Quotes: finger

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  • Samuel Taylor Coleridge
    Samuel Taylor Coleridge
    English poet and critic 1772-1834
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    An instinctive taste teaches men to build their churches with spire steeples which point as with a silent finger to the sky and stars.
  • Omar Khayyam
    Omar Khayyam
    Persian astronoom, poet 1048-1131
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    The moving finger writes, and having written moves on. Nor all thy piety nor all thy wit, can cancel half a line of it.
  • Bob Kane
    Bob Kane
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    Although Bill Finger literally typed the scripts in the early days, he wrote the scripts from ideas that we mutually collaborated on. Many of the unique concepts and story twists also came from my own fertile imagination.
  • Bob Kane
    Bob Kane
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    Bill Finger was a contributing force on Batman right from the beginning. He wrote most of the great stories and was influential in setting the style and genre other writers would emulate... I made Batman a superhero-vigilante when I first created him. Bill turned him into a scientific detective.
    Source: Bob Kane and Tom Andrae (1989)
  • Bruno Dumont
    Bruno Dumont
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    Cinema builds memories; great films continue to exist in the spectator's mind. We are naturally capable of and prone to nostalgia. A spectator will reconstruct a film he or she has seen, years later, and may even change their original opinion. One critic, for example, once gave the finger to one of my films; later he wrote me to apologize.
  • Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin Franklin
    American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
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    Clean your finger before you point at my spots.
  • Bruce Lee
    Bruce Lee
    Chinese-American Actor, Director, Author, Martial Artist 1940-1973
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    Don't think, feel....it is like a finger pointing a way to the moon. Don't concentrate on the finger or you will miss all that heavenly glory!
    Source: Bruce Lee: Enter the Dragon (1973)
  • Hans Christian Andersen
    Hans Christian Andersen
    Deens poet and fairy tale writer 1805-1875
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    Every man's life is a fairy tale written by God's finger.
  • Hans Christian Andersen
    Hans Christian Andersen
    Danish poet and writer 1805-1875
    Hans Christian Andersen
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    Every man's life is a fairy tale written by God's finger.
  • Bobby Heenan
    Bobby Heenan
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    Everyone should have cancer one time - then you'd know that other things aren't important. The guy that gives you the finger at the stoplight don't mean nothing anymore. You come home and something's cold, or you didn't get something in the mail. Big deal. You want to get up every day and see your family and your friends.
  • Charles F. Kettering
    Charles F. Kettering
    American inventor 1876-1958
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    Failures are finger posts on the road to achievement.
  • Alfred Lord Tennyson
    Alfred Lord Tennyson
    English poet 1809-1892
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    God's finger touched him and he slept.
  • Edna St. Vincent Millay
    Edna St. Vincent Millay
    American poet 1892-1950
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    God, I can push the grass apart and lay my finger on Thy heart.
  • Adam Smith
    Adam Smith
    Scottish Economist 1723-1790
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    Happiness never lays its finger on its pulse.
  • Anne Bronte
    Anne Bronte
    British writer 1820-1849
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    His heart was like a sensitive plant, that opens for a moment in the sunshine, but curls up and shrinks into itself at the slightest touch of the finger, or the lightest breath of wind.
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