Quotation Explorer - 'Fish'

A child fish asks mother fish, 'Mother, why cannot we live on the Earth?' Mother fish replied, 'Dear… it is not the place for fish, it is the place for selfish - Santosh Kalwar
Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime. - Chinese Proverb
I've recovered my tenderness by long looking;I'm a Socrates of small fury.The waves bends with the fish. I'm taughtAs water teaches stone. Believe me, extremest oriole,I can hear light on a dry day.The world is where we fling it; I'm leaving where I am. - Theodore Roethke
There is no symbolism to these fish, as Hemingway wrote. A cabezon is just a cabezon; a garibaldi, a garibaldi. But what wonderful stories they tell us about life in the ocean! - Susan J. Tweit
Why fish in the pond when you live right next to the sea? - Matshona Dhliwayo
Beauty without grace is like a fish far displaced from the water and looking at this kind of beauty is like watching that fish die right there on the cement in front of you. - C. JoyBell C.
A countryman between two lawyers is like a fish between two cats. - Benjamin Franklin
There is a time to fish and a time to mend nets. - Robert Caro
A pond with one fish is better than an ocean with none. - Matshona Dhliwayo
I know the human being and fish can co-exist peacefully. - George W. Bush
The aquariums of the imagination contain only dead fish. - Marty Rubin
A fish cannot be aware of the ocean, before jumping up out of water. - Rixa White
I love you more than there are stars in the sky and fish in the sea. - Nicholas Sparks
Fish and visitors smell in three days. - Benjamin Franklin
Man can now fly in the air like a bird, swim under the ocean like a fish, he can burrow into the ground like a mole. Now if only he could walk the earth like a man, this would be paradise.
A seagull flying beautifully is heaven; a seagull hunting an innocent fish is hell! Existence is heaven and hell, joy and horror! - Mehmet Murat ildan
A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle. - Irina Dunn
[Advise] the ruler to govern the state as one cooks a small fish -- that is, don't turn it so often in the pan that it disintegrates.
I have never cared much for fish - it floats in the belly as much as in the pond. - Erica Eisdorfer
Big fish eats small fish; oceans need revolution! Big man beats little man; world needs revolution! Big galaxies swallow little galaxies; universe needs revolution! Anything which is not ethical needs a strong revolution! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Fish are small, but do not drown in the sea. Ships are big, but sink in the ocean. - Matshona Dhliwayo
This earth that we live on is full of stories in the same way that, for a fish, the ocean is full of ocean. Some people say when we are born we’re born into stories. I say we’re also born from stories. - Ben Okri
If you want the most beautiful fish in the sea, make sure you have the most appealing bait. - Matshona Dhliwayo
You cannot catch a whale and a fish with the same bait. - Matshona Dhliwayo
A man who tosses worms in the river isn’t 't necessarily a friend of the fish. All the fish who take him for a friend, who think the worm’s got no hook in it, usually end up in the frying pan. - Malcolm X
I am a pisces, a fish out of water, searching for a way back home. - James Kidd
As I see it, life is an effort to grip before they slip through one's fingers and slide into oblivion, the startling, the ghastly or the blindingly exquisite fish of the imagination before they whip away on the endless current and are lost for ever in oblivion's black ocean. - Mervyn Peake
Only those who ignore d sea waves&tides to fish in deep waters can have abundance of fishes to feed their generation. - Olojo Daniel Olatunji
Fish is the only food that is considered spoiled once it smells like what it is. - P.J. O'Rourke
Capitalism: Teach a man to fish, but the fish he catches aren't his. They belong to the person paying him to fish, and if he's lucky, he might get paid enough to buy a few fish for himself. - Karl Marx
Last year I went fishing with Salvador Dali. He was using a dotted line. He caught every other fish. - Steven Wright
Would the fish have ever been caught if it had kept it’s mouth shut? - Ashwin Sanghi
Chance is always powerful. Let your hook be always cast; in the pool where you least expect it, there will be a fish. - Ovid
An eagle can catch a fish in the ocean of impossibility because he pursues and focuses on only one fish. - Debasish Mridha
...time was like a river, and I was a fish in that river, moving so quickly that the world outside my household was blur. - Alice Hoffman
Many go fishing without knowing it is fish they are after. - Henry David Thoreau
Fish rule the waters,but can be caught using worms.Birds rule the air,but can be caught using grain. - Matshona Dhliwayo
All women live in sexual objectification the way fish swim in water. - Nussbaum, Martha
First crush, first kiss, first time I saw the oceanAnd dug my toes in the sandBaseball and summer nights, casting out when the fish first bite,First time I got a Chevy in my handsI thought nothing can touch that by a mileI thought nothing can make that moment seem so worthwhile - Scotty McCreery
Small bait cast properly can catch big fish. - Matshona Dhliwayo
A fish will not truly learn to enjoy water, without gasping for air. - Markus W. Lunner
My idea of working for a living is not going to office and earning a salary. It is to build a log house and catch my own fish and till some soil. - Girish Kohli
Ask for a fish, and you only get one; ask for a net, and you can catch dozens. - Matshona Dhliwayo
It was a great mistake, my being born a man, I would have been much more successful as a seagull or a fish. As it is, I will always be a stranger who never feels at home, who does not really want and is not really wanted, who can never belong, who must be a little in love with death! - Eugene O'Neill
To the rich, the really poor don't know that the level of comfort you experience exist at all, so you see, they don't need your sympathy, and you should not feel guilty, just teach them how to fish. - Peter Ojo
Bait, no matter how big, is useless if fish don’t want it. - Matshona Dhliwayo
And the only sign of life is the ticking of the pen, introducing characters to memory like old friends. - Fish
Yes, there's plenty of fish in the sea, but be gifted with a rare catch: that one which lives with "forever faithfulness." ~ , If I Could Tell You - Angelica Hopes
Teach men how to fish, but also teach them how to preserve fish. - Matshona Dhliwayo
We're all a genius, but If you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid. - Albert Einstien
Give a man a fish, and you'll feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, and he'll buy a funny hat. Talk to a hungry man about fish, and you're a consultant. - Scott Adams
phase two of Operation Fish and CHIPs (Clean House of the Idiot Piranhas) - Brenda Pandos
At least that was what she had told me. You never know with women. What they tell you and what they don't tell you is a very long bridge across a very wide river with all kinds of fish. - Philip Kerr
There are many fish in the sea, but never let a good one swim away. - Matshona Dhliwayo
ARCHBISHOP, n. An ecclesiastical dignitary one point holier than a bishop. If I were a jolly archbishop, On Fridays I'd eat all the fish up -- Salmon and flounders and smelts; On other days everything else. Jodo Rem - Ambrose Bierce
Can't stand all these poisonous creatures, all these snakes and insects and fish and things. Wretched things, biting everybody. And then people expect me to tell them what to do about it. I'll tell them what to do. Don't get bitten in the first place. (quoting Dr. Struan Sutherland) - Douglas Adams
Love is like going fishing, you never know what size fish will be taken out of the water, but big or small you will be the one deciding to either kill it or keep it close to you under good care and nature it. But firstly you have to take the courage to go fishing. - Marcus L. Lukusa
The fish will not blame you. You have to do this. I will not look at you and think you're a bad brother. Nobody will. You have to leave because this time you have to save yourself. - Hannah Moskowitz
God want to make you like boneless fish. - Dariush Youkhaneh
...as the old saying goes: if you teach a man to fish, he will feed himself for a lifetime. But if you just give him a fishing pole, he’ll have to teach himself. - Zechariah Barrett
Better to teach a man to fish who already loves to fish. - Richie Norton
If you believe in your heart that you are right, then you must fight with all your might to do it your way. Only dead fish swim with the stream all the time. - Linda Ellerbee
Love is the language of life and all others are transient epi-phenomena. Like a fish, we are swimming in the ocean of love. We are so busy seeking love that we don’t realize we are swimming in love. - Debasish Mridha
The platypus, as it turns out, derives its DNA from a menagerie of creatures. When its genome was fully decoded, it was found only to be 80% mammalian, and had genes found previously only in reptilian, bird, amphibian, and fish DNA. - B.C.CHASE
All men are equal before fish. - Herbert Hoover
Only when the last tree has been cut down Only when the last river has been poisoned Only when the last fish has been caught Only then will you find that money cannot be eaten.
Two people kissing always look like fish. - Andy Warhol
You fit into melike a hook into an eyea fish hookan open eye - Margaret Atwood
Fish cannot swim out of water. - Matshona Dhliwayo
The fish don't need to know why they're in the water. - Marty Rubin
One who fishes in shallow waters limits the kind of fish he can catch. - Matshona Dhliwayo
I think fish is nice, but then I think that rain is wet, so who am I to judge? - Douglas Adams
If you shatter the fish bowl so that everything is possible you don't have freedom you have paralysis. Everybody needs a fishbowl. - Barry Schwartz
Give a man a fish and he has food for a day; teach him how to fish and you can get rid of him of the entire weekend.
God gave you the sea, but you still have to fish for yourself. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Without commitment and real selflessness, real love shall always be like a sea without fish; a forest without the sweet harmonious chorus of the birds and a stomach without food - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Bait, no matter how big, is useless if fish do not desire it. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Animals, birds, and fish confirm Your power and Your existence. - Euginia Herlihy
He causes huge bodies like sun to proclaim His Majesty through His Names the All-Gracious, Great, reciting: ' O Glorious One, O Great One, O Mighty One', while tiny animate creatures like flies and fish proclaim His Mercy, reciting: 'O Gracious One, O Compassionate One, O Generous One - Said Nursî
It's Easy To Feel Like A Big Fish, When Your Pond is Just A Puddle! - Latif Mercado
Give a man a fish, and he'll eat for a day. Give a fish a man, and he'll eat for weeks!
For the sea to be silent, wind must be silent, earthquake must be silent, boat must be silent, fish must be silent; behind every silence, there lies the silence of everything! - Mehmet Murat ildan
When the last tree has been cut down, the last fish caught, the last river poisoned, only then will we realize that one cannot eat money. - Native American Saying
Fish in another man's pond and you will catch crabs. - Habeeb Akande
What is this you call property? It cannot be the earth. For the land is our mother, nourishing all her children, beasts, birds, fish, and all men. The woods, the streams, everything on it belongs to everybody and is for the use of all. How can one man say it belongs to him only? - Massasoit
A man may fish with the worm that hath eat of a king, and eat of the fish that hath fed of that worm. - William Shakespeare
Man is now able to fly through the air like a bird, he is able to swim under the sea like a fish, he is able burrow beneath the ground like a mole. Now if only he could walk the earth like a man, this would be paradise. - Tommy Douglas
Men who fish at shallow waters can never have enough fish to feed their family talk less of a nation or a generation - Olojo Daniel Olatunji
Only when the last tree has died and the last river been poisoned and the last fish been caught will we realise we cannot eat money. - Anonymous
Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day. Teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime. Teach a man to create an artificial shortage of fish and he will eat steak. - Jay Leno
At high tide fish eat ants; at low tide ants eat fish. - Thai Proverb
When the last tree is cut, the last fish is caught, and the last river is polluted; when to breathe the air is sickening, you will realize, too late, that wealth is not in bank accounts and that you can’t eat money. - Alanis Obomsawin
Better to be happy with the cod fish in your plate now, than to linger for the taste of a tuna that is still swimming in the sea. - Dennis E. Adonis
Happier than a cat in a Peruvian fish market. - Coriander Woodruff
What torture, this life in society! Often someone is obliging enough to offer me a light, and in order to oblige him I have to fish a cigarette out of my pocket. - Karl Kraus
The smartest fish are still in the sea. - Matshona Dhliwayo
To catch any fish, give it what it eats. - Matshona Dhliwayo
If you want a fried fish to fly and enter your mouth, you must keep waiting till the unending time ends. Dead fish doesn't fly. If you want to eat it, your own hands must carry it. - Israelmore Ayivor
The fishhook catches the fish; the truth catches the lie; the death catches the life; the love catches the hate! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Don't poison a river whose fish you might need tomorrow. - Matshona Dhliwayo
You eat canned tuna fish and you absorb protein. Then, if you're lucky, someone give you Dover Sole and you experience nourishment. It's the same with books. - Lois Lowry
Fish for a man, he'll eat for a day, don't teach him to de-bone that fish, You may not have to worry about him tomorrow! - V. Pain
Well, the gold fish in the bowl lay upside down bloatingFull in the sky and the plains were bleached white with skeletonsVarious species grouped together accordingTo their past beliefsThe only way they ever all got together wasNot in love but shameful grief - Don Van Vliet
You know you've reached rock bottom when you're standing on the beach, looking to the horizon, and you don't notice you'r ankle-deep in dead fish. - Peter Lerangis
There is no chronic disease to be found among fish and animal life in the sea that compares to those on land.It is also known that all land animals develop arteriosclerosis, yet sea animals have never been diagnosed as arteriosclerotic. - Maynard Murray
" i am a man, not a duck, llama, or fish, once a man, always a man" - Sir Stuart Thomas
True religion must raise to work at the bar and the bench, on the couch and on the streets, in the cottage of the poor man and in the penthouse of the entrepreneur, with the fisherman that is catching fish and with the students that are studying. - Abhijit Naskar
Immediately after a divorce or a breakup, your mind whispers that there are plenty more fish in the sea, while your heart shouts that there is only one whoever-you-just-divorced-or-broke-up-with. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
There is a little Juliet inside me, hoping I will lock eyes with my Romeo on the other side of a fish tank or through a gap in a library bookcase. Hell, even if it's behind the condiments section in a supermarket. I don't really mind. - Jessica Thompson
It was never darkness for both of them... He was a squid throwing protective ink ... She was a transparent poisonous jelly fish... They both met at the bottom of the ocean but they have both risen together at the higher layers of the Sky. K.K - Konstantinos Kyriakou.K.K
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