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Hand Gestures Quotes


"How do our lives ravel out into the no-wind, no-sound, the weary gestures wearily recapitulant: echoes of old compulsions with no-hand on no-string: in sunset we fall into furious attitudes, dead gestures of dolls." - William Faulkner

"Conan Doyle is amazing in the way he has Watson describe Sherlock's posture, mood swings, his hand gestures, and so forth in the novels." - Benedict Cumberbatch

"Yo, yo, yo, check it out," said PJ, with enough hand gestures that any deaf person watching would have thought he had ASL Tourette's syndrome" - Christopher Moore

"Corporate types love to pretend their life is exciting. The whispers, fist-pumping and animated hand gestures are all designed to lift our job description from what it really is - that of an overpaid clerk" - Chetan Bhagat

"We are all, Esme decides, just vessels through which identities pass: we are lent features, gestures, habits, then we hand them on. Nothing is our own. We begin in the world as anagrams of our antecedents." - Maggie O'Farrell

"Sometimes in someone's gestures you can notice how a parent is somehow inhabiting that person without there being any awareness of that. Sometimes you can look at your hand and see your father." - Sam Shepard

"Bravery and stupidity go hand in hand." - David Summers

"Glory and gore go hand in hand." - Lorde

"Civilisation and profits go hand in hand." - Calvin Coolidge

"Gossiping and lying go hand in hand." - Proverbs

"Politics and life go hand in hand." - Bruce Springsteen

"Love and despair go hand in hand." - Barry Hannah

"Civilization and profit go hand in hand." - Calvin Coolidge

"Love and kindness go hand in hand." - Marian Keyes

"God's hand never slips." - Billy Graham

"Affective gestures pointing to things near either in time or space should be made with the hand not very far from the body of the person pointing; and if these things are distant, the hand of the painter should be more extended and the face turned toward the person to whom he is addressing the demonstration." - Leonardo Da Vinci

"Everybody in Hollywood loves symbolic gestures." - Drew Carey

"Small gestures can have a big impact." - Julianna Margulies

"I don't make big grand gestures, generally." - Katherine Heigl

"We'll walk hand in hand We'll walk hand in hand We'll walk hand in hand some day... The whole wide world around some day." - Pete Seeger

"In the distance, the gestures of animals look human, the gestures of human beings bestial." - Malcolm De Chazal

"The ability to name poetry's gestures and rhetorics isn't required to write or read them, any more than a painter needs to know the physics of color to bring forward a landscape. The eye and hand and ear know what they need to know. Some of us want to know more, because knowing pleases." - Jane Hirshfield

"She believed not in divine salvation but in the proposition that we poor mortals are fully capable of saving ourselves, if conditions and inclinations are right, and the evidence of this potential is found in the smallest of gestures, like the uncertain resting of a large hand on a bony shoulder." - Jeffery Deaver

"I often need physical gesture to balance dialogue. If I write in public, every time I need to know what a character is doing with his hand or foot, I can look up and study people and find compelling gestures that I can harvest. Writing in public gives you that access to a junkyard of details all around you." - Chuck Palahniuk

"Bernard Hopkins' style is the way...everything he does is for a reason - little head feints, little hand movements, little shoulder rolls and gestures are all finer points of the sweet science. Before contemporary times everyone did that kind of stuff." - Chris Algieri

"In a movie, it's often important to have aliens whose gestures and facial expressions can be 'read' by humans. And in the days before sophisticated computer animation, most extraterrestrial bit players were guys in rubber suits. Such practical considerations forced Hollywood's hand when it came to aliens - they look like us for good reasons." - Seth Shostak

"Freedom goes hand-in-hand with mutual respect." - Xanana Gusmao

"Left hand, right hand, it doesn't matter. I'm amphibious." - Charles Shackleford

"Regular chiropractic adjustments go hand in hand with good health." - Peter Fonda

"Forgiveness should go hand-in-hand with love." - Thomas S Monson

"Archeology and ecology can go hand in hand." - Carlos Salinas

"Play is hand-to-hand encounter with Fate." - Anatole France

"Courage is to walk hand in hand with the fear!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"I believe destiny and hard work go hand in hand." - Priyanka Chopra

"Domestic violence and sexual assault go hand in hand." - Georgia Taylor

"silence and invisibility go hand in hand with powerlessness ..." - Audre Lorde

"Offering a hand up is not a hand-out." - Clara Barton

"Unfortunately, gambling and winning don't often go hand-in-hand." - Pete Rose

"Storytelling and elegant style don't always go hand in hand." - Donna Tartt

"Hunger and self-control do not go hand in hand." - Kathy Freston

"Freedom goes hand-in-hand with mutual respect." - Kay Rala Xanana Gusmao

"Religion and political expediency go beautifully hand in hand." - Friedrich Durrenmatt

