We do not quite forgive a giver. The hand that feeds us is in some danger of being bitten.
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- The proverb warns; Don’t bite the hand that feeds you. But maybe you should, if it prevents you from feeding yourself.
- I cannot forgive a scholar his homeless despondency.
- The only sin that we never forgive in each other is a difference in opinion.
- I can reason down or deny everything, except this perpetual Belly: feed he must and will, and I cannot make him respectable.
- One ought never to turn one’s back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half. Never run away from anything. Never!
- One lesson we learn early, that in spite of seeming difference, men are all of one pattern. We readily assume this with our mates, and are disappointed and angry if we find that we are premature, and that their watches are slower than ours. In fact, the only sin which we never forgive in each other is difference of opinion.