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Top 100 Fish In Water Quotes

#1. I went to England for five months when I was in high school, by myself, so I did experience a bit of being the fish out of water. - Author: Jane Levy
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#2. They keep saying that sea levels are rising an' all this. It's nowt to do with the icebergs melting, it's because there's too many fish in it. Get rid of some of the fish and the water will drop. Simple. Basic science. - Author: Karl Pilkington
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#3. To fish in troubled waters. - Author: Matthew Henry
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#4. It is impossible to know when a fish swimming in water drinks some of it. Thus it's quite impossible to find out when government servants in charge of undertakings misappropriate money. - Author: Ashwin Sanghi
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#5. Works without faith are like a fish without water, it wants the element it should live in. A building without a basis cannot stand; faith is the foundation, and every good action is as a stone laid. - Author: Owen Feltham
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#6. We live in media, as fish live in water. - Author: Ted Nelson
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#7. -compost is trucked in; some crops also receive fish emulsion along with their water and a side dressing of pelleted chicken manure. Over the winter a cover crop of legumes is planted to build up nitrogen in the soil. - Author: Michael Pollan
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#8. Recognize and respect Earth's beautiful systems of balance, between the presence of animals on land, the fish in the sea, birds in the air, mankind, water, air, and land. Most importantly there must always be awareness of the actions by people that can disturb this precious balance. - Author: Margaret Mead
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#9. I never drink water ... fish f**k in it. - Author: W.C. Fields
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#10. Marxism exists in nineteenth-century thought like a fish in water: that is, it is unable to breathe anywhere else. - Author: FOUCAULT MICHEL
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#11. The hunter for aphorisms on human nature has to fish in muddy water, and he is even condemned to find much of his own mind. - Author: F.H. Bradley
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#12. A harvest mouse goes scampering by, With silver claws and silver eye; And moveless fish in the water gleam, By silver reeds in a silver stream. - Author: Walter De La Mare
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#13. When there are fish heads and blood in the water, you don't need to see the silverpike to know they are there. - Author: Robert Jordan
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#14. People who wouldn't dream of drowning a puppy in a barrel full of water think nothing of killing a fish the same slow way. - Author: Karen Traviss
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#15. We were once fish! We spent millions of years under the water in silence. That's why now we love talking continuously! - Author: Mehmet Murat Ildan
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#16. Once you open your eyes in the water, you become a flying creature ... How unlike a dead fish a live fish is. - Author: Maxine Hong Kingston
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#17. Try not to have any break in chanting the mantra even for a moment. Continue repeating the mantra while engaged in any task. Chanting in the mind may not always be possible at first, so in the beginning, practice japa by moving the lips incessantly-like a fish drinking water. - Author: Mata Amritanandamayi
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#18. The air smelled like Bayou Teche when it's spring and the fish are spawning among the water hyacinths and the frogs are throbbing in the cattails and the flooded cypress. - Author: James Lee Burke
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#19. Live in the world like a waterfowl. The water clings to the bird, but the bird shakes it off. Live in the world like a mudfish. The fish lives in the mud, but its skin is always bright and shiny. - Author: Ramakrishna
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#20. I never understood why you would ever feel the need to shoot the fish in the barrel. I mean, they're in a barrel, you've already caught them. The hard work's done, they can't escape. So if you want them dead, just drain the water out. Why bring guns into it? - Author: Craig Silvey
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#21. There is no way to be truly great in this world. We are impaled on the crook of conditioning. A fish that is in the water has no choice that he is. Genius would have it that we swim in sand. We are fish and we drown. - Author: James Dean
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#22. the evolutions of the bird on the wing are quite as safe and infinitely more rapid and beautiful than the movements of either the quadruped on the land or the fish in the water. - Author: David McCullough
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#23. It is a strange paradox: Humans drown in the water, fish drown in the land. - Author: Javad Alizadeh
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#24. They excrete in the same water where they eat, and they eat in the semen-clouded water where they fornicate. Fish are disgusting. - Author: Dean Koontz
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#25. If I pass out face down in this water, will you fish me out?"
"Will you promise to call me Your Majesty?"
"Hell no."
