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Duck Quotes

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What exactly is the function of a rubber duck?
- the movie Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)

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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

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

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

 

Clear? Huh. Why a four-year-old child
could understand this report.
Run out and find me a four-year-old child,
I can't make head or tail of it.
- the Groucho Marx movie Duck Soup

Painting is sometimes like those recipes where you
do all manner of elaborate things to a duck,
and then end up putting it on one side and only using the skin.
- Lucian Freud

The perils of duck hunting are great -
especially for the duck.
- Walter Cronkite

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To listen is an effort, and just to hear is no merit.
A duck hears also.
- Igor Stravinsky

Popularity should be no scale for the election of politicians.
If it would depend on popularity, Donald Duck and The
Muppets would take seats in senate.
- Orson Welles

When I start a movie, the first day,
I feel like a duck.
- Penelope Cruz

I got a good mind to join a club
and beat you over the head with it.
- the Groucho Marx movie Duck Soup

What is sauce for the goose may be sauce for the gander
but is not necessarily sauce for the chicken,
the duck, the turkey or the guinea hen.
- Alice B. Toklas

Man who waits for roast duck to fly into mouth must wait very,
very long time.
- Jules Renard

It was important for me to duck out of the fast and
furious life I'd been living as a pop star.
I was in a different mood.
- Cat Stevens

Don't quack like a duck, soar like an eagle.
- Ken Blanchard

I took the process of doing as much myself as I could like a duck to water.
I set up my own label and publishing,
etc, and it was a fun learning curve two decades ago.
- David Knopfler

He was so benevolent, so merciful a man that,
in his mistaken passion, he would have held an umbrella
over a duck in a shower of rain.
- Douglas William Jerrold

I am a still friend with Dave Crosby,
he's a weird duck but I like him a lot.
- Peter Tork

Rock 'n' roll is ridiculous. It's absurd.
In the past, U2 was trying to duck that.
Now we're wrapping our arms around it and giving it a great big kiss.
- Bono

Be like a duck.
Calm on the surface, but always paddling like the dickens underneath.
- Michael Caine

I'm the lamest lame duck there could be.
- George C. Wallace

Most Texans think Hanukkah is some sort of duck call.
- Richard Lewis

If you keep your feathers well oiled the water of criticism
will run off as from a duck's back.
- Ellen Henrietta Swallow Richards

A fellow with the inventiveness of Albert Einstein
but with the attention span of Daffy Duck.
- Tom Shales

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

I want to keep audiences off balance,
so they don't know who I am or how to take me.
If I duck and weave, as Frank Bruno might say,
I'll have a longer shelf life.
- Robert Carlyle

So I went to the Chinese restaurant and this duck came up to me with a red.
- Tim Vine

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

Singing songs like 'The Man I Love' or 'Porgy' is no
more work than sitting down and eating Chinese roast duck,
and I love roast duck.
- Billie Holiday

Being born in a duck yard does not matter,
if only you are hatched from a swan's egg.
- Hans Christian Anderson

When Donald Duck traded his wings for arms,
was he trading up or trading down?
- Doug Coupland

In the first State of the Union of his second term,
President Bush made clear to Americans tonight that
he is not going to play the role of a lame duck President.
- Jim Sensenbrenner

You learn real early to make a film and then duck,
and basically that's how I go about it.
- Alan Rudolph

The first time it felt really dangerous,
like the sort of thing you had to lock the doors and
close the curtains on because if anybody saw you,
God would strike you down with a thunderbolt.
But I took to it like a duck to water.
- Jamie Muir

When I was nine years old I use to copy ( not trace
) the covers of the Donald Duck comics.
Many years later I became a close friend of Jack Hannah,
the director of the Donald Duck film shorts.
- William Jackson

You know, he would go and look at different funny books
because he wanted his character to be different and make different faces.
I saw a funny book in his room and it looked like the
same character he was playing.
It was about a duck.
- Bubba Smith

I'm a very driven, ambitious, positive person.
But I'm a spiritual person as well.
I believe in creative visualization.
So for me to go to America - which I find such a positive place -
well,
I took to it like a duck to water.
- Victoria Beckham

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

A duck's nest was found today near the trail on the
dry open prairie with as far as could be seen no water or marsh near.
The bird flew off but could not tell what species.
The eggs nine originally.
- George Mercer Dawson

