Quotes of Duck

“ There are three things I was born with in this world, and there are three things I will have until the day I die-hope, determination, and song. ”

- Miriam Makeba

“ When I see a bird that walks like a duck and swims like a duck and quacks like a duck, I call that bird a duck. ”

- James Whitcomb Riley

“ 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

“ If it looks like a duck, and quacks like a duck, we have at least to consider the possibility that we have a small aquatic bird of the family anatidae on our hands. ”

- Douglas Adams

“ I look like a duck. It's the way my mouth curls up, or my nose tilts up. I should have played Howard the Duck. ”

- Michelle Pfeiffer

“ Never back away from a challenge if it's something you want really want to do. Duck it, and it will haunt you the rest of your life. ”

- Harvey Mackay’s dad

“ Sweet bird, that shun the noise of folly, most musical, most melancholy! ”

- John Milton

“ Some parents say it is toy guns that make boys warlike. But give a boy a rubber duck and he will seize its neck like the butt of a pistol and shout Bang! ”

- George Will

“ I once had a large gay following, but I ducked into an alleyway and lost him. ”

- Emo Philips

“ The nearest the modern general or admiral comes to a small-arms encounter of any sort is at a duck hunt in the company of corporation executives at the retreat of Continental Motors, Inc. ”

- C. Wright Mills

“ He divides up this subject the way a Chinese cook divides up a duck. ”

- John McCarthy

“ Some of my favorite childhood memories are sitting in a duck blind with my father. ”

- Blanche Lincoln

“ Perhaps the comparison is closer to the Chinese cook who leaves hardly any part of a duck unserved. ”

- Graham Greene

“ God loved the birds and invented trees. Man loved the birds and invented cages. ”

- Jacques Deval

“ That's my gift. I let that negativity roll off me like water off a duck's back. If it's not positive, I didn't hear it. If you can overcome that, fights are easy. ”

- George Foreman

“ Everything is made out of Magic, leaves and trees, flowers and birds, badgers and foxes and squirrels and people. So it must be all around us. In this garden-in all the places. ”

- Frances Hodgson Burnett

“ We think cag'd birds sing, when indeed they cry. ”

- John Webster

“ The eagle suffers little birds to sing. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ Lightning is something which, again, we would rather avoid. ”

- Richard Branson

“ Who finds the partridge in the puttock's nest But may imagine how the bird was dead, Although the kite soar with unbloodied beak? ”

- William Shakespeare

“ The past will not tell us what we ought to do, but… what we ought to avoid. ”

- Jose Ortega y Gasset

“ He who shuns the millstone, shuns the meal. ”

- Erasmus

“ Did St. Francis preach to the birds? Whatever for? If he really liked birds he would have done better to preach to the cats. ”

- Rebecca West

“ That strain in Asia has caused high mortality in those birds; the birds that tested positive in Quebec and Manitoba are all healthy. ”

- Jim Clark

“ Always behave like a duck - keep calm and unruffled on the surface but paddle like the devil underneath. ”

- Jacob Braude

“ DUCK-BILL, n. Your account at your restaurant during the canvas-back season. ”

- Ambrose Bierce

“ When in doubt, duck. ”

- Malcolm Forbes

“ Ducking for apples - change one letter and it's the story of my life. ”

- Dorothy Parker

“ There you stand like a duck in a thunderstorm again - aren't you ever going to understand? ”

- W.A. Mozart

“ Why a duck? ”

- Chico Marx
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