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"I held a moment in my hand, brilliant as a star, fragile as a flower, a tiny sliver of one hour. I dripped it carelessly, Ah! I didn't know, I held opportunity." - Hazel Ying Lee

"I'm not wild about hand-held shots." - Claude Chabrol

"The book. Calming object. Held in the hand." - Maira Kalman

"But steady-cams are very different than hand-helds, because hand-held gives you that verite feel." - Darren Aronofsky

"Sara held up a hand. 'How exactly did you "decline" his offer?' 'By slitting his throat." - Nalini Singh

"No. Not really. A weapon didn't come to an agreement with the hand that held it." - Maggie Stiefvater

"There was a hand in the darkness, and it held a knife." - Neil Gaiman

"The hand that held the dagger has struck it into the back of its neighbor." - Franklin D Roosevelt

"For all Nature is as one Great Engine, made by, and held in His Hand." - Nehemiah Grew

"If you use hand-held techniques just to make the film stylish I think it's wrong." - Vilmos Zsigmond

"I held his hand all the time the priest was saying extreme unction." - Jackie Kennedy

"The sobs and tears of joy he had not foreseen rose with such force within him that his whole body shook and for a long time prevented him from speaking. Falling on his knees by her bed. He held his wife's hand to his lips and kissed it, and her hand responded to his kisses with weak movement of finger. Meanwhile, at the foot of the bed, in the midwife's expert hands, like the flame of a lamp, flickered the life of a human being who had never existed before..." - Leo Tolstoy

"And with tears of blood he cleansed the hand, The hand that held the steel: For only blood can wipe out blood, And only tears can heal" - Oscar Wilde

"And with tears of blood he cleansed the hand, The hand that held the steel: For only blood can wipe out blood, And only tears can heal" - Oscar Wilde

""Endow scientific research and we shall know the truth, when and where it is possible to ascertain it;" but the counterblast is at hand: "To endow research is merely to encourage the research for endowment; the true man of science will not be held back by poverty, and if science is of use to us, it will pay for itself." Such are but a few samples of the conflict of opinion which we find raging around us." - Karl Pearson

"The things that matter the most in this world, they can never be held in our hand." - Gloria Gaither

"Only by the candle, held in the skeleton hand of Poverty, can man read his own dark heart." - Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton

"Science has toiled too long forging weapons for fools to use. It is time she held her hand." - H G Wells

"Only by the candle, held in the skeleton hand of Poverty, can man read his own dark heart." - Edward Bulwer-Lytton

"If I held all of truth in my hand I would beware of opening it to men." - Bernard le Bovier de Fontenelle

"God only opened His hand to give flight to a thought that He had held imprisoned from eternity." - Josiah Gilbert Holland

"If I held all the thoughts of the world in my hand, I would be careful not to open it." - Bernard le Bovier de Fontenelle

"Who would be a poor man, a beggar man, a thief, if he held a rich man in his hand?" - Jethro Tull

"Precedents are dangerous things; let the rein of government then be braced and held with a steady hand." - George Washington

"Life is to be used, not just held in the hand like a box of bonbons that nobody eats." - John Dos Passos

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

"My left hand is my thinking hand (image), my right hand my doing hand (sequence)." - Barbara Hepworth

"I held a moment in my hand, brilliant as a star, fragile as a flower, a tiny sliver of one hour. I dripped it carelessly, Ah! I didn't know, I held opportunity." - Hazel Lee

"I want my questions answered by an alert and experienced politician, prepared to be grilled and quoted - not my hand held by an old smoothie." - William Safire

"She also said she would give him a kiss if he liked, but Peter did not know what she meant, and he held out his hand expectantly." - James M Barrie

"Andrea raised her eyebrows. "Look at you, all high-speed." "Yeah, you'd think I was a detective or something." Andrea held her hand out. "You'll jinx it." - Ilona Andrews

"The first time he'd held her hand, it felt so good that it crowded out all the bad things. It felt better than anything had ever hurt." - Rainbow Rowell

