Hands Quotes

Jump into the middle of things, get your hands dirty, fall flat on your face, and then reach for the stars.

Ben Stein

Christ has no body on earth but yours, no hands but yours, no feet but yours.Yours are the eyes through which Christ's compassion for the world is to look out; yours are the feet with which He is to go about doing good; and yours are the hands with which He is to bless us now

Saint Teresa of Avila

An idler is a watch that wants both hands; As useless if it goes as when it stands.

William Cowper

Charity is a virtue of the heart, and not of the hands.

Joseph Addison

The world is very different now. For man holds in his mortal hands the power to abolish all forms of human poverty, and all forms of human life.

John F. Kennedy

A belief in hell and the knowledge that every ambition is doomed to frustration at the hands of a skeleton have never prevented the majority of human beings from behaving as though death were no more than an unfounded rumour.

Aldous Huxley

When liberty comes with hands dabbled in blood it is hard to shake hands with her.

Oscar Wilde

I am unable to understand how a man of honor could take a newspaper in his hands without a shudder of disgust..

Charles Baudelaire

Through size, corporations, once merely an efficient tool employed by individuals in the conduct of private business have become an institution-an institution which has brought such concentration of economic power that so-called private corporations are sometimes able to dominate the state. The typical business corporation of the last century, owned by a small group of individuals, managed by their owners, and limited in size by their private wealth, is being supplanted by huge concerns in which the lives of tens or hundreds of thousands of employees and the property of tens of hundreds of thousands of investors are subjected, through the corporate mechanism, to the control of a few men. Ownership has been separated from control; and this separation has removed many of the checks which formerly operated to curb the misuse of wealth and power. And, as ownership of the shares is becoming continually more dispersed, the power which formerly accompanied ownership is becoming increasingly concentrated in the hands of a few... [and] coincident with the growth of these giant corporations, there has occurred a marked concentration of individual wealth; and that the resulting disparity in incomes is a major cause of the existing depression.

Louis Dembitz Brandeis

Make it a life-rule to give your best to whatever passes through your hands. Stamp it with your manhood. Let superiority be your trademark.

Orison Swett Marden

The missionary is no longer a man, a conscience. He is a corpse, in the hands of a confraternity, without family, without love, without any of the sentiments that are dear to us. Emasculated, in a sense, by his vow of chastity, he offers us the distressing spectacle of a man deformed and impotent or engaged in a stupid and useless struggle with the sacred needs of the flesh, a struggle which, seven times out of ten, leads him to sodomy, the gallows, or prison.

Paul Gauguin

After coming into contact with a religious man I always feel I must wash my hands

Friedrich Nietzsche

You ever noticed how people who believe in Creationism look really unevolved? 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

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

The eye of the master will do more work than both his hands.

Benjamin Franklin

The Pope is an idol whose hands are tied and whose feet are kissed.

Voltaire

When fate hands us a lemon, let's try to make lemonade.

Dale Carnegie

Live for yourself -- there's no one else More worth living for Begging hands and bleeding hearts will only cry out for more.

Neil Peart

Men of ill judgment often ignore the good that lies within their hands, till they have lost it.

Sophocles

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

A successful team is a group of many hands but of one mind.

Bill Bethel

It might be more worthwhile if we stopped wringing our hands and started ringing our congressmen

Unknown

We play a hip-hop song and suddenly 25 people on the left jump up and put their hands in the air; then you play Lost Cause and they're like, I don't know about this one.

Beck

An engineer is someone who washes his hands before going to the toilet.

Anon

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