Not sure why but it just fits the day:
That the rule in carving holds good as to criticism; never cut with a knife what you can cut with a spoon.
I did some searching to find out who Charles Buxton was:
An English brewer, philanthropist, writer and Member of Parliament. (1823 – 1871)
Here is another quote: If we do what is necessary, all the odds are in our favor.
This page has several more: Charles Buxton Quotes
No, no one has been criticizing me today, nor I them! And here’s a cozy pic that makes me really feel good about today as well: