27 Total Quotes

Izaak Walton Quotes

Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter.
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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
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No man can lose what he never had
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God has two dwellings: one in heaven, and the other in a meek and thankful heart
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Angling may be said to be so like the mathematics that it can never be fully learned.
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I have laid aside business, and gone a'fishing
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Good company and good discourse are the very sinews of virtue.
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Words are men's daughters, but God's sons are things.
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God never did make a more calm, quiet, innocent recreation than angling.
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#God #English Writer

In so doing, use him as though you loved him.
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Those little nimble musicians of the air, that warble forth their curious ditties, with which nature hath furnished them to the shame of art.
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That which is everybody's business is nobody's business
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As no man is born an artist, so no man is born an angler.
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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.
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#Fishing

I have laid aside business, and gone a'fishing.
Izaak Walton
#English Writer

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 money cannot buy; therefore value it, and be thankful for it.
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#Money #Health

God has two dwellings; one in heaven, and the other in a meek and thankful heart.
Izaak Walton
#English Writer

No man can lose what he never had.
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That which is everybody's business is nobody's business.
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The person that loses their conscience has nothing left worth keeping.
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