Quotes on Handing Over

I hate handing over money to people for doing what I could just as easily do myself, it makes me nervous. Sylvia Plath

Memoir is about handing over you life to someone and saying, This is what I went through, this is who I am, and maybe you can learn something from it. Jeannette Walls

There are many who are living far below their possibilities because they are continually handing over their individualities to others. Do you want to be a power in the world? Then be yourself. Ralph Waldo Trine

Help the Cubans to the utmost counseling his successor while handing over the reins. We cannot let Castro's government go on. Dwight D Eisenhower

But instead of standing up for reason, our government is handing education over to the world of faith. Polly Toynbee

Simply handing over your iPod to a friend, your blind date, or the total stranger sitting next to you on the plane opens you up like a book." (Steven Levy) Walter Isaacson

President Bush says now he is sticking to his plan for handing over power to the Iraqis on June 30. It's also part of his plan to hand over power to John Kerry on January 20. David Letterman

...the consciousness of being at war, and therefore in danger, makes the handing-over of all power to a small caste seem the natural, unavoidable condition of survival. George Orwell

In handing over the Government of India to these so-called political classes, we are handing over to men of straw, of whom, in a few years, no trace will remain. Winston Churchill

Well thank you, me old gobbler,' said Mr. Gum handing over some money that Billy William would later discover to be made out of lies and broken promises. Andy Stanton

Handing over a bank note is enough to make a bicycle belong to me, but my entire life is needed to realize this possession. Jean-Paul Sartre

As a rule, only the poor are generous. Rich people can always find excellent reasons for not handing over twenty thousand francs to a relative. Honore De Balzac

There is all the difference in the world between teaching children about religion and handing them over to be taught by the religious. Polly Toynbee

Adamant," Doren said proudly, handing over the shield. "We fished it out of the tar pit where we found the shirt of mail." "Probably all belonged to the same careless adventurer," Newel speculated. "Too much money, not enough talent. Brandon Mull

I had fun last night," I told Patch, flicking off my chin strap and handing over my helmet. "I'm officially on love with your sheets." "That the only thing you're in love with?" "Nope. Your mattress, too." Some smile crept into Patch's eyes. "My bed's an open invitation. Becca Fitzpatrick

Give parents the tiniest of confidences and they'll use them as crowbars to jimmy you open and rearrange your life with no perspective. Sometimes I'd just like to mace them. I want to tell them that I envy their upbringings that were so clean, so free of futurelessness. And I want to throttle them for blindly handing over the world to us like so much skid-marked underwear. Douglas Coupland

I like money. That is, it is my preferred means of completing pecuniary transactions. I'm not particularly keen on handing over wads of currency of the realm, but at least one knows where one is, whereas the chequebook is a snare and a delusion, containing misleading numbers of blank cheques when none of the money that the bank contains is rightfully one's own. ... I think banks owe their customers a lot by way of compensation for the aggravation they cause them. Alice Thomas Ellis

We have to uphold the EU's core values. These days, people are nervous and uncertain because of security threats. In this kind of atmosphere, fear and hatred are on the rise. We need to safeguard security, but we also have to be vigilant and avoid handing over all power to those who say they are here to ensure security. Vera Jourova

No attempt of any kind must be made at rescuing members of ships sunk, and this includes picking up persons in the water and putting them in lifeboats, righting capsized lifeboats, and handing over food and water. Rescue runs counter to the most primitive demands of warfare for the destruction of enemy ships and crews. Be hard, remember that the enemy has no regard for women and children when he bombs German cities. Karl Donitz

We owe our troops more than rhetoric; we owe them a real plan. The Administration has yet to put forward a strategy for achieving stability in Iraq, ending the conflict, and handing over sovereignty to the people of Iraq and the new Iraqi government. Dennis Cardoza

We Facebook users have been building a treasure lode of big data that government and corporate researchers have been mining to predict and influence what we buy and for whom we vote. We have been handing over to them vast quantities of information about ourselves and our friends, loved ones and acquaintances. Douglas Rushkoff

Some people work hard in this business and become really popular, really big stars but they never receive an award from within the business. Somehow, when your colleagues and friends believe in you to the point of handing you an award it means so much more. Sharon Stone

Credit or debit cards, for starters, are nothing short of shoppers' Novocain. Even in the age of digital purchases and virtual money, we still attach a special value to dirty paper with pictures of presidents on it. Handing some of that to a cashier simply hurts more than handing over a little sliver of plastic. Jeffrey Kluger

We must support initiatives that provide clear, concrete measures and milestones that our troops need for defeating the insurgency, building up Iraqi security forces, and handing over Iraq to the Iraqi people. Sherrod Brown

You better get as much work as you can now because, once you get over 40, it's over. Anna Silk

Bigger budget features are the juice. Delicious juice you want to spill all over yourself. Kyle Cassie

I had this weird, nomadic little tent with a rug over it, like a booth where I'd sing the vocals. Neneh Cherry

