3. "He was listed as right-handed. The army needed to know that because bolt-action sniper rifles are made for right-handers. Left-handed soldiers don’t usually get assigned as snipers. Pigeonholing starts on day one in the military."
- Lee Child, The Enemy
4. "Michael, he said, with that wolfish Nicholson grin, it has been proved that people who are left-handed die earlier than smokers. I am right-handed, so I am ahead of the game."
- Michael Caine, The Elephant to Hollywood
5. "The weak force violates parity symmetry by acting differently on left-handed and right-handed particles. It turns out that only left-handed particles experience the weak force. For example, a left-handed electron would experience the weak force, whereas one spinning to the right would not. Experiments show this clearly—it’s the way the world works—but there is no intuitive, mechanical explanation for why this should be so."
- Lisa Randall, Warped Passages: Unraveling the Mysteries of the Universe's Hidden Dimensions
6. "Most right-handed people end up walking wide counterclockwise circles, because most right-handed people have left legs fractionally shorter than their right legs. Basic biology and geometry. I avoided that particular peril by stepping to the right of every tenth tree I came to, whether I thought I needed to or not."
- Lee Child, The Affair
8. "Right-handed leaders will try to keep order by centralizing power. A right-handed pastor will preach about submission and authority while employing a hierarchical, top-down management style that often becomes legalistic. The result is a church organized to protect a leader instead of to point to Christ."
- Jim Van Yperen, Making Peace: A Guide to Overcoming Church Conflict
9. "Like most fourteen-year-olds, she was right-handed, so the rocks skipped farther across the murky water when Violet used her right hand then when she used her left."
- Lemony Snicket, The Bad Beginning
10. "OrbiTape One-handed Tape Measure"
- Timothy Ferriss, The 4-Hour Body: An Uncommon Guide to Rapid Fat-Loss