Quotes and Sayings about Tools
"There is a lot of use of ProTools in professional studios, but this is mostly for the special effects it allows, not for sound quality. These special effects soon fall out of fashion, and I don't think this trend will define studios permanently."
- Steve Albini
(Related: Quality, Fashion, Sound, Will)
"You've got to push yourself harder. You've got to start looking for pictures nobody else could take. You've got to take the tools you have and probe deeper."
- William Albert Allard
"The war we are fighting today against terrorism is a multifaceted fight. We have to use every tool in our toolkit to wage this war - diplomacy, finance, intelligence, law enforcement, and of course, military power - and we are developing new tools as we go along."
- Richard Armitage
(Related: Power, War, Finance, Intelligence, Diplomacy, Fight, Fighting, Law, Military, Terrorism, Today, Tools, Wage)
"What that book does for me is give me the tools in the same way that I had the tools when I learned the regular scales or the alphabet. If you give me the tools, the syntax, and the grammar, it still doesn't tell me how to write Ulysses."
- David Baker
(Related: Grammar, Tools)
"Poetry is but another form of inquiry into the nature of phenomena, using with its own unique procedures and tools."
- John Barton
(Related: Nature, Poetry, Tools)
"China has legally purchased high performance computers, advanced machine tools, and semiconductor-manufacturing equipment from several American companies."
- Charles Foster Bass
(Related: Computers, Performance, American, Machine, Tools)
"Intelligence is the faculty of making artificial objects, especially tools to make tools."
- Henri Bergson
(Related: Intelligence, Tools)
"Only with the tools of production in their own hands could the workers ever hope to control their own lives and receive the fruits of their labor."
- Ella R. Bloor
(Related: Control, Hope, Labor, Production, Tools, Workers)
"For this reason, it is essential that our Nation's rural transportation professionals be provided with the necessary tools and support to promote and showcase the value, benefits, and accomplishments of rural transportation planning and development."
- Kit Bond
(Related: Development, Accomplishments, Benefits, Nation, Planning, professionals, Reason, Support, Tools, Value)
"I am in favor of complete freedom of information and of free access to the new communication tools, in particular the Internet."
- Omar Bongo
(Related: Communication, Freedom, Information, Internet, Tools)
"It is clear we can make reforms to better ensure we are giving law enforcement all of the tools they need while maintaining the appropriate safeguards to protect the very freedoms we cherish."
- Leonard Boswell
(Related: Giving, Law, Tools)
"Many applications of the coincidence method will therefore be found in the large field of nuclear physics, and we can say without exaggeration that the method is one of the essential tools of the modern nuclear physicist."
- Walther Bothe
(Related: Exaggeration, Physics, Tools, Will)
"We've got to search back to our last known safe landmark. I can't say exactly where, but I think it's back there at the start of the Industrial Revolution, we began applying energy in vast amounts to tools with which we began tearing the environment apart."
- David R. Brower
(Related: Energy, Environment, Revolution, Tools)
"Sin has many tools, but a lie is the handle which fits them all."
- Edmund Burke
(Related: Lie, Sin, Tools)
"We developed simple test tools to optimize imaging parameters. No company was interested in our idea."
- John Cameron
(Related: Idea, Company, Tools)
"Man is a tool-using animal. Without tools he is nothing, with tools he is all."
- Thomas Carlyle
(Related: Man, Nothing, Tools)
"The Xbox 360 is the first console that I've ever worked with that actually has development tools that are better for games than what we've had on PC."
- John Carmack
(Related: Development, First, Games, Tools)
"We need to be a leadership position about protecting minors on the Internet and, more importantly, giving the parents the tools they need to protect them."
- Peter Chernin
(Related: Leadership, Giving, Internet, Parents, Tools)
"Without the right tools, we can't police our markets from illegal trade."
- Chris Chocola
(Related: Police, Right, Tools, Trade)
"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
(Related: Technology, Time, People, Tools)
"'Authoring tools' are terrible; there is almost no software that can create closed captions for media players. And of course there is no training. TV captioning is bad enough, and this stuff is generally worse."
