Quotation Explorer - 'Hands'

Computers force us into creating with our minds and prevent us from making things with our hands. They dull the skills we use in everyday life. - Clifford Stoll
As you awaken to the new day, put your hands to your heart, breath in and say: I am loved. I am love. I love, I love, I love. - Eileen Anglin
I wanna DeYtH Banger in my hands... he to die! - Deyth Banger
Hold my hands; kiss my forehead, hug me and look in my eyes; maybe today is the last day you can do this. - M.F. Moonzajer
Trust is not an obsession, it's an extension of love. When we truly love someone, we give them our heart to hold in their hands. And when that love is returned, that very trust is balm to our souls. - Julie Lessman
When you go into court, you're putting your fate in the hands of 12 people not smart enough to get out of jury duty. - Norm Crosby
We all suffer ills at the hands of others; however, reactions to these injustices differ like night and day. Many seek to punish the world for their suffering, but some work hard to save the world from experiencing similar grief. - Richelle E. Goodrich
I want these gentle hands... and this kind smile... although I should not want such a thing. - Matsuri Hino
Criminals do not die by the hands of the law. They die by the hands of other men. - George Bernard Shaw
Empaths did not come into this world to be victims, we came to be warriors. Be brave. Stay strong. We need all hands on deck. - Anthon St. Maarten
The decadent international but individualistic capitalism in the hands of which we found ourselves after the war is not a success. It is not intelligent. It is not beautiful. It is not just. It is not virtuous. And it doesn't deliver the goods. - John Maynard Keynes
This is the funniest book I’ve ever held in my hands. --, Pulitzer Prize winning humorist and author says about Radical Sabbatical - Dave Barry
I knelt in front of life, folded my hands and prayed for some more time; there couldn't be any. My heart bled and so did my tearful eyes.Time, they say, flies, but I saw it slowly passing by taking each of my tardy breaths with it as it walked out of my life... - Sanhita Baruah
Jesus Christ has already come to suffer in the hands of men and He shall least entertain anyone who will disturb Him in eternal eternity in the Kingdom of God! If you want to join Him, ponder! - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Every normal man must be tempted at times to spit on his hands, hoist the black flag, and begin to slit throats. - H. L. Mencken
Walking together and exchanging kisses.Holding hands like we're Mr. and Mrs. - Vineeza Shakeeb
...Sometimes they open it up like a package in the presence of a person they can talk to,' she said. 'Someone they can trust.' She held out her hands. 'Any person who is carrying a lot of sadness,' she said, 'needs to be able to rest sometimes, and to put it down. - Julia A. Schumacher
Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands. - Anne Frank
The Lord has filled my hands until it spilleth over; I am happy to give. - K.A. Hosein
We live by faith. Our fate is in the hands of the faithful God. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Yin and yang are the left and right hands of the Infinite creator, destroyer, and reproducer of everything that exists. - George Ohsawa
Few of us are aware that the act of eating can be a powerful statement of commitment to our own well-being, and at the same time the creation of a healthier habitat. Your health, happiness, and the future of life on earth are rarely so much in your own hands as when you sit down to eat. - John Robbins
The deeds of our hands is directly proportional to the thoughts of our hearts. - Paul Bamikole
When we forgive someone, it doesn’t justify what they’ve done. It releases them into God’s hands so He can deal with them. - Stormie Omartian
If you have love in your heart you have the world in your hands. - Matshona Dhliwayo
We play the hands of cards life gives us. And the worst hands can make us the best players. - Doc Searls
Believing the phenomenon of karma is placing your destiny in the hands of the devil. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Tyranny is the exercise of some power over a man, which is not warranted by law, or necessary for the public safety. A people can never be deprived of their liberties, while they retain in their own hands, a power sufficient to any other power in the state. - Noah Webster
Oh build your ship of death, oh build it in time and build it lovingly, and put it between the hands of your soul. - D.H. Lawrence
I've always wondered how much can you do for your fellow man if your hands are constantly stuck together in Prayers for them? - Stanley Victor Paskavich
From the moment I held the box of colors in my hands, I knew this was my life. I threw myself into it like a beast that plunges towards the thing it loves. - Henri Matisse
The best way to handle life, is to put your life in God's hands. - Anthony Liccione
Ideals are like stars. You will not succeed in touching them with your hands. But, like the seafaring man on the desert of waters, you choose them as your guides and following them you will reach your destiny. - Unknown
Love in your heart is better than gold in your hands. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Your security does not lie in the hands of Kerry, Bush or al-Qaeda. Your security is in your own hands.
I tried to gather all the pieces… I picked each one and fixed them so perfectly. No one could say that I was broken once but they saw my hands, lacerated by the splinters of my heart… - Jasmine Kiyani
Hey, I write fiction. I just make this stuff up, unless I get my hands on some good juicy truth. You know the kind I'm talking about ... that stranger-than variety. - Dick Peterson
To think that we grasp the fullness of life is to say that by holding a mere drop of water in our hands we are able to understand the immensity of the ocean. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
I'm committed to seeing this project done. To see if within this decade we can finally hold in our hands the rule for our universe, and know where our universe lies in the space of all possible universes. - Stephen Wolfram
People who walk across dark bridges, past saints,with dim, small lights.Clouds which move across gray skiespast churcheswith towers darkened in the dusk.One who leans against granite railinggazing into the evening waters,His hands resting on old stones. - Franz Kafka
The wolf blood, Arya remembered now. I'll be as strong as Robb, I said I would. She took a deep breath, then lifted the broomstick in both hands and brought down across her knee. It broke with a loud crack, and she threw the pieces aside. 'I am a direwolf, and done with the wooden teeth. - George R.R. Martin
Soft on the neck of either dove love's hands let slip the reins: and while we look for light of love, love's twilight wanes... - Oksana Rus
A quotation in a speech, article or book is like a rifle in the hands of an infantryman. It speaks with authority. - Brendan Francis
If I shake hands with anti-Me it will be the end of me. - Siren Waroe
A friend is one to whom you can pour out the contents of your heart, chaff and grain alike. Knowing that the gentlest of hands will take and sift it, keep what is worth keeping and with a breath of kindness, blow the rest away. - Unknown
The place to improve the world is first in one's own heart and head and hands.
The hands of man can manufacture many things both penetratingly brilliant and utterly astounding. Yet, despite their amazing dexterity and profound skill they cannot manufacture hope. Such a masterpiece as that is left for the hands of God and a manger crafted by those hands. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Gather the stars if you wish it soGather the songs and keep them.Gather the faces of women.Gather for keeping years and years.And then...Loosen your hands, let go and say good-bye.Let the stars and songs go.Let the faces and years go.Loosen your hands and say good-bye. - Carl Sandburg
Exactly when will you give up?When things will seem out of your hands ?When situations will seem out of your control?Will you try to control them? Or will you let go?Will you give up then? Or will you keep holding on?Don't tell me that I gave up; I didn't.Because I didn't let go; I just let it be. - Sanhita Baruah
Your ears hear much,but your heart hears more.Your eyes see much,but your mind sees more.Your toungue says much,but your soul says more.Your feet travel much,but your imagination travels more.Your hands do much,but your mind does more. - Matshona Dhliwayo
You ever noticed how people who believe in Creationism look really un-evolved? You ever noticed that? Eyes real close together, eyebrow ridges, big furry hands and feet. "I believe God created me in one day". Yeah, looks like He rushed it - Bill Hicks
There is no law of progress. Our future is in our own hands, to make or to mar. It will be an uphill fight to the end, and would we have it otherwise? Let no one suppose that evolution will ever exempt us from struggles. 'You forget,' said the Devil, with a chuckle, 'that I have been evolving too.' - William Ralph Inge
INJUSTICE, n. A burden which of all those that we load upon others and carry ourselves is lightest in the hands and heaviest upon the back. - Ambrose Bierce
Brutality and injustice made us raise our hands towards the sky for years; God didn’t respond us, but drones came to our rescue. - M.F. Moonzajer
Your life is in your hands. Only YOU have the capacity to turn it into a rosy path or a thorn filled one. Increase your vibrational output with Cosmic Ordering and your future will be rosy. - Stephen Richards
Hold my hands and let walk together in love. - Lailah Gifty Akita
They'll get my Kindle when they pry it from my cold dead hands, if my corpse will release it. - Elizabeth Horton-Newton
How many a man has thrown up his hands at a time when a little more effort, a little more patience would have achieved success? - Elbert Hubbard
If I were born a woman, my clothes would be for any man with rough hands to tear down and my body to be made love to by any heart lost enough to love - Prabhukrishna M
If the hard workers be ever appraised honestly by the organisation’s head, then the history would have never witnessed the case of the hands being cut-off of the workforce who created the huge structure. - Anuj Somany
...Where we got to know eachother. Not just with words, it was how we observed eachother's movements. The way your smile only effected the lower half of your face. How our hands moved when they were close: as if they had minds of their own. - Elaine Turnbo
I want more,' he says. 'I want more with you. I want to hold hands in public. I want to drive you home from work and give you a kiss good night. And talk on the phone so late we fall asleep. - Julie Murphy
I Have Learned Why People Work So Hard To Succeed: It Is Because They Envy The Things Their Neighbors Have. But It Is Useless. It Is Like Chasing The Wind....It Is Better To Have Only A Little, With Peace Of Mind, Than Be Busy All The Time With Both Hands, Trying To Catch The Wind - Anonymous
