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Be a terror to the butchers, that they may be fair in their weight; and keep hucksters and fraudulent dealers in awe, for the same reason. - Miguel de Cervantes


I'm not a good butcher but I've had to learn to carve the joint. People expect a new look. - Margaret Thatcher


As well consult a butcher on the value of vegetarianism as a doctor on the worth of vaccination. - George Bernard Shaw


Love, that is all I asked, a little love, daily, twice daily, fifty years of twice daily love like a Paris horse-butcher's regular, what normal woman wants affection? (All That Fall) - Samuel Beckett


Anyone can escape into sleep, we are all geniuses when we dream, the butchers the poets equal there. - Plutarch [Ploutarchos]


It is not from the benevolence of the butcher, the brewer, or the baker that we expect our dinner, but from their regard to their own interest. - Adam Smith


Even if He bars all the roads and passage-ways, He will show you a hidden path unknown to all others. When killing a ewe with his knife, the butcher doesn't forsake his victim: Doesn't he take it with him after the killing? - Jalal-Uddin Rumi