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Grip Quotes

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Bigotry tries to keep truth safe in its hand
with a grip that kills it.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Related topics: Values Cynical

I never saw a discontented tree.
They grip the ground as though they liked it,
and though fast rooted, they travel about as far as we do.
- John Muir

Hold on with a bulldog grip,
and chew and choke as much as possible.
- Abraham Lincoln

Relax? How can anybody relax and play golf? You have to grip the club,
don't you?
- Ben Hogan

 

We need real campaign finance reform to loosen the
grip of special interests on politics.
- Tom Daschle

To get the feel of how the slider should roll off of your index finger,
use this grip and practice at half speed and roughly
half the distance to the mound.
- Steve Carlton

Like everyone else, I've had moments when I've felt
that I've been losing my grip.
- Russell Crowe

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Reaper of enemies; strong of grip; One kind with his fathers.
- Taliesin

Well, our children do know what this industry is about,
but they have a good grip on who they are.
- Morgan Brittany

The popular idea that a child forgets easily is not an accurate one.
Many people go right through life in the grip of an
idea which has been impressed on them in very tender years.
- Agatha Christie

When I first got here, every time you'd say breast
feeding on the House floor there would be a snicker.
This has been happening since creation.
Can we finally get a grip on it?
- Susan Molinari

The driver of a racing car is a component.
When I first began, I used to grip the steering wheel firmly,
and I changed gear so hard that I damaged my hand.
- Juan Manuel Fangio

A State in the grip of neo-colonialism is not master of its own destiny.
It is this factor which makes neo-colonialism such
a serious threat to world peace.
- Kwame Nkrumah

I paint and sculpt to get a grip on reality...
to protect myself.
- Alberto Giacometti

You learn at a certain point that you have to focus
on the business side of music.
After getting ripped off a couple of times,
you figure out that you need to get a grip on it.
- Neil Schon

The harder you grip the bat, the more you can swing it through the ball,
and the farther the ball will go.
- George Herman

Dead battles, like dead generals, hold the military mind in their dead grip.
- Barbara Tuchman

I like normal stuff people fear - like spiders and heights.
I'm frightened by the unknown, by things that are hard
to figure out and get a grip on.
- Haley Joel Osment

Enthusiasm is the yeast that makes your hopes shine to the stars.
Enthusiasm is the sparkle in your eyes,
the swing in your gait.
The grip of your hand, the irresistible surge of will
and energy to execute your ideas.
- Henry Ford

I'm coming to Washington, D.C., to do the people's work.
And the people's work has to do with reducing spending and cutting budgets and,
and trying to get a grip on the size of government.
- Ken Buck

You enter a state of controlled passivity,
you relax your grip and accept that even if your declared
intention is to justify the ways of God to man,
you might end up interesting your readers rather more in Satan.
- Ian Mcewan

The genius of the economic machine is in its ability
to convert these indulgences into profitability.
It converts desire into attention, a grip on our eyeballs and eardrums,
which in turn can be marketed to advertisers.
- Todd Gitlin

I hardly knew anything when I first arrived.
I had to learn how to act as I went along.
After about a year I got a grip on what acting was
all about and it started coming straight from my heart;
I wasn't just saying the words any longer.
- Melissa George

I better make the plot good.
I wanted to make it grip people on the first page and
have a big turning point in the middle,
as there is, and construct the whole thing like a roller coaster ride.
- Mark Haddon

There is no doubt that someone who tries to throw a
curve or pitch at any early age before he's developed,
before his hand is big enough to grip the ball correctly,
will damage his arm.
- Robin Roberts

The corporate grip on opinion in the United States
is one of the wonders of the Western world.
No First World country has ever managed to eliminate
so entirely from its media all objectivity -
much less dissent.
- Gore Vidal

I always thought that there was going to be life after baseball,
and so I designed that in my life I would have other
interests after baseball that I would be able to step into.
And I didn't realize the grip that baseball had on me and on my family.
- Nolan Ryan

The American grips himself, at the very sources of his consciousness,
in a grip of care: and then, to so much of the rest of life,
is indifferent.
Whereas, the European hasn't got so much care in him,
so he cares much more for life and living.
- David Herbert Lawrence

Whoever gets up and comes to grips with Love like a boxer is a fool.
- Sophocles

I want to see these bad, bad, bad, bad men come to
grips with their humanity.
- James Ellroy

Here we encounter two conflicting concepts with which
we must come to grips in our time:
the idea of national solidarity and the idea of international cooperation.
- Gustav Stresemann

Only one golfer in a thousand grips the club lightly enough.
- Johnny Miller

There aren't traditions of freedom in a place like Iraq.
They're going to have to come to grips with a concept
that they hadn't been allowed to conceive before.
- Malcolm Wallop

