From WikiLove - The Encyclopedia of Love
A gesture is a form of non-verbal communication in which visible bodily actions communicate particular messages, either in place of speech or together and in parallel with words. Gestures include movement of the hands, face, or other parts of the body.
Gestures are implied communications that conveys meaning to whom it is shown, expressed or given. It varies in relationships to which whom and how it is displayed and expresses a variety of emotions, feelings and thoughts.
It is not just a mere custom to which most people adheres to but so too a body language to which affections are mutually shared, respect given and attention shown. And the person to whom gestures are given experience a sense of importance, affection, attention and even love from someone.
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- “Listen to the trees as they sway in the wind.
Their leaves are telling secrets. Their bark sings songs of olden days as it grows around the trunks. And their roots give names to all things.
Their language has been lost.
But not the gestures.” ― Vera Nazarian, The Perpetual Calendar of Inspiration
- “They'd never been lovers, of course, not in the physical sense. But they'd been lovers as most of us manage, loving through expressions and gestures and the palm set softly upon the bruise at the necessary moment. Lovers by inclination rather than by lust. Lovers, that is, by love.”
― Gregory Maguire, Out of Oz
- “I find that the middle finger is the universal signal of communication. I often use it to wave hello, point at someone, and convey my thoughts to deaf people. I used to use it to shake hands, but it kept getting broken.”
― Bauvard, The Prince Of Plungers
- “Thy base is so trivial, so passing a thing,
let us try to support it by words, and so prolong its image and its play.” ― Pierre de Boudeïlle
- “...I see you as series of gestures, a palette of colors -all these tiny tiles pixelate, and then coalesce... into the idea of you...”
― John Geddes, A Familiar Rain