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"It looks like President Bush will be handing over power to the Iraqis by June 30th. That's amazing and not only that, but it looks like he'll be handing over power to the Democrats by November 2nd." - David Letterman

"In handing over the Government of India to these so-called political classes, we are handing over to men of straw, of whom, in a few years, no trace will remain." - Winston Churchill

"handing his paycheck over to Susan to control, he began giving himself an allowance to spend how he" - Robert A. Glover

"Watching your daughter being collected by her date feels like handing over a million dollar Stradivarius to a gorilla." - Jim Bishop

"But instead of standing up for reason, our government is handing education over to the world of faith." - Polly Toynbee

"I hate handing over money to people for doing what I could just as easily do myself, it makes me nervous." - Sylvia Plath

"...the consciousness of being at war, and therefore in danger, makes the handing-over of all power to a small caste seem the natural, unavoidable condition of survival." - George Orwell

"Well thank you, me old gobbler,' said Mr. Gum handing over some money that Billy William would later discover to be made out of lies and broken promises." - Andy Stanton

"Lysander when handing over the command of the fleet to Callicratidas, the Spartan, said to him, I deliver you a fleet that is mistress of the seas." - Lysander

"Handing over a bank note is enough to make a bicycle belong to me, but my entire life is needed to realize this possession." - Jean-Paul Sartre

"As a rule, only the poor are generous. Rich people can always find excellent reasons for not handing over twenty thousand francs to a relative." - Honore De Balzac

"Help the Cubans to the utmost counseling his successor while handing over the reins. We cannot let Castro's government go on." - Dwight D Eisenhower

"Whether I'm shooting 10-under or 10-over I have to realize people have come a long way to see me play. I can't be back-handing putts." - John Daly

"There is all the difference in the world between teaching children about religion and handing them over to be taught by the religious." - Polly Toynbee

"President Bush says now he is sticking to his plan for handing over power to the Iraqis on June 30. It's also part of his plan to hand over power to John Kerry on January 20." - David Letterman

"Credit or debit cards, for starters, are nothing short of shoppers' Novocain. Even in the age of digital purchases and virtual money, we still attach a special value to dirty paper with pictures of presidents on it. Handing some of that to a cashier simply hurts more than handing over a little sliver of plastic." - Jeffrey Kluger

"Adamant," Doren said proudly, handing over the shield. "We fished it out of the tar pit where we found the shirt of mail." "Probably all belonged to the same careless adventurer," Newel speculated. "Too much money, not enough talent." - Brandon Mull

"Simply handing over your iPod to a friend, your blind date, or the total stranger sitting next to you on the plane opens you up like a book." (Steven Levy)" - Walter Isaacson

"You're not just writing in a vacuum, and then handing it over to someone else to shoot. You're writing, and then getting feedback from the actor and hearing their voice and how they play things." - Summer Glau

"There are many who are living far below their possibilities because they are continually handing over their individualities to others. Do you want to be a power in the world? Then be yourself." - Ralph Waldo Trine

"I pulled the oxygen tubes from my nostrils and raised the tube up over my head, handing it to Dad. I wanted it to be just me and just him." - John Green

"We know that our life is essentially tragic. I'm absolutely not for handing over that very important department of our psyche to those who say, "Why didn't you say so before? God has a plan for you in mind."" - Christopher Hitchens

"Memoir is about handing over you life to someone and saying, This is what I went through, this is who I am, and maybe you can learn something from it." - Jeannette Walls

"I'm going to have to be impressed and feel confident in the people I'm handing a book to - or I'm not going to do it. Once you hand it to them, you're out. You have no control over it." - Michael Connelly

"One of the reasons I never had a problem handing over my characters to other creators is that I knew that they would add their own influences and takes on the characters and make them better for it." - Jim Lee

"We must support initiatives that provide clear, concrete measures and milestones that our troops need for defeating the insurgency, building up Iraqi security forces, and handing over Iraq to the Iraqi people." - Sherrod Brown

