Chicken Quotes

By | October 11, 2009
  • A blind chicken will often find an ear of corn.~ Austrian Proverb
  • A chicken is hatched even from such a well sealed thing as an egg.~ Chinese Proverb
  • A chicken that hatches a crocodile’s eggs is looking for trouble.~ Malagasy Proverb
  • A chicken with beautiful plumage does not sit in a corner.~ African Proverb
  • A chicken you eat only once — eggs a hundred times.~ Tajikistani Proverb
  • A good dog does not bite a chicken and a good man does not hit his wife.~ Chinese Proverb
  • A good fox does not eat his neighbor’s chickens.~ French Proverb
  • An old chicken makes tasty soup.~ Monacan Proverb
  • A sleeping fox counts chicken in his dreams.~ Russian Proverb
  • A strong chicken starts to crow the moment that it comes out of the shell.~ Syrian Proverb
  • Better an egg this year than a chicken next year.~ Ethiopian Proverb
  • Big chickens don’t peck at small seeds.~ Chinese Proverb
  • Business is never so healthy as when, like a chicken, it must do a certain amount of scratching around for what it gets.~ Henry Ford
  • Chickens can’t speak well of their own soup.~ Martiniquais Proverb
  • Curses are like chickens; they come home to roost.~ Greek Proverb
  • Don’t count your chickens before they hatch.~ English Proverb
  • Do not eat your chicken and throw its feathers in the front yard.~ Liberian Proverb
  • Even though chickens don’t wash, their eggs are still white. ~ Sierra Leonean Proverb
  • He who spends a night with a chicken will cackle in the morning.~ Tunisian Proverb
  • If a man becomes powerful even his chicken and his dog go to heaven.~ Chinese Proverb
  • If chickens were judges, cockroaches would be sentenced.~ Jamaican Proverb
  • If you are going to have a roast, a chicken is better than a phoenix.~ Chinese Proverb
  • If you are married to a chicken obey the chicken. If you are married to a dog obey the dog.~ Chinese Proverb
  • If you forgive the fox for stealing your chickens, he will take your sheep.~ Georgian Proverb
  • In the village that you don’t know, the chickens have teeth.~ Ivorian Proverb
  • It is easier to get a chicken back in the egg than to undo a slander.~ Chinese Proverb
  • Kill a chicken before a monkey.~ Chinese Proverb
  • Kill the chicken to frighten the monkey.~ Chinese Proverb
  • Love, like a chicken salad or restaurant hash, must be taken with blind faith or it loses its flavor.~ Helen Rowland
  • My chicken is good, but my neighbor’s looks better.~ Romanian Proverb
  • No chicken will fall into the fire a second time.~ African Proverb
  • On a rainy day many offer to water the chickens.~ Armenian Proverb
  • Tasty is the chicken that is fed by someone else.~ French Proverb
  • The advice of foxes is dangerous for chickens.~ Spanish Proverb
  • The chicken-thief does not listen to the chicken’s prayer.~ Zanzibar Proverb
  • The chicken also knows when it’s morning, but still watches the mouth of the cock.~ Ghanaian Proverb
  • The chicken sings what the cock teaches him.~ French Proverb
  • The chicken that crows the loudest does not always give the biggest eggs.~ French Proverb
  • The difference between involvement and commitment is like ham and eggs. The chicken is involved; the pig is committed.~ Martina Navratilova
  • The egg teaches the chicken how to breed.~ Bantu Proverb
  • The fox that waits until the chicken falls from the perch dies from hunger.~ Greek Proverb
  • The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg, not by smashing it open.~ Arnold H. Glasgow
  • The most stupid chicken always challenges the wildcat.~ Bantu Proverb
  • The neighbor’s chicken is a duck.~ Bulgarian Proverb
  • The preacher must be like a chicken who always has an egg in reserve.~ German Proverb
  • The raven sees its chickens as falcons.~ Turkish Proverb
  • The thief has a chicken’s heart — he sleeps in fear.~ Russian Proverb
  • The weasel comes to say “Happy New Year!” to the chickens.~ Chinese Proverb
  • Un-laid eggs are uncertain chickens. ~ Dutch Proverb
  • We can see a thousand miracles around us every day. What is more supernatural than an egg yolk turning into a chicken? ~ Rutherford Platt
  • When you treat someone like a wild cat, he will steal your chickens.~ Malagasy Proverb
  • Where there is a cock the chicken will not crow.~ Corsican Proverb
  • Who is born a chicken loves scratching.~ French Proverb
  • You cannot cook one half of the chicken and leave the other lay eggs.~ Sanskrit Proverb
  • You don’t have to kill the chicken to get eggs.~ French Proverb
  • You eat an egg, but you don’t understand how painful it was for the chicken.~ Netherlands Antillean Proverb
  • You need a plan for everything, whether it’s building a cathedral or a chicken coop. Without a plan, you’ll postpone living until you’re dead.~ John Goddard

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