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Hand Tools Quotes


"The hand is the tool of tools." - Aristotle

"An artist must have his measuring tools not in the hand, but in the eye." - Michelangelo

"Symbols are to the mind what tools are to the hand-an extended application of its powers." - Dion Fortune

"And psychedelics now, as we de-condition ourselves from the post-medieval world, they are present to hand as tools." - Terence Mckenna

"Glory and gore go hand in hand." - Lorde

"Love and despair go hand in hand." - Barry Hannah

"keep your hand moving" - Natalie Goldberg

"To me, that's the role of government: not to give people a hand out, but a hand up... giving people the tools to pave their own way to success." - James Langevin

"I don't think language could have evolved if it was the only distinctive trait. It goes hand in hand with our ability to develop tools and technologies, and also with the fact that we cooperate with nonrelatives." - Steven Pinker

"We'll walk hand in hand We'll walk hand in hand We'll walk hand in hand some day... The whole wide world around some day." - Pete Seeger

"The most precise work is generally done by hand, with hand tools. Some people rely on machines for their precision, and my way of working is backwards. I rely on the machines for doing the gross stock removal and then, when it comes to the final refinements and fitting of joints and things, making things work together, I rely more on sharp-edged tools that I push by hand." - Martin Puryear

"Forgiveness should go hand-in-hand with love." - Thomas S Monson

"strength and beauty must go hand in hand" - Louisa May Alcott

"Unfortunately, gambling and winning don't often go hand-in-hand." - Pete Rose

"Freedom goes hand-in-hand with mutual respect." - Kay Rala Xanana Gusmao

"I would think beer and football go hand in hand." - Will Ferrell

"Mediocrity is a hand-rail." - Charles Louis de Secondat

"Dating is for tools." - Neil Strauss

"No man is born into the world whose work Is not born with him: there is always work, And tools to work withal, for those who will; And blessed are the horny hand of toil!" - James Russell Lowell

"When you are an artist you can turn your hand to anything, in any style. Once you have the tools then all the artforms are the same in the end." - David Bowie

"Those memories that are engraved within me become teaching tools, ways of connecting with others, of creating an empathic bridge, of reaching out a hand and saying, I've been there, too." - Dani Shapiro

"The hand tools of early times are used no more. Mammoth machines have taken their place. A few thousand capitalists own them and many millions of workingmen use them." - Eugene V Debs

"For a perfect holiday I need my iPhone and my writing tools. I write all my books by hand so black felt pens and yellow legal pads are a must. And my eyebrow pencil. I'm very low-maintenance." - Jackie Collins

"I collect old rusty hand tools and sharpen and polish them, then use them to build things out of walnut and cherry that I harvest from fallen trees in the woods." - John Grogan

"As far as CGI and hand-drawn animation, I consider them both nothing more than tools for drawing pictures, the same as crayons or oils. Which is why, to me, the most important thing is what it is you are drawing, and in the themes that I depict, I think hand-drawing is the most effective." - Mamoru Hosoda

"Realism's anxieties are not my anxieties, but I think I've had its tools close at hand all along. It may be that I'm reaching for them more often than I used to. On the other hand, I'm making no promises for the future. The material itself always gets the last word." - Roy Kesey

"There is a lovable quality about the actual tools. One feels so kindly to the thing that enables the hand to obey the brain. Moreover, one feels a good deal of respect for it; without it the brain and the hand would be helpless." - Gertrude Jekyll

"On one hand, we know that everything happens for a reason, and there are no mistakes or coincidences. On the other hand, we learn that we can never give up, knowing that with the right tools and energy, we can reverse any decree or karma. So, which is it? Let the Light decide, or never give up? The answer is: both." - Yehuda Berg

"How thoroughly it is ingrained in mathematical science that every real advance goes hand in hand with the invention of sharper tools and simpler methods which, at the same time, assist in understanding earlier theories and in casting aside some more complicated developments." - David Hilbert

"We change our tools and then our tools change us." - Jeff Bezos

"But lo! men have become the tools of their tools." - Henry David Thoreau

"Men have become the tools of their tools." - Henry David Thoreau

"We shape our tools and afterwards our tools shape us." - Marshall Mcluhan

"Only fools worship their tools" - Dee Hock

"Tools have their own integrity ..." - Vita Sackville-West

"Handle your tools without mittens." - Benjamin Franklin

"Happiness lies in your own hand" - Madonna Ciccone

"Sai holds the universe in his hand" - Sathya Sai Baba

"Steady of heart, and stout of hand." - Walter Scott

"Into thine hand I commend my spirit." - Bible

"Doodling is the brooding of the hand." - Saul Steinberg

"You cannot clap with one hand alone." - John Taylor Wood

"I'm not wild about hand-held shots." - Claude Chabrol

"My mother never took my hand." - Violette Leduc

"I used to love hand raising." - Chris Matthews

"Laws and Institutions Must Go Hand in Hand with the Progress of the Human Mind." - Francis Bacon

