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For want of a nail the shoe was lost;
for want of a shoe the horse was lost;
and for want of a horse the rider was lost.
- Benjamin Franklin

Related topics: Wisdom

CHOOSE your future, and take ACTION -
be the hammer, not the nail.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If the only tool you have is a hammer,
you tend to see every problem as a nail.
- Abraham Maslow

If your only tool is a hammer,
you tend to see every problem as a nail.
- Abraham Maslow

 

Bureaucrats: they are dead at 30 and buried at 60.
They are like custard pies; you can't nail them to a wall.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

I mean, I'm pretty good in real life,
but sometimes people seem surprised that I'm like a
normal teenager and wear black nail polish and I'm
just a little bit more edgy than the person I play on television.
- Brittany Snow

If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail.
- Bernard Baruch

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I have significant concerns about reducing the 188th
Fighter Wing's capabilities,
and will fight tooth and nail against attempts to reduce
its personnel or take away aircraft.
- Mark Pryor

When I need to nail that riff to the cross,
Marshall will always provide the hammer!
- Dan Hawkins

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

Disco dancing is just the steady thump of a giant moron
knocking in an endless nail.
- Clive James

My name is Kurt Schwitters...
I am an artist and I nail my pictures together.
- Kurt Schwitters

Let's nail it down, let's get it right.
- Frank Reynolds

A nail is driven out by another nail.
Habit is overcome by habit.
- Desiderius Erasmus

He that is good with a hammer tends to think everything is a nail.
- Abraham Maslow

And I wouldn't take on such a big thing if I didn't think I could nail it.
- Trish Stratus

In Hollywood today, it's cool for guys to wear nail
polish and earrings in their lips and tongues.
I don't get it.
- Scott Caan

I do think a carpenter needs a good hammer to bang in the nail.
- Oliver Reed

I toured in Europe first, before I did any touring in the U.S.
It was with Jimmy Nail and others.
- Deana Carter

As a Member of the CBC, I will fight tooth and nail
to increase funding for programs,
such as Ryan White, that were flat funded in the President's budget.
- Corrine Brown

A policeman, as you discover, has to put up with a hell of a lot of abuse.
A man in any other line of work would nail a guy who
laid that kind of abuse on him.
I know I would.
- Kent McCord

Products made in China are cheap through the exploitation of the workforce.
Every time we shop, we are driving the nail further
into the coffin of American manufacturing jobs.
- Joe Baca

A rusty nail placed near a faithful compass,
will sway it from the truth, and wreck the argosy.
- Walter Scott

I'm totally opposed to vouchers.
I will fight them tooth and nail.
- Charles Schumer

We have one of the highest interest rates in the world,
and we owe more money per capita than any other country.
All we need is a nail hole in the bottom of the boat and we're sunk.
- Pauline Hanson

Every now and then you'll nail one that's really,
really special.
And that's what you live for.
- Bob Seger

My introduction to the Brady book was an attempt to
nail the exact same idea since Brady addressed the point.
And since I write pornography, naturally,
something of an obsession for me.
- Peter Sotos

Painting is a nail to which I fasten my ideas.
- Georges Braque

Actually, I wear the nail polish to hide how grubby my nails are.
- Caroline Corr

Bad company is like a nail driven into a post,
which, after the first and second blow,
may be drawn out with little difficulty;
but being once driven up to the head,
the pincers cannot take hold to draw it out,
but which can only be done by the destruction of the wood.
- Saint Aurelius Augustine

You have to nail the right tone because sometimes when
you just see his films cold,
you're not quite sure.
It's the same in - I'm trying to think of other directors with a similar sense -
David Lynch's films,
Tim's films, some of Cronenberg's stuff.
- Danny Elfman

Piper insisted she had to be out of breath when we played this one scene,
so she ran around the block.
Thank God she wasn't doing a crucifixtion scene;
we would have had to nail her to the wall.
- Dick York

Overall, we had about 50 meetings where the brothers
would say that I couldn't do any solo records,
I couldn't write for other people, I couldn't do this and I couldn't do that.
These guys were trying to nail my feet to the ground.
- Sammy Hagar

There are some images that I will only use once,
and not use again because they don't seem to really
hit the nail right on the head,
but there are some which are so strong they have to be reduced;
sometimes just reusing them makes them stronger.
- Keith Haring

I trained like an animal, but the thing is focus and concentration.
When the bell rings it's like when the little red light goes on over the camera.
And I can usually nail my lines on the first or second
take because I'm right there.
- Mickey Rourke

People get on a show and they fought tooth and nail.
Almost 95% of the actors out there want to be on a television series.
Then as soon as they get onto one, no,
no, I want to be a movie star.
This television series stuff, no, no no.
- Victoria Pratt

If you think before you speak the other guy gets his joke in first.
- Jimmy Nail

Why would Senator Allen want to oppose saving money
for the state? It's simply another example of Republicans
fighting the governor tooth and nail against any measure
where she might be able to turn the state's budget around.
- Bart Stupak

