91+ Best Hand Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational hand quotes will encourage you to think a little deeper than you usually would and broaden your perspective.

Famous Hand Quotes

The thirst for powerful sensations takes the upper hand both over fear and over compassion for the grief of others. Anton Chekhov

I want to be the only hand you ever need to hold.

I’d go dance at talent shows, and because I was young I had the upper hand on a lot of other crews. People thought it was cute. I used that to my advantage. Jermaine Dupri

I will never let go of your hand because I want to hold on to it forever.

It’s funny how the hippies and the punks tried to get rid of the conservatives, but they always seem to get the upper hand in the end. Bjork

I feel like I can conquer the world with one hand when you are holding the other.

There are flood and drought over the eyes and in the mouth, dead water and dead sand contending for the upper hand. The parched eviscerate soil gapes at the vanity of toil, laughs without mirth. This is the death of the earth. T. S. Eliot

Every day is beautiful when you’re holding hands with your best friend. Dave Willis

In the absence of evidence to the contrary, always assume you have the upper hand. Ronnie Montrose

Hold my hands so that I don’t feel cold; hold my hands so that I never feel lonely again.

In fighting a bull you’re always aware of a paradox concerning your perceptions of the bull. On the one hand it’s your perceptions of the bull that give you the upper hand. You read the bull, you learn to read the bull more and more accurately, and this reading of the bull is how you deploy your intelligence against the bull’s intelligence. Your accuracy in reading the bull is a weapon, maybe your most important weapon, against all the bull’s weapons. On the other hand, you’re human, you have the human tendency to read into the bull things which may not actually be there. Bette Ford

Your hands are magical. When I hold your hands, I feel relaxed, all my stress goes away.

In control. Out of control. Sometimes they’re the same thing. The trick is knowing that, realizing it’s okay to feel out of control once in a while, as long as you’re sure you can regain the upper hand when you absolutely need to. Ellen Hopkins

Holding hands is a promise that you don’t have to face the challenges of this world alone.

There is not much to be got anywhere in the world. It is filled with misery and pain; if a man escapes these, boredom lies in wait for him at every corner. Nay more; it is evil which generally has the upper hand, and folly that makes the most noise. Fate is cruel and mankind pitiable. Arthur Schopenhauer

In joined hands, there is still some token of hope, in the clenched fist none. Victor Hugo

There are times when I look over the various parts of my character with perplexity. I recognize that I am made up of several persons and that the person that at the moment has the upper hand will inevitably give place to another. But which is the real one? All of them or none? W. Somerset Maugham

When I hold your hands, I can feel your heartbeat, I can feel the love inside you. I love you.

And wonder, dread and war have lingered in that land where loss and love in turn have held the upper hand. Simon Armitage

Family is not about blood. It’s about who is willing to hold your hand when you need it the most.

A democracy is a state in which the poor, gaining the upper hand, kill some and banish others, and then divide the offices among the remaining citizens equally, usually by lot. Plato

Making fingers smile through holding your hand is the greatest hobby ever. I want to do this every day.

Whenever I find myself growing grim about the mouth; whenever it is a damp, drizzly November in my soul; whenever I find myself involuntarily pausing before coffin warehouses, and bringing up the rear of every funeral I meet; and especially whenever my hypos get such an upper hand of me, that it requires a strong moral principle to prevent me from deliberately stepping into the street, and methodically knocking people’s hats off  then, I account it high time to get to sea as soon as I can. Herman Melville

Holding hands is about speaking to each other without the use of words, it is saying I love and want you.

Most leaders would agree that they’d be better off having an average strategy with superb execution than a superb strategy with poor execution.  Those who execute always have the upper hand. Stephen Covey

Even the strongest person on earth needs his hand to be hold now and then. The affection is appreciated.

Women are quite unlike men. Women have higher voices, longer hair, smaller waistlines, daintier feet and prettier hands. They also invariably have the upper hand. Stephen Potter

There is something magical about holding hands, it’s a simple way of saying I love you without saying much.

Intelligence has got the upper hand to such an extent that it transforms the real task into an unreal trick and reality into a play. Soren Kierkegaard

One always needs someone to hold his hands to move forward. Experiencing love through this is mandatory.

Fifteen minutes later I was an expert. That’s all you need. I think I was even getting the upper hand, which is very simple with a guy. Anything seems to turn them on. Melina Marchetta

I am a strong person but every now and then I need someone to hold my hand and tell me everything will be alright.

The workplace has become a psychological battlefield and the millennials have the upper hand, because they are tech savvy, with every gadget imaginable almost becoming an extension of their bodies. They multitask, talk, walk, listen and type, and text. And their priorities are simple: they come first. Morley Safer

My hands never feel empty because you always hold them with care and love. You are my superman in disguise.

