Best Big Fish Quotes 2021

  • 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.

    David Lynch
  • Ten percent of the big fish still remain. There are still some blue whales. There are still some krill in Antarctica. There are a few oysters in Chesapeake Bay. Half the coral reefs are still in pretty good shape, a jeweled belt around the middle of the planet. There’s still time, but not a lot, to turn things around.

    Sylvia Earle
  • They say when you meet the love of your life, time stops, and that’s true. What they don’t tell you is that when it starts again, it moves extra fast to catch up.

    Daniel Wallace
  • Are you nervous about no longer being a big fish in a small pond?

    Lisi Harrison
  • In England, David and I are big fish in a small pond. But in L.A., we are tiny, tiny, tiny fish in a big pond.

    Victoria Beckham
  • I like being a big fish in a small pond. I’m not interested in a huge audience because it brings headaches.

    Nick Lowe
  • I’m a big fish eater. Salmon – I love salmon. My sister loves Chinese food and sushi and all that. I’m not as big of a fan, but she likes it so we eat it a lot. So I’m beginning to like it more. I don’t like the raw sushi. I liked the cooked crab and lobster and everything.

    Elle Fanning
  • I’m into eating salads and fish. I’ve always been a big fish eater. I like fruit. I have friends that you have to force-feed them the good stuff. I’m lucky I actually like it. Brussel sprouts and all that.

    Elisha
  • New York is where you go to catch a big fish.

    Jessica Cutler
  • You can’t catch the big fish by skimming the surface.

    Andy Gilbert
  • In the new world, it is not the big fish which eats the small fish, it’s the fast fish which eats the slow fish.

    Klaus Schwab
  • The finest gift you can give to any fisherman is to put a good fish back, and who knows if the fish that you caught isn’t someone else’s gift to you?

    Lee Wulff
  • If you want to sell ’em fish, sell ’em big fish. That’s the secret to success.

    Jack Solomons
  • My big fish must be somewhere.

    Ernest Hemingway
  • I am a storyteller, and I grew up with a father who told big-fish stories, so storytelling is very much a part of me. It was a part of my family.

    Susan Stroman
  • And the new day was a great big fish.

    Terry Pratchett
  • The fast fish, not the big fish, eats the small fish.

    Ali Babacan
  • Sure, it was your idea and your fly, but he caught the big fish. Remember, fairness is a human idea largely unknown in nature.

    John Gierach
  • Big fish eat small fish with as much right as they have power.

    Baruch Spinoza
  • Loads of overtaking is boring. You go fishing and you catch a fish every ten minutes and it’s boring. But if you site there all day, and you catch one mega fish, you come back with stories that you caught a fish this big (indicates a big fish), intead of this size (indicating a small fish)

    Eddie Irvine
  • The thing about meditation is: you become more and more you.

    David Lynch
  • Since I began exploring the ocean in the 1950s, 90 percent of the big fish have been stripped away. Tuna, sharks, swordfish, cod, halibut, you name it, the numbers have just collapsed. Also, about half of the coral reefs are gone, globally, from where they were just a few decades ago.

    Sylvia Earle
  • We scientists can argue forever about important topics like slightly different flavors of vanilla ice cream. Consider the silliness of this debate: one group of scientists found a 90% decline of big fish and criticized fishery management. Some other scientists found an 80% decline and started a big argument with the 90% people. Who cares if it’s 80% or 90%? The real question is whether it’s OK to let fishermen take most of the big fish out of our oceans.

    Mark Powell
  • Some people like being a big fish in a small pond, others a ferocious shark in the ocean, I rather be the ocean. In the end, fish die.

    Behdad Sami
  • I flung open the door. I got a momentary flash of about a hundred and fifteen cats of all sizes and colours scrapping in the middle of the room, and then they all shot past me with a rush and out of the front door; and all that was left of the mobscene was the head of a whacking big fish, lying on the carpet and staring up at me in a rather austere sort of way, as if it wanted a written explanation and apology.

