Quotes and Sayings about Fish



"Erotic or sexual love can truly be love if it is not selfishly sexual or lustful."
- Mortimer Adler
(Related: Love)

"We are selfish when we are exclusively or predominantly concerned with the good for ourselves. We are altruistic when we are exclusively or predominantly concerned with the good of others."
- Mortimer Adler
"Love can be unselfish, in the sense of being benevolent and generous, without being selfless."
- Mortimer Adler
(Related: Love, Being, Sense)

"It is love rather than sexual lust or unbridled sexuality if, in addition to the need or want involved, there is also some impulse to give pleasure to the persons thus loved and not merely to use them for our own selfish pleasure."
- Mortimer Adler
(Related: Love, Lust, Pleasure, Sexuality, Want)

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

"Sometimes you have to be selfish to be selfless."
- Edward Albert
"Before my accident I was a little too... selfish and self-absorbed and for me, to now be at the place where I can kinda give back and inspire people. I'm blessed. I'm really blessed."
- Rick Allen
(Related: People, Accident, Now, Self)

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

"Selfishly, I make music for me. I like to make music. I like looking for songs. I like working with interesting musicians. I like producing records. It's something I will always do."
- Herb Alpert
(Related: Music, Musicians, Songs, Will)

"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
(Related: Fish, Past)

"A democracy is a volcano which conceals the fiery materials of its own destruction. These will produce an eruption and carry desolation in their way."
- Fisher Ames
(Related: Democracy, Destruction, Will)

"The known propensity of a democracy is to licentiousness which the ambitious call, and the ignorant believe to be liberty."
- Fisher Ames
(Related: Democracy, Liberty)

"No one ever became, or can become truly eloquent without being a reader of the Bible, and an admirer of the purity and sublimity of its language."
- Fisher Ames
(Related: Bible, Being, Language, Purity)

"The gentleman puts me in mind of an old hen which persists in setting after her eggs are taken away."
- Fisher Ames
(Related: Gentleman, Mind, Old)

"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
(Related: Change, Fish, Fishing, Now, Sea, Today, Want, Will)

"These mountains appear to be almost entirely composed of stratas of rock of various colours (mostly red) and are partially covered with a dwarfish growth of pine and cedar, which are the only species of timber to be seen."
- William Henry Ashley
(Related: Growth, Mountains)

"What's the two things they tell you are healthiest to eat? Chicken and fish. You know what you should do? Combine them, eat a penguin."
- Dave Attell
(Related: Fish)

"Hunting, fishing, drawing, and music occupied my every moment. Cares I knew not, and cared naught about them."
- John James Audubon
(Related: Music, Fishing, Hunting)

"I have been a selfish being all my life, in practice, though not in principle."
- Jane Austen
(Related: Life, Being, Practice)

"Selfishness must always be forgiven you know, because there is no hope of a cure."
- Jane Austen
(Related: Hope, Cure, Selfishness)

"Your conscience is the measure of the honesty of your selfishness. Listen to it carefully."
- Richard Bach
(Related: Honesty, Conscience, Measure, Selfishness)

"I have seen one shrike occupy himself for hours in sticking up on thorns, a number of small fishes that the fishermen had thrown on the shore. The fishes dried up and decayed."
- John Bachman
(Related: Fishermen)

"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
(Related: People, Birds, Children, Fighting, Fish, Play)

"Monofilament is what you use to go fishing. The line on your fishing rod is probably going to be black. You get to the end of the line and you tie on this clear plastic, thin thread called monofilament."
- John Badham
(Related: End, Fishing)

"Courtesy is only a thin veneer on the general selfishness."
- Honore De Balzac
(Related: Courtesy, Selfishness)

"I hate fishing, and I can't imagine why anyone would want to hike when you can get in the car and drive."
- Joseph Barbera
(Related: Car, Fishing, Hate, Want)

"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
(Related: God, Fish, Law, Reason)

"I think we are living in selfish times. I'm the first one to say that I'm the most selfish. We live in the so-called 'first world,' and we may be first in a lot of things like technology, but we are behind in empathy."
- Javier Bardem
(Related: Technology, Empathy, First, Living, May, World)

"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
(Related: Body, Building, Fish, Giving)

"The only kind of seafood I trust is the fish stick, a totally featureless fish that doesn't have eyeballs or fins."
- Dave Barry
(Related: Trust, Fish)

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

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

"An institution or reform movement that is not selfish, must originate in the recognition of some evil that is adding to the sum of human suffering, or diminishing the sum of happiness."
- Clara Barton
(Related: Happiness, Evil, Reform, Suffering)

"People of art should never get married and have children, because it's a selfish experience."
- Mikhail Baryshnikov
(Related: Art, Experience, People, Children)

"They eat the dainty food of famous chefs with the same pleasure with which they devour gross peasant dishes, mostly composed of garlic and tomatoes, or fisherman's octopus and shrimps, fried in heavily scented olive oil on a little deserted beach."
- Luigi Barzini
(Related: Food, Beach, Deserted, Famous, Oil, Pleasure)

"I just decided that I would not put my professional life on hold to raise children. I know that sounds selfish to a lot of people and I don't know if what I'm doing is the right thing. But that's the way I'm doing it."
- Emmanuelle Beart
(Related: Life, People, Children, Right)

"In England, David and I are big fish in a small pond. But in L.A., we are tiny, tiny, tiny fish in a big pond."
- Victoria Beckham
(Related: EnglFish)

"Law represents the effort of man to organize society; governments, the efforts of selfishness to overthrow liberty."
- Henry Ward Beecher
(Related: Society, Effort, Law, Liberty, Man, Selfishness)

"Selfishness is that detestable vice which no one will forgive in others, and no one is without himself."
- Henry Ward Beecher
(Related: Selfishness, Vice, Will)

"I think Bush has a very selfish, arrogant point of view. I think he is interested in power, I think he believes his truth is the only truth, and that he will do what he wants to do despite the people."
- Harry Belafonte
(Related: Power, Truth, People, Will)

"I've never been hurt by a sea creature, except for jellyfish and sea urchins."
- Peter Benchley
(Related: Hurt, Sea)

"This island is made mainly of coal and surrounded by fish. Only an organizing genius could produce a shortage of coal and fish at the same time."
- Aneurin Bevan
(Related: Time, Genius, Fish)

"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
(Related: Diet, Fish, Nothing, Question)

"If I had children, I would be very selfish. I wouldn't be out doing things. But by not having kids, it makes me freer to travel the world and talk about things I feel are important."
- Linda Blair
(Related: Travel, Children, Kids, Talk, World)

"Everyone is different, but I'm not standoffish at all. I'm not one of those people who prefer to write a note. I'll walk right up to you and ask you out! Even if the answer's no, I'm totally cool with it."
- Corbin Bleu
(Related: People, Right)

"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
(Related: Fish, Water)

"One guy that I wish was here right now, Ted Williams, helped me so much, our long talks, not about hitting but about fishing, one of Ted's passions, and I wish he was here today to share this with me because I owe so much to Ted Williams."
- Wade Boggs
(Related: Fishing, Now, Right, Today)

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

"Men tend to be selfish."
- Caprice Bourret
(Related: Men)

"People are so docile right now. It is almost as if good government means when the politicians lie to us for our own good, for the public good, and bad government is when politicians lie for their own selfish interests."
- James Bovard
(Related: Government, Lie, People, Now, Politicians, Public, Right)

"Pity the selfishness of lovers: it is brief, a forlorn hope; it is impossible."
- Elizabeth Bowen
(Related: Hope, Pity, Selfishness)

"I think it all comes back to being very selfish as an artist. I mean, I really do just write and record what interests me and I do approach the stage shows in much the same way."
- David Bowie
(Related: Artist, Being)

"I am a very selfish person."
- Lara Flynn Boyle
"We might not object to the statement that Lear deserved to suffer for his folly, selfishness and tyranny; but to assert that he deserved to suffer what he did suffer is to do violence not merely to language but to any healthy moral sense."
- Andrew Coyle Bradley
(Related: Folly, Language, Selfishness, Sense, Tyranny, Violence)

"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
(Related: 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
(Related: Body, Eyes, Fish, Reality, Spirit, Want, Water)

"We all live in a televised goldfish bowl."
- Kingman Brewster, Jr.
"I followed him at the time and thought he was hysterical. He was the first serial killer, a new kettle of fish, because we didn't have the detection techniques in those days."
- Matthew Bright
(Related: Time, Thought, First, Fish)

"You do have to be fairly selfish when you have a gift. You cannot afford to let too many outside things get in the way."
- Sarah Brightman
"In the book, America had already been weakened by bio terror plagues before waves of selfish violence took down the rest. But the real enemy was the kind of male human being who nurses fantasies of violent glory at the expense of his fellow citizens."
- David Brin
(Related: America, Being, Enemy, Glory, Nurses, Rest, Terror, Violence)

"If fishing is a religion, fly fishing is high church."
- Tom Brokaw
(Related: Religion, Church, Fishing)

"You have no idea how promising the world begins to look once you have decided to have it all for yourself. And how much healthier your decisions are once they become entirely selfish."
- Anita Brookner
(Related: Idea, Decisions, World)

"Neither fish, flesh nor good red herring."
- Tom Brown
(Related: Fish)

"The charm of fishing is that it is the pursuit of what is elusive but attainable, a perpetual series of occasions for hope."
- John Buchan
(Related: Hope, Charm, Fishing, Pursuit)

"To live a pure unselfish life, one must count nothing as one's own in the midst of abundance."
- Buddha
(Related: Life, Abundance, Nothing)

"A spirit of innovation is generally the result of a selfish temper and confined views. People will not look forward to posterity, who never look backward to their ancestors."
- Edmund Burke
(Related: People, Innovation, Posterity, Result, Spirit, Temper, Will)

"It's also selfish because it makes you feel good when you help others. I've been helped by acts of kindness from strangers. That's why we're here, after all, to help others."
- Carol Burnett
(Related: Help, Kindness, Strangers)

"I don't eat much meat, fish, or poultry."
- Carol Burnett
(Related: Fish)

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

"You have to love your children unselfishly. That's hard. But it's the only way."
- Barbara Bush
(Related: Love, Children)

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

"We are all selfish and I no more trust myself than others with a good motive."
- Lord Byron
(Related: Trust, Motive)

"I think it was just an opera. Now, you go to opera, you expect to see and hear what the opera is. So, it was Catfish Row. It was singers. Marvelous voices. It didn't make no difference what color they were."
- Cab Calloway
(Related: Difference, Now, Opera)

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

"Fishing, with me, has always been an excuse to drink in the daytime."
- Jimmy Cannon
(Related: Fishing)

"My work is being destroyed almost as soon as it is printed. One day it is being read; the next day someone's wrapping fish in it."
- Al Capp
(Related: Work, Being, Day, Fish)

"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
(Related: Goal, Conservation, Fish, Protection, Service, Support, Wildlife)

"And, one thing I definitely enjoyed personally, from a selfish point of view, was exploration and going to places that I had never been to before and learning, you know, meeting the people and getting to know, new sights and sounds, etc."
- Duane G. Carey
(Related: People, Exploration, Learning, Meeting)

"I think I could go away tomorrow. I've already accomplished something. It's such a selfish business that sometimes I get sick of myself."
- Jim Carrey
(Related: Business, Tomorrow)

"No good fish goes anywhere without a porpoise."
- Lewis Carroll
(Related: Fish)

"A woman asking "Am I good? Am I satisfied?" is extremely selfish. The less women fuss about themselves, the less they talk to other women, the more they try to please their husbands, the happier the marriage is going to be."
- Barbara Cartland
(Related: Marriage, Women, Husbands, Talk, Woman)

"I've slowly gone back, later on in life, to fish and then chicken and then, last year, red meat."
- Sarah Chalke
(Related: Life, Fish)

"When you go out there and do the things you're supposed to do, people view you as selfish."
- Wilt Chamberlain
(Related: People)

"I am a greedy, selfish bastard. I want the fact that I existed to mean something."
- Harry Chapin
(Related: Fact, Want)

"Parrots make great pets. They have more personality than goldfish."
- Chevy Chase
(Related: Personality, Pets)

"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
(Related: Travel, Eyes, Fish, Now, Open, Self, Traveling)