You cannot soar with eagles when you are running with ducks.
- Anonymous

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.
- Doug Coupland

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

Dealing with network executives is like being nibbled to death by ducks.
- Eric Sevareid

If it's well written and well directed and you've got
good actors to work with,
acting is easy.
But making sure all the ducks are in a row is the hard part.
It's very rare.
- John Lithgow

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

Sometimes I'll go by and there are a couple of swans,
the next day it's a few ducks.
I'd like to stop there every day for a year and capture how it changes,
then put it all together to create an incredible image
of a traditional English scene.
- Graeme Le Saux

I lived with them in my studio in New York.
And of course if I were doing that book today or even ten years,
fifteen years later, I would have gone to where the
wild ducks were and where I could study them -
I would have gone to the country somewhere.
- Robert McCloskey

There are no Rabbits in the north-west.
This statement, far from final, is practically true to-day,
but I saw plenty of Lynxes, and one cannot write of
ducks without mentioning water.
- Ernest Thompson Seton

I once had a large gay following, but I ducked into
an alleyway and lost him.
- Emo Philips

And the Blue Angels are coming back to scare the local population.
I remember seeing old Vietnamese women ducking under
the benches in Washington Square;
they thought they were back in the war.
- Lawrence Ferlinghetti

May flowers always line your path and sunshine light your day.
May songbirds serenade you every step along the way.
May a rainbow run beside you in a sky that's always blue.
And may happiness fill your heart each day your whole life through.
- Irish Blessing

May your life always be Counterpoint to the Clamor of the World.
May you delight in Dancing Lightly With Life.
May you soar on eagle wings, high above the madness of the world.
May you always sing Melody in the Symphony of Your Life.
May you taste, smell, and touch your dreams of a beautiful tomorrow.
May your sun always shine, and your sky be forever blue.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our "Rainbows and Butterflies" are the small miracles of our life -
the little things that are so easy to overlook,
yet so awe inspiring when we take a moment
to notice and to pay attention.
Give thanks for the rainbows, for the butterflies,
for all God's creatures - large and small,
for the bright blue sky and the soft fog and the gentle rain,
for the tree veiled in the season's first frost,
for the baby's laugh,
for the touch of a hand and the whispered "I love you."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Give thanks for the rainbows, for the butterflies,
for all God's creatures - large and small,
for the bright blue sky and the soft fog and the gentle rain,
for the tree veiled in the season's first frost,
for the baby's laugh, for the touch of a hand
and the whispered "I love you."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Within my mind, the sun always shines,
and the sky is always blue.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

May your sun always shine, and your sky be forever blue.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

May a rainbow run beside you in a sky that's always blue.
And may happiness fill your heart each day your whole life through.
- Irish Blessing

If the sight of the blue skies fills you with joy,
if a blade of grass springing up in the fields has power to move you,
if the simple things in nature have a message you understand,
Rejoice, for your soul is alive.
- Eleanora Duse

I ride my blue polka-dot horse through the byways of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The politicians were talking themselves red,
white and blue in the face.
- Clare Boothe Luce

Roses are red, violets are blue, I'm schizophrenic,
and so am I. - Oscar Levant

The second draft is on yellow paper,
that's when I work on characterizations.
The third is pink, I work on story motivations.
Then blue, that's where I cut, cut, cut.
- Jacqueline Susann

We live in a state with a wonderful climate and plenty of natural beauty,
from the shores of Cumberland Island to the Chattahoochee
River to the Blue Ridge Mountains.
- Roy Barnes

I live for those who love me, for those who know me true,
for the heaven so blue above me, and the good that I can do.
- George Linnaeus Banks

I just finished a film with Michael Radford called
Dancing at the Blue Iguana.
- Daryl Hannah

Our blood will turn from red to blue,
although our money is but new.
- Walter Annenberg

I have been black and blue in some spot,
somewhere, almost all my life from too intimate contacts with my own furniture.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

I'm sad and blue, about nobody but you.
I told you that I loved you right from the start,
you told me the same and now you try to break my little heart.
- Leon Redbone

The blue of my eyes is extinguished in this night,
the red gold of my heart.
- Georg Trakl

I've been lucky-my looks haven't put me into one category.
I don't look like a blue blood.
I don't look like a criminal.
I don't look like anything.
- Tim Robbins

Sun-bleached bones were most wonderful against the blue -
that blue that will always be there as it is now after
all man's destruction is finished.
- Georgia O'Keeffe


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