    P. G. Wodehouse
  • The bite of existence did not cut into one in Hollywood … Life elsewhere was real and slippery and struggled in the arms like a big fish dying in air.

    Mae West
  • The producers and I first talked about the Big Fish musical, right before we did the first test screening of the movie. I said, “I think there’s a Broadway musical here.” And really, from that day, we started figuring out how we would do it.

    John August
  • Now, it’s common knowledge that most towns of a certain size have a witch, if only to eat misbehaving children and the occasional puppy who wanders into her yard.

    John August
  • Bragging is not an attractive trait, but let’s be honest. A man who catches a big fish doesn’t go home through an alley.

    Ann Landers
  • I kind of killed it in college. You know that saying “big fish in a small pond”? At Dartmouth college, I was freakin’ Jaws in a community swimming pool

    Mindy Kaling
  • But I’m not to be caught with such poor bait! I’m a big fish, I am.

    Maxim Gorky
  • The storms come and go, the waves crash overhead, the big fish eat the little fish, and I keep on paddling. (Varys)

    George R. R. Martin
  • A man tells his stories so many times that he becomes the stories. They live on after him, and in that way he becomes immortal.

    Billy Crudup
  • I don’t get pat down, you know what’s on the waist,
    I don’t mean Jazz when I say I “count base.”
    Fly Louis sneakers, Purple Tape coming out the speakers,
    Bumped into my high school teachers,
    They said I wouldn’t be nothing, sitting on the bleachers.
    Now I’m sitting in the Phantom, trynna figure out the features.
    I’m a big fish now, I watch for the leeches.

    Sheek Louch
  • There’s a time when a man needs to fight, and a time when he needs to accept that his destiny is lost, that the ship has sailed, and that only a fool would continue. The truth is, I’ve always been a fool.

    Albert Finney
  • The big fish run the show. I’m a middle fish, but there are small fish that are poisonous.

    Roberto Cavalli
  • When I was a kid, I felt like I could do anything and play anything. I just felt super-confident. And then, once I started to play music professionally, maybe it’s from being from a small town, but you grow up and then you’re suddenly a big fish in a small pond, and I realized that there were a billion other drummers out there that could play as good as you or better, and everybody wants that job.

    Patty Schemel
  • I’ve always written towards movies that take place across two worlds. Most of the movies that I’ve worked on take place in two worlds, or sometimes three worlds, where you have a normal world and a fantasy world that mix and overlap. I never shy away from the series stuff in the real world. Big Fish is about mortality.

    John August
  • To me nature is… spiders and bugs, and big fish eating little fish, and plants eating plans, and animals eating… It’s like an enormous restaurant, that’s the way I see it.

    Woody Allen
  • Like Frankenweenie is a story about a boy and his dog, Big Fish is the story of a father and his son, and all those conversations you can’t have. It’s universal, in a way that can go from one medium to another medium. That’s been the funnest, figuring out what we can do in a Broadway show that’s unique and special.

    John August
  • Big Fish was the first movie that we worked on together, and I had already written it. We had another director, but that director didn’t do it. So, it was just a Hail Mary to Tim, and Tim said that he wanted to do it and I was like, “That’s fantastic!” But, there wasn’t a lot of collaboration because he knew what he wanted to do and just did it. There were very minor changes for Big Fish.

    John August
  • The best advice I ever got was from Lee Iacocca…. It was get into a business where you can be a big fish, not the little fish. Get into a business where you can be a change agent, where you can make a difference.

    Marcus Lemonis
  • Big fish eats small fish; oceans need revolution! Big man beats little man; world needs revolution! Big galaxies swallow little galaxies; universe needs revolution! Anything which is not ethical needs a strong revolution!

    Mehmet Murat Ildan
  • Woody Allen has done some excellent serious movies, too, like Crimes And Misdemeanors. Very overlooked movie, I think, and really his best. And currently I like Big Fish!

    David Zucker
  • Tim Burton is underrated. I loved Big Fish, loved that movie, think it’s the best movie of the year, hands down. Really impressed with that.

    David Zucker

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