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Hand That Feeds You Quotes


"Shake the hand that feeds you." - Michael Pollan

"Sometimes the hand that feeds you needs a good bite." - Dan Wells

"We set ourselves to bite the hand that feeds us." - Edmund Burke

"The proverb warns that 'You should not bite the hand that feeds you.' But maybe you should, if it prevents you from feeding yourself." - Thomas Szasz

"The proverb warns; Don't bite the hand that feeds you. But maybe you should, if it prevents you from feeding yourself." - Thomas Szasz

"This book is dedicated to the rule breakers, the troublemakers, and the revolutionaries. Sometimes the hand that feeds you needs a good bite." - Dan Wells

"People who bite the hand that feeds them usually lick the boot that kicks them." - Eric Hoffer

"An artist should always bite the hand that feeds him - but not too hard." - Nam June Paik

"A hand as fruitful as the land that feeds us; His dew falls everywhere." - William Shakespeare

"Noblest of all dogs is the hot-dog; it feeds the hand that bites it." - Laurence J Peter

"I've always been the breadwinner and men don't like that. They turn on you. They bite the hand that feeds them. Eventually, too, they become very jealous of the love one has with an audience." - Shirley Bassey

"We do not quite forgive a giver. The hand that feeds us is in some danger of being bitten." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"I wanna bite the hand that feeds me. I wanna bite that hand so badly. I want to make them wish they'd never seen me." - Elvis Costello

"When you kill a beast, say to him in your heart: ~By the same power that slays you, I too am slain, and I too shall be consumed. ~For the law that delivers you into my hand shall deliver me into a mightier hand. ~Your blood and my blood is naught but the sap that feeds the tree of heaven." - Khalil Gibran

"churches, like all the rest of our major institutions, are rooted in capitalism. For a church to attack capitalism is to 'bite the hand that feeds it." - Georgia Harkness

"He who feeds you, controls you" - Thomas Sankara

"Fire destroys that which feeds it." - Simone Weil

"It isn't bread that feeds you; it is life and the spirit that feed you through bread." - Angelus Silesius

"For if you bake bread with indifference, you bake a bitter bread that feeds but half man's hunger." - Khalil Gibran

"In my experience, anybody besides your mom that feeds you is going to want something in exchange for it." - Karen Marie Moning

"With this information, in light of the increasing human demands on vegetation, it is my personal opinion that capping CO2 emissions or reducing them to some prior level would be akin to 'biting the hand that feeds us." - Keith E. Idso

"There is no scientific reason to think that we, even with space travel, are going to survive as a species for ever, certainly not by biting off the hand that feeds us, which is exactly what we are doing." - Lynn Margulis

"[The writer] must essentially draw from life as he sees it, lives it, overhears it or steals it, and the truer the writer, perhaps the bigger the blackguard. He lives by biting the hand that feeds him." - Charles R Jackson

"Whatever your mind feeds upon your mind attracts to you." - Napoleon Hill

"Beware the flatterer: he feeds you with an empty spoon." - Cosino DeGregrio

"I think actors are privileged. Acting feeds you." - Alan Bates

"It's not just that reporting gives you a bigger slice of life, gives - lends verisimilitude to what you are doing - it's that it feeds the imagination." - Tom Wolfe

"Poverty and affliction take away the fuel that feeds pride." - Richard Sibbes

"Do the work that feeds your soul, not your ego." - Jessica Walsh

"So shalt thou feed on Death, that feeds on men." - William Shakespeare

"How is it that the sky feeds the stars?" - Lucretius

"Read at the level at which you want to write. Reading is the nourishment that feeds the kind of writing you want to do." - Jennifer Egan

"I love making money, but you can't live your life waiting to get rich in a job that no longer feeds you artistically." - Julianna Margulies

"One thing that feeds into the way you experience the social world is your mood - and one thing that affects your mood is the weather." - Leonard Mlodinow

"Acting on stage is a living organism you can never pin down, and I believe the audience feeds off that, too." - Hattie Morahan

"Perhaps you have to have a little bit of hope to believe that beauty can be found, to believe that life does come back, that something can surprise you. And maybe hope and wonder are somehow related. Maybe wonder feeds hope and hope feeds wonder. You see something beautiful and it reminds you that it's possible to see something beautiful." - Jamie Tworkowski

