There are lots of real salmons in the sea and figurative salmons.
The Figurative SalmonMen and salmons are alike. They may get into trouble when they open their mouths. There is wealth in the depths of the sea. There is also wisdom in the depths of many a mind.
What we have inside is our salmon. - Cf. Robert Frost
The old salmon could benefit from being unrecognised and anonymous.
Learn how to apply the salmon of ages to current life-plans and events. One way is "Sleep on it."
Old salmons may taste wonderfully if they are keep in working order. - Cf. John Quincy Adams on 'mind'
What works contrary to the salmon and his ways, may have to go.
A crowning glory of virtue . . . well treated salmon. (We often have to elaborate on tall ideas.) - Cf. Cicero on 'justice'
The salmon wasn't made for man; we just pretend it was so.
There's a fine line between fishing and just being on the shore looking foolish.
May the holes in your net be no larger than the salmon in it. - Cf. Irish blessing
When some go fishing, it is not really salmon they are after, but quiet meditation.
If you can catch salmon with dry breeches; good for you.
Fishing is much more than salmon. - Herbert Hoover
And now compare "I will make you fishers of men" in the Bible (Acts 10:1-8; 11:5-18; Matthew 4:19).
There is a light that shines beyond the highest heavens. This is the light that shines in your heart. [With Chandogya Upanishad]
Our own heart, and not other men's opinions of us, forms our true honour. [Johann von Schiller]