Excuses are the nails used to build a house of failure.
The nail doesn't choose the time or the circumstances in which it is drawn to the magnet
If you only have a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.
Self-righteous victims invite extra nails.
Actually, I wear the nail polish to hide how grubby my nails are.
I am different when my nails are done. I am more dynamic. I gesticulate more, I am better at scaring my staff. I can indicate impatience by drumming on tabletops and I can wrap up a meeting with a few choice clatters.
He that is good with a hammer tends to think everything is a nail.
To someone with a hammer, everything looks like a nail.
A nail is driven out by another nail. Habit is overcome by habit.
Painting is a nail to which I fasten my ideas.
If I didn't have fake nails, my fingers would be bloody stumps.
I suppose if you've never bitten your nails, there isn't any way to explain the habit. It's not enjoyable, really, but there is a certain satisfaction - pride in a job well done.
Men, like nails, lose their usefulness when they lose their direction and begin to bend.
I used to lie between cool, clean sheets at night after I'd had a bath, after I had washed my hair and scrubbed my knuckles and finger-nails and teeth. Then I could lie quite still in the dark with my face to the window with the trees in it, and talk to God.
We found that the most exciting environments, that treated people very well, are also tough as nails. There is no bureaucratic mumbo-jumbo... excellent companies provide two things simultaneously: tough environments and very supportive environments.
If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail.
Pithy sentences are like sharp nails which force truth upon our memory.
I'm more of a guy's girl. I like having a beer in a bar, and I don't bicker or sit down and do my nails.
Still falls the rain - dark as the world of man, black as our loss - blind as the nineteen hundred and forty nails upon the Cross.
I like music that's more offensive. I like it to sound like nails on a blackboard, get me wild.
I do think a carpenter needs a good hammer to bang in the nail.
Some kinds of nails, such as those used for defending the soles of coarse shoes, called hobnails, require a particular form of the head, which is made by the stroke of a die.
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.
Hit the nail on the head.
Bad company is like a nail driven into a post, which, after the first and second blow, may be drawn out with little difficulty; but being once driven up to the head, the pincers cannot take hold to draw it out, but which can only be done by the destruction of the wood.
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