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Top 83 Quotes About Wrench

#1. When life throws a wrench in your plans, catch it and build an IKEA bookshelf. - Author: Tyler Oakley
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#2. If you can dodge a wrench, you can dodge a ball. - Author: Rip Torn
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#3. Neeta lunged for Jonas, grasping his arm and tugging him violently out of mine. So violently, I watched his shoulder wrench in an unnatural way and he let out a surprised but agonized cry of pain. When - Author: Kristen Ashley
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#4. The death of my mother permanently affects my happiness, more even than I should have anticipated, though I always knew that I must feel the separation at first as a severe wrench. But I did not apprehend, during her life, to what a degree she prevented me from feeling heart-solitude ... - Author: Sara Coleridge
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#5. My way of learning is to heave a wild and unpredictable monkey-wrench into the machinery. - Author: Dashiell Hammett
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#6. No people to whom liberty is given can hold it as firmly and wear it as grandly as those who wrench their liberty from the iron hand of the tyrant. - Author: Frederick Douglass
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#7. In my deepest troubles, I frequently would wrench myself from the persons around me and retire to some secluded part of our noble forests. - Author: John James Audubon
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#8. Inch by inch I conquered the inner terrain I was born with. Bit by bit I reclaimed the swamp in which I'd languished. I gave birth to my infinite being, but I had to wrench myself out of me with forceps. - Author: Fernando Pessoa
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#9. It is horrible how people will use anything as a political monkey wrench and to hell with the country. (Julia Child to Avis DeVoto) - Author: Joan Reardon
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#10. She owned a pipe wrench. Maybe if she whacked the sink enough it would unplug. (Angie) - Author: Annie Nicholas
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#11. Why a writer? I should have been a surgeon or a mechanic, for surely a scalpel or wrench couldn't cause me the anguish words do. - Author: J. Carter Swift
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#12. Colin reached out and grabbed hold o fine car engine, ripping it. He lifted it above his head. Solomon Cord dropped the wrench and said God it is true. - Author: Michael Carroll
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#13. Obviously I was missing the whole picture. Any minute now he would leap up, wrench the two-inch silver alloy bars apart despite the fact that silver was toxic to shapeshifters, and heroically kick Saiman's ass. Any minute now. Any minute. - Author: Ilona Andrews
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#14. Waiting exposes our idols and throws a wrench into our coping mechanisms. It brings us to the end of what we can control and forces us to cry out to God. God doesn't waste our waiting. He uses it to conform us to the image of his Son. - Author: Betsy Childs Howard
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#15. How many young men, in all previous times of unprecedented steadiness, had turned suddenly wild and wicked for the same reason, and, in an ecstasy of unrequited love, taken to wrench off door-knockers, and invert the boxes of rheumatic watchmen! - Author: Charles Dickens
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#16. And that is the real elephant in the room. The monkey in my wrench. The worm in my candy bar ... - Author: J. Kenner
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#17. Who is the honest man?
He that doth still and strongly good pursue
To God, his neighbor, and himself most true:
Whom neither force nor fawning can
Unpin, or wrench from giving all their due. - Author: George Herbert
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#18. I believe we are still so innocent. The species are still so innocent that a person who is apt to be murdered believes that the murderer, just before he puts the final wrench on his throat, will have enough compassion to give him one sweet cup of water. - Author: Maya Angelou
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#19. If your work is deathwork, one weapon is not enough, just as a plumber would not answer an urgent service call with a single wrench. - Author: Dean Koontz
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#20. He takes a step forward, and I hate the way he looks at me. Appraising and approving. Hungry. It draws me in against my will, like he's flypaper, and everything inside me is buzzing and trying to wrench itself free. - Author: Leisa Rayven
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#21. Design with skepticism, and you will achieve resilience. Ask, "What can system X do to hurt me?" and then design a way to dodge, duck, dip, dive, and dodge whatever wrench your supposed ally throws. - Author: Michael T. Nygard
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#22. Theo shook out the half square of heavy silk. "It will make all the difference to this insipid gown." With one sharp wrench she pulled out the lace fichu tucked into her bodice and replaced it with the scarf. It flashed raspberry red against the almond-colored muslin of her gown. - Author: Eloisa James
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#23. Hello old friend," he greeted it, "how strange for us to meet again, like this, with the snow blowing so outside."