The mask of art is the means through which corruption is spread. The mask makes vice seem beautiful, turns squalor and nastiness into glamorous thrill, seduces the onlooker into the game and leaves him or her with the corpse on his hands. - Jennifer Birkett
I wasn’t finished with you, Pru, he said softly. I had plans.Oh boy. Maybe I had plans, too.Yeah? Closing the gap between them, one of his hands went to her hip, the other slid up her back to anchor her to him. Tell me. Tell me slowly and in great detail. - Jill Shalvis
Your driver is on the steer, driving you and you can feel free to doze in the car; this is trust built on competence. Competence is to ensure that your actions put people's hearts at ease when things are in your hands. - Israelmore Ayivor
Marriage is a cooperation between two adults holding God's hands - Farid F. Ibrahim
I hate what you represent."... "Power without conviction." Isana replied, her tone lifeless, matter of fact. "Ambition without conscience. Decent folk suffer at the hands of those like you. - Jim Butcher
We have hands that must work, brains that must think, and personalities that must be developed. - Jill Lepore
There is no such thing as a problem without a gift for you in its hands. You seek problems because you need their gifts. - Richard Bach
Whenever you jump off a cliff at GOD's command, be sure that you will fly! Either by soaring on the palm of His hands or on the parachute of that command or you will suddenly have wings pop out and sustain you in the air. Either way, you will be flying and He'll be the one behind it all. - TemitOpe Ibrahim
Exercise care with what it is you do when you hold my heart in your hands. For it is my love that makes you special. When it is gone, you shall soon know it and you shall be special no more.Shane KP O'Neill - The Gates Of Babylon - Shane K.P. O'Neill
A man must marry only a very pretty woman in case he should ever want some other man to take her off his hands. - Sacha Guitry
The truth was a mirror in the hands of God. It fell, and broke into pieces. Everybody took a piece of it, and they looked at it and thought they had the truth. - Jalaluddin Rumi
The value of the award, reward or prize is not the size of the money or fame it is attached with ,but the worth in terms of the TRUSTWORTHINESS of the authority from whose hands the winners receive it. - Anuj Somany
There is nothing higher-class than real craftsmanship, diversity, originality and the service of skilled human hands. - Bryant McGill
Change is fundamentally in the hands of People Cause there is no Greater Alternative to People's Awakening - Venkat Gandhi
Her hands crept around his neck, tangling in his hair to keep him closer, even though she knew that beautiful boys with expiration dates couldn't be held, only borrowed for a time. - Martina Boone
People who worry that nuclear weaponry will one day fall in the hands of the Arabs, fail to realize that the Islamic bomb has been dropped already, it fell the day MUHAMMED (pbuh) was born. - Joseph Adam Pearson.
You are destiny for greatness. Your future is in the hands of the Lord. - Lailah Gifty Akita
With one day's reading a man may have the key in his hands. - Ezra Pound
The soul's hands carry the heart's burdens. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Everything is good as it comes from the hands of the Maker of the world, but degenerates once it gets into the hands of man - Jean-Jacques Rousseau
The destiny of every country is in the hands of the people who know God. - Sunday Adelaja
Every woman’s heart cannot be opened with words; sometimes you need to use your hands. - M.F. Moonzajer
Into the hands of every individual is given a marvelous power for good or evil---the silent, unconscious, unseen influence of his life. This is simply the radiation of what man really is, not what he pretends to be. - William George Jordan
Only something in me understands the voice of your eyes is deeper than all roses. Nobody, not even the rain has such small hands. - E.E. Cummings
No man can sit down and withhold his hands from the warfare against wrong and get peace from his acquiescence. - Woodrow Wilson
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
Do not stand at a distance and wave hands. Get closer and hug. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Hold a true friend with both hands. - Nigerian Proverb
I wish you all had one neck and that I had my hands on it. - Carl Panzram
I am what no one else is, and in the hands of God I can do what no one else does. And if I dare set such a truth in motion I will change my world. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
A friend is one to whom one may pour out the contents of one's heart, chaff and grain together, knowing that gentle hands will take and sift it, keep what is worth keeping, and with a breath of kindness, blow the rest away. - George Eliot
Never trust on unknown hands, You will never know how they stand by you and back stab with their brains. - Debolina Bhawal
The radio is in the hands of such a lot of fools tryin' to anesthetize the way that you feel. - Elvis Costello
Every problem has a gift for you in its hands. - Richard Bach
Sing before the spirits and dance with the earth deitiesAnd you will be able to compose your own tune.Then you and I, united, will clap hands joyously,Singing 'tum-tiddly-um tum-tiddly-um-tum. - Hongzhi Zhengjue
Dip your hands into life, scoop up memories, dreams, questions and ideas and weave them into stories. - Naomi Kinsman
Be simple, don't carry the baggage the past, open your hands, and let it go. - Debasish Mridha
The person who tolerates ‘exactly’ (with understanding) hands over his ‘case’ to nature. There is no need to punish anyone. Nature itself will punish him. - Dada Bhagwan
God works on earth only through the prayers of believers and based on this basis, the destiny of this world is not in the hands of earthly kings and rulers but in the hands of prayer warriors. - Sunday Adelaja
The sin underneath all our sins is to trust the lie of the serpent that we cannot trust the love and grace of Christ and must take matters into our own hands - Martin Luther
Just because we are capable of art didn't what lay in front of him could be dismissed as aberration, that we could take what we admired and fence that off as human, dismissing the rest as monstrous. The same hands committed both. Brains don't undermine the savagery. They made us better at it. - Michael Marshall
We have two eyes... two hands... two legs... but we can focus on one!??!?Naah, lie double and triple... I can focus on 2 and do 3... - Deyth Banger
Let a joy keep you. Reach out your hands and take it runs by. - Carl Sandburg
When life hands you a lemon, say, 'Oh yeah, I like lemons! What else ya got? - Henry Rollins
To get fruits from the tree branches, shake them with hands; to get fruits from men, shake them with clever ideas! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Love in your heart gives you the universe in your hands. - Matshona Dhliwayo
When you cling to something from the past, your hands cannot be open to receive the gifts of the future. - Kate McGahan
Her hands moved up his arms and tried to ignore the tingling zapping her skin like the metal edges of the Operation game. - Shannyn Leah, Lakeshore Candy
You are ice and fire The touch of you burns my hands like snow - Amy Lowell
One who lives for himself chases after the wind;at the end he will have nothing in his hands. - Matshona Dhliwayo
She’d said she loved him. She'd put that impossible, unimaginably beautiful gift in his hands and he’d thrown it back at her. To save her. To save himself. - V.S. Carnes
The way our fingers intertwine feels so natural and right; as if our hands hold memories of meeting in a thousand other lifetimes. - John Mark Green
Books aren't just booksthey're a completely different worldin the palm of your hands - Charlotte
A woman should never have a need to fear the man who holds her in his arms; neither his hands that touches her. - Ellen J. Barrier
The preservation of the sacred fire of liberty and the destiny of the republican model of government are justly considered... deeply, ...finally, staked on the experiment entrusted to the hands of the American people. - George Washington
The world is not interested in titles and positions, all it wants is your creative mind and the genuinity of the work of your hands. - Euginia Herlihy
We hold in our hands, the most precious gift of all: Freedom. The freedom to express our art. Our love. The freedom to be who we want to be. We are not going to give that freedom away and no one shall take it from us! - Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider
Memory lived not in initial possession but in the freed hands, pardoned and freed, and in the heart that can empty but fill again, in the patterns restored by dreams. - Eudora Welty
Technology is destructive only in the hands of people who do not realize that they are one and the same process as the universe. - Alan W. Watts
One way at a time I'll try to lend these broken hands of mine give my strength, be my light. - Joe Brooks
Speech is the body part of thinking, the voice of the mind. Writing is the blood and mind mixing to speak through the fingers, through the hands. - Lenora Champagne
Writing is not necessarily something to be ashamed of, but do it in private and wash your hands afterwards. - Robert A. Heinlein
Would those of you in the cheaper seats clap your hands? And the rest of you, if you'll just rattle your jewelry. - John Lennon
If my hands are fully occupied in holding on to something, I can neither give nor receive. - Dorothee Solle
Just continue to "walk in the light" you have been given, and leave the future in God's hands. If He is calling you to do a job, He will make it possible for you to care for your family and overcome any other barriers to that responsibility. - James C. Dobson
Maybe I am getting too grown to want to sleep with Mama. But like a baby, I still have this smallness to my mind. I don't need her hands to convince me the world I can't see from under my blanket is real. I need her hands to do more than her words. Convince me the world I see outside it- ain't. - Connie Rose Porter
Whenever He answers prayers, God usually prioritizes those by people who, instead of their mouths, have prayed with their hands and/or feet. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Men would have been badly in trouble if their hands didn’t fit their dick. - M.F. Moonzajer
She wakes in a puddle of sunlight.Her hands asleep beside her.Her hair draped on the lawnlike a mantle of cloth.I give her my trothfor our love is whole;her breath is my wine,her scent is my soul. - Roman Payne
Let a joy keep you. Reach out your hands and take it when it runs by. - Carl Sandburg
I wanted to know every story behind the scars on her curves. I wanted to decipher the whispers hidden beneath her every breath. I wanted to unravel her with my hands. - Hubert Martin
I feel proud that I have been counted worthy to have blood shed by a traitor, and to suffer torture at the hands of those who have undertaken to trail our Flag in the dust. Signed, Yours as Ever, Franklin M. Haven. - Franklin Marion Havens
To make a man happy, fill his hands with work.
