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 a man and the well-being of mankind.
Author: Henry Ward Beecher (1813-1887)
Profession: American Preacher, Orator, Writer
Don't force it... get a bigger hammer.
Author: Arthur Bloch
Man is a tool-using animal. Without tools he is nothing, with tools he is all.
Author: Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881)
Profession: Scottish Philosopher, Author
There is a great satisfaction in building good tools for other people to use.
Author: Freeman Dyson (1923)
Profession: British-born American Physicist, Author
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 (1929)
Profession: Czech Author, Critic
But lo! men have become the tools of their tools.
Author: Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862)
Profession: American Essayist, Poet, Naturalist
O God, thy sea is so great, and my boat is so small.
Author: Source Unknown