Lipton’s Journal/January 26, 1955/294
One takes in order to understand the world. So the essential taker when he gives is attempting to dominate the world. Thus the boxer who takes three to give one, but the one will deliver him from his basic passivity, allow people to think of him as a champion, which gives him honorable sanction to be passive. One reason perhaps so few champion boxers defend their titles actively. They usually sit around for months.