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Mia Hamm

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

    Author: Abraham Maslow

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

    Author: Abraham Maslow

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

    Author: Abraham Maslow

It is tempting, if the only tool you have is a hammer, to treat everything as if it were a nail.

    Author: Abraham Maslow

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

    Author: Abraham Maslow

When all you own is a hammer, every problem starts looking like a nail.

    Author: Abraham Maslow

If at first you don't succeed, get a bigger hammer.

    Author: Alan Lewis

Sometimes life's so much cooler when you just don't know any better and all the painful lessons have not hammered your head open yet.

    Author: Anthony Kiedis

Rodgers and Hammerstein didn't mean anything to me. I just wanted to have a hit, I just wanted to be like those people on the radio. It was all of a case of the present tense with no projecting into the future, particularly.

    Author: Art Garfunkel

Don't force it, get a bigger hammer.

    Author: Arthur Bloch

When a 'Life of Brian' comes out with Muhammad in the lead role, directed by an Arab equivalent of Theo van Gogh, it will be a huge step forward.

    Author: Ayaan Hirsi Ali

France is the only place where you can make love in the afternoon without people hammering on your door.

    Author: Barbara Cartland

When my nephew was 3 and 4, he would say the most genius things. He said, You're hammer macho with FBI dogs. I thought it was just one of those great lines.

    Author: Beck

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

    Author: Benoit Mandelbrot

Stephen Sondheim told me that Oscar Hammerstein believed everything that he wrote. So there's great truth in the songs, and that's what was so wonderful to find.

    Author: Bernadette Peters

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

    Author: Bernard Baruch

Rap is poetry set to music. But to me it's like a jackhammer.

    Author: Bette Midler

I took all my wax studies and threw them in the fire... that's the way it is when something unpleasant happens to me. I take my hammer and I squash a figure.

    Author: Camille Claudel

The greatest legacy is that which benefits the widest number of people for the longest period without limit to value. No one but the Prophet Muhammad was given that role as the seal of God's message.

    Author: Cat Stevens

I have the greatest sympathy with the growth of the socialist party. I think they understand the evils that surround us and hammer them into people's minds better than we Liberals.

    Author: Charles E. Trevelyan

I'm a Republican and I'm gonna stay a Republican because they need somebody like me to stay in the Party and keep hammering away.

    Author: Charles Evers

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

    Author: Charles R. Swindoll

I've always acknowledged my debt to Hammer. I've always said I'm very grateful to them. They gave me this great opportunity, made me a well known face all over the world for which I am profoundly grateful.

    Author: Christopher Lee

Harsh counsels have no effect; they are like hammers, which are always repulsed by the anvil.

    Author: Claude Adrien Helvetius

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

    Author: Dan Hawkins

What is guilt? Guilt is the pledge drive constantly hammering in our heads that keeps us from fully enjoying the show. Guilt is the reason they put the articles in Playboy.

    Author: Dennis Miller

I like to sit in my backyard. I go out on the hammock and sit in silence and kind of meditate. Nature is calming, and it's nice to go out there and clear my head.

    Author: Devon Werkheiser

In fifty years of covering the sport, of course Muhammad Ali is by far the dominant figure.

    Author: Dick Schaap

For all your days be prepared, and meet them ever alike. When you are the anvil, bear - when you are the hammer, strike.

    Author: Edwin Markham

For the judgment was accomplished not only upon all the men of the Christian church, but also upon all who are called Mohammedans, and, moreover, upon all the Gentiles in the whole world.

    Author: Emanuel Swedenborg

It is better to be the hammer than the anvil.

    Author: Emily Dickinson

For my part, if I consider poetry as an object, I maintain that it is born of the necessity of adding a vocal sound (speech) to the hammering of the first tribal music.

    Author: Eugenio Montale

Muhammad Ali was the kind of guy you either loved or hated, but you wanted to see him. I happen to really love him. He brought boxing to another level and always made you laugh.

    Author: Gerry Cooney

Mark Hammond is working in this area, with Windows Scripting Host. It is definitely an area where Python fits almost perfectly. That's quite independent from Java, actually.

    Author: Guido van Rossum

Thaw with her gentle persuasion is more powerful than Thor with his hammer. The one melts, the other breaks into pieces.

    Author: Henry David Thoreau

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

    Author: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Heat can also be produced by the impact of imperfectly elastic bodies as well as by friction. This is the case, for instance, when we produce fire by striking flint against steel, or when an iron bar is worked for some time by powerful blows of the hammer.

