„The literate man is a sucker for propaganda... You cannot propagandize a native. You can sell him rum and trinkets, but you cannot sell him ideas.“

1970s, The Education of Mike McManus, TVOntario, December 28 1977

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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).
Misattributed

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„When you poison a man in order to sell him the antidote, you don’t boast about it afterward to the victim!“

—  Robert Silverberg American speculative fiction writer and editor 1935

In Star Science Fiction 5, edited by Frederik Pohl, p. 53
Short fiction, Company Store (1959)

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„When you sell a man a book you don't sell just twelve ounces of paper and ink and glue - you sell him a whole new life. Love and friendship and humour and ships at sea by night - there's all heaven and earth in a book, a real book.“

—  Christopher Morley, livro Parnassus on Wheels

Variante: When you sell a man a book you don’t sell him just twelve ounces of paper and ink and glue - you sell him a whole new life. Love and friendship and humour and ships at sea by night - there’s all heaven and earth in a book, a real book I mean.
Fonte: Parnassus on Wheels

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„You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help him to find it within himself.“

—  Galileo Galilei Italian mathematician, physicist, philosopher and astronomer 1564 - 1642

As quoted in How to Win Friends and Influence People (1935) by Dale Carnegie, p. 117; also paraphrased as "You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help him to find it for himself." Attributions are found as early as 1882.
Attributed
Fonte: Google Books link https://books.google.com/books?id=h70_AQAAMAAJ&pg=PA476&dq=You+cannot+teach+a+man+anything;+you+can+only+help+him+find+it+within+himself&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0CB0Q6AEwAGoVChMI39Gmss_gyAIVRNRjCh1Q2wGN#v=onepage&q=%22You%20cannot%20teach%22&f=false

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„This man belongs to me now! You cannot touch him!“

—  Eagle Woman American peace activist (born 1820, near Big Bend of the Missouri River [in what is now South Dakota], U.S.—died Decemb… 1820 - 1888

To a raiding band, after protecting an ambushed white soldier with her shawl, as quoted in Eagle Woman Who All Look At, 2010, South Dakota Hall of Fame – Champions of Excellence, 2019-08-15 http://sdexcellence.org/Eagle_Woman_Who_All_Look_At_2010,

Alternatively, "This Man belongs to me now! You cannot mutilate him nor touch him!" as quoted in [Joseph Agonito, Brave Hearts: Indian Women of the Plains, https://books.google.com/books?id=QZ7RDAAAQBAJ, 1 October 2016, TwoDot, 978-1-4930-1906-9]

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„You might as well sell yourself to slavery at once, as marry man you dislike.“

—  Anne Brontë, livro The Tenant of Wildfell Hall

Fonte: The Tenant of Wildfell Hall (1848), Ch. XLI : Hope Springs Eternal in the Human Breast; Helen to Esther

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„If a man has to say trust me it's a sure sign you cannot. Trust him, that is. Trust is a thing you do without words.“

—  Juliet Marillier, livro Wildwood Dancing

Variante: If a man has to say trust me, Gogu conveyed, it's a sure sign you cannot. Trust him, that is. Trust is a thing you know without words.
Fonte: Wildwood Dancing

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„Never tell the box-office man that you can't hear well or he will sell you a seat where you can't see either.“

—  Kin Hubbard cartoonist 1868 - 1930

Short Furrows http://books.google.com/books?id=DCQOAAAAYAAJ&q=%22Never+tell+the+box-office+man+that+you+can't+hear+well+or+he+will+sell+you+a+seat+where+you+can't+see+either%22&pg=PA10#v=onepage (1911).

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„When a man is trying to sell you something, don't imagine he is that polite all the time.“

—  E. W. Howe Novelist, magazine and newspaper editor 1853 - 1937

Country Town Sayings (1911), p34.

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„When a man offers to sell you something at less than its market price, it is a pretty good sign that you are about to be swindled.“

—  Enoch Powell British politician 1912 - 1998

Speech in Aldridge (2 October 1964), quoted in A Nation Not Afraid. The Thinking of Enoch Powell (B. T. Batsford Ltd, 1965), p. 64
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