"The censorship method ... is that of handing the job over to some frail and erring mortal man, and making him omnipotent on the assumption that his official status will make him infallible and omniscient." - George Bernard Shaw

"If you're handing out flashlights in the dark, start handing out stars." - Andrea Gibson

"If you're handing out flashlights in the dark, start handing out stars." - Andrea Gibson

"If you're handing out flashlights in the dark, start handing out stars." - Andrea Gibson

"It was as if Snape had started handing out sweets." - J K Rowling

"In every one of these haunting and hungry poems, Howell draws a map for how to enter the heat and dew of the human being, naked and facing the natural world, desperate to feel. I did not realize while reading Render how deeply I was handing everything over." - Nikky Finney

"I had fun last night," I told Patch, flicking off my chin strap and handing over my helmet. "I'm officially on love with your sheets." "That the only thing you're in love with?" "Nope. Your mattress, too." Some smile crept into Patch's eyes. "My bed's an open invitation." - Becca Fitzpatrick

"There are many who are living far below their possibilities because they are continually handing over their individualities to others. Do you want to be a power in the world? Then be yourself. Be true to the highest within your soul and then allow yourself to be governed by no customs or conventionalities or arbitrary man-made rules that are not founded on principle." - Ralph Waldo Trine

"We're handing them [young people & future generations] a climate system which is potentially out of their control. We're in an emergency: you can see what's on the horizon over the next few decades with the effects it will have on ecosystems, sea level and species extinction" - James Hansen

"And we remember the end of our combat mission and the emergence of a new dawn - the precision of our efforts against al Qaeda in Iraq, the professionalism of the training of Iraqi security forces, and the steady drawdown of our forces. In handing over responsibility to the Iraqis, you preserved the gains of the last four years and made this day possible." - Barack Obama

"Passover is my idea of a perfect holiday. Dear God, when you're handing out plagues of darkness, locusts, hail, boils, flies, lice, frogs, and cattle murrain, and turning the Nile to blood, and smiting firstborn, give me a pass, and tell me when it's over." - P. J. O'Rourke

"If they are ignored, [Alice] Callaghan worries, the dangers of handing the streets over to private security forces will only grow. 'Until they begin interfering with the rights of middle-class people,' she says, 'you won't have anybody crying about it. But by then, it will be too late.'" - Ben Ehrenreich

"Acting is about giving something away, handing yourself over to whatever role you are asked to play. I'm not hiding or escaping or seeking anonymity. I reserve the right not to have a rubber stamp on my forehead saying this is who I am. Because who I am gets in the way of people looking innocently at the parts I play." - Alan Rickman

"We have to uphold the EU's core values. These days, people are nervous and uncertain because of security threats. In this kind of atmosphere, fear and hatred are on the rise. We need to safeguard security, but we also have to be vigilant and avoid handing over all power to those who say they are here to ensure security." - Vera Jourova

"I find that what doubt does, or fear, is it makes you come up with as many ideas as you possibly can. And on film that works 'cause you're then handing over that fear to the director, who has to make sense of all those options!" - Eddie Redmayne

"I think the debate was really some powerful moments of clarity. We saw that Donald Trump, substantively, has the same issues on issue after issue as Hillary Clinton. He agreed with Hillary Clinton on Libya, toppling the government in Libya. That led directly to Benghazi, led to handing that country over to radical Islamic terrorism." - Ted Cruz

"My first paid job was delivering newspapers. The first paid acting job I got was dressing up as Edam cheese and handing out leaflets on London's Oxford Street. I got pushed over by these little herberts and given a good shoe-in." - Jason Flemyng

"We owe our troops more than rhetoric; we owe them a real plan. The Administration has yet to put forward a strategy for achieving stability in Iraq, ending the conflict, and handing over sovereignty to the people of Iraq and the new Iraqi government." - Dennis Cardoza

