- "Even if you've been fishing for 3 hours and haven't gotten anything except poison ivy and sunburn, you're still better off than the worm."
- "Cats are the ultimate narcissists. You can tell this because of all the time they spend on personal grooming. Dogs aren't like this. A dog's idea of personal grooming is to roll on a dead fish."
- James Gorman
- "Fish are supposed to be brain food, and yet people eat it on Friday and then do the silliest things over the weekend."
- "You can't catch fish unless you put your line in the water. You can't reach your goals if you don't try."
- Kathy Seligman
- "All is fish that comes to the literary net. Goethe puts his joys and sorrows into poems, I turn my adventures into bread and butter."
- Louisa May Alcott
- "Fish and visitors smell in three days."
- Benjamin Franklin
- "The hunter for aphorisms on human nature has to fish in muddy water, and he is even condemned to find much of his own mind."
- Francis H. Bradley
- "There is a natural hootchy-kootchy motion to a goldfish."
- Walt Disney
- "Telling a teen-ager the facts of life is like giving a fish a bath."
- Arnold Glasow
- "Luck affects everything; let your hook always be cast. In the stream where you least expect it, there will be fish."
- "Poetry is like fish: if it's fresh, it's good; if it's stale, it's bad; and if you're not certain, try it on the cat."
- Osbert Sitwell
- "A poor man between two lawyers is like a fish between two cats."
- "Bragging is not an attractive trait, but let's be honest. A man who catches a big fish doesn't go home through an alley."
- Ann Landers
- "Will you walk a little faster," said a whiting to a snail,
"There's a porpoise close behind us, and he's treading on my tail."
- Lewis Carroll
- Beware as you get the octopus on board. Suddenly he relaxes his grasp, and shhots out a jet of ink, which smarts considerably.
- Wilfred Grenfell
- A friend of ours, who is an admirer of Isaac Walton, was struck, just as we were, with the likeness of the old angler's face to a fish.
- Leigh Hunt
- We really cannot see what equanimity there is in jerking a lacerated carp out of the water by the jaws, merely because it has no the power of making a noise; for we presume that the most philosophic of anglers would hardly delight in catching a shrieking fish.
- Leigh Hunt
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