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  • Always take hold of things by the smooth handle. -- Thomas Jefferson
  • We take hold of Christ as his words take hold us. -- Kevin DeYoung
  • Children are the hands by which we take hold of heaven. -- Henry Ward Beecher
  • Slavery takes hold of few, but many take hold of slavery. -- Lucius Annaeus Seneca
  • Slavery takes hold of few, but many take hold of slavery. -- Lucius Annaeus Seneca
  • For peace to take hold, one person must first stop fighting. -- Ann Aguirre
  • Let go of this world and take hold of God with both hands. -- Adrian Rogers
  • Seize the day, take hold of it, and make it whatever you want. -- Jessica Sorensen
  • It is very hard for evil to take hold of the unconsenting soul. -- Ursula K. Le Guin
  • Take hold of the future or the future will take hold of you - be futurewise. -- Patrick Dixon
  • I'm really happy to see Filipino cuisine starting to really take hold outside of the Pinoy community. -- Anthony Bourdain
  • my love isn't a weapon, it's a lifeline, reach out and take hold, and don't let go! -- Francine Rivers
  • We were somewhere around Barstow, on the edge of the desert, when the drugs began to take hold. -- Hunter S. Thompson
  • Learning to take hold of one's life is very difficult in a culture that values property over life. -- Haki R. Madhubuti
  • If you let fear take hold, if you let it own you, your life ceases to be your own. -- Blake Crouch
  • Let go of the old, take hold of the new and believe that 2013 will be your best year yet! -- Joel Osteen
  • The consequences of our actions take hold of us, quite indifferent to our claim that meanwhile we have 'improved. -- Friedrich Nietzsche
  • Do not take hold of a past that no longer serves you, but embrace the stillness that is right now. -- Michelle Cruz
  • I believe that reforms will not really take hold if they do not gradually come into the culture of the people. -- Mario Monti
  • Ladies, a second piece of advice--do not marry; marriage is a graft; it may take hold or not. Shun the risk. -- Victor Hugo
  • Every tomorrow has two handles. We can take hold of it with the handle of anxiety or the handle of faith. -- Henry Ward Beecher
  • Oh you weak, beautiful people who give up with such grace. What you need is someone to take hold of you -- Tennessee Williams
  • A despot doesn't fear eloquent writers preaching freedom- he fears a drunken poet who may crack a joke that will take hold. -- E. B. White
  • Let the will embrace the highest ideals freely and with infinite strength, but let action first take hold of what lies closest. -- Franz Grillparzer
  • If I had my personal view, perhaps that might take hold. In fact, I don't want to see another dog or cat born. -- Wayne Pacelle
  • The black­est des­pair that can take hold of any soci­ety is the fear that liv­ing hon­estly is futile. -- Corrado Alvaro
  • Life is unjust and this is what makes it so beautiful. Every day is a gift. Be brave and take hold of it. -- Garrison Keillor
  • It's exciting to kind of move forward and take hold of the opportunity that "Twilight's" afforded us, but it's also kind of sad. -- Ashley Greene
  • Dedication involves making the space to let young ideas take hold every tree was once a seed and every company was once an idea -- Zephyr Bloch-Jorgensen
  • The more quickly we loosen our grip on the things of the world the more firmly we can take hold of the things of eternity. -- Neal A. Maxwell
  • Trust in God. Do your duty. Remember your prayers. Get faith in the Lord, and take hold and build up Zion. All will be right. -- Wilford Woodruff
  • Daphne felt something wild and wicked take hold. "Let's walk in the garden," she said softly. "We can't." "We must." "We can't. -- Julia Quinn
  • Always take hold of things by the smooth handle grateful that they are not worse rather than the rough handle, bitter that they are not better. -- Thomas Jefferson
  • To say 'well done'to any bit of good work is to take hold of the powers which have made the effort and strengthen them beyond our knowledge. -- Phillips Brooks
  • Every tomorrow has two handles. You can take hold of the handle of anxiety or the handle of enthusiasm. Upon your choice so will be the day. -- Brian Tracy
  • We never can create a public sentiment strong enough to suppress the dram-shops until God's people take hold of the temperance reform as a part of their religion. -- Theodore L. Cuyler
  • India is a place where all stories are possible. You forget that the imagination can take hold of anything and contemplate it and love it and describe it. -- Yann Martel
  • To say, 'well done' to any bit of good work is to take hold of the powers which have made the effort and strengthen them beyond our knowledge. -- Phillips Brooks
  • When illness enters a home, not only does it take hold of a body. It also weaves a dark web between hearts, a web where hope is trapped. -- Muriel Barbery