- Joe Clark
(Related: Media, Software, Tools, Training)
"To put it better, we believe the radar gun will get you drafted, but you have to pitch to get to the big leagues. Tools will get you drafted, but you have to be able to play to get to the big leagues."
- Roy Clark
(Related: Play, Tools, Will)
"No doubt, man will continue to weigh and to measure, watch himself grow, and his Universe around him and with him, according to the ever growing powers of his tools."
- Albert Claude
(Related: Doubt, Man, Measure, Tools, Universe, Will)
"The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools."
(Related: Life, Work, Diligence, Expectations, First, Tools)
"Some great men owe most of their greatness to the ability of detecting in those they destine for their tools the exact quality of strength that matters for their work."
- Joseph Conrad
(Related: Men, Work, Quality, Greatness, Strength, Ability, Tools)
"Yes, we record practically everything on Pro Tools."
- Caroline Corr
"All my vocals were recorded at home, which was great for me. You can actually have a studio in a computer program called ProTools. I did half the record with ProTools."
- David Coverdale
(Related: Home, Computer)
"It's well known I'm a Scientologist, and that has helped me to find that inner peace in my life and it's something that has given me great stability and tools that I use."
- Tom Cruise
(Related: Life, Peace, Stability, Tools)
"While many hackers have the knowledge, skills, and tools to attack computer systems, they generally lack the motivation to cause violence or severe economic or social harm."
- Dorothy Denning
(Related: Motivation, Knowledge, Cause, Computer, Harm, Tools, Violence)
"Further, the next generation of terrorists will grow up in a digital world, with ever more powerful and easy-to-use hacking tools at their disposal."
- Dorothy Denning
(Related: Tools, Will, World)
"Things must be done by parties, not by persons using parties as tools."
- Benjamin Disraeli
"Pell Grants are, and have been, critically important tools in making higher education a possibility for lower- and middle-income students."
- Christopher Dodd
(Related: Education, Possibility, Students, Tools)
"Spanking and verbal criticism have become, to many parents, more important tools of child rearing than approval."
- Phil Donahue
(Related: Approval, Criticism, Parents, Tools)
"Likewise nanotechnology will, once it gets under way, depend on the tools we have then and our ability to use them, and not on the steps that got us there."
- K. Eric Drexler
(Related: Ability, Tools, Will)
"Teaching is the only major occupation of man for which we have not yet developed tools that make an average person capable of competence and performance. In teaching we rely on the "naturals," the ones who somehow know how to teach."
- Peter Drucker
(Related: Performance, Competence, Occupation, Teaching, Tools)
"We all join the President in applauding the sacrifices made by our brave men and women in uniform. But we must continue to provide them the tools they need to accomplish the difficult tasks they face."
- Dick Durbin
(Related: Men, Women, President, Tools)
"There is a great satisfaction in building good tools for other people to use."
- Freeman Dyson
(Related: People, Building, Satisfaction, Tools)
"The big artist keeps an eye on nature and steals her tools."
- Thomas Eakins
(Related: Nature, Artist, Eye, Tools)
"The foundations of democratic transition should be laid in accordance with a sincere and committed strategy that is supported by various policy tools, and implemented wisely."
- Recep Tayyip Erdogan
(Related: Policy, Strategy, Tools)
"I think education is one of the greatest tools for most kids not only to expand their book knowledge, but their ability to experience new things - I think it opens more doors than any other experience I can think of."
- Will Estes
(Related: Education, Experience, Knowledge, Ability, Kids, Tools)
"For me, an area of moral clarity is: you're in front of someone who's suffering and you have the tools at your disposal to alleviate that suffering or even eradicate it, and you act."
- Paul Farmer
(Related: Act, Clarity, Suffering, Tools)
"In fact, the socialization gives us the tools to fill our evolutionary roles. They are our building blocks."
- Warren Farrell
(Related: Building, Fact, Tools)
"My own experience has been that the tools I need for my trade are paper, tobacco, food, and a little whisky."
- William Faulkner
(Related: Experience, Food, Tools, Trade)
"The tools I need for my work are paper, tobacco, food, and a little whiskey."
- William Faulkner
(Related: Work, Food, Tools)
"We were given clear concrete tools. The course did a great job demystifying the art of fiction writing and fostering confidence. The instructor brought complex concepts down to earth. I will miss coming here every week."
