1593-1683, British Writer
Angling may be said to be so like the mathematics that it can never be fully learned.
Izaak Walton – [Fishing]

God has two dwellings; one in heaven, and the other in a meek and thankful heart.
Izaak Walton – [Gratitude]

Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter.
Izaak Walton – [Friends and Friendship]

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.
Izaak Walton – [Health]

The person that loses their conscience has nothing left worth keeping.
Izaak Walton – [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.
Izaak Walton – [Fishing]

Words are men's daughters, but God's sons are things.
Izaak Walton – [Words]