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"With tooth and nail." - Guillaume de Salluste Du Bartas

"Nude nail polish wins hands down over intricate nail art." - Ashley Madekwe

"Hit the nail on the head." - John Heywood

"Thunderous action and nail-biting suspense" - Peter Travers

"Hit the nail on the head." - John Fletcher

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

"Fabio Capello needs to nail his hammers to the mast." - Andy Townsend

"Lets nail it down, lets get it right." - Frank Reynolds

"A good nail does not fear being hammered." - Rita Zahara

"To someone with a hammer, everything looks like a nail." - Mark Twain

"You have there hit the nail on the head." - Francois Rabelais

"History is but the nail on which the picture hangs." - Alexandre Dumas

"It is better to be the hammer than the nail." - Robert Jordan

"The hotel I'm in has a lovely closet. A nail." - Henny Youngman

"The nail that stands out will be hammered down." - Proverbs

"The nail that sticks out farthest gets hammered the hardest." - Patrick Jones

"I haven't frequented a nail salon in a long time." - Hope Davis

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

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

"[I will] totally dismantle every intelligence agency in this country piece by piece, nail by nail, brick by brick" - Ron Dellums

"I'm really interested in vegan nail polishes, because a lot of nail polishes have a lot of toxins in them." - G Hannelius

"If you try to nail anything down, in the novel, either it kills the novel, or the novel gets up and walks away with the nail." - D H Lawrence

"I pluck with my fingernails. If I break a nail, I can't cancel a concert. So I can make a nail out of a ping-pong ball." - David Russell

"I have a generally liberal audience, but they will applaud when I nail a liberal lion." - Stephen Colbert

"Nail me to my car and I'll tell you who you are" - Chris Burden

"I cant live without Eucerin cream, lip gloss, gum, nail polish, and sparkly things." - Kelis

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

"I held a nail in place and slammed it with the hammer. Best. Chore. Ever." - Cate Tiernan

"If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail." - Abraham Maslow

"To the man with only a hammer, every problem looks like a nail." - Charlie Munger

"My one concession to American sensibilities was to remove my nail polish." - Sebastian Horsley

"To a database person, every nail looks like a thumb. Or something like that." - Jamie Zawinski

"I'll take a rusty nail and scratch your initials on my arm." - Tom Waits

"Here's how you get Hollywood in Positano: You need a nail salon and a yogurt place..." - Anne Hathaway

"If my only tool is a hammer, then every problem is a nail." - Sholem Asch

"When all you own is a hammer, every problem starts looking like a nail." - Abraham Maslow

"They'll nail anyone who ever scratched his ass during the national anthem." - Humphrey Bogart

"What, is the old king dead? As nail in door. The things I speak are just." - William Shakespeare

"A man polished to the nail. [Lat., Ad unguem factus home.]" - Horace

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

"... the thing that kept Christ on that cross was love, not the nail." - Billy Graham

"When all you've got is a hammer, bad service looks like a nail." - David "Doc" Searls

"Vicksburg is the nail head that holds the South's two halves together." - Jefferson Davis

"If you were born to be a nail, you had to be hammered." - Luis Alberto Urrea

"A nail-pierced hand holds the sceptre of the universe, and my knees bend before him." - E Stanley Jones

"If you nail a tool shed closed, how do you put the hammer away?" - George Carlin

"Vicksburg is the nail head that holds the South's two halves together." - Jefferson Davis

"If I Ever Get Back to Georgia, I'm Gonna Nail My Feet to the Ground." - Lewis Grizzard

"As the saying goes, when you`re a hammer, everything looks like a nail." - Chuck Todd

"Every time one laughs a nail is removed from one's coffin." - Proverbs

"I fought my company tooth and nail when they stopped putting out singles." - Gloria Estefan

"When you don't have a hammer, you don't want anything to look like a nail." - Robert Kagan

"My wife's so dumb, she got a nail in the spare!!" - Rodney Dangerfield

"On the back of Satan's neck is a nail scarred footprint." - C S Lewis

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

"If your only tool is a hammer, everything starts to look like a nail." - Mark Twain

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

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

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

"I can't live without Eucerin cream, lip gloss, gum, nail polish, and sparkly things." - Kelis

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

"Anyone in the Tooth & Nail or Drive-Thru scene was my thing." - Kellin Quinn

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

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

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

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

"Drink whatever you like, just so long as it coordinates with your nail varnish." - Victoria Beckham

"If you don't have humour, then you may as well nail the coffin lid down now." - Roger Moore

"By the time I was fourteen the nail in my wall would no longer support the weight of the rejection slips impaled upon it. I replaced the nail with a spike and went on writing." - Stephen King

