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All the old knives That have rusted in my back, I drive in yours. - Phaedrus


A candour affected is a dagger concealed. - Marcus Aurelius


Temper is a weapon that we hold by the blade. - Sir James Matthew Barrie


The roaring of lions, the howling of wolves, the raging of the stormy sea, and the destructive sword, are portions of eternity too great for the eye of man. - William Blake


Let a short Act of Parliament be passed, placing all street musicians outside the protection of the law, so that any citizen may assail them with stones, sticks, knives, pistols or bombs without incurring any penalties. - George Bernard Shaw


Consciousness is much more than the thorn, it is the dagger in the flesh. - E. M. Cioran


So far had the pen, under the king, the superiority over the sword. [Fr., Tant la plume a eu sous le roi d'avantage sur l'epee] - Duc de Saint-Simon


Without a sign his sword the brave man draws, And asks no omen but his country's cause. - Homer [Homeros]


Mishaps are like knives, that either serve us or cut us, as we grasp them by the blade or the handle. - James Russell Lowell