"Our state is in crisis. Our people are hurting. Now is the time when we all must resist the traditional, selfish call to protect your own turf at the cost of our state. It is time to leave the corner, join the sacrifice, come to the center of the room and be part of the solution."
- Chris Christie
(Related: Time, Sacrifice, People, Crisis, Now, Solution, State)

"The whales, you see, eat up the little fish."
- Thomas Churchyard
(Related: Fish)

"Our cat is kind dove shellfish, and thinks the world is hers, She finds a comfy spot and then we pet turtle sheep purrs."
- Brian P. Cleary
(Related: Pet, Sheep, World)

"Living in the fishbowl is hard enough without worrying about a Secret Service that can't keep mum."
- Eleanor Clift
(Related: Living, Service)

"It's okay to eat fish because they don't have any feelings."
- Kurt Cobain
(Related: Feelings, Fish)

"What is a epigram? A dwarfish whole. Its body brevity, and wit its soul."
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge
(Related: Soul, Body, Brevity, Wit)

"All sympathy not consistent with acknowledged virtue is but disguised selfishness."
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge
(Related: Sympathy, Virtue, Selfishness)

"Catfish is not playing guitar no more, he's doing like a home-front thing. He had been in the business around ten years before I got in it, so I guess he's had enough of it."
- Bootsy Collins
(Related: Business, Home, Guitar, Years)

"Posthumous charities are the very essence of selfishness when bequeathed by those who, even alive, would part with nothing."
- Charles Caleb Colton
(Related: Nothing, Selfishness)

"Let us have but one end in view, the welfare of humanity; and let us put aside all selfishness in consideration of language, nationality, or religion."
- John Comenius
(Related: Religion, Consideration, End, Humanity, Language, Nationality, Selfishness, Welfare)

"We also own a little boat and I'm like a kid with it. I take off early in the morning, fishing rod in tow, and just drift about the ocean all day."
- Perry Como
(Related: Day, Fishing, Ocean)

"I had 13 weeks off and I would pack up the family and drive to some mountain retreat where we could be together and fish all day. I loved it. I needed it."
- Perry Como
(Related: Family, Day, Fish)

"The scrupulous and the just, the noble, humane, and devoted natures; the unselfish and the intelligent may begin a movement - but it passes away from them. They are not the leaders of a revolution. They are its victims."
- Joseph Conrad
(Related: Revolution, Leaders, May, Victims)

"I was a hunter and fisherman, and many a time I have slipped out into the woods and prairies at 4 a.m. and brought home plenty of game, or have gone in a canoe to the cove and brought back a good supply of fresh fish."
- Jay Cooke
(Related: Home, Time, Fish)

"I like Fisher Price music, nursery rhymes, and the alphabet song."
- Tre Cool
(Related: Music, Song)

"What I mean by that is that the point of life, as I see it, is not to write books or scale mountains or sail oceans, but to achieve happiness, and preferably an unselfish happiness."
- Bernard Cornwell
(Related: Happiness, Life, Books, Mountains, Oceans)

"There's always something fishy about the French."
- Noel Coward
"Glory, built on selfish principles, is shame and guilt."
- William Cowper
(Related: Glory, Guilt, Principles, Shame)

"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
(Related: 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
(Related: Being, Feeling, Fish, Pain, Song, Songs, Water)

"New York is where you go to catch a big fish."
- Jessica Cutler
(Related: Fish)

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

"It's a little like casting out hundreds of fishing lines into the audience. You start getting little bites, then more, then you hook a few, then more. Then you can start reeling them in and that's a loveliest feeling - the whole audience laughing with you."
- Jim Dale
(Related: Feeling, Fishing)

"You have to be selfish to be an actor."
- Charles Dance
(Related: Actor)

"As time goes on we get closer to that American Dream of there being a pie cut up and shared. Usually greed and selfishness prevent that and there is always one bad apple in every barrel."
- Rick Danko
(Related: Time, Dream, American, Being, Greed, Selfishness)

"I suppose that one of the reasons I wrote "In Contempt" was because of the money. After the trial I came to realize that there were things that I needed to do if I was to protect myself and my family, so there were some selfish reasons for it."
- Christopher Darden
(Related: Family, Money)

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

"When I wrote the song, I had the sea near Bombay in mind. We stayed at a hotel by the sea, and the fishermen come up at five in the morning and they were all chanting. And we went on the beach and we got chased by a mad dog - big as a donkey."
- Ray Davies
(Related: Beach, Fishermen, Mind, Sea, Song)

"Of course, the idea of a six months' holiday is enough to make anyone laugh at anything, but I find that besides that I was a good deal harassed and run down, and I am glad to cut off from everything and start fresh. I feel miserably selfish about it all the time."
- Richard H. Davis
(Related: Time, Idea, Holiday, Months)

"Let us try to teach generosity and altruism, because we are born selfish."
- Richard Dawkins
(Related: Altruism, Generosity)

"There is a lot of lip service paid in this Congress and downtown at the White House about family values and small business. Who better represents family values and small business than the fishermen and women on the Oregon and California coast."
- Peter DeFazio
(Related: Business, Family, Women, Values, Congress, Fishermen, Service)

"I also like flyfishing - maybe I would have figured a way to make a living out of that?"
- Nigel Dennis
(Related: Living)

"From this it follows that con-sideration for other persons or for other living beings is very vital for goodness and want of consideration for other people makes human beings selfish, regardless for other people's good."
- Morarji Desai
(Related: People, Consideration, Goodness, Living, Want)

"The United States has long thought of itself as the land of infinite plenty, and historically we did have abundant resources. But now we are gradually exhausting our fisheries, our topsoil, our water. On top of that, we're coming to the end of world resources."
- Jared Diamond
(Related: Thought, End, Infinite, Land, Now, states, United, Water, World)

"Overtime, hatchery fish tend to show signs of domestication and these traits adapted to the hatchery environment can make it more difficult to survive in the wild."
- Norm Dicks
(Related: Environment, Fish)

"We are also working on the restoration of salmon runs, and we are doing a new process of mass marking with these fish so we can tell the wild fish from the hatchery fish."
- Norm Dicks
(Related: Fish)

"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
(Related: 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
(Related: Time, Connection, Fish, Fishing, Mind, Thinking, Water)

"I was a typical farm boy. I liked the farm. I enjoyed the things that you do on a farm, go down to the drainage ditch and fish, and look at the crawfish and pick a little cotton."
- Sam Donaldson
(Related: Fish)

"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
(Related: 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
(Related: Soul, Fish, Man, Old, Wives)

"I feel akin to the Platypus. An orphan in a family. A swimmer, a recluse. Part bird, part fish, part lizard."
- Trevor Dunn
(Related: Family, Fish)

"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
(Related: Time, Fish, Oysters, Pretty)

"When my kids are in college, maybe I'll drag my fishnets and high heels out."
- Sheena Easton
(Related: College, Kids)

"It can be rebuilt if other countries with selfish interests will not meddle, as has been done in the past."
- Bulent Ecevit
(Related: Countries, Past, Will)

"Happiness is spiritual, born of truth and love. It is unselfish; therefore it cannot exist alone, but requires all mankind to share it."
- Mary Baker Eddy
(Related: Happiness, Love, Truth, Mankind, Spiritual)

"Be unselfish. That is the first and final commandment for those who would be useful and happy in their usefulness. If you think of yourself only, you cannot develop because you are choking the source of development, which is spiritual expansion through thought for others."
- Charles William Eliot
(Related: Thought, Development, First, Spiritual, Usefulness)

"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
(Related: Time, Heart, Fight, Fish, Right)

"Every experiment, by multitudes or by individuals, that has a sensual and selfish aim, will fail."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Related: Will)

"I don't ask for an apology because it's only tomorrow's fish-and-chip paper."
- Tracey Emin
(Related: 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
(Related: Love, Fish, Houses, Old, Trying, Want)

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

"The fishes are also employed for the same purpose on any yard, which happens to be sprung or fractured. Thus their form, application, and utility are exactly like those of the splinters applied to a broken limb in surgery."
- William Falconer
(Related: Purpose)

"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
(Related: Fish, Now, Pets)

"I plan to go to college in Southampton, a fishery studies college. Again, my brother was down there about two years ago and he said it was great, so I'm looking forward to that."
- Tom Felton
(Related: Brother, College, Years)

"The actual course is called fishery studies, and you study general aquatics and fishery management."
- Tom Felton
(Related: Management, Study)

"There are a couple of carp fishing books I've been reading. I'm very interested in that line of books, because I think they write very well, carp anglers, about the general environment."
- Tom Felton
(Related: Books, Environment, Fishing, Reading)

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

"Remember, a dead fish can float downstream, but it takes a live one to swim upstream."
- W. C. Fields
(Related: Fish)

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

"If our country is worth dying for in time of war let us resolve that it is truly worth living for in time of peace."
- Hamilton Fish
(Related: Peace, Time, War, Country, Dying, Living, Worth)

"I am sure that if you plant the trees back again, it will do nothing but good."
- Michael Fish
(Related: Nothing, Trees, Will)

"Reports of a hurricane are unfounded."
- Michael Fish
"The jet stream is the controlling influence over the world's weather systems."
- Michael Fish
(Related: Influence, Weather, World)

"It is always incorrect to assume you can know what someone's moral convictions are based on their philosophical theories."
- Stanley Fish
(Related: Theories)

"Belief and knowledge are considered to be two different things. But they are not."
- Stanley Fish
(Related: Knowledge, Belief)

"We in universities are not in the democracy business. What we do, when we're doing it, is teach and learn."
- Stanley Fish
(Related: Business, Democracy)

"Many people on the political left found my work psychologically liberating. They began to say: once you realize that standards emerge historically, then you can see through and discard all the norms to which we have been falsely enslaved."
- Stanley Fish
(Related: Work, People)

"It is of no help to us that there is an absolute truth of the matter of things because unfortunately, none of us are in a position to say definitively what that is - although we all think that we are."
- Stanley Fish
(Related: Truth, Help)

"Any idea can be brought into the classroom if the point is to inquire into its structure, history, influence and so forth. But no idea belongs in the classroom if the point of introducing it is to recruit your students for the political agenda it may be thought to imply."
- Stanley Fish
(Related: History, Thought, Idea, Classroom, Influence, May, Students)

"I do not support abortion rights. Although what I would support in this vexed area is not clear to me."
- Stanley Fish
(Related: Abortion, Rights, Support)

"I should have known better. Pro-life arguments are now based on scientific evidence and the pro-choice arguments are not. That is a cultural, historical fact."
- Stanley Fish
(Related: Arguments, Fact, Now)

"In general, higher education does not know how to speak for its interests. It offers a stance that is defensive, cowardly and likely to be ineffective."
- Stanley Fish
(Related: Education)

"I certainly believe that being in contact with one's spirit and nurturing one's spirit is as important as nurturing one's body and mind. We are three dimensional beings: body, mind, spirit."
- Laurence Fishburne
(Related: Being, Body, Mind, Spirit)

"I think everyone is very surprised at how 'Matrix' has become the pop culture phenomenon that it is."
- Laurence Fishburne
(Related: Culture)

"I think of myself as being a relatively intelligent man who is open to a lot of different things and I think that questioning our purpose in life and the meaning of existence is something that we all go through at some point."
- Laurence Fishburne
(Related: Life, Purpose, Being, Existence, Man, Meaning, Open, Questioning)

"I've played a lot of bad guys, 'cause that was the only work I could get. People saw my face and went "Oooh.""
- Laurence Fishburne
(Related: Work, People)

"Mine were informal mentors. They were all in my working life."
- Laurence Fishburne
(Related: Life, Mentors)

"Special effects are characters. Special effects are essential elements. Just because you can't see them doesn't mean they aren't there."
- Laurence Fishburne
"You know, whatever happens between the two of us that's created when we come together as actors is not something I think we can explain."
- Laurence Fishburne
(Related: Actors)

"A sister is both your mirror - and your opposite."
- Elizabeth Fishel
(Related: Sister)

"Both within the family and without, our sisters hold up our mirrors: our images of who we are and of who we can dare to be."
- Elizabeth Fishel
(Related: Family, Sisters)

"Comparison is a death knell to sibling harmony."
- Elizabeth Fishel
(Related: Death, Harmony)

