Quotations on Fish

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I think fish is nice, but then I think that rain is wet, so who am I to judge?
- Douglas Adams
(Keywords: Fish, Rain)

I have friends who remember seeing fish hauled onto a boat's deck and beaten to death.
- Casey Affleck
(Keywords: Death, Fish, Friends)

The Cruise missiles do not frighten anyone. We are catching them like fish in a river. I mean here that over the past two days, we managed to shoot down 196 missiles before they hit their target.
- Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf
(Keywords: Fish, Past)

If you want to catch more fish, use more hooks.
- George Allen, Sr.
(Keywords: Fish, Want)

One fifth of human kind depend on fish to live. Today now 70 percent of the fish stock are over-exploited. According to FAO if we don't change our system of fishing the main sea resources will be gone in 2050. We don't want to believe what we know.
- Yann Arthus-Bertrand
(Keywords: Change, Fish, Fishing, Now, Sea, Today, Want, Will)

We go fish, we also catch fighting fish, looking for birds and it was for kampong people, the paddy field was our the play field for the children.
- Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
(Keywords: People, Birds, Children, Fighting, Fish, Play)

What law, what reason can deny that gift so sweet, so natural that God has given a stream, a fish, a beast, a bird?
- Pedro Calderon de la Barca
(Keywords: God, Fish, Law, Reason)

Chicken fat, beef fat, fish fat, fried foods - these are the foods that fuel our fat genes by giving them raw materials for building body fat.
- Neal Barnard
(Keywords: Body, Building, Fish, Giving)

Fishing is boring, unless you catch an actual fish, and then it is disgusting.
- Dave Barry
(Keywords: Fish, Fishing)

A fish may love a bird, but where would they live?
- Drew Barrymore
(Keywords: Love, Fish, May)

Let me pose you a question. Can farm-raised salmon be organic when its feed has nothing to do with its natural diet, even if the feed itself is supposedly organic, and the fish themselves are packed tightly in pens, swimming in their own filth?
- Mark Bittman
(Keywords: Diet, Fish, Nothing, Question)

Even that was all consumed after two days, and the patients had to try to choke down fresh fish, just boiled in water, without salt, pepper or butter; mutton, beef, and potatoes without the faintest seasoning.
- Nellie Bly
(Keywords: Fish, Water)

Retire to what? I already play golf and fish for a living.
- Julius Boros
(Keywords: Fish, Golf, Living, Play)

I just like to catch fish, I don't care if it weighs half a pound or 10 pounds. But I can't do a lot of casting. I can work a jig or a worm. But not for long, especially if the big ones are biting. Those big bass will make it hurt after a while.
- Terry Bradshaw
(Keywords: Work, Care, Fish, Hurt, Will)

When you see a fish you don't think of its scales, do you? You think of its speed, its floating, flashing body seen through the water... If I made fins and eyes and scales, I would arrest its movement, give a pattern or shape of reality. I want just the flash of its spirit.
- Constantin Brancusi
(Keywords: Body, Eyes, Fish, Reality, Spirit, Want, Water)

Fish sticks and beef stew that millions of children love to hate.
- Marian Burros
(Keywords: Love, Children, Fish, Hate)

The one thing that a fish can never find is water; and the one thing that man can never find is God.
- Eric Butterworth
(Keywords: God, Fish, Man, Water)

The sea hath fish for every man.
- William Camden
(Keywords: Fish, Man, Sea)

I fully support the goal of species protection and conservation and believe that recovery and ultimately delisting of species should be the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's top priority under ESA.
- Dennis Cardoza
(Keywords: Goal, Conservation, Fish, Protection, Service, Support, Wildlife)

Traveling is my form of self-education. Every stream I fish now is not as good as it used to be. Traveling is my form of self-education. Every stream I fish now is not as good as it used to be. If you keep your eyes open as you travel around, you realize we are destroying this planet.
- Yvon Chouinard
(Keywords: Travel, Eyes, Fish, Now, Open, Self, Traveling)

A great lie is like a great fish on dry land; it may fret and fling and make a frightful bother, but it cannot hurt you. You have only to keep still, and it will die of itself.
- George Crabbe
(Keywords: Lie, Fish, Hurt, Land, May, Will)

Just having the pain of being alive without anything else, whether it's good or bad. There's a lot of serious songs on the record, you know. That song is just about feeling like a fish out of water, feeling like you don't belong on the planet sometimes.
- Jon Crosby
(Keywords: Being, Feeling, Fish, Pain, Song, Songs, Water)

You can't eat fish. It's 6,000 parts DDT per million all over the world, not counting radiation.
- Dick Dale
(Keywords: Fish, World)

I learned the first night that IHOP's not the place to order fish.
- Larry David
(Keywords: First, Fish, Night, Order)

Well, after I had the heart attack, it was a very simple choice. What the doctor told me I did and I did it religiously. I ate nothing but lean turkey breast or chicken breast or a piece of fish that was very lean. I mean I stayed away from everything.
- Mike Ditka
(Keywords: Heart, Choice, Fish, Nothing, Turkey)