As the writer, you're always a presence in the song.
If you get close to what human beings are like,
you're writing about common experience.
We all do much the same things, so if you nail somebody,
then you've also nailed yourself.
- Richard Thompson

I like the bad-boy types.
Generally the guy I'm attracted to is the guy in the
club with all the tattoos and nail polish.
He's usually the lead singer in a punk band and plays guitar.
But my serious boyfriends are relatively clean-cut,
nice guys.
So it's strange.
- Megan Fox

When part of what you're trying to get at is the truth hidden under a taboo,
or when you want to nail a hypocrisy,
laughter is a very useful tool.
I want to show the painful side of existence,
but there is no question I also want to make people laugh.
- Todd Solondz

The Democratic party of Florida has put a temperance
plank in its platform and the Republican party of every
state would nail that plank in their platform if they
thought it would carry the election.
- Billy Sunday

I like Nine Inch Nails, and I like hip-hop.
- Axl Rose

Some men are like nails, very easily drawn;
others however are more like rivets never drawn at all.
- John Burroughs

No brilliance is needed in the law.
Nothing but common sense, and relatively clean finger nails.
- John Mortimer

There is a joke that your hammer will always find nails to hit.
I find that perfectly acceptable.
- Benoit Mandelbrot

I suppose if you've never bitten your nails,
there isn't any way to explain the habit.
It's not enjoyable, really, but there is a certain satisfaction -
pride in a job well done.
- Anderson Cooper

I like music that's more offensive.
I like it to sound like nails on a blackboard,
get me wild.
- Iggy Pop

Pithy sentences are like sharp nails which force truth upon our memory.
- Denis Diderot

But the exposure we got by doing the stint with Nine
Inch Nails brought us a lot of attention.
- Daisy Berkowitz

I don't do yoga.
I bite the hella outta my nails.
I smoke, I eat all the wrong food, I don't exercise.
- Lisa Marie Presley

Appearance is something you should definitely consider when you're going out.
Have your girlfriend clip your nails or something like that.
- Usher Raymond

I have the reputation of being easygoing.
But inside, I'm like nails.
I will kill.
- Calvin Klein

Still falls the rain - dark as the world of man,
black as our loss - blind as the nineteen hundred and
forty nails upon the Cross.
- Edith Sitwell

Men, like nails, lose their usefulness when they lose
their direction and begin to bend.
- Walter Savage Landor

I've always liked the heavier stuff.
I've always loved Tool and System of a Down,
Korn and Nine Inch Nails.
- Rick Springfield

If I didn't have fake nails, my fingers would be bloody stumps.
- Nikki Cox

Some kinds of nails, such as those used for defending
the soles of coarse shoes,
called hobnails, require a particular form of the head,
which is made by the stroke of a die.
- Charles Babbage

There was a time when nails were high-tech.
There was a time when people had to be told how to use a telephone.
Technology is just a tool.
People use tools to improve their lives.
- Tom Clancy

In this industry, there are only two ways up the ladder.
Rung by rung or claw your way to the top.
It's sure been tough on my nails.
- Jack Nicholson

People, like nails, lose their effectiveness when they
lose direction and begin to bend.
- Walter Savage Landor

Man is a wingless animal with two feet and flat nails.
- Plato

Whenever I see his finger nails, I thank God I don't
have to look at his feet.
- Athene Seyler

Sentences are like sharp nails, which force truth upon our memories.
- Denis Diderot

I'm more of a guy's girl.
I like having a beer in a bar, and I don't bicker or
sit down and do my nails.
But I have two sisters and a mother,
and we're Latin,
so we gossip.
- Zoe Saldana

Certain people in the United States are driving nails
into this structure of our relationship,
then cutting off the heads.
So the Soviets must use their teeth to pull them out.
- Mikhail Gorbachev

I used to lie between cool, clean sheets at night after I'd had a bath,
after I had washed my hair and scrubbed my knuckles
and finger-nails and teeth.
Then I could lie quite still in the dark with my face
to the window with the trees in it,
and talk to God.
- Frances Farmer

With a lot of hair and make-up then I'm possibly,
remotely attractive.
But it's rare, I don't think I'm ugly but I'm nothing particularly special.
I'm not a yoga and health girl.
I don't exercise that much and I eat crap and smoke and bite my nails.
- Lisa Marie Presley

We found that the most exciting environments,
that treated people very well, are also tough as nails.
There is no bureaucratic mumbo-jumbo...
excellent companies provide two things simultaneously:
tough environments and very supportive environments.
- Tom Peters

Though I still have no semblance of a life outside
of Nine Inch Nails at the moment,
I realize my goals have gone from getting a record
deal or selling another record to being a better person,
more well-rounded, having friends, having a relationship with somebody.
- Trent Reznor

This whole acting thing was always just for me and
was always an absolute shot in the dark.
If it didn't pan out, I had my hammer and tool belt,
banging nails again tomorrow if I had to.
- Matt LeBlanc


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