They wanted this iron fist to command them.
Why, I hold fate Clasped in my fist, and could command the course Of time's eternal motion, hadst thou been One thought more steady than an ebbing sea.John Ford
Impersonal criticism?is like an impersonal fist fight or an impersonal marriage, and as successful.GeorgeJean Nathan
Mr Lewis'spictures appeared, as averygreat painter said to me, to have been painted bya mailed fist in a cotton glove.
Her fist of a face died clenched on a round pain; And sculptured Ann is seventy years of stone.
My passions were all gathered together like fingers that made a fist. Drive is considered aggression today; I knew it then as purpose.bette davis
Man schlägt jemanden mit der Faust und nicht mit gespreizten Fingern. (You hit somebody with your fist and not with your fingers spread.)heinz guderian
The heart of government, coated with whatever velvet gloves you want to put on it, is a mailed fist of force and coercion.alan keyes
Not content to have the audience in the palm of his hand, he goes one further and clinches his fist.Kenneth Tynan
Responsible for wrapping the iron fist of authority in its velvet glove is Jane Axtell, head of the accountancy firm’s Human Resources department.Alain de Botton
The hidden hand of the market will never work without a hidden fist. McDonald's cannot flourish without McDonnell Douglas, the designer of the F-15. And the hidden fist that keeps the world safe for Silicon Valley's technologies to flourish is called the US Army, Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps.thomas l. friedman
In our truly remarkable an unexampled civil peace, where there are rarely fist fights; where no one is born, is gravely ill, or dies; where meat is eaten but no one sees an animal slaughtered; where scores of millions of cars, trains, elevators, and airplanes go their scheduled way and there is rarely a crash; where an immense production proceeds in orderly efficiency and the shelves are duly clears and nevertheless none of this come to joy or tragic grief or any other final good it is not surprising if there are explosions.paul goodman
There is more power in the open hand than in the clenched fist.
The hidden hand of the market will never work without a hidden fist. McDonald's cannot flourish without McDonnell Douglas, the designer of the F-15. And the hidden fist that keeps the world safe for Silicon Valley's technologies to flourish is called the US Army, Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps.
And pulpit, drum ecclesiastic, Was beat with fist instead of a stick.
Then, one of them broke ranks and rammed his blood-lubed fist straight up my ass and twisted hard, pulled it out and licked the santorum clean.
Socialists cry "Power to the people", and raise the clenched fist as they say it. We all know what they really mean power over people, power to the State.
If man had his way, the plan of redemption would be an endless and bloody conflict. In reality, salvation was bought not by Jesus ' fist, but by His nail-pierced hands; not by muscle but by love; not by vengeance but by forgiveness ; not by force but by sacrifice . Jesus Christ our Lord surrendered in order that He might win ; He destroyed His enemies by dying for them and conquered death by allowing death to conquer Him.
"And all you sucker MCs just can't compare to a Shire b-boy with the shaggy hair, we're two hobbit rappers with the savoire-faire, Rohan Riders put your fist in the air!"
Should there be maniacs who raise the idea, they will encounter an iron fist which will leave no trace of such attempts.
I've learned that in order to achieve what I wanted, it made more sense to negotiate than to defend the autonomy of my work by pounding my fist on the table.