Quotation Explorer - 'Tools'

Morality is the greatest of all tools for leading mankind by the nose. - Friedrich Nietzsche
The technological man is limited as his tools. The man without technologies is limitless. - Bilal Hussain
I am a practical person. Always believed in multi purpose tools, good education and limited conversations .... and then I saw her! - Soban Arif
Sin has many tools, but a lie is the handle that fits them all.
How strangely will the Tools of a Tyrant pervert the plain Meaning of Words! - Samuel Adams
The past and the future are tools of the ego that render us finite. Without our judgments about the past (memories) and without our judgments about the future (expectations), there is only the Here and Now, the eternal present, the timeless time of the Oneness. - Human Angels
Sky is grey, vegetation is plastic, and mankind is pale, for we have spent our days conceiving unnecessary tools for our arousal, and so we hide the nakedness of nature with brutal machinnes. - Shawn Lukas
My life's work is to create tools to empower and elevate life on the planet. To create global change, one heart at a time. - Eileen Anglin
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 you don't have the time to read, you don't have the time or the tools to write. - Stephen King
Words are the tools we use to express our reality. - Steve Maraboli
Instead of letting our emotions run amok with our minds, we can use our minds as tools that allow us to build realities that serve us better,and we attract what we are meant to attract because we are aware and self-empowered enough to choose most of the time. - Jay Woodman
Patriots must have the ideas and the tools so that we can recruit, sow the seeds of doubt, and take the fight to the enemy's safe place. - Mike Klepper
How people keep correcting us when we are young! There is always some bad habit or other they tell us we ought to get over. Yet most bad habits are tools to help us through life. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Sin has many tools, but a lie is the handle which fits them all. - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
By fulfilling our divinely appointed jobs as parents, we can be God's tools that define and refine our children as they are sculpted into the individuals that He wants them to be. - Tamara L. Chilver
Education itself is Marketing--marketing tools and perspectives to people who don't necessarily realize why they need them, how it will serve them, what they might accomplish with them. And, ensuingly, Marketing itself is Education (with no attempt to assess the value of what is being marketed). - Shellen Lubin
Technology offers great communication tools. Social media helps make connections. And, heart to heart conversations take place face to face and not over email, Whatsup, Facebook or Twitter. Don't be deceived. - Ana Ortega
....With pulleys and ropes and time to plan one could move anything. Now that she thought of it, why couldn’t anyone do anything he or she wished, given the tools and the time. - Walker Percy
We shall not fail or falter; we shall not weaken or tire...Give us the tools and we will finish the job. - Sir Winston Churchill
One only needs two tools in life: WD-40 to make things go, and duct tape to make them stop.
The Internet has no such organization - files are made available at random locations. To search through this chaos, we need smart tools, programs that find resources for us. - Clifford Stoll
[on Rouge] This is a film about communication that disappears. We have better and better tools and less and less communication with each other. We only exchange information. - Krzysztof Kieślowski
What was once was hell to me, and reflected back with negativity, now has become the tools of positivity, sharing my experiences helps others to understand and grow stronger. - Mike Howarth-Baker
All our work, our whole life is a matter of semantics, because words are the tools with which we work, the material out of which laws are made, out of which the Constitution was written. Everything depends on our understanding of them. - Felix Frankfurter
Anyone can lose a few pounds, but not everyone has the tools to stick with it.
Never before have the tools of value creation been so great and the potential artisans so busy watching the Kardashians. - Ryan Lilly
Anti-depressants are just tools, one of many, which we use to try and ease the suffering, numb the pain and disperse the dark clouds in our mind in the hope that maybe, just maybe, a little sunlight will shine through. - Samuel P Fields
We become what we behold. We shape our tools, and thereafter our tools shape us. - Marshall McLuhan
Our Age of Anxiety is, in great part, the result of trying to do today’s jobs with yesterday’s tools! - Marshall McLuhan
if you have the tools but do not have the visual concept, the tools do not work - Betty Poluk
Intention and awareness are the two tools that enable us to create anything our heart desires from the universe. - Russell Eric Dobda
Once the people have been deluded into believing that speeches and voting are the only acceptable tools by which to affect change in their nation, those who are in control no longer need to worry about any significant challenge to their power. - Dave Champion
for to the arguments of great thinkers there is no end, the idea of argument itself being a tool to improve the mind, the sharpest of all tools, born of the love of knowledge, which is to say, philosophy. - Salman Rushdie
Some great men owe most of their greatness to the ability of detecting in those they destine for their tools the exact quality of strength that matters for their work. - Joseph Conrad
Racism doesn't have to fit our stereotypes for what it is in order for it to hurt - but it also means that tools for dismantling the system don't have it fit our stereotype either. - Simon S. Tam
Men have become the tools of their tools. Money is not required to buy one necessity of the soul. Most of the luxuries and many of the so-called comforts of life are not only not indispensable, but positive hindrances to the elevation of mankind. - Henry David Thoreau
Men have become fools with their tools.
