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Quotes of the Day for 26 August 2001 – Fish

A reader asked for quotes on Fish, without giving any further hint as to his interest in the matter. Our database afforded a wide selection, I hope some of these are satisfying.

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The quotes:

The carping and bickering of political factions in the nation's capital reminds me of two pelicans quarreling over a dead fish.
     - William Tecumseh Sherman, 1820 - 1891

If people concentrated on the really important things in life, there'd be a shortage of fishing poles.
     - Doug Larson

There are only two occasions when Americans respect privacy, especially in Presidents. Those are prayer and fishing.
     - Herbert Clark Hoover, 1874 - 1964

If you give a man a fish, he will have a single meal. If you teach him how to fish, he will eat all his life.
     - Kwan-Tzu

Govern a great nation as you would cook a small fish. Do not overdo it.
     - Lao-Tzu

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