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The hand is where the mind meets the world.
A hand is not enough...to never let go
Sometimes holding on was all you could do.
locked his fingers on the arm of his
Hold everything earthly with a loose hand, but grasp eternal things with a death-like grip
This is how you get unstuck. You reach.
One finger is powerless, but five form a fist.
If you think you can grasp me, think again:
my story flows in more than one direction
a delta springing from the riverbed
with its five fingers spread
To try to let go was to hold more tightly.
I make my hand my whole world. Hand hand hand hand. I push through the sand and light and heat, and with every bit of strength I have in me, I squeeze back.
Don't you let go. Don't let go. Reach!
REACH, n. The radius of action of the human hand. The area within which it is possible (and customary) to gratify directly the propensity to provide.
And maybe getting a grip and letting go are not so dissimilar, when the holding on or the letting go is all part of moving on-getting on with it. Getting on with the difficult and dizzying business of living.
I remain restless and dissatisfied; what I knot with my right hand, I undo with my left, what my left hand creates, my right fist shatters
Force has never kept anything together for very long. The more you tighten your grip, the more systems will slip through your fingers.
The world can only be grasped by action, not by contemplation. The hand is the cutting edge of man.
The human hand has an amazing quality that nothing else has: tremendous efficiency of strength and yet total gentleness.
A precise, detached calliper-grip holds the stars and the quarter- moon in arrest:
If you're lookin' for a helpin' hand, try the one at the end of your arm.
There's a hand," she said.
"You need a hand?" Matthew carefully skated back to her. "Have you got yourself stuck?"
"No, Matthew. There appears to be a hand. Frozen in the ice.
All I had to do was take it. Take the hand and hope the body attached to the hand wouldn't betray me - wouldn't hurt me - because I was completely broken in that moment, the most vulnerable I'd ever been.
The tighter your grip, the less you have to hold.
-The Pythian Scrolls
Things and men have always a certain sense, a certain side by which they must be got hold of if one wants to obtain a solid grasp and a perfect command.
Somehow, even in the worst of times, the tiniest fragments of good survive. It was the grip in which one held those fragments that counted.
Extend your hand with the strongest reach.
Sorcery is a sword without a hilt. There is no safe way to grasp it.
Who grasps with his fist one who has an arm of steel injures only his own powerless wrist. Wait till inconstant fortune ties his hand, then ... pick out his brains.
The hand is the cutting edge of the mind.
The other hand wanted to wrap itself around Ranger's most perfect body part and not let go.
Don't you want to be the first to touch something? To reach out and grasp onto the world around you? You can't touch it if you can't see it.
Letting go. Everyone talks about it like it's the easiest thing. Unfurl your fingers one by one until your hand is open.
Listen to the arts of kids, their hands when tied have wings.
The hand has the richest articulation of space.
You know, fingers, they each have different meanings, but my interpretation of them are: promise, love, provocation, direction, and the thumb...well...GOOD LUCK!
The practice is to make the non-arising of grasping and clinging absolute, final, and eternally void, so that no grasping and clinging can ever return. Just that is enough. There is nothing else to do.
For his hand, though heavy and hard, is guided by the tender hand of the Unseen,
Sometimes when you hold on too loosely, it's as if you aren't holding on at all.
On a grassroots level we say that man can touch more than he can grasp.
If my hands are fully occupied in holding on to something, I can neither give nor receive.
Good golf begins with a good grip.
If you ever need a helping hand, it is at the end of your arm. As you get older you must remember you have a second hand. The first one is to help yourself. The second hand is to help others.
All I could think was how when nothing made sense and hadn't for ages, you just have to grab onto anything you feel sure of. So as I felt his fingers loosening around my wrist, I just wrapped my own around them, tight, and held on
The hand that gives, gathers.
One day I hope you understand when you reached out your hand, I grasped it, I never let it go.
I held on to my better nature by my fingernails but I held on.
So we are grasped by what we cannot grasp.
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.
You ever tried to pick up your teeth with a bunch of broken fingers
Sometimes a hand is an anchor. His held me to the world.
HAND, n. A singular instrument worn at the end of the human arm and commonly thrust into somebody's pocket.
Most fishing rods work better if you grasp them at the thick end. If you grasp a fisherman at the thick end, you may get a thumb bit off.
