Fingers Related Quotes



As I see it, life is an effort to grip before they slip through one's fingers and slide into oblivion, the startling, the ghastly or the blindingly exquisite fish of the imagination before they whip away on the endless current and are lost for ever in oblivion's black ocean.

Mervyn Peake


I once knew a man out of courtesy help a lame dog over a stile, and he for requital bit his fingers.

William Chillingworth


Tis an ill cook that cannot lick his own fingers.

William Shakespeare


At that moment of realization (that union with God is always present), that's when God let me go, let me slide through His fingers with this last compassionate, unspoken message:You may return here once you have fully come to understand that you are always here.

Elizabeth Gilbert


“Perhaps this war will pass like the others which divided us leaving us dead, killing us along with the killers but the shame of this time puts its burning fingers to our faces. Who will erase the ruthlessness hidden in innocent blood?”

Pablo Neruda


“She's just keeping her fingers crossed. She's a competitor and sitting out is not something she wants to do.”

Lonnie Hicks


Kindness is the music of Good Will to men, and on this harp the smallest fingers may play heaven's sweetest tunes on earth.

Elihu Burritt


As I walked, I ran my fingers along the spines of hundreds of books. I let myself be imbued with the smell, with the light that filtered through the cracks or from the glass lanterns embedded in the wooden structure, floating among mirrors and shadows.

Carlos Ruiz Zafon


In music, push yourself but not too hard; if you play too many sharps you may cut your fingers.

Sneha Abraham


I think we have reached a level in society - with Helen Mirren playing The Queen - when we're not surprised any more. We don't mention names. Yes, it's obvious by inference. But we don't mention names and the film is not up to point fingers at Royalty.

David Suchet