"Create a life outside of acting work that fulfills you and feeds your soul. Nurture your relationships - family and friends. Stay ready and open for those opportunities that will come as a direct result of that readiness and openness. Only stay in it as long as it feeds your soul." - Melanie Nicholls-King

"You know that you don't have all the answers, and the unknown is the best place where you would want to be as an artist, not knowing. That actually leads you to ask questions, and it continuously feeds itself." - Leonardo Drew

"The worst thing about that kind of prejudice... is that while you feel hurt and angry and all the rest of it, it feeds you self-doubt. You start thinking, perhaps I am not good enough." - Nina Simone

"As you sell your soul and sow your seeds, and you wound yourself and your loved ones bleed. And your habits grow and your conscience feeds, on all that you thought you should be." - Don Mclean

"Dog is much admired by Man because he believes in the hand which feeds him. A perfect set-up. For 13 cents a day you've got a hired killer who thinks you are god. A dog can't tell a Nazi from a Republican from a Commie from a Democrat and, many times, neither can I." - Charles Bukowski

"We do not quite forgive a giver. The hand that feeds us is in some danger of being bitten. We can receive anything from love, forthat is a way of receiving it from ourselves; but not from any one who assumes to bestow. We sometimes hate the meat which we eat, because there seems something of degrading dependence in living it." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"I am no Courtier, no fawning Dog of State, To lick and kiss the Hand that buffets me: Nor can I smile upon my Guest, and praise His Stomach, when I know he feeds on Poison, And Death disguis'd sits grinning at my Table." - George Sewell

"The principle is this: We must not allow anything into our life that feeds our point of weakness. A soldier doesn't dance through a mind field any more than we should play with a hand grenade. When the enemy's entry points are boarded up, it frees us to hear clearly the voice of our Commander." - Eric Ludy

"I love goats, something I did not do for the great bulk of my years on this planet. I love their insouciance, their curiosity, their authority issues, their rapt fascination with almost everything. Living with all of these other animals who revere me for taking care of them, it's refreshing to have goats who regularly nip the hand that feeds them." - Jon Katz

"What doesn't kill you makes you stronger. Hunger feeds the need to succeed." - Steve Kaufman

"One of the troubles about vanity is that it grows with what it feeds on. The more you are talked about, the more you will wish to be talked about." - Bertrand Russell

"Near-death experiences release a lot of endorphins, resulting in a natural high," Tod whispered. "And it's totally true that one passion feeds another." "You know we're way past 'near-death', right?" "My endorphins aren't listening to you." - Rachel Vincent

"I don't know if I like communism, and I don't know if I like socialism. But I know that the Breakfast for Children Program feeds my kids. And if you put your hands on that Breakfast for Children Program . . ." - Fred Hampton

"Everything that happens to me in my life, be it good or bad, it's all education, and it's important for that to become part of what you do. It all feeds the beast." - Tim Meadows

"I want to be ripped apart by music. I want it to be something that feeds and replenishes, or that totally sucks the life out of you. I want to be dashed against the rocks." - Jeff Buckley

"Nothing feeds the center of being so much as creative work. The curtain of mechanization has come down between the mind and the hand." - Anne Morrow Lindbergh

"The hospital that feeds you refined sugar, white bread, canned soup, bouillon cubes, and frozen vegetables should be closed by the health department as a menace to the public health." - David Reuben

"The great thing about a culture is that once you really get it going, it evolves on its own. It's self-organizing. It's dynamic. It just feeds on itself." - John Mackey

"And, is not Virtue in Mankind The Nutriment that feeds the Mind?" - Jonathan Swift

"For he that feeds men serveth few; He serves all who dares be true." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"It is not children only that one feeds with fairy tales." - Gotthold Ephraim Lessing

"And where two raging fires meet together, they do consume the thing that feeds their fury." - William Shakespeare

"Blessing is a curse, seduction and thirst, feeds the hunger that burns inside." - Glenn Danzig

"As creeping ivy clings to wood or stone, And hides the ruin that it feeds upon." - William Cowper

"And where two raging fires meet together They do consume the thing that feeds their fury." - William Shakespeare

"I am passionate about making music that feeds the soul and brings people together." - Judith Hill

"I think tolerance and acceptance and love is something that feeds every community." - Lady Gaga