  • Happiness is something you lay siege to, it is a battle like a game of go. I will take hold of all the pain and snuff it out. -- Shan Sa
  • Self-pity gets you nowhere. But insight to see that something can be done with the second-bests and adventurous daring to try might be a handle to take hold of. -- Harry Emerson Fosdick
  • You can't be too careful what you tell a child because you never know what he'll take hold of and spend the rest of his life remembering you by. -- Frederick Buechner
  • If I want more, I need to go and get it, demand it, take hold of it with all my might, and do the best I can with it. -- Melina Marchetta
  • To me, a witch is a woman that is capable of letting her intuition take hold of her actions, that communes with her environment, that isn't afraid of facing challenges. -- Paulo Coelho
  • The four catagories of existance, non-existance, both existance and non-existance, and neither existance nor non-existance, are spiderwebs among spiderwebs which can never take hold of the enormous bird of reality -- Gautama Buddha
  • Oh, you weak, beautiful people who give up with such grace. What you need is someone to take hold of you - gently, with love, and hand your life back to you. -- Tennessee Williams
  • Disruption is a critical element of the evolution of technology - from the positive and negative aspects of disruption a typical pattern emerges, as new technologies come to market and subsequently take hold. -- Steven Sinofsky
  • So easy are men to be drawn to believe any thing, from such men as have gotten credit with them; and can with gentleness and dexterity take hold of their fear and ignorance. -- Thomas Hobbes
  • Let pessimism once take hold of the mind, and life is all topsy-turvy, all vanity and vexation of spirit. There is no cure for individual or social disorder, except in forgetfulness and annihilation. -- Helen Keller
  • My intention is not to repudiate an African American identity but perhaps to resist how labels take hold, or to make it as slow a process as possible. That's more my sense of it. -- Mark McMorris
  • Breath is the bridge which connects life to consciousness, which unites your body to your thoughts. Whenever your mind becomes scattered, use your breath as the means to take hold of your mind again. -- Thich Nhat Hanh
  • Breath is the bridge which connects life to consciousness, which unites your body to your thoughts. Whenever your mind becomes scattered, use your breath as the means to take hold of your mind again. -- Thich Nhat Hanh
  • The Spirit must therefore first take hold of us before we can live in Christ, and when he doth so, then we are enabled to exert that vital act of faith, whereby we receive Christ. -- John Flavel
  • Whoever has seen the masked at a ball dance amicably together, and take hold of hands without knowing each other, leaving the next moment to meet no more, can form an idea of the world. -- Luc de Clapiers
  • An educational foundation is only part of the equation. In order for creativity to flourish and imagination to take hold, we also need to expose our children to the arts from a very young age. -- Michelle Obama
  • For wellbeing to take hold, it's got to be something that individual team members are getting excited about in their own lives. It can't be something that a company is forcing top-down through hierarchical structures. -- Tom Rath
  • These sites have torn down the geographical divide that once prevented long distance social relationships from forming, allowing instant communication and connections to take place and a virtual second life to take hold for its users. -- Mike Fitzpatrick
  • It's like learning to fall properly. If you can manage not to tighten up you won't hurt yourself as much. The same theory applies to your day, physically and emotionally. The tensions simply can't take hold. -- Diane von Furstenberg
  • The first group started along the strait and narrow path, but they did not take hold of the iron rod that would keep them on the path, and they got lost in the mists of darkness -- Mary N. Cook
  • Those who are fired with an enthusiastic idea and who allow it to take hold and dominate their thoughts find that new worlds open for them. As long as enthusiasm holds out, so will new opportunities. -- Norman Vincent Peale
  • I actually think the one who is underestimated in terms of impact he's had on society is Bill Gates. The reason is that with the innovation of software, he really allowed the computer revolution to take hold. -- Fabrice Grinda
  • I don't know if we ever have enough distance to "see" our own trajectory. We're in the muddled middle of it. Who knows what will last, what poems will take hold of the imaginations of the future. -- Dorianne Laux
