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Anvil quotes

If you are an anvil, be patient; If you are a hammer, strike hard.
German proverb

Lay me on an anvil, O God.
Beat me and hammer me into a crowbar.
Let me pry loose old walls.
Let me lift and loosen old foundations.
Carl Sandburg

A good anvil does not fear the hammer.
English proverb

When many strike on an anvil, they must strike by measure.
English proverb

One must be either anvil or hammer.
French proverb

If the anvil is good, the work will be good.
Indian proverb

The anvil is used to noise.
German proverb

If you are the anvil, suffer; if you are the hammer, strike.
Rumanian proverb

The anvil lasts longer than the hammer.
Italian proverb

When you are an anvil, hold your still; When you are a hammer, strike your fill.
English proverb