"On the House Un-American Activities Committee: They'll nail anyone who ever scratched his ass during the National Anthem." - Humphrey Bogart

"Many hammer all over the wall and believe that with each blow they hit the nail on the head." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Life-changing gratitude does not fasten to a life unless nailed through with one very specific nail at a time." - Ann Voskamp

"Every nail driven should be as another rivet in the machine of the universe, you carrying on the work." - Henry David Thoreau

"The nail doesn't choose the time or the circumstances in which it is drawn to the magnet" - William Maxwell

"The stars looked like nail heads in the sky-pull a few of them out and the darkness would fall." - Colum Mccann

"...there were two kinds of women: those who wear nail polish and those who don't. Which do you prefer?..." - Regina Brett

"Care to our coffin adds a nail, no doubt, And every grin so merry draws one out." - John Wolcot

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

"Most women have not even been able to touch this anger, except to drive it inward like a rusted nail." - Adrienne Rich

"I've been raising up my hands drive another nail in just what God needs one more victim" - Tori Amos

"Unless you catch ideas on the wing and nail them down, you will soon cease to have any." - Virginia Woolf

"Work every day. No matter what has happened the day or night before, get up and bite on the nail." - Ernest Hemingway

"Some people are so weak that whenever they see a hammer, they immediately turn into a nail!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"Just send the emails and talk to people. Spend all your money on nail polish and opera tickets." - Jessa Crispin

"Care to our coffin adds a nail, no doubt, And every grin so merry draws one out." - John Wolcot

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

"A woman with organizing skills can run a construction company without ever picking up a hammer and nail." - Warren Farrell

"Let not adversity oppress thee: be rather like unto the nail; the farther 'tis hammered, the firmer it holds." - Ivan Panin

"I am not metrosexual. I am not macho. I am normal. I don't even wear nail paint." - Arjun Rampal

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

"I always try to have a fun nail. It's something whimsical that you can pull off anytime." - Gracie Gold

"What makes Shakespeare eternal is his grasp of psychology. He knew how to nail stuff about us as human beings." - Martin Freeman

"You have to have talent. You have to get the audition and then you have to nail the audition." - Joel Mchale

"Just because you've got a mind like a hammer doesn't mean you have to treat everyone else like a nail" - Terry Pratchett

"I'll fight like a wildcat until they nail the lid of my pine box down on me." - Eddie Rickenbacker

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

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

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

"My grandmother had this high-tech security system - a rusty nail she used to lock the door." - Quincy Jones

"I've been trying to nail it into everyone's heads that I feel like I am the most versatile rapper." - Ludacris

"Comedy is wonderful when you really nail it and you hear people laughing, but it's not always that easy." - Sandra Bullock

"The same hand that stilled the seas stills your guilt. The same hand that cleansed the Temple cleanses your heart. The hand is the hand of God. The nail is the nail of God. And as the hands of Jesus opened for the nail, the doors of heaven opened for you." - Max Lucado

"You could no more make an agreement with them than you could nail currant jelly to a wall - and the failure to nail current jelly to a wall is not due to the nail; it is due to the currant jelly." - Theodore Roosevelt

"Perseverance... keeps honor bright: to have done, is to hang quite out of fashion, like a rusty nail in monumental mockery." - William Shakespeare

"I always have red nail polish on my nails, so if they ever discontinue the red polish I wear from OPI, I'd be really upset." - Emma Roberts

"The good nail will do its job regardless what kind of hammer comes its way and what kind of surface it sits on." - Rita Zahara

"The president is the cuticle of the nail bed of America: one would think pushing back makes him stronger, yet it turns out the opposite is true." - Warren G Harding

"I only feel the pressure when we are coming up against a deadline and it's like, actually no we really have to nail this in a week!" - Karen Walker

"Knowledge-like a nail-is made load-bearing by being driven in. If it's not driven deep enough, it will break when any weight is put upon it." - Kató Lomb

"If gays are granted rights, next we'll have to give rights to prostitutes and to people who sleep with St. Bernards and to nail biters." - Anita Bryant

"I play until my fingertips are raw. Until I rip a nail and bleed on the strings. Until my hands hurt so bad I forget my heart does." - Jennifer Donnelly

"Man is a unique individual. He can never be put in a system where he becomes just another notch. Another nail." - Frank Capra

"If you had never known physical pain in your life, how could you appreciate the nail scarred hands with which Jesus Christ will meet you?" - Joni Eareckson Tada

"I"d given up on the white picket fence after Kisten had died-finding out my kids would be demons was the nail in the coffin." - Kim Harrison

