Quotations About / On:
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.)
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).)
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).)
As fish leap back into water, we hastily jump into forever.
(Though we came from forever and heading to forever, life under the Sun is very short, a moment long.)
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.)
'Life is like a school of fishes; A big ocean yet a small world.
you'll never catch a salmon fishing in the cut
(Copyright Brian Peza Perrins 2012)
From all eyes shines God's light... from every human, bird, fish and mite
When you become allergic to bonney fish its time to try cartilageous or sea food.
there is a time to fish and a time to mend your nets.
(My Eastern European Immigrant Paternal grandfather's saying.)