Look to your health; and if you have it, praise God and value it next to conscience; for health is the second blessing that we mortals are capable of, a blessing money can't buy.
"Izaak Walton" was an England/English writer. Best known as the author of #The Compleat Angler/The Compleat Angler, he also wrote a number of short biographies that have been collected under the title of Walton's Lives.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous writers! More Izaak Walton on Wikipedia.
No man can lose what he never had.
So long as thou are ignorant be not ashamed to learn. Ignorance is the greatest of all infirmities, and when justified, the chiefest of all follies.
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 we mortals are capable of; a blessing that money cannot buy.
I love such mirth as does not make friends ashamed to look upon one another next morning.
Good company and good discourse are the very sinews of virtue.
I have laid aside business, and gone a'fishing.
As no man is born an artist, so no man is born an angler.
God has two dwellings: one in heaven, and the other in a meek and thankful heart.
Those little nimble musicians of the air, that warble forth their curious ditties, with which nature hath furnished them to the shame of art.
Angling may be said to be so like the mathematics that it can never be fully learned.
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.
Words are men's daughters, but God's sons are things.