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Hands are the tool of the painter, the artist. ...
by Agnes Varda

Hands are the tool of the painter, the artist.
- Agnes Varda

I'm not interested in seeing a film just made by a woman -
not unless she is looking for new images.
- Agnes Varda

I had flops, I had success.
- Agnes Varda

Take your life in your own hands, and what happens?
A terrible thing: no one to blame.
- Erica Jong PHOTO

 

As you grow older you will discover that you have two hands.
One for helping yourself, the other for helping others.
- Audrey Hepburn

Wonder what opportunities you pass, unwittingly,
because your hands are so busy clasping
what you think you have always known.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The final forming of a person's character
lies in their own hands.
- Anne Frank

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Man lives freely only by his readiness to die, if need be,
at the hands of his brother, never by killing him.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Reality is what you believe it to be.
It's what you put your thought and energy into,
because your hands physically manifest thought.
So your world becomes what you feel and what you think.
- Jewel

Many hands make light work.
- Proverb

Approach life with an Open Mind,
Clean Hands, and a Loving Heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I come to life with an Open Mind,
Clean Hands, and a Loving Heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The WAY is Not The Way for You,
Unless You Come With an Open Mind,
Clean Hands, and a Loving Heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Infinite striving to be the best is man's duty;
it is its own reward.
Everything else is in God's hands.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The mind has exactly the same power as the hands:
not merely to grasp the world, but to change it.
- Colin Wilson

Often the hands will solve a mystery
that the intellect has struggled with in vain.
- Carl Jung

Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths,
but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands.
- Anne Frank

There is no evil and there are
no evil forces in the world.
There are only people of awareness,
and there are people who are fast asleep -
and sleep has no force.
The whole energy is in the hands of the awakened people.
And one awakened person can awaken the whole world.
One lighted candle can make millions of candles lighted
without losing it's light.
- Osho

I come with an Open Mind, Clean Hands, and a Loving Heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Human salvation lies in the hands
of the creatively maladjusted.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

God Loves an Open Mind, Clean Hands, and a Loving Heart.
So does Your Mother.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is unlimited.
Your world expands with the generosity, compassion,
inventiveness, and service that you contribute.
Money that is spent or given away returns multiplied.
The more love that is given, the more love returns.
The more a helping hand is given, the more hands
are strengthened and empowered to help.
We can help each other to all be winners.
We can all have food, and jobs, and love, and happiness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

How true Daddy's words were when he said:
all children must look after their own upbringing.
Parents can only give good advice
or put them on the right paths,
but the final forming of a person's character
lies in their own hands.
- Anne Frank

We were given:
Two hands to hold.
Two legs to walk.
Two eyes to see.
Two ears to listen.
But why only one heart?
Because the other was given to someone else.
For us to find.
- Anonymous

God has given us two hands, one to receive with
and the other to give with.
- Billy Graham

As we join hands in fellowship
around this bountiful table,
we give thanks for the blessings of this food
and the love of these friends
as a symbol of our gratitude
for all the manifold blessings of this life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Will the people in the cheaper seats clap your hands?
And the rest of you, if you'll just rattle your jewelry.
- John Lennon

Both young children and old people have a lot of time on their hands.
That's probably why they get along so well.
- Jonathan Carroll

Child-rearing is my main interest now.
I'm a hands-on father.
- Sean Penn

Designed by architects with honorable intentions but hands of palsy.
- Jimmy Breslin

All perception of truth
is the detection of an analogy;
we reason from our hands to our head.
- Henry David Thoreau

Do not put such unlimited power into the hands of husbands.
Remember all men would be tyrants if they could.
- Abigail Adams

One cannot subdue a man by holding back his hands.
Lasting peace comes not from force.
- David Borenstein

When I work, and in my art, I hold hands with God.
- Robert Mapplethorpe

Show me your hands.
Do they have scars from giving? Show me your feet.
Are they wounded in service? Show me your heart.
Have you left a place for divine love?
- Fulton J. Sheen

Government "help" to business is just as disastrous
as government persecution...
the only way a government can be of service to national
prosperity is by keeping its hands off.
- Ayn Rand

Whenever men take the law into their own hands,
the loser is the law.
And when the law loses, freedom languishes.
- Robert Kennedy

