„Then all this became history.
Your hand found mine.
Life rushed to my fingers like a blood clot.
Oh, my carpenter,
the fingers are rebuilt.
They dance with yours.“

Letzte Aktualisierung 3. Juni 2021. Geschichte
Anne Sexton Foto
Anne Sexton
US-amerikanische Lyrikerin und Pulitzer-Preisträgerin 1928 - 1974

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Noel Gallagher Foto
Sylvia Day Foto
George Carlin Foto

„You can prick your finger… Just don't finger your prick.“

—  George Carlin American stand-up comedian 1937 - 2008

Class Clown (1972)
Kontext: And the other two-way word is "prick". It's okay if it happens to your finger; yes, you can prick your finger, but don't finger your prick!

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Victor Hugo Foto

„The present government is a hand stained with blood, which dips a finger in the holy water.“

—  Victor Hugo French poet, novelist, and dramatist 1802 - 1885

Book II, X
Napoleon the Little (1852)

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Vangelis Foto

„The number of interviews I've ever given could be counted on the fingers of my hands.“

—  Vangelis Greek composer of electronic, progressive, ambient, jazz, pop rock, and orchestral music 1943

2005

Corrie ten Boom Foto
Daniel Abraham Foto

„Realizing you’ve got shit on your fingers is the first step toward washing your hands.“

—  Daniel Abraham speculative fiction writer from the United States 1969

Quelle: Nemesis Games (2015), Chapter 20 (p. 209)

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Foto

„The ring was all blood-stained… so I put the ring on Jack's finger… and then I kissed his hand…“

—  Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis public figure, First Lady to 35th U.S. President John F. Kennedy 1929 - 1994

The "Camelot" interview (29 November 1963)

Ricardo Sanchez Foto

„Praise be to the Lord, my rock, who trains my fingers for battle and my hands for war.“

—  Ricardo Sanchez United States Army Lieutenant General 1953

Reporters and editors luncheon address (2007)

Barry Lyga Foto
Joanne K. Rowling Foto

„And so rock bottom became the solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life.“

—  Joanne K. Rowling British novelist, author of the Harry Potter series 1965

Harvard address (2008)

Sylvia Day Foto
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„Three times I rushed toward her, desperate to hold her,
three times she fluttered through my fingers, sifting away
like a shadow, dissolving like a dream.“

—  Homér, The Odyssey (Cowper)

XI. 206–208 (tr. Robert Fagles); Odysseus attempting to embrace his mother's spirit in the Underworld.
Compare Virgil, Aeneid, II. 792–793 (tr. C. Pitt):
: Thrice round her neck my eager arms I threw;
Thrice from my empty arms the phantom flew.
Odyssey (c. 725 BC)
Original: (el) Τρὶς μὲν ἐφωρμήθην, ἑλέειν τέ με θυμὸς ἀνώγει,
τρὶς δέ μοι ἐκ χειρῶν σκιῇ εἴκελον ἢ καὶ ὀνείρῳ
ἔπτατ'.

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