Restlessness and impatience change nothing except our peace and joy. Peace does not dwell in outward things, but in the heart prepared to wait trustfully and quietly on Him who has all things safely in His hands. - Elisabeth Elliot
Holding hands in love is underrated, while sex is overrated. Don't you think so? - Kiran Joshi
wait until god call u , but don't wait forone's helping hand because god given utwo hands - yakoobkhan
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again. - Malcolm X
To increase the chances of a writer trying to kill themselves, cut off their hands. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Don't entrust your future on others' hands. Rather make decisions by yourself with the help of God's guidance. Hold your beliefs so tight and never let go of them! - Hark Herald Sarmiento
Perhaps it's no coincidence that the word words is an anagram of sword. Well-used words cut through ambiguity and confusion like a sharp sword in the hands of an expert swordsman. - Anu Garg
You can be all that you wish to be.The power is in your own hands. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Let others lead small lives, but not you.. Let others argue over small things, but not you.. Let others cry over small hurts, but not you.. Let others leave their future in someone else's hands, but not you. - Jim Rohn
When we lift our hands in praise and worship, we break spiritual jars of perfume over Jesus. The fragrance of our praise fills the whole earth and touches the heart of God. - Dennis Ignatius
No law ever written has stopped any robber, rapist or killer, like cold blue steel in the hands of their last intended victim. - W. Emerson Wright
Father Break my heart for what breaks yoursGive me open hands and open doorsPut your light in my eyes and let me seeThat my own little world is not about me - Matthew West
For centuries we have been ripped apart by the hands of others as well as ourselves. Our personalities have been conditioned to become disconnected from our most Earthly ancestral knowledge. The days of disconnectedness are over. We must begin anew. - Dacha Avelin
Don't rule out working with your hands. It does not preclude using your head. - Andy Rooney
Success has no idle hands; affords no legs at rest. - Johnnie Dent Jr.
O wise man, wash your hands of that friend who associates with your enemies. - Saadi
For those of you in the cheap seats I'd like ya to clap your hands to this one; the rest of you can just rattle your jewelry! - John Lennon
The destiny of your nation is in your hands, waiting for your actions. - Sunday Adelaja
Ears for wisdom, hands for work, eyes for opportunities, and a mouth for thanks. - Matshona Dhliwayo
If evolution really works, how come mothers only have two hands? - Milton Berle
A great fortune in the hands of a fool is a great misfortune.
Philip Roth is a good writer, but I wouldn't want to shake hands with him.
That's the thing about hands. I love to hold hands because it brings comfort to me to know and feel I'm holding onto the person I love. - Shailee J-N
You never forget the books you loved as a kid. You never forget the poems you memorized, the first book you read until the cover fell off, the book you read hidden from your mother. What an honor to hold hands with a child's imagination in this way. - Meg Medina
Kent steepled his fingers in consideration. Blood-red rubies flashed in the sunlight, like the eyes of a demon clutched in his hands. - V.S. Carnes
Love has many eyes to seek the lost,many ears to hear the weeping,many hands to uphold the poor,and many feet to visit the sick. - Matshona Dhliwayo
We keep asking where they have gonethose years we remember and wereach for them like hands in the night - W.S. Merwin
Busy hands achieve more than idle tongues. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Never go anywhere without a book in your hands. - JBeartheBW
Who are you to judge the life i livei know i'm not perfect and i don't live to be.but before you start pointing fingersmake sure your hands are clean. - Jimi Hendrix
Sometimes that mountain you've been climbing is just a grain of sand, and what you've been up there searching for forever, is in your hands. When you figure out love is all that matters after all it sure makes everything else seem so small. - Carrie Underwood
...You won't age? I promise you this - your hands will go shiny and transparent and at the slightest bruise they'll bleed... - John Geddes
Often the hands will solve a mystery that the intellect has struggled with in vain. - C.G. Jung
To lift up the hands in prayer gives God glory, but a man with a dungfork in his hand, a woman with a slop pail, give Him glory, too. God is so great that all things give Him glory if you mean that they should. - Gerard Manley Hopkins
When you read to a child, when you put a book in a child's hands, you are bringing that child news of the infinitely varied nature of life. You are an awakener. - Paula Fox
A substantial minority of DID patients report sadistic, exploitive, and coercive abuse at the hands of organized groups. Guidelines for Treating Dissociative Identity Disorder in Adults, Third Revision - James A. Chu
Sydney, look at me.' He rested his hands on the car roof and leaned in. 'No one is going to hurt you. Do you know why?' She shook her head, and Victor smiled. 'Because I'll hurt them first. - V.E. Schwab
Knowledge is a deadly friend when no-one sets the rules. The fate of all mankind, I see, is in the hands of fools.
When they have discovered truth in nature they fling it into a book, where it is even worse hands. - Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
We've all got the power to kill in our hands, but most of us are afraid to use it. Those who aren't, control life itself. - Richard Ramirez
The sun and the moon and the stars would have disappeared long ago . . . had they happened to be within the reach of predatory human hands. - Henry Ellis
For students of every ability and background, it is the simply miraculous act of reading a good book that turns them into readers. The job of adults who care about reading is to move heaven and earth to put that book into a child's hands. - Nancy Atwell
Whenever I encounter writer’s block, I stop writing with my hands; and I then start writing with my legs. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Take your life in your own hands and what happens? A terrible thing: no one to blame. - Erica Jong
Slowly, Jimmy held up his outstretched hands. Men had been arguing for two hundred years about this gesture; would every creature, everywhere in the universe, interpret this as "See--no weapons"? But no one could think of anything better. - Arthur C. Clarke
I wish I could fall asleep. But with a good book in my hands, I stay awake to finish reading. - Lailah Gifty Akita
I am more modest now, but I still think that one of the pleasantest of all emotions is to know that I, I with my brain and my hands, have nourished my beloved few, that I have concocted a stew or a story, a rarity or a plain dish, to sustain them truly against the hungers of the world. - M.F.K. Fisher
Every day He humbles Himself just as He did when from from His heavenly throne into the Virgin's womb; every day He comes to us and lets us see Him in lowliness, when He descends from the bosom of the Father into the hands of the priest at the altar. - Francis of Assisi
He is free knows how to keep in his own hands the power to decide.
Why is it that, as a culture, we are more comfortable seeing two men holding guns than holding hands?
