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...if you give a man a fish he is hungry again in an hour. If you teach him to catch a fish you do him a good turn. ~Anne Thackeray Ritchie, Mrs. Dymond, 1885


Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach him how to fish and you feed him for a lifetime. ~Author unknown, c. 1940s–1960s


Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day. Teach him how to fish and he will sit in a boat and drink beer all day. ~Author unknown


Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, and you can get rid of him on weekends. ~Joan Shawback, c. 1991


Give a man a fish, and he can eat for a day. But teach a man how to fish, and he'll be dead of mercury poisoning inside of three years. ~Fitzhugh Tuoti (Charles Haas), What Color is Your Parody?, 1984


Give a man a fish, and you'll feed him for a day; give him religion, and he'll starve to death while praying for a fish. ~Author unknown


Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day. Teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime. Teach a man to create an artificial shortage of fish, and he will eat steak. ~Jay Leno, unverified


Give a Republican a fish and he'll think he learned how to fish. Teach him to fish and he'll call you socialist. ~@LOLGOP, tweet, 2012


Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Give a cat a fish and you make a friend forever. ~Author unknown


Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day. Give a cat a fish, and later he still won't come when you call him. ~Author unknown


Give a man a fish, and he'll eat for a day. Give a fish a man, and he'll eat for weeks! ~Nintendo Animal Crossing, unverified


Give a man a fish — he will eat for a day. Teach a man how to start a commercial fishing business — he will deplete the seas, overfish the oceans, wipe out entire ecosystems, and devastate the planet. ~Author unknown


Man 1:  Give a man a fish, he eats for a day. Teach a man to fish, he eats for a lifetime.
Man 2:  Overfish and soon no one eats.
~Mike Keefe, comic in The Denver Post, 2011, intoon.com


Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to phish, and he'll clean out your bank account. ~Author unknown



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