"To feel the love of people whom we love is a fire that feeds our life." - Pablo Neruda

"Every experience feeds an actor, and I've learned that depression is all around us." - Bryan Cranston

"I love life. I'm fascinated by human behavior because that feeds back into my work." - Joseph Fiennes

"For me, making music is a continuous learning experience, and I think that it feeds itself." - Atticus Ross

"Memory feeds imagination." - Amy Tan

"Darkness feeds on apathy." - Dan Brown

"Success feeds confidence." - Beryl Markham

"Stress is what feeds your cancer. Stress is what gives you cancer and then there's the paparazzi giving you stress." - Farrah Fawcett

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

"If you let hope inside, it takes you over. It feeds on your insides and uses your bones to climb and grow. Eventually it becomes the thing that is your bones, that holds you together. Holds you up until you don't know how to live without it anymore. To pull it out of you would kill you entirely." - Ally Condie

"The beauty of my job is that I get to see more of that America. And that feeds me." - Michelle Obama

"You have no control over the hand that life deals you, but how you play that hand is entirely up to you." - Voltaire

"I consider failures to be the compost that feeds the better and best that is on its way." - Tim Johnson

"I realize that as I get more experience as I get older, my perception changes and that feeds the photograph." - Stephen Shore

"Dear as the vital warmth that feeds my life; Dear as these eyes, that weep in fondness o'er thee." - Thomas Otway

"you can't really separate modernity from history or spiritual concerns from mundane ones. Everything feeds into everything else." - G. Willow Wilson

"Competition is all about you. It's about feeding your selfish needs. It feeds the depravity of your heart." - David Boudia

"The great book for you is the book that has the most to say to you at the moment when you are reading. I do not mean the book that is most instructive, but the book that feeds your spirit. And that depends on your age, your experience, your psychological and spiritual need." - Robertson Davies

"To be ordinary is the greatest virtue - because when you are just ordinary, nothing to claim, of this world or that, the ego disappears. The ego feeds on imbalance, the ego feeds on extremes. The ego lives on the polarities - in the middle it disappears. And in every area, in every direction of life, remember this: just stop in the middle and soon you will find the mind has stopped, the ego has stopped. Nothing to claim, it disappears. And when it disappears you have become virtuous. Now the door is open for the divine. In the middle you meet him; at the extremes you miss." - Rajneesh

"You don't know the power that you have with that tear in your hand" - Tori Amos

"It goes to local authorities and even to members of Parliament so that individual citizens almost become people who want to sit and wait for their member of Parliament to come and solve the problem. Now that won't take you anywhere. And if you follow it, you will see that it feeds corruption in the country." - Wangari Maathai

"As an actress, I think I really understand that stage where you think you are picking reality in order to feed the fiction, but it happens to be the contrary. It's the fiction that suddenly feeds your reality. And you don't know how it has been done. That's the kind of magical transposition that is art." - Ludivine Sagnier

"Even as age humbles me it feeds my arrogance. There is still nothing that interests me as much as myself." - Pete Townshend

"The flesh feeds on the Body and Blood of Christ that the soul may be fattened on God" - Tertullian

"It is not the finest wood that feeds the fire of Divine love, but the wood of the Cross." - Ignatius Of Loyola

"He that loves not his wife and children feeds a lioness at home, and broods a nest of sorrows." - Jeremy Taylor

"If we can't afford to take good care of the land that feeds us, we're in an insurmountable mess." - Wendell Berry

"I think the most important thing in life is relationships. I think that feeds us almost like food." - Charity Shea

"Remember when you hear yourself saying one day that you don't have time anymore to read or listen to music or look at paintings or go to the movies or do whatever feeds your head now. Then you're getting old. That means they got you, after all." - Susan Sontag

"When you're a confused 19-year-old filled with questions you can't even articulate and a kind of black rage that feeds at your heart from the moment you wake up in the morning, and you discover Marcus Aurelius' 'The Meditations,' that changes your life." - Nic Pizzolatto

"You gotta play the hand that's dealt you. There may be pain in that hand, but you play it. And I've played it." - James Brady

"If you don't like the hand that fate's dealt you, fight for a new one." - Masashi Kishimoto

"Once in a while you have to bite the hand that reads you." - Tina Brown

"The hand that hath made you fair hath made you good." - William Shakespeare

"1. If you do know that here is one hand, we'll grant you all the rest." - Ludwig Wittgenstein