- Miguel Ferrer
(Related: Art, Confidence, Earth, Fiction, Job, Tools, Will, Writing)
"These are busy times for the Border Patrol, the customs agents, immigration folks; but if we are going to send these agencies to fight a war on drugs, to fight a war against illegal behavior, we have to send them the proper tools."
- Bob Filner
(Related: War, Behavior, Drugs, Fight, Tools)
"Well, I don't think I've ever consciously come up with tricks and tools to, kind of, hide. I do think I'm a bit more vigilant, in terms of safety issues and things. And sometimes it is kind of nice to try to hold onto your anonymity."
- Calista Flockhart
(Related: Safety, Tools)
"Sun's role in the grand scheme of development is to work on the runtime environment and the APIs. The tools we produce are much more for systems programmers, not enterprise developers."
- John Fowler
(Related: Work, Development, Environment, Sun, Tools)
"All our work, our whole life is a matter of semantics, because words are the tools with which we work, the material out of which laws are made, out of which the Constitution was written. Everything depends on our understanding of them."
- Felix Frankfurter
(Related: Life, Work, Constitution, Laws, Semantics, Tools, Understanding, Words)
"Big Linux deployments have reached the point where it's become a real problem for administrators that they don't have nice tools to manage their servers and desktops."
- Nat Friedman
(Related: Linux, Tools)
"We have played a critical role in meeting the new safety standards. The Canadian space industry contributed new tools that make the inspection of the space shuttle possible."
- Marc Garneau
(Related: Meeting, Safety, Space, Tools)
"New standards for safety are now in place and Canada has helped provide tools and techniques that were needed. Technologies like these are innovative and represent great achievements for us."
- Marc Garneau
(Related: Canada, Now, Safety, Tools)
"But despite the universality of URLs, we often forget that they're not just a handy way to address network resources. They're also valuable communication tools."
- Jesse James Garrett
(Related: Communication, Forget, Network, Tools)
"I think it's fair to say that personal computers have become the most empowering tool we've ever created. They're tools of communication, they're tools of creativity, and they can be shaped by their user."
- Bill Gates
(Related: Computers, Creativity, Communication, Tools)
"We have the most crude accounting tools. It's tragic because our accounts and our national arithmetic doesn't tell us the things that we need to know."
- Susan George
(Related: Arithmetic, Tools)
"Since its enactment in the weeks following the September 11 terrorist attacks, the tools in the Patriot Act have been used by law enforcement to stop more than 400 terrorist threats to our families and communities."
- Jim Gerlach
(Related: Act, Law, Tools)
"Computers are magnificent tools for the realization of our dreams, but no machine can replace the human spark of spirit, compassion, love, and understanding."
- Louis Gerstner
(Related: Computers, Dreams, Love, Compassion, Machine, Spirit, Tools, Understanding)
"Hopefully this movie will help people understand that if a child is never given the tools to know how to love others and love and respect themselves, this is what happens."
- Jami Gertz
(Related: Love, People, Help, Respect, Tools, Will)
"But at the beginning, our definition of the genocide was what happened to Armenia in 1917 or 1919, it's happened to the Jew in Europe, and we were not realizing - In our point of view, they have not the tools to do a genocide."
- Boutros Boutros Ghali
(Related: Beginning, Europe, Genocide, Tools)
"Teachers are expected to reach unattainable goals with inadequate tools. The miracle is that at times they accomplish this impossible task."
- Haim Ginott
(Related: Goals, Teachers, Tools)
"If we talk about literacy, we have to talk about how to enhance our children's mastery over the tools needed to live intelligent, creative, and involved lives."
- Danny Glover
(Related: Children, Talk, Tools)
"We use tools such as email, not just as a way to keep in daily touch with family members who live in other cities, but also as a way to keep in touch with staff and members of the public."
- Tipper Gore
(Related: Family, Cities, Public, Tools)
"When people learn no tools of judgment and merely follow their hopes, the seeds of political manipulation are sown."
- Stephen Jay Gould
(Related: People, Judgment, Manipulation, Tools)
"To compete in a global economy, our students must continue their education beyond high school. To make this expectation a reality, we must give students the tools they need to succeed, including the opportunity to take a college entrance exam."