    Author: Hermann von Helmholtz

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

    Author: Horace Mann

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

    Author: Horace Mann

I was right to back Muhammad Ali, but it caused me major enmity in many areas of this nation.

    Author: Howard Cosell

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

    Author: Hubert H. Humphrey

That was always the difference between Muhammad Ali and the rest of us. He came, he saw, and if he didn't entirely conquer - he came as close as anybody we are likely to see in the lifetime of this doomed generation.

    Author: Hunter S. Thompson

I'll never sell 14 million like Hammer, I just wanna do a good Ice-T show.

    Author: Ice T

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.

    Author: Imogene Coca

I'd look at one of my stonecutters hammering away at the rock, perhaps a hundred times without as much as a crack showing in it. Yet, at the hundred and first blow it would split in two, and I knew it was not that blow that did it, but all that had gone before.

    Author: Jacob August Riis

Look at a stone cutter hammering away at his rock, perhaps a hundred times without as much as a crack showing in it. Yet at the hundred-and-first blow it will split in two, and I know it was not the last blow that did it, but all that had gone before.

    Author: Jacob August Riis

When nothing seems to help, I go look at a stonecutter hammering away at his rock perhaps a hundred times without as much as a crack showing in it.

    Author: Jacob Riis

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

    Author: James Anthony Froude

Raymond Chandler once wrote that Dashiell Hammett gave murder back to the people who really committed it.

    Author: James Ellroy

Time passed by. I had furnished steam hammers to the principal foundries in England. I had sent them abroad, even to Russia. At length it became known to the Lords of the Admiralty that a new power in forging had been introduced.

    Author: James Nasmyth

But there have been many news reports that water-boarding has been used on Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, who is one of the major al Qaeda figures that we have in U.S. custody.

    Author: Jane Mayer

My place in Scotland is in the middle of nowhere, so you've just got a keyboard, guitar, a little drum machine and you know if you can work stuff out like that, if you can hammer out songs that sound good just with those three things and a voice, you're on your way.

    Author: Jay Kay

It's kind of hard to get deep with Rodgers and Hammerstein. I can't think of a moral in the music - it's just fun.

    Author: Jeff Long

I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.

    Author: John Ashbery

When you find your opponent's weak spot, hammer it.

    Author: John Heisman

I believe in God, but not as one thing, not as an old man in the sky. I believe that what people call God is something in all of us. I believe that what Jesus and Mohammed and Buddha and all the rest said was right. It's just that the translations have gone wrong.

    Author: John Lennon

Once during a taping there was an actor who kept blowing his lines. It happened again and again. Finally Norman Fell came out-he wasn't even in that scene. But Norman came out and you know what he did? He killed the guy with a hammer.

    Author: John Ritter

Why don't the names of Buddha, Mohammed, Confucius offend people? The reason is that these others didn't claim to be God, but Jesus did.

    Author: Josh McDowell

Mohammed was not an apparent failure. He was a dazzling success, politically as well as spiritually, and Islam went from strength to strength to strength.

    Author: Karen Armstrong

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

    Author: Katharine Hepburn

I was always playing the Hammond Organ back to front even during the days of the Nice, going back to 1968. Really what I was doing there, was choosing notes at random and trying to make some sense of them, improvising back to front.

    Author: Keith Emerson

Mike Tyson would have been a good sparring partner for me and Muhammad Ali because Tyson was a fast fighter and he could punch and throw good combinations.

    Author: Larry Holmes

Muhammad could take a very good punch. He was slick, he could move, he could hit, make you miss, good hand speed and combinations and one of the greatest fighters of all time in my opinion.

    Author: Larry Holmes

Those guys were made for me and Muhammad because they come straight in and don't back up but you had to watch out for his punching power but if we could have neutralized that then we would have been fine.

    Author: Larry Holmes

I think that my vampires in general were influenced by my being allowed to watch the Hammer vampire films. Vampire Circus, also shown as Circus of Fear, was one of those movies.

    Author: Laurell K. Hamilton

The country blacksmith who employs no journeyman is never conscious of any conflict between the capital invested in his anvil, hammer and bellows, and the labor he performs with them, because in fact, there is none.

    Author: Leland Stanford

Because wherever I am today, I still owe it to God and I owe it to two men - the Honorable Elijah Muhammad and Malcolm X and of course, two very special women, my mother and my wife.

    Author: Louis Farrakhan

Everything that I'm attempting to do is based on my understanding of the Honorable Elijah Muhammad and what he wanted for his people.