"I don't want to be thought of as a survivor because you have to continue getting involved in difficult situations to show off that particular gift, and I'm not interested in doing that anymore."
- Carrie Fisher
(Related: Thought, Want)

"The manic end of is a lot of fun."
- Carrie Fisher
(Related: End, Fun)

"Resentment is like drinking poison and waiting for the other person to die."
- Carrie Fisher
(Related: Drinking, Poison, Resentment, Waiting)

"People are still asking me if I knew Star Wars was going to be that big of a hit. Yes, we all knew. The only one who didn't know was George."
- Carrie Fisher
(Related: People)

"Now I say I'm a diarist with an explanation I'll get back to you on. Someday I may try and write in memoir form."
- Carrie Fisher
(Related: May, Now)

"I'm fine, but I'm bipolar. I'm on seven medications, and I take medication three times a day. This constantly puts me in touch with the illness I have. I'm never quite allowed to be free of that for a day. It's like being a diabetic."
- Carrie Fisher
(Related: Being, Day, Illness)

"Leia follows me like a vague smell."
- Carrie Fisher
"You can't find any true closeness in Hollywood, because everybody does the fake closeness so well."
- Carrie Fisher
(Related: Hollywood)

"Kevin Smith is a very challenging conversationalist and Jay has many great stories."
- Carrie Fisher
"Instant gratification takes too long."
- Carrie Fisher
"I was street smart, but unfortunately the street was Rodeo Drive."
- Carrie Fisher
"I think that the truth is a really stern taskmistress."
- Carrie Fisher
(Related: Truth)

"I think of my body as a side effect of my mind."
- Carrie Fisher
(Related: Body, Effect, Mind)

"I really love the internet. They say chat-rooms are the trailer park of the internet but I find it amazing."
- Carrie Fisher
(Related: Love, Internet)

"I don't think Christmas is necessarily about things. It's about being good to one another, it's about the Christian ethic, it's about kindness."
- Carrie Fisher
(Related: Christian, Being, Christmas, Kindness)

"I am a spy in the house of me. I report back from the front lines of the battle that is me. I am somewhat nonplused by the event that is my life."
- Carrie Fisher
(Related: Life, Battle)

"Drugs made me feel more normal."
- Carrie Fisher
(Related: Drugs)

"As you get older, the pickings get slimmer, but the people don't."
- Carrie Fisher
(Related: People)

"I went to a doctor and told him I felt normal on acid, that I was a light bulb in a world of moths. That is what the manic state is like."
- Carrie Fisher
(Related: Light, Moths, State, World)

"I spent a year in a 12-step program, really committed, because I could not believe what had happened - that I might have killed myself."
- Carrie Fisher
"Freedom is not worth fighting for if it means no more than license for everyone to get as much as he can for himself."
- Dorothy Canfield Fisher
(Related: Fighting, Freedom, Worth)

"Those who love deeply never grow old; they may die of old age, but they die young."
- Dorothy Canfield Fisher
(Related: Love, Age, May, Old)

"Subdue your appetites, my dears, and you've conquered human nature ."
- Dorothy Canfield Fisher
(Related: Nature, Human nature)

"Some people think that doctors and nurses can put scrambled eggs back into the shell."
- Dorothy Canfield Fisher
(Related: People, Doctors, Nurses)

"She was scrubbing furiously at a line of grease spots which led from the stove towards the door to the dining-room. That was where Henry had held the platter tilted as he carried the steak in yesterday. And yet if she had warned him once about that, she had a thousand times!"
- Dorothy Canfield Fisher
(Related: Yesterday)

"If we would only give, just once, the same amount of reflection to what we want to get out of life that we give to the question of what to do with a two weeks' vacation, we would be startled at our false standards and the aimless procession of our busy days."
- Dorothy Canfield Fisher
(Related: Life, Question, Reflection, Vacation, Want)

"A mother is not a person to lean on but a person to make leaning unnessary."
- Dorothy Canfield Fisher
(Related: Mother)

"One of the many things nobody ever tells you about middle age is that it's such a nice change from being young."
- Dorothy Canfield Fisher
(Related: Age, Change, Being, Middle age)

"In cities no one is quiet but many are lonely; in the country, people are quiet but few are lonely."
- Geoffrey Fisher
(Related: People, Cities, Country, Lonely, Quiet)

"Until you know that life is interesting - and find it so - you haven't found your soul."
- Geoffrey Fisher
(Related: Life, Soul)

"This country and the Commonwealth last Tuesday were not far from the Kingdom of Heaven."
- Geoffrey Fisher
(Related: Country, Heaven)

"The long and distressing controversy over capital punishment is very unfair to anyone meditating murder."
- Geoffrey Fisher
(Related: Controversy, Murder, Punishment)

"Who knows whether in retirement I shall be tempted to the last infirmity of mundane minds, which is to write a book."
- Geoffrey Fisher
(Related: Retirement)

"Some of the press who speak loudly about the freedom of the press are themselves the enemies of freedom. Countless people dare not say a thing because they know it will be picked up and made a song of by the press. That limits freedom."
- Geoffrey Fisher
(Related: People, Enemies, Freedom, Limits, Press, Song, Will)

"In a civilized society, all crimes are likely to be sins, but most sins are not and ought not to be treated as crimes. Man's ultimate responsibility is to God alone."
- Geoffrey Fisher
(Related: God, Society, Man, Responsibility)

"I hope that by going to visit the pope I have enabled everybody to see that the words Catholic and Protestant, as ordinarily used, are completely out of date. They are almost always used now purely for propaganda purposes. That is why so much trouble is caused by them."
- Geoffrey Fisher
(Related: Hope, Now, Propaganda, Trouble, Visit, Words)

"I have asked myself once or twice lately what was my natural bent. I have no doubt at all: It is to look at each day for the evil of that day and have a go at it, and that is why I have never failed to have an acute interest in each morning's letters."
- Geoffrey Fisher
(Related: Day, Doubt, Evil, Interest, Letters)

"My feelings are those of a schoolboy getting in sight of the holidays. Or more seriously, my feelings are perhaps those of a matador who has decided not to enter the bull ring."
- Geoffrey Fisher
(Related: Feelings, Holidays, Sight)

"Once you start, there is no end to who is to go in and who is to be left out."
- Geoffrey Fisher
(Related: End)

"Stock prices have reached what looks like a permanently high plateau."
- Irving Fisher
"The rate of interest acts as a link between income-value and capital-value."
- Irving Fisher
(Related: Income, Interest)

"All I know is that I've ruled out wearing fairy wings. When I was nine I wanted to get married in fairy wings, and now I realize that's not cool anymore."
- Isla Fisher
(Related: Now)

"I crashed my boyfriend's birthday when I was 12 years old. He didn't invite me and so I showed up."
- Isla Fisher
(Related: Birthday, Boyfriend, Old, Years)

"You want the best for your kid, but everybody's career is completely different in this industry."
- Joely Fisher
(Related: Career, Want)

"I was a backstage kid. I was in the wings looking out."
- Joely Fisher
"I was like a race horse, just trying to get into the world."
- Joely Fisher
(Related: Race, Trying, World)

"I was up until all hours of the night, listening to stories, meeting great old comedians."
- Joely Fisher
(Related: Comedians, Listening, Meeting, Night, Old)

"I'm always on the quest for something delicious and healthful."
- Joely Fisher
(Related: Quest)

"I'm obsessed with cooking shows, even though they make everything look so easy when it isn't."
- Joely Fisher
(Related: Cooking)

"I'm sure that my mom would have been happy with any path I chose."
- Joely Fisher
(Related: Mom)

"I've never been a waif; I have a womanly figure and always did."
- Joely Fisher
"It's challenging, but you have to at least try to eat right and exercise."
- Joely Fisher
(Related: Exercise, Right)

"Skiing makes me feel great, and it gives my legs such an incredible workout."
- Joely Fisher
"I took up French boys and wine and I studied psychology."
- Joely Fisher
(Related: Boys, Psychology, Wine)

"My mom has this great skiing event in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, every year for a local charity."
- Joely Fisher
(Related: Mom, Charity)

"But unfortunately, when you have a kid, you sometimes eat everything they leave behind. So far today I've had some of her leftover pancakes with peanut butter."
- Joely Fisher
(Related: Today)

"I stay in my own little zone, and that's good for me."
- Joely Fisher
(Related: Zone)

"At this point, I wouldn't be able to digest meat, and I don't like eating things with faces."
- Joely Fisher
(Related: Eating, Faces)

"I am still learning every day not to watch other people's careers and compare."
- Joely Fisher
(Related: People, Careers, Day, Learning)

"I am vegetarian, though, and so is my family."
- Joely Fisher
(Related: Family)

"I definitely have a Fisher voice."
- Joely Fisher
(Related: Voice)

"I don't believe in depriving myself of any food or being imprisoned by a diet."
- Joely Fisher
(Related: Diet, Food, Being)

"I just believe that whatever you put into your system you're going to see on your face and your body."
- Joely Fisher
(Related: Body)

"I knew from the time I could walk that I wanted to be an actor."
- Joely Fisher
(Related: Time, Actor)

"I loved psychology and I loved history."
- Joely Fisher
(Related: History, Psychology)

"I love to cook. I make an award-winning turkey chili."
- Joely Fisher
(Related: Love, Turkey)

"I didn't finish college, which is really weird because they awarded me the Alumni of Distinction recently."
- Joely Fisher
(Related: College)

"The essence of war is violence. Moderation in war is imbecility."
- John Arbuthnot Fisher
(Related: War, Moderation, Violence)

"All nations want peace, but they want a peace that suits them."
- John Fisher
(Related: Peace, Nations, Want)

"My mission, I guess, has always been the kind of world where lesbian and gay people can celebrate who we are with equal freedom, dignity, and respect."
- John Fisher
(Related: People, Dignity, Freedom, Gay, Lesbian, Mission, Respect, World)

"More than 15 percent of the jobs in Ohio are tied in some way to agriculture. A strong agriculture means a strong economy."
- John Fisher
(Related: Agriculture, Economy, Jobs)

"In today's economy, it's more common to need two incomes to raise a family."
- John Fisher
(Related: Family, Economy, Today)

"David wasn't thinking of being king when he was tending sheep; he was just doing what God sat before him."
- John Fisher
(Related: God, Being, Sheep, Thinking)

"I like big, secure companies. I know what they do for a living. When I see their names on my monthly statement I know how they make their money."
- John Fisher
(Related: Money, Living, Names)

"There is a communion of more than our bodies when bread is broken and wine drunk."
- M. F. K. Fisher
(Related: Wine)

"Dictionaries are always fun, but not always reassuring."
- M. F. K. Fisher
(Related: Fun)

"Wine and cheese are ageless companions, like aspirin and aches, or June and moon, or good people and noble ventures."
- M. F. K. Fisher
(Related: People, June, Moon, Wine)

"War is a beastly business, it is true, but one proof we are human is our ability to learn, even from it, how better to exist."
- M. F. K. Fisher
(Related: War, Business, Ability, Proof)

"Probably one of the most private things in the world is an egg until it is broken."
- M. F. K. Fisher
(Related: World)

"I can no more think of my own life without thinking of wine and wines and where they grew for me and why I drank them when I did and why I picked the grapes and where I opened the oldest procurable bottles, and all that, than I can remember living before I breathed."
- M. F. K. Fisher
(Related: Life, Living, Thinking, Wine)

"It is impossible to think of any good meal, no matter how plain or elegant, without soup or bread in it."
- M. F. K. Fisher
"Sharing food with another human being is an intimate act that should not be indulged in lightly."
- M. F. K. Fisher
(Related: Food, Act, Being, Sharing)

"Natural selection is not evolution."
- Ronald Fisher
(Related: Evolution)

"We have the duty of formulating, of summarizing, and of communicating our conclusions, in intelligible form, in recognition of the right of other free minds to utilize them in making their own decisions."
- Ronald Fisher
(Related: Decisions, Duty, Right)

"To consult the statistician after an experiment is finished is often merely to ask him to conduct a post mortem examination. He can perhaps say what the experiment died of."
- Ronald Fisher
(Related: Examination, Post)

"To call in the statistician after the experiment is done may be no more than asking him to perform a post-mortem examination: he may be able to say what the experiment died of."
- Ronald Fisher
(Related: May, Post)