When Roseanne read the first script of mine that got into her hands without being edited by someone else she said, 'How can you write a middle-aged woman this well?' I said, 'If you met my mom you wouldn't ask'. - Joss Whedon
Fate lies in our hands, its just that we need to be brave enough to read it & desire enough to change it - Anamika Mishra
I have ugly hands, but I'm grateful 'coz they work beautifully! - Margo Vader
Nothing will ruin the country if the people themselves will undertake its safety; and nothing can save it if they leave that safety in any hands but their own. - Daniel Webster
Love has no eyes, but sees much,has no ears, but hears much,has no hands, but does much,has no mind, but thinks much,and has no heart but feels much. - Matshona Dhliwayo
It’s like I’m trying to keep the bad away with one hand while holding on to the good with the other, and it just doesn’t work. It’s stupid. I need both hands. So I guess I just have to spread out my arms and accept the bad with the good. - Andrea Lochen
I always talk about love but I’ve seen a life where I can live without it, where I can eat with my hands, make the whole bed, leave the light on for myself. - Caitlyn Siehl
A book can be as dangerous as a sword in the right hands. - George R.R. Martin
Children are like clay in the hands of teachers. Like a sculptor we can chisel and carve their personalities with our behavior. - Balroop Singh
Extend your loving and kind hands towards others. In return you will find that the whole universe will be kind to you. - Debasish Mridha
To which hand do I choose to strike with when both hands are guided by the same heart? - Carroll Bryant
Tomorrow is the most important thing in life. Comes into us at midnight, very clean. When it arrives it is perfect. It puts itself in our hands. It hopes we learned something from yesterday. - Unknown
Facts or opinions which are to pass through the hands of so many, to be misconceived by folly in one, and ignorance in another, can hardly have much truth left. - Jane Austen
This assignment could damn well project all the words across my face and the ink stain my hands a gory mess before I finished it. - Jazz Feylynn
You are guaranteed failure if you accept it. Victory is almost in your hands if you are willing to die for it. Success is already yours if God has ordained it. - Matshona Dhliwayo
We hold on so tightly, because we’re terrified of loss. We hold on till our hands bleed. And in that self-shattering persistence, we fail to see the answer: Just let go. - Yasmin Mogahed
The best meals are those prepared by loving hands. - Ken Poirot
You don't know what it is to stay a whole day with your head in your hands trying to squeeze your unfortunate brain so as to find a word. - Gustave Flaubert
Never squander money, opportunity or a good wife. They all tend to end up in the hands of someone who won't. - Sotero M Lopez II
I feel like there are more possibilities when I work with my hands. - Oded Ezer
Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep. - Bible
He gave up. No hint of ember behind his eyes nor life in his breath. He snipped the last, overstretched strand of hope, and nicked the strand of life by mistake. He did it with his hands. - Hubert Martin
Two hands working can do more than a thousand clasped in prayer. - Madalyn Murray O'Hair
We are women, and my plea is Let me be a woman, holy through and through, asking for nothing but what God wants to give me, receiving with both hands and with all my heart whatever that is. - Elisabeth Elliot
Culture is the ability to describe Jane Russell without moving your hands - Bob Hope
Idols must never be touched: the gilt will come off on our hands. - Gustave Flaubert
I thought: This is what the living do. And I swooned at the ordinary nature of the task and myself, at my chapped hands and square palms, at the way my wrists bent and fingers flexed inside this living body. - Dee Williams
A truly rich man is one whose children run into his arms when his hands are empty. - Ziad K. Abdelnour
Indecision is like a stepchild: if he does not wash his hands, he is called dirty, if he does, he is wasting water. - African Proverb
My Love wakes in a puddle of sunlight.Her hands asleep beside her.Her hair draped on the lawnlike a mantle of cloth.I give her my lifefor our love is wholeI sing her beauty in my soul. - Roman Payne
It is only once we stop taking everything for granted and fully open our hearts to the beauty that surrounds us that we will understand the importance of joining our hands in the construction of a better world for the people of generations to come. - Francisco Battiti
We forget that the simple gesture of putting a book in someone's hands can change a life. I want to remind you that it can. I want to thank you because it did. - 2010 Indies Choice Award - Kate DiCamillo
The Hands create, what the Heart feels! - courtland kusmierz
Power rarely ends up in the hands of those who start a revolution, or even those who further it; power sticks to those who bring it to a conclusion - Robert Greene
I'd spent five minutes looking at Twitter once and felt I'd wandered into a poker game where everyone immediately displayed their hands against the cool green of the felt. - Jeff Abbott
Run your purpose on the toes of your feet before people can type your success stories with the fingers of their hands. - Israelmore Ayivor
In your goals to go the extra mile, prepare to pay an extra cost. Excellence is to be exceptional, surpassing, more competent and a step ahead with what is in your hands. - Israelmore Ayivor
To keep any great nation up to a high standard of civilization there must be enough superior characters to hold the balance of power, but the very moment the balance of power gets into the hands of second-rate men and women, a decline of that nation is inevitable. - Christian D. Larson
Life is not fair; you do what it takes and at the end, you are the only person going home with empty hands. - M.F. Moonzajer
If the liberties of the American people are ever destroyed, they will fall by the hands of the clergy. - Marquis De Lafayette
I have the consolation of having added nothing to my private fortune during my public service, and of retiring with hands clean as they are empty. - Thomas Jefferson
One of the greatest pieces of advice I’ve ever gotten in my life was from my mom. When I was a little kid there was a kid who was bugging me at school and she said Okay, I’m gonna tell you what to do. If the kid’s bugging you and puts his hands on you; you pick up the nearest rock... - Johnny Depp
It is bodies that make us real. What is a soul without eyes to look through or hands to hold? - Laini Taylor
See more than your eyes can see.Hear more than your ears can hear.Do more than your hands can do.Go further than your feet can go. - Matshona Dhliwayo
It's awkward how some people refuse to be humans regarding their behaviours! Isn't that against God's will for he created them as humans? And yet, they at night hold hands up and ask God for forgiveness and to grant them their wishes; when he created animals sinless. - Mustafa SULTAN
If you are holding hands with others, you can't hold a gun! - Allan Rufus
People call you extremist when you are spreading Islam but always remember that you are not..they are extremist because they are endangering there own life with there own hands. - Muhammad Mubbashir
My hands are dying. - Courtney Summers
When life hands you a lemon, say 'Yeah, I like lemons. What else ya got?'
Before letting someone hold your heart in their hands, make sure their hands are clean. - Matshona Dhliwayo
With rough hands and gentle heart, I'll seduce you. You will feel my power and surrender to desire. - John Mark Green
Never own more than you can carry in both hands at a dead run. - Robert A. Heinlein
In the topsy-turvy world of heavy rock, it's often useful to have a nice, solid piece of wood in your hands.
Focus on what you like and forget about what you don't like, before it drains all your energy.Full equipment on the hands of an empty mind is useless, I prefer a full mind with empty hands. - Cyc Jouzy
Time cannot put anything in your hands until you let go off the time. - Vishwanath S J
Ignorance is toxic. If a man hands you a cup of coffee and pours in what he calls liquid sugar when the container clearly says poison, how bliss is your ignorance? - James Jean-Pierre
That day we held our hands and each other was indeed a beautiful dream. But, we all wake up in the end. - Luke Blaise Pereira
If you have one clean hand and one dirty, you do not get two clean hands by rubbing them together. - The Mexican Horse Thief
Before you ever clasped your hands to pray God was already within your heart to stay. - Stanley Victor Paskavich
Great use they have, when in the hands Of one like me, who understands, Who understands the time and place, The person, manner, and the grace, Which fools neglect; so that we find, If all the requisites are join'd, From whence a perfect joke must spring, A joke's a very serious thing. - Charles Churchill
Dreams are like holding on to a good book in your hands; you have the full story in your palms, but no matter how much you want to get to the end of the story, you have to go through all the pages first; and you are the writer. - T.H Maloa
Far more wondrous than the wonders of the world are wonders of the human body . . . the Eyes, the Ears, the Nose, the Mouth, the Hands, the Head and the Heart. - RVM
All my life I have lived within the very hours of the hands of love. - Valentinno
It's red hot, mate. I hate to think of this sort of book getting in the wrong hands. As soon as I've finished this, I shall recommend they ban it. - Tony Hancock
Maggunitanay ta, unya binanwagan sa bituon, / Latason ta ang hataas nga patag sa kagabhion.(Let us hold hands, and guided by the stars, / Let us tread the long pathway of the night.) - Vicente Bandillo
The world is not interested in titles and positions, all it wants is your creative mind and the genuinity of the work your hands. - Euginia Herlihy
State ownership! It leads only to absurd and monstrous conclusions; state ownership means state monopoly, concentrated in the hands of one party and its adherents, and that state brings only ruin and bankruptcy to all. - Benito Mussolini
I don't know what it is about you that closes and opens; only something in me understands the voice of your eyes is deeper than all the roses. Nobody, not even the rain, has such small hands. - E.E. Cummings
Win hearts, and you have all men's hands and purses. - William Cecil Burleigh
The good poet sticks to his real loves, to see within the realm of possibility. He never tries to hold hands with God or the human race.
Life and time is short it's best to take both in hands and enjoy it while it last - Joyce Guo
When I'm with you, I can't keep my hands off of you. When I'm not with you, I can't keep my hands off of myself. - Anonymous
Prayer is not asking. Prayer is putting oneself in the hands of God, at His disposition, and listening to His voice in the depth of our hearts. - Mother Teresa
The painter has the Universe in his mind and hands. - Leonardo da Vinci
I've always liked Belgian waffles, but I must say, I didn't think I would one day be having Belgian waffles in Belgium! I just sort of POOF found myself there and there I was with a gigantic Belgian waffle in my hands, standing on a sidewalk in Belgium! - C. JoyBell C.
