50+ Best Peacock Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Peacock is a large bird, the male of which has very long tail feathers that it can spread out to show bright colours and patterns shaped like eyes. Profoundly inspirational peacock quotes will brighten up your day and make you feel ready to take on anything.

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Famous Peacock Quotes

People are crying up the rich and variegated plumage of the peacock, and he is himself blushing at the sight of his ugly feet. Saadi

An example I often use to illustrate the reality of vanity, is this: look at the peacock; it’s beautiful if you look at it from the front. But if you look at it from behind, you discover the truth… Whoever gives in to such self-absorbed vanity has huge misery hiding inside them. Pope Francis

I know exactly how strong he is… He is like a peacock, spreading his feathers and squawking loudly to distract you from the fact that his body is but weak. Nalini Singh

He is a monstrous peacock, and He waveth all the night His languid tail above us, lit with myriad spots of light. William Butler Yeats

Play not the Peacock, looking everywhere about you, to see if you be well deck’t. George Washington

Be like a peacock and dance with all of your beauty. Debasish Mridha

I shall always remember how the peacocks’ tails shimmered when the moon rose amongst the tall trees, and on the shady bank the emerging mermaids gleamed fresh and silvery amongst the rocks… Hermann Hesse

The peacock is best known for its beautiful, large and colorful tail. Suzanne Buckingham

Too much tail. All that jewelry weighs it down. Like vanity. Can’t nobody fly with all that [stuff]. Wanna fly, you got to give up the [stuff] that weighs you down.’ Toni Morrison

what if gardens where the peacock strays With delicate feet upon old terraces, Or else all Juno from an urn displays Before the indifferent garden deities; William Butler Yeats

It was strapless, the bodice peacock-blue and edged in gold, full skirted at the front and gathered into an elaborate, foaming bustle of satin and peacock feathers at the back. Rhiannon Hart

The sparrow is sorry for the peacock at the burden of its tail. Amitendranath Tagore

She is a peacock in everything but beauty. Oscar Wilde

The peacock jumped onto the hood of the Buick and once more spread its tail, sending the flashy Buick into oblivion. Toni Morrison

The peacock has become one of my regular sources of inspiration from nature. Matthew Williamson

A sea the purple of the peacock’s neck is paled to greenish azure as Dürer changed the pine green of the Tyrol to peacock blue and guinea gray. Marianne Moore

Where, blue as any peacock’s neck, the Tyrrhene Ocean shines, You’ll go where laurel crowns are won, but–will you e’er forget. Rudyard Kipling

Home. She closes her eyes and thinks of a swaying meadow, dappled sunlight falling through green branches, walking among tall, leafy trees. She thinks of long, tapered feathers with eyes the color of emeralds and sapphires. Hannah Richell

Amazing Peacock Quotes

When the peacock has presented his back, the spectator will usually begin to walk around him to get a front view; but the peacock will continue to turn so that no front view is possible. The thing to do then is to stand still and wait until it pleases him to turn. When it suits him, the peacock will face you. Then you will see in a green-bronze arch around him a galaxy of gazing, haloed suns. Flannery O’Connor

The peacock has a score of eyes, With which he cannot see; The cod-fish has a silent sound. Christina Georgina Rossetti

Everytime the peacock unveiled its feathers to a vivaciously full plumage; spell-bindingly enticing even the most drearily forlorn entity; in its redolently effulgent swirl, Nikhil Parekh

Dance with each peacock that you encountered in your life in such a way; as if there wasn’t going to be another peacock ever to be born as vividly charismatic. Nikhil Parekh

Hast thou given a peacock goodly wings, To please his foolishness? Sit down at the heart of men and things, Companion of the Press! Rudyard Kipling

I do not believe that any peacock envies another peacock his tail, because every peacock is persuaded that his own tail is the finest in the world. The consequence of this is that peacocks are peaceable birds. John Ruskin

Peacocks have the bright feathers. Janette Rallison

It dances today, my heart, like a peacock it dances / it dances. It sports a mosaic of passions / like a peacock’s tail / It soars to the sky with delight, it quests, Oh wildly / it dances today, my heart, like a peacock it dances. Rabindranath Tagore 

I remember I had an aunt that lived in a house that had this beautiful ceramic wall that was entirely a painting of a peacock. Kevin Kwan

Just as people behave to me, so do I behave to them. When I see that a person despises me and treats me with contempt, I can be as proud as any peacock. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Have you ever seen a bird with a large fan of colorful feathers marching aroung the zoo? That beautiful bird is a peacock. Suzanne Buckingham

At pomp and fuss-and-feathers while you jeer, Each member of your order tries to graft A peacock’s tail upon his barren rear, Ambrose Bierce

Peacocks are the male bird of peafowl family. Suzanne Buckingham

Suddenly a peacock screams. My heart shocks and stops; Sweat, cold corpse-sweat Covers my rigid body. Stephen Vincent Benet

Many a peacock hides his peacock tail from all eyes–and calls it his pride. Friedrich Nietzsche

Some are jealous and fond of ornament, as the peacock. Aristotle

A peacock escaped from the Central Park Zoo and wandered around the city. Either that or I just saw a pigeon on his way to a gay pride parade. Jimmy Fallon

That Peacocks ever were allow’d To shew their Beauty to the Croud. Mary Barber

I passed a little further on and heard a peacock say: Who made the grass and made the worms and made my feathers gay. William Butler Yeats

Top Peacock Quotes

Losing from Champion is not that much Mournful As Winning from Champion is, ‘PROUD AS PEACOCK’.  Fahad Rashiq

Whenever I can put a fresh, clean suit on, I’m like a peacock. That’s my most confident moment. RJ Barrett

The Ferrari is exactly the same in the human context as the peacock’s tail is on the peacock. Gad Saad

The peacock generally opens its tail when it is trying to catch the eye of the female. Suzanne Buckingham

The peacock under pelting rain had never seemed so majestic before; with the kingly plumage of its feathers captivating me in complete mind, body and soul,  Nikhil Parekh

At times an eternally frolicking peacock vividly flirting behind the hills; while at times fretting and fuming in the aisles of treacherously betraying morbidity, Nikhil Parekh

Tell me, sir. Have you ever heard A peacock sing? Hold your ear To this mystical stone And you will hear Sacred hymns flowing To the vibrations Of the perfumed wind.  Suzy Kassem

WHAT’S riches to him That has made a great peacock With the pride of his eye? The wind-beaten, stone-grey and desolate three rock would nourish his whim. William Butler Yeats

The pride of the peacock is the glory of god.  William Blake

Fancy feathers make peacocks, but you pluck them and see what’s left. Catherine Cookson

And that’s how the Peacock saved the Chameleon Ally Carter

If I perceived myself as a peacock; then I was indeed a pompous bird; blossoming my armory of vivacious feathers ingratiatingly towards the sky, Nikhil Parekh

Remember that the most beautiful things in the world are the most useless; peacocks and lilies for instance. John Ruskin

All the colours in the rainbow All the colours in the rainbow Half the lustre of his feathers Would turn twenty coxcombs vain. Charles Lamb

I hear the bright peacock in glimmering woodlands Cry to its mate in the dawn; Sarojini Naidu

A peacock that rests on his feathers is just another turkey. Dolly Parton

There are eight different breeds of peacock. I have them all. Bidzina Ivanishvili

The Peacock they assault again, And strip him of his glitt’ring Train. Mary Barber

Sing! peacock on the orchard wall, Or tree-toad by the trickling spring! Sing! every bird on every bough– James Whitcomb Riley

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