"I would think beer and football go hand in hand." - Will Ferrell

"School and I never seemed to walk hand in hand." - Dean Winters

"Don't pessimism and caution naturally go hand in hand?" - Lynne Truss

"The hand betrays the heart ..." - Louise Imogen Guiney

"I shook Steve Jobs hand." - Robert Scoble

"Curse false-hand-holding boys!" - Lauren Myracle

"The burned hand teaches best." - J R R Tolkien

"One hand washes the other." - Seneca the Younger

"The left hand of creation" - Joseph Silk

"Mediocrity is a hand-rail." - Charles Louis de Secondat

"Living from hand to mouth." - Guillaume de Salluste Du Bartas

"The hour-hand of life." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"One hand washes the other." - Proverbs

"The odd thing is that Trump's hand movements don't seem to coordinate with the topic at hand. Most pols manage to make their hand movements correspond with the message, so a slash will accompany emphasis, etc. Trump's got about three moves, the most notable of which is his "okay" gesture, making a circle with his thumb and forefinger. Anyway, Trump has only a few gestures, including that one, and to my eye he uses them seemingly indiscriminately. I've seen him use the "okay/f.u." sign to be pedantic." - Gene Weingarten

"Sincerity is romantic. I don't think you need gestures." - Simon Cowell

"Most full lives are filled with empty gestures." - Carolyn Heilbrun

"I kick kittens. I made rude gestures at nuns." - Cassandra Clare

"He was crying in there, making woman gestures." - Mike Tyson

"Prayer is in all things, in all gestures." - Mother Teresa

"Generous gestures yield the most when that isn't their purpose." - Malcolm Forbes

"Personality is an unbroken series of successful gestures." - F Scott Fitzgerald

"I try to do romantic gestures all the time." - Armie Hammer

"Take a favorite trick of yours and write a 'gestures script' how could you improve clarity [using gestures]." - Roberto Giobbi

"The leaves are falling, falling as from way off, as though far gardens withered in the skies; they are falling with denying gestures. And in the nights the heavy earth is falling from all the stars down into loneliness. We all are falling. This hand falls. And look at others: it is in them all. And yet there is one who holds this falling endlessly gently in his hands." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Alec drew his hand back with a low whistle. "The Inquisitor meant business." "Of course she did. I'm a dangerous criminal. Or hadn't you heard?" Jace heard the acid in his own tone, saw Alec flinch, and was meanly, momentarily, glad. "She didn't call you a criminal, exactly..." "No, I'm just a very naughty boy. I do all sorts of bad things. I kick kittens. I make rude gestures at nun" - Cassandra Clare

"Guide Thou my hand within that hand of Thine - Thy wounded hand! - until its tremblings take Strength from Thy touch." - Dora Greenwell

"Love is like quicksilver in the hand." - Dorothy Parker

"Nature never writes a blind hand." - Thomas Starr King

"Don't worry?! You sliced your hand open!" - Stephenie Meyer

"What the hand does the mind remembers." - Maria Montessori

"God! Whose hand was I holding?" - Shirley Jackson

"Nothing says spring like hand-cut flowers." - Oscar De La Renta

"Spring is like a perhaps hand" - E E Cummings

"We believe that peace is at hand." - Henry A Kissinger

"There is nothing like first-hand evidence." - Arthur Conan Doyle

"What the King dreams, the Hand builds." - George R R Martin

"The finger cut, to save the hand." - Khaled Hosseini

"The hand that follows intellect can achieve." - Michelangelo

"Keep your hand on the helm." - Matt Goldman

"Steady of heart and stout of hand." - Walter Scott

"Iron hand in a velvet glove." - Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor

".. international hand of freindship. A cigarette" - Jeremy Clarkson

"Build a bridge by extending your hand." - Ken Poirot

"Sai holds the universe in his hand" - Sathya Sai Baba

"Steady of heart, and stout of hand." - Walter Scott

"What lovely things Thy hand hath made." - Walter De La Mare

"You can't win with a losing hand" - Bob Dylan

"My hand trembles, my heart does not." - Stephen Hopkins

"I live from mouth to hand." - Winston Churchill

"Anxiety is the hand maiden of creativity." - T S Eliot

"A hand cannot write on itself." - Peter Greenaway

"Take my hand when you are worried Take my hand when you're alone Take my hand and let me guide you Take my hand to lead you home." - Ben Harper

"You cannot clap with one hand alone." - John Taylor Wood

"The bishops eat from my hand." - Maurice Duplessis

"Iron hand in a velvet glove." - Charles V

"I love going to second-hand stores." - Victoria Justice

"My mother never took my hand." - Violette Leduc

"I used to love hand raising." - Chris Matthews

"The hand is the tool of tools." - Aristotle

"Mine is the horny hand of toil." - John Singer Sargent

"I can clap with one hand." - Aaron Tveit

"It is believed by experienced doctors that the heat which oozes out of the hand, on being applied to the sick, is highly salutary. It has often appeared, while I have been soothing my patients, as if there was a singular property in my hands to pull and draw away from the affected parts aches and diverse impurities, by laying my hand upon the place, and extending my fingers toward it. Thus it is known to some of the learned that health may be implanted in the sick by certain gestures, and by contact, as some diseases may be communicated from one to another." - Hippocrates

