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Ducks Quotes By Rhodri Morgan

Does a one-legged duck swim in circles? — Rhodri Morgan

Ducks Quotes By Bill Bailey

I'm a vegetarian, I'm not strict. I eat fish. And duck, but they're nearly fish aren't they. — Bill Bailey

Ducks Quotes By Cassandra Clare

Bloodthirsty little beasts. Never trust a duck.- William Herondale — Cassandra Clare

Ducks Quotes By Bear Bryant

If you are going to be a successful duck hunter, you must go where the ducks are. — Bear Bryant

Ducks Quotes By Victoria Aveyard

He's hunting newbloods not to protect his throne but to hurt you. To find you. To make you come back to him." His fist clenches on his thigh. "Maven wants you more than anything else on this earth."
Would that Maven were here now, so I could rip out his horrible, haunting eyes. "Well, he can't have me." I realize the consequences of this, and so does Cal.
"Not even if it stops the killing? Not for the newbloods?"
Tears bite my eyes. "I won't go back. For anyone."
I expect his judgment, but instead he smiles and ducks his head. Ashamed of his own reaction, as I am of mine. — Victoria Aveyard

Ducks Quotes By Lauren Myracle

They're not chicks. They're ducks. — Lauren Myracle

Ducks Quotes By Rami M. Shapiro

To act choicelessly is to act in accord with the situation. If someone throws a rock, you duck. — Rami M. Shapiro

Ducks Quotes By Bjork

The English eat all sorts of birds - pigeons, ducks, sparrows - but if you tell them you eat puffin, you might as well come from Mars. — Bjork

Ducks Quotes By Jim Rohn

Don't waste your time trying to turn ducks into eagles. Hire people who already have the motivation and drive to be eagles and then just let them soar. — Jim Rohn

Ducks Quotes By F Scott Fitzgerald

A lot of young girls together is a romantic secret thing like the first sight of wild ducks at dawn. — F Scott Fitzgerald

Ducks Quotes By Kristan Higgins

Well, don't make duck. I'm morally opposed to duck. Do you know what they do to ducks at a duck farm? The cruelty! It's barbaric. But I do love veal. Can you make veal? Or is that too hard for you? — Kristan Higgins

Ducks Quotes By Walter E. Williams

The framers gave us the Second Amendment not so we could go deer or duck hunting but to give us a modicum of protection against congressional tyranny. — Walter E. Williams

Ducks Quotes By Megan Fox

My dad used to hunt ducks, and my mom would put them in the pot. We lived really modestly. We had very little money. — Megan Fox

Ducks Quotes By Michael Pollan

A charge often levied against organic agriculture is that it is more philosophy than science. There's some truth to this indictment, if that it what it is, though why organic farmers should feel defensive about it is itself a mystery, a relic, perhaps, of our fetishism of science as the only credible tool with which to approach nature ... The peasant rice farmer who introduces ducks and fish to his paddy may not understand all the symbiotic relationships he's put in play
that the ducks and fishes are feeding nitrogen to the rice and at the same time eating the pests. But the high yields of food from this ingenious polyculture are his to harvest even so. — Michael Pollan

Ducks Quotes By Brian Martin

We use Dr.Ducks Ax Wax religiously on all Danelectros before they ever leave the factory ... — Brian Martin

Ducks Quotes By Laura Kasischke

I began to understand that dancing well had everything to do with believing you could. Like those dreams of flying- dipping gracefully through the air in your weightless body- if in your sleep, you stopped to think about it for more than half a second, you'd crash like a sack of dead ducks onto the roof of a church. — Laura Kasischke

Ducks Quotes By Anne Hathaway

Mia: I can't do this, I'm a girl. Gym Teacher Harbula: What am I? A duck? — Anne Hathaway

Ducks Quotes By Gary Neville

It could end up like the Dog & Duck against the Red Lion. — Gary Neville

Ducks Quotes By Deacon Jones

Somebody told me when Abe Lincoln was a young man, studying by firelight, he said, "I will work hard. I will prepare myself. And my time will come." And you know, that's exactly what I said about myself and football - What do you think? Were Abe and I both just lucky ducks? — Deacon Jones