- Jennifer Granholm
(Related: Education, Opportunity, College, Economy, Expectation, Reality, School, Students, Succeed, Tools)
"Coltrane would do what you'd get a Roland Pro Tools module to do but with a group of jazz musicians."
- Colin Greenwood
(Related: Jazz, Musicians, Tools)
"One of the most powerful tools for empowering individuals and communities is making certain that any individual who wants to receive a quality education can do so."
- Christine Gregoire
(Related: Education, Quality, Tools)
"I believe it is essential for our planetary future to develop tools that can change the consciousness which has created the crisis that we are in."
- Stanislav Grof
(Related: Change, Consciousness, Crisis, Future, Tools)
"Many of us who have experienced psychedelics feel very much that they are sacred tools. They open spiritual awareness."
- Stanislav Grof
(Related: Awareness, Open, Spiritual, Tools)
"I don't want to wear my compositional tools on my sleeve."
- Lou Harrison
(Related: Tools, Want)
"It's a tough time my friends. We need to make sacrifices to ensure our troops have the tools they need in order to get the job done. This budget will help us win the War on Terror."
- Dennis Hastert
(Related: Time, War, Friends, Help, Job, Order, Terror, Tools, Troops, Will)
"Some records with drum machines on them sound phony and plastic. It all depends on how you use the tools."
- Don Henley
(Related: Machines, Sound, Tools)
"We must give Oklahoma families the opportunity to thrive and prosper. We must give all Oklahomans the tools necessary to pursue the American dream. And then, we must get out of the way."
- Brad Henry
(Related: Dream, Opportunity, American, Tools)
"Do not wait; the time will never be "just right." Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along."
- George Herbert
(Related: Time, Work, May, Right, Tools, Will)
"If I couldn't do it, then I'd be defeated. I've got the tools to do it. I never did question my tools."
- Billy Higgins
(Related: Question, Tools)
"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
(Related: Science, Time, Invention, Theories, Tools, Understanding)
"Writing a song is much like being an author. Yes, we all have tools to write (everyone has a brain I hope!), but that doesn't all of a sudden make us best selling authors."
- Ken Hill
(Related: Selling, Being, Song, Tools, Writing)
"If our main goal is to connect emotionally, we should want to have as many tools as we possibly can to achieve that goal. The more abilities that we have, the more choices we can make musically."
- Ken Hill
(Related: Goal, Choices, Tools, Want)
"A person's credit report is one of the most important tools consumers can use to maintain their financial security and credit rating, but for so long many did not know how to obtain one, or what to do with the information it provided."
- Ruben Hinojosa
(Related: Financial, Credit, Information, Security, Tools)
"We have the tools, but we have to learn how to use them. That is my political philosophy."
- Harri Holkeri
(Related: Philosophy, Tools)
"Like all tools, modern technology has produced some wonderful moments in music and also some horrors."
- Hugh Hopper
(Related: Music, Technology, Moments, Tools)
"Words are the basic tools, if you are a writer. But why? Why do you choose one set of tools rather than another?"
- James D. Houston
(Related: Tools, Words, Writer)
"Words are the basic tools, if you are a writer."
- James Houston
(Related: Tools, Words, Writer)
"A determined soul will do more with a rusty monkey wrench than a loafer will accomplish with all the tools in a machine shop."
- Robert Hughes
(Related: Soul, Machine, Tools, Will)
"If we really wanted to be cool, and everyone in the world had Pro Tools, we could just put it up on the internet and everyone could make their own record out of it."
- Charlie Hunter
(Related: Internet, Tools, World)
"The Indians could not undertake any widespread cultivation of the plains not only because they lacked iron tools but also because they had no draft animals."
- Ellsworth Huntington
(Related: Animals, Draft, Tools)
"Do you know what we are those of us who count as pillars of society? We are society's tools, neither more nor less."
- Henrik Ibsen
(Related: Society, Tools)
"In some cases we've been building tools that are specific to Linux for the desktop, and they only work on Linux, but I see two major projects that are wildly, wildly successful: Mozilla and OpenOffice, and those two programs are cross platform."
