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Everything has its limit - iron ore cannot be educated into gold.
From Stettin in the Baltic to Trieste in the Adriatic, an iron curtain has descended across the Continent.
In the course of history, men come to see that iron necessity is neither iron nor necessary.
A sense is what has the power of receiving into itself the sensible forms of things without the matter, in the way in which a piece of wax takes on the impress of a signet-ring without the iron or gold.
The unthankful heart... discovers no mercies; but let the thankful heart sweep through the day and, as the magnet finds the iron, so it will find, in every hour, some heavenly blessings!
Henry Ward Beecher
Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot; but make it hot by striking.
William Butler Yeats
What Britain needs is an iron lady.
The only time I ever enjoyed ironing was the day I accidentally got gin in the steam iron.
If you lead a country like Britain, a strong country, a country which has taken a lead in world affairs in good times and in bad, a country that is always reliable, then you have to have a touch of iron about you.
Iron rusts from disuse; water loses its purity from stagnation... even so does inaction sap the vigor of the mind.
Leonardo da Vinci
A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.
As iron sharpens iron, so a friend sharpens a friend.
From behind the Iron Curtain, there are signs that tyranny is in trouble and reminders that its structure is as brittle as its surface is hard.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
No iron chain, or outward force of any kind, can ever compel the soul of a person to believe or to disbelieve.
Not only strike while the iron is hot, but make it hot by striking.
A sincere diplomat is like dry water or wooden iron.
The great questions of the day will not be settled by means of speeches and majority decisions but by iron and blood.
Otto von Bismarck
I want to talk to the bullied kids of the world. Tell them to hang on, it will get better. Know that an 'Iron Chef,' actors, musicians, artists and all successful people have probably been bullied in their life. And the best part of your life is yet to come. Whatever it takes to live, do it!
As iron is eaten away by rust, so the envious are consumed by their own passion.
The firmest of friendships have been formed in mutual adversity, as iron is most strongly united by the fiercest flame.
Charles Caleb Colton
Stone walls confine a tinker; cold iron binds a witch; but a musician's music can never be fettered, for it lives first in her heart and mind.
Charles de Lint
Guilt upon the conscience, like rust upon iron, both defiles and consumes it, gnawing and creeping into it, as that does which at last eats out the very heart and substance of the metal.
There is nothing in machinery, there is nothing in embankments and railways and iron bridges and engineering devices to oblige them to be ugly. Ugliness is the measure of imperfection.
H. G. Wells
For ten years Caesar ruled with an iron hand. Then with a wooden foot, and finally with a piece of string.
The teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.
When I say artist I mean the man who is building things - creating molding the earth - whether it be the plains of the west - or the iron ore of Penn. It's all a big game of construction - some with a brush - some with a shovel - some choose a pen.
Without passion man is a mere latent force and possibility, like the flint which awaits the shock of the iron before it can give forth its spark.
Henri Frederic Amiel
In case of a thunderstorm, stand in the middle of the fairway and hold up a one iron. Not even God can hit a one iron.
I've banged my head quite a bit. I liked Iron Maiden, Ozzy, AC/DC. And of course, Ratt and Poison.
To go into therapy is an adventure, not really to iron anything out.
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