To come to grips with creativity, I must ask creative,
adventurous questions - the kind which,
in all likelihood, cannot be answered.
- Lukas Foss

I still haven't come to grips with our success.
- Michael Hutchence

The first moments of sleep are an image of death;
a hazy torpor grips our thoughts and it becomes impossible
for us to determine the exact instant when the "I,"
under another form,
continues the task of existence.
- Gerard De Nerval

Even when I was studying mathematics,
physics, and computer science, it always seemed that
the problem of consciousness was about the most interesting
problem out there for science to come to grips with.
- David Chalmers

One thing is certain: wherever the enemy lands,
if once we can get to grips with him on the Continent,
where we are not dependent on supplies from overseas,
that ought to be, and will be, all right with us.
- Heinrich Himmler

My country is in the grips of a major economic crisis.
This is causing dramatic consequences for the very
existence of Polish families.
A permanent economic crisis in Poland may also have
serious repercussions for Europe.
Thus, Poland ought to be helped and deserves help.
- Lech Walesa

On a scale personal enough to be felt by all,
but big enough to be symbolic, the two irreconcilable faiths of our time -
Communism and Freedom -
came to grips in the persons of two conscious and resolute men.
- Whittaker Chambers

In the sequence where I am burned at the stake,
everything was so casual and hazardous that the bottom of my dress caught fire,
and the grips became hysterical as they tried to pull me off the stake.
- Barbara Steele

It's human nature to gripe, but I'm going ahead and doing the best I can.
- Elvis Presley

As though there were a tie And obligation to posterity.
We get them, bear them, breed, and nurse:
What has posterity done for us.
That we, lest they their rights should lose,
Should trust our necks to gripe of noose?
- John Trumbull

If a lot of people gripped a knife and fork the way they do a golf club,
they'd starve to death.
- Sam Snead

As major orchestras around the world are gripped in
various kinds of crises and upheaval,
we need to be sure that we are bringing up this new generation.
- James Levine

One thing I congratulate everyone on is the great explosion
which has occurred in Washington's Black House and
the very important scandal which has gripped leaders of America.
- Ayatollah Khomeini

Conservatives were griping for decades about liberal
media and nobody paid attention.
Now, all of a sudden, one news channel has gotten a
whole new community of people freaked out.
- Michael K. Powell

You spend a good piece of your life gripping a baseball
and in the end it turns out that it was the other way around all the time.
- Jim Bouton

My first duty to write a gripping yarn.
Second is to convey credible characters who make you feel what they feel.
Only third comes the idea.
- David Brin

One seeks to equip the child with deeper,
more gripping, and subtler ways of knowing the world and himself.
- Jerome S. Bruner

If an American audience is given a serious musical
theater piece that is well produced,
dramatically gripping and wonderfully acted,
they'll respond to it.
- Carlisle Floyd

May the world be kind to you,
and may your own thoughts be gentle upon yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You will not be punished for your anger,
you will be punished by your anger.
- The Buddha

The greatest mistake you can make in life
is to be continually fearing you will make one.
- Elbert Hubbard

Life is without meaning.
You bring the meaning to it.
The meaning of life is
whatever you ascribe it to be.
Being alive is the meaning.
- Joseph Campbell

Faith is taking the first step,
even when you don't see the whole staircase.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Believe nothing, no matter where you read it,
or who said it, no matter if I have said it,
unless it agrees with your own reason
and your own common sense.
- The Buddha

You're only here for a short visit.
Don't hurry. Don't worry.
And be sure to smell the flowers along the way.
- Walter Hagen

Powerful Dreams Inspire Powerful Action.
When you can taste, smell, and touch your dreams,
you can enroll the world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Laugh when you can,
apologize when you should,
and let go of what you can't change.
Life's too short to be anything... but happy.
- Anonymous

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.
- The Buddha

The way I see it, if you want the rainbow,
you gotta put up with the rain.
- Dolly Parton

People will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget
how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

A well-developed sense of humor
is the pole that adds balance to your steps,
as you walk the tightrope of life.
- William Arthur Ward

To go against the dominant thinking of your friends,
of most of the people you see every day,
is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
- Theodore H. White

Choose the World You See,
and See the World You Choose.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

How do you want to be remembered?
Live life full out - Begin today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Simply do your best, and you will avoid
self-judgment, self-abuse and regret.
- don Miguel Ruiz

You are never too old to set another goal
or to dream a new dream.
- C. S. Lewis

Nobody can bring you peace but yourself.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Life is as easy or as hard as you think it is.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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