|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.
BeaumontFair Maid of the Inn. Act II.
|Accipere quam facere injuriam præstat.|
It is better to receive than to do an injury.
CiceroTusculanarum Disputationum. V. 19.
|Wits an unruly engine, wildly striking|
Sometimes a friend, sometimes the engineer.
|Plerumque dolor etiam venustos facit.|
A strong sense of injury often gives point to the expression of our feelings.
Pliny the YoungerEpistles. III. 9.
| 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.
SenecaDe Ira. III. 5.
|For tis the sport to have the engineer|
Hoist with his own petar.
Hamlet. Act III. Sc. 4.