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hands Quotes

16 of the best book quotes about hands
  1. #1
    “What we say and what we do ultimately comes back to us so let us own our responsibility, place it in our hands, and carry it with dignity and strength.”
  2. #2
    “She took it, running her fingers over the flesh. It was as rough as the wood grain of the table in the dining hall, the skin along his thumb as hard and dry as leather cracking with age. No wonder he could work all day and not complain.”
  3. #3
    “He took hold of Shmuel’s tiny hand in his and squeezed it tightly. ‘You’re my best friend, Shmuel,’ he said. ‘My best friend.‘”
  4. #4
    “We have ample evidence that the Lord is able to guide. The promises cover every imaginable situation. All we need to do is to take the hand he stretches out.”
  5. #5
    “Work is a blessing. God has so arranged the world that work is necessary, and He gives us hands and strength to do it. The enjoyment of leisure would be nothing if we had only leisure. It is the joy of work well done that enables us to enjoy rest, just as it is the experiences of hunger and thirst that make food and drink such pleasures.”
  6. #6
    “I conjure the boy I knew. Achilles, grinning as the figs blur in his hands. His green eyes laughing into mine. Catch, he says. Achilles, outlined against the sky, hanging from a branch over the river.”
  7. #7
    ″‘Tis well, Lavinia, that thou hast no hands;
    For hands to do Rome service is but vain.”
  8. #8
    “He held out his hand to help me up. And I took it. I let him pull me to my feet.”
  1. #9
    “Today [...] eat whatever you want [...] If you wish, you may eat with both hands and both feet. So get in there and munch. Have a big munch-er-oo!”
  2. #10
    “You are a dangerous collection of all my favorite things. An old soul, a heart of gold and hands that make my body sing.”
  3. #11
    “When she sat down, she did the only sensible thing with her beautiful hands there was to be done: she placed them on her lap and left them there. In brief, she was probably the first appreciable thing of beauty I had seen that struck me as wholly legitimate.”
  4. #12
    “No natural feelings are high or low, holy or unholy, in themselves. They are all holy when God’s hand is on the rein. They all go bad when they set up on their own and make themselves into false gods.”
  5. #13
    “The world can only be grasped by action, not by contemplation. The hand is more important than the eye. . . . The hand is the cutting edge of the mind. —J. Bronowski”
  6. #14
    “Lord, give them enough hurts to keep them human and enough failures to keep their hands clenched tightly in Yours.”
  7. #15
    “Here soar not with wings
    But with your moving hands and feet
    And sweating brows -
    Standing by your Beloved’s side
    Reaching out to comfort this world
    With your cup of solace
    Drawn from your vast reservoir of truth.”
  8. #16
    “The future was, very literally, in their own hands.”

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