Generally attributed to Henry David Thoreau.
It is to be observed that "angling" is the name given to Fishing by people who can't fish.stephen leacock
Sausage-Seller: You [demagogues] are like the fishers for eels; in still waters they catch nothing, but if they thoroughly stir up the slime, their Fishing is good; in the same way it's only in troublous times that you line your pockets. (tr. O'Neill 1938, Perseus )
Fishing is undoubtedly a form of madness but, happily for the once-bitten, there is no cure.Colin Jarman
I want you to go up there and destroy this organization--this "Fishing Creek Confederacy" as it is called...
The Fishing Creek Confederacy which to some may seem a myth was to us a bitter reality.
Newartists must break a hole in the subconscious and go Fishing there.
Fly Fishing may be a very pleasant amusement; but angling or float Fishing I canonlycomparetoa stick and a string, with a worm at one end and a fool at the other.
All Americans believethat theyare bornfishermen.Fora man to admit a distaste for Fishing would be like denouncing mother-love or hating moonlight.
I shall stay [the reader] no longer than to wish him a rainy day to read this?discourse; and that if he be an honest angler, the east wind may never blow when he goes a- Fishing.Izaak Walton
Hunting, Fishing, drawing, and music occupied my every moment; cares I knew not, and cared naught about them. I purchased excellent and beautiful horses, visited all such neighbors as I found congenial spirits, and was as happy as happy could be.john james audubon
Somebody just back of you while you are Fishing is as bad as someone looking over your shoulder while you write a letter to your girl.ernest hemingway
Despite declining catches, New England fishermen continue to receive state and federal tax incentives that encourage them in some cases all but compel them to acquire bigger boats and to harvest the seas more intensively. Today the fishermen of Massachusetts are reduced to Fishing the hideous hagfish, for which there is a slight market in the Far East, but even their numbers are now falling.Bill Bryson
I stand ready to negotiate, but I want no part of laws: I acknowledge none; I protest against every order with which some authority may feel pleased on the basis of some alleged necessity to over-rule my free will. Laws: We know what they are, and what they are worth! They are spider webs for the rich and mighty, steel chains for the poor and weak, Fishing nets in the hands of government .Pierre-Joseph Proudhon
Madras, then, is a story of sheer accident changed the future of a Fishing village...The fact that Madras is an artificially stimulated growth and not a naturally evolved organism explains why the growth of Madras has been at the expense of the region in which it is set.
Fly Fishing is a very pleasant amusement; but angling or float Fishing, I can only compare to a stick and a string, with a worm at one end and a fool at the other.
In a bowl to sea went wise men three, On a brilliant night in June: They carried a net, and their hearts were set On Fishing up the moon.thomas love peacock
"The word ‘citizens’ used in the call for the meeting is significant. From the time Minamata disease first became an issue, up to the present, in such contexts it has meant not all residents of the city but only those who are not directly involved. In other words, in excludes Minamata disease victims, Fishing families, and company employees..."
Laws : We know what they are, and what they are worth ! They are spider webs for the rich and mighty , steel chains for the poor and weak , Fishing nets in the hands of government .
I'd rather be Fishing
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