I have been in Sorrow's kitchen and licked out all the pots. Then I have stood on the peaky mountain wrapped in rainbows, with a harp and sword in my hands.
Zora Neale Hurston
I looked at my hands to see if I was the same person. There was such a glory over everything. The sun came up like gold through the trees, and I felt like I was in heaven.
Every normal man must be tempted, at times, to spit on his hands, hoist the black flag, and begin slitting throats.
H. L. Mencken
Condemn none: if you can stretch out a helping hand, do so. If you cannot, fold your hands, bless your brothers, and let them go their own way.
All the powers in the universe are already ours. It is we who have put our hands before our eyes and cry that it is dark.
I am, as I am; whether hideous, or handsome, depends upon who is made judge.
It's all about having fun and smiling and shaking hands.
I never thought of myself as being handsome or good-looking or whatever. I always felt like an outsider.
To be a well-favoured man is the gift of fortune; but to write and read comes by nature.
Just remember, you can't climb the ladder of success with your hands in your pockets.
The final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands.
Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal.
HIV does not make people dangerous to know, so you can shake their hands and give them a hug: Heaven knows they need it.
A gun is no more dangerous than a cricket bat in the hands of a madman.
I don't see myself as extremely handsome. I just figure I can charm you into liking me.
He is incredibly handsome. You never realized before how beautiful evil could be.
Once I had her hand, I never wanted to let go of her.
Well, God knows you're barely standing but you've got to carry this heavy load.
Success is determined not by whether or not you face obstacles, but by your reaction to them. And if you look at these obstacles as a containing fence, they become your excuse for failure. If you look at them as a hurdle, each one strengthens you for the next.
In joined hands there is still some token of hope, in the clinched fist none.
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