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What is the origin of the quote - Give a man a fish and he eats for a day teach a man to fish and he can feed himself for life?

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May 20, 2015 1:30PM

It's a British term first coined by Anne Isabella Ritchie in a story she made called Mrs. Dymond in the early 19th century.