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By Anonym 13 Sep

Izaak Walton

God has two dwellings; one in heaven, and the other in a meek and thankful heart.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Izaak Walton

We see but the outside of a rich man's happiness; few consider him to be like the silkworm, that, when she seems to play, is at the very same time consuming herself.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Izaak Walton

Angling is somewhat like poetry, men are to be born so.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Izaak Walton

And for winter fly-fishing it is as useful as an almanac out of date.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Izaak Walton

Angling may be saidtobe so likemathematics, that itcan never be fully learnt.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Izaak Walton

Old-fashioned poetry, but choicely good.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Izaak Walton

That which is everybody's business is nobody's business.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Izaak Walton

It [angling] deserves commendations;... it is an art worthy the knowledge and practice of a wise man.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Izaak Walton

[Be grateful for the simple things in life. Don't take them for granted. After all...] What would a blind man give to see the pleasant rivers and meadows and flowers and fountains; and this and many other like blessings we enjoy daily.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Izaak Walton

I am, Sir, a brother of the angle.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Izaak Walton

O, sir, doubt not that Angling is an art; is it not an art to deceive a trout with an artificial fly?

By Anonym 15 Sep

Izaak Walton

The person who loses their conscience has nothing left worth keeping.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Izaak Walton

Affliction is a divine diet which though it be not pleasing to mankind, yet almighty God hath often imposed it as a good, thought bitter, physic, to those children whose souls are dearest to him.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Izaak Walton

Let me tell you that every misery I miss is a new blessing. [Not only be grateful for the good that you have but also for the bad you don't!]

By Anonym 14 Sep

Izaak Walton

Let me tell you that every misery I miss is a new blessing.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Izaak Walton

I have then with pleasure concluded with Solomon, Everything is beautiful in his season.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Izaak Walton

Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Izaak Walton

You will find angling to be like the virtue of humanity, which has a calmness of spirit and a world of blessing attending upon it.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Izaak Walton

Angling may be said to be so like the mathematics that it can never be fully learned.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Izaak Walton

This dish of meat is too good for any but anglers, or very honest men.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Izaak Walton

Lord, what music hast thou provided for Thy saints in heaven, when Thou affordest bad men such music on earth!

By Anonym 13 Sep

Izaak Walton

And though it is most certain, that two lutes being both strung and turned to an equal pitch, and then one played upon, the other will warble a faint audible harmony in answer to the same tune: yet many will not believe there is any such thing as sympathy of souls, and I am well pleased that every reader do enjoy his own opinion.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Izaak Walton

The Waters are Nature's storehouse in which she locks up her wonders.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Izaak Walton

It is agreed by most men, that the Eele is a most daintie fish; the Romans have esteemed her the Helena of their feasts, and some The Queen of pleasure.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Izaak Walton

The will of man is by his reason swayed.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Izaak Walton

Look to your health; and if you have it, praise God and value it next to conscience; for health is the second blessing that we mortals are capable of, a blessing money can't buy.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Izaak Walton

So long as thou are ignorant be not ashamed to learn. Ignorance is the greatest of all infirmities, and when justified, the chiefest of all follies.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Izaak Walton

If you can't be content with what you have received, be thankful for what you have escaped.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Izaak Walton

Words are men's daughters, but God's sons are things.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Izaak Walton

Look to your health: and if you have it, praise God, and value it next to a good conscience; for health is the second blessing that we mortals are capable of; a blessing that money cannot buy; and therefore value it.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Izaak Walton

We may say of angling, as Dr. Boteler said of strawberries, Doubtless God could have made a better berry, but doubtless God never did; and so, if I might be judge, God never did make a more calm, quiet, innocent recreation than angling.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Izaak Walton

A companion that feasts the company with and mirth, and leaves out the sin which is usually mixed with them, he is the man; and let me tell you, good company and good discourse are the very sinews of virtue.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Izaak Walton

I have laid aside business, and gone a'fishing.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Izaak Walton

There are offences given and offences not given but taken.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Izaak Walton

Angling is somewhat like poetry, men are to be born so: I mean, with inclinations to it, though both may be heightened by discourse and practice

By Anonym 14 Sep

Izaak Walton

Oh, the gallant fisher's life!It is the best of any;'T is full of pleasure, void of strife,And 't is beloved by many.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Izaak Walton

Let us not repine, or so much as think the gifts of God unequally dealt, if we see another abound with riches, when, as God knows, the cares that are the keys that keep those riches hang often so heavily at the rich man's girdle that they dog him with weary days and restless nights, even when others sleep quietly.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Izaak Walton

Angling is an art, and an art worth your learning.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Izaak Walton

He directed that the stone over his grave be inscribed: Hic jacet hujus sententiae primus auctor: DISPUTANDI PRURITUS ECCLESIARUM SCABIES.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Izaak Walton

No life is so happy and so pleasant as the life of the well-govern'd angler.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Izaak Walton

Good company and good discourse are the very sinews of virtue.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Izaak Walton

No man can lose what he never had.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Izaak Walton

Doubt not but angling will prove to be so pleasant that it will prove to be, like virtue, a reward to itself.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Izaak Walton

If all the theories were correct, there wouldn't be a fish left in all of our lakes and rivers and streams.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Izaak Walton

Rivers and the inhabitants of the watery element were made for wise men to contemplate, and fools to pass by without consideration.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Izaak Walton

He that loses his conscience has nothing left that is worth keeping. Therefore be sure you look to that, and in the next place look to your health; and if you have it, praise God and value it next to a good conscience.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Izaak Walton

Doubtless God Could Have Made A Better Berry, But Doubtless God Never Did

By Anonym 13 Sep

Izaak Walton

I love any discourse of rivers, and fish and fishing.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Izaak Walton

These poor rich men, we anglers pity them perfectly.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Izaak Walton

But God, who is ableto prevail, wrestled with him, as the Angel did with Jacob, and marked him; marked him for his own.