65 Left Handed Quotes On Success In Life

These left handed quotes will inspire you. Left handed, using the left hand habitually or more easily than the right.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging left handed quotes, left handed sayings, and left handed proverbs.

Best Left Handed Quotes

  1. “The left-handed are precious; they take places which are inconvenient for the rest.” ~ Victor Hugo
  2. “I’m right-handed, whereas the fellow in my mirror is left-handed” ~ Robert Breault
  3. “Reason is our soul’s left hand, Faith her right, By these we reach divinity” ~ John Donne
  4. “To be hated cordially is only a left-handed compliment.” ~ Herman Melville

  5. “I’m left-handed and I’m playing a right-handed kit… That’s why everyone thought, ‘Wow, he’s a genius,’ but all I was doing was trying to play backwards… It’s one of those mad accidents, you can’t learn it.” ~ Ringo Starr
  6. “You got 3 things going against you: you’re good, you’re left-handed, and you’re black” ~ Joe Frazier
  7. “The light is the left hand of darkness.” ~ Ursula K. Le Guin
  8. “Let not the right side of your brain know what the left side doeth.” ~ George Bernard Shaw

  9. “All the decisive blows are struck left-handed.” ~ Walter Benjamin
  10. “I know something you do not know. I am not left-handed either.” ~ William Goldman
  11. “Two and a half thousand left-handed people are killed every year using things made for right-handed people.” ~ Maggie O’Farrell
  12. “I’m right-handed, whereas the fellow in my mirror is left-handed. I start shaving from the left; he starts from the right. Differences only in perception, but religious wars have been fought over such.” ~ Robert Breault

  13. “Being left-handed has its advantages in volleyball. Few people know enough about your spike and serve to give you advice.” ~ John Kessel
  14. “After all, crime is only a left-handed form of human endeavor.” ~ Louis Calhern
  15. “I’m used to being in the minority. I’m a left-handed, gay Jew. I’ve never felt, automatically, a member of any majority.” ~ Barney Frank
  16. “Meyer and I have a bit in common because we’re both left-handed. I think it’s great that he seeks out that advice because he’s not too “cool” or too uncomfortable to ask for it.” ~ Barry Zito

  17. “Crime is a left-handed form of human endeavor.” ~ John Huston
  18. “We like to think about how smart we are. But I think talent as a writer is hard-wired in, it’s all there, at least the basic elements of it. You can’t change it any more than you can choose whether to be right handed or left handed.” ~ Stephen King
  19. “The optimist in me wants to believe sexuality will eventually become like handwriting: there’s no right way and wrong way to do it. We’re all just wired differently. It’s also worth noting that when you meet someone, you never bother to ask if he’s right or left-handed. After all: does it really matter to anyone other than the person holding the pen?” ~ Jodi Picoult
  20. “Two left-handed gloves don’t make a pair. Two half-truths don’t make a truth.” ~ Multatuli

  21. “My brother Allie had this left-handed fielder’s mitt. he was left handed. The thing that was descriptive about it though, was that he had poems written all over the fingers and the pocket and everywhere. In green ink. He wrote them on it so that he’d have something to read when he was in the field and nobody was up to bat” ~ J. D. Salinger
  22. “He’s (Rafael Palmeiro) always the left-handed swing you want to copy.
    He’s got a real smooth swing and he’s never off balance. He’s always on top of
    the ball. I just like watching him hit.” ~ Jorge Posada
  23. “I hardly ever use pencils. I’m left-handed and it’s really messy if you’re left-handed because of the graphite smudging. I use them more now than I used to because there’s, like, 15,000 pencils all over my house.” ~ David Rees
  24. “All that analysis is well and good, but what I need right now is a left-handed batter who can hit the ball over the shortstop’s head.” ~ Casey Stengel

