American democracy must be a failure because it places the supreme authority in the hands of the poorest and most ignorant part of the society.
Indecision is like a stepchild: if he does not wash his hands, he is called dirty, if he does, he is wasting water.
Punishment is the last and the least effective instrument in the hands of the legislator for the prevention of crime.
Painting and sculpture are very archaic forms. It's the only thing left in our industrial society where an individual alone can make something with not just his own hands, but brains, imagination, heart maybe.
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.
If you have not been served personally by caring hands in your own life, do not be bitter, but instead, ask yourself who you can now serve.
You can't shake hands with a clenched fist.
The way to secure liberty is to place it in the people's hands, that
is, to give them the power at all times to defend it in the legislature and
in the courts of justice.
How sleep the brave, who sink to rest, By all their country's wishes blest! . . . . By fairy hands their knell is rung, By forms unseen their dirge is sung.
Let freedom never perish in your hands.
Every problem has a gift for you in its hands.
I am in favor of preserving the French habit of kissing ladies' hands - after all, one must start somewhere.
Knowledge comes by eyes always open and working hands, and there is no knowledge that is not power.
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.
The new source of power is not money in the hands of a few, but information in the hands of many.
So that this nation may long endure, I urge you to follow in the hallowed footsteps of the great disobedience of history that freed exiles, founded religions, defeated tyrants, and yes, in the hands of an aroused rabble in arms and a few great men,
I forgot to shake hands and be friendly. It was an important lesson about leadership.
Success is a ladder you cannot climb with your hands in your pockets.
Genius is always allowed some leeway, once the hammer has been pried from its hands and the blood has been cleaned up
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.
If the liberties of the American people are ever destroyed, they will fall by the hands of the clergy
For thousands of years, father and son have stretched wistful hands across the canyon of time.
Letting go doesn't mean giving up... it means moving on. It is one of the hardest things a person can do. Starting at birth, we grasp on to anything we can get our hands on, and hold on as if we will cease to exist when we let go. We feel that letting go is giving up, quitting, and that as we all know is cowardly. But as we grow older we are forced to change our way of thinking. We are forced to realize that letting go means accepting things that cannot be. It means maturing and moving on, no matter how hard you have to fight yourself to do so."
You cannot help but learn more as you take the world into your hands. Take it up reverently, for it is an old piece of clay, with millions of thumbprints on it.
The way to secure liberty is to place it in the people's hands, that is, to give them the power at all times to defend it in the legislature and in the courts of justice