I don't know about torture. I have educated myself on many things but on torture I have not known the boundary between what is torture and what isn't torture. I know the NRA tie these people (rebels, etc.) when they catch them. They tie their hands backwards. I am now being told that is torture. It is the traditional method.— Yoweri Museveni
Simplistic Hands Tied quotations
If I cut you off chances are you handed me the scissors.
Your True Nature Is Love. There's Nothing You Can Do About It.
Personally, I think tying garbage bags around your head and hands is overkill.
When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot in it and hang on.
When a resolute young fellow steps up to the great bully, the world, and takes him boldly by the beard, he is often surprised to find it comes off in his hand, and that it was only tied on to scare away the timid adventurers.
Every noon as the clock hands arrive at twelve, I want to tie the two arms together, And walk out of the bank carrying time in bags.
If we are willing to concede the President dictatorial authority where we happen to agree with him, as liberals have tended to do over the years, we will have little chance of tying his hands when we do not....You will see why many of us in the Congress understand how Dr. Frankenstein must have felt when his creation ran amok.
Family is not about blood. It's about who is willing to hold your hand when you need it the most.
The truth is that this culture of political correctness has tied the hands of law enforcement around the USA.
Some people like the Jews, and some do not.
But no thoughtful man can deny the fact that they are, beyond any question, the most formidable and the most remarkable race which has appeared in the world.
Hollywood is tied hand and foot to the demands for artificiality of the masses all over the world.
A book is a dream that you hold in your hand.
One of the methods used by statists to destroy capitalism consists in establishing controls that tie a given industry hand and foot, making it unable to solve its problems, then declaring that freedom has failed and stronger controls are necessary.
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.
Energy is the basis of everything. Every Jew, no matter how insignificant, is engaged in some decisive and immediate pursuit of a goal... It is the most perpetual people of the earth.
Hold a true friend with both your hands.
He's (George Steinbrenner) the one who gave me a chance to get to the World Series. This is where I wanted to be all along. We had a couple of nice offers from other teams, but I tied my agents' hands. I told them I wanted to be a Yankee.
Conducting" is when you draw "designs" in the nowhere-with a stick, or with your hands-which are interpreted as "instructional messages" by guys wearing bow ties who wish they were fishing.
Bluebell, you couldn’t take me if I was blindfolded and had both hands tied behind my back.” “Bluebell?” Illium narrowed his eyes. “That’s it, Barbarian.
If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or objects.
Casting aspersions on those we love always does something to loosen our ties.
We shouldn't maltreat our idols: the gilt comes off on our hands.
In fact you've got your hands tied behind your back when somebody chooses to take a low road in to you, there is nothing you can do about it, and so you just live with it and move on.
People can't be just tied together. They have to connect. Otherwise, they'll find themselves bound hand and foot.
It is in your hands to create a better world for all who live in it.
My dad and I, we used to play baseball.
I was the catcher. Which I liked. Until one day, I saw this game on TV, and I said, Hang on, how come their catcher doesn't have his hands tied to his ankles?
I had a dove and the sweet dove died;
And I have thought it died of grieving: O, what could it grieve for? Its feet were tied, With a silken thread of my own hands' weaving.
'The Color Purple' is the kind of character piece that a director like Sidney Lumet could do brilliantly with one hand tied behind his back.
We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand ~Randy Pausch
On one of my birthdays I did 1,000 chin-ups and 1,000 push-ups.
For my 70th birthday I towed 70 boats with 70 people in it, my feet and hands tied-my hands were in handcuffs, my feet were tied together-and I towed these boats a mile-and-a-half in Long Beach Harbor. For my 93rd birthday I'm going to tow my wife across the bathtub.
An adventure differs from a mere feat in that it is tied to the externally unattainable. Only one end of the rope is in the hand, the other is not visible, and neither prayers, nor daring, nor reason can shake it free.
Today, no one would dispute that information technology has become the backbone of commerce. It underpins the operations of individual companies, ties together far-flung supply chains, and, increasingly, links businesses to the customers they serve. Hardly a dollar or a euro changes hands anymore without the aid of computer systems.
I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back.
Art is the need to create; but in its essence, immense and universal, it is impatient of working with lame or tied hands, and of making cripples and monsters, such as all pictures and statues are. Nothing less than the creation of man and nature is its end.
It's essential not to have an ideology, not to be a member of a political party.
While the writer can have certain political views, he has to be careful not to have his hands tied.
The Jew - is the symbol of eternity. ... He is the one who for so long had guarded the prophetic message and transmitted it to all mankind. A people such as this can never disappear.
Never put your happiness is someone else's hands.
You pray for good health and a body that will be strong in old age.
Good-but your rich foods block the gods' answer and tie Jupiter's hands.
My name is Herondale," the boy said cheerfully.
"William Herondale, but everyone calls me Will. Is this really your room? Not very nice, is it?" He wandered toward the window, pausing to examine the stacks of books on her bedside table, and then the bed itself. He waved a hand at the ropes. "Do you often sleep tied to the bed?
We've seen a lot of dirty politics in Ireland.
We know from the French, their wonderfully neurotic presidents, that our hands are sort of tied. The Italians - I don't know where it stops. No nation can claim "We are an uncorrupt nation, therefore we will tell you what the morals of democracy are." Because it's going on everywhere.
You can't reach for anything new if your hands are still full of yesterday's junk.
It's no wonder that America's engagement in the region has strong, sustained, bipartisan support. So I'll be handing my successor a strong foundation - including closer ties with Singapore - on which to continue building, and I'm optimistic that will happen.
Your hands are tied in action, but your hands are not tied in imagination and everything springs forth from the imagination. Everything.
A self is not something static, tied up in a pretty parcel and handed to the child, finished and complete. A self is always becoming.
The Pope is an idol whose hands are tied and whose feet are kissed.
You could tie my hands to my sides, I suppose, but I have to write.
For my own mental health, I need to write.