"'Writing' always means 'not writing' to me because I will do anything to put it off. I think this is mainly because writing anything down and then handing it over to a third party - especially in comedy - is such an exposing act that you naturally want to delay the process." - Catherine Tate

"We Facebook users have been building a treasure lode of big data that government and corporate researchers have been mining to predict and influence what we buy and for whom we vote. We have been handing over to them vast quantities of information about ourselves and our friends, loved ones and acquaintances." - Douglas Rushkoff

"Passover is my idea of a perfect holiday. Dear God, when you're handing out plagues of darkness, locusts, hail, boils, flies, lice, frogs, and cattle murrain, and turning the Nile to blood and smiting the firstborn, give me a pass. And tell me when it's over." - P J Orourke

"My thumbprint is on every single thing that happens with Hellboy. It was the hardest thing I ever had to do professionally, letting someone else draw the main Hellboy comic. He's so much mine. But I still have no intention of ever handing over the writing of the main Hellboy comic to someone else. That character is my baby." - Mike Mignola

"The industries closest to Google - media, advertising, and entertainment - are affected first. But the avalanche that is Google and the internet will overtake all industries and institutions - carmakers, bankers, universities, government - as we undergo a fundamental restructuring of the economy and society. Every industry and institution would be wise to understand the need for handing over control, for transparency, for collaboration and speed." - Jeff Jarvis

"We all end up living secret lives. We create what we are willing to admire and admiring what we shouldn't confess to the secret ofour own sin, our own insufficiency, our own sadness. We all end up taking our secrets into the world and handing them over to strangers, only to realize it's often too late to claim them back. The very nature of time passing is sad beyond words. Memories mean they're gone." - Alexander Theroux

"Once we have surrendered our senses and nervous systems to the private manipulation of those who would try to benefit from taking a lease on our eyes and ears and nerves, we don't really have any rights left. Leasing our eyes and ears and nerves to commercial interests is like handing over the common speech to a private corporation, or like giving the earth's atmosphere to a company as a monopoly." - Marshall Mcluhan

"Give parents the tiniest of confidences and they'll use them as crowbars to jimmy you open and rearrange your life with no perspective. Sometimes I'd just like to mace them. I want to tell them that I envy their upbringings that were so clean, so free of futurelessness. And I want to throttle them for blindly handing over the world to us like so much skid-marked underwear." - Douglas Coupland

"I like money. That is, it is my preferred means of completing pecuniary transactions. I'm not particularly keen on handing over wads of currency of the realm, but at least one knows where one is, whereas the chequebook is a snare and a delusion, containing misleading numbers of blank cheques when none of the money that the bank contains is rightfully one's own. ... I think banks owe their customers a lot by way of compensation for the aggravation they cause them." - Alice Thomas Ellis

"Running for office in our country takes a lot of money, and candidates have to go out and raise it. New York is probably the leading site for contributions for fundraising for candidates on both sides of the aisle, and it's also our economic center. And there are a lot of people here who should ask some tough questions before handing over campaign contributions to people who were really playing chicken with our whole economy." - Hillary Clinton

"No attempt of any kind must be made at rescuing members of ships sunk, and this includes picking up persons in the water and putting them in lifeboats, righting capsized lifeboats, and handing over food and water. Rescue runs counter to the most primitive demands of warfare for the destruction of enemy ships and crews. Be hard, remember that the enemy has no regard for women and children when he bombs German cities." - Karl Donitz

"It's true that in chess as in politics, fund-raising and glad-handing matter." - Garry Kasparov

"I traveled the globe as always, handing souls to the conveyor belt of eternity." - Markus Zusak

"Laziness in prayer is like handing the devil a key to your house." - Mark Hart

"Tantra is the left-handing path, meaning it is the road less taken." - Frederick Lenz

"Why lock yourself in your own cage when someone is handing you a key?" - Gregory Maguire

"Individualism is going around these days in uniform, handing out the party line on individualism." - Wendell Berry

"I'm against reparations. At this point, blacks should just be handing money to themselves." - Ann Coulter