- Miguel de Icaza
(Related: Work, Building, Linux, Projects, Tools)
"We in Congress need to support the American forces in every conceivable way, giving them the tools to continue to convert, capture or kill terrorists and the time to equip the Iraqi security forces."
- Bob Inglis
(Related: Time, American, Congress, Giving, Security, Support, Tools)
"One of the greatest and simplest tools for learning more and growing is doing more."
- Washington Irving
(Related: Learning, Tools)
"Dependence begets subservience and venality, suffocates the germ of virtue, and prepares fit tools for the designs of ambition."
- Thomas Jefferson
(Related: Virtue, Ambition, Dependence, Tools)
"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
(Related: Quality, Respect, Tools)
"Long-lasting change that will help you create new habits and actions requires an inside-out approach, as well as two very important tools: the mirror and time."
- Darren L. Johnson
(Related: Change, Time, Actions, Habits, Help, Will)
"I think the hard thing about all these tools is that it takes a fair amount of effort to become proficient."
- Bill Joy
(Related: Effort, Tools)
"I was trying to figure out what to do next, I'd been accumulating ideas for productivity tools - software people could use every day, particularly to help organize their lives."
- Mitch Kapor
(Related: People, Ideas, Day, Help, Productivity, Software, Tools, Trying)
"To create characters, one must build background. And one of the tools we use is improvisation."
- Harvey Keitel
"We must continue to work hard on the federal level, to make sure that our local law enforcement and communities have the tools and resources they need to fight this war against methamphetamine, and keep our kids safe."
- Mark Kennedy
(Related: War, Work, Fight, Kids, Law, Tools)
"The internet has become such a great tool not just for chefs but for everyone. The net has given everyone the tools to see and almost experience new and different ideas."
- Graham Kerr
(Related: Experience, Ideas, Internet, Tools)
"We believe that economics does not necessarily have to be a zero-sum game; it can be a win-win proposition for everyone involved so long as they have the tools in which to succeed."
- Ron Kind
(Related: Economics, Succeed, Tools)
"Have thy tools ready. God will find thee work."
- Charles Kingsley
(Related: Work, God, Tools, Will)
"Humor can be one of our best survival tools."
- Allen Klein
(Related: Humor, Survival, Tools)
"When we talk about justice in America we're really talking about justice brought about by the people, not by judges who are tools of the establishment or prosecutors who are are equally tools of the establishment or the wardens or the police officers."
- William Kunstler
(Related: People, America, Judges, Justice, Police, Talk, Talking, Tools)
"Style used to be an interaction between the human soul and tools that were limiting. In the digital era, it will have to come from the soul alone."
- Jaron Lanier
(Related: Soul, Style, Tools, Will)
"I ask the American people to consider the legacy this administration has handed us in the defense budget as we spend billions of U.S. taxpayer dollars without the tools and ability to track these dollars."
- Rick Larsen
(Related: People, Ability, American, Defense, Tools)
"In the Radiation Laboratory we count it a privilege to do everything we can to assist our medical colleagues in the application of these new tools to the problems of human suffering."
- Ernest Lawrence
(Related: Medical, Privilege, Problems, Suffering, Tools)
"I felt that in time simple stone tools would be found in early Pleistocene in England."
- Louis Leakey
(Related: Time, England, Tools)
"The first money I ever earned was for drawing stone tools."
- Mary Leakey
(Related: Money, First, Tools)
"When you write down your ideas you automatically focus your full attention on them. Few if any of us can write one thought and think another at the same time. Thus a pencil and paper make excellent concentration tools."
- Michael LeBoeuf
(Related: Time, Thought, Ideas, Attention, Focus, Tools)
"Every day, first responders put their own lives on the line to ensure our safety. The least we can do is make sure they have the tools to protect and serve their communities."
- Joe Lieberman
(Related: Day, First, Safety, Tools)
"This is the front edge of the spiritual, psychological movement and is where the tools of psychology have finally come together to create a mass healing. I think spiritual psychology is the next wave."
- Kenny Loggins
(Related: Healing, Psychology, Spiritual, Tools)
"The master's tools will never dismantle the master's house."