"The analysis of variance is not a mathematical theorem, but rather a convenient method of arranging the arithmetic."
- Ronald Fisher
(Related: Arithmetic)

"Natural selection is a mechanism for generating an exceedingly high degree of improbability."
- Ronald Fisher
"In scientific subjects, the natural remedy for dogmatism has been found in research."
- Ronald Fisher
(Related: Research)

"I believe sanity and realism can be restored to the teaching of Mathematical Statistics most easily and directly by entrusting such teaching largely to men and women who have had personal experience of research in the Natural Sciences."
- Ronald Fisher
(Related: Experience, Men, Women, Realism, Research, Sanity, Statistics, Teaching)

"The tendency of modern scientific teaching is to neglect the great books, to lay far too much stress upon relatively unimportant modern work, and to present masses of detail of doubtful truth and questionable weight in such a way as to obscure principles."
- Ronald Fisher
(Related: Work, Truth, Books, Detail, Neglect, Present, Principles, Stress, Teaching, Weight)

"The reflection of the flame in the glass seems to be touching the hand. And you feel the helpless fear of these dismembered parts. This sort of thing can hardly be visualized at the script stage."
- Terence Fisher
(Related: Fear, Reflection)

"There is the danger of over preparation, of loss of spontaneity; over rehearsal is the most terrible thing you can imagine. We do have a very close association between costume and set designer, though. And the cameraman is very important, of course."
- Terence Fisher
(Related: Danger, Loss, Preparation, Spontaneity)

"We're not as materialistic and income-tax conscious as we think. At the moment our superstitions are tucked away, but come out sometimes in strange ways sex crimes, black masses."
- Terence Fisher
(Related: Sex, Income)

"The written word is the basic of everything. Most important, the idea, and after that, the dialogue. You can rehash the dialogue as you go along, it 's disgraceful to have to do this, but now and again you have no choice."
- Terence Fisher
(Related: Idea, Choice, Now, Word)

"One blob of red in the wrong place and the audience isn't looking at the hero, they're looking at a patch of curtain (or something similar) and your whole effect is lost."
- Terence Fisher
(Related: Effect, Wrong)

"He 's ruthless only because of his ideals. Unfortunately he doesn't succeed. The thing fails and gets out of hand and takes charge of him. Idealism is the only excuse he could have and it's a great excuse."
- Terence Fisher
(Related: Idealism, Ideals, Succeed)

"Certainly Dracula did bring a hell of a lot of joy to a hell of a lot of women. And if this erotic quality hadn't come out we'd have been very disappointed."
- Terence Fisher
(Related: Women, Quality, Hell, Joy)

"Do I believe in the supernatural? Oh yes, certainly. I can't believe, I can't accept that you die and that's the end. Physically maybe it is a fact. But there's something about the mind that's more than that."
- Terence Fisher
(Related: End, Fact, Mind, Supernatural)

"The process is very gradual, you see. At first there's the tainted stage; they know what will eventually happen to them if they go on but they say, 'Oh God, don't do it to me do it again, please, please.'"
- Terence Fisher
(Related: God, First, Will)

"Led Zeppelin was pretty much what made me pick up drum sticks."
- Jon Fishman
(Related: Pretty)

"But I do think that we approach music, in of itself, with a religious attitude."
- Jon Fishman
(Related: Music, Attitude, Religious)

"When I was seven or eight I was really into Cream, really into Led Zeppelin."
- Jon Fishman
"When I go on stage man I just want people to have fun, I don't want people to think about their problems, I want people to get energy and nutrition and food from that so they can go back into the real world and work on their problems."
- Jon Fishman
(Related: Food, Work, People, Energy, Fun, Man, Problems, Want, World)

"We like where we live and we wanna participate in our neighbourhoods and communities and stuff and try to- we're not like benevolent- it's pretty basic."
- Jon Fishman
(Related: Pretty)

"The Grateful Dead were an influence on our music but they weren't by a long shot the biggest influence."
- Jon Fishman
(Related: Music, Influence)

"Phish has never had anything to do with any trends at all in America."
- Jon Fishman
(Related: America)

"People are trying to live freely outside of, or within a system that maybe for them on a day-to-day level isn't as free... I definitely think we're positively orientated."
- Jon Fishman
(Related: People, Day, Trying)

"Madonna is a pro. I don't like her and have no respect for her but- I don't think she should be called a musician or a dancer or whatever you know, but I do have, well I do have respect for her ability to completely manipulate the media and have them work for her."
- Jon Fishman
(Related: Work, Ability, Media, Respect)

"I just wanted to say one more thing: I also think that when you go to play music, you're there to play music."
- Jon Fishman
(Related: Music, Play)

"Nirvana was like that- Nirvana was like the only band to come out of that- it was like the same thing, Seattle was like this whole scene and it was like this big scene that was thrust upon America."
- Jon Fishman
(Related: America)

"I don't know how you can go your whole life and not listen once to Bob Marley - what's the point?"
- Jon Fishman
(Related: Life)

"I mean people have compared us to like the Grateful Dead and all these like psychedelic sixties bands."
- Jon Fishman
(Related: People)

"I think it's like music for the sake of music, and a lot of the words stem from liking music a lot, wanting to be a good band and having a good sense of humour, and living in a situation where we're free to pretty much do what we want."
- Jon Fishman
(Related: Music, Living, Pretty, Sense, Want, Words)

"I think that generally music should be a positive thing, I like Bob Marley's attitude: he said that his goal in life was to single handedly fight all the evil in the world with nothing but music, and when he went to a place he didn't go to play, he went to conquer."
- Jon Fishman
(Related: Life, Music, Goal, Positive, Evil, Fight, Nothing, Play, World)

"I think that Phish has been a band, we've all had- I've had a great life growing up and everybody in my band's had a really good life, none of us have got anything to complain about at all."
- Jon Fishman
(Related: Life, Growing up)

"I think that you really don't have a choice, when you see that things are wrong the only choice you really have is to just do what you can to make it better."
- Jon Fishman
(Related: Choice, Wrong)

"For me from a pretty young age up until about 21 years old hallucinogenics had a huge place in my life."
- Jon Fishman
(Related: Age, Life, Old, Pretty, Years)

"Where we're living we have a certain amount of our profit every year it's like a percentage 5 or 7% or something like that that we set aside specifically for charity things."
- Jon Fishman
(Related: Charity, Living, Profit)

"You're not there to spread any particular- if you're Bob Marley you're there to spread a message, but very few people can do that effectively without shoving opinions down someone's throat."
- Jon Fishman
(Related: People, Opinions)

"You look at the fact that for millions of years species on earth have been developing and we've been knocking them off at like a hundred a day."
- Jon Fishman
(Related: Day, Earth, Fact, Years)

"To be stupid, selfish, and have good health are three requirements for happiness, though if stupidity is lacking, all is lost."
- Gustave Flaubert
(Related: Health, Happiness, Stupidity)

"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
(Related: Cooking, Fish, Words)

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

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

"Maoris now own over half the commercial fishing industry in New Zealand."
- Malcolm Fraser
(Related: Fishing, Now)

"Selfish persons are incapable of loving others, but they are not capable of loving themselves either."
- Erich Fromm
"Hell, if I'd jumped on all the dames I'm supposed to have jumped on, I'd have had no time to go fishing."
- Clark Gable
(Related: Time, Fishing, Hell)

"The modern conservative is engaged in one of man's oldest exercises in moral philosophy; that is, the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness."
- John Kenneth Galbraith
(Related: Conservative, Justification, Man, Philosophy, Selfishness)

"A street thug and a paid killer are professionals - beasts of prey, if you will, who have dissociated themselves from the rest of humanity and can now see human beings in the same way that trout fishermen see trout."
- Willard Gaylin
(Related: Fishermen, Humanity, Now, professionals, Rest, Trout, Will)

"Up to 80 percent of the fish that we catch spend at least part of their lives in estuaries."
- Jim Gerlach
(Related: Fish)

"Wisdom ceases to be wisdom when it becomes too proud to weep, too grave to laugh, and too selfish to seek other than itself."
- Khalil Gibran
(Related: Wisdom, Grave)

"Fish die belly upward, and rise to the surface. Its their way of falling."
- Andre Gide
(Related: Fish)

"Selfishness is the greatest curse of the human race."
- William E. Gladstone
(Related: Race, Selfishness)

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

"The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore."
- Vincent Van Gogh
(Related: Fishermen, Reason, Sea)

"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
(Related: Friend, Fish, Fishing)

"If you were to make little fishes talk, they would talk like whales."
- Oliver Goldsmith
(Related: Talk)

"I've got a new invention. It's a revolving bowl for tired goldfish."
- Lefty Gomez
(Related: Invention)

"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
(Related: 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
(Related: 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
(Related: Time, Fish, Play)

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

"The highest form of worship is the worship of unselfish Christian service. The greatest form of praise is the sound of consecrated feet seeking out the lost and helpless."
- Billy Graham
(Related: Christian, Feet, Praise, Service, Sound, Worship)

"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
(Related: Fish, Water)

"Point me out the happy man and I will point you out either egotism, selfishness, evil - or else an absolute ignorance."
- Graham Greene
(Related: Egotism, Evil, Ignorance, Man, Selfishness, Will)

"There are no generalizations in American politics that vested selfishness cannot cut through."
- John Gunther
(Related: Politics, American, Selfishness)

"I think in both of those situations, it's important as an actor to learn, despite the success I had as a kid, that it's important to understand what it means to be a small fish in a big pond."
- Anthony Michael Hall
(Related: Success, Actor, Fish)

"I'm on this diet where you're supposed to eat only fish and meat."
- Lasse Hallstrom
(Related: Diet, Fish)

"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
(Related: 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
(Related: 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
(Related: 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
(Related: Fish, Ocean, Water)

"Selfishness is one of the qualities apt to inspire love."
- Nathaniel Hawthorne
(Related: Love, Selfishness)

"Have you ever wondered why young people take to music like fish to water? Maybe it's because music is fun. Plan and simple. It opens up their minds to dream great dreams about where they can go and what they can do when they get older."
- Isaac Hayes
(Related: Dreams, Music, People, Fish, Fun, Water)

"You know when they have a fishing show on TV? They catch the fish and then let it go. They don't want to eat the fish, they just want to make it late for something."
- Mitch Hedberg
(Related: Fish, Fishing, Want)

"A woman needs a man like a fish needs a net."
- Cynthia Heimel
(Related: Fish, Man, Needs, Woman)

"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
(Related: Fishing)

"Science, which cuts its way through the muddy pond of daily life without mingling with it, casts its wealth to right and left, but the puny boatmen do not know how to fish for it."
- Alexander Herzen
(Related: Life, Science, Wealth, Fish, Right)

"But I love fish, cheese and meat, and I eat everything, but only in small quantities if it's rich."
- Eva Herzigova
(Related: Love, Fish)

"The only thing bad about winning the pennant is that you have to manage the All-Star Game the next year. I'd rather go fishing for three years."
- Whitey Herzog
(Related: Winning, Fishing, Years)

"Chris Hemsworth is like Christopher Reeve in that he can do two things: he can wear a big red cape without a shred of self-consciousness. But he's also funny as hell, and he's so sweet. So with all the fish-out-of-water stuff, he's so funny. So he does almost two jobs in a way."
- Tom Hiddleston
(Related: Funny, Fish, Hell, Jobs, Self)

"The opposite for courage is not cowardice, it is conformity. Even a dead fish can go with the flow."
- Jim Hightower
(Related: Courage, Conformity, Cowardice, Fish)

"Great achievement is usually born of great sacrifice, and is never the result of selfishness."
- Napoleon Hill
(Related: Sacrifice, Achievement, Result, Selfishness)

"When I was younger, my family would go camping and fishing on our ranches. My dad loves being around all kinds of animals. He's the one who got me to be a really big animal lover."
- Paris Hilton
(Related: Dad, Family, Animals, Being, Camping, Fishing)

"Memory is a net: one that finds it full of fish when he takes it from the brook, but a dozen miles of water have run through it without sticking."
- Oliver Wendell Holmes
(Related: Fish, Memory, Water)

"I know that sounds selfish, but you have to look at what it's doing to you personally - are you frustrated because of the way people perceive you, or are you happy enough about the things you've realized about yourself that you can tolerate the way people perceive you?"
- Shannon Hoon
(Related: People)