"Demon or angel or evil spirit, I just need something to show itself. Ghoulie or ghosty or long-legged beastie, I just want my hand held." - Chuck Palahniuk

"And sometimes you held somebody's hand just to prove that you were still alive, and that another human being was there to testify to that fact." - Rainbow Rowell

"Noble Pity held his hand awhile, and to their choice gave space whether they would prove his valor or his grace." - Edmund Waller

"Baseball should adopt replay, plain and simple. If we can see it at home or on hand-held PDAs, the technology should be used in games." - Michael Wilbon

"And wonder, dread and war have lingered in that land where loss and love in turn have held the upper hand." - Simon Armitage

"It must have been the summer of 1967, the Beatles were singing love is all you need. I held her hand as we walked through the arcades." - Robert Earl Keen

"I would never rest until I held vengeance and the throne within my hand, and good night sweet prince to anybody who stood between me and these things." - Roger Zelazny

"The single clenched fist lifted and ready, Or the open asking hand held out and waiting. Choose: For we meet by one or the other." - Carl Sandburg

"There's this crazy thinking that style guarantees truth. You go out with a hand-held camera, use available light, and somehow the truth emerges." - Errol Morris

"In the midst of the lake Arthur was are of an arm clothed in white samite, that held a fair sword in that hand." - Thomas Malory

"On this tenth day of June, 1940, the hand that held the dagger has struck it into the back of its neighbor." - Franklin D Roosevelt

"You must have control of the authorship of your own destiny. The pen that writes your life story must be held in your own hand." - Irene C. Kassorla

"Babies are bits of star-dust blown from the hand of God. Lucky the woman who knows the pangs of birth for she has held a star." - Larry Barretto

"There's reason for ghastliness. Eustacia, you have held my happiness in the hollow of your hand, and like a devil you have dashed it down!" - Thomas Hardy

"There was blood on the painted feet, as though the thing had dripped-blood even on the hand that had not held the knife." - Oscar Wilde

"And sometimes you held somebody's hand just to prove that you were still alive, and that another human being was there to testify to that fact." - Rainbow Rowell

"Hold the old holding hand. Hold and be held. Plod on and never recede. Slowly with never a pause plod on and never recede." - Samuel Beckett

"All my films are shot on hand-held cameras. These cameras took five years to build and had to be light enough to be carried." - Robert Drew

"I held the generous, strong, beautiful hand of my first wife Cassie as ovarian cancer took her life much too soon." - Pierce Brosnan

"She gently placed his hand against the beating pulse of her heart. Always, always it beat out of control, and he held his hand to it until he felt it perfectly match his." - Melina Marchetta

"Ian squeezed my hand and leaned in to whisper through all the hair. His voice was so low that I was the only one who could hear. 'I held you in my hand, Wanderer. And you were so beautiful." - Stephenie Meyer

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

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

"Play the hand you're dealt." - Jawaharlal Nehru

"Relationships-of all kinds-are like sand held in your hand. Held loosely, with an open hand, the sand remains where it is. The minute you close your hand and squeeze tightly to hold on, the sand trickles through your fingers. You may hold onto some of it, but most will be spilled. A relationship is like that. Held loosely, with respect and freedom for the other person, it is likely to remain intact. But hold too tightly, too possessively, and the relationship slips away and is lost." - Kaleel Jamison

"Nix still held Benny's hand, and her grip tightened to an almost crushing force, grinding his hand bones together. It hurt, but Benny would rather have cut that hand off than take it back at that moment. If it would help Nix through this, he'd give her a pair of pliers and a vise so she could do a proper job." - Jonathan Maberry

"Corporations are legal fictions created by the State to shield executives from liability... It's like if I had a little hand-puppet, and I went to rob a bank, and the hand-puppet held the little gun and told people to hand over all the money, and then the hand-puppet grabbed the money and ran out, and then I got caught and I handed the hand-puppet over the police and then the police tried the hand-puppet, put the hand-puppet in jail, and I get to keep all the money." - Stefan Molyneux