"He who makes a garden Works hand in hand with God." - Douglas Malloch

"Hand in hand, with fairy grace, Will we sing, and bless this place." - William Shakespeare

"His [Ishmael's] hand will be against every man, and every man's hand against him." - Bible

"Is he alone who has courage on his right hand and faith on his left hand?" - Charles Lindbergh

"If you think communism is too hard a word - necessitates for government to be your god. And for government to be your God, they need to destroy the concept of God. That's why communism and evolution go hand in hand. Evolution is one of the strongest tools of Marxism. Because if they can convince you that you came from a monkey, it's much easier to convince you that God does not exist." - Rafael Cruz

"If you realize that all things change, there is nothing you will try to hold on to. If you aren't afraid of dying, there is nothing you can't achieve. Trying to control the future is like trying to take the master carpenter's place. When you handle the master carpenter's tools, chances are that you'll cut your hand." - Laozi

"There are still psychologists who, in a basic misunderstanding, think that gestalt theory tends to underestimate the role of past experience. Gestalt theory tries to differentiate between and-summative aggregates, on the one hand, and gestalten, structures, on the other, both in sub-wholes and in the total field, and to develop appropriate scientific tools for investigating the latter." - Max Wertheimer

"Melodrama is one of my working tools and it enables me to obtain effects that would be unobtainable otherwise; on the other hand I am not deliberately melodramatic; don't get too annoyed if I say that I write in the way that I do because I am what I am." - Graham Greene

"The idea that I can be presented with a problem, set out to logically solve it with the tools at hand, and wind up with a program that could not be legally used because someone else followed the same logical steps some years ago and filed for a patent on it is horrifying." - John Carmack

"The tools are evolving, and people's interests are evolving as well. So, suddenly people like to hear bands, people like Devendra Banhart or the xx, bands that make a kind of virtue of sloppiness. That isn't what they would describe what they're doing, but the fact is they make a virtue of the sort of hand-made nature of what they're doing." - Brian Eno

"While I'm interested in philosophy, I find all the different theories out there somewhat difficult to get a firm grip on. Movies and novels, on the other hand, are easy to understand. So what I like to do is use pop cultural ephemera of all kinds as tools to help me try to understand philosophy." - Douglas Lain

"It turns out that the distance from head to hand, from wafting butterfly to entomological specimen, is achieved through regular practice. What begins as something like a dream will in fact stay a dream forever unless you have the tools and the discipline to bring it out." - Ann Patchett

"We're democratizing the tools of creativity." - Ray Kurzweil

"Excuses are tools of the incompetent" - Mike Tomlin

"Stone tools are fossilized human behavior." - Louis Leakey

"Well I think effects are tools" - Guillermo Del Toro

"A bad workman quarrels with his tools." - George Herbert

"A bad workman blames his tools." - Daphne Du Maurier

"Words are tools of imagery in motion," - Sam Shepard

"Language is the tool of the tools" - Lev S. Vygotsky

"Broken tools can be replaced. You can't." - Anonymous

"A poor workman blames his tools." - Proverbs

"There is no jesting with edge tools." - John Fletcher

"I have a thing for tools." - Tim Allen

"Wikis and social networking are just tools." - Jimmy Wales

"Well I think effects are tools." - Guillermo Del Toro

"Kings can only use their best tools." - T. H. White

"Milton, in his hand The thing became a trumpet" - William Wordsworth

"When you hand good people possibility, they do great things." - Biz Stone

"You hurt. It's okay. I hurt too. Hold my hand." - Neil Gaiman

"Can't bring back time. Like holding water in your hand." - James Joyce

"Seem'd washing his hand with invisible soap In imperceptible water." - Thomas Hood

"How many of you believe in telekinesis? Raise my hand." - Mark Twain

"Cursed be the hand that made these fatal holes." - William Shakespeare

"Put your iron hand in a velvet glove." - Napoleon Bonaparte

"A kindness received should be returned with a freer hand." - Ambrose

"Don't count on others to hand your life to you." - Sonia Friedman

"I thought you and he were hand-in-glove." - Jonathan Swift

"A cat is a tiger that is fed by hand." - Proverbs

"A balanced diet is a cookie in each hand." - Anonymous

"Never let the hand you hold, hold you down." - Anonymous

"Hope is faith holding out its hand in the dark." - George Iles

"Where a man feels pain he lays his hand." - Proverbs

"Repent ye: for the kingdom of heaven is at hand." - Bible

"A clean glove often hides a dirty hand." - Proverbs

"He who fears from near at hand often fears less." - Lucius Annaeus Seneca

"Beware the People weeping When they bare the iron hand." - Herman Melville

"Would you buy a second-hand car from this man?" - Mort Sahl

"Friends should be like books, few, but hand-selected." - C.J. Langenhoven

"I put everything into my hand luggage! Really, I do!" - Harley Vieranewton

"Give us enough but with a sparing hand." - Edmund Waller

"Don't bite the hand that has your allowance in it." - Paul Dickson

"The information I have about Iran is second hand." - Marjane Satrapi

"In my sick brain, gruesome violence and comedy go as hand-to-hand together as anything else in the world." - Seth Rogen