"There are only two occasions when Americans respect privacy, especially in Presidents. Those are prayer and fishing."
- Herbert Hoover
(Related: Americans, Fishing, Prayer, Privacy, Respect)

"All men are equal before fish."
- Herbert Hoover
(Related: Men, Fish)

"Fishing is much more than fish. It is the great occasion when we may return to the fine simplicity of our forefathers."
- Herbert Hoover
(Related: Fish, Fishing, May, Simplicity)

"I was a Scout years ago, before the movement started, when my father took me fishing, camping and hunting. Then I was sorry that more girls could not have what I had. When I learned of the movement, I thought, here is what I always wanted other girls to have."
- Lou Henry Hoover
(Related: Father, Thought, Camping, Fishing, Girls, Hunting, Years)

"We have sat on the river bank and caught catfish with pin hooks. The time has come to harpoon a whale."
- John Hope
(Related: Time)

"Being sorry is the highest act of selfishness, seeing value only after discarding it."
- Douglas Horton
(Related: Act, Being, Selfishness, Value)

"If wishes were fishes we'd all be throwing nets. If wishes were horses we'd all ride."
- Douglas Horton
(Related: Horses, Wishes)

"Fishing seems to be the favorite form of loafing."
- Edgar Watson Howe
(Related: Favorite, Fishing)

"It may be a cold, clammy thing to say, but those that treat friendship the same as any other selfishness seem to get the most out of it."
- Edgar Watson Howe
(Related: Friendship, May, Selfishness)

"No one can feel as helpless as the owner of a sick goldfish."
- Kin Hubbard
"Fishing provides that connection with the whole living world. It gives you the opportunity of being totally immersed, turning back into yourself in a good way. A form of meditation, some form of communion with levels of yourself that are deeper than the ordinary self."
- Ted Hughes
(Related: Opportunity, Being, Connection, Fishing, Living, Meditation, Self, World)

"Sympathizing and selfish people are alike, both given to tears."
- Leigh Hunt
(Related: People, Tears)

"All I can say to the kids is if you've a problem in fishing or life, if you talk to an older person, you're gonna end up alright, because nine times out of 10, they've been through the same thing."
- Rex Hunt
(Related: Life, End, Fishing, Kids, Talk)

"And one thing I can be proud of is we have a 'Come and Try Fishing' day every year. And there's 20 venues throughout the state, and see, these thousands of kids who've never been fishing come along."
- Rex Hunt
(Related: Day, Fishing, Kids, State)

"From birth to death, anyone can fish. I just think it's fantastic to see old people going fishing with young people and teaching them things. I'm very, very critical."
- Rex Hunt
(Related: Death, People, Fish, Fishing, Old, Teaching)

"I think it's time for me to get out, because at the moment I'm only thinking about fishing 21 hours a day, and they're the waking moments. And even when I close my eyes I'm thinking about it."
- Rex Hunt
(Related: Time, Day, Eyes, Fishing, Moments, Thinking, Waking)

"So, when I say 'match the hatch', if the fish are taking the nymph, and you're actually producing a replica of a flying insect, you'll catch fresh air."
- Rex Hunt
(Related: Fish, Flying)

"Winning isn't everything. Wanting to win is."
- Catfish Hunter
(Related: Winning)

"I had some friends here from North Carolina who'd never seen a homer, so I gave them a couple."
- Catfish Hunter
(Related: Friends)

"The sun don't shine on the same dog's ass all the time."
- Catfish Hunter
(Related: Time, Sun)

"I turn over a lot of money for a lot of people and I'm the smallest fish in it."
- Michael Hutchence
(Related: Money, People, Fish)

"It was very clear that this was a very, very old site. There were remains of sod walls. Fishermen assumed it was an old Indian site. Bu Indians didn't use that kind of buildings and houses."
- Helge Ingstad
(Related: Fishermen, Houses, Old)

"What is a fish without a river? What is a bird without a tree to nest in? What is an Endangered Species Act without any enforcement mechanism to ensure their habitat is protected? It is nothing."
- Jay Inslee
(Related: Act, Fish, Nothing)

"It is to be regretted that the rich and powerful too often bend the acts of government to their own selfish purposes."
- Andrew Jackson
(Related: Government)

"It is our art that has an opportunity to leave a footprint in the sand. They don't wrap fish in our work."
- Hugh Newell Jacobsen
(Related: Art, Work, Opportunity, Fish)

"People have this obsession. They want you to be like you were in 1969. They want you to, because otherwise their youth goes with you. It's very selfish, but it's understandable."
- Mick Jagger
(Related: People, Obsession, Want, Youth)

"How sick one gets of being "good," how much I should respect myself if I could burst out and make everyone wretched for twenty-four hours; embody selfishness."
- Alice James
(Related: Being, Respect, Selfishness)

"To all the positions, I just bring the determination to win. Me being an unselfish player, I think that can carry on to my teammates. When you have one of the best players on the court being unselfish, I think that transfers to the other players."
- LeBron James
(Related: Determination, Being, Court)

"But when you get into a situation where you can acquire a proven leader, a proven quality player, an unselfish player, a guy who taken a team to the Super Bowl, I think you do it."
- Ron Jaworski
(Related: Quality, Leader)

"Anybody who spends time off of Louisiana's shores can recognize that these oysters are not endangered. To classify them as such risks great harm to not only fishermen who make their living collecting oysters in the Gulf, but also to Louisiana's economy in total."
- Bobby Jindal
(Related: Time, Economy, Fishermen, Harm, Living, Oysters)

"The shell fishing industry represents a major part of Louisiana's economy."
- Bobby Jindal
(Related: Economy, Fishing)

"I've got to do something to make up for all those self-absorbed and selfish years when I just, you know, was taking drugs, sitting in my room, doing bad things, whatever."
- Elton John
(Related: Drugs, Self, Years)

"But I must own that I also felt stirred by an unselfish desire to voice all the joys and sorrows, the hopes and ambitions, of the American Negro, in classic musical form."
- James Weldon Johnson
(Related: American, Desire, Voice)

"What we won when all of our people united must not be lost in suspicion and distrust and selfishness and politics. Accordingly, I shall not seek, and I will not accept, the nomination of my party for another term as president."
- Lyndon B. Johnson
(Related: Politics, People, Distrust, Party, President, Selfishness, Suspicion, United, Will)

"My diet is mostly chicken and fish. I make sure I get a lot of vegetables, a lot of fruit. I am a big fruit man, I am a vegetable man anyway. And I also get a lot of rest. That's the key I may be up early, but I'm in bed early too."
- Magic Johnson
(Related: Diet, Bed, Fish, Key, Man, May, Rest)

"Long after this wonderful event in the Earth's history, when the human species was spread over a good deal of Asia, Europe, and Africa, migration to the American continents began in attempts to find new feeding grounds and unoccupied areas for hunting and fishing."
- Harry Johnston
(Related: History, American, Earth, Europe, Fishing, Hunting)

"To be successful you have to be selfish, or else you never achieve. And once you get to your highest level, then you have to be unselfish. Stay reachable. Stay in touch. Don't isolate."
- Michael Jordan
(Related: Successful)

"Those who joined us for selfish personal reasons, for a career or other motives will be the ones to leave."
- Janos Kadar
(Related: Career, Motives, Will)

"I address myself to the Communists, to those Communists who were prompted to join the Party by the progressive ideas of mankind and socialism, and not by selfish personal interests - let us represent our pure and just ideas by pure and just means."
- Janos Kadar
(Related: Ideas, Mankind, Party, Socialism)

"Tyranny or slavery, born of selfishness, are the two educational methods of parents; all gradations of tyranny or slavery."
- Franz Kafka
(Related: Parents, Selfishness, Slavery, Tyranny)

"The city needs a car like a fish needs a bicycle."
- Dean Kamen
(Related: Car, Fish, Needs)

"As selfishness and complaint pervert the mind, so love with its joy clears and sharpens the vision."
- Helen Keller
(Related: Love, Vision, Complaint, Joy, Mind, Selfishness)

"Millions of Americans each year use our national forests to go hiking, fishing, hunting, camping, swimming, horseback riding, and canoeing."
- Ric Keller
(Related: Americans, Camping, Fishing, Hunting)

"Then, as the day progresses, depending on how the product is coming in - for instance, the fish man will fax us and say black bass is great - throughout the day, we'll also make judgment calls and adapt to what's available."
- Thomas Keller
(Related: Day, Fish, Judgment, Man, Will)

"I refuse to be crude and selfish in any way."
- DeForest Kelley
"I ran around with the other youngsters, hunting, fishing and raising tadpoles and all the rest."
- DeForest Kelley
(Related: Fishing, Hunting, Rest)

"I didn't do this for other people; I did this for me. I fought for this right for me - does that sound selfish?"
- Jack Kevorkian
(Related: People, Right, Sound)

"Let us reject violence and selfishness which could destroy our country's unity."
- Mwai Kibaki
(Related: Country, Selfishness, Unity, Violence)

"People commonly travel the world over to see rivers and mountains, new stars, garish birds, freak fish, grotesque breeds of human; they fall into an animal stupor that gapes at existence and they think they have seen something."
- Soren Kierkegaard
(Related: Travel, People, Birds, Existence, Fish, Mountains, Rivers, Stars, World)

"Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Related: Altruism, Darkness, Light, Man, Selfishness, Will)

"If I were to play somebody who ran a fish and chip shop, I would not work in a fish and chip shop for three months. Staring at chips is not going to help me in my performance."
- Ben Kingsley
(Related: Work, Performance, Fish, Help, Months, Play)

"I don't know how you prepare for something like that. I cannot imagine living in a fishbowl like that. I don't live here so I don't know it will be that bad anyway because I live in Paris and we don't have that sort of phenomenon there. So I don't know, we'll see what happens."
- Diane Kruger
(Related: Living, Paris, Will)

"I respected it. I submerged myself into it. So on a lot of days off I would go and fish with the fishermen and the families that ran the boats. I would go work the fields with farmers. I would go and talk with farmers about growing particular products for me."
- Emeril Lagasse
(Related: Work, Boats, Fish, Fishermen, Talk)

"I eat fish, three times a week meat, and if not yogurt, something like this and it rarely continues."
- Karl Lagerfeld
(Related: Fish)

"I only eat fish - no chicken, no turkey, just fish. I get all my protein from fish and egg whites."
- Jack LaLanne
(Related: Fish, Turkey)

"The natural state of motherhood is unselfishness. When you become a mother, you are no longer the center of your own universe. You relinquish that position to your children."
- Jessica Lange
(Related: Mother, Children, Motherhood, State, Universe)

"This idea of selfishness as a virtue, as opposed to generosity: That, to me, is unnatural."
- Jessica Lange
(Related: Idea, Virtue, Selfishness)

"If people concentrated on the really important things in life, there'd be a shortage of fishing poles."
- Doug Larson
(Related: Life, People, Fishing)

"Why should I paint dead fish, onions and beer glasses? Girls are so much prettier."
- Marie Laurencin
(Related: Beer, Fish, Girls)

"California is a queer place in a way, it has turned its back on the world, and looks into the void Pacific. It is absolutely selfish, very empty, but not false, and at least, not full of false effort."
- David Herbert Lawrence
(Related: Effort, World)

"Reason is a supple nymph, and slippery as a fish by nature. She had as leave give her kiss to an absurdity any day, as to syllogistic truth. The absurdity may turn out truer."
- David Herbert Lawrence
(Related: Nature, Kiss, Truth, Absurdity, Day, Fish, May, Reason)

"Nine-tenths of tactics are certain, and taught in books: but the irrational tenth is like the kingfisher flashing across the pool, and that is the test of generals."
- T. E. Lawrence
"It is to be observed that 'angling' is the name given to fishing by people who can't fish."
- Stephen Leacock
(Related: People, Fish, Fishing, Name)

"It's very selfish when I write. I'm not aware, ever, of writing for another person; I'm not even really aware of writing for myself."
- Tanith Lee
(Related: Writing)

"Racing is a very selfish, self-centred, self-glorifying thing. My wife's life for 14 years was centered around me. It was all about me. It was all for my ego."
- Greg LeMond
(Related: Life, Wife, Ego, Racing, Self, Years)

