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Definition of Grasping

Grasping

  1. Seizing; embracing; catching.
  2. Avaricious; greedy of gain; covetous; close; miserly; as, he is a grasping man.

Grasping Quotations

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned.
Buddha

The middle way is a view of life that avoids the extreme of misguided grasping born of believing there is something we can find, or buy, or cling to that will not change. And it avoids the despair and nihilism born from the mistaken belief that nothing matters, that all is meaningless.
Sharon Salzberg

If I am capable of grasping God objectively, I do not believe, but precisely because I cannot do this I must believe.
Soren Kierkegaard

Radical simply means 'grasping things at the root.'
Angela Davis

All species capable of grasping this fact manage better in the struggle for existence than those which rely upon their own strength alone: the wolf, which hunts in a pack, has a greater chance of survival than the lion, which hunts alone.
Christian Lous Lange
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Grasping Translations

grasping in German is packend, zupackend
grasping in Latin is tenax
grasping in Spanish is avaro
grasping in Swedish is fattande
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