Ducks Quotes By Cassandra Clare

Then I lost him for a brief period of time, and by the time I caught up with him, he had wandered into Hyde Park, waded into the Serpetine, spread his arms wide, and was shouting, 'Ducks, embrace me as your king! — Cassandra Clare

Ducks Quotes By Bill Mollison

You don't have a snail problem, you have a duck deficiency. — Bill Mollison

Ducks Quotes By Douglas Coupland

If I think too much about all of those Chinese factories where all the stuff in a Wal-Mart is made, I get that woozy feeling you get when you see ducks covered in crude oil. — Douglas Coupland

Ducks Quotes By Roddy Piper

I'm so quick, I could spit in the wind, duck, and let it hit the old lady behind me. — Roddy Piper

Ducks Quotes By Bill Cosby

The secret of success is to be like a duck, Smooth and unruffled on top, But paddling furiously underneath. — Bill Cosby

Ducks Quotes By Carl Barks

I've always looked upon the Ducks as caricature human beings. Perhaps I've been years writing in that middle world that J.R.R. Tolkien describes, and never knew it. — Carl Barks

Ducks Quotes By Abraham Lincoln

Confused and Stunned, like a duck hit on the head. — Abraham Lincoln

Ducks Quotes By Gail Carson Levine

Queer Ducks flock together. — Gail Carson Levine

Ducks Quotes By Bill Maher

Disneyland's a mess. And it's not just the measles. Donald Duck has bird flu. Pocahontas has small pox. The Little Mermaid has crabs. And the Monorail? Mono. — Bill Maher

Ducks Quotes By Sara Blakely

The thing about fashion - it's like ducks going quack, quack quack. It's being dictated from above, and it just makes me want to rebel against it. — Sara Blakely

Ducks Quotes By Various

Two guys walk into a bar. The third one ducks. — Various

Ducks Quotes By Terry Pratchett

it seemed to Igor that trouble hit Mr. Lipwig like a big wave hitting a flotilla of ducks. Afterward, there was no wave but there was still a lot of duck. "It — Terry Pratchett

Ducks Quotes By The Miz

You all sound like a bunch of ducks! What? What? What? What? Shut up while I'm talking! — The Miz

Ducks Quotes By Ajahn Chah

If you want a chicken to be a duck, and a duck to be a chicken, you will suffer. — Ajahn Chah

Ducks Quotes By Guy Kawasaki

You have to sit by the side of a river a very long time before a roast duck will fly into your mouth. — Guy Kawasaki

Ducks Quotes By Geoffrey Crayon

In his devouring mind's eye he pictured to himself every roasting-pig running about with a pudding in his belly and an apple in his mouth; the pigeons were snugly put to bed in a comfortable pie and tucked in with a coverlet of crust; the geese were swimming in their own gravy; and the ducks pairing cosily in dishes, like snug married couples, with a decent competency of onion sauce. — Geoffrey Crayon

Ducks Quotes By Edward Abbey

Why the critics, like a flock of ducks, always move in perfect unison: Their authority with the public depends upon an appearance of unanimous agreement. One dissenting voice would shatter the whole fragile structure. — Edward Abbey

Ducks Quotes By Sarah Polley

We're still at a point where women [directors] aren't allowed to be mad visionaries. We have to prove beyond a shadow of a doubt that we're responsible, that we can handle it, that we've got all our ducks in a row ... most women who direct always come in on budget, always come in on schedule, and if they were wild and irresponsible it would not be put down to brilliance, but to a general flakiness. — Sarah Polley

Ducks Quotes By Phil Robertson

To me, there is no such thing as a trash duck. There are ducks that are a lot better to eat than other ducks. But a duck is just that. — Phil Robertson

Ducks Quotes By Richard Hammond

And I like pygmy goats, because they're just lovely, and ducks. — Richard Hammond

Ducks Quotes By Mason Cooley

Proverbial wisdom counsels against risk and change. But sitting ducks fare worst of all. — Mason Cooley

Ducks Quotes By Phil Robertson

If your woman picks your ducks, and she cooks and carries her Bible ... now there's the complete package of womanhood. — Phil Robertson