"Corporations are legal fictions created by the State to shield executives from liability... It's like if I had a little hand-puppet, and I went to rob a bank, and the hand-puppet held the little gun and told people to hand over all the money, and then the hand-puppet grabbed the money and ran out, and then I got caught and I handed the hand-puppet over the police and then the police tried the hand-puppet, put the hand-puppet in jail, and I get to keep all the money." - Stefan Molyneux

"Corporations are legal fictions created by the State to shield executives from liability... It's like if I had a little hand-puppet, and I went to rob a bank, and the hand-puppet held the little gun and told people to hand over all the money, and then the hand-puppet grabbed the money and ran out, and then I got caught and I handed the hand-puppet over the police and then the police tried the hand-puppet, put the hand-puppet in jail, and I get to keep all the money." - Stefan Molyneux

"We're not really intruding," he called down. "This is all a big misunderstanding." "Stop right there!" shouted one of them. Skulduggery held his hand to an ear he didn't have. "What's that?" "Stop!" "Keep going?" "STOP!" "OK, we'll keep going." - Derek Landy

"He leans his face close to mine and wraps his fingers around my chin. His hand smells like metal. When was the last time he held a gun, or a knife?" - Veronica Roth

"He put his hand on my waist, and my heart began to pound, a rougher rhythm than the music. I held my skirt. Our free hands met. His felt warm and comforting and unsettling and bewildering-all at once." - Gail Carson Levine

"When she reached the shallow end, Kingsley held out his hand and pulled her up, but she lost her step and fell into his arms, her body crushing momentarily against his." - Melissa De La Cruz

"Just as your hand, held before the eye, can hide the tallest mountain, so this small earthly life keeps us from seeing the vast radiance that fills the core of the universe." - Nachman of Breslov

"... and she held out a pretty gold ring. 'Put it,' she said, 'on the fourth finger of my left hand, and I am yours and you are mine; and we shall leave Earth and make our own Heaven yonder.'" - Charlotte Bronte

"You know, I thought about that a lot these last couple of years," She says in a choked voice. "About who was there for you. Who held your hand while you grieved for all that you'd lost?" - Gayle Forman

"And thus Charles found himself wandering around a hotel, trailing federal agents as he held a cardboard coffee cup holder in each hand, instead of out killing misbehaving werewolves." - Patricia Briggs

"You get what you give, but also what you're willing to take. The night before, I'd offered up my hand. Now, if I held on, there was no telling what it was possible to recieve in return." - Sarah Dessen

"You held out your hand, and I took it without stopping to make sense of what I was doing. For the first time in almost a century, I felt hope." - Stephenie Meyer

"He folded his fear into a perfect rose. He held it out in the palm of his hand. She took it from him and put it in her hair." - Arundhati Roy

"I raised my right hand and placed my left on the Quran, which was being held by my wife and mom. Suddenly, I was blinded by a cascade of camera flashes..." - Keith Ellison

"I often wonder if you wrote your memoir today, if your life story would be lived on the edge of possibility, if you held wonder in one hand and courage in the other and truly believed that anything was possible." - Jean Houston

"I don't think I've ever held a racket in my hand ... There's got to be somebody in the US who isn't trying to play tennis and stinking up the court." - Isaac Asimov

"What's the Future? It's a blank sheet of paper, and we draw lines on it, but sometimes our hand is held, and the lines we draw aren't the lines we wanted." - John Marsden

"No one was jumping up and saying, 'Yeah, let me give you money.' I had never held a camera in my hand - a home video camera, nothing. I had not directed" - Joey Lauren Adams

"The cinematography is as much involved with the physicality of the scene, so a lot of our shots are hand-held. I felt the cinematographer needed to be the fourth-character with the same drive as the actors" - J. Robert Spencer

"Some have held the Eye to be The instrument of lechery, More furtive than the Hand in low And vicious venery - Not so! Its rape is gentle, never more Violent than a metaphor." - Theodore Roethke

"I would've held your mother's hand on the day you was born. She runs through my veins like a long black river and rattles my cage like a thunderstorm." - Ryan Adams

"Give it your all. Give it away. Your desires are being held in the hand of the cosmos with incredibly sturdy care. Life is not testing you. She is rooting for you." - Danielle LaPorte