"Then I'll have to think about it. - Author: Ilona Andrews
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#26. Secretly I lament the hundreds [of fish] we never caught because we forever persisted in fishing only the likliest holding water. - Author: Tom Sutcliffe
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#27. I laugh when I hear the fish in the water is thirsty. - Author: Kabir
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#28. Can one drown in one's element ... If fish can drown in water, can human beings suffocate in air? - Author: Salman Rushdie
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#29. There are persons of that general philanthropy and easy tempers, which the world in contempt generally calls good-natured, who seem to be sent into the world with the same design with which men put little fish into a pike pond, in order only to be devoured by that voracious water-hero. - Author: Henry Fielding
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#30. Every fish fertilizes the water in a way that generates the plankton that ultimately leads back into the food chain, but also yields oxygen, grabs carbon - it's a part of what makes the ocean function and what makes the planet function. - Author: Sylvia Earle
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#31. Greatness exists like an ocean within you. Why do you want to act like a fish out of water, wriggling on the sand under the scorching sun? Look! The water is just one millimeter away! Jump in! - Author: Gurumayi Chidvilasananda
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#32. The books downstairs were reciting their poetry to each other, rubbing together, whispering through the leathery covers. Wine was flowing through the water pipes. You had caught my leaping heart in your hands like a fish. - Author: Francesca Lia Block
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#33. I want to get out in the water. I want to see fish, real fish, not fish in a laboratory. - Author: Sylvia Earle
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#34. I never drink water because of the disgusting things that fish do in it. - Author: Unknown
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#35. The island is in Kenya, the water is in Uganda ... But the [Luos, a Kenyan ethnic group] are mad, they want to fish here but this is Uganda. - Author: Yoweri Museveni
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#36. We really cannot see what equanimity there is in jerking a lacerated carp out of the water by the jaws, merely because it has no the power of making a noise; for we presume that the most philosophic of anglers would hardly delight in catching a shrieking fish. - Author: Leigh Hunt
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#37. 'The Glades' is a light cop procedural about a cop from Chicago who got shot in the bum by his captain and made a change down to Florida, so he's a bit of a fish out of water. - Author: Matt Passmore
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#38. Even in the middle of a hurricane, the bottom of the sea is calm. As the storm rages and the winds howl, the deep waters sway in gentle rhythm, a light movement of fish and plant life. Below there is no storm. - Author: Wayne Muller
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#39. My oldest son always wants to race. He's kind of like me and it now has carried over to the other two. They're all pretty competitive now. We do stuff in the pool. They're like fish in water. They go all over the place. They're kids. They like to play, have fun and compete with everything they do. - Author: Steve Blake
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#40. Having a mixed background and feeling a little bit like a fish out of water in most places can be a benefit. - Author: Viggo Mortensen
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#41. Atheists who keep asking for evidence of God's existence are like a fish in the ocean wanting evidence of water. - Author: Ray Comfort
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#42. I eat only white foods: eggs, sugar, grated bones, the fat of dead animals; veal, salt, coconut, chicken cooked in white water; fruit mold, rice, turnips; camphorated sausage, dough, cheese (white), cotton salad, and certain fish (skinless). - Author: Erik Satie
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#43. My sperm came out into the water, unaccustomed to the light, and instantly it became a misty, stringy kind of thing and swirled out like a falling star, and I saw a dead fish come forward and float into my sperm, bending it in the middle. - Author: Richard Brautigan
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#44. You can lead a fish to water and it will probably thank you after it jumps in and catches it breath. LOL - Author: K.R. Freeman
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#45. When I'm in the water I feel as though nothing bad has happened. I think about the fish, how they don't know what's going on. Their world is unchanged. Actually it's probably better now to be a tuna or a sardine or a salmon. Less chance of ending up as somebody's lunch. - Author: Susan Beth Pfeffer
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#46. Life, according to Zen, ought to be lived as a bird flies through the air, or as a fish swims in the water. - Author: D.T. Suzuki
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#47. A fish kept in a glass of water will live forever - Author: Samuel Pepys
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#48. One thing about which fish know exactly nothing is water, since they have no anti-environment which would enable them to perceive the element they live in. - Author: Marshall McLuhan
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#49. I've always wanted to be able to hold my breath for like, ever, and swim in the water like a fish. - Author: Carlos Pena Jr.
