There are answers which, in turning away wrath, only send it to the other end of the room.

George Eliot (1819-1880) English novelist [pseud. of Mary Ann Evans]
Middlemarch, Book 3, ch. 24 (1871)

An allusion to Proverbs 15:1 "A soft answer turneth away wrath."
Added on 8-Sep-17 | Last updated 8-Sep-17
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