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Communism is not love. Communism is a hammer which we use to crush the enemy.
A woman with organizing skills can run a construction company without ever picking up a hammer and nail.
I feel like I'm ready for any dangerous situation that might come my way, provided I have a hammer on me.
Your body is like a piece of dynamite. You can tap it with a pencil all day, but you'll never make it explode. You hit it once with a hammer: Bang! Get serious. Do 40 hard minutes, not an hour and half of nonsense. It's so much more rewarding.
If at first you don't succeed, get a bigger hammer.
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 you only have a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.
I do think a carpenter needs a good hammer to bang in the nail.
This country has come to feel the same when Congress is in session as when the baby gets hold of a hammer.
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.
Hammer down product fundamentals first. Make sure you've got something that works before doubling down on promotion and marketing. Create a groundswell of organic support, and only then leverage PR and advertising to spread the word.
It is better to be the hammer than the anvil.
Thaw with her gentle persuasion is more powerful than Thor with his hammer. The one melts, the other breaks into pieces.
Henry David Thoreau
A worker may be the hammer's master, but the hammer still prevails. A tool knows exactly how it is meant to be handled, while the user of the tool can only have an approximate idea.
There's something very romantic about self-destruction and sabotaging your life, and taking a hammer to it.
I have the greatest sympathy with the growth of the socialist party. I think they understand the evils that surround us and hammer them into people's minds better than we Liberals.
For all your days be prepared, and meet them ever alike. When you are the anvil, bear - when you are the hammer, strike.
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.
Maybe it's naive to say, but it almost seems like, in the past, people tried to sell you something you would actually need, like a hammer or a broom or a toothbrush. But now there's this notion that they can sell you anything. And all they have to do is convince you that you need it.
Genius is always allowed some leeway, once the hammer has been pried from its hands and the blood has been cleaned up.
You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one.
James Anthony Froude
I took all my wax studies and threw them in the fire... that's the way it is when something unpleasant happens to me. I take my hammer and I squash a figure.
Don't force it, get a bigger hammer.
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.
If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail.
In this world a man must either be anvil or hammer.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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Charles W. Chesnutt
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