Hands Quotes

  • Some said he couldn't take on the insurance companies that were ripping us off. But President Obama made the tough and right call to save lives, save Medicare and ensure no one goes broke just because they get sick.
  • I emphasize... that the Harrimans showed great courage and loyalty and confidence in us, because three or four of us were really running the business, the day to day business.
  • There is no spectacle on earth more appealing than that of a beautiful woman in the act of cooking dinner for someone she loves.
  • Tax policy is not about compassion.
  • From my point of view it's impossible to cut debt in a country with new debt from another country.
  • Personally I find there is just as much if not more creativity among game makers as there is among feature filmmakers.
  • Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.
  • In the restaurant business, you never want to have enemies, whereas it seems that many politicians judge their success by how high their enemies are and whether they can show that they can hold their ground and give a punch for every punch they take.
  • Trusting in God is important. He knows what is best.
  • 49 and holding. Holding tight! Fighting that heinous age every step of the way.
  • I'm really 95 percent Mr. Rogers, and only 5 percent Oscar the Grouch.'
  • I worked for the troops my entire time in the United States Armed Forces because we know in the United States Armed Forces that it's not the generals and the colonels that win battles, it's the soldiers: it's the people at the front, the mechanics with their wrenches, the drivers moving the logistics back in the rear.
  • The ability to get to the verge without getting into the war is the necessary art. If you try to run away from it, if you are scared to go to the brink, you are lost.
  • Something called 'the Oklahoma Standard' became known throughout the world. It means resilience in the face of adversity. It means a strength and compassion that will not be defeated.
  • There's a very curious and - and almost sadistic lust for blood that overcomes the concert listener, and there's a waiting for it to happen: a waiting for the horn to fluff; a waiting for the strings to become ragged; a waiting for the conductor to forget the subdivide, you know? And it's dreadful!
  • I have always been kind of really good at faking the sick voice, and I never really realized it because I would never use that power for evil.
  • I believe there's been a slippery slope of new companies that have formed in the name of on-demand services... that maybe aren't having as much of a focus as they should on the worker.
  • My wife and I just prefer Seattle. It's a beautiful city. Great setting. You open your front door in the morning and the air smells like pine and the sea, as opposed to bus exhaust.
  • A survival tale peels away the niceties and comforts of civilization. Suddenly, all the technology and education in the world means nothing. I think all of us wonder while reading a survival tale, 'What would I have done in this situation? Would I have made it?'
  • The times when black women have been successful in confronting and overcoming the structural and institutional sexism and racism that persists in our society have been when we are thoughtful and strategic about speaking up. It's when we've done what it takes to introduce and implement our ideas and our plans to make things better.
  • The school-boy doesn't force himself to learn his vocabularies and rules altogether at night, but knows that be must impress them again in the morning.
  • Am I an Apple bigot? No. I can critique their products and their customer service philosophy. But overall, they do better than any other player.
  • Given that we glimpse what distinguishes man from the beast, is there anything that distinguishes woman from man?
  • I was determined to play my horn against all odds, and I had to sacrifice a whole lot of pleasure to do so.
  • We cannot neglect the unemployed, underemployed and dislocated workers of America who need ample and widespread funding for federal job training services.
  • I ain't never liked violence.
  • For the past 10 years, people have been making fun of the eighties. Why are we bringing them back?
  • The air we breathe, the water we drink, and the land we inhabit are not only critical elements in the quality of life we enjoy - they are a reflection of the majesty of our Creator.
  • The man who first gave history a recognized place in science was an ancient historian.
  • When people don't have any curiosity about themselves, that is always a bad sign.
  • There's so much guilt there attached to having a perfectly good life.
  • I'm often asked where my nickname 'Kun' comes from. My parents says it was a Japanese cartoon I used to watch on television when I was very young, set in the Stone Age, where the main character was a boy called Kum Kum, the little caveman.
  • What 'War and Peace' is to the novel and 'Hamlet' is to the theater, Swan Lake' is to ballet - that is, the name which to many people stands for and sums up an art form.
  • English football has just had a transfer window imposed for the first time, so it will be interesting to see how managers cope with the squads they have until it re-opens.
  • If my musical tastes are continuing to grow up, and I am not really too interested in the music that my kids listen to, then I assume that the audience is doing the same.
  • They call it The New Avengers but it's really the old Avengers with new people except for me, looking rather fat and rather old.
  • What Must I Do to Be Saved? It is impossible to ask a more weighty Question! It is deplorable that we hear it asked with no more Frequency, with nor more Agony.
  • I just think the whole discussion of class is wrong. It's not what we do here in America. I don't think there's anything called 'middle class values' that are different from the values of other people in this country.
  • The stories are not autobiographical, but they're personal in that way. I seem to know only the things that I've learned. Probably some things through observation, but what I feel I know surely is personal.
  • I've devoted my life to football.
  • New York is full of crazy people, and I like that.
  • Modern man must descend the spiral of his own absurdity to the lowest point; only then can he look beyond it. It is obviously impossible to get around it, jump over it, or simply avoid it.
  • We're not aware of fame itself, we're not that kind of band.
  • I have to put people in the right spot so that if they execute, we win.
  • Public notice does not necessarily accord with internal fulfilment.
  • The cardiac calls require medical intervention. So an ambulance for a cardiac call requires a doctor, a ward boy and medical equipment.
  • My brother told me I was going to be a poet. I had a good brother. He did a lot of good brotherly work.
  • I do weights and work out different body parts on different days. I don't do cardio - I did too much in my tennis-playing days!