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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.
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.
Iron rusts from disuse; water loses its purity from stagnation... even so does inaction sap the vigor of the mind.
Leonardo da Vinci
As iron is eaten away by rust, so the envious are consumed by their own passion.
As iron sharpens iron, so a friend sharpens a friend.
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.
Everything has its limit - iron ore cannot be educated into gold.
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 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
Not only strike while the iron is hot, but make it hot by striking.
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.
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
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!
Iron till it be thoroughly heated is incapable to be wrought; so God sees good to cast some men into the furnace of affliction, and then beats them on his anvil into what frame he pleases.
One must dig deeply into opposing points of view in order to know whether your own position remains defensible. Iron sharpens iron.
What Britain needs is an iron lady.
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
I have legs of iron, but to tell you the truth, they're starting to rust and buckle a bit.
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.
No performer should attempt to bite off red-hot iron unless he has a good set of teeth.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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