"I think the most important thing in life is relationships. I think that feeds us almost like food. At the heart, people just love relationships, if it's between girlfriends, if it's between men; you know different ideas on relationships and the different things that people want out of relationships. All of that is very interesting and fun to watch." - Charity Shea

"You will be required to do wrong no matter where you go. It is the basic condition of life, to be required to violate your own identity. At some time, every creature which lives must do so. It is the ultimate shadow, the defeat of creation; this is the curse at work, the curse that feeds on all life. Everywhere in the universe." - Philip K Dick

"I would say the referees have the toughest game to call. I would say that there's a lot of officiating done by announcers, local announcers. Sometimes you should listen to a game from both feeds, and you'd think you were listening to completely different games." - David Stern

"What feeds me destroys me." - Christopher Marlowe

"...a college education feeds an adolescent in one end and gets a young adult out the other. In the process of those four years that person has changed significantly, and you and I have been agents of that change.....what happens, in the course of what we do, is soul making." - Leroy S Rouner

"Why, that is nothing, for I tell you, father, I am as peremptory as she proud-minded, And where two waging fires meet together They do consume the thing that feeds their fury. Though little fire grows great with little wind, Yet extreme gusts will blow out fire and all." - William Shakespeare

"When you have large-scale legitimated violence in a place that is divided as profoundly and bitterly as Kentucky was, the legitimate violence can cause illegitimate violence, a terrible local heartlessness and cruelty that feeds on itself and goes on and on." - Wendell Berry

"I think it is the weak and the young and the minorities that you need to look after to get a healthy creative environment - to get a lot of choices, a lot of different styles of music, a lot experimental stuff that everyone else feeds off." - Peter Gabriel

"OK, I have to admit that I go on That guy is so funny, he's just so funny... you know, I'm a news junkie, so I regularly flip between,, and a site that's called, which shows me six different news feeds. And I go on about once a day." - Marshall Herskovitz

"My whole life experience feeds into my writing. I think that must be true for every writer. Clearly the Army and combat were major influences; just the same, you need to understand that many of the writers we have now couldn't load a revolver." - Gene Wolfe

"Free will and determinism are like a game of cards. The hand that is dealt you is determinism. The way you play your hand is free will." - Norman Cousins

"Forgiveness is first for you, the release you from something that will eat you alive; that will destroy your joy and your ability to love fully and openly. Do you think this man cares about the pain and torment you have gone through? If anything, he feeds on that knowledge. Don't you want to cut that off? And in doing so, you'll release him from a burden that he carries whether he knows it or not-acknowledges it or not." - William P Young

"Our assaults on the ecosystem are so powerful, so numerous, so finely interconnected, that although the damage they do is clear, it is very difficult to discover how it was done. By which weapon? In whose hand? Are we driving the ecosphere to destruction simply by our growing numbers? By our greedy accumulation of wealth? Or are the machines which we have built to gain this wealth-the magnificent technology that now feeds us out of neat packages, that clothes us in man-made fibers, that surrounds us with new chemical creations-at fault?" - Barry Commoner

"When you play piano, your left hand and right hand are synced. Your brain basically has a clock, so that the right hand knows that 0.3 seconds after I hit this key, I need to hit that one. And the right hand knows not to hit keys that the left hand is playing, so the hands do not collide." - Vijay Kumar

"I'm one of those people that if you're told that if you put your hand in the fire, you'll burn your hand, I won't listen." - Devendra Banhart

"I don't know when they first had feeds. Like maybe, fifty or a hundred years ago. Before that, they had to use their hands and their eyes. Computers were all outside the body. They carried them around outside of them, in their hands, like if you carried your lungs in a briefcase and opened it to breathe." - Matthew Tobin Anderson

"One of the things I like about my job is that it draws on the entire person: not just your knowledge of grammar and punctuation and usage and foreign languages and literature but also your experience of travel, gardening, shipping, singing, plumbing, Catholicism, midwesternism, mozzarella, the A train, New Jersey. And in turn it feeds you more experience." - Mary Norris

"As an actor, you only get to work 15 minutes an hour; as a director you're fully immersed. It's incredibly more complex and challenging and I love it. I'm sort of a glutton for work and to direct something that I'm acting in feeds the vein." - Jason Bateman

