99+ Best Duck Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Duck is a bird that lives by water and has webbed feet (feet with skin between the toes), a short neck, and a large beak. Profoundly inspirational duck quotes will make you look at life differently and help you live a meaningful life.

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Famous Duck Quotes

When it was first installed, you could hear the calling of long-tailed ducks in the background. – Wing Goodale

I picked ducks in a tub in my dorm room. I’d hang deer in the doorway between the bedroom and the little living room in our little apartment there, and I’d skin my deer, and all the guts would go in the tub, and I’d sneak them out so my fellow students on both sides wouldn’t see all that, you know. I’d clean fish up there and all. – Phil Robertson

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

I used to get a lot of rubber ducks on my birthdays as presents because, you know, I make rubber ducks. But then I get the ugliest ones with a neck, ugly colors, and devil ears. I don’t like those. – Florentijn Hofman

We’re going to go after the Hells Angels, not Ducks Unlimited. This idea that you can somehow create an atmosphere around people who are already respectful of the law and superimpose this blanket (handgun) ban as a solution — a one size fits all, cookie-cutter approach — is an absolute abysmal failure. It’s publicly misleading and it doesn’t drill down into the real problem. – Peter MacKay

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

Poetry is the most subtle of the literary arts, and students grow more ingenious by the year at avoiding it. If they can nip around Milton, duck under Blake and collapse gratefully into the arms of Jane Austen, a lot of them will. – Terry Eagleton

I took to photography like a duck to water. I never wanted to do anything else. Excitement about the subject is the voltage which pushes me over the mountain of drudgery necessary to produce the final photograph. – Berenice Abbott

Go to where the ducks are. Forget the duck calls. If you go where the ducks are coming, you’re going to shoot more ducks. – Jase Robertson

Mike Myers as Austin Powers makes me laugh – that was genius – and Daffy Duck makes me laugh, but I like odd behavior. I don’t like hip dialogue and one-liners and all that sort of cool, sophomoric comedy. It’s just not for me. – Nicolas Cage

We’re going to change our philosophy on defense. We were a little passive last year. We have some kids who can play man coverage, so we might be able to come after teams a little more. We don’t want to be sitting ducks like we were last year. – Ted Jackson

I think America needs us. ‘Duck Dynasty’ has given some hope to bringing the family back. I want to set that example. – Kay Robertson

We are the rags to riches story, okay, the Robertson’s are. Okay? We had very humble beginnings. Everybody’s trying to figure out what, what’s behind it, and all the Robertsons say, ‘Hey, it’s divine intervention.’ Me personally, okay, God’s gonna take ‘Duck Dynasty’ where he wants it to go, okay, and to the people that he wants it to go to. – Si Robertson

We decided, OK, we’re going to look at the scene every time before we shoot it, … And Vince and I went, and we looked, and literally down to the body language of when he hands her the pen, how she ducks in from the rain, how she turns to walk out the door, whether she turns to the left or turns to the right. I wanted to hold my purse the same way, to show how specific you can get, and how different it will be, according to what the mind of a person is. – Anne Heche

Architectural kitsch is most common in the commercial pop vernacular – typified by the Big Duck of 1931 in Flanders, New York, a Long Island roadside poultry stand resembling a duck, which Venturi and Scott Brown made a cult object through their writings. – Martin Filler

We’re going to do what we do all the time: gather together in peace. We’re going to call for George Bush and the neo-cons not to invade Iran. That would be a mistake even worse than Iraq. Our children are sitting ducks in the Middle East; the people of Iran and Iraq would be sitting ducks. And I’m not even sure that this invasion won’t lead to World War III. So it’s something that we have to stop before it starts. – Cindy Sheehan

Nobody criticizes the ‘Mighty Ducks’ trilogy and gets away with it. Nobody! – Joshua Jackson

I don’t have ugly ducklings turning into swans in my stories. I have ugly ducklings turning into confident ducks. – Maeve Binchy

My wife hates the beard. When we dated, I would grow it out during duck season. She said she could handle anything for three months – but now I have it all the time. – Jase Robertson