Everybody has a colon. Everyone over 50 needs to get their colon checked. Julie Gerberding

I suppose that the main drive is to find the edge of something and then throw myself over it. Alan Moore

Once we have surrendered our senses and nervous systems to the private manipulation of those who would try to benefit from taking a lease on our eyes and ears and nerves, we don't really have any rights left. Leasing our eyes and ears and nerves to commercial interests is like handing over the common speech to a private corporation, or like giving the earth's atmosphere to a company as a monopoly. Marshall Mcluhan

Marriage means handing over yourself, your body, your future, your keeping to the one whom you dearly love, although this person may, in many ways, remain a stranger. This tremendous act of faith is something that can unlock in each lover powers of compassion, generosity, joy, passion, fidelity and hope that no one guessed was even there. That is why the confidence of young lovers is not foolish or arrogant, but an expression of a basic fact in human experience that the greatest of human gifts are set to work only when people are prepared to risk everything and first you risk it before God. Ravi Zacharias

But in the time it takes to say now, now is already over. It's already then. Ruth Ozeki

When you get over 95, every day is your day. Bob Hope

Get in over your head as often and as joyfully as possible. Alexander Isley

Afterwards, when it's all over, you meet God. What do you say to God? Yann Martel

I probably do better not being in politics. They have too much control over you when you are in politics. Evander Holyfield

Generally you don't initiate the projects - they're designed and you're inserted. Your material is edited by somebody. You feel a lack of power over your work. James Franco

I really can't watch myself. I just get too in my head about it and start overthinking everything. Eden Sher

I'm now much more aware of my mental state. I have a lot more control over it and can choose how I feel. Flume

I met Quincy [Jones], he had heard my album, someone played the album and he flipped over it. Robert Davi

Hollywood is tripping over its own feet. Robert Englund

I have over 5000 costumes, and the furniture and memorabilia that goes with them. Debbie Reynolds

When something is over, it is over... Norman Lear

And we remember the end of our combat mission and the emergence of a new dawn - the precision of our efforts against al Qaeda in Iraq, the professionalism of the training of Iraqi security forces, and the steady drawdown of our forces. In handing over responsibility to the Iraqis, you preserved the gains of the last four years and made this day possible. Barack Obama

Watching your daughter being collected by her date feels like handing over a million dollar Stradivarius to a gorilla. Jim Bishop

Get a grip, get a life, and get over it. Justin Johnson

Everybody wo' like everything you write. Some people wo' like anything you write. Get over it. Susan Elizabeth Phillips

Get over it. Get on with your life. Sally Field

Are you flirting with me? Piolo Pascual

You get through it, you just never get over it Jodi Picoult

You can only get over your fears if you attack them head on, Mika Hakkinen

But you can't start over Only a boy can start over You and me Why, we're all that's been John Steinbeck

You never have to get over it you just have to get on with it. Pam Muņoz Ryan

I love doing voice-over. It's so fun. Emmanuelle Chriqui

People say things about me all the time and I get over it. I've had some appalling things told about me. Boy George

It's just a matter of willpower. The day you decide it's over, it's over. You never get over it. Junot Diaz

The good thing about directing yourself is that you get over yourself. John Slattery

I've always love how food preserves a memory. Piolo Pascual

If you insist, how can I resist? Toni Gonzaga

Home was always the place she went to when she had to start over. Lorna Landvik

Everything you do leaves traces, doesn't it. The life you've lived is written all over you, for those who can read. Jo Nesbo

Words, they climb all over you/'Til they uncover you From where you hide. Peter Gabriel

She comes from the school of getting it out of your system, whereas he comes from the school of stewing over it. Melina Marchetta

No, no-there are depths, depths! The more I go over it, the more I see in it, and the more I see in it, the more I fear. I do' know what I do' see-what I do' fear! Henry James

Your imaginings can have as much power over you as your reality, or even more. Charles Tart

The past isn't over. It isn't even past. William Faulkner

You never get over the fear of writing. Maya Angelou

He only who gave life has a power over it. Samuel Richardson

Never cry over anything that can't cry over you John Marsden

Life's pain. You just have to get over as much of it as you can. -Isabel Culpeper Maggie Stiefvater

This Game is not over, it is just beginning. Triple H

The power to destroy a thing is the absolute control over it. Frank Herbert

Past and future have no power over you. Just the present - and even that can be minimized. Marcus Aurelius

We must get over wanting to be needed. C S Lewis

Work with your mind; don't let your mind work over you. Sandeep Kumar

Everyone just needs to get over themselves. Jon Stewart

We never get over our fathers, and we"re not required to. (Irish Proverb) Martin Sheen

Always get over heavy ground as lightly as you can. Duke Of Wellington

Once you produce a product and it goes out into the world, whether that's to a newswire or an agency or whatever, you don't have control over it. Erin Siegal McIntyre

When you make a decision, you don't have to be locked into it. One of the ways that you grow is by starting over. Mo Willems

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