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Letter "K" » knife
«A kitchen knife cannot carve its own handle»
«A bad knife cuts one's finger instead of the stick»
«A knife-wound heals, but a tongue wound festers.»
«FORK, n. An instrument used chiefly for the purpose of putting dead animals into the mouth. Formerly the knife was employed for this purpose, and by many worthy persons is still thought to have many advantages over the other tool, which, however, they do not altogether reject, but use to assist in charging the knife. The immunity of these persons from swift and awful death is one of the most striking proofs of God's mercy to those that hate Him.»
«CAPITAL, n. 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. _Capital Punishment_, a penalty regarding the justice and expediency of which many worthy persons --including all the assassins --entertain grave misgivings.»
Author: Ambrose Bierce
, dinner table
, The Assassin
, The Assassins
«And Abraham took the wood of the burnt offering, and laid it upon Isaac his son; and he took the fire in his hand, and a knife; and they went both of them together.»
«Don't dig your grave with your knife and fork.»
«Fill your bowl to the brim and it will spill. Keep sharpening your knife and it will blunt.»
Author: Lao Tzu
«A mind all logic is like a knife all blade. It makes the hand bleed that uses it.»
«Criticism should not be querulous and wasting, all knife and root-puller, but guiding, instructive, inspiring»