Quotes, Chickens and Famous People

December 10, 2010

Happy Friday everyone!  As Winter and the holidays approach, the days get busier and seem shorter.  I thought that I would share some famous quotes about chickens.  I hope these bring a smile to your day.  If you have any other favorites to share, please feel free to leave a comment.  Enjoy!

Regard it just as desireable to build a chicken house as it is to build a cathedral.
Frank Lloyd Wright

The difference between involvement and commitment is like an egg and ham breakfast:  the chicken was involved, the pig was committed.

Business is never so healthy as when, like a chicken, it must do a certain amount of scratching for what it gets.
–Henry Ford

An overcrowed chicken farm produces fewer eggs.
Chinese Proverb

Don’t count your chickens before they hatch.

Is this chicken what I have or fish?  I know it’s tuna but it says chicken of the sea.
–Jessica Simpson

A hen is only an egg’s way of making another egg.
Samuel Butler

The more excited a rooster gets, the higher his voice goes, he’s got a little bit of a Barney Fife quality to him.
Jeff Foxworthy

The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg, not by smashing it.

I’ll change you from a rooster to a hen with one shot!
Dolly Parton’s character in 9 to 5 movie

Ain’t nobody here but us chickens.
Song lyrics, Louis Jordan

Boys, I may not know much, but I know chicken poop from chicken salad.
Lyndon B. Johnson

A chicken in every pot
1928 Republican Party campaign slogan
Don’t have a pot to put it in
–1928 Democratic Party response slogan


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2 thoughts on “Quotes, Chickens and Famous People”

  1. Love the Frank Loyd Wright quote, I've never heard (or read) it before. And I had a pleasant flashback to my cinematic youth when I read the Dolly Parton one LOL Borrowing the unknown author one about patience too. Thanks for this, love it. 🙂


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