Quotation Explorer - 'Hammer'

What was beauty unless you intended to use it, like a hammer, or a key? It was just something for other people to use and admire, or envy, despise. To nail their dreams onto like a picture hanger on a blank wall. And so many girls saying, use me, dream me. - Janet Fitch
... it is important to realize that any lock can be picked with a big enough hammer.
I long to embrace, to include in my own short life, all that is accessible to man. I long to speak, to read, to wield a hammer in a great factory, to keep watch at sea, to plow. I want to be walking along the Nevsky Prospect, or in the open fields, or on the ocean wherever my imagination ranges. - Anton Chekhov
Politicians are like little cats: They are never serious; they always mess up the things; they are fainthearted and spoilt. And when they look at the mirror, they see a tiger there, till the hammer of reality break that mirror very harshly! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Going to work every day was like my hair was on fire and all I had to put it out was a hammer. - Bethany McLean
If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail. - Abraham Maslow
Hammer the iron that lies on your anvil instead of daydreaming about working silver.
Nevermore shall men make slaves of others! Not in Asgard--not on Earth--not any place where the hammer of Thor can be swung--or where men of good faith hold freedom dear! - Stan Lee
He started hammering the ground with all his might and the sky opened up, raining heavily on him. He looked at the sky, heard that thunder and saw that lightning. He laughed maniacally before raising the hammer again. - Akshay Vasu
You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one. - James A. Froude
Don't stop til you get to the top. And then break out the sledge hammer and keep on going - Juliet C. Obodo
Fiction is an urgent business. It is the Dying Us telling stories to the Dying Us, trying to crack the nonsense in our heads open with a big hammer pronto, before Death arrives. - George Saunders
All parts should go together without forcing. You must remember that the parts you are reassembling were disassembled by you. Therefore, if you can't get them together again, there must be a reason. By all means, do not use a hammer.
Keep knocking with the hammer of your love. The door will open when the power is strong enough. - Debasish Mridha
An apprentice carpenter may want only a hammer and saw, but a master craftsman employs many precision tools. Computer programming likewise requires sophisticated tools to cope with the complexity of real applications, and only practice with these tools will build skill in their use.
If your only tool is a hammer then every problem looks like a nail. - Abraham H. Maslow
AUCTIONEER, n. The man who proclaims with a hammer that he has picked a pocket with his tongue. - Ambrose Bierce
You do not respond to a mosquito bite with a hammer. - Patrick L.O. Lumumba
I think of rounds of editing as hammer time. Then, when they interrupt my writing, I can say... *shakes head* Nah, I just can't do it. Although when I come across a brilliant line, I do think, Can't touch this. And when I'm worried I'm overwriting a scene, I think, Hammer, don't hurt 'em. - Brent Weeks
Never was the victory of patience more complete than in the early church. The anvil broke the hammer by bearing all the blows that the hammer could place upon it. The patience of the saints was stronger than the cruelty of tyrants. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
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.
What happens if a big asteroid hits Earth ? Judging from realistic simulations involving a sledge hammer and a common laboratory frog, we can assume it will be pretty bad. - Dave Barry
If you give a man a hammer, he thinks he can solve all problems by pounding. Well, God gave men penises.... - Jacob M. Appel
The hammer never complains of the noise. - Marty Rubin
A hammer made of deadlines is the surest tool for crushing writer's block. - Ryan Lilly
Hammer the lies! Nail the truth." ~ , If I Could Tell You - Angelica Hopes
Science is a hammer for change. - J.J. Brown
Wagner drives the nail into your head with swinging hammer blows.
To make a dent in the universe, love is the best hammer. - Matshona Dhliwayo
We join spokes together in a wheel, but it is the center hole that makes the wagon move.We shape clay into a pot, but it is the emptiness insidethat holds whatever we want.We hammer wood for a house, but it is the inner spacethat makes it livable.We work with being, but non-being is what we use. - Lao Tzu
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