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A woman needs a man like a fish needs a bicycle

A woman needs a man like a fish needs a bicycle

Variations of this quote have been around almost as long as the bicycle itself. The origin is a derivitive of an earlier form: “God needs a man like a fish needs a bicycle.”

Try making a fun quote yourself. Here’s the formula:
A needs B like C needs a bicycle.

More “like a fish needs a bicycle” quotes from earlier times:

The place [Aragon, Spain] didn’t need an American consul any more than a cow needs a bicycle; for it had no trade with America, and no American tourist ever dreamed of stopping there.~ , The Hartford Courant A Connecticut newspaper, 1898. Credit.

A man without faith is like a fish without a bicycle.~ Charles S. Harris 1958.

God needs man like a fish needs a bicycle ~ Unknown

Man needs God like a fish needs a bicycle ~ Unknown Rebuttal to previous

“A woman needs a man like a fish needs a bicycle.” I really hate this expression. I bet fish would totally want bicycles. ~ Meg Cabot Princess on the Brink

Your quotes:

A man needs a woman like a fish needs a bicycle. ~ Anonymous

People need government like a mouse needs a cat. ~ Anonymous

Also as heard in the U2 song Tryin’ To Throw Your Arms Around The World:
Nothin’ much to say I guess
You’re just the same as all the rest
Been tryin’ to throw your arms around the world
And a woman needs a man
Like a fish needs a bicycle
When you’re tryin’ to throw your arms around the world
I’m gonna run to you, run to you, run to you :

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