    Author: Louis Farrakhan

I loved Elijah Muhammad with a love that I can't adequately describe.

    Author: Louis Farrakhan

The die is set and Malcolm will not escape for the foolish talk he spoke against his benefactor, such a man, is worthy of death, and it would have been so, were it not for Muhammad's confidence that God would give him the victory over the enemies.

    Author: Louis Farrakhan

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

    Author: Mao Tse-Tung

When I read the script sometimes, it's like 'Christ! Enough!' I can't sleep at night sometimes. There's the occasional script that just hammers you, that you can't shower off.

    Author: Mariska Hargitay

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.

    Author: Matt LeBlanc

When I get really hammered I take my clothes off. That's a sure sign. It's been a long time since the last time I did that. Probably a year.

    Author: Michael Stipe

I wrote the original Mike Hammer as a comic, Mike Danger.

    Author: Mickey Spillane

Imagine this guy hits Mike Hammer over the head with a wooden coathanger and knocks him out. You hit Mike Hammer over the head with a wooden coathanger, he'll beat the crap out of you.

    Author: Mickey Spillane

A worker may be the hammer's master, but the hammer still prevails. A tool knows exactly how it is meant to be handled, while the user of the tool can only have an approximate idea.

    Author: Milan Kundera

Sure, things could always have been done better, but I just wish people would drop their political hammers for a few weeks, as happened in 2001, and work on the problem at hand.

    Author: Mitch Daniels

I'm in my usual state up here in the commentary box: high tension, heart beating like a trip hammer, whatever that is.

    Author: Murray Walker

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

    Author: Oliver Reed

Then you get into it, especially if you start talking about football, fighting and Muhammad Ali. Then the ladies get very bored and start delivering ultimatums.

    Author: Oliver Reed

Some fellow from the Third World kept hammering for prizes for a Communist film which was rotten.

    Author: Patricia Highsmith

Mohammed personally mapped out seven heavens. If he got to seven, you know there's more.

    Author: Patti Smith

I have talked to Debbie Hammond quite a bit, Jim Hammond's wife, his widow. I've seen their kids. And last time we played Dallas, a lot of them came over. It's hard for them to come see the show. It's still hard.

    Author: Reba McEntire

When you make a drama, you spend all day beating a guy to death with a hammer, or what have you. Or, you have to take a bite out of somebody's face. On the other hand, with a comedy, you yell at Billy Crystal for an hour, and you go home.

    Author: Robert De Niro

I wish there was a bar I could send opposing teams to and get them hammered or something - I could tell my buddies in New York to leave their places open or something. Playing for the Yankees, guys come at you extremely hard. I have to be ready or I'll be embarrassed.

    Author: Roger Clemens

You wanna get the truth out of me, get me hammered.

    Author: Ron White

Attempting to write vocal oriented songs to me felt like going through the motions and if you are going to go through the motions you might as well just do any gig that caused you to do repetitive motions like banging a hammer or serving fries.

    Author: Ronnie Montrose

I feel very fortunate to have been associated with people such as Rodgers and Hammerstein. I think they were geniuses of their time.

    Author: Shirley Jones

Basically, I use hammer-ons and pull-offs.

    Author: Stanley Jordan

After the Rodgers and Hammerstein revolution, songs became part of the story, as opposed to just entertainments in between comedy scenes.

    Author: Stephen Sondheim

In the Rodgers and Hammerstein generation, popular hits came out of shows and movies.

    Author: Stephen Sondheim

Oscar Hammerstein was a surrogate father during all those many days, and weeks and months when I didn't see my own father.

    Author: Stephen Sondheim

When I turned pro, Muhammad Ali was laying back, and I was able to fill up an area that was empty.

    Author: Sugar Ray Leonard

You can't dodge them all. I got hammered plenty of times through the years. But you just get up and keep playing. I can tell you from experience, though. Sometimes it hurts like hell.

    Author: Terry Bradshaw

Genius is always allowed some leeway, once the hammer has been pried from its hands and the blood has been cleaned up.

    Author: Terry Pratchett

My position is not that John Kerry is either Jesus Christ or the prophet Mohammad. My position is that John Kerry is the possibility of restarting politics.

    Author: Todd Gitlin

When leading evangelicals say terrible things about Islam, evil things about Islam, terrible things about Muhammad, they ought to be ashamed of themselves.

    Author: Tony Campolo

But I can't say that I didn't like John Hammond's performances often better than the originals.

    Author: Warren Zevon

My first album is like a terrible John Hammond album, with drums.

    Author: Warren Zevon

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