  • Every tomorrow has two handles we can take hold of it with the handle of anxiety or the handle of faith If you can quit, quit. If you can't quit, stop complaining - this is what you chose. -- J. A. Konrath
  • Armed with the knowledge of our past, we can with confidence charter a course for our future. Culture is an indispensable weapon in the freedom struggle. We must take hold of it and forge the future with the past. -- Malcolm X
  • Confound not faith and feeling together. They are distinct. Faith is ours to exercise. Believe, believe. Let your faith take hold of the blessing, and it is yours by faith. Your feelings have nothing to do with this faith. -- Ellen G. White
  • The questions most furiously discussed are those which have in them a basis of truth, and yet a large admixture of errors. We inconsiderately take hold of, and mistakingly support or oppose them, as either wholly true or wholly false. -- Christian Nestell Bovee
  • I do not intend to be one of those who bemoan little results, while resting in the faithfulness of God. My cue is to take hold of the faithfulness of God and USE THE MEANS necessary to secure big results. -- James O. Fraser
  • Children are the hands by which we take hold of heaven. By these tendrils we clasp it and climb thitherward. And why do we think that we are separated from them? We never half knew them, nor in this world could. -- Henry Ward Beecher
  • Sometimes, I get afraid it has defined me, that sense of grief, loss and illness. But actually, it is about allowing myself to take hold and say: 'This is part of who I am, but not only who I am.' -- Sam Taylor-Wood
  • Men give up one thing to take up another, but in spite of numerous changes they do not find peace. They are no better than monkeys who let go one bough to take hold of another, only to let it go again. -- Gautama Buddha
  • When you find your definitions in God, you find the very purpose for which you were created. Put your hand into God's hand, know His absolutes, demonstrate His love, present His truth, and the message of redemption and transformation will take hold. -- Ravi Zacharias
  • You'll have to learn to control your emotions. They're new, like achild's now, bursting with passion. Never let them fade, or part of you will die. But they cal also destroy you. Hold them dear, but don't let them take hold of you. -- Ted Dekker
  • That was where my dream began to take hold, of not havin' to pick cotton and potatoes, and not havin' to be uncomfortable, too hot or too cold. That in itself had driven me to try to find some better way of life. -- Buck Owens
  • The basic problem affecting the Pakistan today is human rights. Islamic fundamentalists have no roots among the common people and while they are pushing hard for religious fundamentalists to take hold, the common people still seek change through humanitarian and common human rights law. -- Abdul Sattar Edhi
  • You cannot have a boundary-less existence, because your neighbor has his own boundaries, and who is going to give you the ethics between the two boundaries? If there is no objective moral law, relativism will take hold, and relativism ultimately will lead to self-destruction. -- Ravi Zacharias
  • Dates are hard to remember because they consist of figures; figures are monotonously unstriking in appearance, and they don't take hold, they form no pictures, and so they give the eye no chance to help. Pictures are the thing. Pictures can make dates stick. -- Mark Twain
  • Everyone has a story, the air is full of stories. The creative process is mysterious, I don't know why it is that suddenly a theme will take hold of me and refuse to leave me in peace until I investigate it and write it. -- Isabel Allende
  • People are, you know, a little - they're still uncertain, and they're uncertain both because they don't know what might come next in terms of regulations, but they're also uncertain because of changes in a global economy that we're only beginning to take hold of. -- Hillary Clinton
  • The camera lens or the television camera is still just a proscenium arch. And as a great old character actor once said to me, wherever you're acting, you reach up and take hold of the proscenium arch, and you pull it down around your shoulders. -- Robert Preston
  • For a long time the objects that mathematicians dealt with were mostly ill-defined; one believed one knew them, but one represented them with the senses and imagination; but one had but a rough picture and not a precise idea on which reasoning could take hold. -- Henri Poincare
  • Race I've been studying since I knew there was a problem with race and that I was Black and something was wrong. Gender, is very new to me. All I can say is this is something that I'm going to take hold of and pray about it. -- Nate Parker
