„You hit somebody with your fist and not with your fingers spread.“
Man schlägt jemanden mit der Faust und nicht mit gespreizten Fingern.
— George Carlin American stand-up comedian 1937 - 2008
Class Clown (1972), Context: 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!
„Snap your fingers and somebody runs / You don't care how they feel just as long as they come / Got your head in the stars now you've come this far / Just who do you think you are?“
— Kim Wilde English pop singer 1960
Love is (1992), Who do you think you are?
— Barack Obama 44th President of the United States of America 1961
„Seize every opportunity you have to learn. Keep your eyes and ears wide open and seize life — don't let the moments slip through your fingers like a fistful of sand. Be your own teacher. Let life write your textbook.“
— Richie Sambora musician, songwriter 1959
Doctorate Award Speech, Kean University (2004)
„The black fist is a meaningless symbol. When you open it, you have nothing but fingers — weak, empty fingers. The only time the black fist has significance is when there's money inside. There's where the power lies.“
— Jesse Owens American track and field athlete 1913 - 1980
Said to Tommie Smith and John Carlos, who had given the black power salute while receiving their Olympic medals
„And the plaster dented from your fist
in the hall where you had your first kiss
reminds you that the memories will fade.“
— Chris Carrabba American musician 1975
The Brilliant Dance
— Ariel Gore, Atlas of the Human Heart
„When you clench your fist, no one can put anything in your hand, nor can your hand pick up anything.“
— Alex Haley African American biographer, screenwriter, and novelist 1921 - 1992
Roots : The Saga of an American Family (1976), Ch. 51.
— Ray Bradbury, buch Fahrenheit 451
Fahrenheit 451 (1953)
„If you have pumped your fist at God, the good news is that you can come back into fellowship with him right this minute.“
— Bill Hybels American writer 1951
Too Busy Not to Pray (2008, InterVarsity Press)