give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime love

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give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime

Definitions

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  • It is more worthwhile to teach someone to do something, than to do something for them.

Etymologies

This saying was coined by Anne Isabella Thackeray Ritchie (1837–1919) in her novel, Mrs. Dymond (1885): (Wiktionary)

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