"You know my ... my wrench?"
"Of course I know it. It was not a wrench when we were last acquainted, but ones friends may change clothes and still one knows them. - Author: Catherynne M Valente
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#24. Alcohol is a metabolism monkey wrench. It can also impair muscle growth for up to five days after consumption. - Author: Skye St. John
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#25. Because he will grip you by the shoulders and
wrench you around and he will bring his bristly
mouth to yours and blow
stars
down your throat
until you are so full
of
light - Author: Augusten Burroughs
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#26. Steve turned to us again, looking so dang enthusastic that I wondered how much coffee he'd had this morning. "So, you kids want to be big stars, eh?"
God, no!" I said spewing crumbs. "No way!"
Oddly, this seemed to throw a petite wrench into the convo. - Author: James Patterson
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#27. I think good suspense and horror is really about creating situations that are relatable, and throwing a wrench in it and watching how people respond to it. - Author: Jason Blum
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#28. He could still escape - the fear was in front of him, and all he had to do was wrench free and run in the other direction. But he kept walking forward, straight into its embrace. - Author: Anne Ursu
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#29. Questing is hard. Fortunately, Thomas is here to spoon-feed them answers. We're one step away from him giving them an instruction sheet by Ikea, with cartoonish diagrams and a little goddess-slaying allen wrench. - Author: Jim C. Hines
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#30. Happiness is active, not passive; it's a decision, not an award someone gives you. Happiness takes adjustment. When something is broken, you adjust that thing with a wrench, a screwdriver, maybe a flamethrower. - Author: Chuck Wendig
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#31. Oh my God, calm down, Darwin. Don't get all crazy just 'cause I threw a vampire monkey wrench in your faulty Jesus-zombie logic. - Author: Jenny Lawson
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#32. To the question: Wilderness, who needs it? Doc would say: Because we like the taste of freedom, comrades. Because we like the smell of danger. But, thought Hayduke, what about the smell of fear, Dad? - Author: Edward Abbey
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#33. Oh, my father sighs, if only we had a screwdriver that could unscrew wrongheaded ideas; if only we had a hammer to drive home good intentions; if only we had a pipe wrench to tighten hearts in everlasting love; a saw that we could use to make a clean cut with the past! - Author: Stefano Benni
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#34. She took her mind away with a wrench from the recollection of the past to the bright serene contemplation of the hopeful future. - Author: Elizabeth Gaskell
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#35. Imitate time; it destroys everything slowly; it undermines, it wears away, it detaches, it does not wrench. - Author: Joseph Joubert
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#36. Well, here's the thing with relationships on 'True Blood': Once they happen then you have to throw a monkey-wrench into them, because to have people be happy is not that exciting. - Author: Alan Ball
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#37. Women if you want to realise yourselves - you are on the eve of a devastating psychological upheaval - all your pet illusions must be unmasked - the lies of centuries have got to go - are you prepared for the Wrench? - Author: Mina Loy
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#38. We're all fools together," he replied. "It's just that a few people know it; others don't. You seem to be one of the latter types. Hand me that small wrench, will you? - Author: Dan Millman
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#39. Weep not for little Leonie, abducted by a French Marquis. Though loss of honor was a wrench, just think how it's improved her French. - Author: Harry Graham
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#40. Are you sure you can prevent yourself from falling in love one of these days? Such things do happen, you know, even to the most prudent men.'
Simon gave him a strange, one might even have thought a hostile, look.