- Audre Lorde
(Related: Tools, Will)
"No tools have yet been met with in any of the gravels occurring at the higher levels of the valley of the Seine; but no importance can be attached to this negative fact, as so little search has yet been made for them."
- Charles Lyell
(Related: Negative, Fact, Importance, Tools)
"You have certain writing tools but generally creating something from nothing makes one quite mad and Cynthia and I are quite mad you know."
- Barry Mann
(Related: Nothing, Tools, Writing)
"If only one could tell true love from false love as one can tell mushrooms from toadstools."
- Katherine Mansfield
"First responders will be on the frontlines if there is a terrorist attack in our communities, and we must provide them with the tools they need to do their difficult jobs."
- Ed Markey
(Related: First, Jobs, Tools, Will)
"I believe consistency and orthogonality are tools of design, not the primary goal in design."
- Yukihiro Matsumoto
(Related: Design, Consistency, Goal, Tools)
"Stevie didn't use the technology to drive the song. He used it to enhance. I use the tools to further my work, I don't use my work to further the tools."
- Brian McKnight
(Related: Technology, Work, Song, Tools)
"We shape our tools and afterwards our tools shape us."
- Marshall McLuhan
"We become what we behold. We shape our tools and then our tools shape us."
- Marshall McLuhan
"Our Age of Anxiety is, in great part, the result of trying to do today's job with yesterday's tools and yesterday's concepts."
- Marshall McLuhan
(Related: Age, Anxiety, Job, Result, Today, Tools, Trying, Yesterday)
"Disease and ill health are caused largely by damage at the molecular and cellular level, yet today's surgical tools are too large to deal with that kind of problem."
- Ralph Merkle
(Related: Health, Disease, Today, Tools)
"A molecular manufacturing technology will let us build molecular surgical tools, and those tools will, for the first time, let us directly address the problems at the very root level."
- Ralph Merkle
(Related: Technology, Time, First, Manufacturing, Problems, Tools, Will)
"Man must shape his tools lest they shape him."
- Arthur Miller
(Related: Man, Tools)
"I'm an engineer. I see myself as a toolmaker and the musicians are my customers... They use my tools."
- Robert Moog
(Related: Musicians, Tools)
"We had to address information technology in the ways we had not before and give the agents the tools that they need to do their job more efficiently and more expeditiously."
- Robert Mueller
(Related: Technology, Information, Job, Tools)
"It has not been for nothing that the word has remained man's principal toy and tool: without the meanings and values it sustains, all man's other tools would be worthless."
- Lewis Mumford
(Related: Values, Man, Nothing, Tools, Word)
"We must continue to ensure law enforcement has the necessary tools to combat terrorism here at home. We must also work with our allies and provide our military with the weapons and protective gear they need to defeat terrorism abroad."
- Timothy Murphy
(Related: Work, Home, Defeat, Law, Military, Terrorism, Tools, Weapons)
"First and foremost arms are tools in the service of rival nations, pointing at the possibility of a future war."
- Alva Myrdal
(Related: War, Possibility, First, Future, Nations, Service, Tools)
"And so I put down some of the things that he said, about keeping your tools sharpened and not letting them lie on the ground where they get hurt or get abused and dirty and can't find them. And some thoughts about how his father used to do things."
- Bruce Nauman
(Related: Father, Lie, Thoughts, Hurt, Tools)
"How people keep correcting us when we are young! There is always some bad habit or other they tell us we ought to get over. Yet most bad habits are tools to help us through life."
- Jack Nicklaus
(Related: Life, People, Habit, Habits, Help, Tools)
"The higher the artist, the fewer the gestures. The fewer the tools, the greater the imagination. The greater the will, the greater the secret failure."
- Ben Okri
(Related: Imagination, Failure, Artist, Tools, Will)
"Small businesses drive this economy and it is unacceptable that the President's budget proposal does not give them the tools they need to be successful."
- Solomon Ortiz
(Related: Successful, Economy, President, Tools)
"Technology tools such as laptops are the kind of help that we need. A program that provides laptops for all youngsters would close a gap that most of us are not aware of, or will not admit to, which is a tremendous gap in the poor communities."
- Major Owens
(Related: Technology, Help, Poor, Tools, Will)
"Justice and truth are too such subtle points that our tools are too blunt to touch them accurately."