"He didn't come out of my belly, but my God, I've made his bones, because I've attended to every meal, and how he sleeps, and the fact that he swims like a fish because I took him to the ocean. I'm so proud of all those things. But he is my biggest pride."
- John Lennon
(Related: God, Fact, Fish, Ocean, Pride)

"If a fish is the movement of water embodied, given shape, then cat is a diagram and pattern of subtle air."
- Doris Lessing
(Related: Fish, Water)

"I am probably the most selfish man you will ever meet in your life. No one gets the satisfaction or the joy that I get out of seeing kids realize there is hope."
- Jerry Lewis
(Related: Life, Hope, Joy, Kids, Man, Satisfaction, Will)

"The organization and constant onward sweep of this movement exemplifies the resentment of the many toward the selfishness, greed and the neglect of the few."
- John L. Lewis
(Related: Greed, Neglect, Resentment, Selfishness)

"Yes, forget your weakness, whatever that weakness may be. It is egotism, it is selfishness after. all, for it is a dwelling on self. Forget your weakness; and remember your strength."
- Joseph Barber Lightfoot
(Related: Strength, Egotism, Forget, May, Self, Selfishness, Weakness)

"But very unfortunately the merchant marine died away till even the majority of fishing done about the Cape is in the hands of the Portuguese who emigrated to the Cape some fifty years ago."
- Joseph C. Lincoln
(Related: Fishing, Majority, Years)

"After all, I don't see why I am always asking for private, individual, selfish miracles when every year there are miracles like white dogwood."
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh
(Related: Miracles)

"You may call me selfish if you will, conservative or reactionary, or use any other harsh adjective you see fit to apply, but an American I was born, an American I have remained all my life."
- Henry Cabot Lodge
(Related: Life, American, Conservative, May, Will)

"For Astrid, no matter what challenges they go through, they are going to face each other. It's hard for a daughter to accept that her mother is that selfish and that terrible."
- Alison Lohman
(Related: Mother, Daughter)

"The fact that we're catching more fish per person than we've ever done before doesn't mean that there are not particular places where we've managed fisheries badly."
- Bjorn Lomborg
(Related: Fact, Fish)

"My girlfriend has crabs, I bought her fishnet stockings."
- Jay London
(Related: Girlfriend)

"That's what 90 percent of the people talk about when they're first exposed to the fish."
- Mario Lopez
(Related: People, First, Fish, Talk)

"Like they say, you can learn more from a guide in one day than you can in three months fishing alone."
- Mario Lopez
(Related: Day, Fishing, Months)

"You know how fighting fish do it? They blow bubbles and in each one of those bubbles is an egg and they float the egg up to the surface. They keep this whole heavy nest of eggs floating, and they're constantly repairing it. It's as if they live in both elements."
- Audre Lorde
(Related: Fighting, Fish)

"My mentors are people like Cameron Crowe and Carrie Fisher."
- Courtney Love
(Related: People, Mentors)

"I like being a big fish in a small pond. I'm not interested in a huge audience because it brings headaches."
- Nick Lowe
(Related: Being, Fish)

"Don't bottom fish."
- Peter Lynch
(Related: Fish)

"I used to fish the Border rivers, but nowadays you have to queue up for a shot and I can't stand that."
- Norman MacCaig
(Related: Fish, Rivers)

"Well, I love fishing. I wouldn't kill a fly myself but I've no hesitation in killing a fish. A lot of men are like that. No bother. Out you come. Thump. And that's not the only reason."
- Norman MacCaig
(Related: Love, Men, Fish, Fishing, Hesitation, Killing, Reason)

"When I go fishing I like to know that there's nobody within five miles of me."
- Norman MacCaig
(Related: Fishing)

"All those authors there, most of whom of course I've never met. That's the poetry side, that's the prose side, that's the fishing and miscellaneous behind me. You get an affection for books that you've enjoyed."
- Norman MacCaig
(Related: Poetry, Affection, Books, Fishing, Miscellaneous, Prose)

"We imagine that we want to escape our selfish and commonplace existence, but we cling desperately to our chains."
- Anne Sullivan Macy
(Related: Existence, Want)

"Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime."
- Maimonides
(Related: Day, Fish, Man)

"Being selfish to me means that you have to look out for yourself and you don't have to sacrifice."
- Herbie Mann
(Related: Sacrifice, Being)

"Being stubborn has helped, being selfish is not a bad thing."
- Herbie Mann
(Related: Being)

"I am selfish, but that's an attribute that all artists possess."
- Robert Mapplethorpe
(Related: Artists)

"When they see me holding fish, they can see that I am comfortable with kings as well as with paupers."
- Imelda Marcos
(Related: Fish, Kings)

"I have as much privacy as a goldfish in a bowl."
- Princess Margaret
(Related: Privacy)

"I want to know what it's like to play in a Super Bowl and win one. My career will be great without it. But, personally, selfishly, I want to know what it feels like."
- Dan Marino
(Related: Career, Play, Want, Will)

"Fishing is a delusion entirely surrounded by liars in old clothes."
- Don Marquis
(Related: Clothes, Delusion, Fishing, Old)

"To give one's life is a right only when one gives it unselfishly."
- Jose Marti
(Related: Life, Right)

"A selfish man is a thief."
- Jose Marti
(Related: Man)

"I only make movies to finance my fishing'."
- Lee Marvin
(Related: Finance, Movies, Fishing)

"I wouldn't mind turning into a vermilion goldfish."
- Henri Matisse
(Related: Mind)

"Modesty and unselfishness - these are the virtues which men praise - and pass by."
- Andre Maurois
(Related: Men, Modesty, Praise)

"I considered becoming a priest very seriously. I wanted to travel the world. By the time I turned 16, I realized I was only in it for selfish reasons. And, more importantly, I didn't want to sacrifice the ladies!"
- James McAvoy
(Related: Time, Travel, Sacrifice, Want, World)

"The abortionist I worked for, he's a very greedy man, a selfish man."
- Norma McCorvey
(Related: Man)

"My desire for the part of Mammy was not dominated by selfishness for Hollywood has been good to me and I am grateful."
- Hattie McDaniel
(Related: Desire, Hollywood, Selfishness)

"The world is not fair, and often fools, cowards, liars and the selfish hide in high places."
- Bryant H. McGill
(Related: Cowards, Fools, World)

"No, there will come a time where I'm not gonna do this anymore. I mean, there will come a time, definitely, where I'll turn into Elvis - I'm gonna be fat and fishin', I guarantee you."
- Tim McGraw
(Related: Time, Will)

"Aquatic invasive species are destroying the environment, damaging fisheries, and costing American taxpayers billions of dollars annually."
- John M. McHugh
(Related: American, Environment)

"The rising sun can dispel the darkness of night, but it cannot banish the blackness of malice, hatred, bigotry, and selfishness from the hearts of humanity."
- David O. McKay
(Related: Bigotry, Darkness, Hatred, Humanity, Malice, Night, Selfishness, Sun)

"That's why charity work is very selfish at the same time, because it makes you feel good."
- Maria Menounos
(Related: Work, Time, Charity)

"In the past, when I shot films about fishermen and hunters, I always had to admire their ability to perceive time in its entirety. The present was always temporary."
- Lennart Meri
(Related: Time, Ability, Fishermen, Past, Present)

"I love talk and I love fishing. I'm having a ball."
- Martin Milner
(Related: Love, Fishing, Talk)

"My best friend and I love to make fish faces."
- Beverley Mitchell
(Related: Love, Friend, Faces, Fish)

"Well, it seems all the fish in the rivers are dying. Could this be an act of cod?"
- Colin Mochrie
(Related: Act, Dying, Fish, Rivers)

"Do you want to tear your life apart and get rid of everything you've known as a lifestyle? Like seeing your family? Being with your friends? A fishing trip? A hunting trip? A night's sleep?"
- Walter F. Mondale
(Related: Life, Family, Being, Fishing, Friends, Hunting, Night, Sleep, Want)

"Extreme nationalism and Bolshevism have broken up the old world, a new world is in the making. It is literally true that old things are passing away; all things may become new, granted we have wise, unselfish, and determined guides."
- John Raleigh Mott
(Related: Extreme, May, Nationalism, Old, World)

"Never forget that only dead fish swim with the stream."
- Malcolm Muggeridge
(Related: Fish, Forget)

"In almost every marriage there is a selfish and an unselfish partner. A pattern is set up and soon becomes inflexible, of one person always making the demands and one person always giving way."
- Iris Murdoch
(Related: Marriage, Giving)

"In the next shot the cameras zoomed to the fiancee who noticed the lights in the Czarina's room go out and the camera then turned to the pond where two goldfish were making love."
- Pola Negri
(Related: Love)

"Even in the developing parts of the world, kids take to computers like fish to water."
- Nicholas Negroponte
(Related: Computers, Fish, Kids, Water, World)

"Virtue is its own reward, and brings with it the truest and highest pleasure; but if we cultivate it only for pleasure's sake, we are selfish, not religious, and will never gain the pleasure, because we can never have the virtue."
- John Henry Newman
(Related: Virtue, Gain, Pleasure, Religious, Reward, Will)

"The martyr sacrifices themselves entirely in vain. Or rather not in vain; for they make the selfish more selfish, the lazy more lazy, the narrow narrower."
- Florence Nightingale
(Related: Martyr)

"Going to war was the only unselfish thing I have ever done for humanity."
- David Niven
(Related: War, Humanity)

"I'm fishing for men with a certain kind of bait, and the bait that I am offering is not a candy; it's a very specific thing that I'm offering, which is a deep gospel and a deep conversion."
- Larry Norman
(Related: Men, Deep, Fishing)

"I continue to be a photographer; I have enjoyed fishing and hunting with a close friend; and have owned two ranches, first in northern California and then in the state of Washington."
- Douglass North
(Related: Friend, First, Fishing, Hunting, State, Washington)

"Fish recognize a bad leader."
- Conan O'Brien
(Related: Leader, Fish)

"I've caught fish as big as I am. I've caught marlin close to 300 pounds."
- Merlin Olsen
(Related: Fish)

"The great enemy of clear language is insincerity. When there is a gap between one's real and one's declared aims, one turns, as it were, instinctively to long words and exhausted idioms, like a cuttlefish squirting out ink."
- George Orwell
(Related: Enemy, Insincerity, Language, Words)

"Let your hook be always cast. In the pool where you least expect it, will be fish."
- Ovid
(Related: Fish, Will)

"Luck affects everything. Let your hook always be cast; in the stream where you least expect it there will be a fish."
- Ovid
(Related: Fish, Luck, Will)

"Chance is always powerful. Let your hook always be cast; in the pool where you least expect it, there will be fish."
- Ovid
(Related: Chance, Fish, Will)

"The great danger for family life, in the midst of any society whose idols are pleasure, comfort and independence, lies in the fact that people close their hearts and become selfish."
- Pope John Paul II
(Related: Family, Society, Life, People, Comfort, Danger, Fact, Independence, Idols, Lies, Pleasure)

"All life demands struggle. Those who have everything given to them become lazy, selfish, and insensitive to the real values of life. The very striving and hard work that we so constantly try to avoid is the major building block in the person we are today."
- Pope Paul VI
(Related: Life, Work, Values, Building, Hard work, Struggle, Today)

"If you wish to travel far and fast, travel light. Take off all your envies, jealousies, unforgiveness, selfishness and fears."
- Cesare Pavese
(Related: Travel, Light, Selfishness)

"Humanity could only have survived and flourished if it held social and personal values that transcended the urges of the individual, embodying selfish desires - and these stem from the sense of a transcendent good."
- Arthur Peacocke
(Related: Values, Humanity, Sense)

"Fishes live in the sea, as men do on land: the great ones eat up the little ones."
- Pericles
(Related: Men, Sea)

"I can't moan about any of it. I had a great time in the goldfish bowl."
- Robert Plant
(Related: Time)

"There is something in the unselfish and self-sacrificing love of a brute, which goes directly to the heart of him who has had frequent occasion to test the paltry friendship and gossamer fidelity of mere Man."
- Edgar Allan Poe
(Related: Friendship, Love, Heart, Fidelity, Man, Self)

"There is more selfishness and less principle among members of Congress than I had any conception of, before I became President of the U.S."
- James K. Polk
(Related: Congress, President, Selfishness)