"The game isn't over till it's over." - Yogi Berra

"It's not over until it's over." - Yogi Berra

"It's over. Absolutely, completely, eternally over" - Alyson Noel

"Men stumble over pebbles, never over mountains." - Emilie Cady

"Just keep playing that over and over." - Eddie Hazel

"Men stumble over pebbles, never over mountains." - H. Emilie Cady

"When something is over, it is over..." - Norman Lear

"Surviving meant being born over and over." - Erica Jong

"Men stumble over pebbles, never over mountains." - Marilyn French

"When something's over with me, it's over." - Willard Scott

"Either over neither, both over either/or, live-and-let-live over stand-or die, high spirits over low, energy over apathy, wit over dullness, jokes over homilies, good humor over jokes, good nature over bad, feeling over sentiment, truth over poetry, consciousness over explanations, tragedy over pathos, comedy over tragedy, entertainment over art, private over public, generosity over meanness, charity over murder, love over charity, irreplaceable over interchangeable, divergence over concurrence, principle over interest, people over principle." - Marvin Mudrick

"Marriage means handing over yourself, your body, your future, your keeping to the one whom you dearly love, although this person may, in many ways, remain a stranger. This tremendous act of faith is something that can unlock in each lover powers of compassion, generosity, joy, passion, fidelity and hope that no one guessed was even there. That is why the confidence of young lovers is not foolish or arrogant, but an expression of a basic fact in human experience that the greatest of human gifts are set to work only when people are prepared to risk everything and first you risk it before God." - Ravi Zacharias

"Prayer is a means of sharing the burden, which relieves pressure, as you tell your worries and concerns to someone who will listen and won't judge, no matter what you say. Praying is like handing the problem over to someone else as you talk it out. Then you can tune in for guidance and a different perspective that will exude heartfelt energy. When you pray, you are exposing your real self and extending sincere, loving energy to yourself. It doesn't matter if your words are fancy or plain, and there is no way to do it right or wrong. Prayer is about opening your heart and being sincere." - Lucinda Bassett

"Proverbs, and the wisdom literature in general, counter the idea that being spiritual means handing all decisions over to the leading of the Lord. The opposite is true. Proverbs reveals that God does not make all people's decisions for them, but rather expects them to use his gift of reason to interpret the circumstances and events of life within the framework of revelation that he has given. Yet when they have exercised their responsibility in decision-making, they can look back and see that the sovereign God has guided." - Graeme Goldsworthy

"Proverbs, and the wisdom literature in general, counter the idea that being spiritual means handing all decisions over to the leading of the Lord. The opposite is true. Proverbs reveals that God does not make all people's decisions for them, but rather expects them to use his gift of reason to interpret the circumstances and events of life within the framework of revelation that he has given. Yet when they have exercised their responsibility in decision-making, they can look back and see that the sovereign God has guided." - Graeme Goldsworthy

"Thank God, it's over." - Neil Cusack

"I've triumphed over addiction." - Tatum O'Neal

"Do nothing twice over." - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"Wisdom triumphs over chance." - Juvenal

"Obsess over customers." - Jeff Bezos

"We'll be over, we're coming over, And we won't come back till it's over over there." - George M Cohan

"Over hill, over dale, Thorough bush, thorough briar, Over park, over pale, Thorough flood, thorough fire." - William Shakespeare

"Reason over passion." - Pierre Trudeau

"I've triumphed over addiction." - Tatum Oneal

"Mind over mattress." - Stephen Covey

"She'd hit me before but never over and over and over and over into the head." - David Gest

"Understate and over-prove." - Frank Bettger

"The internet's completely over." - Prince

"Isolationism is over." - Ralph Steadman

"If God didn't want you to be a dreamer, He wouldn't go around handing out dreams! That's a clue!" - Mark Gorman

"Charging a man with murder in this place was like handing out speeding tickets at the Indy 500." - John Milius

"There is nothing that politicians like better than handing out benefits to be paid for by someone else." - Thomas Sowell