- Blaise Pascal
(Related: Truth, Justice, Tools)
"South Africa has all the tools to compete in the new global village - an eager workforce, ready to take on any challenge."
- Tom Peters
(Related: Challenge, Tools)
"I continue to get further away from the usual painter's tools such as easel, palette, brushes, etc."
- Jackson Pollock
"One falls to the ground in trying to sit on two stools."
- Francois Rabelais
"Reasonable, even intelligent people can, and frequently do, disagree on how best to achieve peace in the Middle East, but, peace must be the goal of our foreign policy tools, whether they be by the stick or by the carrot."
- Nick Rahall
(Related: Peace, People, Policy, Goal, Foreign policy, Tools)
"All tools have intrinsic politics and technology is the tool of now."
- Godfrey Reggio
(Related: Politics, Technology, Now, Tools)
"I think it's the tragedy of our time that we're not aware of the affect of the manner in which we've adopted tools. Those tools have become who we are."
- Godfrey Reggio
(Related: Time, Tools, Tragedy)
"Everybody should want to make sure that we have the cyber tools necessary to investigate cyber crimes, and to be prepared to defend against them and to bring people to justice who commit it."
- Janet Reno
(Related: People, Justice, Tools, Want)
"Edged tools are dangerous things to handle, and not infrequently do much hurt."
- Agnes Repplier
(Related: Hurt, Tools)
"The proportions, too, in which the capital that is to support labour, and the capital that is invested in tools, machinery and buildings, may be variously combined."
- David Ricardo
(Related: May, Support, Tools)
"Every writer has to figure out what works best - and often has to select and discard different tools before they find the one that fits."
- Nora Roberts
(Related: Tools, Writer)
"I think empathy is a beautiful thing. I think that's the power of film though. We have one of the most powerful, one of the greatest communicative tools known to man."
- Michelle Rodriguez
(Related: Power, Empathy, Film, Man, Tools)
"I have this hope that there is a better way. Higher-level tools that actually let you see the structure of the software more clearly will be of tremendous value."
- Guido van Rossum
(Related: Hope, Software, Tools, Value, Will)
"The second stream of material that is going to come out of this project is a programming environment and a set of programming tools where we really want to focus again on the needs of the newbie. This environment is going to have to be extremely user-friendly."
- Guido van Rossum
(Related: Environment, Focus, Needs, Programming, Project, Tools, Want)
"Men were not intended to work with the accuracy of tools, to be precise and perfect in all their actions."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Men, Work, Accuracy, Actions, Tools)
"The same tools that make any writer good, plus a cheerful willingness to suspend belief."
- Fred Saberhagen
(Related: Belief, Tools, Writer)
"But in the old days, visual artists used to fall into two distinct categories: those of us who created images with cameras and those of us who applied stuff onto other stuff, with brushes or other tools."
- Buffy Sainte-Marie
(Related: Artists, Old, Tools)
"We also have the option of scanning in an image from outside the computer... a photo, or a sketch done with traditional tools; and we can then paint, manipulate, process, change, and further develop the image within the computer, watching our progress on the monitor."
- Buffy Sainte-Marie
(Related: Change, Progress, Computer, Tools)
"Once an artist explores the vast variety of tools and features available on the great programs, we're hooked."
- Buffy Sainte-Marie
(Related: Artist, Tools, Variety)
"Many who think they are workers in politics are really merely tools."
- Lord Salisbury
(Related: Politics, Tools, Workers)
"With a theatre audience there's always the additional sense of a sustained challenge of which I'm acutely aware and for which you need to have the tools ready - your voice, physicality, brain."
- Greta Scacchi
(Related: Challenge, Sense, Theatre, Tools, Voice)
"My job is to interpret the law based on how the legislature and the court has done it and then, of course, to use our system of justice to develop some new legal tools and new concepts."
- Bill Scott
(Related: Legal, Court, Job, Justice, Law, Tools)
"Our tools are extensions of our purposes, and so we find it natural to make metaphorical attributions of intentionality to them; but I take it no philosophical ice is cut by such examples."
- John Searle
"We have finished the job, what shall we do with the tools?"
