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"See, I don't like places where people can't dance - don't like clubs or theatres where a bunch of bourgeois people sit around tip, tip, tipping their fingers." - Etta James

"We put our fingers in the eyes of those who doubt that Libya is ruled by anyone other than its people." - Muammar al-Gaddafi

"I think there's not a lot of real filmmakers. There are only a few people who make real cinema. I can count them on my fingers." - Bruno Dumont

"You [Chopin] have in your fingers an orchestra of butterflies." - Adam Mickiewicz

"Fingers get habits - have memories of their own." - Anne Bosworth Greene

"A fist is more than the sum of its fingers." - Margaret Atwood

"The fingers of your thoughts are molding your face ceaselessly." - Charles Reznikoff

"These fingers of mine got brains in 'em." - Jerry Lee Lewis

"I can't keep my fingers out of any pies." - David Bowie

"Fingers down the throat of love! Love! Love!" - Nick Cave

"Green fingers are the extension of a verdant heart." - Russell Page

"Very few people are aware that in each of our fingers, located somewhere between the firs phalange, the mesophalange and the metaphalange, there is a tiny brain. [...] It should be noted that fingers are without brains, these develop gradually with the passage of time and with the help of what the eyes see.... That is why the fingers have always excelled at uncovering what is concealed." - Jose Saramago

"What I want to know is how the white man, with the blood of black people dripping off his fingers, can have the audacity to be asking black people, 'Do they hate him?' That takes a lot of nerve." - Malcolm X

"What I want to know is how the white man, with the blood of black people dripping off his fingers, can have the audacity to be asking black people [why] they hate him?" - Malcolm X

"People who wave digital cameras at shows are the same people who sit in front of you at hockey games and wear those giant foam-rubber fingers that say, We're number one!'" - Rob Sheffield

"I believe that if we had would keep our dirty, bloody, dollar-crooked fingers out of the business of these nations so full of depressed, exploited people, they will arrive at a solution of their own." - David M Shoup

"Touched by her fingers, the two surviving chocolate people copulate desperately, losing themselves in a melting frenzy of lust, spending the last of their brief borrowed lives in a spasm of raspberry cream and fear." - Neil Gaiman

"Broke people giving financial advice is like a shop teacher with missing fingers." - Dave Ramsey

"Some people think their fingers are toes or claws, but they're actually finger bones." - Ann Burton

"And people like you are the reason we have middle fingers." - Alexandra Bracken

"Advice to anglers: don't take advice from people with missing fingers." - Henry Beard

"People say that time slips through our fingers like sand. What they don't acknowledge is that some of the sand sticks to the skin. These are memories that will remain, memories of the time when there was still time left." - David Levithan

"The past stays on you the way powdered sugar stays on your fingers. Some people can get rid of it but it's still there, the events and things that pushed you to where you are now." - Erin Morgenstern

"I've done my job extremely well. My only beef is that a lot of people have put their fingers in whatever I've done and tried to screw it up, and I've always resented that." - Jack Kirby

"People are laughing at me today for having holes in my pockets, and ink blood on my fingers- a thirty-something old writer, who strangles words from dictionaries, and feeds on the decay of poetry." - Anthony Liccione

"The past stays on you the way powdered sugar stays on your fingers. Some people can get rid of it but it's still there, the events and things that pushed you to where you are now." - Erin Morgenstern

"I craved your warmth. I hugged myself, rubbing my fingers up and down. I guess people are like insects sometimes, drawn to heat, A kind of infra-red longing." - Lucy Christopher

"These poems do not live: it's a sad diagnosis. They grew their toes and fingers well enough, Their little foreheads bulged with concentration. If they missed out on walking about like people It wasn't for any lack of mother-love." - Sylvia Plath

"By the look of you, Nynaeve, I could almost think you were angry, but I know you have such a sweet disposition people ask you to dabble your fingers in their tea." - Robert Jordan

