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Edward Forbes Quotes and Sayings

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I have in hands, now, specimens of bottom from t he Gulf Stream,
obtained by Lieutenant Craven, and I can say that they
are among the most interesting that I have ever seen.
- Edward Forbes

The corals do not look much worn, but still appear to have been dead.
There are some delicate shells of molluscs from depths beyond 500 fathoms,
where they were certainly living.
- Edward Forbes

Zero of Animal Life probably about 300 fathoms.
- Edward Forbes

The naturalists of our own time hold equal faith in the wonders of the sea,
but seek therein rather for the links of nature's chain
than for apparent exceptions.
- Edward Forbes

 

As we descend deeper and deeper in this region its
inhabitants become more and more modified,
and fewer and fewer, indicating our approach towards
an abyss where life is either extinguished ,
or exhibits but a few sparks to mark its lingering presence.
- Edward Forbes

Moreover, all our knowledge of organic remains teaches us,
that species have a definite existence,
and a centralization in geological time as well as in geographical space,
and that no species is repeated in time.
- Edward Forbes

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

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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

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

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

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

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

Many hands make light work.
- Proverb

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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)

The atomic bomb certainly is the most powerful of all weapons,
but it is conclusively powerful and effective only
in the hands of the nation which controls the sky.
- Lyndon B. Johnson

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

Music was our wife, and we loved her.
And we stayed with her, and we clothed her,
and we put diamond rings on her hands.
- Lionel Hampton

Ideas are a capital that bears interest only in the hands of talent.
- Antoine Rivarol

Once you put yourself in the hands of the government,
you could end up in Utah.
- Michael O'Donoghue

A man must marry only a very pretty woman in case he
should ever want some other man to take her off his hands.
- Sacha Guitry

If you love your children, if you love your country,
if you love the God of love, clear your hands from slaves,
burden not your children or your country with them.
- Richard V. Allen

No government fights fascism to destroy it.
When the bourgeoisie sees that power is slipping out of its hands,
it brings up fascism to hold onto their privileges.
- Buenaventura Durruti

We're in the hands of the state legislature and God,
but at the moment, the state legislature has more to say than God.
- Edward Koch

The Arab World is writing a new future;
the pen is in our own hands.
- Abdallah II

I'm fascinated by almost any mythology that I can get my hands on.
- Anne Rice

Jesus said: "A man was going down from Jerusalem to Jericho,
when he fell into the hands of robbers.
They stripped him of his clothes, beat him
and went away, leaving him half dead.
A priest happened to be going down the same road,
and when he saw the man, he passed by on the other side.
So too, a Levite [religious leader],
when he came to the place and saw him,
passed by on the other side.
But a Samaritan [Samaritans and Jews generally disliked
and were suspicious of each other] came where the man was;
and when he saw him, he took pity on him.
He went to him and bandaged his wounds ... and ...
took him to an inn and took care of him. ...
Jesus [said] "Go and do likewise."
- Luke 10:25-37 (The Parable of the Good Samaritan)

Sometimes history takes things into its own hands.
- Thurgood Marshall

Garry Marshall is a joy.
I feel so utterly safe in his hands.
- Julie Andrews

There's a victory, and defeat; the first and best of victories,
the lowest and worst of defeats which each man gains
or sustains at the hands not of another,
but of himself.
- Plato

We are asleep with compasses in our hands.
- W. S. Merwin

American presidents always avoid shaking hands with brutal dictators,
except when it's advantageous to do so.
- Elizabeth A. Sherman

We want work and we want honest jobs.
Our minds and our hands will be our keep!
- Viktor Yushchenko

Men of ill judgment ignore the good that lies within their hands,
till they have lost it.
- Sophocles

In order to keep pace with the influx of work I had to take on fresh hands.
- James Nasmyth

In his first 100 days, Mr. Obama has put the fate of
his presidency in the hands of House Speaker Nancy
Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid.
He may come to regret that decision.
- Karl Rove

Facing inward, join hands so as to form a small circle.
Then, without moving from their places they sing the opening song,
according to previous agreement, in a soft undertone.
- James Mooney

I'm just one of those people that if I sit down to watch a horror film,
I put my hands over my face and I cry a lot and I don't
see half of the film because I'm too upset.
- Neve Campbell

Vocal study before age 20 is likely to be injurious,
though some survive it in the hands of very careful
and understanding teachers.
- Alma Gluck


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