Hammers Quotes by Peter Weir, Adam Carolla, Jim Harbaugh, Anya Seton, Markus Zusak, Drake and many others.
The intentions of a tool are what it does. A hammer intends to strike, a vise intends to hold fast, a lever intends to lift. They are what it is made for. But sometimes a tool may have other uses that you don’t know. Sometimes in doing what you intend, you also do what the knife intends, without knowing.
I have found that the person with a sense of story built in from childhood is in better shape than one who has not had stories . . One knows what stories can do, how they can make up worlds and transpose existence into these worlds. . . .One learns that worlds are made by words and not only by hammers and wires.
The anvil is not afraid of the hammer.
The eyes are hammers.
He that is good with a hammer tends to think everything is a nail.
Don’t force it… get a bigger hammer.
If at first you don’t succeed, get a bigger hammer.
If I had a hammer, there’d be no more folksingers.
I believe that inside every tool is a hammer.
In this world a man must either be anvil or hammer.
Fabio Capello needs to nail his hammers to the mast.
The hammer and the anvil are the two hemispheres of every true reformer‘s character.
Art is not a mirror. Art is a hammer.
All at once it hit him: this was power too, just as surely as smashing your fist into someoneвЂ™s face, just as surely as putting a hammer through someoneвЂ™s skull. The power to make another person crazy with pleasure instead of fear and pain, to have every cell in another personвЂ™s body at your thrall.
If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail.
When all you’ve got is a hammer, bad service looks like a nail.
If you only have a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.
If you watch the award shows, you’ll see variations of the hammer pants. It’s always cool to see that and then every now and then, you’ll see an artist who’s pushing the envelope and it may not be all the way there but you can see where it’s coming from. I’m always appreciative of seeing my influence.
A history of listening to Top 40 radio had left me with a ridiculous and clichГ©d notion of love. I had never entertained the feeling myself but knew that it meant never having to say you’re sorry. It was a many-splendored thing. Love was a rose and a hammer. Both blind and all-seeing, it made the world go round.
In real life it is always the anvil that breaks the hammer.
Here is my Farm Relief bill: Every time a Southerner plants nothing on his farm but cotton year after year, and the Northerner nothing but wheat or corn, why, take a hammer and hit him twice right between the eyes. You may dent your hammer, but it will do more real good than all the bills you can pass in a year.
A hammer shatters glass but it also forges steel.
The good nail will do its job regardless what kind of hammer comes its way and what kind of surface it sits on.
It is better to be the hammer than the anvil.
Art is not a mirror but a hammer.
You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one.
If you have a hammer, use it everywhere you can, but I do not claim that everything is fractal.
Oh thrice fools are we who like new-born princes weeping in the cradle know not that there is a kingdom before them then let our Lord‘s sweet hand square us and hammer us and strike off the knots of pride self-love and world-worship and infidelity that He may make us stones and pillars in His Father’s house.