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Between the victim and the stone knife. [La., Inter sacrum et sazim] - Desiderius Gerhard Erasmus

Criticism should not be querulous and wasting, all knife and root-puller, but guiding, instructive, inspiring. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

No matter how subtle the wizard, a knife between the shoulder blades will seriously cramp his style. - Steven Brust

Genius will live and thrive without training, but it does not the less reward the watering pot and the pruning knife. - F. Scott Fitzgerald

Capital: 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. (The Devil's Dictionary) - Ambrose Bierce

The knife of corruption endangered the life of New York City. The scalpel of the law is making us well again. - Edward J. Koch

A mind all logic is like a knife all blade. It makes the hand bleed that uses it. - Sir Rabindranath Tagore

Fear tastes like a rusty knife and do not let her into your house. - John Cheever