Freedom is hammered out on the anvil of discussion, dissent, and debate.
~Hubert H. Humphrey (1911–1978), U.S. Democratic politician, vice president.
Speech, June 6, 1965, Syracuse University, N.Y
When you are an anvil be patient; when a hammer, strike. ~Arab Proverb
The anvil fears no blows. ~Romanian Proverb