"Other people - they practice and they practice... these fingers of mine, they got brains in 'em. You don't tell them what to do - they do it. God given talent." - Jerry Lee Lewis

"I think you just have to cross your fingers that there's enough artists out there that keep producing interesting work, and eventually it will form a kind of wave that will force people to pay attention to it." - Geddy Lee

"Something in the movement of fingers on the keyboard enhances thought. Fingers pull your thoughts forward. Fingers are in some way an extension of your brain, with a lot of cortex associations at their trigger. Get them going!" - Josip Novakovich

"One thing nobody knows about me is that three of my fingers are edible, but I cant tell you which fingers." - Joe Jonas

"An odious exhibition of journalists dabbling their fingers in the stuff of other people's souls." - Oliver McGregor, Baron McGregor of Durris

"You think the speed of your fingers can match the strength of my fists?" - Mike Tyson

"Fingers interlocked like a beautiful accordion of flesh or a zipper of prayer" - Sarah Kay

"Well, David Eckstein, like most of us, has 20 digits. Ten fingers. Ten toes." - Tim McCarver

"There is dust enough on some of your Bibles to write 'damnation' with your fingers." - Charles Spurgeon

"I'll retire when they pry my cold, dead fingers off of my Bible." - R C Sproul

"Stars ink your fingers with a lexicon of flame blazing rare knowledge." - Aberjhani

"Writing is not just the technical act of your fingers on the keyboard. Writing is living." - Melissa Marr

"All men are forced into one of two categories: those with eleven fingers and those without." - Ned Rorem

"She had the kind of fingers you want to interlace with your own." - John Green

"The devil makes his Christmas-pie of lawyers' tongues and clerks' fingers." - Thomas Adams

"I would hold the rosy, slender fingers of the dawn for you." - Ezra Pound

"When our fingers touch a crackle of electricity passes between us." - Cathy Cassidy

"And with unwearied fingers drawing out The lines of life, from living knowledge hid." - Edmund Spenser

"Every schoolboy hath that famous testament of Grunnius Corocotta Porcellus at his fingers' ends." - Robert Burton

"I like to start by wiggling my fingers on top of guitar strings." - Zacky Vengeance

"I hear the mad song of a little bird and crush butterflies between my fingers." - Clarice Lispector

"You ever tried to pick up your teeth with a bunch of broken fingers" - Triple H

"I've actually been in a lot of movies that involve sucking on fingers." - Dane Dehaan

"I"ve actually been in a lot of movies that involve sucking on fingers." - Dane Dehaan

"I am most alive when I let myself be touched by the fingers of life." - Jewel

"In the binary system we count on our fists instead of on our fingers." - Anonymous

"His face was blue, on his fingers Flecks of green. 'This is my father', I thought." - Al Alvarez

"Every schoolboy hath that famous testament of Grunnius Corocotta Porcellus at his fingers' end." - Robert Burton

"Every schoolboy hath that famous testament of Grunnius Corocotta Porcellus at his fingers end." - Robert A. Burton

"The final release point for the fastball is the tips of your fingers." - Steve Carlton

"My fingers used to hurt really bad when I played guitar. I stopped because of it." - Tyra Banks

"If I had nine of my fingers missing I wouldn't type any slower." - Mitch Hedberg

"Samson told Delilah loud and clear, keep your cotton picken fingers out of my hair." - Elvis Presley

"I'm a Crank. I'm slowly going crazy. I keep wanting to chew off my own fingers and randomly kill people." - James Dashner

"[I]n Africa I was a member of a family-of a sort of family that the people of your culture haven't known for thousands of years. If gorillas were capable of such an expression, they would tell you that their family is like a hand, of which they are the fingers. They are fully aware of being a family but are very little aware of being individuals. Here in the zoo there were other gorillas-but there was no family. Five severed fingers do not make a hand." - Daniel Quinn

"Some people tap their feet, some people snap their fingers, and some people sway back and forth. I just sorta do 'em all together, I guess." - Elvis Presley