Take your life in your own hands, and what happens? A terrible thing: no one to blame. - Erica Jong
He had the blue kite in his hands; that was the first thing I saw. And I can't lie now and say my eyes didn't scan it for any rips. - Khaled Hosseini
God doesn't hand you an easy life because you will grow in it. He hands you a dream with hurdles, obstacles, setbacks, battles and challenges because he knows the real you is at the finishing line. - Shannon L. Alder
A man who works with his hands is a laborer; a man who works with his hands and his brain is a craftsman; but a man who works with his hands and his brain and his heart is an artist. - Louis Nizer
Faith and love are apt to be spasmodic in the best minds. Men live the brink of mysteries and harmonies into which they never enter, and with their hands on the door-latch they die outside. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Life hands us storms so we can paint rainbows. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Jesus promises a life in which we increasingly have to stretch out our hands and be led into places where we would rather not go. - Henri J.M. Nouwen
Never cry because you have mountains of problem in your hands to solve. Always smile because each problems will someday resolve. - Santosh Kalwar
Words -- so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them. - Nathaniel Hawthorne
Loveis not leaning on each other, adjusting to fit a different size.Loveis simply two hands reached out in the darkness,saying; I’ll be your light, if you’ll be mine. - Charlotte Eriksson
ALLIANCE, n. In international politics, the union of two thieves who have their hands so deeply inserted in each other's pockets that they cannot separately plunder a third. - Ambrose Bierce
I hunger for your sleek laugh and your hands the color of a furious harvest. I want to eat the sunbeams flaring in your beauty. - Pablo Neruda
Grandma Harken was sharpening her garden shears. Her hands slowed on the file and she said finally, He’ll get in trouble and he’ll figure it out. Best to do it without us standing over him. It’s the only way anybody ever learns to clean up after themselves. - Ursula Vernon
Logan stopped and gazed skyward as the kite began to soar above them, and when he clapped his hands at Ben's obvious joy, she was strucked by the simple truth that sometimes the most ordinary things could be made extraordinary, simply by doing them with the right people. - Nicholas Sparks
If you want a fried fish to fly and enter your mouth, you must keep waiting till the unending time ends. Dead fish doesn't fly. If you want to eat it, your own hands must carry it. - Israelmore Ayivor
It is fairy dust and wanderlust that guide our hands to create what our hearts desire. - Gayle Wray
nothing would be more fatal than for the Government of States to get in the hands of experts. Expert knowledge is limited knowledge, and the unlimited ignorance of the plain man who knows where it hurts is a safer guide than any rigorous direction of a specialized character. - Winston S. Churchill
Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed. - Joseph Vissarionovich Stalin
Suffering occurs when love's two hands pull your soul in two directions. - Eric Micha'el Leventhal
Don’t expect success to fall from the sky if it didn't evaporate from the sweat of your hands. - Matshona Dhliwayo
It is easier to move mountains using God's hands. - Matshona Dhliwayo
It's the way we deal with what fate hands us that defines who we are. - Lisa Graff
In each of us, two natures are at war the good and the evil. All our lives the fight goes on between them, and one of them must conquer. But in our own hands lies the power to choose what we want most to be we are. - Robert Louis Stevenson
Infinite striving to be the best is man's duty, it is it's own reward. Everything else is in God's hands. - Mahatma Gandhi
Remember that it is nothing to do your duty, that is demanded of you and is no more meritorious than to wash your hands when they are dirty; the only thing that counts is the love of duty; when love and duty are one, then grace is in you and you will enjoy a happiness which passes all understanding. - W. Somerset Maugham
Love has eyes, but does not judge,and has hands, but does not hurt. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Men have no right to put the well-being of the present generation wholly out of the question. Perhaps the only moral trust with any certainty in our hands is the care of our own time. - Edmund Burke
Death. I have fed that foul beast a feast, and yet it still hungers. I have killed… many. My hands are covered in blood that will not wash out, blood that will stain them for as long as I draw breath. - [author:Emmanuel M Arriaga|14242139], [book:Foundra: The Rift War|26208458]
Magnus raised his hands above his head and clapped once. The room flooded with light. "You see? You think that would be possible without magic? "Actually," replied Simon, "It is. If you watched infomercials you'd know that. - Cassandra Clare
Happiness is not something you have in your hands; it is something you carry in your heart. - Al Hughes
Do what you can,do what you must,and do what you love.Use your mind as much as possible,your mouth as little as possible,and your hands as much as needed. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Forming Holiness with filthy hands and heart which leads to a disastrous future is like trying to impress or form when your life is without formation. - Peter Isekiigbe DE Rock
Words - so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them. - Nathaniel Hawthorne
There are now two great nations in the world, which starting from different points, seem to be advancing toward the same goal: the Russians and the Anglo-Americans...Each seems called by some secret design of Providence one day to hold in its hands the destinies of half the world. - Alexis de Tocqueville
I'm all in favor of keeping dangerous weapons out of the hands of fools. Let's start with typewriters. - Frank Lloyd Wright
Your mind can imagine what others cannot.Your heart can sense what others cannot.Your soul can receive what others cannot.Your feet can go where others cannot.Your hands can do what others cannot. - Matshona Dhliwayo
You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist. - Mahatma Gandhi
Love has no hands, but can touch your heart, and no feet, but can move your soul. - Matshona Dhliwayo
She is so distinct to me, it's as though I had run my hands all over her. - Franz Kafka
The Fates and Furies, as well as the Graces and Sirens, glide with linked hands over life. - Jean Paul Friedrich Richter
Hands. Cheeks. Eyes. Lips.Neck. Ears.Thighs.Heart. Soul.Ahh!the things I get tosavor you with. - Sanober Khan
I could not see beauty until I held hands with chaos in silence. - Vironika Tugaleva
It is better to hug than shake hands. - Lailah Gifty Akita
I write because I have to; because I wouldn't know what to do with my hands if I didn't. - Angeline Trevena
all day long, one storm then another—and I take your hands like gentle flowers that blossom into awareness - John Geddes
I'll be writing as long as I can hold a pen in my curled, crimped arthritic hands and then I'll dictate it, if it comes to that. They'll have to pry my pen out of my cold, dead fingers - and even then, I'll fight 'em for it. Guaranteed. - Wanda Lea Brayton
In fact, when I finally shuffle off this mortalcoil, you will have to pry a book out of my cold, dead hands. - Michael Cart
I woke with sweat beading across my forehead and my hands balled into fists clutching the sheet over my eyes. The dreams. They were back. Haunting me relentlessly. I thought they were gone... I should've known better. (Rayne) - Kimberly Brockman
He who works with his hands is a laborer.He who works with his hands and his head is a craftsman.He who works with his hands and his head and his heart is an artist. - Francis of Assisi
He prayed as he breathed, forming no words and making no specific requests, only holding his heart, like broken birds in cupped hands, - Ellis Peters
Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character. - Wayne W. Dyer
Have you ever paused to be Grateful? For eyes to see, nose to smell, ears to hear, tongue to taste, hands to feel, head to think and heart to love? - RVM
Just a simple prayer today, for those who are sick or going through darkness of any kind. Dear God, we ask that you place your healing hands on the shoulders of our friends and loved ones, who are suffering and relieve them of these hardships, in Jesus name. Amen. - Ron Baratono
The people in your life will either help you shake hands with yourself or they’ll teach you what you don’t want. Everyone, eventually, does one or the other. All pain transforms to learning. All love transforms to self-awareness. - Vironika Tugaleva
Art is something greater and higher than our own skill or knowledge or learning. That art is something which, though produced by human hands, is now wrought by hands alone, but wells up from a deeper source, from a man's soul. - Vincent van Gogh
You can't shake hands with a clenched fist. - Indira Gandhi
Always you, since the moment I first lay my hands on you to heal that bullet wound. SinceI fell inside your soul. Don’t you know that by now, Quinn? - Alyssa Day
The way I see it... If you need both of your hands for whatever it is you're doing, then your brain should probably be in on it too. - Ellen DeGeneres
Hands move rocks; faith moves mountains. - Matshona Dhliwayo
The destiny of any country is in the hands of her church. - Sunday Adelaja
Two hands cut down a few trees, but one matchstick clears a forest. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Whatsoever you set your hands on doing, do it in such a way that your work will always stand out. - Dr. Bien Sufficient
We have reason to believe that man first walked upright to free his hands for masturbation. - Lily Tomlin
Proxy religion involves too great a risk: you had better see to your soul's matters yourself, and leave them in no man's hands. - Spurgeon, Charles H.
A well hit golf shot is a feeling that goes up the shaft, right through your hands and into your heart. - Ben Hogan
Analysis and synthesis ordinarily clarify matters for us about as much as taking a Swiss watch apart and dumping its wheels, springs, hands, threads, pivots, screws and gears into a layman's hands for reassembling, clarifies a watch to a layman.
Why would you put your self esteem in the hands of complete strangers? - Helen Banham Carter
A student whose life is filled with woes least had and understood the hands of a good teacher that shape lives in a distinctive way - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
It is hard to imagine a more stupid or more dangerous way of making decisions than by putting those decisions in the hands of people who pay no price for being wrong. - Thomas Sowell
I am naïve and I have fucked up but I tell you something else. I believe in change. I don't mind getting my hands dirty because my hands are dirty already. I don't mind giving my life to this because I'm only alive because of the compassion and love of others. - Russell Brand
Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal. - Albert Einstein
The Blessing #1:May your eyes be profitable,may your ears be dutiful,may your tongue be insightful,may your hands be successful.May your mind be fruitful,may your heart be blissful,may your soul be joyful,may your life be peaceful. - Matshona Dhliwayo
I'm left with the pages of my life just turning,The story being filled slowly day by day,But the end is approaching and it is out of my hands, Hopefully I will reach my climax,Hopefully I will be able to draw my conclusions,Until then …All I can do is just turn the page - Morris R. Gates
Being a Christian, for some other people, is not cool-praying, reading bible, lifting your hands while singing Christian songs, listening to a boring sermon? But would it still be cool if you're already in hell? Think about that. - Aby Santos
What we say and what we do ultimately comes back to us so let us own our responsibility, place it in our hands, and carry it with dignity and strength.
