Quotes of Chicken

“ You can't set a hen in one morning and have chicken salad for lunch. ”

- George M. Humphrey

“ Noise proves nothing. Often a hen who has merely laid an egg cackles as if she laid an asteroid. ”

- Mark Twain

“ A cock has great influence on his own dunghill. ”

- Publilius Syrus

“ All men would be cowards if they durst. ”

- John Wilmot

“ A coward, a most devout coward; religious in it. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ He was such a dear cock-tailed pup. ”

- Richard Harris Barham

“ I know you are here to kill me. Shoot, coward, you are only going to kill a man. ”

- che guevara

“ The only thing that ever sat its way to success was a hen. ”

- Sarah Brown

“ If one cannot catch the bird of paradise, better take a wet hen. ”

- Nikita Khrushchev

“ Cock up your beaver. ”

- John Bunyan

“ Every animal is sad after coitus except the human female and the rooster. ”

- Galen

“ My lungs began to crow like chanticleer, That fools should be so deep-contemplative; And I did laugh sans intermission An hour by his dial. - As You Like It. Act ii. Sc. 7. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ Trying to sneak a fastball past Hank Aaron is like trying to sneak the sunrise past a rooster. ”

- Joe Adcock

“ A rooster crows only when it sees the light. Put him in the dark and he'll never crow. I have seen the light and I'm crowing. ”

- Muhammad Ali

“ George Bush taking credit for the Berlin Wall coming down is like the rooster taking credit for the sunrise. ”

- Al Gore

“ The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford. ”

- Jennifer Aniston

“ Cowards die many times before their deaths; the valiant never taste death but once. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ We'll have a swashing and a martial outside, as many other mannish cowards have. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ Most Men are Cowards, all Men should be Knaves. The Difference lies, as far as I can see, Not in the thing it self, but the degree. ”

- John Wilmot

“ Chicken Soup: An ancient miracle drug containing equal parts of aureomycin, cocaine, interferon, and TLC. The only ailment chicken soup can't cure is neurotic dependence on one's mother. ”

- Arthur Naiman

“ People who count their chickens before they are hatched, act very wisely, because chickens run about so absurdly that it is impossible to count them accurately. ”

- Oscar Wilde

“ Boys, I may not know much, but I know chicken shit from chicken salad. ”

- Lyndon B. Johnson

“ Son, in politics you've got to learn that overnight chicken shit can turn to chicken salad. ”

- Lyndon B. Johnson

“ An author in a Trappist monastery is like a duck in a chicken coop. And he would give anything in the world to be a chicken instead of a duck. ”

- Thomas Merton

“ My dad's a doctor, and when I was 8, I went to one of his medical conferences where they were demonstrating laser surgery on a chicken. I was so mad that a chicken had to die, I never ate meat again. ”

- Natalie Portman

“ It is not unprofessional to give free legal advice, but advertising that the first visit will be free is a bit like a fox telling chickens he will not bite them until they cross the threshold of the hen house. ”

- Warren E. Burger

“ You, too, women, cast away all the cowards from your embraces; they will give you only cowards for children, and you who are the daughters of the land of beauty must bear children who are noble and brave. ”

- Giuseppe Garibaldi

“ The Fighting Cocks and the Eagle Two game cocks were fiercely fighting for the mastery of the farmyard. One at last put the other to flight. The vanquished Cock skulked away and hid himself in a quiet corner, while the conqueror, flying up to a high wall, flapped his wings and crowed exultingly with all his might… ”

- Aesop

“ Yet shall you have to rectify your palate, An olive, capers, or some better salad Ushering the mutton; with a short-legged hen, If we can get her, full of eggs, and then, Limons, and wine for sauce: to these a coney Is not to be despaired of for our money; And though fowl now be scarce, yet there are clerks, The sky not falling, think we may have larks. ”

- Ben Jonson

“ I came to believe it not true that "the coward dies a thousand deaths, the brave man only one." I think it is the other way around: It is the brave who die a thousand deaths. For it is imagination, and not just conscience, which doth make cowards of us all… ”

- Curt Rosten
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