Quotes about "touch"

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Definitions and meanings of word "touch"

• Noun: the event of something coming in contact with the body; examples: "he longed for the touch of her hand", "the cooling touch of the night air"

• Noun: the faculty by which external objects or forces are perceived through contact with the body (especially the hands); example: "only sight and touch enable us to locate objects in the space around us"

• Noun: a suggestion of some quality; examples: "there was a touch of sarcasm in his tone", "he detected a ghost of a smile on her face"

• Noun: a slight attack of illness; example: "he has a touch of rheumatism"

• Noun: a distinguishing style; example: "this room needs a woman's touch"

• Noun: the act of putting two things together with no space between them; example: "at his touch the room filled with lights"

• Noun: a slight but appreciable addition; example: "this dish could use a touch of garlic"

• Noun: a communicative interaction; examples: "the pilot made contact with the base", "he got in touch with his colleagues"

• Noun: the act of soliciting money (as a gift or loan); example: "he watched the beggar trying to make a touch"

• Noun: the sensation produced by pressure receptors in the skin; examples: "she likes the touch of silk on her skin", "the surface had a greasy feeling"

• Noun: deftness in handling matters; example: "he has a master's touch"

• Noun: the feel of mechanical action; example: "this piano has a wonderful touch"

• Verb: make physical contact with, come in contact with; examples: "Touch the stone for good luck", "She never touched her husband"

• Verb: perceive via the tactile sense; example: "Helen Keller felt the physical world by touching people and objects around her"

• Verb: affect emotionally; examples: "A stirring movie", "I was touched by your kind letter of sympathy"

• Verb: have to do with or be relevant to; examples: "There were lots of questions referring to her talk", "My remark pertained to your earlier comments"

• Verb: be in direct physical contact with; make contact; examples: "The two buildings touch", "Their hands touched", "The wire must not contact the metal cover", "The surfaces contact at this point"

• Verb: have an effect upon; example: "Will the new rules affect me?"

• Verb: deal with; usually used with a form of negation; examples: "I wouldn't touch her with a ten-foot pole", "The local Mafia won't touch gambling"

• Verb: cause to be in brief contact with; example: "He touched his toes to the horse's flanks"

• Verb: to extend as far as; examples: "The sunlight reached the wall", "Can he reach?" "The chair must not touch the wall"

• Verb: be equal to in quality or ability; examples: "Nothing can rival cotton for durability", "Your performance doesn't even touch that of your colleagues", "Her persistence and ambition only matches that of her parents"

• Verb: tamper with; example: "Don't touch my CDs!"

• Verb: make a more or less disguised reference to; example: "He alluded to the problem but did not mention it"

• Verb: comprehend; example: "He could not touch the meaning of the poem"

• Verb: consume; example: "She didn't touch her food all night"

• Verb: color lightly; examples: "her greying hair was tinged blond", "the leaves were tinged red in November"

Featured authors with quotes containing word "touch"

LL Cool J
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Born Sunday 14 January 1968
Jim Valvano
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Sunday 10 March 1946 - Wednesday 28 April 1993
Steve Ballmer
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Born Wednesday 28 March 1956
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Friday 26 August 1910 - Friday 5 September 1997
Steve Jobs
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American Businessman, Inventor
Thursday 24 February 1955 - Wednesday 5 October 2011
Oliver Wendell Holmes
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Tuesday 29 August 1809 - Monday 8 October 1894
Helen Keller
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Sunday 27 June 1880 - Saturday 1 June 1968
Ray Bradbury
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Sunday 22 August 1920 - Tuesday 5 June 2012
Kim Novak
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Born Monday 13 February 1933
Ben Kingsley
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Born Friday 31 December 1943
Walter Pater
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Nora Ephron
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Monday 19 May 1941 - Tuesday 26 June 2012

Cancer can take away all of my physical abilities. It cannot touch my mind, it cannot touch my heart, and it cannot touch my soul.

Jim Valvano

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Touch a scientist and you touch a child.

Jim Valvano

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With this sense of the splendour of our experience and of its awful brevity, gathering all we are into one desperate effort to see and touch, we shall hardly have time to make theories about the things we see and touch.

Jim Valvano

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There is no such thing as natural touch. Touch is something you create by hitting millions of golf balls.

Jim Valvano

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We use tools such as email, not just as a way to keep in daily touch with family members who live in other cities, but also as a way to keep in touch with staff and members of the public.

Jim Valvano

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Beware of men who cry. It's true that men who cry are sensitive to and in touch with feelings, but the only feelings they tend to be sensitive to and in touch with are their own.

Jim Valvano

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That helped me to keep in touch with myself and to keep in touch with this really quite extraordinary language and literature into which I had pushed a little way.

Jim Valvano

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I never dreamed I would have a job in which so many people could touch me and I could touch them.

Jim Valvano

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You know, you can touch a stick of dynamite, but if you touch a venomous snake it'll turn around and bite you and kill you so fast it's not even funny.

Jim Valvano

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When it's a love scene with someone you actually love, there's no feeling like, 'Can I touch him here? Can I touch him there?' You know what your boundaries are - or what they aren't, I suppose.

Jim Valvano

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Not being able to touch is sometimes as interesting as being able to touch.

Jim Valvano

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These technologies can make life easier, can let us touch people we might not otherwise. You may have a child with a birth defect and be able to get in touch with other parents and support groups, get medical information, the latest experimental drugs. These things can profoundly influence life. I'm not downplaying that.

Jim Valvano

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We can believe that we know where the world should go. But unless we're in touch with our customers, our model of the world can diverge from reality. There's no substitute for innovation, of course, but innovation is no substitute for being in touch, either.

Jim Valvano

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When I sing, I feel like when you're first in love. It's more than sex. It's that point two people can get to they call love, when you really touch someone for the first time, but it's gigantic, multiplied by the whole audience. I feel chills.

Jim Valvano

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Have a heart that never hardens, and a temper that never tires, and a touch that never hurts.

Jim Valvano

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As long as I tell the truth I feel that nobody can touch me.

Jim Valvano

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Love is like a beautiful flower which I may not touch, but whose fragrance makes the garden a place of delight just the same.

Jim Valvano

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An American monkey, after getting drunk on brandy, would never touch it again, and thus is much wiser than most men.

Jim Valvano

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And so you touch this limit, something happens and you suddenly can go a little bit further. With your mind power, your determination, your instinct, and the experience as well, you can fly very high.

Jim Valvano

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Terrorist attacks can shake the foundations of our biggest buildings, but they cannot touch the foundation of America. These acts shatter steel, but they cannot dent the steel of American resolve.

Jim Valvano

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