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Ducks Quotes

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

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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

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

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

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 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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

I can promote until I am blue in the face,
but ultimately nobody knows what makes a hit.
- Christian Slater

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 was appointed Poet Laureate.
It came totally out of the blue because most Poet Laureates
had been considerably older than I. It was not something
that I even had begun to dream about!
- Rita Dove

I looked along the San Juan Islands and the coast of California,
but I couldn't find the palette of green,
granite, and dark blue that you can only find in Maine.
- Parker Stevenson

Artists can color the sky red because they know it's blue.
Those of us who aren't artists must color things the
way they really are or people might think we're stupid.
- Jules Feiffer

I have wondered sometimes if there are not perhaps
some disadvantages in having really blue blood in one's veins,
like grandmamma and me.
- Elinor Glyn

Goddam money.
It always ends up making you blue as hell.
- J. D. Salinger

Even though shows like NYPD Blue are soaps in my opinion,
but they're individualized to an extent that you can
still follow what's going on if you miss a week.
- William Devane

My big sister Melissa, is such a stud and my little sister Suzanna,
has always had a perfect body and big blue eyes.
We were a force.
- Jennifer Garner

We don't often look into these unpleasant details of our great struggle.
We all prefer to think that every man who wore the
blue or gray was a Philip Sidney at heart.
- Rebecca H. Davis


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