"It sounded like a piece of blackboard being dragged over the nails of a wall of severed fingers." - Neil Gaiman

"When I was young, I had a big problem with warts. It started with one on the side of my little finger. A year later, I had it on all my fingers. My hands looked like the hands of an alligator. So I fist bumped people instead of shaking hands for a few years." - Berhan Ahmed

"From religion comes a man's purpose; from science, his power to achieve it. Sometimes people ask if religion and science are not opposed to one another. They are: in the sense that the thumb and fingers of my hands are opposed to one another. It is an opposition by means of which anything can be grasped." - William Henry Bragg

"Most people think of a feel as when you touch something or someone and what it feels like to your fingers but, a feel can have a thousand different definitions. Sometimes feel is a mental thing. Sometimes feel can happen clear 'cross the arena. Sort of an invitation from the horse to come to you." - Buck Brannaman

"Most people think of a feel as when you touch something or someone and what it feels like to your fingers but, a feel can have a thousand different definitions. Sometimes feel is a mental thing. Sometimes feel can happen clear "cross the arena. Sort of an invitation from the horse to come to you." - Buck Brannaman

"Let's try and bring out the best in all of us and a positive vision of working together to solve big problems, to recognize that, yes, all is not right, things need to be fixed. We're better off solving things by working together than by pointing fingers at other people." - Justin Trudeau

"These people have history and I crave history. I crave someone knowing me so well that they can tell what I'm thinking. Jonah Griggs takes my hand under the table and links my fingers with his and I know that I would sacrifice almost anything just to keep this state of mind, for the rest of the week at least." - Melina Marchetta

"A lot of blues guitarists play with only three fingers, and they can't figure out certain runs that require the use of their little fingers. Classical training is good for that." - Ritchie Blackmore

"I want to go south, where there is no autumn, where the cold doesn't crouch over one like a snow leopard waiting to pounce. The heart of the North is dead, and the fingers of cold are corpse fingers." - David Herbert Lawrence

"Language is a skin: I rub my language against the other. It is as if I had words instead of fingers, or fingers at the tip of my words. My language trembles with desire." - Roland Barthes

"The moral is to make all one can out of life and live up to one's fingers' ends." - Marian Hooper Adams

"If I could snap my fingers and be nonautistic, I would not. Autism is part of what I am." - Temple Grandin

"My genius is not so frail a thing that it cowers from the dirty fingers of newspapernen." - Diane Setterfield

"The expression to write something down suggests a descent of thought to the fingers whose movements immediately falsify it." - William H Gass

"Time is like a handful of sand - the tighter you grasp it, the faster it runs through your fingers." - Henry David Thoreau

"My fingers are long and beautiful, as, it has been well been documented, are various other parts of my body." - Donald Trump

"You can have my credit card, baby, but keep your red hot fingers off of my heart, lady." - George Michael

"Guys like me come along very seldom in the wrestling business. You can count 'em on a couple of fingers." - Stone Cold Steve Austin

"The expression to write something down suggests a descent of thought to the fingers whose movements immediately falsify it." - William Gass

"His wicked sense of humour suggests exciting sex His fingers focus on her Her touches He's Venus as a Boy!" - Bjork

"Her father was a fisherman, with a beard that tasted of salt, and fingers that smelled like the sea." - Arthur M. Jolly

"There's a weird period of learning how to play guitar where your fingers are constantly messed up a handful." - Jason Reeves

"If you think you have someone eating out of your hand, it's a good idea to count your fingers." - Martin Buxbaum

"Your pretty empire took so long to build, now, with a snap of history's fingers, down it goes." - Alan Moore

"Men are not put into this world to be everlastingly played on by the harping fingers of joy." - Henry Ward Beecher

"He who puts out his hand to stop the wheel of history will have his fingers crushed." - Lech Walesa

"All men are born with a nose and five fingers, but no one is born with a knowledge of God." - Voltaire

"The statue of Freedom has not been cast yet, the furnace is hot, we can all still burn our fingers." - Georg Buchner