"The hand that gives, gathers." - Eugene Sue

"Beauty is something that burns the hand when you touch it." - Yukio Mishima

"If you know me so well, tell me which hand that I use." - Tori Amos

"I take your hand, brother, so that you may go in peace." - Cassandra Clare

"Twitter," said Manny, waving his hand. "You know what that is? Termites with microphones." - Meg Wolitzer

"Walk boldly and wisely.... There is a hand above that will help you on." - Philip James Bailey

"You are a pest, by the very nature of that camera in your hand." - Anne, Princess Royal

"I'll always remember taking your hand and telling you that everything would be okay." - Elizabeth Scott

"Your soul is all that you possess. Take it in hand and make something of it!" - Martin H Fischer

"You want the unvarnished and ungarnished truth, and I'm no hand for that. I'm a lawyer." - Mary Roberts Rinehart

"You are a pest, by the very nature of that camera in your hand." - Princess Anne

"There are times when parenthood seems nothing more than feeding the hand that bites you." - Peter De Vries

"Life feeds on life... feeds on life feeds on life... this is neccesary... this is necessary life feeds on life... feeds on life" - Maynard James Keenan

"The soul that feeds on books alone - I count that soul exceeding small That lives alone by book and creed, - A soul that has not learned to read." - Joaquin Miller

"The soul that feeds on books alone - I count that soul exceeding small That lives alone by book and creed, - A soul that has not learned to read." - Joaquin Miller

"Whatever you keep hidden in your heart, God manifests in you outwardly. Whatever the root of the tree feeds on in secret, affects the bough and the leaf." - Rumi

"I wondered what that was like, to hold someone's hand. I bet you could sometimes find all of the mysteries of the universe in someone's hand." - Benjamin Alire Saenz

"I wondered what that was like, to hold someone's hand. I bet you could sometimes find all of the mysteries of the universe in someone's hand." - Benjamin Alire Saenz

"Thomas Gravesen thinks he's broke his hand, but I told him that you play football with your feet and not your hand." - Gordon Strachan

"Learning and innovation go hand in hand. The arrogance of success is to think that what you did yesterday will be sufficient for tomorrow." - William Pollard

"The most wonderful thing, Mary, is that you and I are always walking together, hand in hand, in a strangely beautiful world, unknown to other people. We both stretch one hand to receive from Life - and Life is generous indeed." - Khalil Gibran

"Let my hand, This hand, lie in your own - my own true friend; Aprile! Hand-in-hand with you, Aprile!" - Robert Browning

"You have on hand those things that you need if you have but the wit and wisdom to use them." - Benjamin Franklin

"No society that feeds its children on tales of successful violence can expect them not to believe that violence in the end is rewarded." - Margaret Mead

"He had known the love that is fed on caresses and feeds them; but this passion that was closer than his bones was not to be superficially satisfied." - Edith Wharton

"Our criteria for good data feeds are that they need to be dynamic enough to be interesting, something that users want to attune to throughout the day, etc." - David Rose

"Prayer feeds the soul - as blood is to the body, prayer is to the soul - and it brings you closer to God." - Mother Teresa

"Cleveland is a really hard place, it's a very creative place, it feeds you creatively, but it's a very hard place to make a living creatively." - Bill Watterson

"Canada is like an old cow. The West feeds it. Ontario and Quebec milk it. And you can well imagine what it's doing in the Maritimes." - Tommy Douglas

"But if each day, each hour, you feel that you are destined for me with implacable sweetness, if each day a flower climbs up to your lips to seek me, ah my love, ah my own, in me all that fire is repeated, in me nothing is extinguished or forgotten, my love feeds on your love, beloved, and as long as you live it will be in your arms without leaving mine." - Pablo Neruda

"The Buddha said that if we know how to look deeply into our suffering and recognize what feeds it, we are already on the path of emancipation." - Nhat Hanh

"Anyone who tries to imprison love will cut off the spring that feeds it, and the trapped water will grow stagnant and rank." - Paulo Coelho

"A man in a desert can hold absence in his cupped hands, knowing it is something that feeds him more than water." - Michael Ondaatje

"The drugs are just growing all around the country, and so, it all feeds into problems that are not just urban, but are just spread throughout the country." - David Brooks



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