We’ve collected the best Gestures Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Rebecca West, Joshua Bell, Kaia Gerber, Ben Okri, Jane Hirshfield. Use them as an inspiration.
International relationships are preordained to be clumsy gestures based on imperfect knowledge.
My mom and I have the exact same mannerisms – the way we talk and the gestures that we made.
All the gestures of children are graceful; the reign of distortion and unnatural attitudes commences with the introduction of the dancing master.
Often, organizations need bold, grand gestures to galvanize people towards a new mission or refocus their attention.
All of my fights are planned. I study my opponents from A to Z. How he walks, how he looks, how he speaks, gestures of the human body, which is a certain language that provides you lots of information if you have the ability to read it. You just need to pay attention to it and gain experience over the years.
One of the great things that playwright A.R. Gurney does in ‘Sylvia’ is he gives language to the emotional gestures and energy that our dogs give to us when they’re communicating.
Businesses have to make gestures that go beyond words. Persuasion no longer works.
There are endless consumer applications, but what excites me is how this can help people. A man who cannot speak communicates with sign language, but the average person doesn’t know that language. SixthSense, if equipped with speakers, can recognize the gestures and form the words – it will speak for him.
We can’t equate spending on veterans with spending on defense. Our strength is not just in the size of our defense budget, but in the size of our hearts, in the size of our gratitude for their sacrifice. And that’s not just measured in words or gestures.
I have kids, so I can understand the image that footballers have. They are fans of some players; I see in their eyes. They admire and try to imitate their gestures, their words, their celebrations. They love Ronaldo and Messi. Since Euro 2016, though, they have no right to pronounce the name of Ronaldo!
Comedy is more an art of body language and gestures – it is more a performance of an artist than the lines given to him/her.
I don’t believe in materialistic gifts and grand gestures.
I do think grand gestures are a hit and miss, especially for girls.
I believe what matters are facts and behaviours in our daily life rather than formal gestures.
For me, the challenge of a period film is that, unlike a contemporary film where the character can be very free-form when it comes to the acting, there’s a burden to acting in a period film because you have to stay within the character’s historical background and the gestures of certain periods.
And I think you understand a little bit more why she falls for him. In a way, watching the French do anything is a little more fun because their gestures are different. And in that way, they make everything interesting.
A chimpanzee who is really gearing up for a fight doesn’t waste time with gestures but just goes ahead and attacks.
The ministers of Christ should possess refinement. All uncouth manners, attitudes and gestures should be discarded, and they should encourage in themselves humble dignity of bearing.
Believe it or not, friendships are difficult to write in fiction. They can easily come across as forced, particularly if they involve too much explication and too many overt gestures of affection.
We are in the society of the teacher-judge, the doctor-judge, the educator-judge, the ‘social-worker’-judge; it is on them that the universal reign of the normative is based; and each individual, wherever he may find himself, subjects to it his body, his gestures, his behavior, his aptitudes, his achievements.
People think about history as all grand gestures or significant moments, but the most valuable lesson we can learn is the enduring legacy of the small, meaningful things in life.
When men attempt bold gestures, generally it’s considered romantic. When women do it, it’s often considered desperate or psycho.
I only tend to think of the week ahead, to keep my eye on the ball and question whether a full stop is in the right place. It’s easy to get distracted by the wrong things. If you start thinking of grand gestures, it’s going to be a lot of hot air. You have to be logical. The theatre is a very logical place.
Underlings look up to the boss for behavioral cues, subtle signs, hints and gestures.
When I was young, I liked to be acknowledged in class by little gestures such as a small red star for doing something good. Now that I’m older, I still want to be acknowledged for good work.
When you talk about objects, one other thing automatically comes attached to that thing, and that is gestures: how we manipulate these objects, how we use these objects in everyday life. We use gestures not only to interact with these objects, but we also use them to interact with each other.
If the sensitive washout has no taste for extreme gestures, total self-destruction, then his hope for singularity rests in his voice. Tone is everything.
I like to read people’s gestures and implement them into my acting.
The late Seventies was the death of the manufacturing age in the United States. It was also a time when the Pictures Generation artists were getting started. They co-opted the language of advertising. The factory disappeared, and weirdly, so did the art object – it was the age of making gestures, not objects.
At the end of the day, I think that a lot of people saw how hard I worked. And I’ve gained a lot of respect from a lot of the fans, when they come out and see me, even people not from the United States, when they come out there and cheer me and give me heart gestures and cheer for U.S.A.
I don’t need to make political gestures or take steps to get re-elected.
Bond, especially Connery’s Bond, was an existential hired gun with an aristocrat‘s tastes – just right for a time when class was a matter of brand names and insouciant gestures.
Small gestures can have a big impact.