"I'm sorry that I can't snap my fingers and undo 50 years of bad American foreign policy." - Harry Browne

"All men are born with a nose and ten fingers, but no one was born with a knowledge of God." - Voltaire

"As I descend the stairs, I can't help brushing my fingers along the unblemished white marble walls. So cold and beautiful. Even in the Capitol, there's nothing to match the magnificence of this old building. But there is no give to the surface - only my flesh yields, my warmth taken. Stone conquers people every time." - Suzanne Collins

"The biggest problem in countries that don't have a tradition in animation or a film industry, is that precisely, that it's not an industrial activity as it is in Hollywood where there are clear production procedures. Because of this we all become snipers making our films any way we can and crossing our fingers to get distribution so people can see them." - Raul Garcia

"Far as I know, Legal Aid was invented to help poor people fight wrongs; [the criminals] are abusing the system, and the damned lawyers help them do it. They're all sticking two fingers up at them who pay their taxes. And I'll tell you sommat for free, Sir George, them who pays the taxes are eventually going to get fed up of it." - Andrew Barrett

"The warrior who had gone out from the lake to save his people by slaying the evil one was now just a boy sitting in the dirt with his fingers in a mane of blond hair. He stared at nothing. Expected nothing. Planned nothing. Just sat." - Michael Grant

"As I descend the stairs, I ca' help brushing my fingers along the unblemished white marble walls. So cold and beautiful. Even in the Capitol, there's nothing to match the magnificence of this old building. But there is no give to the surface - only my flesh yields, my warmth taken. Stone conquers people every time." - Suzanne Collins

"The people who bind themselves to systems are those who are unable to encompass the whole truth and try to catch it by the tail; a system is like the tail of truth, but truth is like a lizard; it leaves its tail in your fingers and runs away knowing full well that it will grow a new one in a twinkling." - Ivan Turgenev

"For attractive lips, speak words of kindness. For lovely eyes, seek out the good in people. For a slim figure, share your food with the hungry. For beautiful hair, let a child run his or her fingers through it once a day. For poise, walk with the knowledge that you never walk alone...." - Sam Levenson

"I don't like fantasy where a king snaps his fingers and suddenly a whole army appears and goes off to war - he's got to feed them, he's got to pay them, he's got to take care of the camp followers and the gamblers and the people who cause disorder." - Raymond E Feist

"At the dinner table when I was very little, I would hear people bickering... To escape the bickering, I started modelling the soft bread with my fingers. With the dough of the French bread %u2013 sometimes it was still warm %u2013 I would make little figures. And I would line them up on the table and this was really my first sculpture." - Louise Bourgeois

"I went to the store and bought lady fingers, when I got home I noticed one of the fingers was missing so I went back to the store and the manager was nice enough to give me the finger." - Jay London

"People would always say horror movies always thrive during times of war; that's just what people would say. And I don't know if they thrived during World War II or Vietnam, but I thought that's kind of strange, why would that happen. I don't know if people rearrange their priorities; in good times, they freak out and start pointing the fingers at video games and TV, but when horrible things are happening in the world, it [horror movie] just seems a little ridiculous." - Rob Zombie

"There are so few people given us to love. I want to tell my daughters this, that each time you fall in love it is important, even at nineteen. Especially at nineteen. And if you can, at nineteen, count the people you love on one hand, you will not, at forty, have run out of fingers on the other. There are so few people given us to love and they all stick." - Anne Enright

"Taren Ferry folk had a reputation for slyness and trickery. If you shook hands with a Taren Ferry man, people said, you counted your fingers afterwards." - Robert Jordan

"People like to think the worst. They like to have hushed gossip sessions and point their fingers at someone's problems that are more obvious than their own." - Marcia Lynn McClure

"Books. People have no idea how beautiful books are. How they taste on your fingers. How bright everything is when you light it with words." - Rachel Kadish

