„Give a man a fish and feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and feed him for a lifetime. Teach a man to cycle and he will realize fishing is stupid and boring.“

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jihoafrický kněz, politik, arcibiskup, laureát Nobelovy ceny 1931
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„Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach him how to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.“

—  Laozi semi-legendary Chinese figure, attributed to the 6th century, regarded as the author of the Tao Te Ching and founder ... -604
This quotation has been misattributed to Laozi; its origin is actually unknown (see "give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime" on Wiktionary). This quotation has also been misattributed to Confucius and Guan Zhong.

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„Catch a man a fish, and you can sell it to him. Teach a man to fish, and you ruin a wonderful business opportunity“

—  Karl Marx German philosopher, economist, sociologist, journalist and revolutionary socialist 1818 - 1883
Attributed to Marx (possibly in jest) in W. C. Privy's Original Bathroom Companion (2003).

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„Give a man a fish and he'll eat for a day. Give a man a sub-prime fish loan and you're in business, buddy.“

—  Stephen Colbert American political satirist, writer, comedian, television host, and actor 1964
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„We will teach people to fish, rather than provide them fish. We will bring schemes that will create jobs.“

—  Anbumani Ramadoss Indian politician 1968
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„A woman needs a man like a fish needs a bicycle.“

—  Irina Dunn Australian writer, documentary maker and Nuclear Disarmament Party politician 1948
Parodying 'A man needs God like a fish needs a bicycle.' http://www.phrases.org.uk/meanings/414150.html

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„A woman needs a man like a fish needs a bicycle.“

—  Gloria Steinem American feminist and journalist 1934
This quote was popularized by Steinem and is often attributed to her. However, the line was first coined by Australian educator Irina Dunn, as indicated at The Phrase Finder http://www.phrases.org.uk/meanings/414150.html

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„We don't give them fish. However, we teach them fishing. In that way throughout your life you always have fish to eat. That is Taiwan's way in our joint co-operation in offering assistance to Taiwan's diplomatic allies in the Pacific. All these countries value their relationship with us very much.“

—  Katharine Chang Taiwanese diplomat 1953
Katharine Chang (2013) cited in " Taiwan rejects chequebook diplomacy tag over Pacific aid http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-09-02/an-taiwan-reject-chequebook-diplomacy-tag/4928456" on ABC, 2 September 2013

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