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Izaak Walton Quotes

(1593-1683), British Writer

The person that loses their conscience has nothing left worth keeping.

Category: Conscience

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.

Category: Fishing

Angling may be said to be so like the mathematics that it can never be fully learned.

Category: Fishing

Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter.

Category: Friends And Friendship

God has two dwellings; one in heaven, and the other in a meek and thankful heart.

Category: Gratitude

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.

Category: Health

Words are men's daughters, but God's sons are things.

Category: Words