Knife Quotes

Don\'t dig your grave with your own knife and fork.

English Proverb

Don't dig your grave with your own knife and fork.

English Proverb

There was always someone ready to cut the heir with a knife.

Terry Pratchett

In a mind all logic is like a knife blade. It makes the hand bleed that uses it.

Rabindranath Tagore

Rebellion must be managed with many swords; treason to his prince's person may be with one knife.

Thomas Fuller

Do not dig your grave with your own knife and fork.

English Proverb

I am the wound and the knife! I am the slap and the cheek! I am the limbs and the rack, And the victim and the executioner! I am the vampire of my own heart.

Charles Baudelaire

The tongue like a sharp knife... Kills without drawing blood.

Buddha

They put on a front that appears accommodating, loyal, and yes, even sacrificial. Then, without warning, they raise their knife, and by the time you see the glint of the blade, it's almost always too late.

Les Parrott

My young men shall never work, men who work cannot dream; and wisdom comes to us in dreams. You ask me to plow the ground. Shall I take a knife and tear my mothers breast? Then when I die she will not take me to her bosom to rest. You ask me to dig for stone. Shall I dig under her skin for her bones? Then when I die I cannot enter her body to be born again. You ask me to cut grass and make hay and sell it and be rich like white men. But how dare I cut off my mother's hair.

Smohalla

A knife wound heals; a wound caused by words does not

Turkish Proverb

CAPITAL, n. The seat of misgovernment. That which provides the fire, the pot, the dinner, the table and the knife and fork for the anarchist; the part of the repast that himself supplies is the disgrace before meat. _Capital Punishment_, a penalty regarding the justice and expediency of which many worthy persons --including all the assassins --entertain grave misgivings.

Ambrose Bierce

The tongue that belongs to a fake friend is sharper than a knife.

Argentine proverb

Editor is a critic. He has pulled out his carving-knife and his tomahawk and is starting after a book which he is going to have for breakfast.

Mark Twain

It had the taste of an apple peeled with a steel knife.

Aldous Huxley

If a lot of people gripped a knife and fork the way they do a golf club, they'd starve to death

Sam Snead

The knife is the most permanent, the most immortal, the most ingenious of man's creations. The knife was a guillotine; the knife is a universal means of resolving all knots...

Yevgeny Ivanovich Zamyatin

Temptation is like a knife, that may either cut the meat or the throat of a man; it may be his food or his poison, his exercise or his destruction

John Owen

Lo, the book I hold here, In the city cold here ! I hold it with a gentle hand and love it as I may; Lo, the weary moments! Lo, the icy comments! And lo, false Fortune's knife of gold swift-lifted up to slay! Has the strife no ending? Has the song no meaning? Linger I, idle as of old, while men are reaping or gleaning?

Robert Williams Buchanan

Surgeons must be very careful. When they take the knife!, Underneath their fine incisions, stirs the Culprit - Life!

Emily Dickinson

The god's name in the mouth, but in the pocket a knife.

Nepali proverb

I have always been of the mind that in a democracy manners are the only effective weapons against the bowie-knife.

James Russell Lowell

The two women exchanged the kind of glance women use when no knife is handy.

Ellery Queen

Playing without the fundamentals is like eating without a knife and fork. You make a mess

Dick Williams

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