  25. “Tilting his head back he slowly released an enormous quantity of smoke from his mouth and drew it up through his nostrils. He continued to smoke in this “French-inhale” style. Very probably, it was not part of the sofa vaudeville of a showoff but, rather, the private, exposed achievement of a young man who, at one time or another, might have tried shaving himself left-handed.” ~ J. D. Salinger
  26. “This is my heart. You are touching it with your left hand. You are touching it with your left hand, not because you are left-handed, although you might be, but because I am holding it against my heart. What you are feeling is the beating of my heart. It is what keeps me alive.” ~ Jonathan Safran Foer
  27. “If an optimist had his left arm chewed off by an alligator, he might say in a pleasant and hopeful voice, “Well this isn’t too bad, I don’t have a left arm anymore but at least nobody will ever ask me if I’m left-handed or right-handed,” but most of us would say something more along the lines of, “Aaaaaa! My arm! My arm!”” ~ Daniel Handler
  28. “Anything over-handed, I do left-handed. Like throwing a ball or serving in tennis. Otherwise, right-handed, like writing and shaving.” ~ Mike Weir

  29. “We need three kinds of pitching: left-handed, right-handed, and relief.” ~ Whitey Herzog
  30. “I was the most powerful left-handed hitter in the Alameda area.” ~ Willie Stargell
  31. “The first time I picked up a bat in a professional game, I hit a ball hard left-handed, and my first home run was so effortless, it surprised me.” ~ Chili Davis
  32. “Now it’s a war on women; tomorrow it’s going to be a war on left-handed Irishmen or something like that.” ~ Paul Ryan

  33. “Before I start directing a show, I try to spend a few weeks hanging around the set, getting to know the crew and talking to the actors about how they like to work. Who is fussy? Who is left-handed? Who wants to go home early, and who is the perfectionist?” ~ Eric Stoltz
  34. “There are a dozen different ways of delivering destruction in impersonal wholesale, via ships or missiles of one sort or another, catastrophes so widespread, so unselective that the war is over because that nation or planet has ceased to exist. What we do is entirely different. We make war as personal as a punch in the nose. We can be selective, applying precisely the required amount of pressure at the specified point at a designated time. We’ve never been told to go down and kill or capture all left-handed redheads in a particular area, but if they tell us to, we can. We will.” ~ Robert A. Heinlein
  35. “I was born left-handed, but I was made to use my other hand. When I was writing ‘Famished Road,’ which was very long, I got repetitive stress syndrome. My right wrist collapsed, so I started using my left hand. The prose I wrote with my left hand came out denser, so later on I had to change it.” ~ Ben Okri
  36. “I’m left handed, but my dad taught me to play guitar right-handed.” ~ Dustin Diamond

  37. “My high-school coach Tony Reginelli was kind of famous for ‘Reggie-isms,’ kind of like ‘Yogi-isms.’ He always said if you want to be a good quarterback when sprinting left you want to be amphibious and throw left-handed. I told him, ‘You mean ambidextrous, coach?'” ~ Peyton Manning
  38. “I’m left-handed, and it’s not very easy to find reasonably priced, high-quality left-handed guitars. But out of all the guitars in the whole world, the Fender Mustang is my favorite. I’ve only owned two of them.” ~ Kurt Cobain
  39. “You know, the same percentage of people are gay and lesbian as are left-handed. Let’s try to figure that out. How can it be that a left-handed person can get married to another left-handed person. Left-handed people can do anything they want. . . . I say, give homosexuals the same rights we give left-handed people.” ~ Peter Camejo
  40. “I scan the room. Catherine is writing quickly, her light brown hair falling over her face. She is left-handed, and because she writes in pencil her left arm is silver from wrist to elbow.” ~ Sara Gruen

  41. “It is important as a mentalist to notice small things about people… little things such as being able to tell if someone is right or left handed by looking at which way their belt is pointing. Looking at a book of matches will tell you if they are right or left handed by the side the matches are removed…. It’s important to notice these things because the more you do, the more you will realize that each person has little psychological nuances that tell you a lot about the individual. Doing so will tremendously sharpen your skills.” ~ Banachek
  42. “The good thing is I don’t put the ball in my right hand and I’m predominantly left-handed when I’m running the ball. I just have to take care of the football and even if I have two hands that are 100 percent, I still can’t turn the ball over. It’s just something I have to mentally prepare for, and I think I’m strong enough to do that.” ~ Michael Vick
  43. “Taking the best left-handed pitcher in baseball and converting him into a right fielder is one of the dumbest things I ever heard.” ~ Tris Speaker
  44. “My Daddy was left-handed, and I was left-handed when I was little. In fact, I was left-handed all the way to high school. Then I switched over to right-handed cause I wanted to play shortstop.” ~ Luke Appling