I should tear it out of my heart as I'd wrench out of my mouth a rotten tooth. - Author: W. Somerset Maugham
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#41. It looked like a broken finger, a right hand turn sign, an Allen wrench, a drunk pencil, a worm with a broken neck, a damn garden hoe. It was not a penis. - Author: Meghan Quinn
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#42. I've about decided that's the main thing that separates happy people from the other people: the feeling that you're a practical item, with a use, like a sweater or a socket wrench. - Author: Barbara Kingsolver
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#43. Cyriack, whose Grandsire on the Royal Bench Of British Themis, with no mean applause Pronounced and in his volumes taught our Laws, Which others at their Bar so often wrench - Author: John Milton
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#44. Don't throw a monkey-wrench into the machinery. - Author: Philander Chase Johnson
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#45. Men of his strength of purpose, and customary sagacity, if they chance to adopt a mistaken opinion in practical matters, so wedge it and fasten it among things known to be true, that to wrench it out of their minds is hardly less difficult than pulling up an oak. - Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne
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#46. You can't really think hard about what you're doing and listen to the radio at the same time. Maybe they didn't see their job as having anything to do with hard thought, just wrench twiddling. - Author: Robert M. Pirsig
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#47. I did not enjoy Cambridge. But I shouldn't blame Cambridge alone. I wasn't ready for university or for the wrench of leaving home. It was a big cultural shock. - Author: Naomie Harris
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#48. A commercial civilization is money-oriented, profit-oriented. Commercial values always tend to wrench a society free of tradition.Economics from education to public service is being reorganized on the self-destructive basis of self-interest. - Author: John Ralston Saul
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#49. A determined soul will do more with a rusty monkey wrench than a loafer will accomplish with all the tools in a machine shop. - Author: Robert Hughes
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#50. The unmarried woman seldom escapes a widowhood of the spirit. There is sure to be some one, parent, brother, sister, friend, more comfortable to her than the day, with whom her life is so entwined that the wrench of parting leaves a torn void never entirely healed or filled ... - Author: Charlotte Mary Yonge
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#51. Orolo said, What if these two universes - each as big and as old and as complicated as ours - were entirely separate, except for a single photon that managed to travel somehow between them. Would that be enough to wrench A's time and B's time into perfect lockstep for all eternity? - Author: Neal Stephenson
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#52. My first novel was rejected by some of the most eminent publishers in the world. Starting again was a real wrench. - Author: Wilbur Smith
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#53. To Wrench the human soul from its moorings, to immerse it in terrors, ice, flames, and raptures to such an extent that it is liberated from all petty displeasure, gloom and depression as by a flash of lightening: what paths lead to this goal? And which of them do so most surely? - Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
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#54. Heartbreak is stupid and impossible. Hearts don't break. Hearts squeeze, they wrench, they ache, they shrivel. Hearts pull apart in wet chunks like canned tomatoes. - Author: Jael McHenry
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#55. Nothing a wrench to the face couldn't fix." Heinrich answered. "But I suppose a wrench to the face solves most personnel issues. - Author: Larry Correia
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#56. As soon as he had departed she directed her attention to the others.

"I need a shielded containment box, radiation gloves and a micro welding torch. And a crescent wrench. - Author: G.S. Jennsen
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#57. Leo ran down the hall waving a wrench. Man, did you have to destroy the plumbing? - Author: Rick Riordan
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#58. Don't wrench your shoulder out of its socket trying to pat yourself on the back, Beldin said sourly. - Author: David Eddings
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#59. Mr. Tulip lived his life on that thin line most people occupy just before they haul off and hit someone repeatedly with a wrench. - Author: Terry Pratchett
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#60. I want you to finish a tat for me." He yanked his long sleeve shirt up and over his head in a seductive motion that covered his tat infested body than turned his back and peaked over his shoulder mischievously at her. "The wings of a wench...ah I mean wrench. - Author: Rose D. Cassidy
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#61. There will be no slandering of celestial beings. I've warned you on countless occasions."
