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Re: Sunday Morning Meditation

by Abigail-II (Bishop)
on Oct 26, 2003 at 20:21 UTC ( #302257=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Sunday Morning Meditation

Give a man a fish; you have fed him for a day. Teach a man to fish; and you have fed him for a lifetime.
I thought that saying was:

Give a man a fish; you have fed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, and he and five other will complain you haven't fed him.

At least when it comes to Usenet, perlmonks and similar forum.

Abigail


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Re: Re: Sunday Morning Meditation
by davido (Archbishop) on Oct 26, 2003 at 20:43 UTC
    And that reminds me of the quote from the Brick Top Polford character in the movie Snatch:

    If I throw a dog a bone, I don't wanna know if it tastes good or not.

    Dave


    "If I had my life to live over again, I'd be a plumber." -- Albert Einstein

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