Politically speaking, you don’t necessarily give away information that allows your enemy to get an upper hand. But at the same time you don’t keep reality from the population. Dwight Schultz

I am not as strong as you might think, every now and then I need someone to hold my hands and lead me to the right path.

A comfort zone can be a mental state:Belief in God is a lot of people’s comfort zone. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not knocking faith; I just don’t think you should have it because it makes you feel safe. I think you should have it because you do. Because somewhere deep inside you, you know beyond equivocating that something greater, wiser and infinitely more loving than we’re capable of understanding has a vested interest in the universe, in the way things turn out. Because you can feel that, as much as the forces of darkness might try to gain the upper hand, there is an Upper Hand. Karen Marie Moning

Holding hands with you is like a promise that if even for a brief moment or a few hours, we don’t have to face the world alone.

The Stately Homes of England, How beautiful they stand, To prove the Upper Classes, Have still the Upper Hand. Noel Coward

Nothing in this world compares to the comfort and security of having someone just hold your hand. Richelle E. Goodrich

And yet, we know how fatal the pursuit of liveliness may be: it may result in tiresome acrobatics. Flashy effects distract the mind. They destroy their persuasiveness; you would not believe a man was very intent on plowing a furrow if he carried a hoop with him and jumped through it at every other step. When virtuosity gets the upper hand of your theme, or is better than your idea, it is time to quit. Katherine Anne Porter

I have a dream that one day little black boys and girls will be holding hands with little white boys and girls. Martin Luther King, Jr.

I know all about the despair of overcoming chronic temptation. It is not serious, provided self offended petulance, annoyance at breaking records, impatience, etc., don’t get the upper hand. No amount of falls will really undo us if we keep picking ourselves up each time. The only fatal thing is to lose one’s temper and give up. C. S. Lewis , Get the upper hand quotes

Sometimes, reaching out and taking someone’s hand is the beginning of a journey. At other times, it is allowing another to take yours. Vera Nazarian

The perfect thing on this earth is how accurately our hands are shaped together. Never want to leave your hand from mine because it belongs here, inside mine. Love you.

It is better to have a cat and mouse game where the cat has the upper hand than a cat and mouse game where the mice are ruling. Because the latter means that the market participants are given free range. That was actually the big misconception of our national hero Ronald Reagan, who always talked about the magic of the market. George Soros

I’m not asking you to walk in my shoes; I’d never wish my afflictions on anyone. But could you walk beside me on secure ground and reach to hold my hand? Richelle E. Goodrich

Guests can be, and often are, delightful, but they should never be allowed to get the upper hand. Elizabeth von Arnim

If I am given the option to choose to live with only one memory, it would be the one holding your hand. You are the only one who changed my world forever. Thank you for everything.

I felt sure we could gain the upper hand by putting ourselves in the mindset of the Incas. Tahir Shah

Sometimes I need to hold you in public to show everybody that you are mine, and I am yours. Nothing gives me pleasure, like intertwining our fingers while walking. Be mine, princess.

The music is imperative. It has the upper hand. I think all music, even though it’s an abstraction, does motivate a particular meaning. Then it’s the job of the musician to honor that meaning and to somehow implement lyrical material that can accommodate that emotional environment. Sufjan Stevens

I understand why people hold hands: I’d always thought it was about possessiveness, saying ‘this is mine’. But it’s about maintaining contact. It’s about speaking without words. It’s about I want you with me and don’t let go.

Today we’re seeing fundamental conflicts within political Islam, with the fundamentalists on the one side and the moderates on the other. Who gains the upper hand means a great deal to the world. Zalmay Halilzad

You are the darling to my heart, hold my hands forever.

I remember being in the audition with Mark Duplass and I remember not being able to dominate him. He’s so smart and centered and grounded. I can’t do what I’d normally do to someone in this situation. I can’t get the upper hand in the scene. I was really impressed and excited about the possibility of working with him. Jackie Schaffer

I found a way to make it through, by holding on to you

I can only hope that Trump comes to realize the grave dangers of adopting a policy of confrontation toward Iran. Among these dangers is the likelihood that hardliners would again gain the upper hand in the governing process in Tehran, and the moderates who have sought to end national and regional tensions would be marginalized, or worse. Richard A. Falk

Holding hands with you was the best decision I ever made.

The upper hand is with those who are pushing regime change rather than those who are advocating more diplomacy. Richard N. Haass

The ultimate test of a relationship is to disagree, but still hold hands.

Hundreds upon hundreds of news outlets  okay, thousands  are interested in following the happenings at the White House. Yet the number of news sources at the White House  people who know what’s happening  is finite. Dozens maybe. With that imbalance hanging over the enterprise, it’s hard for a group of reporters competing against one another to secure the upper hand. Erik Wemple

Holding your hands is another way of saying I am proud to have you.

