In this world a man must either be anvil or hammer.
— Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

One must either be the hammer or the anvil.
Proverbs anvil quote

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Freedom is hammered out on the anvil of discussion, dissent, and debate.
— Hubert Humphrey

Some people are born hammers, others anvils.
— Proverbs

Between the anvil and the hammer.
— anvil quotation by Proverbs