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Inspirational Quotes about Hands
"The hand is the visible part of the brain."
"Just as a pebble thrown into the water creates ripples, so our thoughts create similar effects on our palms."
"Give a man a free hand and he'll run it all over you."
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"If you look deeply into the palm of your hand, you will see your parents and all generations of your ancestors. All of them are alive in this moment. Each is present in your body. You are the continuation of each of these people."
Thich Nhat Hanh
“On the other hand, you have different fingers.”
"You carry forever the fingerprint that comes from being under someone's thumb."
Nancy Banks Smith
“Relationships-of all kinds-are like sand held in your hand. Held loosely, with an open hand, the sand remains where it is. The minute you close your hand and squeeze tightly to hold on, the sand trickles through your fingers. You may hold onto some of it, but most will be spilled. A relationship is like that. Held loosely, with respect and freedom for the other person, it is likely to remain intact. But hold too tightly, too possessively, and the relationship slips away and is lost.”
“I love a hand that meets my own with a grasp that causes some sensation.”
“The actor should be able to create the universe in the palm of his hand.”
“A friend is a hand that is always holding yours, no matter how close or far apart you may be.”
“Not content to have the audience in the palm of his hand, he goes one further and clinches his fist.”
“The difference between a helping hand and an outstretched palm is a twist of the wrist.”
“When a finger points to the moon, the imbecile looks at the finger”
“I pointed out to you the stars and all you saw was the tip of my finger”
“If you shake his hand, count your fingers”
"It's very dangerous to wave to people you don't know because what if they don't have hands? They'll think you're cocky."
"When you step on the brakes your life is in your foot's hands."
"Often the hands will solve a mystery that the intellect has struggled with in vain."
"God has given us two hands, one to receive with and the other to give with."
“If you ever need a helping hand you'll find one at the end of your arm”
“Who takes the child by the hand takes the mother by the heart”
“The mind has exactly the same power as the hands; not merely to grasp the world, but to change it.”
"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."
"Put your future in good hands – your own."
"Success is a ladder that cannot be climbed with your hands in your pocket."
"I hate the giving of the hand unless the whole man accompanies it."
Ralph Waldo Emerson
“Flowers leave some of their fragrance in the hand that bestows them”
“A true friend would die for you, so when you start trying to count them on one hand, you don't need any fingers.”
"The basis of computer work is predicated on the idea that only the brain makes decisions and only the index finger does the work."
Alfred Whitney Griswold
"When a man points a finger at someone else, he should remember that four of his fingers are pointing at himself."
“The burned hand teaches best.”
“People say friends must always hold hands, but true friends don't need to hold hands because they know the other hand will always be there.”
“To see a world in a grain of sand
And heaven in a wild flower
Hold infinity in the palms of your hand
And eternity in an hour.”
“It's all right for a perfect stranger to kiss your hand as long as he's perfect.”
“Put your hand on a hot stove for a minute, and it seems like an hour. Sit with a pretty girl for an hour, and it seems like a minute. THAT'S relativity.”
"About astrology and palmistry: they are good because they make people vivid and full of possibilities. They are communism at its best. Everybody has a birthday and almost everybody has a palm."
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