My own experience has been that the tools I need for my
trade are paper, tobacco, food, and a little whisky.
-- William Faulkner
One only needs two tools in life: WD-40 to make things
go, and duct tape to make them stop.
-- G. Weilacher
Reading computer manuals without the hardware is a
frustrating as reading sex manuals without the software.
-- Arthur C. Clarke
The fellow that owns his own home is always just coming
out of a hardware store.
-- Kin Hubbard
The stone age was marked by man's clever use of crude
tools; the information age, to date, has been marked by
man's crude use of clever tools.
The three most dangerous things in the world are a
programmer with a soldering iron, a hardware type with a
program patch and a user with an idea.
This country has come to feel the same when Congress is
in session as when the baby gets hold of a hammer.
-- Will Rogers
To reprove small faults within due vehemence, is as
absurd as if a man should take a great hammer to kill a
fly on his friend's forehead.
You don't learn to hold your own in the world by
standing on guard, but by attacking and getting well
-- George Bernard Shaw
A hammer sometimes misses it mark -- a bouquet never.
-- Monta Crane
A man works all his life in a glass factory, one day he
feels like picking up a hammer.
-- Harold Lloyd
Beethoven always sounds to me like the upsetting of a
bag of nails, with here and there an also dropped
-- John Ruskin