Every man's dream is to be able to sink into the arms
of a woman without also falling into her hands.
- Jerry Lewis

Technological progress is like an axe
in the hands of a pathological criminal.
- Albert Einstein

The glory of gardening: hands in the dirt,
head in the sun, heart with nature.
To nurture a garden is to feed not just on the body,
but the soul.
- Alfred Austin

To see the world in a grain of sand,
and to see heaven in a wild flower,
hold infinity in the palm of your hands,
and eternity in an hour.
- William Blake

A man paints with his brains and not with his hands.
- Michelangelo

A relationship, I think, is like a shark.
You know? It has to constantly move forward or it dies.
And I think what we got on our hands is a dead shark.
- the Woody Allen movie Annie Hall (1977)

I'm all in favor of keeping dangerous weapons
out of the hands of fools.
Let's start with typewriters.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

Well, it's the last step of the civil rights movement:
You know,
wrap your hands around some money, right?
- Russell Simmons

Let him that is without stone among you cast the first
thing he can lay his hands on.
- Robert Frost

A strong hatred is the best lamp to bear in our hands
as we go over the dark places of life,
cutting away the dead things men tell us to revere.
- Rebecca West

The fact that that's the difference between Mexicans
and Cubans is pronounced.
It's so immediately recognizable, the way a Cuban speaks,
the way a Cuban moves the hands.
- Hector Elizondo

America decided we were going to stand by and let Americans
die at the hands of terrorists a long time ago.
- Tommy Franks

I was one who liked to work with my hands as well as my brain.
- William Standish Knowles

I will say this, - though: If it is true that fusion
will put unlimited amounts of energy into our hands,
then I'm worried.
Our record on this score is extremely poor.
- David R. Brower

What is a good performance? It lies in the hands and head of a performer...
the shortest way between two people is not a straight line.
- Earle Brown

Let us have a dagger between our teeth,
a bomb in our hands, and an infinite scorn in our hearts.
- Benito Mussolini

When women kiss it always reminds one of prize fighters shaking hands.
- H. L. Mencken

There's an element of tongue-in-cheek in every one of our songs.
Walking off into the sunset, holding hands,
and being married forever was not exactly a brand new idea.
- Peter Noone

Life has meaning only in the struggle.
Triumph or defeat is in the hands of the Gods.
So let us celebrate the struggle!
- Stevie Wonder

Propaganda is a soft weapon; hold it in your hands too long,
and it will move about like a snake,
and strike the other way.
- Jean Anouilh

Toil is man's allotment; toil of brain,
or toil of hands, or a grief that's more than either,
the grief and sin of idleness.
- Herman Melville

How many a man has thrown up his hands at a time when a little more effort,
a little more patience would have achieved success.
- Elbert Hubbard

Film is fragmented and gets into lots of other people's hands.
There are a lot of pleasures that theatre gives me.
You get to perform uninterrupted.
- Willem Dafoe

I do wash my hands in innocency, before God and the face of you,
good Christian people this day.
- Jane Grey

Little girls and boys, barefooted, walked up and down
between the endless rows of spindles,
reaching thin little hands into the machinery to repair snapped threads.
- Mary Harris Jones

You're stuck in front of the microphone.
You can't use your hands.
I like to do things.
- Lita Ford

The first requisite of a sound monetary system is that
it put the least possible power over the quantity or
quality of money in the hands of the politicians.
- Henry Hazlitt

The pure work implies the disappearance of the poet as speaker,
who hands over to the words.
- Stephane Mallarme

The NFL offensive blocking is played differently;
they use their hands instead of their head and shoulders.
- Jim Otto

Giving a camera to Diane Arbus is like putting a live
grenade in the hands of a child.
- Norman Mailer

Your destiny is in your hands.
Creating the life you want is only, and always,
up to you.
- Darren L. Johnson

I love to utilize my celebrity status in a responsible
and constructive and substantive manner.
I like to get my hands dirty rather than a photo op.
- William Baldwin

Some newspapers have a hands-off policy on favored politicians.
But it's generally very small newspapers or local TV stations.
- Bob Woodward

We should not clap our hands and mourn,
for he is out of trouble.
You are still in it.
- David Ruffin


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