"If said celestial beings weren't spreading celestial rumors, perhaps I wouldn't be moved to wrench celestial balls. - Author: Addison Moore
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#62. Though Sebastian wasn't looking at her, he could hear the note of childish defiance in her voice, and it caused a wrench in his heart... a heart that he always believed to be nothing more than an efficient muscle. - Author: Lisa Kleypas
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#63. How can we describe the most exalted experience of our physical lives [sex], as if-jack, wrench, hubcap, and nuts-we were describing the changing of a flat tire? - Author: John Cheever
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#64. I found the right (Valentine) card to send her. On the cover there were hearts, and it said, "Here's hoping you'll soon have something big and strong around the house to open those tight jar lids." Inside was a picture of a pipe wrench. - Author: Barbara Kingsolver
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#65. A library is an adjustable wrench for opening the head. - Author: Matthew Tobin Anderson
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#66. Once when I was standing at the base, they started rotating the set and a big, heavy wrench fell down from the 12 o'clock position of the set, and got buried in the ground a few feet from me. I could have been killed! - Author: Marvin Minsky
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#67. Conlan could not wrench his gaze away as the legionaries in the distance lost cohesion and closed in on each other, their formation compromised no space to fight, many on the front line turned to take flight. - Author: Jason K. Lewis
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#68. Being ill like this combines shock - this time I will die - with a pain and agony that are unfamiliar, that wrench me out of myself. - Author: Harold Brodkey
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#69. I shrugged. I saw a Star Trek episode one time that was along those lines. All the women on this whole planet end up naked. I can't remember exactly, but I think Captain Kirk gets turned into a pipe wrench. - Author: Barbara Kingsolver
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#70. In January of 1995, my family and I moved to Seattle. Pearl Jam did the first of their live radio broadcasts, Monkey Wrench Radio, along with many other Seattle musicians. - Author: Jack Irons
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#71. Squinting she jutted a finger at the doctor. "You did use your mind control on me. When we met. You ... brainwashed me just like the queen. You made me trust you"
"Be fair. You were attacking me with a wrench. - Author: Marissa Meyer
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#72. I tell my students all the time is, for better or worse, no publisher is going to come wrench your story out of your hands before you're ready to let it go. You will have time to take stuff out. You don't have to show it to anybody. That's what I did. - Author: Melissa Febos
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#73. You learn what you need to kill and take care of the details. It's like changing a tire. The first time you're careful. By the thirtieth time, you can't remember where you left the lug wrench. - Author: Ted Bundy
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#74. It was pretty much the male code not to let your friends have too much fun if there was any chance you could throw a wrench in their good times. - Author: Susan Andersen
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#75. Tie my handlebars to the stars so I stay on track & if my intentions stray I'll wrench them away,then I'll take my leave & I won't even look back - Author: Adam Young
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#76. Then you start another book and suddenly the galley proofs of the last one come in and you have to wrench your attention away from what you're writing and try to remember what you were thinking when you wrote the previous one. - Author: Bernard Cornwell
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#77. Damn it all to hell," he muttered, banging his socket wrench on the metal cart behind him. "Because," he began, shifting his eyes over at me, "because you took his word over mine. - Author: Nicole Williams
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#78. Acceptance is the universal currency of real friendship ... It does not warp or shape or wrench a person to be anything other than what they are. - Author: Joan D. Chittister
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#79. Look," she said, making the conscious decision to wrench herself back before her frustrated wolf took control and she found herself feasting on male lips currently thin with anger, "it's nothing personal. I'm generally a bitch. - Author: Nalini Singh
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#80. And the world said, Child, you will not be missed. You are cheaper than a wrench, your back is a road; Your death is a table in a book. You had our wit, our heart was sealed to you: Man is the judgment of the world. - Author: Randall Jarrell
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#81. Each time a drop of water forms under the spout of a tap, it means that one can wrench something away from the nameless mass. - Author: Jean-Marie G. Le Clezio
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#82. If men can quilt and take over the kitchen, then women can pick up a wrench and fix a leaky pipe. - Author: Hanna Rosin
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#83. I do not think that any sorrow of youth or manhood equalled in intensity or duration the black and hopeless misery which followed the wrench of transference from a happy home to a school. - Author: Henry George
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