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As iron is eaten away by rust, so the envious are consumed by their own passion.
Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot; but make it hot by striking.
William Butler Yeats
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.
The only time I ever enjoyed ironing was the day I accidentally got gin in the steam 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 prioritize in life. I like to work, I do TV shows, I do a lot of Iron Man training. I enjoy kicking back on a good night and drinking wine until I go to bed, and having fun with my friends. You just have to make time for it and keep it balanced.
Everything has its limit - iron ore cannot be educated into gold.
We could only solve our problems by cooperating with other countries. It would have been paradoxical not to cooperate. And therefore we needed to put an end to the Iron Curtain, to change the nature of international relations, to rid them of ideological confrontation, and particularly to end the arms race.
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.
'Iron' Mike Tyson is the last boxer who was truly embraced by the media. They followed him around. You didn't know what he was going to do next: bite you, cut you, fight you. When you think about it, that defines him - it was an exciting adventure.
From Stettin in the Baltic to Trieste in the Adriatic, an iron curtain has descended across the Continent.
I am a witness to nations and people deprived of their freedom. I was there. I watched that great Iron Curtain drop around nations which formerly had prized their freedom - good people. I was aghast as these were written off by the stroke of a pen.
Ezra Taft Benson
I'm kind of a jock. I sail, I ride a bike, I hike, I pump iron. I just love to be active.
I eat a variety of foods like vegetables, fruit and beef for protein and iron.
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
Not only strike while the iron is hot, but make it hot by striking.
I was a huge 'Pyromania' fan. You would never expect it, but I was in love with Iron Maiden; I was such a huge fan. I went to a lot of rock stuff like Van Halen, too.
Iron rusts from disuse; water loses its purity from stagnation... even so does inaction sap the vigor of the mind.
Leonardo da Vinci
One must dig deeply into opposing points of view in order to know whether your own position remains defensible. Iron sharpens iron.
The Iron Curtain may be a thing of the past, but Mother Russia is as mysterious as ever.
But scientists on both sides of the iron curtain played a very significant role in maintaining the momentum of the nuclear arms race throughout the four decades of the Cold War.
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.
Iron hand in a velvet glove.
Of what use were wings to a man fast bound in chains of iron?
Adelbert von Chamisso
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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