Ducks Quotes By Nigella Lawson

Tension translates to your guests. They'll have a much better time having chili and baked potatoes than they would if you did roast duck with a wild cherry sauce and then had to lie down and cry for a while. — Nigella Lawson

Ducks Quotes By Henry Samueli

For me, it's just a pleasure to be out in the community wearing my Ducks logo on shirts and hats and so forth in representing the team. — Henry Samueli

Ducks Quotes By Mark Helprin

Evidently, rigging cables is therapy for the Swiss: or part of their theology. What was it that he used to say? A balanced arc between mountain rows / as servant to his master shows / the power of besieged belief / in something something something, something something something-something to do with ducks, or rainbows. — Mark Helprin

Ducks Quotes By Erica Durance

I might do my own independent film, that my husband wrote for me, if all the ducks are in a row. — Erica Durance

Ducks Quotes By George R R Martin

his snores sounded like ducks mating. — George R R Martin

Ducks Quotes By Theodore Roosevelt

I poked my head through the bushes, and saw that the little bunch I was after had joined a great flock of teal, which was on a sand bar in the middle of the stream. They were all huddled together, some standing on the bar, and others in the water right by it, and I aimed for the thickest part of the flock. At the report they sprang into the air, and I leaped to my feet to give them the second barrel, when, from under the bank right beneath me, two shoveller or spoon-bill ducks rose, with great quacking, and, as they were right in line, I took them instead, knocking both over. When I had fished out the two shovellers, I waded over to the sand bar and picked up eleven teal, making thirteen ducks with the two barrels. — Theodore Roosevelt

Ducks Quotes By Phil Robertson

We're trying to infuse a little good into the American culture. Love God, love your neighbor, hunt ducks. Raise your kids, make them behave, love them. I don't see the down side to that. — Phil Robertson

Ducks Quotes By Michael Leunig

I had a few ducks as a kid. — Michael Leunig

Ducks Quotes By Elton John

I still want to play music but I don't want to look like Donald Duck while I'm doing it. — Elton John

Ducks Quotes By Colleen Hoover

Fucking beautiful," I whisper.
She smiles and then ducks her head. "I feel stupid."
"I barely know you, so I'm not about to argue with you over your level of intelligence, because you could very well be as dumb as a rock. But at least you're pretty. — Colleen Hoover

Ducks Quotes By Willa Cather

You remember how homesick I used to get, and what long talks we used to have coming from school? We've someway always felt alike about things."
"Yes, that's it; we've liked the same things and we've liked them together, without anybody else knowing. And we've had good times, hunting for Christmas trees and going for ducks and making our plum wine together every year. We've never either of us had any other close friend. And now
Willa Cather

Ducks Quotes By Kate Winslet

To produce foie gras, ducks and geese are force-fed enormous amounts of grain and fat, which causes their livers to swell to many times the normal size. — Kate Winslet

Ducks Quotes By Hamilton Wright Mabie

I will fly away to them, to the royal birds, and they will beat me, because I, that am so ugly, dare to come near them. But it is all the same. Better to be killed by them than to be pursued by ducks, and beaten by fowls, and pushed about by the girl who takes care of the poultry yard, and to suffer hunger in winter!" And it flew out into the water, and swam towards the beautiful swans; these looked at it, and came sailing down upon it with outspread wings. "Kill me!" said the poor creature, and bent its head down upon the water, expecting nothing but death. But what was this that it saw in the clear water? It beheld its own image; and, lo! it was no longer a clumsy dark-gray bird, ugly and hateful to look at, but a - swan! — Hamilton Wright Mabie

Ducks Quotes By Derrick Jensen

I waited for him to come out. He didn't. I considered going in after him, but knew the fact that I had readied myself to kill him did not mean that he had readied himself to die. — Derrick Jensen