"I never tried to revolutionise photography; I just do what I do and keep my fingers crossed that people will like it." - David Bailey

"To change your mind about something is always difficult. I think that people who are big enough to admit they were wrong can be counted on your fingers." - Francoise Gilot

"My esteem in this country has gone up substantially. It is very nice now when people wave at me, they use all their fingers." - Jimmy Carter

"Write til your fingers bleed." - Chuck Wendig

"Many social critics wag their fingers at what they perceive to be frivolous luxury spending. But that misses the point that consumption norms are local. It's not just the rich who spend more when they get more money. Everyone else does, too. The mansions of the rich may seem over the top to people in the middle, but the same could be said of middle-class houses as seen by most of the planet's seven billion people." - Robert H. Frank

"Pain is subtle. He has cold grey fingers. His voice is horse from crying & screaming... When people try to avoid him, he follows them silently & turns upas the bartender, or the bus driver... Pain has an elaborate filing system for keeping track of everyone... Pain respects people who are willing to take risks. If you... face him directly, he will give you a special ointment so your wounds don't fester." - J. Ruth Gendler

"Widge can see the past." Poppet says suddenly. "That's why his stories are so good." "The past is easier," Widget says. "It's already there." "In the stars?" Bailey asks. "No." Widget says. "On people. The past stays on you the way powdered sugar stays on fingers. Some people can get rid of it but it's still there, the events and t hings that pushed you to where you are now." - Erin Morgenstern

"We're remembering both the good and the bad in our history together in this world. This isn't an attempt to make people feel bad every morning and to force them to go stick their fingers in a wall socket. We chose these things we included as a way to point people toward the possibility of transformation even while remembering the great pain we have experienced as humanity." - Shane Claiborne

"This is the sixty-nine," I told him, presenting the magazine in front of him. I put my fingers - two of them - on the action, so that he would not overlook it. "Why is it dubbed sixty-nine?" he asked, because he is a person hot on fire with curiosity. "It was invented in 1969. My friend Gregory knows a friend of the nephew of the inventor." "What did people do before 1969?" "Merely blowjobs and masticating box, but never in chorus." - Jonathan Safran Foer

"How dare you refer to my beautiful children as 'synthetic'. And shame on you for wagging your judgemental little fingers at IVF - a miracle that has allowed legions of loving people, both straight and gay, to fulfill their dream of having children, your archaic thinking is out of step with the times, just like your fashions. I shall never wear Dolce and Gabbana ever again." - Elton John

"Yeah, in every film that I've been lucky enough to do with Tim, there's always some form of torture, and the nails were Tim's idea. They were the length of the fingers and stuff, but it was okay because I had a troop of people who would help me go to the bathroom. They had to have treatment afterwards but they're okay now. That is true." - Johnny Depp

"I marvel at how good I was before I met him, how I lived molded to the smallest space possible, my days the size of little beads that passed without passion through my fingers. So few people know what they're capable of. At forty-two I'd never done anything that took my own breath away, and I suppose now that was part of the problem - my chronic inability to astonish myself." - Sue Monk Kidd

"Our lives are but specks of dust falling through the fingers of time. Like sands of the hourglass, so are the days of our lives." - Socrates

"My only memories of school are of being beaten, of being hit in the playground, of masters poking their fingers in my chest all day." - Michael Gambon

"People get inspired to write, paint, draw, sing, sculpt, dance in many different ways. And there are many types of art. But the one thing that they all have in common is that they are all a sort of magic. Sometimes the magic flows from one's fingers, other times it is transferred to the person who experiences the result. Magic has always worked in mysterious ways." - Nnedi Okorafor

"People get inspired to write, paint, draw, sing, sculpt, dance in many different ways. And there are many types of art. But the one thing that they all have in common is that they are all a sort of magic. Sometimes the magic flows from one's fingers, other times it is transferred to the person who experiences the result. Magic has always worked in mysterious ways." - Nnedi Okorafor

