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Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot; but make it hot by striking.
William Butler Yeats
From Stettin in the Baltic to Trieste in the Adriatic, an iron curtain has descended across the Continent.
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
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.
Everything has its limit - iron ore cannot be educated into gold.
As iron is eaten away by rust, so the envious are consumed by their own passion.
Iron rusts from disuse; water loses its purity from stagnation... even so does inaction sap the vigor of the mind.
Leonardo da Vinci
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.
The horrors of the Second World War, the chilling winds of the Cold War and the crushing weight of the Iron Curtain are little more than fading memories. Ideals that once commanded great loyalty are now taken for granted.
Jan Peter Balkenende
A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.
A sincere diplomat is like dry water or wooden iron.
The only time I ever enjoyed ironing was the day I accidentally got gin in the steam iron.
I ate no butcher's meat, lived chiefly on fruits, vegetables, and fish, and never drank a glass of spirits or wine until my wedding day. To this I attribute my continual good health, endurance, and an iron constitution.
John James Audubon
As iron sharpens iron, so a friend sharpens a friend.
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!
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
Not only strike while the iron is hot, but make it hot by striking.
No performer should attempt to bite off red-hot iron unless he has a good set of teeth.
As much as we pump iron and we run to build our strength up, we need to build our mental strength up... so we can focus... so we can be in concert with one another.
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
Idleness is to the human mind like rust to iron.
With the advance of feudalism came the growth of iron armor, until, at last, a fighting-man resembled an armadillo.
John Boyle O'Reilly
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.
I realized what Led Zeppelin was about around the end of our first U.S. tour. We started off not even on the bill in Denver, and by the time we got to New York we were second to Iron Butterfly, and they didn't want to go on!
The teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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