"There is very little genuine rock and roll out there at the moment - but Steve Conte has hit the nail on the head with this one!" - Steve Lillywhite

"The weight is just a tool. Do you focus on the hammer or the nail? You better focus on the thing you're trying to hit." - Kai Greene

"Just because the character listens to an iPod and wears black nail polish, she's goth. That was just a misused word" - Rooney Mara

"Phew am exhausted. Just read about something called "the offside rule". Too much for my tiny brain. Must be damaged from nail polish fumes" - Kelly Cates

"When Satan attacks you, command him in the Name of Jesus to bend his neck. On the back of it you'll find there's a nail scarred foot print!" - E Stanley Jones

"An actor needs something to stabilize his personality, something to nail down what he really is, not what he is currently pretending to be." - Humphrey Bogart

"What you discover in a democracy is that it is difficult to build a house when each nail has an opinion." - Robert Breault

"I would never want to reach out someday with a soft, uncallused hand-a hand never dirtied by serving-and shake the nail-pierced hand of Jesus." - Bill Hybels

"I'd given up on the white picket fence after Kisten had died-finding out my kids would be demons was the nail in the coffin." - Kim Harrison

"Your work isn't a high stakes, nail-biting professional challenge. It's a form of play. Lighten up and have fun with it." - Sol Lewitt

"Don't expect to make a living on it. Be able to hammer a nail or do retail, doing your music on the side!" - Jake Holmes

"Fiction and poetry are the only way one can stop time and give an account of an experience and nail it down so that it lasts for ever." - Rebecca West

"I think it's always the emotional situations that are more tricky to nail and get into because I don't want to pretend." - Noomi Rapace

"Nail to the mast her holy flag, Set every threadbare sail, And give her to the God of storms, The lightning and the gale." - Oliver Wendell Holmes

"I think the museum should be an arena in which ideals can hash it out, fight it out, tooth and nail, for attention." - Kerry James Marshall

"I suppose it is tempting, if the only tool you have is a hammer, to treat everything as if it were a nail." - Abraham Maslow

"A man who's active and incisive can yet keep nail-care much in mind: why fight what's known to be decisive? custom is despot of mankind." - Aleksandr Pushkin

"He (the Emperor) is taller by almost the breadth of my nail, than any of his court, which alone is enough to strike an awe into the beholders." - Jonathan Swift

"What you discover in a democracy is that it is difficult to build a house when each nail has an opinion." - Robert Brault

"For want of a nail the shoe is lost, for want of a shoe the horse is lost, for want of a horse the rider is lost." - Proverbs

"Not a log in this buildin' but its memories has got And not a nail in this old floor but touches a tender spot." - Will Carleton

"The rust will find the sword of fame, The dust will hide the crown; Ay, none shall nail so high his name Time will not tear it down." - John Vance Cheney

"I think you should, yeah. You should wash your beard, then shave it off, nail it to a Frisbee and fling it over a rainbow." - Dylan Moran

"When you're a hammer, everything looks like a nail; and when you're a left-wing sorehead, everything is an occasion to damn the rich." - George Scialabba

"The more you love something, the worse you tend to audition. If you don't really care about something, you kind of nail it." - Lena Headey

"When modern woman discovered the orgasm it was (combined with modern birth control) perhaps the biggest single nail in the coffin of male dominance." - Eva Figes

"The red sole was born from red nail polish. I am giving back to beauty what the shoes took from the nails many years ago." - Christian Louboutin

"I am personally am a fan of buff nails - not so much of clear polish, but a great buff nail is amazing." - Adrienne Bailon

"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

"A man who's active and incisive can yet keep nail-care much in mind: why fight what's known to be decisive? custom is despot of mankind." - Alexander Pushkin

"My name is Schwitters, Kurt Schwitters.... ...I'm a painter and I nail my pictures... ...I'd like to be accepted into the Dada Club" - Kurt Schwitters

"I don't think God cares if I wear nail polish or not. I don't think that's a deal breaker for him." - Sofia Vergara

"Just because the character listens to an iPod and wears black nail polish, she's goth. That was just a misused word." - Rooney Mara

"I'll still try to nail acting jobs, but with 'Eastbound,' creating it is what gives me the ultimate pleasure at the end of the day." - Danny Mcbride

"I'm a mom - I'm lucky if I get to shower in the morning. Luckily, nail polish stays on my toes. I've been so bad on the upkeep, though." - Idina Menzel

"Invariably, it is this for which I write: the joy ... of an argument firmly made, like a nail straightly driven, its head flush to the plank." - George Will



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