The press is hostile to Donald Trump, they always will be. And Donald Trump is happy to return the favor. And you know what, he actually has the upper hand in that relationship. Ari Fleischer

Sweetheart, I want to hold your hands and leisurely walk with you tonight

The one who decides who goes ahead has the upper hand, regardless of who gets to go. This is why many women do not feel empowered by such privileges as having doors held open for them. The advantage of going first through the door is less salient to them than the disadvantage of being granted the right to walk through a door by someone who is framed, by his magnanimous gesture, as the arbiter of the right of way. Deborah Tannen

Sweetheart, I want to be the only hand that you would ever want to hold in life.

Nothing, that is say no one, can be such an inexorable tour conductor as one’s own conscience or sense of duty, if one allows either the upper hand: the self bullying that goes on in the name of sight-seeing is grievous. Elizabeth Bowen

I could conquer the world for you just with one hand as I hold you with the other.

Exoticism can give you an edge: it makes people assume you’re cleverer than you are and gives you the upper hand. Kristin Scott Thomas

Holding your hands and being with you forever is my dream come true. I love you.

In this world, man has two significant possessions: intelligence and emotion. These two possessions govern our day to day life. But very often we see that emotional ego gets the upper hand in our life. We know that even if someone is extremely intelligent, when his emotion comes to the fore it will devour him. He is compelled to do what his emotions ask him to do. Sri Chinmoy

She said nothing with her voice and everything with her caring touch. Dave Cenker

My position as regards the monied interests can be put in a few words. In every civilized society property rights must be carefully safeguarded; ordinarily and in the great majority of cases, human rights and property rights are fundamentally and in the long run, identical; but when it clearly appears that there is a real conflict between them, human rights must have the upper hand; for property belongs to man and not man to property. Theodore Roosevelt

Better than I was and more than I am, all this has happened, by taking your hand in mine.

Throughout the history of mankind there have been murderers and tyrants; and while it may seem momentarily that they have the upper hand, they have always fallen. Always. Mahatma Gandhi

I am not asking you to fit into my shoes, all I ask is for you to hold my hands and walk with me.

The bourgeoisie, wherever it has got the upper hand, has put an end to all feudal, patriarchal, idyllic relations. It has pitilessly torn asunder the motley of ties that bound man to his natural superiors, and left remaining no other nexus between man and man than naked self interest, than callous cash payment. Karl Marx

No matter how old you get, never stop holding hands, never stop dancing, and never stop saying I love you

It is frankly a mistake of amateurs to believe you can gain the upper hand in a diplomatic negotiation. Henry A. Kissinger

Our hands are like puzzle pieces that fit perfectly together to hold tight. Love you to the moon and back, my dear man.

Looking back on the long stretched out body of one’s work, it is interesting to mark the endless duel fought within a man between the emotional and critical sides of his nature, first one, then the other, getting the upper hand, and too seldom fusing till the result has the mellowness of full achievement. One can even tell the nature of one’s readers, by their preference for the work which reveals more of this side than of that. John Galsworthy

Conquering the world with only one hand would be easy if only you hold the other one tightly. I love you, sweetheart.

We Communists have got to string along with the capitalists for a while. We need their agriculture and their technology. But we are going to continue massive military programs. Soon we will be in a position to return to a much more aggressive foreign policy designed to gain the upper hand. Leonid Brezhnev

The lovers, appearing happy, walk, holding hands. Though it appears everything is perfect, only they know the truth. Ayumi Hamasaki

It’s the first company to build the mental position that has the upper hand, not the first company to make the product. IBM didn’t invent the computer; Sperry Rand did. But IBM was the first to build the computer position in the prospect’s mind. Al Ries

And it is still true, no matter how old you are, when you go out into the world it is best to hold hands and stick together. Robert Fulghum

There’d been studies over the years supporting the proposition that groups composed exclusively of women usually made intelligent decisions, that exclusively male groups did a bit less well, and that mixed groups did most poorly of all, by a substantial margin. It appeared that, when women were present, testosterone got the upper hand and men took greater risks than they might otherwise. Correspondingly, women in the mixed group tended to revert to roles, becoming more passive, and going along with whatever misjudgment the males might perpetrate. Jack McDevitt

Sit with me, and I’ll not be alone. Hold my hand, and I’ll not feel alone. Cry with me, and I’ll no longer suffer alone. Richelle E. Goodrich

I remember asking one of the cyber experts I said, Knowing what you know, and you exist behind the curtains so to speak, and you see behind the curtain, do you look at the world differently? Do you feel you have an upper hand? He just started laughing and said, Man, people have no idea how exposed they are, how vulnerable, and what’s possible. Chris Hemsworth

Past and future both seem irrelevant when you bring me closer, holding my hands. I want to leave such a moment every day with my dearest woman.

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