Quotation Explorer - 'Grip'

Spreading its wings, her love stretched out and touching his tangled, frozen soul and from the first word, became ensnared in its icy grip where it remained, intrinsically entwined within an alternating web of dreams and nightmares. Forever lost, forever lost... - Virginia Alison
But when one does not complain, and when one wants to master oneself with a tyrant’s grip one’s faculties rise in revolt and one pays for outward calm with an almost unbearable inner struggle. - Charlotte Brontë
Keep extending hand for friendship. Those alive will grip yours with theirs, while the morally dead will inflate; rubbing their own palms. - Aniruddha Sastikar
If you want control, loosen your grip. You're strangling your employees. Letting go is actually holding on. - Richie Norton
Sometimes we do grip the concert in a human head, and so hold it that in a way we get a record of it into paint, but the vision and expressing of one day will not do for the next. - Robert Henri
My body was jerking and shaking, and I remembered John when he was in the Tunnels with Lena. The weird jerking and twitching he seemed unable to control.Was this what it felt like to be in the grip of Abraham Ravenwood? - Kami Garcia
As I feel into a darker sleep, I understood that I had learned something. Now that I knew fear, I also knew that it was not permanent. As powerful as it was, its grip on me would loosen. It would pass. - Louise Erdrich
When the resurrection sings itself in the robin's glad song, and bursting buds defy the death grip of winter, and you walk upon the yielding earth near my grave...remember that my soul is not there, but rather it is absent from the body and present with the Lord. - Carl Burnam
In fiction's grip, we may mortage our homes, sell our children, to have whatever it is we crave.
Human pain does not let go of its grip at one point in time. Rather, it works its way out of our consciousness over time. There is a season of sadness. A season of anger. A season of tranquility. A season of hope. - Robert Veninga
Get a grip on yourself. there's only one god here on earth, and that's you. If you don't like the world, make one you like better. - Yasmina Khadra
He felt, rather than saw, her chin lift toward him. But instead of pulling her hand from his grip and turning away, she tightened her own fingers and unceremoniously, unexpectedly, threw herself down the incline, dragging him with her.Dragging him with her! - V.S. Carnes
The fear o’ hell’s a hangman’s whip to haud the wretch in order; But where ye feel your honor grip, let that aye be your border. - Robert Burns
As I see it, life is an effort to grip before they slip through one's fingers and slide into oblivion, the startling, the ghastly or the blindingly exquisite fish of the imagination before they whip away on the endless current and are lost for ever in oblivion's black ocean. - Mervyn Peake
A tenacious grip on our own ideals, irrespective of hurdles, would propel us towards self-actualization! - Deeba Salim Irfan
The popular idea that a child forgets easily is not an accurate one. Many people go right through life in the grip of an idea which has been impressed on them in very tender years. - Agatha Christie
Guys like him, the ones who grip the Bible so tight they leave fingernail grooves, they're the ones who are the most scared of their dark side. Always going too far the other way, fighting for the Lord, often just because it gives them an excuse to fight. - David Wong
Nothing in all the world is so nonsensical and contradictory, save mortals, that is, who live in the grip of the superstitions of the past. - Anne Rice
If your grip on coins of life is not strong enough than they will gradually slip away from your hands,for surely one day you will find that your hands are empty - Kiran
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