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#50. I always feel that there are no final victories and no final defeats. But it's true that America is in a hole right now. There are a lot of dead fish in the water. - Author: John Sayles
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#51. Fish is meant to tempt as well as nourish, and everything that lives in water is seductive. - Author: Jean-Paul Aron
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#52. Civilised life, you know, is based on a huge number of illusions in which we all collaborate willingly. The trouble is we forget after a while that they are illusions and we are deeply shocked when reality is torn down around us. - Author: J.G. Ballard
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#53. Fish live in water. Men die in it.Nature is diverse, and not all tastes are the same. - Author: Zhuangzi
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#54. When I'm not around you that is when I feel breathless. I liken it to being a fish, and you are my water. When I'm not around you, I feel as though I cannot breathe. And you have to understand the irony in that because I've never in my entire existence ever needed to. - Author: S.L. Naeole
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#55. A fish is a genius in water.
An eagle is a genius in air.
A fox is a genius on land.
A sage is a genius in life. - Author: Matshona Dhliwayo
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#56. Soil with a lot of manure in it produces abundant crops; water that is too clear has no fish. Therefore, enlightened people should maintain the capacity to accept impurities and should not be solitary perfectionists. - Author: Zicheng Hong
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#57. I was as happy as a fish in water, and I could have stayed in that room for ever, have never left that place. - Author: Ivan Turgenev
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#58. The fish in the water that is thirsty needs serious professional counseling - Author: Kabir
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#59. For the past eight hours, I've been about as helpful as a fish out of water. Or a fish in water, because what the fuck do fish really offer to society? - Author: Elle Kennedy
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#60. A nothing day full of wild beauty ... Little fish stream by, a river in water. - Author: James Schuyler
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#61. I love the water more than anything. I'm not very good at sunbathing - I get really bored. I love swimming and I love being like a fish and getting in the sea and just - I don't know, it feels right. - Author: Beth Orton
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#62. The most important thing is to get the fish in quickly and leave it in the water. Forget the hero pose. - Author: Yvon Chouinard
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#63. Chris Hemsworth is like Christopher Reeve in that he can do two things: he can wear a big red cape without a shred of self-consciousness. But he's also funny as hell, and he's so sweet. So with all the fish-out-of-water stuff, he's so funny. So he does almost two jobs in a way. - Author: Tom Hiddleston
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#64. A fish cannot drown in water,
A bird does not fall in air.
In the fire of creation,
God doesn't vanish:
The fire brightens.
Each creature God made
must live in its own true nature;
How could I resist my nature,
That lives for oneness with God? - Author: Mechthild Of Magdeburg
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#65. All women live in objectification the way fish live in water. - Catharine A. MacKinnon WHEN - Author: Jessica Valenti
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#66. We were born in a dark age out of due time (for us). But there is this comfort: otherwise we should not know, or so much love, what we do love. I imagine the fish out of water is the only fish to have an inkling of water. - Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
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#67. The fish only knows that it lives in the water, after it is already on the river bank. Without our awareness of another world out there, it would never occur to us to change. - Author: Prince William
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#68. Fish play in the water
birds play in the sky
ordinary beings play on the earth
sublime beings play in display. - Author: Thinley Norbu
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#69. To be anywhere near an enormous ocean liner when you are just like a fish in the water is frightening. - Author: John C. Hawkes
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#70. I can hear, underground, that sucking and sobbing, In my veins, in my bones I feel it,- The small water seeping upward, The tight grains parting at last. When sprouts break out, Slippery as fish, I quail, lean to beginnings, sheath-wet. - Author: Theodore Roethke
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#71. Had a wee in the Amazon. Until Richard told me I should be careful because there are some tiny fish that can swim up from the water through my urine and into my knob! Is that how amazing the Amazon is? The fish in there would really rather live in my knob than the river. - Author: Karl Pilkington
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#72. Don't drink the water, fish fuck in it - Author: Ade Bozzay
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#73. Unfortunately, nature is very much a now-you-see-it, now-you-don't affair. A fish flashes, then dissolves in the water before my eyes like so much salt. Deer apparently ascend bodily into heaven; the brightest oriole fades into leaves. - Author: Annie Dillard
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#74. Breathing in Shepelevo was like hitting the right note on the piano. There was only one note. When I was young, Shepelevo was the smell of nettles, of salted smoked fish, of fresh water from the Gulf of Finland, and of burning firewood, all wrapped up in one Shepelevo. - Author: Paullina Simons
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#75. The Pike is the meanest and most vicious of fresh-water fishes. This is caused by heredity and environment, or unfortunate social conditions in the water. - Author: Will Cuppy