Ducks Quotes By Elliot Easton

I love Dr.Ducks Ax Wax ... Glossily Yours ... — Elliot Easton

Ducks Quotes By Gene Hill

If there is a place in heaven for Labrador Retrievers (and I trust there is or I won't go) it'll have to have a brook right smack in the middle - a brook with little thin shoals for wading and splashing; a brook with deep, still pools where they can throw themselves headlong from the bank; a brook with lots of small sticks floating that can be retrieved back to shore where they belong; a brook with muskrats and muskrat holes; a brook with green herons and wood ducks; a brook that is never twice the same with surprises that run and swim and fly; a brook that is cold enough to make the man with the dog run like the devil away from his shaking; a brook with a fine spot to get muddy and a sunny spot or two to get dry. — Gene Hill

Ducks Quotes By Mehmet Murat Ildan

Ducks are sweet, crows are intelligent; but I prefer dolphins because they are both sweet and intelligent. — Mehmet Murat Ildan

Ducks Quotes By St John Morris

Next door to the Bensons is Emmet Frag, a retired pacemaker who is credited with inventing the notion of happiness. He's currently working on a method for categorising ducks based on their singing voice. He's also the owner of the world's largest collection of tenor geese. — St John Morris

Ducks Quotes By Ron Ripley

She doesn't like ducks," Shane said, nodding. "I've seen a couple of dead ducks before my dad fishes them out. He says they died naturally, but I know she killed them. I don't know why, though. — Ron Ripley

Ducks Quotes By Erich Maria Remarque

I soon found out this much:
terror can be endured so long as a man simply ducks;
but it kills, if a man thinks about it. — Erich Maria Remarque

Ducks Quotes By Marty Rubin

What life compares with a duck's life? At home on land, in the air and on water. — Marty Rubin

Ducks Quotes By Mitch Hedberg

I find that a duck's opinion of me is influenced by whether or not I have bread. A duck loves bread, but he does not have the capability to buy a loaf. That's the biggest joke on the duck ever. If I worked at a convenience store, and a duck came in and stole a loaf of bread, I would let him go. I'd say, "Come back tomorrow, bring your friends!" When I think of a duck's friends, I think of other ducks. But he could have, say, a beaver in tow. — Mitch Hedberg

Ducks Quotes By Michael Leunig

If you know anything about ducks, you know a baby duck will imprint itself on you. It misses its mother. — Michael Leunig

Ducks Quotes By Ray Bradbury

I wonder how many men, hiding their youngness, rise as I do, Saturday mornings, filled with the hope that Bugs Bunny, Yosemite Sam and Daffy Duck will be there waiting as our one true always and forever salvation? — Ray Bradbury

Ducks Quotes By David Duchovny

You humans drink our milk and eat the eggs of the chickens and the ducks. Isn't that enough for you? Isn't it enough that we give you our children and what's meant for our children? And if not, when is it enough? All you humans do is take, take, take from the earth and its beautiful creatures, and what do you give back? Nothing. I know humans consider it a grave insult to be called an animal. Well, I would never give a human the fine distinction of being called an animal, because an animal may kill to live but an animal never lives to kill. Humans have to earn the right to be called animals again. — David Duchovny

Ducks Quotes By R. Eugene Pearson

What animals make the best doctors? A. Ducks, they're natural quacks. — R. Eugene Pearson

Ducks Quotes By Jodi Picoult

A duck walks into a bar and the bartender asks, what'll it be? The duck doesn't answer because it's a duck. — Jodi Picoult

Ducks Quotes By Diem Brown

No matter how organized your ducks are, life can turn on 2 seconds. So, you can't keep on waiting. Because, if you keep on waiting, it's gone. — Diem Brown

Ducks Quotes By Colleen Patrick-Goudreau

My hope is that we can navigate through this world and our lives with the grace and integrity of those who need our protection. May we have the sense of humor and liveliness of the goats; may we have the maternal instincts and protective nature of the hens and the sassiness of the roosters. May we have the gentleness and strength of the cattle, and the wisdom, humility, and serenity of the donkeys. May we appreciate the need for community as do the sheep and choose our companion as carefully as do the rabbits. May we have the faithfulness and commitment to family as the geese, and adaptability and affability of the ducks. May we have the intelligence, loyalty, and affection of the pigs and the inquisitiveness, sensitivity, and playfulness of the turkeys.
My hope is that we learn from the animals what it is we need to become better people. — Colleen Patrick-Goudreau