Who are you to judge the life I live?I know I'm not perfect-and I don't live to be-but before you start pointing fingers...make sure you hands are clean! - Bob Marley
If you really want to eat, keep climbing. The fruits are on the top of the tree. Stretch your hands and keep stretching them. Success is on the top, keep going. - Israelmore Ayivor
To build the bridges of love, extend your hands of kindness. - Debasish Mridha
Everything made by human hands looks terrible under magnification--crude, rough, and asymmetrical. But in nature every bit of life is lovely. And the more magnification we use, the more details are brought out, perfectly formed, like endless sets of boxes within boxes. - Roman Vishniac
Knowledge and the study of God's Word is voided by the folding of unwilling hands. - Joshua Roman
It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges. - Michelangelo Buonarroti
I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw some things back. - Maya Angelou
Men of ill judgment oft ignore the goodThat lies within their hands, till they have lost it. - Sophocles
The wise determine from the gravity of the case; the irritable, from sensibility to oppression; the high minded, from disdain and indignation at abusive power in unworthy hands. - Edmund Burke
The earth makes a sound as of sighs and the last drops fall from the emptied cloudless sky. A small boy, stretching out his hands and looking up at the blue sky, asked his mother how such a thing was possible. Fuck off, she said. - Samuel Beckett
When life hands us a beutiful bouquet of flowers we stare at it in cautious expectation of a bee.
Cruelty and fear shake hands together. An unfulfilled vocation drains the color from a man's entire existence. - Honoré de Balzac
If God created great things with a point of vulnerability, it would lie in the reality that great things die in the hands of great ignorance. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
God needs to bless the works of our hands, but you still need to do some work for God to bless it - Sunday Adelaja
My mother and father held hands. I wondered what that was like, to hold someone's hand. I bet you could sometimes find all of the mysteries of the universe in someone's hand. - Benjamin Alire Sáenz
You are my destiny, Thalia. You are mine. He growled into my lips as he continued to make love to me. My hands clenched his shoulders. The markings on his chest made me feel all the love he possessed for me, and I for him. I touched the markings. Yours, Forever love. - Jessica Florence
When you go into court you are putting your fate into the hands of twelve people who weren't smart enough to get out of jury duty. - Norm Crosby
Your children are the greatest gift God will give to you, and their souls the heaviest responsibility He will place in your hands. Take time with them, teach them to have faith in God. Be a person in whom they can have faith. When you are old, nothing else you've done will have mattered as much. - Lisa Wingate
You're too far for my hands to hold you, but too near for my heart to love you. - Heraline
We Christians are bound hands and feet, sitting down in the pews instead of going out to explore the earth for the Son of God, king of kings and the Lord of Lords - Sunday Adelaja
It is not in our hands to prevent the murder of workers… and families… but it is in our hands to fix a high price for our blood, so high that the Arab community and the Arab military forces will not be willing to pay it. - Moshe Dayan
...trying to use willpower to overcome the apathetic sort of sadness that accompanies depression is like a person with no arms trying to punch themselves until their hands grow back. A fundamental component of the plan is missing and it isn't going to work. - Allie Hyperbole and a Half
It's not my brain that's writing the book, it's these hands of mine. - Madeleine L'Engle
The sky blue strengthens slowly, the dawn light rosy and pale the summer song of our romance begin to unveil...with every heart beat and the waves' breath...the time stood in harmony still. Your morning kiss my hands could feel...by your lips soft, so warm, so very gentle, nice and full of life... - Oksana Rus
A burnt and experienced hands are more important than the vessels in the kitchen. - Nikita Dudani
That doesn't make him a hero. Our country is doomed, don't you see? Our fate is death, no matter whose hands we fall into. - Rutha Sepetys
The sun, the moon and the stars would have disappeared long ago, had they happened to be within reach of predatory human hands. - Havelock Ellis
I put my hands behind my head and lay on my back, trying to hold on to the memories of my family. Their faces seemed to be far off somewhere in my mind, and to get to them I had to bring up painful memories. - Ishmael Beah
ALLAH, n. The Mahometan Supreme Being, as distinguished from the Christian, Jewish, and so forth. Allah's good laws I faithfully have kept, And ever for the sins of man have wept; And sometimes kneeling in the temple I Have reverently crossed my hands and slept. Junker Barlow - Ambrose Bierce
Words tend to bounce off nature as they try to deliver nature's language into the hands of another language foreign to it. - Theodor Adorno
The essence of government is power; and power, lodged as it must be in human hands, will ever be liable to abuse. - James Madison
My heart feels not so much in my chest as in my hands. I am carrying it along swiftly, as though I have become the messenger for what is going on inside me. - Claire Keegan
Don’t stop writing until someone pries the pen from your cold, dead hands. - James J. Tritten
Whatever Jesus lays His hands upon, lives. If He lays is hands upon a marriage, it lives. If He is allowed to lay His hands on the family, it lives. - Howard W. Hunter
We both liked children; we just didn't want any ourselves. There were children everywhere, and we saw no reason to start our own brand. Young couples plunge into parenthood and about half the time they end up with some ghastly problem on their hands. We thought we'd leave that to others. - Thomas McGuane
When I was a kid, I used think that my mother has some kind of magic in her hands because the same food eaten by her hands, tasted different.And now when I am grown up.. I am sure.. she has some magic in her hands.. - Himmilicious
Ideals are like stars; you will not succeed in touching them with your hands. But like the seafaring man on the desert of waters, you choose them as your guides, and following them you will reach your destiny. - Carl Schurz
When women kiss, it always reminds me of prizefighters shaking hands. - H. L. Mencken
My Love wakes in a puddle of sunlight.Her hands asleep beside her.Her hair draped on the lawnlike a mantle of cloth.I give her my troth, for our love is wholeI sing her beauty in my soul - Roman Payne
If you work your hardest and you do your best, then the rest is not in your control, but in God's Hands. - Christopher Morris
Words are one of the most powerful things given to human beings. In the hands of artists who can use them properly they are like weapons of mass construction. - Eric T. Benoit
If your hands don't find something they can do, they will find a reason to find that which they can't do - Goitsemang Mvula
Like most novelists, I like to do exactly the opposite of what I'm told. It's in my nature as a novelist. Novelists can't trust anything they haven't seen with their own eyes or touched with their own hands. (Jerusalem Prize acceptance speech, JERUSALEM POST, Feb. 15, 2009) - Haruki Murakami
The ultimate test of a relationship is to disagree but hold hands.
I tried to gather all the pieces… I picked each one and fixed them so perfectly. No one could say that I was broken once, unless they see my hands, lacerated by the splinters of my heart. - Jasmine Kiyani
Human salvation lies in the hands of the creatively maladjusted. - Martin Luther King Jr.
To live is to walk beside Death but never join hands. ~ Captain Buck "Slackeye" Roberts - Kai McCarthy
We are defined as artists by the pull of our hearts, not the creation of our hands. - Edward Mooney, Jr.
I much prefer not to fall, unless of course I am falling into the hands of God. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
He turned his gaze upon her, and their eyes not only met, the pupils shook hands, exchanged business cards, and sat down for tea together. - John Moore
Talkers are no good doers; be assur'd we come to use our hands and not our tongues. - William Shakespeare
You can get the answer of your every question in the empty hands of the beggar. But still you are questioning why his hands are empty. - Rumman Bin Sadiq
I believe language is infinitely malleable, a live being in our hands, which deserves our great respect and curiosity - Brian Kiteley
No human relation gives one possession in another—every two souls are absolutely different. In friendship or in love, the two side by side raise hands together to find what one cannot reach alone. - Kahlil Gibran
A true work of art is shaped by the hands of another, and if in shaping us that ‘other’ is anything other than God, the piece will never touch the remotest periphery of its potential. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
A book is a dream you hold in your hands - Neil Gaiman
When a whole nation is roaring Patriotism at the top of its voice, I am fain to explore the cleanness of its hands and purity of its heart. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
It is for us to make the effort. The result is always in God's hands.
