Quotations About / On: FISH

  • 1.
    A fish, he smells like a fish; a very ancient and fish-like smell.
    (William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Trinculo, in The Tempest, act 2, sc. 2, l. 25-6. Finding a strange creature (Caliban) on Prospero's island.)
  • 2.
    Do not tell fish stories where the people know you; but particularly, don't tell them where they know the fish.
    (Mark Twain [Samuel Langhorne Clemens] (1835-1910), U.S. author. "More Maxims of Mark," p. 942, Mark Twain: Collected Tales, Sketches, Speeches, & Essays, 1891-1910, Library of America (1992).)
  • 3.
    Instead of the scream of a fish hawk scaring the fishes, is heard the whistle of the steam-engine, arousing a country to its progress.
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers (1849), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 1, p. 90, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
  • 4.
    No fish will walk out of the water to gasp
    (Nobody will willingly commit to suffer Fish cannot walk, fish cannot hold it's breath and live. Both are suicidal)
  • 5.
    Break the legs of the fisherman and, you will have no fish!
  • 6.
    As fish leap back into water, we hastily jump into forever.
    (Biniam Tekeste, from his poem titled 'Seasons of Life.')
  • 7.
    The birds are fed the fish are fed so let the humans be fed.
    (Part of my comment on Gajanan Mishra's poem entitled: A glass of water.)
  • 8.
    'Life is like a school of fishes; A big ocean yet a small world.
  • 9.
    you'll never catch a salmon fishing in the cut
    (Copyright Brian Peza Perrins 2012)
  • 10.
    From all eyes shines God's light... from every human, bird, fish and mite
    (Saiom Shriver)
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