Often the hands will solve a mystery that the intellect has struggled with in vain.
What the hand does the mind remembers.
Have a little faith in my magic fingers
Sometimes it's those things you can't touch that you need to hold on to the most.
When your time comes, you need to grab it with both hands.
The human hand allows the mind to reveal itself.
Who breaks the thread, the one who pulls, the one who holds on?
Hands make the world each day.
Wonder what opportunities you pass, unwittingly, because your hands are so busy clasping what you think you have always known.
Look for the light. The light at your feet. And follow it. An when you know its right to hold on, hold on. Grip tightly until your hands are sore. But dont let go.
He held to it in the way of a man who holds the string of a kite that is so high he can't see it anymore, knowing that any moment it may break and the only way he will know it has broken will be by the sudden ripple of the string as it dances slowly groundward.
I watched the way our fingers intertwined, and I thought, What are hands made for but this? For holding. For holding on.
My hands resemble some ancient tree: the roots that bind up the earth, the rock and the ceaselessly nibbling wordms.
La Griffe, "The Claw." Simple and small. The index finger goes through the hole near the blade. Favored by climbers and boaters.
The harder we try to catch hold of the moment, to seize a pleasant sensation ... , the more elusive it becomes ... It is like trying to clutch water in one's hands - the harder one grips, the faster it slips through one's fingers.
Water runs if you try to grasp it, but pours onto an open hand.
Perhaps nothing is so fraught with significance as the human hand, this oldest tool with which man has dug his way from savagery, and with which he is constantly groping forward.
A painter's hand has a thirst for thieving, it steals from heaven and makes a gift to the memories of men, it feigns eternity and it delights in this pretence almost as if it had created rules of its own, more durable and more profoundly true.
We hold on so tightly, because we're terrified of loss. We hold on till our hands bleed. And in that self-shattering persistence, we fail to see the answer: Just let go.
Slowly, painfully, I let go. It was like prying my own fingers off the edge of the cliff. And that hurt too-particularly the falling part, and not being sure what was at the bottom.
But I did know. Now was what was at the bottom. I was already there.
Just remember, when you should grab something, grab it; when you should let go, let go.
hand dies within a week." "No, no, if you hold it, you
Always take hold of things by the smooth handle.
I would, but I know where that hand's been.
We've let go of so many things, but never each other's hand ...
Gripped her waist but
he'd use both hands to try to pry my thumb
it with their fingers out of my hands,
In tennis, there is the forehand, the backhand, the overhead smash and the drop volley, all with a different grip.
When you clench your fist, no one can put anything in your hand.
But all I could think of was how when nothing made sense and hadn't for ages, you just have to grab onto anything you feel sure of.
I love hands like I love people. They are the maps and compasses with which we navigate our way through life, feeling our way over mountains passed and valleys crossed; they are our histories.
We pray with our hands and often communicate with them. We use them to eat, work, and make love. We employ them as marvelously sophisticated instruments of flexibility and strength, and when they are damaged, we anguish.
The relief of opening one's hand and letting go was immense. But soon after, I tightened again. A desire for revenge, a strange revenge.
He couldn't grab reality if he attempted the task with both hands.
Wisely reconsidered and let the hand
Work your fingers to the bone - whadda ya get?
--------- boney fingers - boney fingers...
Seeking is all very well, but holding requires greater talent: Seeking involves some luck; now the demand is for skill.
I didn't have a grip on that ball. I shouldn't have thrown it.
You might have announced in front of the entire football team and cheerleading squad that I
fictitiously liked what your hands did to me, but I just made you come with one finger, so tell me now who has the skills.
Inglis is full of metaphors about hands because they've been so important to our human development. It'll come in handy, we say. This child's a handful, and This is getting out of hand, or You're in good hands.
The hand is the prehensile organ of the mind.
In the case of animal slaughter, to throw your hands in the air is to wrap your fingers around a knife handle.
I just got my signals crossed. First thing, I have to untangle the connections. Otherwise, I come away empty-handed. Or with someone else's hands. Or even with a missing hand.
forefinger, pointing right, parallel
Keep your hand moving. (Don't pause to reread the line you have just written. That's stalling and trying to get control of what you're saying.)
You know ... Holding on isn't holding on. It's letting go.
An accomplished man to his fingertips.