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fish Quotes

11 of the best book quotes about fish
  1. #1
    Other fish run from bigger things. That’s their instinct. But this fish doesn’t run from anything. He doesn’t fear.
  2. #2
    You have to understand. There’s nothing in the sea this fish would fear.
  3. #3
    “We’re at the creek catching fish with a holey net. Understandably, this may take some time. Come join us if you enjoy frustration.”
  4. #4
    “He did not rate that text at a plucked hen
    Which says that hunters are not holy men
    And that a monk uncloistered is a mere
    Fish out of water, flapping on the pier,
    That is to say a monk out of his cloister.
    That was a text he held not worth an oyster”
  5. #5
    They were all anxious to see this wonderful soldier who had travelled about inside a fish; but he was not at all proud.
  6. #6
    What does the fish think when he is jerked up by the mouth through the silver limits of existence and into a new universe where the air drowns him and the light is blue madness? Where huge bipeds with no gills stuff it into a suffocating box and cover it with wet weeds to die?
  7. #7
    “You know what they say: A woman needs a man about as much as a fish needs a bicycle.”
  8. #8
    “She’d also called me brave...unless she was talking to the catfish.”
  9. #9
    “I’ve memorized all the fish in the sea
    I’ve memorized each opportunity strangled and
    I remember awakening one morning
    and finding everything smeared with the color of
    forgotten love and I’ve memorized
    that too.”
  10. #10
    “Fish don’t hold the sacred liquid in cups!
    They swim the huge fluid freedom.”
  11. #11
    “You’re like a little wild thing
    that was never sent to school.
    Sit, I say, and you jump up.
    Come, I say, and you go galloping down the sand
    to the nearest dead fish
    with which you perfume your sweet neck.”