So far you have been treated as an officer and a gentleman, but don't think that this will go on if you don't behave better than you have done. You have two hours left in which to confess everything. If you don't, I shall hand you over to the Gestapo, who are used to dealing with such gangsters and criminals — you won't enjoy their methods a bit.reinhard heydrich
Knowledge is indivisible. When people grow wise in one direction, they are sure to make it easier for themselves to grow wise in other directions as well. On the other hand, when they split up knowledge, concentrate on their own field, and scorn and ignore other fields, they grow less wise even in their own field.Isaac Asimov
Tyger! Tyger! burning bright In the forests of the night, What immortal hand or eye Could frame thy fearful symmetry?william blake
I am obnoxious to each carping tongue Who says my hand a needle better fits, A poet's pen all scorn I should thus wrong For such despite they cast on female wits; If what I do prove well, it won't advance, They'll say it's stolen, or else, it was by chance.1678 Several Poems Compiled with Great Variety of Wit and Learning,'The Prologue'.
And it came to pass, when Moses held up his hand, that Israel prevailed: and when he let down his hand, Amalek prevailed.Bible (Old Testament)
By the waters of Life we sat together,hand in hand, in the golden daysOf the beautiful early summer weather,When skies were purple and breath was praise.thomas noel
The rise of the welfare state, on the one hand, and of the military bureaucracy, on the other, are instances of the manner in which technology is enforcing a socialization of life.robert heilbroner
Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery.malcolm (malcolm little) x
O, that her hand, In whose comparison all whites are ink, Writing their own reproach, to whose soft seizure The cygnet's down is harsh and spirit of sense Hard as the palm of ploughman.william shakespeare
As long as I have a pen in my hand and a revolver in my pocket, I fear no one.Benito Mussolini, 1914. Quoted in Paolo Monelli, Mussolini:the intimate life of a demagogue, Vanguard Press, 1954.
I am now here in Congress... I am at liberty to vote as my conscience and judgment dictates to be right, without the yoke of any party on me, or the driver at my heels, with his whip in hand, commanding me to ge-wo-haw, just at his pleasure. Look at my arms, you will find no party hand-cuff on them!Davy Crockett, letter (28 January 1834), reported in A Narrative of the Life of David Crockett (1834), p. 113, final paragraph.
Look at that hand of mine Many and many a job that hand has done, with a neatness and dexterity never known afore. When I look at that hand, said Mr. Dennis, shaking it in the air .Barnaby Rudge, in Museum of Foreign Literature, Science and Art, Volume 43, E. Littell, 1841, p.134
Technology … is a queer thing. It brings you great gifts with one hand, and it stabs you in the back with the other.C. P. Snow, as quoted in The New York Times (15 March 1971)
If, on the other hand, your primary goal is [[w:Wholeness}wholeness]], egalitarianism , autonomy, and an intact world, then there's quite a lot wrong with it.John Zerzan, in You May Be an Anarchist — And Not Even Know It
We now demand the light artillery of the intellect ; we need the curt, the condensed, the pointed, the readily diffused / in place of the verbose , the detailed, the voluminous, the inaccessible. On the other hand, the lightness of the artillery should not degenerate into pop-gunnery/by which term we may designate the character of the greater portion of the newspaper press/their sole legitimate object being the discussion of ephemeral matters in an ephemeral manner.Edgar Allan Poe, in The Virginia Spectator, p.54
Let men tremble to win the hand of woman, unless they win along with it the utmost passion of her heart!Nathaniel Hawthorne
Keep your left hand high.Tip O'Neill
I kissed her slender hand, She took the kiss sedately; Maud is not seventeen, But she is tall and stately.Tennyson
Tyger! Tyger! burning brightin the forests of the night,What immortal hand or eyeCould frame thy fearful symmetry?william blake
I 've lately had two spidersCrawling upon my startled hopes.Now though thy friendly hand has brush'd 'em from me,Yet still they crawl offensive to my eyes:I would have some kind friend to tread upon 'em.Colley Cibber
Jesus Christ is not hurried; He calmly rules the storm, and holds the helm of this world in His hand, and it will not drift away from the course designated by the infinite authority and power of God.david seth doggett
I hand him a lyric and get out of his way.On his partnership with Richard Rodgers, widely quoted, for example in Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein II (2004). Retrieved on 2007-12-12.
The hand of God never tires, nor are its movements aimless. It makes all things subservient to its designs, and, at every turn, disappoints the calculations of man, causing the most insignificant events to expand to the mightiest consequences, while those that have the appearance of mountains vanish into nothing.john lanahan
I have here in my hand a list of 205 that were made known to the Secretary of State as being members of the Communist Party and who nevertheless are still working and shaping policy in the State Department.Joseph McCarthy
His poetry may be divided into comic extravaganza on the one hand, and more personal work on the other. There is no one like him in the world in the former genre; as a "light poet" he is preferable to John Betjeman – as fluent in traditional forms, his work is never vitiated by refuge in the poetical or high sentimental, and his choice of words is subtler, funnier and altogether sharper. In his other vein Plomer is fastidious, reticent, elegant and the author of some memorable and moving lines.william plomer
Unlike most wars, which make rotten fiction in themselves — all plot and no characters, or made-up characters — Vietnam seems to be the perfect mix: the characters make the war, and the war unmakes the characters. The gods, fates, furies had a relatively small hand in it. The mess was man-made, a synthetic, by think tank out of briefing session.wilfrid sheed
Just as the hand that strikes the ground cannot fail,So is the ruin certain of him who cherishes anger.thiruvalluvar
Life is a voyage. The winds of life come strongFrom every point; yet each will speed thy course along,If thou with steady hand when tempests blowCanst keep thy course aright and never once let go.theodore chickering williams
Iron hand in a velvet glove.Attributed to Charles V. Used also by Napoleon. See Carlyle, Latter Day Pamphlets, No, II
We witness a strange inversion: on the one hand, the endeavor to turn the social contract into a less calculating and more feeling connection among its members; on the other hand, the endeavor to turn the erotic relationship into a contractual one.Allan Bloom