Finger Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old finger quotes, finger sayings, and finger proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

A man can make do with seven fingers. Seven is a sacred number.     

George R.R. Martin

You can count friends on fingers, but you count love in hearts.     

Anthony T. Hincks

There is only a finger's difference between a wise man and a fool.     


Fate gives you the finger and you accept.     

William Shatner

There is no surprise more magical than the surprise of being loved: It is God's finger on man's shoulder.     

Charles Morgan

Fate, or some mysterious force, can put the finger on you or me, for no good reason at all.     

Martin Goldsmith

When a man points a finger at someone else, he should remember that four of his fingers are pointing at himself.     

Louis Nizer

Experience is in the fingers and head. The heart is inexperienced.     

Henry David Thoreau

The fingers must be educated, the thumb is born knowing.     

Marc Chagall

Every man's life is a fairy tale written by God's fingers.     

Hans Christian Andersen

The moving finger writes; and having writ, moves on.     

Omar Khayyam

The fingers of your thoughts are molding your face ceaselessly.     

Charles Reznikoff

Everybody wants to take responsibility when you win, but when you fail, all these fingers are pointing.     

Mike Krzyzewski

Before you point fingers at someone, clean them well. You better remove that log on your lens before you can see the speck on someone's own afar!     

Israelmore Ayivor

Run your purpose on the toes of your feet before people can type your success stories with the fingers of their hands.     

Israelmore Ayivor

If you are a finger, your honesty is the hand to make your existence worth living.     

Munia Khan

Sometimes we can’t quite put our finger on something important because we’ve got our fingers wrapped around so many other things that are not important.     

Craig D. Lounsbrough

Failures are finger posts on the road to achievement.     

C.S Lewis

To aim and hit, you need one eye only, and one good finger.     

Moshe Dayan

Learn to listen with your fingers.     

Helen B. Taussig

But the law of God came from heaven indeed. God wrote it with his finger, it is the fountain of all wisdom, and therefore shall it continue forever, and never have an end.     

John Jewel

The world belongs to those who think and act with it, who keep a finger on its pulse.     

William Ralph Inge

Your heart just breaks, that's all. But you can't judge or point fingers. You just have to be lucky enough to find someone who appreciates you.     

Audrey Hepburn

The point is to solve problems, not point fingers.     

Jane Harman

That difficult place to put your finger on about the world - it needs to be illustrated.     

Elisabeth Rohm