In the absence of any other proof, the thumb alone would convince me of God's existence.Sir Isaac Newton

We can land men on the moon, but, for all our mechanical and electronic wizardry, we cannot reproduce an artificial fore-finger that can feel as well as beckon. John Napier

The hand is the cutting edge of the mind. Jacob Bronowski

You can't shake hands with a clenched fist. Indira Gandhi

The fragrance always remains in the hand that gives the rose. Heda Bejar

Hold a true friend with both hands. Nigerian Proverb

Nor do not saw the air too much with your hand, thus, but use all gently. William Shakespeare, 'The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark,'Act III, scene ii

The preservation of the sacred fire of liberty and the destiny of the republican model of government are justly considered... deeply,...finally, staked on the experiment entrusted to the hands of the American people. George Washington, First Inaugural Address, Apr. 30, 1789

May the road rise to meet you. May the wind always be at your back. May the sun shine warm upon your face, the rains fall soft upon your fields and, until we meet again, may God hold you in the palm of his hand. Irish Blessing

Do not withhold good from those to whom it is due, when it is in the power of your hand to do so. Proverbs 3:27

The impersonal hand of government can never replace the helping hand of a neighbor. Hubert H. Humphrey

The upper limb is the lightning rod to the soul. Robert Markison

The art of life is to show your hand. E. V. Lucas

The best helping hand that you will ever receive is the one at the end of your own arm. Fred Dehner

Children are the hands by which we take hold of heaven. Henry Ward Beecher

A child's hand in yours -- what tenderness and power it arouses. You are instantly the very touchstone of wisdom and strength. Marjorie Holmes

The ultimate test of a relationship is to disagree but hold hands. Alexander Penney

Criminals do not die by the hands of the law. They die by the hands of other men. George Bernard Shaw

Ignorant men don't know what good they hold in their hands until they've flung it away. Sophocles

PALMISTRY, n. The 947th method (according to Mimbleshaw's classification) of obtaining money by false pretences. It consists in "reading character" in the wrinkles made by closing the hand. The pretence is not altogether false; character can really be read very accurately in this way, for the wrinkles in every hand submitted plainly spell the word "dupe." The imposture consists in not reading it aloud. Ambrose Bierce

Infinite striving to be the best is man's duty, it is it's own reward. Everything else is in God's hands. Mahatma Gandhi

To make a man happy, fill his hands with work. Frederick E. Crane

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