Iron Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old iron quotes, iron sayings, and iron proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot; but make it hot by striking. William Butler Yeats
As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another. Tim Tebow
I have legs of iron, but to tell you the truth, they're starting to rust and buckle a bit. Jeannie Calment
Iron rusts from disuse; water loses its purity from stagnation... even so does inaction sap the vigor of the mind. Leonardo DaVinci
As iron is eaten away by rust, so the envious are consumed by their own passion. Anthistenes
When iron and carbon come together, there emerges steel! To be something stronger and better, you must mostly unite with something else and melt in something else! Mehmet Murat ildan
Everything has its limit - iron ore cannot be educated into gold. Mark Twain
The good Lord made us all out of iron. Then he turns up the heat to forge some of us into steel. Marie Osmond
No man can feel the iron which enters another man's soul. Frances Harper
Man is harder than iron, stronger than stone and more fragile than a rose. Proverb
A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron. Horace Mann
Stupidity is an attempt to iron out all differences, and not to use or value them creatively. Bill Moliison
Idleness is to the human mind like rust to iron Ezra Cornell
Money changes all the iron rules into rubber bands. Ryszard Kapuscinski
Theory attracts practice as the magnet attracts iron. Carl Friedrich Gauss
Adolescence is about digging out the iron inside irony Andy Hargreaves