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Communism is not love. Communism is a hammer which we use to crush the enemy.
When you look for the environment, you find things that are in it: a hammer, a smartphone, some rusty nails, a shed, a spider, some grass, a tree. So there is a big difference between environmentality and Nature. Nature is definitely something you can point to: it is 'over yonder' in the mountains, in my DNA, under the pavement.
If you only have a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.
This country has come to feel the same when Congress is in session as when the baby gets hold of a hammer.
For all your days be prepared, and meet them ever alike. When you are the anvil, bear - when you are the hammer, strike.
The first time I saw nitroglycerine was in the beginning of the Crimean War. Professor Zinin in St. Petersburg exhibited some to my father and me, and struck some on an anvil to show that only the part touched by the hammer exploded without spreading.
The trouble with most comedians who try to do satire is that they are essentially brash, noisy and indelicate people who have to use a sledge hammer to smash a butterfly.
Self-sabotage is the proverbial hammer over the head that finally wakes us up, demanding that we pay attention. For most of us, it takes something devastating to crack us open, to get us out of our minds and into our hearts.
A woman with organizing skills can run a construction company without ever picking up a hammer and nail.
Thaw with her gentle persuasion is more powerful than Thor with his hammer. The one melts, the other breaks into pieces.
Henry David Thoreau
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It is better to be the hammer than the anvil.
When my nephew was 3 and 4, he would say the most genius things. He said, You're hammer macho with FBI dogs. I thought it was just one of those great lines.
If at first you don't succeed, get a bigger hammer.
There's something very romantic about self-destruction and sabotaging your life, and taking a hammer to it.
To me, my biggest fear is getting a big head, and that is when I get the hammer. Because it's very easy in this game to believe you're something special.
There are many ways to manipulate chip cards. For example, a number of years ago when American Express issued the first chip card, criminals would take a small hammer with a little device and bang the chip to destroy it without hurting the physical appearance of the card.
I do think a carpenter needs a good hammer to bang in the nail.
In this world a man must either be anvil or hammer.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one.
James Anthony Froude
When you find your opponent's weak spot, hammer it.
I feel like I'm ready for any dangerous situation that might come my way, provided I have a hammer on me.
When the woodpecker is searching for food, or laying siege to some hidden grub, the sound of his hammer is dead or muffled and is heard but a few yards. It is only upon dry, seasoned timber, freed of its bark, that he beats his reveille to spring and wooes his mate.
I'm fascinated by the narrative of geology, and I'm a veritable pack rat of a collector on the road. I keep a rock hammer in my car.
I am a worrier. I worry about the state of our country, of the world, of our species. Every day seems to deliver a new nail to hammer into our collective coffin.
T. C. Boyle
I'm in my usual state up here in the commentary box: high tension, heart beating like a trip hammer, whatever that is.
In my early 20s I was so miserable doing construction, I wanted something that paid money. I liked nice stuff. I liked cars and architecture, and things that cost money. I wanted to not swing a hammer, and make money... and not do stuff that was dirty. I attempted to get into comedy. I started to do stand-up, but I wasn't very good at it.
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