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

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

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

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

When it comes to conservative social issues, it saddens me when sometimes my fellow Republicans duck and cover in the face of pressure from the left. Our loudest opponents on the left are never going to like us so let’s quit trying to curry favor with them. – Rick Perry

I fantasize and idealize myself as Bugs Bunny, but I know deep down I’m Daffy Duck. – Patton Oswalt

In an ideal world, the intelligent investor would hold stocks only when they are cheap and sell them when they become overpriced, then duck into the bunker of bonds and cash until stocks again become cheap enough to buy. – Benjamin Graham

Our main deal is pastured livestock. So we have beef cattle, pigs, turkeys, laying chickens, meat chickens, rabbit, lamb and ducks – egg-layer ducks. – Joel Salatin

My history of lending money from banks is that they want to know the ins and outs of the backside of a duck. – Alan Sugar

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

My kids would come in from school and sit on the floor in front of the TV and line up duck call boxes and put the stickers on the duck call and then put them in the boxes. – Kay Robertson

People eat duck and you think, well, we’ve got loads of chickens, leave the ducks alone! – Karl Pilkington

The process included both qualitative research and a formal quantitative telephone survey of Mighty Ducks season ticket holders. While there was support for keeping the current name, the majority of those surveyed, nearly two-thirds, supported some sort of name change. – David Paine

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

Bull markets go to people’s heads. If you’re a duck on a pond, and it’s rising due to a downpour, you start going up in the world. But you think it’s you, not the pond. – Charlie Munger

I make a mean pecan pie, and I have a great recipe for pralines – also using pecans. Pralines take a lot of patience, and patience is a must in the duck blind as well as in the kitchen. Good things come to those who wait. – Phil Robertson

I was a ‘Duck Hunt’ and ‘Mario’ guy, and stuff like that. I was never technologically driven. I never had all the cool, new toys. I was the youngest child, I wasn’t the only child, so I wasn’t spoiled as a kid. And, we were on the farm, so we didn’t have a lot. Also, with computers, I’m not very good with them. I just check my email. – Garrett Hedlund

The electro scene is all over the clubs now: groups like Duck Sauce, Empire of the Sun, even MGMT. But I get inspiration from everywhere. I’ll go to the gym and put on old albums – Guns N’ Roses or old Jay-Z. – Fergie

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

One of the first houses we lived in was like out of a fairy story. We had a stream that ran through our garden, and we played with the ducks – we locked them in my mum’s office, and they pooed everywhere. It was crazy, picking blackberries and mushrooms, rabbits running through your legs. – Emilia Clarke

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

Have you seen a duck gliding smoothly on water? Does it ever look like it is paddling furiously underneath the surface? I don’t have to show that I am working very hard. – Salman Khan

A duck tastes the same whether they’re shot sitting or flying. – Jase Robertson

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

Christianity is why the ‘Duck Dynasty’ family is still together. – Si Robertson

Human beings have a lot of problems identifying themselves with other human beings who don’t resemble them exactly. But there’s something about drawing that means that anyone can identify to a drawing. I mean, people can identify themselves with Donald Duck and Mickey Mouse. – Marjane Satrapi

Being born in a duck yard does not matter, if only you are hatched from a swan’s egg. – Hans Christian Andersen

I spent the ’90s trying to hide out, trying to duck the full celebrity cacophony. – Brad Pitt

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

I am like a cartoon strip; I am like Donald Duck; everybody knows me in Italy. – Roberto Benigni

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

Duck, big brother! Here comes another day! – Charles M. Schulz

Just because one likes to cook up a great meal or decorate their home doesn’t mean they have to do it with granite counter tops and duck a l’orange. – Nadia Giosia

I’m sure it’s why I’m such an odd duck in my feminist generation, because I’ve always been equally fair to men. – Nancy Friday

The great thing about being a print journalist is that you are permitted to duck. Cameramen get killed while the writers are flat on the floor. A war correspondent for the BBC dedicated his memoir to 50 fallen colleagues, and I guarantee you they were all taking pictures. I am only alive because I am such a chicken. – P. J. O’Rourke