First we build the tools, then they build us. - Marshall McLuhan
The master's tools will never dismantle the master's house - Audre Lorde
There's no correlation between creativity and equipment ownership. None. Zilch. Nada. Actually, as the artist gets more into his thing, and as he gets more successful, his number of tools tends to go down. He knows what works for him. Expending mental energy on stuff wastes time. - Hugh Macleod
Human emotions have deep evolutionary roots, a fact that may explain their complexity and provide tools for clinical practice.The Nature of Emotions (2001) - Robert Plutchik
Music is for souls & hearts to dance & sing.Art is for expressing your visionary being.Words are tools for exploring & celebrating.Time is a pool to swim & dream & create in.Waste not one jot of what you are given!Use everything you've got to maximise living. - Jay Woodman
Anyone can become a MONEY MAGNET if they have the right tools, understanding, a burning desire and legitimate reasons to become one. - CK Arora
Things that don't quite make sense can be our most valuable tools. - David Wilson
Don't trust children with edge tools. Don't trust man, great God, with more power than he has until he has learned to use that little better. What a hell we should make of the world if we could do what we would! - Ralph Waldo Emerson
The eyes are one of the most powerful tools a woman can have. With one look, she can relay the most intimate message. After the connection is made, words cease to exist. - Jennifer Salaiz
He who discovers the light, discovers life. He who discovers the dark, discovers death, Neither are wrong and neither are right; your perception is what will guide your path. Our minds are our tools, our hearts our truth and our instinct our guidance, don't let them fool you. - Nikki Rowe
Life expects us to challenge the status-quo YET it holds us responsible for ONLY what we can ordinarily do. Life doesn't ask us for too much; it says "to do more, expand your lens". Expand your skills, expand your tools, expand your mind. To do more, be more! - Asuni LadyZeal
If you give people tools, and they use their natural abilities and their curiosity, they will develop things in ways that will surprise you very much beyond what you might have expected. - Bill Gates
All those things for which we have no words are lost. The mind—the culture—has two little tools, grammar and lexicon: a decorated sand bucket and a matching shovel. With these we bluster about the continents and do all the world's work. With these we try to save our very lives. - Annie Dillard
A man too busy to take care of his health is like a mechanic too busy to take care of his tools. - Spanish proverb
Something ignoble, loathsome, undignified attends all associations between people and has been transferred to all objects, dwelling, tools, even the landscape itself. - Bertolt Brecht
While faith may seem hard to reach sometimes and hope is invisible, that doesn't lessen the power of either of the two...Some of the things that we can't see or physically touch have the strongest power...Hope, faith and love are some of the best tools that we have been given in life. - Ariana R. Cherry
Do not wait: the time will never be 'just right'. Start where you stand, and work whatever tools you may have at your command and better tools will be found as you go along. - Napoleon Hill
Instead of letting our emotions run amok, we can use our minds as tools to build or create realities that serve us better - Jay Woodman
Smartphones are tools which fools fiddle with when they are around people that they don’t have the courage, or, the intellect, to converse with. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Your experiences, past, gifts and abilities are tools for purposeful living. Harness them and destiny shows up! - Bidemi Mark-Mordi
If I had some of Jesus' tools, I'd build a big house that has no rules. And a bed that's big enough for 13 babies, and me & Miss Olivia Brown. - Kevin Dalton
Until they create tools to read an individual's mind,secrets will exist and people will still need to unload their conscience to a disgruntled partner.Politician will still have to apologize for hidden acts of mischief and deceit against their constituency. - j.d.moise
Until and unless you discover that money is the root of all good, you ask for your own destruction. When money ceases to become the means by which men deal with one another, then men become the tools of other men. Blood, whips and guns--or dollars. Take your choice--there is no other. - Ayn Rand
The most powerful tools of revolution through intention are humility and consciousness. - Bryant McGill
Problems are not roadblocks, but exercise tools. - Debasish Mridha
Much of what we think of as human evolved long after the use of tools. It is probably more correct to think of much of our structure as the result of culture than it is to think of men anatomically like ourselves slowly developing culture. - Sherwood L. Washburn
They'll come a time - in fact many times - when all the tools & techniques will fail you or desert you. Then - at last - is the moment to trust, use & follow your heart - Rasheed Ogunlaru
One of the great challenges of our age, in which the tools of our productivity are also the tools of our leisure, is to figure out how to make more useful those moments of procrastination when we’re idling in front of our computer screens. - Joshua Foer
Cyber attacks are not what makes the cool war 'cool.' As a strategic matter, they do not differ fundamentally from older tools of espionage and sabotage - Noah Feldman
Here is the answer which I will give to President Roosevelt... We shall not fail or falter; we shall not weaken or tire. Neither the sudden shock of battle nor the long-drawn trials of vigilance and exertion will wear us down. Give us the tools and we will finish the job. - Sir Winston Churchill
Maybe because it's entirely an artist's eye, patience and skill that makes an image and not his tools. - Ken Rockwell
Love is one of the most powerful healing tools in the universe. Most people forget to use it to build rapport, to deepen their relatedness, and to mend the upset that underlies disagreement and expectation. Sprinkle more love and you will heal only 100% of the time. - Monika Zands
Unless social sciences can be as creative as natural science, our new tools are not likely to be of much use to us. - Edgar Douglas Adrian
Incessant smiling is one of the deadly tools used by someone whose intent is to make others cry. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Most of the tools from medieval times were extensions of the physical self. Tools are now extensions of the mental self. - Lotoya Peterson
Self-improvement and practice are the golden tools for earning the award of excellence. - Mark F. LaMoure
Men have become the tools of their tools. - Henry David Thoreau
Troubles are often the tools God fashions us for better things. - Henry Ward Beecher
The arts must be considered an essential element of education... They are tools for living life reflectively, joyfully and with the ability to shape the future. - Shirley Trusty Corey
The most important gifts we can give our children are confidence in their ability to remake themselves again and again and the tools with which to do that job - Anders Ericsson
It takes courage to become authentic. So many talk about the light but not enough speak the truth about the struggles it takes to get there and the tools to overcome it all. - Nikki Rowe
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