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William Ellery Channing
American Unitarian minister 1780-1842
He is to be educated not because he's to make shoes, nails, and pins, but because he is a man.
Hiring has been a gradual process. We only hire someone when we really need them. It takes a while to get people up to speed. Our rule of thumb is to only hire when absolutely necessary.Source: Sink or Swim, SXSW 2006
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
British author 1859-1930
I can never bring you to realize the importance of sleeves, the suggestiveness of thumb-nails, or the great issues that may hang from a boot-lace.
English novelist, poet, critic, and teacher 1922-1995
I was never an Angry Young Man. I am angry only when I hit my thumb with a hammer.
I've loved thrillers and spy stories since I was a kid. It's probably not a bad rule of thumb to write the kinds of stories you love to read.
American country singer 1987-
If I'm singing something I don't like, it literally feels like stepping on nails.
British fashion designer 1950-
If someone's got good, clean skin, with not too much make-up on, and good, clean hair that's bouncy, and the nails are clean and not overly done, then you can put anything on her and she's going to look good.
Canadian-American actor 1989-
Ladies, I'll let you in on a lil secret: guys don't notice your nails.
B. B. King
American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and record producer 1925-2015
Once in a while, the thumb that fits over the neck of the guitar kinda bothers me a little bit, but not that much yet. I figure in time I won't do much because of my age.
Henry David Thoreau
American writer 1817-1862
Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify, simplify! I say, let your affairs be as two or three, and not a hundred or a thousand; instead of a million count half a dozen, and keep your accounts on your thumb-nail.
Walter Savage Landor
British poet 1775-1864
People, like nails, lose their effectiveness when they lose direction and begin to bend.
Since I started acting, I had to quit a lot of bad habits. I've tried to stop biting my nails, because people always look at your nails during auditions. Truth be told, I still have a 'cheat nail,' but I've been cheating less and less.
American writer 1837-1921
Some men are like nails, very easily drawn; others however are more like rivets never drawn at all.
Dame Edith Sitwell
British poet 1887-1964
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.
American writer 1902-1983
The wisdom of others remains dull till it is writ over with our own blood. We are essentially apart from the world; it bursts into our consciousness only when it sinks its teeth and nails into us.
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