  45. “It is often argued that left-handed batsmen have an advantage compared with the right-handers. I do not agree.” ~ Frank Woolley
  46. “I get a little sick of these New Yorkers who want me to make some psychic thing, like ‘The Left-Handed Gun.’ They don’t know anything about Western history.” ~ Howard Hawks
  47. “I wish I was just a left-handed hitter. It’s really tough having to keep both sides sharp, and that’s one reason why you don’t see switch-hitters hit for that high of an average. You’re always fighting one side or the other.” ~ Lance Berkman
  48. “I love the slider. I’ll throw it anytime. It helps the curve. The last five feet, it dives toward the left-handed hitter’s box. It’s a pitch that looks like a fastball coming in. It’s a pitch I throw when I need a ground ball with a man on base.” ~ Kerry Wood

  49. “I used to play the drums. When I was 11 I got my first professional job, I played drums in a cabary and played Elvis and stuff, I used to play left-handed actually. Then I started to pick up the guitar when I was around 15, but I played the drums for a long time.” ~ Francis Dunnery
  50. “The War of 1812 perhaps the least remembered of American wars because it was fought in such a left-handed slapdash manner on both sides.” ~ Charles R. Morris
  51. “I have recall. I don’t know why or how. I had a guy once who said he played against me in novice [league, for kids under nine], for the Detroit Lasers. And I said, “Oh yeah, we beat you in the tournament, 8-1 and I think I scored seven goals, and the goalie was left-handed.” And he was, “Oh my God. I was the goalie!” .” ~ Wayne Gretzky
  52. “I never viewed screen drama as a vulgar form, or a lesser one, and I’ve never written it left-handed.” ~ William Monahan

  53. “There are so many artists that are dyslexic or learning disabled, it’s just phenomenal. There’s also an unbelievably high proportion of artists who are left-handed, and a high correlation between left-handedness and learning disabilities.” ~ Chuck Close
  54. “I mean, think about [the phrase ‘love the sinner, hate the sin.’] Isn’t it like saying, ‘I love left-handed people but hate that they’re left-handed.’ Is that really love? Or is that saying, ‘I’m willing to love you as I’d like you to be, not as you are’? Either God’s love is unconditional or it’s not.” ~ Alex Sanchez
  55. “These are days when no one should rely unduly on his competence. Strength lies in improvisation. All the decisive blows are struck left-handed.” ~ Walter Benjamin
  56. “When a man seduces a woman, it should, I think, be termed a left-handed marriage.” ~ Mary Wollstonecraft

  57. “In order to be able thus to misjudge, and thus to grant left-handed veneration to our classics, people must have ceased to know them. This, generally speaking, is precisely what has happened. For, otherwise, one ought to know that there is only one way of honoring them, and that is to continue seeking with the same spirit and with the same courage, and not to weary of the search.” ~ Friedrich Nietzsche
  58. “Art was always my thing. I had an art scholarship before I had a football scholarship. I’m a left-handed, right-brained, painting-drawing guy. That was always my skill.” ~ Terry Crews
  59. “These ball boys are marvelous. You don’t even notice them. There’s a left-handed one over there. I noticed him earlier .” ~ Max Robertson
  60. “I would love to say that I have an eighth-inning guy, a seventh-inning guy, a left-handed guy, a long guy.” ~ Brad Ausmus

  61. “I would love to say that I have an eighth-inning guy, a seventh-inning guy, a left-handed guy, a long guy.” ~ Brad Ausmus
  62. “The basic philosophy behind [switch putting] is you always want a hook putt. So for a left-to-right breaking putt, you’re going to want to hit it left-handed and vice versa.” ~ Notah Begay III
  63. “I felt as out of place as a left-handed violinist in a crowded string section.” ~ Chic Murray

  64. “My dad taught me to switch-hit. He and my grandfather, who was left-handed, pitched to me every day after school in the backyard. I batted lefty against my dad and righty against my granddad.” ~ Mickey Mantle
  65. “The truth is, the first golf club I owned was an old left-handed, wooden-shafted, rib-faced mashie that a fellow gave me, and that’s the club I was weaned on. During the mornings we caddies would bang the ball up and down the practice field until the members arrived and it was time to go to work. So I did all that formative practice left-handed. But I’m a natural right-hander.” ~ Ben Hogan

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