"Then join hand in hand, brave Americans all! By uniting we stand, by dividing we fall." - John Dickinson

"Together, hand in hand, with our matches and our necklaces, we shall liberate this country." - Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

"I have seldom, if ever, seen money and gentleness go hand in hand." - Grace Metalious

"Poverty and contempt generally go hand-in-hand in this world." - Susan Edmonstone Ferrier

"Legality and oppression are not unknown to run hand in hand." - Tim Hawkins

"We owe something to extravagance, for thrift and adventure seldom go hand in hand." - Jennie Jerome Churchill

"The impersonal hand of government can never replace the helping hand of a neighbor." - Hubert Humphrey

"Good and evil go hand in hand, you can't seperate them...." - Marilyn Manson

"The accumulation of capital and misery go hand in hand, concentrated in space." - David Harvey

"Prosperity's right hand is industry and her left hand is frugality." - Samuel Johnson

"Even if there was a hand, it was the hand of God." - Diego Maradona

"Politics and music don't necessarily go hand in hand. They just do for me..." - Steve Earle

"Beauty and brains, pleasure and usability - they should go hand in hand." - Donald A. Norman

"We will consider every hand who will try to take our weapons, as an Israeli hand." - Hassan Nasrallah

"...conservation of land and conservation of people frequently go hand in hand." - Eleanor Roosevelt

"Never Hesitate to hold out your hand; never hesitate to accept the outstretched hand of another." - Pope John Xxiii

"Our meeting, touching, accidentally connecting immediately, interwoven hand-in-hand, heart-to-heart." - Ellen Hopkins

"In some ways, comedy and something like a musical do go hand-in-hand." - Emma Stone

"Eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot." - Bible

"His hand will be against every man, and every man's hand against him." - Bible

"But when thou doest alms, let not thy left hand know what thy right hand doeth." - Bible

"Laws and institutions must go hand in hand with the general progress of the human mind." - Thomas Jefferson

"Finance is the art of passing money from hand to hand until it finally disappears." - Robert W. Sarnoff

"Dare to reach out your hand into the darkness, to pull another hand into the light." - Norman B. Rice

"Hand in hand, with fairy grace, Will we sing, and bless this place." - William Shakespeare

"I think that sexual oppression and dictatorship go hand in hand." - Hugh Hefner

"I believe that freedom of speech and freedom of religion go hand-in-hand in America." - Kirk Cameron

"Why is the third hand on a watch called a second hand?" - Steven Wright

"The proletarian woman fights hand in hand with the man of her class against capitalist society." - Clara Zetkin

"We were aware of the fact that death walks hand in hand with struggle." - Stokely Carmichael

"We owe something to extravagance, for thrift and adventure seldom go hand in hand." - Lady Randolph Churchill

"We learned that economic growth and environmental protection can and should go hand in hand." - Christopher Dodd

"Singing and playing have always gone hand-in-hand with me. I love 'em both equally." - Phil Anselmo

"Entertainment has to come hand in hand with a little bit of medicine." - David Fincher

"Is he alone who has courage on his right hand and faith on his left hand?" - Charles Lindbergh

"I love writing. I think writing and directing go hand in hand." - David Labrava

"Building a mission and building a business go hand in hand." - Mark Zuckerberg

"There's something about fear and aesthetic that go hand in hand." - Christopher Bollen

"Beauty and anguish walking hand in hand the downward slope to death." - Alfred Lord Tennyson

"When thou doest alms, let not thy left hand know what they right hand doeth." - Matthew Mcconaughey

"For me, being in front of the camera and training go hand in hand." - Kiana Tom

"Beauty and brains, pleasure and usability - they should go hand in hand." - Donald Norman

"She looked at her hand: Just some hand, holding a cheap pen. Some girls" hand. She had nothing to do with that hand. Let that hand do whatever it wanted to." - Cynthia Voigt

"She looked at her hand: Just some hand, holding a cheap pen. Some girls' hand. She had nothing to do with that hand. Let that hand do whatever it wanted to." - Cynthia Voigt

"In the hours that followed, I learned that Ademic hand gestures did not actually represent facial expressions. It was nothing so simple as that. For example a smile can mean you're amused, happy, grateful, or satisfied. You can smile to comfort someone. You can smile because you're content or because you're in love. A grimace or a grin look similar to a smile, but they mean entirely different things. Imagine trying to teach someone how to smile. Imagine trying to describe what different smiles mean and when, precisely, to use them in conversation. It's harder than learning to walk." - Patrick Rothfuss

"I would never want to reach out someday with a soft, uncallused hand-a hand never dirtied by serving-and shake the nail-pierced hand of Jesus." - Bill Hybels



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