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#76. The limits of sensory evolution in fish are defined very largely by their habitat. Water is physically supportive, carries some kinds of odour well, and is kind to sound - letting it travel several times faster than air will allow, but it inhibits other more personal kinds of communication. - Author: Lyall Watson
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#77. Work is my recreation,
The play of faculty; a delight like that
Which a bird feels in flying, or a fish
In darting through the water,
Nothing more. - Author: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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#78. We live in an ocean of words, but like a fish in water we are often not aware of it. - Author: Stuart Chase
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#79. Inside him, in a broth of blood and water, organs bumped softly, organically into one another, like fish in an aquarium. - Author: Karan Mahajan
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#80. In life as in water, when we curl up or flail we sink. When we spread and go still, we are carried by the largest sea of all: the sea of grace that flows steadily beneath the turmoil of events. And just as fish can't see the ocean they live in, we can't quite see the spirit that sustains us. - Author: Mark Nepo
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#81. I catch a flash of red-gold beneath the surface of the water, and realize that there are koi in the pond, massive, serene, and I wonder: are they dreams of fish, or fish who dream? - Author: Sarah Monette
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#82. He who holds the hook is aware in what waters many fish are swimming. - Author: Ovid
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#83. Throw a lucky man into water and he'll surface with a fish in his mouth. - Author: Julian Tuwim
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#84. Of what is significant in one's own existence one is hardly aware, and it certainly should not bother the other fellow. What does a fish know about the water in which he swims all his life? - Author: Albert Einstein
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#85. A slippery fish, flashing scales in the water and a noble fighter on the line, but dull as lead at the bottom of the boat. - Author: Michael David Lukas
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#86. Jonah's hair sprays water each time he flips around, in search of another fish. Droplets shimmer on his skin. He's really cute. And Hallelujah can't help but think about last night. About him liking her. He flashes her a smile, and something inside her swoons. - Author: Kathryn Holmes
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#87. Path presupposes distance; If He be near, no path needest thou at all. Verily it maketh me smile To hear of a fish in water athirst! - Author: Kabir
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#88. Asking someone in the media about liberal bias is like asking a fish about water. 'Huh, what are you talking about? Where is it?' - Author: John Stossel
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#89. In order to see a fish you must watch the water - Author: Bodhidharma
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#90. Consider the concepts referred to in the words 'where', 'when', 'why', 'being', to the elucidation of which innumerable volumes of philosophy have been devoted. We fare no better in our speculations than a fish which should strive to become clear as to what is water. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#91. He thrashed like a freshly caught fish as the sucking sounds of draining water gurgled from the pooling blood in his mouth. - Author: Michiko Katsu
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#92. They would hit a man in the water, if they were hungry, even if the man had no smell of fish blood nor of fish slime on him.
"Ay," the old man said. "Galanos. Come on galanos. - Author: Ernest Hemingway,
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#93. The fish in the water is silent, the animals on the earth is noisy, the bird in the air is singing. But man has in him the silence of the sea, the noise of the earth and the music of the air. - Author: Rabindranath Tagore
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#94. In the river swam the gleaming fish, which were meant for water, just as humankind is meant for love. - Author: David Paul Kirkpatrick
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#95. I like to go for cinches. I like to shoot fish in a barrel. But I like to do it after the water has run out. - Author: Warren Buffett
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#96. We live in an ocean of air like fish in a body of water. By our breathing we are attuned to our atmosphere. If we inhibit our breathing we isolate ourselves from the medium in which we exist. In all Oriental and mystic philosophies, the breath holds the secret to the highest bliss. - Author: Alexander Lowen
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#97. Ideas are like fish. If you want to catch little fish, you can stay in the shallow water. But if you want to catch the big fish, you've got to go deeper. Down deep, the fish are more powerful and more pure.They're huge and abstract. And they're very beautiful. - Author: David Lynch
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#98. I grew up in Southern California, and I particularly did not fit in. I always felt like a fish out of water in my hometown because everyone was very happy, and I was thinking about death and anxiety, and not many other people around me seemed to be thinking about that. - Author: Rachel Bloom
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#99. I do fish. I think there is a connection between thinking and fishing mostly because you spend a lot of time up to your waist in water without a whole lot to keep your mind busy. - Author: Anthony Doerr
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#100. Once I lived in time as a fish in water, breathing it, drinking it, sustained by it. Now I kill time and time kills me. - Author: J.M. Coetzee
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