"He had risked his life and now it was walking away from him, hand-in-hand with a Ruffian prince." - William Goldman

"Genius, all over the world, stands hand in hand, and one shock of recognition runs the whole circle round." - Herman Melville

"Faith and doubt go hand in hand, they are complementaries. One who never doubts will never truly believe." - Hermann Hesse

"We came into the world like brother and brother; And now let's go hand in hand, not one before another." - William Shakespeare

"The security and the future of Jordan is hand-in-hand with the future of the Palestinians and the Israelis." - Abdallah Ii Of Jordan

"Magic and new technology have always walked hand in hand - even back in the days of Robert Houdin." - David Copperfield

"Only when Christ comes again will the little white children of Alabama walk hand in hand with little black children." - Billy Graham

"Man is a tool-using animal...Without tools he is nothing, with tools he is all." - Thomas Carlyle

"Filthy, mucky tools: filthy, mucky work. Clean, beautiful tools: clean, beautiful work." - Alan Chadwick

"People need new tools to work with rather than new tools that work for them." - Ivan Illich

"Intelligence is the faculty of making artificial objects, especially tools to make tools." - Henri Bergson

"We become what we behold. We shape our tools and then our tools shape us." - Marshall Mcluhan

"Man is a tool-using animal. Without tools he is nothing, with tools he is all." - Thomas Carlyle

"The sharpest tools in the box are not always the best tools for the job." - Craig Stone

"Here's why I don't have time to 'play church': at the end of the day, when I was supposed to be discarded, and the tools came in to kill me, to crush my head or whatever you're supposed to do, the Lord took His hand, pushed in there, and pushed me back out of the way. And they thought they got me. But at the end of the day God had a plan for a broken situation." - Fred Hammond

"I think there's a general confusion that my work is about types of photography. But really that's just a tool to introduce some questions I have about seeing. What happens when all of these conditions and structures and histories and cultures and tools you have around you begin to fail? On the one hand there is an engagement with histories and cultures, and on the other, there is this very lonesome space of actually coming to terms with seeing." - Elad Lassry

"Before I was married, I didn't consider my failure to manage even basic hand tools a feminist inadequacy. I thought it had more to do with being Jewish. The Jews I knew growing up didn't do 'do-it-yourself.' When my father needed to hammer something he generally used his shoe, and the only real tool he owned was a pair of needle-nose pliers." - Ayelet Waldman

"Man is a tool-using Animal. Nowhere do you find him without tools; without tools he is nothing, with tools he is all." - Thomas Carlyle

"I can make just such ones if I had tools, and I could make tools if I had tools to make them with." - Eli Whitney

"Social Media are tools, Real Time is a mindset." - David Meerman Scott

"But sometimes imperfect tools lead us toward perfect ends." - Ted Dekker

"First we build the tools, then they build us." - Marshall Mcluhan

"Knowledge and ability were tools, not things to show off." - Haruki Murakami

"I have wrought great use out of evil tools." - Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton

"We make our tools, and then they shape us." - Kenneth E. Boulding

"Tools, of course, can be the subtlest of traps." - Neil Gaiman

"Google's vision is tools that will do things for you." - Evgeny Morozov

"The psychological tools I've gained from bodybuilding will never atrophy." - Tom Platz

"The true Mason always carries his working tools everywhere." - William Howard Taft

"A politician divides mankind into two classes; tools and enemies." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Men have become the tools of their trade." - Henry David Thoreau

"New truths become evident when new tools become available." - Rosalyn Sussman Yalow

"Humor is one of the primary tools for liberation." - Frederick Lenz

"Theories are just disposable tools in the production of knowledge" - Manuel Castells

"A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Give us the tools, and we will finish the job" - Winston Churchill

"Nothing is forever, if you have enough power tools." - Albie Sachs

"Words are tools which automatically carve concepts out of experience." - Julian Huxley

"Google's vision is tools that will do things for you." - Evgeny Morozov

"Love, like Edg'd tools, should never be played with." - Mary Davys

"Steam is about creating tools for content creators and customers" - Gabe Newell

"First we shape our tools, thereafter they shape us" - Marshall Mcluhan

"I would encourage nonproprietary standards for tools and libraries" - Bjarne Stroustrup

"Science's tools will never prove or disprove God's existence." - Francis Collins

"Tools get socially interesting after they're no longer technologically interesting." - Clay Shirky

"The tools belong to the man who can use them." - Napoleon Bonaparte

"I have the talent and the tools to win." - Chris Algieri

"I've only ever been interested in drugs as therapeutic tools." - Ayelet Waldman

"Food is one of the great organizing tools." - Pete Seeger

"Google's vision is tools that will do things for you." - Evgeny Morozov



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