"What did Christ really do? He hung out with hard-drinking fishermen."
- Iggy Pop
(Related: Christ, Fishermen)

"Interestingly, koi, when put in a fish bowl, will only grow up to three inches. When this same fish is placed in a large tank, it will grow to about nine inches long."
- Vince Poscente
(Related: Fish, Will)

"I like to sing ballads the way Eddie Fisher does and the way Perry Como does. But the way I'm singing now is what makes the money."
- Elvis Presley
(Related: Money, Ballads, Now, Singing)

"Cajun is country food by farmers and fisherman that arrived in Louisiana from Acadiana, Canada."
- Paul Prudhomme
(Related: Food, Canada, Country)

"Sure, I have friends, plenty of friends, and they all come around wantin' to borrow money. I've always been generous with my friends and family, with money, but selfish with the important stuff like love."
- Richard Pryor
(Related: Love, Family, Money, Friends)

"If you give a person a fish, they'll fish for a day. But if you train a person to fish, they'll fish for a lifetime."
- Dan Quayle
(Related: Day, Fish)

"All life demands struggle. Those who have everything given to them become lazy, selfish, and insensitive to the real values of life. The very striving and hard work that we so constantly try to avoid is the major building block in the person we are today."
- Ralph Ransom
(Related: Life, Work, Values, Building, Hard work, Struggle, Today)

"You are not content with the vast millions of tribute we pay you annually under the operation of our revenue law, our navigation laws, your fishing bounties, and by making your people our manufacturers, our merchants, our shippers."
- John H. Reagan
(Related: People, Content, Fishing, Law, Laws, Navigation, Tribute)

"Sport is a wonderful metaphor for life. Of all the sports that I played - skiing, baseball, fishing - there is no greater example than golf, because you're playing against yourself and nature."
- Robert Redford
(Related: Nature, Sports, Life, Baseball, Example, Fishing, Golf, Metaphor)

"Yeah, some kids called me fish lips because I had these really full lips. Now I'm sure all those same girls are getting collagen injections, so I'm having the last laugh."
- Denise Richards
(Related: Fish, Girls, Kids, Now)

"Eddie Fisher married to Elizabeth Taylor is like me trying to wash the Empire State Building with a bar of soap."
- Don Rickles
(Related: Building, State, Trying)

"The English countryside is the most staggeringly beautiful place. I can't spend as much time there as I like, but I like everything about it. I like fishing, I like clay- pigeon shooting."
- Guy Ritchie
(Related: Time, English, Fishing)

"He who does not love his own language is worse than an animal and smelly fish."
- Jose Rizal
(Related: Love, Fish, Language)

"Because of my age and because there's more work on the small screen. What it's missing in quality it makes up for in quantity. From an actor's selfish point of view."
- Cesar Romero
(Related: Age, Work, Quality, Actor, Quantity)

"Selfishness is the only real atheism; aspiration, unselfishness, the only real religion."
- Franklin D. Roosevelt
(Related: Religion, Atheism, Selfishness)

"Confidence... thrives on honesty, on honor, on the sacredness of obligations, on faithful protection and on unselfish performance. Without them it cannot live."
- Franklin D. Roosevelt
(Related: Honesty, Performance, Confidence, Honor, Protection)

"Human nature must have come much nearer perfection than it is now, or will be in many generations, to exclude from such a control prejudice, selfishness, ambition, and injustice."
- Elihu Root
(Related: Nature, Control, Ambition, Generations, Human nature, Injustice, Now, Perfection, Prejudice, Selfishness, Will)

"Our fish, our recreation, our irrigation and all our uses of the Missouri River are threatened if the drought continues and the Corps of Engineers decisions aren't changed."
- Mike Rounds
(Related: Decisions, Fish, Recreation)

"You've got to think lucky. If you fall into a mudhole, check your back pocket - you might have caught a fish."
- Darrell Royal
(Related: Fish)

"I think there's something great and generic about goldfish. They're everybody's first pet."
- Paul Rudd
(Related: Pet, First)

"I had to work on a Marlin boat, like gutting fish, like as the bait boy."
- Mark Ruffalo
(Related: Work, Fish)

"No human being, however great, or powerful, was ever so free as a fish."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Being, Fish)

"False riches, consisting of money, houses and lands, acquired by selfish means at cost to others and thereafter used selfishly, are almost always used for the oppression of other persons."
- Joseph Franklin Rutherford
(Related: Money, Houses, Oppression)

"Let a man once overcome his selfish terror at his own infinitude, and his infinitude is, in one sense, overcome."
- George Santayana
(Related: Man, Sense, Terror)

"It disturbs me no more to find men base, unjust, or selfish than to see apes mischievous, wolves savage, or the vulture ravenous."
- Jean-Paul Sartre
(Related: Men)

"The whole world knows that His glory has not been spread by force and weapons, but by poor fishermen."
- Girolamo Savonarola
(Related: Fishermen, Force, Glory, Poor, Weapons, World)

"I always feel that there are no final victories and no final defeats. But it's true that America is in a hole right now. There are a lot of dead fish in the water."
- John Sayles
(Related: America, Fish, Now, Right, Water)

"A wise unselfishness is not a surrender of yourself to the wishes of anyone, but only to the best discoverable course of action."
- David Seabury
(Related: Action, Surrender, Wishes)

"One of the cries from the people was, don't forget us. They have a long road ahead of them. Operation Blessing has found those little fishing towns. They will not be getting what other towns are getting from the government."
- Connie Sellecca
(Related: Government, People, Fishing, Forget, Road, Will)

"We have seen Indians in immense numbers, and all those on this coast of the Pacific contrive to make a good subsistence on various seeds, and by fishing."
- Junipero Serra
(Related: Fishing, Numbers)

"I am, out of the ladies' company, like a fish out of the water."
- Thomas Shadwell
(Related: Company, Fish, Ladies, Water)

"Fishes live in the sea, as men do a-land; the great ones eat up the little ones."
- William Shakespeare
(Related: Men, Sea)

"I want some day to be able to love with the same intensity and unselfishness that parents love their children with."
- Shakira
(Related: Love, Children, Day, Parents, Want)

"Twin-sister of Religion, Selfishness."
- Percy Bysshe Shelley
(Related: Religion, Selfishness)

"So my own suspicion is that the attorney has stopped this prosecution because part of her defence was to question legality and that would have brought his advice into the public domain again and there was something fishy about the way in which he said war was legal."
- Clare Short
(Related: Legal, War, Advice, Public, Question, Suspicion)

"No. Better research needed. Fire your research person. No fishnet stockings. Never. Not in this band."
- Gene Simmons
(Related: Fire, Research)

"Recognition of this kinship with the rest of the universe is necessary for understanding him, but his essential nature is defined by qualities found nowhere else, not by those he has in common with apes, fishes, trees, fire, or anything other than himself."
- George G. Simpson
(Related: Nature, Fire, Kinship, Rest, Trees, Understanding, Universe)

"Is this chicken, what I have, or is this fish? I know it's tuna, but it says 'Chicken of the Sea.'"
- Jessica Simpson
(Related: Fish, Sea)

"I am an unpopular electric eel in a pool of catfish."
- Edith Sitwell
"I am less selfish. But I am more insistent on being part of the creative experience. I find I am a better mother, lover and wife when I am writing. When my daughter was small I wasn't writing as much and I didn't miss it."
- Helen Slater
(Related: Experience, Mother, Wife, Daughter, Being, Writing)

"Captain Fisher, the commander, with a party of young ladies from the city and gentlemen belonging to his ship, came one day to pay me a visit in the midst of a deluge of rain."
- Joshua Slocum
(Related: Day, Ladies, Gentlemen, Party, Rain, Visit)

"To feel much for others and little for ourselves; to restrain our selfishness and exercise our benevolent affections, constitute the perfection of human nature."
- Adam Smith
(Related: Nature, Exercise, Human nature, Perfection, Selfishness)

"There are many selfish people who are extremely original, then they take those pure ideas and use them to raise themselves up, that is an insincere move."
- Daniel Smith
(Related: People, Ideas)

"Our enemies are our evil deeds and their memories, our pride, our selfishness, our malice, our passions, which by conscience or by habit pursue us with a relentlessness past the power of figure to express."
- George A. Smith
(Related: Power, Habit, Conscience, Deeds, Enemies, Evil, Malice, Memories, Past, Pride, Selfishness)

"There are all kinds of letters and protests that come from, not surprisingly, Japanese fishermen, the fishermen's wives; there are student groups, all different types of people; the protest against the Americans' use of the Pacific for nuclear testing."
- Martha Smith
(Related: People, Americans, Fishermen, Letters, Protest, Testing, Wives)

"I may be smelly and I may be old, Rough in my pebbles, reedy in my pools, But where my fish float by I bless their swimming, And I like the people to bathe in me especially women."
- Stevie Smith
(Related: Women, People, Fish, May, Old)

"The only reason I ever played golf in the first place was so I could afford to hunt and fish."
- Sam Snead
(Related: First, Fish, Golf, Reason)

"It is not because the truth is too difficult to see that we make mistakes... we make mistakes because the easiest and most comfortable course for us is to seek insight where it accords with our emotions - especially selfish ones."
- Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
(Related: Truth, Emotions, Mistakes)

"And books that were published in much larger numbers than Selfish, Little are hard to find. And publishers who wanted to publish my last few works have them stuck in limbo while new distribution ideas and legal issues and fears are blown away."
- Peter Sotos
(Related: Legal, Ideas, Books, Numbers)

"What a cage is to the wild beast, law is to the selfish man."
- Herbert Spencer
(Related: Law, Man)

"Men err from selfishness; women because they are weak."
- Madame de Stael
(Related: Men, Women, Selfishness)

"A man's sentiments are generally just and right, while it is second selfish thought which makes him trim and adopt some other view. The best reforms are worked out when sentiment operates, as it does in women, with the indignation of righteousness."
- Leland Stanford
(Related: Women, Thought, Man, Right, Righteousness, Sentiment)

"You know, we're really destroying ourselves because we're really making the motivating force of anything we do selfish."
- Ralph Steadman
(Related: Force)

"It has always been my private conviction that any man who puts his intelligence up against a fish and loses had it coming."
- John Steinbeck
(Related: Intelligence, Conviction, Fish, Man)

"These words dropped into my childish mind as if you should accidentally drop a ring into a deep well. I did not think of them much at the time, but there came a day in my life when the ring was fished up out of the well, good as new."
- John Steinbeck
(Related: Life, Time, Day, Deep, Mind, Words)

"A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle."
- Gloria Steinem
(Related: Fish, Man, Woman)

"Our true passions are selfish."
- Stendhal
"The Clinton paradox: How could a president so intelligent, so compassionate, so public-spirited and so conscious of his place in history act in such a stupid, selfish and self-destructive manner?"
- George Stephanopoulos
(Related: History, Act, President, Public, Self)

"There seems to be this impression that if I really am a psychotherapist, I can't be serious about it. They think there must be something fishy going on."
- Pamela Stephenson
(Related: Impression)

"I used to be more of a wild kid. But I've slowed down."
- Fisher Stevens
"Unfortunately, the public might not know that we get a script usually two days before shooting. So sometimes I'm shooting an episode and don't even know how it's going to end because I haven't read that yet."
- Fisher Stevens
(Related: End, Public)

"Well, I just wanted to be a person. I just wanted them to keep writing me as humanistic as possible."
- Fisher Stevens
(Related: Writing)

"The reason I took Early Edition - besides the fact that I liked it - was that it enabled me to start a production company in New York City. It's a low-budget film company to produce and direct movies."
- Fisher Stevens
(Related: Movies, Company, Fact, Film, Production, Reason)

"No, but I'm really lucky, because I'm not the superhero."
- Fisher Stevens
"It got a little boring I guess, playing the same note over and over."
- Fisher Stevens
"I'm really obsessed with the past."
- Fisher Stevens
(Related: Past)

"I wanted to do an episode about Chuck having a gambling problem. I wanted to portray my addiction on the show. But I think it's a little edgy for Saturday night."
- Fisher Stevens
(Related: Addiction, Gambling, Night)

