It is sometimes difficult to be inspired when trying to write a persuasive essay, book report or thoughtful research paper. Often of times, it is hard to find words that best describe your ideas.
ResearchOver now provides a database of over 150,000 quotations and proverbs from the famous inventors, philosophers, sportsmen, artists, celebrities, business people, and authors that are aimed to enrich and strengthen your essay, term paper, book report, thesis or research paper.
Try our free search of constantly updated quotations and proverbs database.
Letter "F" » First hand
«Remember, if you ever need a helping hand, it's at the end of your arm, as you get older, remember you have another hand: The first is to help yourself, the second is to help others.»
«Experiencing life through a book can help you learn without all the pain of going through the experiences first hand.»
«Everything you read in newspapers is absolutely true, except for that rare story of which you happen to have first-hand knowledge»
«It isn't the first-hand information that makes the best speech, but second-hand timing»
«A human being's first responsibility is to shake hands with himself.»
«Grow old along with me! The best is yet to be, the last of life, for which the first was made. Our times are in his hand who saith, 'A whole I planned, youth shows but half; Trust God: See all, nor be afraid!'»
«I dread no more the first white in my hair, / Or even age itself, the easy shoe, / The cane, the wrinkled hands, the special chair / Time, doing this to me, may alter too / My sorrow, into something I can bear.»
«First impressions are often the truest, as we find (not infrequently) to our cost, when we have been wheedled out of them by plausible professions or studied actions. A man's look is the work of years; it is stamped on his countenance by the events of his whole life, nay, more, by the hand of nature, and it is not to be got rid of easily.»
Author: William Hazlitt
, First hand
, First Impressions
, rid of
, the Hand
«Museums, museums, museums, object-lessons rigged out to illustrate the unsound theories of archaeologists, crazy attempts to co-ordinate and get into a fixed order that which has no fixed order and will not be co-coordinated! It is sickening! Why must all experience be systematized? A museum is not a first-hand contact: it is an illustrated lecture. And what one wants is the actual vital touch.»
Author: D.H. Lawrence
, First hand
, object lesson
«Of life's two chief prizes, beauty and truth, I found the first in a loving heart and the second in a laborer's hand.»