Quotations About / On:
A fish, he smells like a fish; a very ancient and fish-like smell.
(William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Trinculo, in The Tempest, act 2, sc. 2, l. 25-6.
Finding a strange creature (Caliban) on Prospero's island.)
Do not tell fish stories where the people know you; but particularly, don't tell them where they know the fish.
(Mark Twain [Samuel Langhorne Clemens] (1835-1910), U.S. author. "More Maxims of Mark," p. 942, Mark Twain: Collected Tales, Sketches, Speeches, & Essays, 1891-1910, Library of America (1992).)
Instead of the scream of a fish hawk scaring the fishes, is heard the whistle of the steam-engine, arousing a country to its progress.
(Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers (1849), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 1, p. 90, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
you'll never catch a salmon fishing in the cut
(Copyright Brian Peza Perrins 2012)
From all eyes shines God's light... from every human, bird, fish and mite
When you become allergic to bonney fish its time to try cartilageous or sea food.
there is a time to fish and a time to mend your nets.
(My Eastern European Immigrant Paternal grandfather's saying.)
Fish, dish! And to dine with wine.
English literature is a flying fish.
(E.M. (Edward Morgan) Forster (1879-1970), British novelist, essayist. "Notes on the English Character," pt. I (1920), in Abinger Harvest (1936).)
I want everybody to come and have some fish and chips with King Gypo.
(Dudley Nichols (1895-1960), U.S. screenwriter. Gypo (Victor McLaglen), The Informer, drunkenly showing off the reward money he got for informing on Frankie (Wallace Ford) (1935).)