Once again, swinging a hook through the vast libraries of fishing verbiage has hooked up 5 new quotes on things fishy for your undoubted pleasure. Numbers 936 -940
Two picks again, and pretty disparate – the first an idealised and perhaps romantic view of lakes, the second, well lets just say, it is perhaps meandering more down my track to pithy perception.
“The lake is the landscape’s most beautiful and expressive feature. It is Earth’s eye and looking into which, the beholder measures the depth of his own nature.”
– Henry David Thoreau
“Purdiest country I ever did see. Makes a feller feel all powdered up inside his head; makes a feller want to spit whiskey.”
– Scott Waldie – Travers Trilogy
Could be that Thoreau was writing while drinking what Waldie was spitting?