Hoyt & Roberts, comps. Hoyts New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations. 1922.
Twas he Gave heat unto the injury, which returned Like a petard ill lighted, unto the bosom Of him gave fire to it. Beaumont Fair Maid of the Inn. Act II. 1
Accipere quam facere injuriam præstat. It is better to receive than to do an injury. Cicero Tusculanarum Disputationum. V. 19. 2
Wits an unruly engine, wildly striking Sometimes a friend, sometimes the engineer. Herbert Church Porch. 3
Plerumque dolor etiam venustos facit. A strong sense of injury often gives point to the expression of our feelings. Pliny the Younger Epistles. III. 9. 4
Aut potentior te, aut imbecillior læsit: si imbecillior, parce illi; si potentior, tibi. He who has injured thee was either stronger or weaker. If weaker, spare him; if stronger, spare thyself. Seneca De Ira. III. 5. 5 For tis the sport to have the engineer Hoist with his own petar. Act III. Sc. 4. Hamlet. 6