Where once I prayed for forgiveness from a father God who held up huge palms and said Thou shalt not, now I find peace with a sister god who takes my open hands in hers and says, You will. - Betsy Cornwell
We get a little further from perfection, each year on the road,I guess that's what they call character,I guess that's just the way it goes,better to be dusty than polished,like some store window mannequin,why don't you touch me where i'm rusty,let me stain your hands - Ani DiFranco
When it comes to fighting for your rights don't fold hands but turn them into fists. - Amit Abraham
It is impossible for us to make any real advance until we take to heart this great truth, that without freedom of choice, without freedom of action, there are not such things as true moral qualities; there can only be submissive wearing of the cords that others have tied round our hands. - Auberon Herbert
An aged man is but a paltry thing,A tattered coat upon a stick, unlessSoul clap its hands and sing, and louder singFor every tatter in its mortal dress - W.B. Yeats
He studied my appearance carefully. You cut your hair. Yes. Do you like it? That depends. How long is it? I pulled a curl down and showed him it ended just past my shoulder. He grunted, That’s still long enough, so I like it. Long enough for what? Long enough for a man to run his hands through. - Colleen Houck
Sometimes you just have to hold each other’s hands and walk through it all. - A.D. Posey
What did my hands do before they held you? - Sylvia Plath
Think you only kings have power? Stand on a stage and hold the hearts of men in your hands. Make them laugh with a gesture, cry with a word. Make them love you. And you will know what power is. - Jennifer Donnelly
Clever nations are the ones who keep changing their governments! Because power must change hands otherwise it will get spoiled and rot! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Its better to Convince by words rather than your Hands. We should not degrade our Standard for others. - Merlin Thomas - merlin8thomas
Some people read palms to tell your future, but I read hands to tell your past. Each scar makes a story worth telling. Each callused palm, each cracked knuckle is a missed punch or years in a factory. - Sarah Kay
If you consider a woman less pure after you’ve touched hermaybe you should take a looks at your hands. - Kaija Sabbah
Memory will lay its hands upon your breast, and you will understand my hatred. - Gwendolyn B. Bennett
In God’s hands, the ingredients of our lives will always work out ultimately for our good and, even better, for His eternal purposes. - Elizabeth George
In my hands I held gold dust and tarnished rust, but looking further in, I saw the few diamonds I've come to know as soul mates in my life. They sparkled a little brighter and I'd notice the lack of weight if they were gone. They would leave not as a loss, but as a hole in my palm. - Hubert Martin
If you were going to give a medal to the least delightful person on Earth, you would have to give that medal to a person named Carmelita Spats, and if you didn't give it to her, Carmelita Spats was the sort of person who would snatch it from your hands anyway.
A carpenter is hired- a roof repaired, a porch built. Everything that can be fixed. June, July, August. Everyday we hear their laughter. I think of the painting by van Gogh, the man in the chair. Everything wrong, and nowhere to go. His hands over his eyes. - Mary Oliver
A Parting GuestWhat delightful hosts are they—Life and Love!Lingeringly I turn away,This late hour, yet glad enoughThey have not withheld from meTheir high hospitality.So, with face lit with delightAnd all gratitude, I stayYet to press their hands and say,Thanks.—So fine a time! Good night. - James Whitcomb Riley
There was no one innocent amongst us, I realized then. We were all sinners, one way or the other. We hurt with our hands, with our mouths, or with our minds. But what matters was the ‘why’.~Eyes of a Goddess - Ukamaka Olisakwe
It is in your hands to make life miserable or happy. No religion, spiritual leaders or knowledge will ever make you fully satisfied. - Santosh Kalwar
Tried a lot,but can't find a companion like you my dear solitude. Let us shake our hands again. - sandeep bhat
The most potent weapon in the hands of the oppressor is the mind of the oppressed. - Stephen Bantu Biko
A heart given freely is the most vulnerable and selfless thing one can offer another human being. It can be as fragile and needy as a newly born infant, or as solid and self-supporting as a granite pillar, yet it is the hands of the recipient that determines its ultimate fate. - Mark W. Boyer
As I string, a swift rhythm is played out with my hands, a cadence known only to those who have strung tobacco. To many of the poor workers, the meter and rhythm of stringing tobacco is the only poetry they’ve ever known. - Brenda Sutton Rose
The outcome of the war is in our hands; the outcome of words is in the council. - Homer
It is hard to be kind to those who smack the hands that feed you. - Jackson Taviri
He cupped my face in his hands and wiped my tears with his thumbs."Better?""Yes."He looked into my eyes and said, "I'll never leave you alone, Anna. Not if I can help it. - Tracey Garvis-Graves
Your mind can help you do the unimaginable.Your hands can help you get the unattainable.Your heart can help you accomplish the unachievable.Your soul can help you create the inconceivable.Your God can help you achieve the unthinkable. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Create a good idea and leave it in the darkness; you will then see that people will come with the candles in their hands to find it, because just like the bad, the good has also a special scent! - Mehmet Murat ildan
I cheated on my fears,broke up with my doubts,got engaged to my faith,and now I'm marrying my Dreams.Soon I will be holding hands with Destiny! - Eddie A. Rios
Erasing is exercise for the hands - Elizabeth Rawls
Complacency delivered us into the hands of evil greedy men like Cheney. - Sonia Rumzi
After coming into contact with a religious man I always feel I must wash my hands. - Friedrich Nietzsche
A tragedy is a tragedy, and at the bottom, all tragedies are stupid. Give me a choice and I'll take A Midsummer Night's Dream over Hamlet every time. Any fool with steady hands and a working set of lungs can build up a house of cards and then blow it down, but it takes a genius to make people laugh. - Stephen King
The hands that are spaced are docks, where desires can dock. (Les mains écartées sont des quais, - les désirs peuvent accoster.) - Charles de Leusse
He lifts her breasts, which fit perfectly into his hands, though he knows this is no promise that he gets to keep them. A million things you can't have will fit in a human hand. - Barbara Kingsolver
Be wiser than most, be a child in your heart, be a sage in your mind and a mage with your hands. Feel hearts beating, hear the flapping of birds' wings. Heal the broken, embrace the vulnerable. Speak to the living trees. Be pulled down by no one, and by nothing. This is how to be a Goddess. - C. JoyBell C.
Those who have suffered in the hands of others,know what it is to be free. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Money is energy and in the right hands can help heal the world. - Nikki Rowe
My worth is not based on the ‘work of my hands’ despite how feverishly I might work and how audaciously successful I might be. Rather, my worth is based exclusively on the astonishing fact that I am the ‘work of God’s hands. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
If you try and take a cat apart to see how it works, the first thing you have on your hands is a non-working cat. - Douglas Adams
There comes a time when a man must spit on his hands, hoist the black flag and begin slitting throats. - H. L. Mencken
Dreams are a beautiful bride that holds our hands to enter a world more gloriousthan this one. - Subhan Zein
If nature made you a giver, your hands are born open, and so is your heart. And though there may be times when your hands are empty, your heart is always full, and you can give things out of that.
His body had almost no hair and his naked little circumcised johnson was nearly as pale as the rest of him, white as a boy's - perhaps over time one's genitals emerge from the pots and bubbling vats of love permanently stained, like the hands of a wool dyer. - Michael Chabon
Steep fall to the groundshatteringlike clay pigeons missed by bad shotsand unsteady hands. - Jessica Kristie
(i do not know what it is about you that closes and opens; only something in me understands the voice of your eyes is deeper than all roses) nobody, not even the rain, has such small hands - e e cummings
The future of the Church is in the hands of wisdom - Sunday Adelaja
Join hands with other protagonists of love and peace and become a love commander. - Pooja Ruprell
With your own hands you can achieve much;with God's hands you can achieve countless. - Matshona Dhliwayo
That's the thing about hands, I love to hold hands because it brings comfort to me to feel I'm holding onto someone I love. - Shailee J-N
Hands burn for a stone, a bomb, to shiver down the glass. Nothing's changed. - Tatamkhulu Afrika
You cannot build an empire hands folded. - Matshona Dhliwayo
We are in God’s hands. We can’t come up with a surprise big enough or a sin vile enough to thwart His plan. If we allow Him to refine us we will inevitably end up free from the impurities that separate us from Him. - Toni Sorenson
Each day hands me a clean sheet of paper upon which to write. Therefore, I would be wise to write without ever having the need to erase. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
No matter how strong you are, you cannot hold open the jaws of a great-white shark with your bare hands... that can do your brain. - Ivan Stoikov
The death-knell of the republic had rung as soon as the active power became lodged in the hands of those who sought, not to do justice to all citizens, rich and poor alike, but to stand for one special class and for its interests as opposed to the interests of others. - Theodore Roosevelt
You love meand love me notyour love is an arm of clockjoining hands with mineonly to leave me again - Lori Jenessa Nelson
By holding hands a couple can always say a lot of things they couldn’t have otherwise said in a public place. Among a million people, they can touch and tickle each other at their most intimate places: their hearts. - Love, Life, and Logic
PLEBEIAN, n. An ancient Roman who in the blood of his country stained nothing but his hands. Distinguished from the Patrician, who was a saturated solution. - Ambrose Bierce
In your hands I am no longer a pile of bones left behind to a world that moved on. - Taylor Patton
I say if it's going to be done, let's do it. Let's not put it in the hands of fate. Let's not put it in the hands of someone who doesn't know me. I know me best. Then take a breath and go ahead. - Anita Baker
When life hands you lemons, get yourself some limes because life can't be trusted. - - Safaya Carbon
The banks can, and do, create money... And they who control the credit of a nation direct the policy of Governments and hold in the hollow of their hands the destiny of the people.
