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A Month of Hardware/Tool Quotes
from Creative Quotations
Day Quote of the Day
In this world a man must either be anvil or hammer.
-- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Man is a tool-using animal . . . Without tools he is nothing, with tools he is all.
-- Thomas Carlyle

Nothing came easy. I was just born with a need to explore every toolshop of my mind, and with long searching and hard work.
-- Gordon Parks

Pithy sentences are like sharp nails which force truth upon our memory.
-- Denis Diderot

Sin has many tools, but a lie is the handle that fits them all.
-- Oliver Wendell Holmes

Temper never mellows with age, and a sharp tongue is the only edged tool that grows keener with constant use.
-- Washington Irving

The anvil is not afraid of the hammer.
-- Charles H. Spurgeon

The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.
-- Confucius

The good ideas are all hammered out in agony by individuals, not spewed out by groups.
-- Charles Browder

The hammer is the abstraction of each one of its hammerings.
-- Jose Ortega y Gasset
The master's tools will never dismantle the master's house.
-- Audre Lorde
The most important persuasion tool you have in your entire arsenal is integrity.
-- Zig Ziglar
The pioneers cleared the forests from Jamestown to the Mississippi with fewer tools than are stored in the typical modern garage
-- Dwayne Laws ston
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.
-- Unknown
Things must be done by parties, not by persons using parties as tools.
-- Benjamin Disraeli
Tragedy is a tool for the living to gain wisdom, not a guide by which to live.
-- Robert F. Kennedy
Troubles are often the tools by which God fashions us for better things.
-- Henry Ward Beecher
We shape our tools and thereafter they shape us.
-- John Culkin
When the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.
 -- Abraham Maslow
Words are tools which automatically carve concepts out of experience.
-- Julian S. Huxley
Work! Thank God for the swing of it, for the clamoring, hammering ring of it.
-- Angela Morgan
You can't expect to meet the challenges of today with yesterday's tools and expect to be in business tomorrow.
-- Unknown
You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one.
-- James A. Froude
You don't learn to hold your own in the world by standing on guard, but by attacking and getting well hammered yourself.
-- George Bernard Shaw
A determined soul will do more with a rusty monkey wrench than a loafer will accomplish with all the tools in a machine shop.
-- Robert Hughes
In most cases, information is more valuable than the hardware which processes it.
-- Grace Murray Hopper
A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on a cold iron.
-- Horace Mann
All the tools and engines on earth are only extensions of man's limbs and senses.
-- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Each is given a bag of tools,
A shapeless mass and a book of rules;
And each must make, ere life is flown,
A stumblingblock or a steppingstone.
-- R.L. Sharpe
Each thought is a nail that is driven
In structures that cannot decay;
And the mansion at last will be given
To us as we build it each day.
-- George Eliot
Every tool carries with it the spirit by which it had been created.
-- Werner Karl Heisenberg
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