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Once I knew only darkness and stillness... my life was without past or future... but a little word from the fingers of another fell into my hand that clutched at emptiness, and my heart leaped to the rapture of living.
The two most misused words in the entire English vocabulary are love and friendship. A true friend would die for you, so when you start trying to count them on one hand, you don't need any fingers.
Ambition has one heel nailed in well, though she stretch her fingers to touch the heavens.
A basketball team is like the five fingers on your hand. If you can get them all together, you have a fist. That's how I want you to play.
All men are born with a nose and ten fingers, but no one was born with a knowledge of God.
So let's not use a stylus. We're going to use the best pointing device in the world. We're going to use a pointing device that we're all born with - born with ten of them. We're going to use our fingers. We're going to touch this with our fingers. And we have invented a new technology called multi-touch, which is phenomenal. It works like magic.
If I had nine of my fingers missing I wouldn't type any slower.
I can whistle with my fingers, especially if I have a whistle.
On the other hand, you have different fingers.
We should give as we would receive, cheerfully, quickly, and without hesitation; for there is no grace in a benefit that sticks to the fingers.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
When a man points a finger at someone else, he should remember that four of his fingers are pointing at himself.
Try not thinking of peeling an orange. Try not imagining the juice running down your fingers, the soft inner part of the peel. The smell. Try and you can't. The brain doesn't process negatives.
Play not with paradoxes. That caustic which you handle in order to scorch others may happen to sear your own fingers and make them dead to the quality of things.
Writing, to me, is simply thinking through my fingers.
I love chicken. I would eat chicken fingers on Thanksgiving if it were socially acceptable.
My passions were all gathered together like fingers that made a fist. Drive is considered aggression today; I knew it then as purpose.
Music is for people. The word 'pop' is simply short for popular. It means that people like it. I'm just a normal jerk who happens to make music. As long as my brain and fingers work, I'm cool.
Eddie Van Halen
I have owed you this letter for a very long time-but my fingers have avoided the pencil as though it were an old and poisoned tool.
I think a responsibility comes with notoriety, but I never think of it as power. It's more like something you hold, like grains of sand. If you keep your hand closed, you can have it and possess it, but if you open your fingers in any way, you can lose it just as quickly.
It's so beautifully arranged on the plate - you know someone's fingers have been all over it.
The five separate fingers are five independent units. Close them and the fist multiplies strength. This is organization.
James Cash Penney
My own books drive themselves. I know roughly where a book is going to end, but essentially the story develops under my fingers. It's just a matter of joining the dots.
My fingers used to hurt really bad when I played guitar. I stopped because of it.
You hit somebody with your fist and not with your fingers spread.
Dance is bigger than the physical body. When you extend your arm, it doesn't stop at the end of your fingers, because you're dancing bigger than that; you're dancing spirit.
Prejudice is like a hair across your cheek. You can't see it, you can't find it with your fingers, but you keep brushing at it because the feel of it is irritating.
Everything rational and sensible abandons me when I try to throw out photographs. Time and time again, I hold one over a wastebasket, and then find it impossible to release my fingers and let the picture drop and disappear.
I used to love to untangle chains when I was a child. I had thin, busy fingers, and I never gave up. Perhaps there was a psychiatric component to my concentration but like much of my psychic damage, this worked to everyone's advantage.
The young are so old, they are born with their fingers crossed.
Edna St. Vincent Millay
I loved being outside. We'd hold lightning bugs in our fingers and pretend they were diamond rings.
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