"There are also people that still choose to support racist rhetoric because they feel white dominance in America is slipping through their fingers. To them, "diversity" is a codeword for white genocide. They claim that their "homelands" are being overrun by minorities and are desperate for solutions that ensure their "white survival." This fear, of course, is irrational and solely based on a loss of white power and control." - Christian Picciolini

"If you are worried about the people outside, the most unreasonable thing you can do is remain outside yourself. Christians are Christ's body...every addition to that body enables Him to do more. If you want to help those outside you must add your own little cell to the body of Christ who along can help them. Cutting off a man's fingers would be a odd way of getting him to do more work." - C S Lewis

"What was the appearance of God the Father? Like that of a man...God has the likeness of fingers and hands and a face." - Benny Hinn

"But hands are sacred things. Touch is personal, fingers of love, feelers of blind eyes, tongues of those who cannot talk..." - Keri Hulme

"What was the appearance of God the Father? Like that of a man... God has the likeness of fingers and hands and a face." - Benny Hinn

"We lie in each other's arms eyes shut and fingers open and all the colors of the world pass through our bodies like strings of fire." - Marge Piercy

"Jem knotted his fingers in the material of Will's sleeve. "You are my parabatai," he said, "You said once I could ask anything of you." - Cassandra Clare

"The plants filled the place, a forest of them, with nasty meaty leaves and stalks like the newly washed fingers of dead men." - Raymond Chandler

"The link between intimate violence in the home and the international violence of terrorism and war is as tightly bound together as the fingers of a clenched fist." - Riane Eisler

"Because I can count on my fingers the number of sunsets I have left, and I don't want to miss any of them." - Suzanne Collins

"In my thought there is only one universal religion, whose varied paths are but the fingers of the loving hand of the Supreme Being." - Khalil

"Long necks. The thrust of the head in a certain position. The way the fingers work, fabrics work. It's all part of my painting background." - Lillian Bassman

"Sleep puts out silent fingers, And leads me back to the roar Of the dead salt sea that vomits Wrecks of the past ashore." - Francis Turner Palgrave

"Grandparents are similar to a piece of string - handy to have around and easily wrapped around the fingers of their grandchildren." - Anonymous

"Perplext no more with Human or Divine, To-morrow's tangle to the winds resign, And lose your fingers in the tresses of The Cypress - slender Minister of Wine." - Omar Khayyam

"I do love the challenge of screenplays. They're so difficult, such an alien form. It makes them endlessly fascinating. Something I can't keep my fingers out of." - Stephen Graham Jones

"Riven and torn with cannon-shot, the trunks of the trees protruded bunches of splinters like hands, the fingers above the wound interlacing with those below." - Ambrose Bierce

"I symbolized doping... My phone rarely rings. I can count on the fingers of one hand the number of riders who call me." - Richard Virenque

"The Rolling Stones were one of the best bands ever, and 'Sticky Fingers' is one of the best rock albums I've ever heard." - Buzz Osborne

"If you saw me with my clothes off you'd see that my body is in great shape and ready to take on the world.... I could snap my fingers and have any man I wanted, but I have too much respect for myself for that.... People can look then wonder about the taste and the sensuous delights of the dish, but when it comes down to it they simply can't afford such an expensive luxury." - Anna Kournikova

"She could've looked at the tiny miracles in front of her: my feet, my hands, my fingers, the shape of my shoulders beneath my jacket, my human body, but she only stared at my eyes. The wind whipped again, through the trees, but it had no force, no power over me. The cold bit at my fingers, but they stayed fingers. "Grace,"I said, very softly. "Say something." "Sam," She said, and I crushed her to me." - Maggie Stiefvater

"Flow into your dancing, circulate the steps into your body, as you would run your fingers through the hair of the one you Love." - Nelly Mazloum

"My tweeting is cool and calm unless I am riled up about something and then I just surrender to the fury of my fingers." - Roxane Gay

"I once knew a man out of courtesy help a lame dog over a stile, and he for requital bit his fingers." - William Chillingworth



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