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The good ideas are all hammered out in agony by individuals, not spewed out by groups.
Creativity
Charles Browder

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Drop the hammer and pick up the shovel.
Service
J. A. Dever

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It is better to be the hammer than the anvil.
Action
French Proverb

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You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one.
Character
James A. Froude

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Between the anvil and the hammer.
Danger
German Proverb

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One must either be the hammer or the anvil.
Fate
German Proverb

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Harsh counsels have no effect; they are like hammers which are always repulsed by the anvil.
Critics and Criticism
Claude A. Helvetius

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Why slap them on the wrist with feather when you can belt them over the head with a sledgehammer.
Force
Katharine Hepburn

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

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The nail that sticks up will be hammered down.
Individuality
Japanese Proverb

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

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

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At no time is freedom of speech more precious than when a man hits his thumb with a hammer.
Freedom of Speech
Marshall Lumsden

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If you would win the world, melt it, do not hammer it.
Manners
Alexander Maclaren

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

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To the man who only has a hammer, everything he encounters begins to look like a nail.
Adaptability
Abraham H. Maslow

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Some people are born hammers, others anvils.
Character
Proverb

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A family is a place where principles are hammered and honed on the anvil of everyday living.
Family
Charles Swindoll

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Communism is not love. Communism is a hammer which we use to crush the enemy.
Communism and Socialism
Mao Zedong

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun