Everybody is 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.
Many men go fishing all their lives without knowing it's not the Fish they are after.unknown
"My will contains directions for my funeral which will be followed not by mourning coaches but by oxen, sheep, flocks of poultry, and a small travelling aquarium of live Fish, all wearing scarves in honour of the man who perished rather than eat his fellow-creatures. It will be, with the exception of Noah's Ark, the most remarkable thing of the kind ever seen."George Bernard Shaw
Any performance is discussable from the standpoint of what it attains or what it misses.Comprehensiveness can be discussed as superficiality, intensiveness as stricture, tolerance as uncertaintyand the poor pedestrian abilities of a Fish are clearly explainable in terms of his excellence as a swimmer. A way of seeing is also a way of not seeing.1936 Permanence and Change.
For before this I was born once a boy, and a maiden, and a plant, and a bird, and a darting Fish in the sea."On Purifications", line 383; p. 207 (The Fragments)
The bird on the branch, the lily in the meadow, the stag in the forest, the Fish in the sea, the countless joyful creatures sing, God is Love. But beneath all these sopranos, as it were a sustained bass part, is the de profundis of the Sacrificed, God is Love.Soren Kierkegaard
Give a man a Fish and he'll eat for a day. Give a man a sub-prime Fish loan and you're in business, buddy.stephen colbert
He who does not love his own language is worse than an animal and a smelly Fish.josé rizal
It is to be observed that "angling" is the name given to fishing by people who can't Fish.stephen leacock
The pleasant'st angling is to see the Fish Cut with her golden oars the silver stream, And greedily devour the treacherous bait.william shakespeare
All that is told of the sea has a fabulous sound to an inhabitant of the land, and all its products have a certain fabulous quality, as if they belonged to another planet, from seaweed to a sailor’s yarn, or a Fish story. In this element the animal and vegetable kingdoms meet and are strangely mingled.Henry David Thoreau
Fish not, with this melancholy bait, For this fool-gudgeon, this opinion.william shakespeare
They can't concentrate, they don't have stamina, and they aren't creative. They are all Fish.bobby fischer
If you do not speak up when it matters, when would it matter that you speak? The opposite of courage is conformity. Even a dead Fish can go with the flow.jim hightower
Whether a man goes down with a law bullet in a vital part or is wearied out as is the Fish before being landed, where he may gasp his life out; whether he dies with one convulsion after a swallow of prussic acid or dreamily passes away in the solace of an opium overdraught, is perhaps no matter in the end. In the processes there is a vast difference, but the tombstones the reports of that Court which has the last say read very much alike. The figure is, perhaps, not a bad one.Author unidentified.
Fish say, they have their Stream and Pond; But is there anything Beyond?rupert brooke
Un-dish-cover the Fish, or dishcover the riddle.1871Through the Looking-Glass, ch.9,'Queen Alice'.
Everywhere, giant finned cars nose forward like Fish; a savage servility slides by on grease.1964 'For the Union Dead'.
During the Cretaceous Period many of the inland seas dried up, leaving the Plesiosaurs stranded without any Fish. Just about that time Mother Nature scrapped the whole Age of Reptiles and called for a new deal. And you can see what she got. [Footnote: Here we see the working of another Law of Nature: No water, no Fish.]will cuppy
I'm not above acting like a seal every once in a while and waiting for the next Fish, I just don't want to do it all the time.fred thompson
The Japanese have hit the shores like dead Fish. They're just like dead Fish washing up on the shores.steve jobs
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
I agree that clouds often look like other things Fish and unicorns and men on horseback but they are really only clouds. Even when the lightning flashes inside them we say they are only clouds and turn our attention to the next meal, the next pain, the next breath, the next page. This is how we go on.Stephen King, in Bag of Bones (1998)
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