A baby is a smiling, dancing moon in our hands just waiting to touch our hearts. - Debasish Mridha
Ignorant men don't know what good they hold in their hands until they've flung it away. - Sophocles
If you have love in your heart, you have the world in your hands. - Matshona Dhliwayo
You can bind my body, tie my hands, govern my actions: you are the strongest, and society adds to your power; but with my will, sir, you can do nothing. - George Sand
I threw my hands in the air and said show me something.He said, "if you dare come a little closer". - Rihanna
Even when your heart is blue, I'll safely hold it. I really don't mind these indigo-stained hands. - John Mark Green
You have the world at your feet if you have wisdom in your mind.You have the world in your hands if you have joy in your heart.You have the world in your bosom if you have love in your soul. - Matshona Dhliwayo
I applied mine heart to know, and to search, and to seek out wisdom, And the reason of things, And to know the wickedness of folly, even of foolishness and madness: And I find more bitter than death, the woman, whose heart is snares and nets, and her hands as bands- - Compton Gage
After all one break is good idea, some useful stuff should be done. Then the hard work should come it in the new hands! - Deyth Banger
Religion is a natural phenomenon of the human mind, but today, in the hands of theoretical bloodsucking religious preachers it has become a lifeless mockery. Now is the time that you take back religion from those intellectual idiots and place it where it belongs, in the temple of your inner cosmos. - Abhijit Naskar
A karate practitioner should possess two things : wicked hands, and Buddha's heart - Soke Behzad Ahmadi
Touch Me, but not with your hands. - Orville Lloyd Douglas
A man paints with his brains and not with his hands. - Michelangelo Buonarroti
Kissing - and I mean like, yummy, smacking kissing - is the most delicious, most beautiful and passionate thing that two people can do, bar none. Better than sex, hands down. - Drew Barrymore
What would I put in my bottom drawer? I would put only sharp objects, the clean lines of broken glass, the honed steel of paring knives, the tiny saw-teeth of bread knives and the soothing edges of razor blades, I weigh knives in my hands like strange comforters. - Kate Atkinson
It will make a weak man mighty. it will make a mighty man fall. It will fill your heart and hands or leave you with nothing at all. It's the eyes for the blind and legs for the lame. It is the love for hate and pride for shame. That's the power of the gospel. - Ben Harper
If a mute kid swears, should his mother wash his hands with soap? - Steven Wright
I love you like a guitar loves hands. The strings of my heart will never sing without your touch. - Debasish Mridha
The brain is a material thing, something you can hold in your hands. The mind is an immaterial thing, something only the Universe can hold. - Toni Sorenson
Slang is a language that rolls up its sleeves, spits on its hands and goes to work. - Carl Sandburg
Children are the hands by which we take hold of heaven. - Henry Ward Beecher
I'd always liked her in a way I never had to think about, like the fact of my own hands. - Emma Cline
Transcend the terrestrial; surpass the celestial, from nature’s hands when you receive the sublime pleasures of dance. - Shah Asad Rizvi
The dead don't desire revenge, but the happiness of the livng. To dirty your small hands would bring joy to no one.-Kenshin to Eiji - Nobuhiro Watsuki
‎"Today's dirty hands are tomorrow's muddy water - Danielle Hylton-Outland
Once I came across two ideographs for the word "love." The first contained the root words "heart" and "hand" and "action"-love as hands and heart in action together. The other ideograph, for "passionate love," was formed of "heart," "to tell," and "a long thread. - Joy Kogawa
PLOW, n. An implement that cries aloud for hands accustomed to the pen. - Ambrose Bierce
The point is not for women simply to take power out of men’s hands, since that wouldn’t change anything about the world. It’s a question precisely of destroying that notion of power. - Simone de Beauvoir
On a visit or vacation to Toba Lake,you may say 'Horas' to Batak people,when we meet, visit and shake hands. - Toba Beta
Ideals are like stars: you will not succeed in touching them with your hands, but like the seafaring man on the ocean desert of waters, you choose them as your guides, and following them, you reach your destiny. - Carl Schurz
These are the hands of Rachel Joy Scott and one day, will touch millions of people's hearts. - Rachel Scott
If a person is not talented enough to be a novelist, not smart enough to be a lawyer, and his hands are too shaky to perform operations, he becomes a journalist. - Norman Mailer
When fate hands us a lemon, let's try to make lemonade. - Andrew Carnegie
Most people have fear to compromise with life.You got to take the reins of your life in your own hands, and direct it yourself.You decide how you use your time. - Kristin Ketelslegers
Most girls if you hold hands with them, their goddamn hand dies on you - J. D. Salinger
...Anand, look at the back of my hands. No hair. The sign of an advanced race, boy. And look at yours. No hair either. But you never know. With some of your mother's bad blood flowing in your veins you could wake up one morning and find yourself hairy like a monkey - V.S. Naipaul
I believe in the hands that work, in the brains that think, and in the hearts that love...I believe in sunshine, fresh air, friendship, calm sleep, beautiful thoughts. - Elbert Hubbard
Without doing anything physical you can use the hands of your mind to change the world. - Stephen Richards
When our eyes see our hands doing the work of our hearts, the circle of Creation is completed inside us, the doors of our souls fly open, and love steps forth to heal everything in sight.
I am interested in the homeless, but they're a symptom. You're treating a symptom and the disease rages on and consumes the human race. I'm talking about an overhaul of the system: putting power in different hands.
Hail to you gods, on that day of the great reckoning. Behold me, I have come to you, without sin, without guilt, without evil, without a witness against me, without one whom I have wronged. I am one pure of mouth, pure of hands. - The Book of the Dead
Tomorrow is the most important thing in life. Comes into us at midnight very clean. It's perfect when it arrives and it puts itself in our hands. It hopes we've learned something from yesterday. - John Wayne
If you work your hardest, and you do your best, then the rest is not in your control, but in God's Hands. - Chrostoph Morris
I once shook hands with Pat Boone and my whole right side sobered up. - Dean Martin
A wealthy and wise man doesn't shake hands with people, he gives an helping hand. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Whatever thing the mind can imagine, the eyes can see, the hands will soon handle. - Ogwo David Emenike
Dying Speech of an Old PhilosopherI strove with none, for none was worth my strife.Nature I loved, and, next to Nature, Art:I warm'd both hands before the fire of life;It sinks; and I am ready to depart. - Walter Savage Landor
Our imagination is God’s ingenious gift that hands us the privilege of romping and playing in realities that we can’t see only because we’ve yet to create them. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Let us put ourselves into His hands, and not be startled though He leads us by a strange way, a mirabilis via, as the Church speaks. Let us be sure He will lead us right, that He will bring us to that which is, not indeed what we think best, nor what is best for another, but what is best for us. - John Henry Newman
He touched my soul long before I knew what his hands felt like. - Nikki Rowe
When you thank GOD for what you have, it means you appreciate and value what's in your hands. And when you value what's in your hands, it will open up its wonder to you. - TemitOpe Ibrahim
When you consciously decide to be in a good mood every morning, you create an atmosphere of joy and peace. Practice mood control daily... it will then become a habit. Don't put the control of your emotions in the hands of others. - Randa Manning-Johnson
Ask of your eyes to seeonly to seek love.Ask of your mouth to speakonly to utter words of love.Ask of your hands to feelif only to touch the lover. - Kamand Kojouri
It is better to hug than wave hands. - Lailah Gifty Akita
If you believe in what you do for tomorrow then today you will get your hands dirty .... - Stephen Richards
Struggle is the meaning of life; defeat or victory is in the hands of God. But struggle itself is man’s duty and should be his joy. - Sir Sultan Muhammad Shah Aga Khan III
Religion is for the intimacy of your heart, not for your tongue and hands to hurt others. - Gabbo De La Parra
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often. - Stanislaw J. Lec
I know that I don't knowAll that I think I know.I know I won't see all ofThe places I wish to go.I know I'm not readyFor all that the world demands,You don't have to always hold me,Just let me see your hands. - Jordan Hoechlin
Washing one's hands of the conflict between the powerful and the powerless means to side with the powerful, not to be neutral. - Paulo Freire
I'm a fan of laundry: the smell of fabric softener, the warm clothes in your hands. It's so good.
Stab me in the heart; once, twice, more. For it is your own you are stabbing; I gave you mine to hold long ago. No pain will be greater than you leaving with my heart in your hands. Rip me apart or hold it for eternity, in the name of love. - Anonymous
And if one day there's distanceBetween your hand and mine,When our hands join once again,My heart and soul will shine. - Glyncora Murphy
Read. Everything you can get your hands on. Read until words become your friends. Them when you need to find one, they will jump into your mind, waving their hands for you to pick them. And you can select whichever you like, just like a captain choosing a stickball team. - Karen Witemeyer
The numbness will go away, he thought. It'll take time, but I'll do it, or Faber will do it for me. Someone somewhere will give me back the old face and the old hands the way they were. Even the smile, he thought, the old burnt-in smile, that's gone. I'm lost without it - Ray Bradbury
The final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands. - Anne Frank
Yet such is oft the course of deeds that move the wheels of the world: small hands do them becuase they must, while the eyes of the great are elsewhere.
Once Trump got his hands around this promising idea, he basically strangled it. - Joe Nocera
Everything you need is already within you. The beauty of life is that your DESTINY lies always in your hands. The time has come for you to STEP UP and BE GREAT - Pablo
Unless we can predict the future, we shouldn't be worrying about things that haven't happened yet. We can place these thoughts in God's hands then let them go. - Ron Baratono
I never knew what life was until it ran out in a red gush over any lips, my hands! - Anne Rice
Never believe the lines on your hands that predict your future. Because people who don't have also have future. - Moosa Rahat
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