I do fish. I think there is a connection between thinking and fishing mostly because you spend a lot of time up to your waist in water without a whole lot to keep your mind busy.
- Anthony Doerr
(Keywords: Time, Connection, Fish, Fishing, Mind, Thinking, Water)

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.
- Tommy Douglas
(Keywords: Earth, Fish, Paradise, Man, Now, Ocean)

Assure a man that he has a soul and then frighten him with old wives' tales as to what is to become of him afterward, and you have hooked a fish, a mental slave.
- Theodore Dreiser
(Keywords: Soul, Fish, Man, Old, Wives)

Ten percent of the big fish still remain. There are still some blue whales. There are still some krill in Antarctica. There are a few oysters in Chesapeake Bay. Half the coral reefs are still in pretty good shape, a jeweled belt around the middle of the planet. There's still time, but not a lot, to turn things around.
- Sylvia Earle
(Keywords: Time, Fish, Oysters, Pretty)

If you believe in your heart that you are right, you must fight with all your might to do it your way. Only dead fish swim with the stream all the time.
- Linda Ellerbee
(Keywords: Time, Heart, Fight, Fish, Right)

I don't ask for an apology because it's only tomorrow's fish-and-chip paper.
- Tracey Emin
(Keywords: Apology, Fish, Tomorrow)

I call it an old-fashioned seafood house for the new millennium. We are trying to update what we know as old fish houses and places like that, which are great, but I want to give it a new, fresh look with updated versions of the classics we all love.
- Todd English
(Keywords: Love, Fish, Houses, Old, Trying, Want)

I deep sea fish a lot.
- John Entwistle
(Keywords: Deep, Fish, Sea)

I used to have some fish, some nice little carp, but they got too big for the tank. I don't have any pets now.
- Tom Felton
(Keywords: Fish, Now, Pets)

I like to fish. Fishing is always a way of relaxing.
- Tom Felton
(Keywords: Fish, Fishing)

I never drink water because of the disgusting things that fish do in it.
- W. C. Fields
(Keywords: Fish, Water)

Cook ingredients that you are used to cooking by other techniques, such as fish, chicken, or hamburgers. In other words be comfortable with the ingredients you are using.
- Bobby Flay
(Keywords: Cooking, Fish, Words)

A countryman between two lawyers is like a fish between two cats.
- Benjamin Franklin
(Keywords: Cats, Fish, Lawyers)

Guests, like fish, begin to smell after three days.
- Benjamin Franklin
(Keywords: Fish, Guests)

Telling a teenager the facts of life is like giving a fish a bath.
- Arnold H. Glasow
(Keywords: Life, Facts, Fish, Giving)

My friend Ed Begley goes fishing. It's a little smelly to me, I don't like it so much. I like to eat fish, but I don't like to catch them.
- Jeff Goldblum
(Keywords: Friend, Fish, Fishing)

Travelling to different countries is a goal. I wouldn't mind playing huge places if we got an opportunity to, but it's nice to play small places too. Fish was saying yesterday that he doesn't ever want to play stadiums, or maybe he would once, he said.
- Mike Gordon
(Keywords: Opportunity, Goal, Countries, Fish, Mind, Play, Saying, Want, Yesterday)

Lately Fish and I have been hooking up more, which is a good thing because it's just been a struggle for me as a bass player to play with someone who's so creative on the drums, and lately it's been really good, especially during sound checks.
- Mike Gordon
(Keywords: Fish, Play, Sound, Struggle)

I like to be sort of grounded with Fish. But, at the same time, I think probably what's unique about us is the way other dynamics happen, where I'll play off Trey for awhile. When we start playing a jam, I don't usually know what's going to happen, I don't have a plan.
- Mike Gordon
(Keywords: Time, Fish, Play)

They may the better fish in the water when it is troubled.
- Richard Grafton
(Keywords: Fish, May, Water)

We went to a small lake, Bass Lake. It was beautiful. It was perfectly still when we got there in the morning. The fog was lifting off the water. It was just magical. And we did catch some fish, 13 fish.
- Jennifer Granholm
(Keywords: Fish, Water)

I may be only a fish and chip shop lady, but some of these economists need to get their heads out of the textbooks and get a job in the real world. I would not even let one of them handle my grocery shopping.
- Pauline Hanson
(Keywords: Fish, Lady, Job, May, World)

My view on issues is based on common sense, and my experience as a mother of four children, as a sole parent, and as a businesswoman running a fish and chip shop.
- Pauline Hanson
(Keywords: Experience, Mother, Children, Common sense, Fish, Running)

I refuse to believe that trading recipes is silly. Tuna Fish casserole is at least as real as corporate stock.
- Barbara Grizzuti Harrison
(Keywords: Corporate, Fish, Silly)

To be anywhere near an enormous ocean liner when you are just like a fish in the water is frightening.
- John C. Hawkes
(Keywords: Fish, Ocean, Water)



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