"No one was jumping up and saying, 'Yeah, let me give you money.' I had never held a camera in my hand - a home video camera, nothing. I had not directed." - Joey Lauren Adams

"David Duchovny is a dream; a dreamboat and a dream. He was so kind... He held my hand after we were done shooting and told me I did great. He's so good at what he does." - Jillian Bach

"All paths lie together in the hand of god like a web endlessly woven, and yours and mine are no greater or less than the beetle's or the squirrel's or the sparrow's. All are held together." - Daniel Quinn

"A book floated down the Amper River. A boy jumped in, caught up to it, and held it in his right hand. He grinned. He stood waist-deep in the icy, Decemberish water. "How about a kiss, Saumensch?" he said." - Markus Zusak

"Destiny itself is like a wonderful wide tapestry in which every thread is guided by an unspeakable tender hand, placed beside another thread and held and carried by a hundred others." - Rainer Maria Rilke

"He was waving. "Saukerl," she laughed, and as she held up her hand, she knew completely that he was simultaneously calling her a Saumensch. I think that's as close to love as eleven-year-olds can get." - Markus Zusak

"I held my father's hand while he died of cancer, and it's really painful when you do something like that up close and personal. My mother was already gone, and I was very, very close to my father." - Elizabeth Warren

"One hand was behind his back, and he held it out, presenting a bouquet of white and smoky purple lilies. "They're straight from the underworld, by the way. They are everlasting. They won't die."" - Jess C Scott

"My mama loved books; I became fascinated by the wonderful stories that came out of these things she held in her hand - and started to make them up myself." - Wilbur Smith

"We were using a hand-held camera to film the scene when Morse collapses. The camera wouldn't start. Three times they said action and it still wouldn't work. To this day, they still don't know what was wrong." - John Thaw

"No one would have known, from how he held my hand, [that] over the years of heartache he had hatched a plot to change my life forever. He held his grip and would not let me go. I do not know what joins the parts of an atom, but it seems what binds one human to another is pain." - Andrew Sean Greer

"We used hand-held cameras 50 years ago. It wasn't something new. Sometimes we used a tripod, or we'd have a tracking shot, and sometimes - like when a character was being chased - we used a hand-held camera because it was right for the scene. In those cases, it helped the mood; it created immediacy and a feeling for the viewer that they were in the scene and in the moment." - Vilmos Zsigmond

"Change lays not her hand upon truth." - Algernon Charles Swinburne

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

"Belief is truth held in the mind; faith is a fire in the heart." - Joseph Fort Newton

"Hard as it may appear in individual cases, dependent poverty ought to be held disgraceful." - Thomas Malthus

"The essence of the liberal outlook lies not in what opinions are held, but in how they are held; instead of being held dogmatically, they are held tentatively, and with a consciousness that new evidence may at any moment lead to their abandonment." - Bertrand Russell

"Defeat held no honor." - Johanna Lindsey

"Europe is often held up as a cautionary tale, a demonstration that if you try to make the economy less brutal, to take better care of your fellow citizens when they're down on their luck, you end up killing economic progress. But what European experience actually demonstrates is the opposite: social justice and progress can go hand in hand." - Paul Krugman

"Isi, I'm trying to say that you"ve been... no, you're so, you're-" He stopped. "You are," he said. His hand found hers, and he held her finger tightly, as though he did not dare to do any more than hold her one hand, and look at her, and breathe deeply." - Shannon Hale

"Isi, I'm trying to say that you've been... no, you're so, you're-" He stopped. "You are," he said. His hand found hers, and he held her finger tightly, as though he did not dare to do any more than hold her one hand, and look at her, and breathe deeply." - Shannon Hale

"I thought I heard-" Gansey broke off. His eyes dropped to where Adam held Blue's hand. Again his face was somewhat puzzled by the fact of their hand-holding. Adam's grip tightened, although she didn't think he meant for it to." - Maggie Stiefvater