Ducks Quotes By Florentijn Hofman

I really hate rubber ducks, actually. — Florentijn Hofman

Ducks Quotes By Ambrose Bierce

Duck-bill, n. Your account at your restaurant during the canvas-back season. — Ambrose Bierce

Ducks Quotes By John Maddox Roberts

Some were encased in gold leaf hammered to an incredible thinness. We were supposed to eat these, gold and all. Some were still in their shells, and when cracked open these proved to contain the sort of party favors esteemed by wealthy hosts: perfumes, pearls, gems, golden chains, and so forth. While the ladies made delighted sounds I tried to figure out how they had gotten those items inside the shells, but to no avail. I could see no hole or seam in the complete shells. Maybe, I thought, they just fed the things to the chickens and ducks and this was the result. — John Maddox Roberts

Ducks Quotes By Richard Shepard

Same thing for the bad guy. People were really after this guy Radovan Karadicz. But I came up with a combination of several people, who then became The Fox. That's who Simon Hunt and Duck are after. I did that so I could have freedom with what The Fox said and did, so that I didn't have to be stuck. Certain things I wanted to stay to the truth. Certain things I changed, and certain things are the facts. — Richard Shepard

Ducks Quotes By Rose McGowan

I moved from Italy to Oregon in the '80s - sort of like moving to the middle of a "Duck Dynasty" episode, which was massive culture shock to say the least. — Rose McGowan

Ducks Quotes By Phil Robertson

I enjoy almost all of the game we kill. I only like to eat game that I have cleaned. I guess duck and dressing are still one of my favorites. We prefer fat green-winged teal or wood ducks for our dressing. — Phil Robertson

Ducks Quotes By Terry Pratchett

A push-and-go wooden duck on wheels can cause quite a lot of damage if wielded with enough force. — Terry Pratchett

Ducks Quotes By Coolio

Pixie and Dixie just did a drive by on Donald Duck, but they shot and missed and now Bugs Bunny is getting kind of pissed. — Coolio

Ducks Quotes By Hans Christian Andersen

It doesn't matter if you're born in a duck yard, so long as you are hatched from a swan's egg! — Hans Christian Andersen

Ducks Quotes By J.G. Ballard

At the logic of fashion, such once-popular perversions as pedophilia and sodomy will become derided cliches, as amusing as pottery ducks on suburban walls. — J.G. Ballard

Ducks Quotes By Stan Goff

Democrat flaks jump on this like ducks on a June-bug, and in the process themselves reproduce the sick militarism of this culture that automatically valorizes anyone who wears a uniform. How dare you insult a soldier! Like its some sacred calling instead of an imperial employment program steeped in the culture of machismo and misogyny.(And you can gasp as theatrically as you want I spent more than two decades wearing a uniform that is exactly what it is.) — Stan Goff

Ducks Quotes By Richard Lerner

Whether hunting is right or wrong, a spiritual experience, or an outlet for the killer instinct, one thing it is not is a sport. Sport is when individuals or teams compete against each other under equal circumstances to determine who is better at a given game or endeavor. Hunting will be a sport when deer, elk, bears, and ducks are ... given 12-gauge shotguns. Bet we'd see a lot fewer drunk yahoos (live ones, anyway) in the woods if that happened. — Richard Lerner

Ducks Quotes By Dick Dale

I enjoyed it (Dr.Ducks Ax Wax) .. in fact I'm all out ... — Dick Dale

Ducks Quotes By Mary Roach

The paper does not provide the exact number of penises eaten by ducks, but the author says there have been enough over the years to prompt the coining of a popular saying: 'I better get home or the ducks will have something to eat. — Mary Roach

Ducks Quotes By Jimmy Fallon

This weekend the Conservative Political Action Conference, CPAC, featured several speakers including Sarah Palin and Phil Robertson from 'Duck Dynasty.' It was a good weekend for conservatives - and a great weekend for wild animals. — Jimmy Fallon

Ducks Quotes By W. Somerset Maugham

I don't understand anything. Life is so strange. I feel like some one who's lived all his life by a duck-pond and suddenly is shown the sea. It makes me a little breathless, and yet it fills me with elation. I don't want to die, I want to live. I'm beginning to feel a new courage. I feel like one of those old sailors who set sail for undiscovered seas and I think my soul hankers for the unknown. — W. Somerset Maugham