- Haile Selassie
(Related: Job, Tools)
"For my second record I had gotten ProTools (program) and started to familiar myself with hard disc recording."
- Duncan Sheik
"For all the social changes in China can be traced to their early beginnings in the days when the new tools or vehicles of commerce and locomotion first brought the Chinese people into unavoidable contact with the strange ways and novel goods of the Western peoples."
- Hu Shih
(Related: People, Beginnings, Commerce, First, Tools)
"The original PATRIOT Act greatly increased our nation's ability to share intelligence information, made better use of technology, and provided terrorism investigators tools that have long been available in cases involving illegal drugs and organized crime."
- Michael K. Simpson
(Related: Intelligence, Technology, Ability, Act, Crime, Drugs, Information, Nation, Terrorism, Tools)
"Nobody teaches you to be a father. Nobody teaches you to be a husband. Nobody teaches you how to be a star. You have to learn to work with the tools."
- David Soul
(Related: Work, Father, Husband, Tools)
"Personally, I look forward to better tools for analyzing C++ source code."
- Bjarne Stroustrup
"My list of basic tools is a partial answer to the question about what has changed: Over the past few years, large numbers of programmers have come to depend on elaborate tools to interface code with systems facilities."
- Bjarne Stroustrup
(Related: Numbers, Past, Question, Tools, Years)
"I would encourage nonproprietary standards for tools and libraries."
- Bjarne Stroustrup
(Related: Libraries, Tools)
"First, I'd like to see the basic tools such as compilers, debuggers, profilers, database interfaces, GUI builders, CAD tools, and so forth fully support the ISO standard."
- Bjarne Stroustrup
(Related: First, Support, Tools)
"Men have become the tools of their tools."
- Henry David Thoreau
(Related: Men, Tools)
"The finest workers in stone are not copper or steel tools, but the gentle touches of air and water working at their leisure with a liberal allowance of time."
- Henry David Thoreau
(Related: Time, Leisure, Liberal, Tools, Water, Workers)
"Apparently tired of waiting for clear direction from Congress, the people of Puerto Rico have used the tools provided by their own local constitution to schedule a vote for Dec. 13 on the status of the island."
- Dick Thornburgh
(Related: People, Congress, Constitution, Direction, Tools, Vote, Waiting)
"The same tools we need to use to keep this country safe by bringing terrorists to justice, because I guarantee you, if they have the opportunity and the means, they will take American lives."
- Todd Tiahrt
(Related: Opportunity, American, Country, Justice, Tools, Will)
"Ten years ago, Republicans decided it was time to reform our broken welfare system and give welfare recipients the tools they needed to escape the system and build a better life."
- Todd Tiahrt
(Related: Life, Time, Reform, Republicans, Tools, Welfare, Years)
"As I mentioned previously, the tools that allow for optimum health are diet and exercise."
- Bill Toomey
(Related: Diet, Health, Exercise, Tools)
"Well I think effects are tools."
- Guillermo del Toro
"The goal is to provide analytical tools that will last students a lifetime."
- Edward Tufte
(Related: Goal, Students, Tools, Will)
"It is education that will arm us with the tools that will enable us to succeed and put a stop to the rising rates of preventable death."
- Christy Turlington
(Related: Death, Education, Succeed, Tools, Will)
"One of my primary objects is to form the tools so the tools themselves shall fashion the work and give to every part its just proportion."
- Eli Whitney
(Related: Work, Fashion, Tools)
"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
"That the way to achieve higher standards of living for all is through science and technology, taking advantage of better tools, methods and organization."
- Charles E. Wilson
(Related: Science, Technology, Living, Tools)
"People who don't use the tools given to them only injure themselves."
- Debra Wilson
(Related: People, Tools)
"Indeed, the woes of Software Engineering are not due to lack of tools, or proper management, but largely due to lack of sufficient technical competence."
- Niklaus Wirth
(Related: Management, Competence, Engineering, Software, Tools)
"An architect's most useful tools are an eraser at the drafting board, and a wrecking bar at the site."
- Frank Lloyd Wright
"I have a lot of cooking tools. In fact I have a whole drawer full of knives. Cooking tools, especially cutlery, are my toys."
- Martin Yan
(Related: Cooking, Fact, Tools)