Quotes: hands

Quotes 106 till 120 of 234.

  • Philip Larkin
    Philip Larkin
    English poet, novelist and librarian 1922-1985
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    Man hands on misery to man. It deepens like a coastal shelf. Get out as early as you can, and don't have any kids yourself.
  • Thomas Jones
    Thomas Jones
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    Many do with opportunities as children do at the seashore; they fill their little hands with sand, and then let the grains fall through, one by one, till all are gone.
  • John Heywood
    John Heywood
    English writer, playwright and poet 1497-1580
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    Many hands make light work.
  • Edmund Burke
    Edmund Burke
    English politician and philosopher 1729-1797
    Edmund Burke
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    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.
  • Sophocles
    Sophocles
    Greek poet 496 BC - 406 BC
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    Men of ill judgment ignore the good that lies within their hands, till they have lost it.
  • Brad D. Smith
    Brad D. Smith
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    Millennials, and the generations that follow, are shaping technology. This generation has grown up with computing in the palm of their hands. They are more socially and globally connected through mobile Internet devices than any prior generation. And they don't question; they just learn.
  • Adam Mickiewicz
    Adam Mickiewicz
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    Monsters merge and welter through the water's mounting
    Din. All hands, stand fast! A sailor sprints aloft,
    Hangs, swelling spider-like, among invisible nets,
    Surveys his slowly undulating snares, and waits.
    Source: Crimean Sonnets
  • Albert Camus
    Albert Camus
    French writer and essayist 1913-1960
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    More and more, revolution has found itself delivered into the hands of its bureaucrats and doctrinaires on the one hand, and to the enfeebled and bewildered masses on the other.
  • Mountains never shake hands. Their roots may touch; they may keep together some way up; but at length they part company, and rise into individual, insulated peaks. So is it with great men.
  • Brendan Gleeson
    Brendan Gleeson
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    My grandfather played a mandolin, so I got my hands on that. Then on down to a banjo, and I found I couldn't play any kind of soft or mournful music with that so I took up the fiddle in my late 20s or early 30s - and that was far too late. But it keeps me off the streets. It has been a love of mine since I was 17 maybe.
  • Brock Lesnar
    Brock Lesnar
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    My hands. I'm constantly working on my hands. I'm constantly working on my ground game and constantly trying not to get satisfied with where I'm at with my career and where I'm at as an athlete. I'm somewhat happy, but never satisfied.
  • Bill Bruford
    Bill Bruford
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    My harmony is passable but is usually made more eloquent at the hands of Steve Hamilton.
  • Belle Boyd
    Belle Boyd
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    My memoirs were written, and a portion of them already in the hands of the publishers, when the startling news came which has thrilled all Europe and filled her inhabitants with horror - the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, President of the United States.
  • Arthur Schopenhauer
    Arthur Schopenhauer
    German philosopher 1788-1860
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    Newspapers are the second hand of history. This hand, however, is usually not only of inferior metal to the other hands, it also seldom works properly.
  • No government fights fascism to destroy it. When the bourgeoisie sees that power is slipping out of its hands, it brings up fascism to hold onto their privileges.
    Source: Van Paassen interview (1936)