"But basically what I like are the possibilities, and the fantasy element of the show. Not science fantasy so much, but fantasy, the humanistic elements and how people relate when they're in a dire situation or comedic situation."
- Fisher Stevens
(Related: Science, People, Fantasy, Possibilities)

"I really wanted to be born a woman. It all started there. A South American woman. And I'm upset that I was born a white Jewish male. I've been angry since."
- Fisher Stevens
(Related: American, Woman)

"I like people and get along, and I'm afraid to express my anger and my rage."
- Fisher Stevens
(Related: Anger, People)

"I have a bit of a traveling addiction, and, ah, yeah. I went to, ah, Bali this summer."
- Fisher Stevens
(Related: Addiction, Summer, Traveling)

"But I'm trying to play into this role as much as possible and be a nicer person in real life."
- Fisher Stevens
(Related: Life, Play, Trying)

"But I used to have a bit of a gambling problem. And that would have been the answer to my prayers. It got worse when I started playing this character, too."
- Fisher Stevens
(Related: Character, Gambling)

"But I like being nasty. I like being cranky. Especially if it's a cold day in Chicago, it's nice to just take it out on Kyle, because he's so easy to scream at, you know?"
- Fisher Stevens
(Related: Being, Chicago, Day)

"And TV is not the easiest place to be dangerous or on the edge. Especially on a Saturday night."
- Fisher Stevens
(Related: Night)

"But did I think it would last more than 13 episodes at the time? No, I didn't think that. I never know."
- Fisher Stevens
(Related: Time)

"I use that as my responsibility on the show, to be the pragmatist."
- Fisher Stevens
(Related: Responsibility)

"You know, it's a very sexist society, Indonesia."
- Fisher Stevens
(Related: Society)

"In marriage, a man becomes slack and selfish, and undergoes a fatty degeneration of his moral being."
- Robert Louis Stevenson
(Related: Marriage, Being, Man)

"Whenever the lion fish in the fish tank in the captain's ready room died it was always a sad moment."
- Patrick Stewart
(Related: Fish)

"If I were a man with gills, I would be a fish!"
- Ryan Stiles
(Related: Man)

"We made part of the record in Miami, and I would go down to the beach, and not 20 feet from the water I see a fish that is at least seven feet long swimming close to the shore. I did not go back in the ocean the entire month."
- Michael Stipe
(Related: Beach, Feet, Fish, Ocean, Water)

"I am simple, complex, generous, selfish, unattractive, beautiful, lazy, and driven."
- Barbra Streisand
"I was a personality before I became a person - I am simple, complex, generous, selfish, unattractive, beautiful, lazy and driven."
- Barbra Streisand
(Related: Personality)

"If you want to maintain a sustainable supply of fish you have to farm the fish, rather than mine them. So putting your money into fishing fleets that are going to exacerbate the problem by over-fishing is not the way to preserve the underlying asset."
- Maurice Strong
(Related: Money, Fish, Fishing, Want)

"Undoubtedly there are, in connection with each of these things, cases of fraud, swindling, and other financial crimes; that is to say, the greed and selfishness of men are perpetual."
- William Graham Sumner
(Related: Men, Financial, Connection, Fraud, Greed, Selfishness)

"I've had some amazing people in my life. Look at my father - he came from a small fishing village of five hundred people and at six foot four with giant ears and a kind of very odd expression, thought he could be a movie star. So go figure, you know?"
- Kiefer Sutherland
(Related: Life, Father, Thought, People, Expression, Fishing)

"It is easier to do one's duty to others than to one's self. If you do your duty to others, you are considered reliable. If you do your duty to yourself, you are considered selfish."
- Thomas Szasz
(Related: Duty, Self)

"Socialism proposes no adequate substitute for the motive of enlightened selfishness that today is at the basis of all human labor and effort, enterprise and new activity."
- William Howard Taft
(Related: Effort, Labor, Motive, Selfishness, Socialism, Today)

"She is such a good friend that she would throw all her acquaintances into the water for the pleasure of fishing them out again."
- Charles Maurice de Talleyrand
(Related: Friend, Fishing, Pleasure, Water)

"Very few of us have any idea whatsoever of what life is like living in a goldfish bowl, except, of course, for those of us who are goldfish."
- Graham Taylor
(Related: Life, Idea, Living)

"Next to the young, I suppose the very old are the most selfish."
- William Makepeace Thackeray
(Related: Old)

"On a selfish basis, I really enjoy sports and activity."
- Alan Thicke
(Related: Sports)

"It's hard to get people to overcome the thought that they have to take care of themselves first. It's hard to get players to give in to the group and become selfless as opposed to selfish."
- Isaiah Thomas
(Related: Thought, People, Care, First)

"Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after."
- Henry David Thoreau
(Related: Men, Fish, Fishing)

"Time is but the stream I go a-fishing in."
- Henry David Thoreau
(Related: Time)

"We cannot calculate the numbers of people who left, fled or were fished out of Europe just ahead of the Holocaust."
- Gene Tierney
(Related: People, Europe, Numbers)

"Trying to make order out of my life was like trying to pick up a jellyfish."
- Gene Tierney
(Related: Life, Order, Trying)

"I have read many studies out of the Karolinska Institute in Sweden and they demonstrated that Vitamin E, Co-Q-10, and Fish Oil could protect the immune system of athletes and prevent disease."
- Bill Toomey
(Related: Athletes, Disease, Fish, Oil)

"You have to kill to survive. People have been doing it forever. I eat meat, and I eat fish. If I were on a deserted island I would need that to survive."
- Benicio Del Toro
(Related: People, Deserted, Fish)

"The real evil with which we have to contend is not the physical evil of the Famine, but the moral evil of the selfish, perverse and turbulent character of the people."
- Charles E. Trevelyan
(Related: People, Character, Evil, Famine)

"The guerrilla must move amongst the people as a fish swims in the sea."
- Mao Tse Tung
(Related: People, Fish, Sea)

"Don't tell fish stories where the people know you; but particularly, don't tell them where they know the fish."
- Mark Twain
(Related: People, Fish)

"When you fish for love, bait with your heart, not your brain."
- Mark Twain
(Related: Love, Heart, Fish)

"I'm going to gut you like a fish."
- Mike Tyson
(Related: Fish)

"Manifest plainness, embrace simplicity, reduce selfishness, have few desires."
- Lao Tzu
(Related: Selfishness, Simplicity)

"Governing a great nation is like cooking a small fish - too much handling will spoil it."
- Lao Tzu
(Related: Cooking, Fish, Nation, Will)

"Govern a great nation as you would cook a small fish. Do not overdo it."
- Lao Tzu
(Related: Fish, Nation)

"I do recommend it for all girls, and boys, out there: put on a pair of fishnet stockings and find your inner sexiness!"
- Nia Vardalos
(Related: Boys, Girls)

"Pain is the question mark turned like a fishhook in the human heart."
- Peter De Vries
(Related: Heart, Pain, Question)

"I do not pretend to know precisely what is on foot there; but I think it pretty evident that there is a very free communication between that country and this body, and unless I am greatly mistaken, I see the dwarfish medium by which that communication is kept up."
- Benjamin F. Wade
(Related: Body, Communication, Country, Pretty)

"Wherever the fish are, that's where we go."
- Richard Wagner
(Related: Fish)

"I have laid aside business, and gone a'fishing."
- Izaak Walton
(Related: Business)

"I am convinced that the majority of people would be generous from selfish motives, if they had the opportunity."
- Charles Dudley Warner
(Related: People, Opportunity, Majority, Motives)

"Saturday night is your big night. Everybody used to fry up fish and have one hell of a time. Find me playing till sunrise for 50 cents and a sandwich. And be glad of it. And they really liked the low-down blues."
- Muddy Waters
(Related: Time, Fish, Hell, Night)

"The moralist is the person who tells people that they ought to be unselfish, when they still feel like egos, and his efforts are always and invariably futile."
- Alan Watts
(Related: People)

"I don't feel we did wrong in taking this great country away from them. There were great numbers of people who needed new land, and the Indians were selfishly trying to keep it for themselves."
- John Wayne
(Related: People, Country, Land, Numbers, Trying, Wrong)

"Whenever I release a record, it's my record. It's not a selfish thought. I may work all year 'round for other people. So, finally, when I come out with my own album, it should be me with the creative help of other musicians."
- Eberhard Weber
(Related: Work, Thought, People, Help, May, Musicians)

"We sold a certain, steady amount of product for them and they could count on it. When it came time to ask for the money for this new record, they dropped us. It was fine with us. It was a dead fish."
- Gene Ween
(Related: Money, Time, Fish)

"Dead fish don't swim around in jealous tides."
- Scott Weiland
(Related: Fish, Tides)

"Young women especially have something invested in being nice people, and it's only when you have children that you realise you're not a nice person at all, but generally a selfish bully."
- Fay Weldon
(Related: Women, People, Being, Children)

"I didn't have any concept of Trainspotting being published. It was a selfish act. I did it for myself."
- Irvine Welsh
(Related: Act, Being)

"Their diet is basically boiled vegetables, fish and rice. No fat, no sugar. You notice when you live there that there are no fat people."
- Arsene Wenger
(Related: Diet, People, Fish)

"A man is called selfish not for pursuing his own good, but for neglecting his neighbor's."
- Richard Whately
(Related: Man)

"I would be a billionaire if I was looking to be a selfish boss. That's not me."
- Alfred North Whitehead
(Related: Boss)

"Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live, it is asking others to live as one wishes to live."
- Oscar Wilde
(Related: Living, Selfishness, Wishes)

"When so many are lonely as seem to be lonely, it would be inexcusably selfish to be lonely alone."
- Tennessee Williams
(Related: Lonely)

"Caution is the confidential agent of selfishness."
- Woodrow Wilson
(Related: Caution, Selfishness)

"Being down in Orlando, Florida, where we filmed the movie, I learned how to bass fish. Jerry Reed, who plays the villain in the movie, taught me how to bass fish."
- Henry Winkler
(Related: Being, Fish)

"I love to cook comfort food. I'll make fish and vegetables or meat and vegetables and potatoes or rice. The ritual of it is fun for me, and the creativity of it."
- Reese Witherspoon
(Related: Love, Food, Creativity, Comfort, Fish, Fun, Ritual)

"You can do anything with beer that you can do with wine. Beer is great for basting or marinating meat and fish."
- Grant Wood
(Related: Beer, Fish, Wine)

"Let a man get up and say, Behold, this is the truth, and instantly I perceive a sandy cat filching a piece of fish in the background. Look, you have forgotten the cat, I say."
- Virginia Woolf
(Related: Truth, Fish, Man)

"The existing principle of selfish interest and competition has been carried to its extreme point; and, in its progress, has isolated the heart of man, blunted the edge of his finest sensibilities, and annihilated all his most generous impulses and sympathies."
- Francis Wright
(Related: Heart, Progress, Competition, Extreme, Impulses, Interest, Man)

"Last year I went fishing with Salvador Dali. He was using a dotted line. He caught every other fish."
- Steven Wright
(Related: Fish, Fishing)

"There's a fine line between fishing and just standing on the shore like an idiot."
- Steven Wright
(Related: Fishing)

"I also have a lot of preserved foods, things that will keep for a long time like dried fish, seaweed or lotus seed."
- Martin Yan
(Related: Time, Fish, Will)

"There is a magnet in your heart that will attract true friends. That magnet is unselfishness, thinking of others first; when you learn to live for others, they will live for you."
- Paramahansa Yogananda
(Related: Heart, First, Friends, Thinking, Will)

"Selfishness is the only real atheism; unselfishness the only real religion."
- Israel Zangwill
(Related: Religion, Atheism, Selfishness)

"I was surprised by how much I like being a father; surprised at what a decent father I am, because I was afraid I wouldn't be able to dump my selfishness."
- Michael Zaslow
(Related: Father, Being, Selfishness)

"I know the joy of fishes in the river through my own joy, as I go walking along the same river."
- Zhuangzi
(Related: Joy, Walking)

"Tim Burton is underrated. I loved Big Fish, loved that movie, think it's the best movie of the year, hands down. Really impressed with that."
- David Zucker
(Related: Fish)

"Woody Allen has done some excellent serious movies, too, like Crimes And Misdemeanors. Very overlooked movie, I think, and really his best. And currently I like Big Fish!"
- David Zucker
(Related: Movies)