To a brave man, good and bad luck are like his left and right hand. He uses both.— St. Catherine of Siena
Grateful Left Handed quotations
If I cut you off chances are you handed me the scissors.
Happy is the man that findeth wisdom, and the man that getteth understanding.
For the merchandise of it is better than the merchandise of silver, and the gain thereof than fine gold. She is more precious than rubies, and all the things that can be compared unto her.
Fred Davis, the doyen of snooker, now 67 years of age and too old to get his leg over, prefers to use his left hand.
If you focus on what you left behind, you will never be able to see what lies ahead.
Every atom in your body came from a star that exploded.
And the atoms in your left hand probably came from a different star than your right hand. It really is the most poetic thing I know about physics: you are all stardust.
You remember how you were taught to write.
Your mother put a pencil in your hand, took your hand in hers, and began to move it. Since you did not know at all what she meant to do, you left your hand completely free in hers. This is like the power of God in our lives.
Trying to rebuild Afghanistan on the cheap has left the country in the hands of warlords and an impotent Northern Alliance puppet regime that runs Kabul and nothing else.
Family is not about blood. It's about who is willing to hold your hand when you need it the most.
The heart chakra is located in the center of your chest.
Hold your right or left hand out. Now say "Me" and, as you do so, touch your chest. You will automatically touch your heart chakra.
So,” I said at last, staring at my hands.
“How’s, uh, your car?” “I left it out on the street. Figured it’ll be fine there while I’m gone.
I can dribble with my right hand and I can dribble with my left hand. I'm amphibious.
A book is a dream that you hold in your hand.
The light is the left hand of darkness.
Oil is much too important a commodity to be left in the hands of the Arabs.
My dad taught me to switch-hit. He and my grandfather, who was left-handed, pitched to me every day after school in the back yard. I batted lefty against my dad and righty against my granddad.
Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone.
Harmony with land is like harmony with a friend;
you cannot cherish his right hand and chop off his left. That is to say, you cannot love game and hate predators; you cannot conserve the waters and waste the ranges; you cannot build the forest and mine the farm. The land is one organism.
I love the percussion. It's a right brain, left brain thing. There are different beats, but cooperating together. It's your whole body doing it, you're doing the snare drum and the high top with your hands and the bass drum with your foot. You're this whole motion machine.
I raised my right hand and placed my left on the Quran, which was being held by my wife and mom. Suddenly, I was blinded by a cascade of camera flashes.
Hold a true friend with both your hands.
Accustom yourself to master and overcome things of difficulty;
for if you observe, the left hand for want of practice is insignificant, and not adapted to general business; yet it holds the bridle better than the right, from constant use.
I lost quite a bit of skin on the left side of my body and sustained some deep cuts in my hand and around my knee, but the doctors were able to stitch it all back together. Luckily I didn't hurt my shoulder but I'm now at the point where the only thing on my body which isn't hurting is my bad shoulder.
If civilization had been left in female hands we would still be living in grass huts.
It is in your hands to create a better world for all who live in it.
Show me your hands. Do they have scars from giving? Show me your feet. Are they wounded in service? Show me your heart. Have you left a place for divine love?
I always pet a dog with my left hand because if he bit me I'd still have my right hand to paint with.
I'm left handed and I'm playing a right handed kit.
.. That's why everyone thought, 'Wow, he's a genius,' but all I was doing was trying to play backwards... It's one of those mad accidents, you can't learn it.
We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand ~Randy Pausch
Germany is an anatomical oddity: it writes with its left hand and acts with its right.
Did the Almighty, holding in his right hand truth, and in his left hand search after truth, deign to proffer me the one I might prefer, in all humility, but without hesitation, I should request search after truth.
I was at Mount Tamalpais near San Francisco hiking when a boulder came hurling down the mountainside and smashed my left hand. When I looked at my mangled bloody fingers, I had a strange reaction. 'Thank God I will never have to play again,' I said. The fact is that dedication to one's art does involve a sort of enslavement.
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.
My left hand is my thinking hand. The right is only a motor hand. This holds the hammer. The left hand, the thinking hand, must be relaxed, sensitive. The rhythms of thought pass through the fingers and grip of this hand into the stone.
Satanism is not a white light religion;
it is a religion of the flesh, the mundane, the carnal - all of which are ruled by Satan, the personification of the Left Hand Path.
Skies are crying, I am watching, Catching teardrops in my hands.
Only silence, as it's ending, Like we never had a chance. Do you have to make me feel Like there's nothing left of me?
You can't reach for anything new if your hands are still full of yesterday's junk.
I have on the one hand a hatred and on the other a yearning for Vienna.
I left when I was nine years old because I was Jewish. And even before 1938, the anti-Semitism in Austria was probably deeper than it was in Germany or in other European countries.
You got 3 things going against you: you're good, you're left-handed, and you're black
Painting and sculpture are very archaic forms.
It's the only thing left in our industrial society where an individual alone can make something with not just his own hands, but brains, imagination, heart maybe.
When I stand before god at the end of my life I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left and could say, I used everything you gave me.
All you who sleep tonight Far from the ones you love, No hand to left or right, An emptiness above-- Know that you aren't alone. The whole world shares your tears, Some for two nights or one, And some for all your years.
Light is the left hand of darkness and darkness the right hand of light.
Two are one, life and death, lying together like lovers in kemmer, like hands joined together, like the end and the way.
It depends on the situation. I mean, on one hand there's the argument that people should be left alone on the other hand, there's the argument to wade in a stop slaughters in places like Bosnia and Kosovo and what we probably should have done in Rwanda.
Mutt enjoyed traveling by car, but he was an unquiet passenger.
He suffered from the delusion, common to dogs and small boys, that when he was looking out the right-hand side, he was probably missing something far more interesting on the left-hand side.
The problem is once you've written the opening paragraph and worked out how the rest of the story will go in your head, there's nothing in it for you. I write in longhand using disposable fountain pens on the right-hand side of the notebook for the first draft, then I rewrite some of the sentences and paragraphs on the left-hand side.