You don't learn to hold your own in the world by standing on guard, but by attacking, and getting well hammered yourself.
With twelve great shocks of sound, the shameless noon 840 Was clashed and hammered from a hundred towers.Tennyson
I'm just doing me and you can never understand it. Chicks get hammered, big dick bandit. Money flowing like a slit wrist no bandage.drake
Judge and prosecutor had hammered it home that Lady Chatterly was an immoral woman, that she had had sexual relations before marriage, that she had committed adultery under her husband's roof; as if these charges somehow disqualified her from participation in serious literature. Indeed, there were long periods of the trial during which an outsider might well have assumed that a divorce case was being heard.Kenneth Tynan
I have hurled westward the ashes of the uninvited guest!and hammered stars into the unforgetting sky – like nailsI am Goya.andrey voznesensky
The nail that sticks up will be hammered down. (Whatling, 2009)
Wilderness is the raw material out of which man has hammered the artifact called civilization.aldo leopold