"If the hand be held between the discharge-tube and the screen, the darker shadow of the bones is seen within the slightly dark shadow-image of the hand itself... For brevity's sake I shall use the expression 'rays'; and to distinguish them from others of this name I shall call them 'X-rays'." - Wilhelm Rontgen

"I held hands with her all the time...that doesn't sound like much, I realize, but she was terrific to hold hands with. Most girls if you hold hands with them, their goddam hand dies on you, or else they think they have to keep moving their hand all the time, as if they were afraid they'd bore you or something." - J D Salinger

"I looked at other couples and wondered how they could be so calm about it. They held hands as if they weren't even holding hands. When Steve and I held hands, I had to keep looking down to marvel at it. There was my hand, the same hand I've always had - oh, but look! What is it holding? It's holding Steve's hand! Who is Steve? My three-dimensional boyfriend. Each day I wondered what would happen next. What happens when you stop wanting, when you are happy. I supposed I would go on being happy forever. I knew I would not mess things up by growing bored. I had done that once before." - Miranda July

"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

"My friend Adele describes fundamentalism as holding so tightly to your beliefs that your fingernails leave imprints on the palm of your hand... I think she's right. I was a fundamentalist not because of the beliefs I held but because of how I held them: with a death grip. It would take God himself to finally pry them out of my hands. (p.17-18)" - Rachel Held Evans

"But you held your pride like you should've held me" - Taylor Swift

"Through the sequester'd vale of rural life The venerable patriarch guileless held The tenor of his way." - Beilby Porteus

"You can't run a society or cope with its problems if people are not held accountable for what they do." - John Leo

"In the moment of appreciation we live again the moment when the creator saw and held the hidden likeness." - Jacob Bronowski

"I kissed her hard and held her tight and tried to open her lips; they were closed tight." - Ernest Hemingway

"The idea that no one is perfect is a view most commonly held by people with no grandchildren." - Doug Larson

"The flower-girl's prayer to buy roses and pinks, held out in the smoke, like stars by day." - Elizabeth Barrett Browning

"There are three things in the world that he held in the smallest esteem - slugs, poets and caddies with hiccups." - P G Wodehouse

"Public opinion is held in reverence. It settles everything. Some think it is the voice of God." - Mark Twain

"Holding you, I held everything." - Garth Brooks

"Light held together by moisture." - Galileo Galilei

"With subjectivity in philosophy, anarchism in politics goes hand in hand. Already during Luther's lifetime, unwelcome and unacknowledged disciples had developed the doctrine of Anabaptism, which for a time dominated the city of Munster. The Anabaptists repudiated all law since they held that good men will be guided at every moment by the Holy Spirit, who can not be bound by formulas. From this premise they arrive at communism and sexual promiscuity; they were therefore exterminated after a heroic resistance." - Bertrand Russell

"He reaches over a goat that's come between us and grabs my hand. "Don't let go!" he orders. Harper's hand is dry and soothing, while mine is sweaty with fear. We've never held hands before. I think about what it means in the village when boys and girls only a few years older then Harper and me wander around with their hands clasped together. They're always peering dreamily into each other's eyes, sneaking sky kisses...and soon after, there's a wedding." - Margaret Haddix

"One day, on tearing off some old bark, I saw two rare beetles, and seized one in each hand. Then I saw a third and new kind, which I could not bear to lose, so I popped the one which I held in my right hand into my mouth. Alas! it ejected some intensely acrid fluid, which burnt my tongue so that I was forced to spit the beetle out, which was lost, as was the third one." - Charles Darwin

"The coaching profession doesn't hand you any gifts." - Randy Carlyle

"Just play every hand, you can't miss them all." - Sam Farha

"Just knock hell out of it with your right hand." - Tommy Armour

"I was born with six fingers on each hand." - Gemma Arterton

"It's nice to witness these discoveries at first hand." - Michael Aspel

"I'm still wearing Target and hand-me-downs." - Kat Dennings

"I've never needed government to hold my hand." - Aaron Lewis

"How many people here have telekenetic powers? Raise my hand." - Emo Philips

"Quick to judge, quick to anger, slow to understand... prejudice, fear and ignorance walk hand-in-hand." - Neil Peart

