Quotes of Clutch

“ Know the true value of time; snatch, seize, and enjoy every moment of it. No idleness; no laziness; no procrastination; never put off till tomorrow what you can do today. ”

- Lord Chesterfield

“ Seize the day, and put the least possible trust in tomorrow. ”

- Horace

“ Only learn to seize good fortune, for good fortune is always here. ”

- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“ What the imagination seizes as beauty must be the truth. ”

- John Keats

“ Dead battles, like dead generals, hold the military mind in their dead grip. ”

- Barbara Tuchman

“ If you grab enough Texas land, somethin' good is bound to happen. ”

- James Albert Michener

“ Once I thought ideas were exceptions not the rule. That is not so. Ideas are so plentiful that they ride by on air. You've only to reach out and snatch one… ”

- Rod McKeun

“ The mind has exactly the same power as the hands: not merely to grasp the world, but to change it. ”

- Colin Wilson

“ My dear it was a momentto clutch at for a momentso that you may beleve in itand believing is the act of love, I think,even in the telling wherever it went. ”

- Anne Sexton

“ Grab your oars and clutch your souls! ”

- Herman Melville

“ He's made as many clutch shots as anybody who has ever played this game. ”

- Larry Bird

“ There's nothing but what's bearable as long as a man can work.... The square o' four is sixteen, and you must lengthen your lever in proportion to your weight, is as true when a man's miserable as when he's happy; and the best o' working is, it gives you a grip hold o' things outside your own lot. ”

- George Eliot

“ This American system of ours. call it Americanism, call it capitalism, call it what you like, gives to each and every one of us a great opportunity if we only seize it with both hands and make the most of it. ”

- Al Capone

“ Woman — for example, look at her case! She turns tantalizing inviting glances on you. You seize her. No sooner does she feel herself in your grasp than she closes her eyes. It is a sign of her mission, the sign by which she says to man: ''Blind yourself, for I am blind… ”

- Luigi Pirandello

“ They have to do it for themselves,... There isn't an Iraqi that comes into this country and visits with me that doesn't say that. They know that. They know that they're the ones that are going to have to grab that country, and it's time. ”

- Donald Rumsfeld

“ Are there memories left that are safe from the clutches of phony anniversaries? ”

- W. J. Wetherby

“ In the fell clutch of circumstance, I have not winced nor cried aloud: Under the bludgeoning of chance my head is bloody, but unbowed. ”

- William Ernest Henley

“ Love is like quicksilver in the hand. Leave the fingers open and it stays. Clutch is, and it darts away. ”

- Dorothy Parker

“ So often we have a kind of vague, wistful longing that the promises of Jesus should be true. The only way really to enter into them is to believe them with the clutching intensity of a drowning man. ”

- William Barclay

“ The fear of burglars is not only the fear of being robbed, but also the fear of a sudden and unexpected clutch out of the darkness. ”

- Elias Canetti

“ Worry is like racing the engine of an automobile without letting in the clutch. ”

- Corrie ten Boom

“ Guido clung to this thought like a drowning man clutching at a straw. He was rich and famous now, he told himself, and wasn't that what he'd always dreamed of? ”

- Michael Ende

“ On a good day, I view the job of president as directing an orchestra. On the dark days, it is more like that of a clutch-engaging the engine to effect forward motion, while taking greater friction. ”

- A. Bartlett Giamatti

“ Is advertising a profession, like law or medicine? How many new parents clutch their baby to their breast and declare, 'I want this child to grow up to be a media planner'? ”

- Jef I. Richards

“ Next to knowing when to seize an opportunity, the most important thing in life is to know when to forego an advantage. ”

- Benjamin Disraeli

“ By medicine life may be prolonged. Yet, death will seize the doctor too. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ Whenever science makes a discovery, the devil grabs it while the angels are debating the best way to use it. ”

- Alan Valentine

“ Medicine sometimes snatches away health, sometimes gives it. ”

- Ovid

“ If you must break the law, do it to seize power: in all other cases observe it. ”

- Julius Caesar

“ The most successful businessman is the man who holds onto the old just as long as it is good, and grabs the new just as soon as it is better. ”

- Robert P. Vanderpoel
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