I keep waiting, like in the cartoons, for an anvil to drop on my head.
The country blacksmith who employs no journeyman is never conscious of any conflict between the capital invested in his anvil, hammer and bellows, and the labor he performs with them, because in fact, there is none.
Whoso pulleth out this sword of this stone and anvil is rightwise king born of all England.
One forges one's style on the terrible anvil of daily deadlines.
A family is a place where principles are hammered and honed on the anvil of everyday living.
The anvil of justice is planted firm, and fate who makes the sword does the forging in advance.
How about 'anvil babies' - because that is what anchor babies are around the necks of the American taxpayer.
It is better to be the hammer than the anvil.
The first time I saw nitroglycerine was in the beginning of the Crimean War. Professor Zinin in St. Petersburg exhibited some to my father and me, and struck some on an anvil to show that only the part touched by the hammer exploded without spreading.
We are always on the anvil; by trials God is shaping us for higher things.
In this world a man must either be anvil or hammer.
For all your days be prepared, and meet them ever alike. When you are the anvil, bear - when you are the hammer, strike.
Freedom is hammered out on the anvil of discussion, dissent, and debate.
I get very antsy and nervous if I don't know what the next job is.
But I think it's hard for me to only put out one record a year. Because I get too antsy. But it's good I'm learning to do that, because each record counts. And you should make it count.
Performing on stage is addictive. The adrenaline rush is exhilarating. When I stop touring for a couple weeks, I get antsy.
If I'm not doing anything, I get really antsy and bored.
I get very antsy when I'm not occupied.
I get antsy if a year goes by without doing a play. I don't go to the gym, so this is my way of trying to live longer.
You can bring down governments, you can do a lot of things that are in your own interests even though liberals will get very antsy when you start talking about it.