Tools Quotes

A tool is but the extension of a man’s hand and a machine is but a complex tool; and he that invents a machine augments the power of man and the well-being of mankind. Henry Ward Beecher

In the eyes of those who found empires, men are not men but tools. Napoleon Bonaparte

We shape our tools and afterwards our tools shape us. Marshall McLuhan

The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools. Confucius

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

The study of tools as well as of books should have a place in the public schools. Tools, machinery, and the implements of the farm should be made familiar to every boy, and suitable industrial education should be furnished for every girl. Rutherford Hayes

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

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

There is a great satisfaction in building good tools for other people to use. Freeman Dyson

My own experience has been that the tools I need for my trade are paper, tobacco, food, and a little whisky. William Faulkner

Men were not intended to work with the accuracy of tools, to be precise and perfect in all their actions. John Ruskin

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