Ducks Quotes By Robert McCloskey

I get a lot of letters. Not only from children but from adults, too. Almost every week, every month, clippings come in from some part of the world where ducks are crossing the street. — Robert McCloskey

Ducks Quotes By Alex Ferguson

Some people, when they have a holiday, just want to go to salt coats, twenty-five miles along the coast from Glasgow. Some people don't even want to that. They are happy to stay at home or watch the birds and the ducks float by in the park. And some want to go to the moon. It's all about people's AMBITIONS. — Alex Ferguson

Ducks Quotes By Phil Robertson

Fear God. Love your neighbor. And shoot ducks. — Phil Robertson

Ducks Quotes By Vin Scully

We survive our way through basketball hoping the # Lakers will survive and we hope for the # Kings and for the # Ducks and we want them all to succeed but if you are a true fan and especially if you are a # Dodgers fan deep down inside you are saying please get out of the way, get off the stage, here come the DODGERS! — Vin Scully

Ducks Quotes By Louisa May Alcott

To the great delight of two ducks, four cats, five hens and half a dozen Irish children; for they were out of the city for now. — Louisa May Alcott

Ducks Quotes By Isabella Beeton

The white Aylesbury duck is, and deservedly, a universal favourite. Its snowy plumage and comfortable comportment make it a credit to the poultry-yard, while its broad and deep breast, and its ample back, convey the assurance that your satisfaction will not cease at its death. — Isabella Beeton

Ducks Quotes By Amanda Palmer

And I've already spent too much time Doing things I didn't want to So if I want to drink alone dressed like a pirate Or look like a dyke Or wear high heels and lipstick Or hide in a convent Or try to be mayor Or marry a writer Smoke crack and slash tires Make jokes you don't like Or paint ducks and retire You can bet your black ass that I'm going to. - from An Evening With Neil Gaiman & Amanda Palmer, 2013 — Amanda Palmer

Ducks Quotes By Harbhajan Singh Yogi

The greatest blunder I have seen that almost everyone makes is to just speak their mind. It doesn't make any sense. They sound like the squawking ducks in a pond. The mind is not meant to be spoken. The mind is mostly waves of thoughts and sensations from many sources. The mind is meant to know the truth. Know your own mind and use it to speak the truth. — Harbhajan Singh Yogi

Ducks Quotes By Maeve Binchy

Women who start out as ugly ducklings don't become beautiful swans. What they mainly become is confident ducks. They take charge of their lives. — Maeve Binchy

Ducks Quotes By Carl Sandburg

Poetry is a sky dark with a wild-duck migration. — Carl Sandburg

Ducks Quotes By Augusta Savage

From the time I can first recall the rain falling on the red clay in Florida. I wanted to make things. When my brothers and sisters were making mud pies, I would be making ducks and chickens with the mud. — Augusta Savage

Ducks Quotes By John C. Maxwell

Cats do what cats do, ducks do what ducks do, and eagles do what eagles, do. If you take a duck and ask it to do an eagles' job, shame on you. As a leader, your job is to help your ducks to become better ducks and your eagles better eagles - to put individuals in the right places and help them reach their potential. — John C. Maxwell

Ducks Quotes By Neil Gaiman

That was the April my father learned not to trust ducks. — Neil Gaiman

Ducks Quotes By Dolly Parton

I would sit up on top of the woodpile playing and singing at the top of my lungs. Sometimes I would take a tobacco stake and stick it in the cracks between the boards on the front porch. A tin can on top of the tobacco stake turned it into a microphone, and the porch became my stage. I used to perform for anybody or anything I could get to watch. The younger kids left in my care would become the unwilling audience for my latest show. A two-year-old's attention span is not very long. So there I would be in the middle of my act, thinking I was really something, and my audience would start crawling away. I was so desperate to perform that on more than one occasion I sang for the chickens and the pigs and ducks. They didn't applaud much, but with the aid of a little corn, they could be counted on to hang around for a while. — Dolly Parton