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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