Quotes of handful

  1. When you reach for the stars you may not quite get one but you won't come up with a handful of mud either – Leo Burnett
  2. I don't feel a lack of hope It's just disappointment that after all these years we're still fighting meaningless wars for a handful of people – Geezer Butler
  3. Among the world elite there are a handful of athletes who are physically capable of winning it – Maurice Greene
  4. I knew de Kooning and I went to his studio so I knew about de Kooning's work But only a little handful knew about it you know Maybe there were ten people that knew about it – Lee Krasner
  5. A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments – Georg C. Lichtenberg
  6. When the government allocates monopoly rights to frequency and there are only a handful in each community it's picking the winners in the competition – Robert McChesney
  7. There are a handful of people whom money won't spoil and we all count ourselves among them – Mignon McLaughlin
  8. A handful of men inured to war proceed to certain victory while on the contrary numerous armies of raw and undisciplined troops are but multitudes of men dragged to the slaughter – Publius Flavius Vegetius Renatus
  9. Another example of the educational inequality is the current debate over publicly financed school vouchers which will provide educational opportunities to a privileged handful but deprive public schools of desperately needed resources – Bobby Scott
  10. I'm a dreamer I have to dream and reach for the stars and if I miss a star then I grab a handful of clouds – Mike Tyson
  11. You see that a handful of times every year where a person that hasn't been playing that well pops up and wins – Karrie Webb
  12. I realized pretty soon that I have to do more than just play bass in the background way So I developed a kind of playing which only a handful of musicians accepted – Eberhard Weber
  13. Lord Chamberlain's readers or controllers which were a handful of people working directly to him were a very assorted group of people and some of them tried very hard to be as liberal as they could – Timothy West
  14. I was a handful growing up – Olivia Wilde

Usage examples for handful

  1. There were only a handful of men in this whole House of Commons besides us who were in favour of any measure of Home Rule for Ireland ” – John Redmond's Last Years by Stephen Gwynn
  2. “ A handful of cash for my labour – Kai Lung's Golden Hours by Ernest Bramah Commentator: Hilaire Belloc
  3. He extended it adding I thought I'd run in and bring you a handful of cigars ” – The Short Cut by Jackson Gregory
  4. Jake you might pound this handful of stuff as fine as you can – For the Allinson Honor by Harold Bindloss
  5. As he listened he noticed a handful of people listening also under the barred window – A Book of Quaker Saints by Lucy Violet Hodgkin
  6. See how quick they'll change their minds he said as he threw down a handful of corn – A Day Of Fate by E. P. Roe
  7. But at length the storm passed over and over his spent members sand gathered by the handful in the folds of his clothes the end was as near as end could be – Stingaree by E. W. (Ernest William) Hornung
  8. And there's another out there and he pointed again with the handful of shakins ” – The Ghost Pirates by William Hope Hodgson
  9. “ Mayn't be any trains out of Hull during the night sir answered Gaffney taking a handful of sandwiches ” – The Rayner-Slade Amalgamation by J. S. Fletcher
  10. And now daughter of earth and as she spoke she stooped and pulled up a whole handful of violets dripping with summer rain and repeating the words Daughter of earth away – Stories of Childhood by Various
  11. He puts a handful of seed on the top end of the board and gently shakes it – The Cauliflower by A. A. Crozier
  12. With a heavy heart he led back his little handful of tired and wounded soldiers to the camp – Stories of the Saints by Candle-Light by Vera C. Barclay
  13. Our mode of travelling afforded us an opportunity of calling at Phalsbourg where we found a handful of Protestants about twenty six families mostly German settlers ” – Memoir and Diary of John Yeardley, Minister of the Gospel by John Yeardley
  14. Not a blessed handful – Girls of the Forest by L. T. Meade
  15. My instinct would have been to take a handful of men and dash to her rescue which of course would have been absurd – Tarrano the Conqueror by Raymond King Cummings
  16. The former approached the table and turned over the handful of letters – Vane of the Timberlands by Harold Bindloss
  17. What do you honestly think you can frighten a grown woman into believing that a handful of silly letters could possibly be worth all that – Slippy McGee, Sometimes Known as the Butterfly Man by Marie Conway Oemler
  18. On my departure they gave me a handful of money the most that I had ever possessed in my life together – Poems Chiefly From Manuscript by John Clare
  19. Again I felt the touch of stones and again seizing a handful I went back into the light – A Crime of the Under-seas by Guy Boothby
  20. “ Madame's troopers had crossed the frontier but they had returned again taking with them the handful of troopers belonging to the king – The Puppet Crown by Harold MacGrath

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