  • Every tomorrow has two handles. We can take hold of it with the handle of anxiety or the handle of faith. We should live for the future, and yet should find our life in the fidelities of the present; the last is only the method of the first. -- Henry Ward Beecher
  • Life is like crossing a river. If you take a huge step-aim for too bigger dreams-then the current will knock you off your feet and carry you away. The way to do it is small steps, you will take hold of life. You will get there in the end. -- Louis Sachar
  • You never know what the future holds or where my life will take me. -- Kim Kardashian
  • One had to take some action against fear when once it laid hold of one. -- Rainer Maria Rilke
  • The fact is that great musical pieces take and hold the stage because they provide great emotional experiences. -- Sarah Caldwell
  • It takes strength to make your way through grief, to grab hold of life and let it pull you forward. -- Patti Davis
  • I have to wear two sports bras when I do my cardio. It takes a lot to hold these puppies up! -- Fergie
  • A book is like a piece of rope; it takes on meaning only in connection with the things it holds together. -- Norman Cousins
  • Fay has spirituality too, but she also has that very real sex appeal that takes hold of the hearts of men. -- Erich von Stroheim
  • If we take science as our sole guide, if we accept and hold fast that alone which is verifiable, the old theology must go. -- John Burroughs
  • Don't hold your parents up to contempt. After all, you are their son, and it is just possible that you may take after them. -- Evelyn Waugh
  • You're gonna have to learn to get out there in front of those cameras and hold your head up. Take charge when you're singing. -- Patsy Cline
  • It was more fun trying to figure out I Want To Hold Your Hand than to take lessons. By this time I knew basic chords. -- Tommy Shaw
  • A little learning is a dangerous thing, but we must take that risk because a little is as much as our biggest heads can hold. -- George Bernard Shaw
  • It takes a lot more energy to fail than to succeed, since it takes a lot of concentrated energy to hold on to beliefs that don't work. -- Jerry Gillies
  • Fortunate indeed, is the man who takes exactly the right measure of himself, and holds a just balance between what he can acquire and what he can use. -- Peter Latham
  • I get this a lot: 'Oh, can you take a picture with my baby? Can you hold the baby?' I don't want to hold your baby! I'll hold my baby. I don't like holding someone else's baby. I'm serious! You never know what could happen. It's such an awkward position you're put in, and it's like, 'No, sorry.' -- Juan Pablo Montoya
  • Life is learning to take God's hand.....and hold on. -- Richelle E. Goodrich
  • Can't nobody take my pride. Can't nobody hold me down. -- Puff Daddy
  • It will take a nation of millions to hold me back. -- Tim Howard
  • Take hold of your life and order yourself to be valiant. -- Boyd K. Packer
  • I can't live and hold the camera, someone gotta take this -- Drake
  • Is it possible that love should of a sudden take such a hold? -- William Shakespeare
  • Take care that you hold not your priceless life so cheap as gold. -- Mikhail Naimy
  • Don't hold onto anything so tightly that Jesus can't take it from you. -- Corrie Ten Boom
  • There is no magic method of beginning... Take hold of your nerves, and jump. -- Arnold Bennett
  • When you need to hold onto something, you should. Whatever gets you through, take it. -- David Levithan
  • No one else can hold your hand or take this voyage of the soul for you. -- Jim Harrison
  • There was no destiny in life, nothing beyond what a man could take and hold for himself. -- Conn Iggulden
  • ... my today's self perpetually slips out of any hold of it that I may try to take. -- Gilbert Ryle
  • When you hold people up for ridicule, you have to take responsibility when other people act on it. -- Jay Asher
  • Will gives us the ability to take an idea hold that idea and zero right in on something -- Bob Proctor
  • The devil is busytrying to take from uswhat we get from God,and so God bids us hold fast. -- C. Nuzum
  • All you have to do is hold your goal before you and everything else will take care of itself. -- Earl Nightingale
  • Hold the door for an old man. Old ladies can take care of themselves; they've been doing it long enough. -- Perry Brass
  • Take ownership of every decision you make because you will be hold responsible for the film, whether good or bad. -- David Fincher
  • Nonviolence against humans cannot take firm hold in society as long as brutality and violence are practiced toward other animals. -- Robert Thurman
  • If I had to take hell, I would use the Australians to take it and the New Zealanders to hold it. -- Erwin Rommel
  • Curious how a place unvisited can take such hold on the mind so that the very name sets up a ringing. -- John Steinbeck
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