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Just because we have the best hammer does not mean that every problem is a nail.

— Barack Obama

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Hammer quote The world is waiting for you to hammer it into shape.
The world is waiting for you to hammer it into shape.

If you only have a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.

A man who governs his passions is master of his world.

We must either command them or be enslaved by them. It is better to be a hammer than an anvil.

Hammer quote In this world you must either be an anvil or a hammer.
In this world you must either be an anvil or a hammer.

I would rather be the hammer than the anvil

Art is not a mirror held up to reality but a hammer with which to shape it.


You can use an eraser on the drafting table or a sledge hammer on the construction site.

Mother says there are locked rooms inside all women, kitchen of love, bedroom of grief, bathroom of apathy. Sometimes, the men, they come with keys, and sometimes the men, they come with hammers.

The nail that stands out will be hammered down.

A rose looks grey at midnight, but the flame is just asleep.

And steel is strong because it knows the hammer and white heat.

Your body is like a piece of dynamite.

You can tap it with a pencil all day, but you'll never make it explode. You hit it once with a hammer: Bang! Get serious. Do 40 hard minutes, not an hour and half of nonsense. It's so much more rewarding.


The secret of this sport is, while you're the nail, hang in there, let them hit you, until the day you become the hammer, then you smash them back!

Our vision is so limited we can hardly imagine a love that does not show itself in protection from suffering.... The love of God did not protect His own Son.... He will not necessarily protect us - not from anything it takes to make us like His Son. A lot of hammering and chiseling and purifying by fire will have to go into the process.

You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one.

Sometimes, when we train, we simply have to go out to meet the Man with the Hammer

Our spoken word first hammers a thing desired into shape.

Our continued spoken word brings this shaped substance forth and clothes it with a visible body.


This country has come to feel the same when Congress is in session as when the baby gets hold of a hammer.

Communism is not love. Communism is a hammer which we use to crush the enemy.

The trouble with most comedians who try to do satire is that they are essentially brash, noisy and indelicate people who have to use a sledge hammer to smash a butterfly.

Treat your past as a book that you learn from instead of a hammer that you beat yourself up about.

Give a small boy a hammer and he will find that everything he encounters needs pounding.


If you take a hammer and hit something over and over again, it's gonna be destroyed. I don't wanna destroy my body cause I want my body to last me as long as it possible can. If you train hard and push it everyday, your body is going to wear out. So I give my body time to recover.

A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.

When you get that nice celebration coming into the dugout and you're getting your ass hammered by guys, there's no better feeling than to have that done.

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

When you leave the familiar and enter the unknown, your fear becomes refined by experience and hammered into tools of survival on the anvil of anxiety.


Growing up going to Christian school and the concept that you're born a sinner and you don't really have a choice to change who you are has been hammered into my head and created the entire reason why I made art and made a band and made records called 'Antichrist Superstar.'

Armie Hammer - Hammer (born August 28, 1986) is an American actor. The son of businessman Michael Armand Hammer and the great-grandson of oil tycoon Armand Hammer,

Hammer (disambiguation) - A hammer is a type of tool. Hammer or HAMMER may also refer to: Hammer Film Productions, also known as Hammer Films, a British film and television production

Hammer-on - A hammer-on is a playing technique performed on a stringed instrument (especially on a fretted string instrument, such as a guitar) by sharply bringing

Armand Hammer - Armand Hammer (May 21, 1898 – December 10, 1990) was an American business manager and owner, most closely associated with Occidental Petroleum, a company

MC Hammer - Burrell (born March 30, 1962), better known by his stage name MC Hammer (or simply Hammer), is an American rapper, dancer, record producer and entrepreneur

Jan Hammer - Jan Hammer (Czech pronunciation: [ˈjan ˈɦamɛr]) (born 17 April 1948) is a Czech-American musician, composer and record producer. He first gained his most

Hammer and sickle - The hammer and sickle (Unicode: "☭") is a symbol meant to represent proletarian solidarity – a union between the peasantry and working-class. It was first

Inverted hammer - inverted hammer is a type of candlestick pattern found after a downtrend and is usually taken to be a trend-reversal signal. The inverted hammer looks like

Lucerne hammer - blunt war hammer. The name comes from a discovery of many of these weapons in Lucerne, Switzerland. The hammer-part of the Lucerne hammer was a three-

A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on a cold iron.

We're going to hammer guns on the anvil of relentless legislative strategy! We're going to beat guns into submission!

I was walking down the street the other day and these construction workers were working on the roof hammering away. One of them told me I was a paranoid lunatic... in morse code.

We are well advised to keep on nodding terms with the people we used to be, whether we find them attractive company or not. Otherwise they turn up unannounced and surprise us, come hammering on the mind's door at 4am of a bad night and demand to know who deserted them, who betrayed them, who is going to make amends. We forget all too soon the things we thought we could never forget.


The theology of the hammer embraces wholeheartedly the idea that the love of God and love of man must be blended. The word and the deed must come together. One without the other is devoid of meaning … As the deed gets closer to the word, God gets closer to us. The results are always wonderful — and sometimes spectacular!

Look, you see those groups talkin' about negativity and anger, and they'd do that for two albums, and then you'd see them change up. I knew they couldn't do a Kurt Cobain on their whole career. You can't stay like that all the time. It's like when Hammer tried to go gangster. You can't be something that you're not.

A marble cutter, with chisel and hammer, was changing a stone into a statue.

A preacher looking on said: "I wish I could deal such changing blows on stony hearts." The workman answered: "Maybe you could, if you worked like me, upon your knees."

In this world a man must either be anvil or hammer.

Cut out the eye from a photograph of one who has been loved but is seen no more.

Attach the eye to the pendulum of a metronome and regulate the weight to suit the tempo desired. Keep going to the limit of endurance. With a hammer well-aimed, try to destroy the whole at a single blow.

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