"Life is not a fist. Life is an open hand waiting for some other hand to enter it." - Elie Wiesel

"Far off, men swell, bully, and threaten; bring them hand to hand, and they are feeble folk." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"I can dribble with my right hand and I can dribble with my left hand. I'm amphibious." - Charles Shackleford

"I wanted to do something nobody ever did. This goes hand in hand with my goal of changing swimming." - Michael Phelps

"No one wanted a job. No one could hold a job. You tend to see those going hand in hand." - Babatunde Adebimpe

"The amount of knowledge which we can justify from evidence directly available to us can never be large. The overwhelming proportion of our factual beliefs continue therefore to be held at second hand through trusting others, and in the great majority of cases our trust is placed in the authority of comparatively few people of widely acknowledged standing." - Michael Polanyi

"I just sat there. I just held Shelby's hand. There was no noise, no tremble, just peace. Oh god. I realize as a woman how lucky I am. I was there when that wonderful creature drifted into my life and I was there when she drifted out. It was the most precious moment of my life." - Robert Harling

"You'll soon find out some wizarding families are much better than others, Potter. You don't want to go making friends with the wrong sort. I can help you there." He held out his hand to shake Harry's, but Harry didn't take it. "I think I can tell who the wrong sort are for myself, thanks," he said coolly." - J K Rowling

"His hand took hold of hers, and as she said something low in his ear he turned toward her with a rush of emotion. I think that voice held him most, with its fluctuating, feverish warmth, because it couldn't be over-dreamed -that voice was a deathless song." - F Scott Fitzgerald

"I'm not sure there are enough white roses in the world to make me forget Richard." I held up my hand before she could interrupt. "But I'm not sure there are enough cozy afternoons in all eternity to make me forget Jean-Claude." - Laurell K Hamilton

"Lavater told Goethe that on a certain occasion when he held the velvet bag in the church as collector of the offerings, he tried to observe only the hands; and he satisfied himself that in every individual the shape of the hand and of the fingers, the action and sentiment in dropping the gift into the bag, were distinctly different and individually characteristic." - Anna Brownell Jameson

"A civilization without retail bookstores is unimaginable. Like shrines and other sacred meeting places, bookstores are essential artifacts of human nature. The feel of a book taken from the shelf and held in the hand is a magical experience, linking writer to reader." - Jason Epstein

"Gravitation cannot be held responsible for people falling in love. How on earth can you explain in terms of chemistry and physics so important a biological phenomenon as first love? Put your hand on a stove for a minute and it seems like an hour. Sit with that special girl for an hour and it seems like a minute. That's relativity." - Albert Einstein

"Fiftey years isn't too bad. With luck you might see it happen when your a sweet,old granny,dandling big fat babies on your knee. Actully"-he held up a hand,interrupting Kitty's cry of protest-"no,that's wrong. My projection is incorrect." "Good." "You'll never be a sweet old granny. Let's say,'sad,lonely old biddy' instead." - Jonathan Stroud

"Laney held up a hand. "I checked it out. He went there on scholarship and paid the rest with student loans. And he's good looking, too. Nate and I met him for dinner last night, and I subtly learned that he's looking to meet someone" "How did you learn that?" "I asked him if he was looking to meet someone" "that is subtle" - Julie James

"I stepped closer to him and lowered my voice. 'If you could change one thing, what would it be?' He pulled the sheep pendant from his pocket. A question filled his eyes. I held out my hand. Riley placed it in my palm and I curled my finger around the necklace, pressing the metal into my skin." - Maria V. Snyder

"He took her hand and they started walking toward the baggage claim. They didn't say anything to each other. They swung their held hands like little kids, like they believed anything could happen, like they might take off soaring into the air. All the things you wanted to happen could happen. Why not?" - Ann Brashares

"Anderson sent me to give you this he said. I believe the subtext was kiss and makeup. This time I was sure I made a face. "I rather kiss a copperhead." I grabbed the envelop from his hand. He laughed and held up his hands in surrender. Don't worry. It was only a figure of speech." - Jenna Black



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