Quotation Explorer - 'Axe'

If I only had an hour to chop down a tree, I would spend the first 45 minutes sharpening my axe. - Abraham Lincoln
Authority without wisdom is like a heavy axe without an edge, fitter to bruise than polish. - Anne Bradstreet
I am a Muslim, because it's a religion that teaches you an eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth. It teaches you to respect everybody, and treat everybody right. But it also teaches you if someone steps on your toe, chop off their foot. And I carry my religious axe with me all the time. - Malcolm X
Griff held his breath, waiting for it, knowing the axe would fall and he‘d start dying as soon as he walked out the fucking door, and Dante would just grin and joke and try to forget what they had done together in this room. - Damon Suede
To save face, it's better not to ask sex from the ex, but to give everything the axe. - Anthony Liccione
A book must be the axe for the frozen sea within us. - Franz Kafka
We need the books that affect us like a disaster, that grieve us deeply, like the death of someone we loved more than ourselves, like being banished into forests far from everyone, like a suicide. A book must be the axe for the frozen sea inside us. - Franz Kafka
I call the right axe Sorrow," she said. "You know what I call the left one?" "Happiness?" "Sorrow. I can't tell them apart. - Lev Grossman
A tree fears an axe even though its handle is made from it. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal. - Albert Einstein
And many strokes, though with a little axe, Hew down and fell the hardest-timbered oak. - William Shakespeare
As long as the forest stood the Tchetchens were unconquerable... and it is literally the fact that they were beaten in the long run not by the sword but by the axe. - John F. Baddeley
HATCHET, n. A young axe, known among Indians as a Thomashawk. "O bury the hatchet, irascible Red, For peace is a blessing," the White Man said. The Savage concurred, and that weapon interred, With imposing rites, in the White Man's head. John Lukkus - Ambrose Bierce
It is a relief to discover that although there might be axe murderers and kidnappers in the world, most people seem a lot like us: sometimes afraid and sometimes brave, sometimes cruel and sometimes kind. - Sharon Creech
Revolt, my child, revolt is a quick axe cleaving dead wood in the forest by night. The woodsman of the day is the executioner.
My words are like axe don't dare to interferes with your finger. - Kartik Mehta
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