Probably nature itself gave man the ability to lie so that in difficult and tense moments he could protect his nest, just as do the vixen and wild duck. – Anton Chekhov

There was an Old Person of Bray, Who sang through the whole of the day To his ducks and his pigs, whom he fed upon figs, That valuable Person of Bray. – Edward Lear

We would’ve had a lot better chance of getting our ducks in a row if we were able to start three months ago, – Mike Foley

We will not duck the tough issues, we will lead. – Paul Ryan

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

With the latest lady we found in Jakarta, still I think the investigation is ongoing, there were lots of chickens and ducks in her neighborhood, but as far as I have been told there was no actual chicken deaths among those recently, – Georg Petersen

‘Vegetarian’ is a slippery word. I don’t eat cheese, I don’t eat duck – the point is I’m vegan. – Grace Slick

At the end of the day, I love eating duck. It’s the best thing you can eat on this earth, especially grilled with jalapenos and cream cheese. – Jase Robertson

For a member to say, ‘I’m a lame duck’ violates political science 101. – Charles Rangel

Throughout my teens, I just wanted to go somewhere I could wear a Donald Duck pin and no one would care. – Paul Feig

I’m crazy about ducks and swans and geese, so I don’t eat foie gras. I try to eat organic. – Anna Chancellor

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

Im the lamest lame duck there could be. – George C. Wallace

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

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

Our minds have a tendency to wander. To duck and feint and keep us at a slight remove from the moment at hand. – Dani Shapiro

Chess is a matter of delicate judgement, knowing when to punch and how to duck. – Bobby Fischer

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

I had my first French meal and I never got over it. It was just marvelous. We had oysters and a lovely dry white wine. And then we had one of those lovely scalloped dishes and the lovely, creamery buttery sauce. Then we had a roast duck and I don’t know what else. – Julia Child

The No. 1 rule in duck hunting is to go where the ducks are. – Jase Robertson

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

I think some people think that being on television makes you a sitting duck, but you have the right to remain private. – Amanda Burton

How can you be dour when you have a tiny duck? – Caitlin Kittredge

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

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

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

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

We’re happy that we got this little stay of execution, so to speak. It’ll give us some time to get all our ducks in a row, to take on whatever they throw at us in the future. – Dave Mason

We’re happy to lend a hand to this important program. Recycling continues to become a more and more important issue with each passing year and we hope that Ducks fans with old sneakers will be able to make the trip to our ballpark with their unwanted sneakers to help out a great cause. – Frank Boulton

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

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

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

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

When I was a kid, politicians wanted to avoid talking about religion if they could. John F. Kennedy couldn’t duck the issue, being Catholic and all. So how did he address it? By reminding Americans that religion shouldn’t be an issue, that he was concentrating on big things like poverty and hunger and leading the space race. – Penn Jillette

What, exactly, is the internet? Basically it is a global network exchanging digitized data in such a way that any computer, anywhere, that is equipped with a device called a ‘modem’, can make a noise like a duck choking on a kazoo – Dave Barry

Profit is the sole criterion used by the establishment to evaluate economic activity. From the rat race to lame ducks. The vocabulary in vogue is a give-away. It’s more reminiscent of a human menagerie than human society. – Jimmy Reid

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

As an actor, what’s interesting is what’s hidden away beneath the surface. You want to be like a duck on a pond – very calm on the surface but paddling away like crazy underneath. – Alexander Skarsgard

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

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

Taking one’s chances is like taking a bath, because sometimes you end up feeling comfortable and warm, and sometimes there is something terrible lurking around that you cannot see until it is too late and you can do nothing else but scream and cling to a plastic duck. – Daniel Handler

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

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

If you’re too busy to duck hunt or catch fish, then you’re too busy. – Jase Robertson

Cuisine has become too complicated – this is about subject, verb, adjective: duck, turnips, sauce. – Alain Ducasse

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