I suppose it is tempting, if the only tool you have is a hammer, to treat everything as if it were a nail.
Via the great Quote Investigator site, If Your Only Tool Is a Hammer Then Every Problem Looks Like a Nail
1) original source: “Give a boy a hammer and everything he meets has to be pounded.” Abraham Kaplan, speech at American Educational Research Association, 1962
2) "to a man with a hammer, everything looks like a nail." Warren Buffett, 1984
3) "If the only tool you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail.” InfoWorld, crediting Mark Twain, 1984