"Librarians save lives by handing the right book at the right time to a kid in need." - Judy Blume

"You can't close your eyes to the lies perpetrated by dangerous fools / 'cos they're handing out rules" - Kim Wilde

"Everything about starting out in comedy is pride-swallowing, from handing out fliers to bombing in front of audiences." - Mike Birbiglia

"When you have children, you realize that at the end, it's all about passing on, about handing down." - Andy Serkis

"The perfect expression of receiving a lifetime award is to be working when they're handing it out." - Harold Prince

"You do get fond of your characters. Handing them on is like giving a child to a nanny." - Julian Fellowes

"You can't go around the theatres handing out cards saying, 'It isn't my fault'. You go onto the next one." - Preston Sturges

"I want affection and tenderness desperately, but there's something in me that prevents me from handing it out." - Ethel Waters

"The first step to finding a God-written love story is handing the pen to the true Author of romance." - Leslie Ludy

"We value... fantasy over dreams, fiction over truth, being served over serving, answering over questioning, speaking over listening, and coercion over leadership." - Alan Robert Neal

"It's Never Over 'till it's over! Never Give Up! Never." - Winston Churchill

"Food over flame burns, food over heat cooks" - Alfred the Great

"It's never over till it's over with a friend." - Howard Jacobson

"The course of a lifetime runs/over and over again" - Paul Simon

"...his hoofbeats fall like rain, over and over again." - Rachel Field

"Men do not stumble over mountains, but over mole hills." - Confucius

"A woman can be over dressed but never over elegant." - Coco Chanel

"Never cry over anything that can't cry over you" - John Marsden

"Spirit over mind. Mind over matter. It's that simple" - Sahndra Fon Dufe

"Journalists are getting big stories wrong, over and over again." - Scott Pelley

"Photography has saved my life, over and over again." - Laurel Nakadate

"All love gets over, and we must get over it." - Daniel Handler

"Clouds over the moon, a storm over blossoms." - Proverbs

"Baby, high school's over. High school's never over.." - Karen Joy Fowler

"History is the same thing over and over again." - Woody Allen

"Its not over, until the Lord says its over." - T D Jakes

"Power over a man's subsistence is power over his will." - Alexander Hamilton

"Yes... it wasn't over, it still isn't over." - Nicholas Sparks

"Don't cry over someone who wouldn't cry over you." - Lauren Conrad

"I think guitarists are really over-admired and over-revered." - Jonny Greenwood

"I watch my YouTube videos over and over." - Meek Mill

"Genius has to pass over madness and madness over genius" - Salvador Dali

"When the day's work is over, it's over." - John Turturro

"Move over Rover, and let Jimi take over." - Jimi Hendrix

"We were over-whelming underdogs." - Yogi Berra

"I was three over. One over a house, one over a patio, and one over a swimming pool." - George Brett

"The internet is completely over." - Prince

"Thou mayest rule over sin." - John Steinbeck

"Don't trust anyone over thirty" - Jerry Rubin

"You have the choice. You can choose joy over despair, happiness over tears, action over apathy, growth over stagnation." - Leo Buscaglia

"Action takes precedence over study." - Judah the Prince

"Don't cry over spilled milk" - Benjamin Franklin

"I prefer clarity over agreement" - Dennis Prager

"Over hill and under hill" - J R R Tolkien

"I choose you over everyone." - Rainbow Rowell

"Little pots soon boil over." - Anonymous

"Being comfortable is over-rated." - Clint Eastwood

"Over the wine-dark sea." - Homer

"Do people trip over you?" - Prince Philip

"Persistence isn't using the same tactics over and over. Persistence is having the same goal over and over." - Seth Godin

"My fun days are over." - James Dean

"The class war is over." - Tony Blair

"I choose YouTube over telly." - Cory Doctorow

"Iran is taking over Iraq." - Donald Trump

"Turn over a new leaf." - Thomas Middleton

"Have you run over anybody?" - Prince Philip



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