Let this list of 14 quotations by the English writer Izaak Walton lead you to an inspirational day. Recharge yourself with motivational fishing, friends, business sayings, and satisfy your hunger for a better life.
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God has two dwellings; one in heaven, and the other in a meek and thankful heart.
Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter.
No man can lose what he never had.
The person that loses their conscience has nothing left worth keeping.
As no man is born an artist, so no man is born an angler.
That which is everybody's business is nobody's business.
Angling may be said to be so like the mathematics that it can never be fully learned.
Words are men's daughters, but God's sons are things.
If you can't be content with what you have received, be thankful for what you have escaped.
Those little nimble musicians of the air, that warble forth their curious ditties, with which nature hath furnished them to the shame of art.
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.
The Waters are Nature's storehouse in which she locks up her wonders.
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.
I love such mirth as does not make friends ashamed to look upon one another next morning.