Quotations on Tools

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How strangely will the Tools of a Tyrant pervert the plain Meaning of Words!
- Samuel Adams
(Keywords: Meaning, Tools, Will)

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
(Keywords: Power, War, Finance, Intelligence, Diplomacy, Fight, Fighting, Law, Military, Terrorism, Today, Tools, Wage)

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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Development, Accomplishments, Benefits, Nation, Planning, professionals, Reason, Support, Tools, Value)

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
(Keywords: Exaggeration, Physics, Tools, Will)

Without the right tools, we can't police our markets from illegal trade.
- Chris Chocola
(Keywords: Police, Right, Tools, Trade)

'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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Doubt, Man, Measure, Tools, Universe, Will)

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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Tools, Will, World)

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
(Keywords: Ability, Tools, Will)

My own experience has been that the tools I need for my trade are paper, tobacco, food, and a little whisky.
- William Faulkner
(Keywords: Experience, Food, Tools, Trade)

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
(Keywords: Art, Confidence, Earth, Fiction, Job, Tools, Will, Writing)

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
(Keywords: Life, Work, Constitution, Laws, Semantics, Tools, Understanding, Words)

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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Love, People, Help, Respect, Tools, Will)

I don't want to wear my compositional tools on my sleeve.
- Lou Harrison
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Time, War, Friends, Help, Job, Order, Terror, Tools, Troops, Will)

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
(Keywords: Time, Work, May, Right, Tools, Will)

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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Goal, Choices, Tools, Want)

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
(Keywords: Tools, Words, Writer)

Words are the basic tools, if you are a writer.
- James Houston
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Internet, Tools, World)

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
(Keywords: People, Ideas, Day, Help, Productivity, Software, Tools, Trying)

Have thy tools ready. God will find thee work.
- Charles Kingsley
(Keywords: Work, God, Tools, Will)

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
(Keywords: Soul, Style, Tools, Will)

The master's tools will never dismantle the master's house.
- Audre Lorde
(Keywords: Tools, Will)

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
(Keywords: Nothing, Tools, Writing)

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
(Keywords: First, Jobs, Tools, Will)

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
(Keywords: Age, Anxiety, Job, Result, Today, Tools, Trying, Yesterday)

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
(Keywords: Technology, Time, First, Manufacturing, Problems, Tools, Will)

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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Work, Home, Defeat, Law, Military, Terrorism, Tools, Weapons)

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
(Keywords: Imagination, Failure, Artist, Tools, Will)

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
(Keywords: Technology, Help, Poor, Tools, Will)

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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: People, Justice, Tools, Want)

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
(Keywords: Tools, Writer)

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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Environment, Focus, Needs, Programming, Project, Tools, Want)

The same tools that make any writer good, plus a cheerful willingness to suspend belief.
- Fred Saberhagen
(Keywords: Belief, Tools, Writer)

Once an artist explores the vast variety of tools and features available on the great programs, we're hooked.
- Buffy Sainte-Marie
(Keywords: Artist, Tools, Variety)

Many who think they are workers in politics are really merely tools.
- Lord Salisbury
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Challenge, Sense, Theatre, Tools, Voice)

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
(Keywords: Numbers, Past, Question, Tools, Years)

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
(Keywords: Time, Leisure, Liberal, Tools, Water, Workers)



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