No loss there of life human, but benches and chairs Had legs broken; such wounds, too, the long table bears, Stripped of cloths and of covers, fell on the plates dying, Wet with wine, as a knight on bloody bucklers lying, Among numerous chickens and turkeys stripped nude, From whose breasts, transfixed lately, forks stiffly protrude.
Physically there is nothing to distinguish human society from the farmyard except that children are more troublesome and costly than chickens and calves, and that men and women are not so completely enslaved as farm stock.George Bernard Shaw
I have noticed that when chickens quit quarreling over their food they often find that there is enough for all of them I wonder if it might not be the same with the human racedon marquis
If I hadn't started painting, I would have raised chickens.grandma moses
If there is a heaven it's no doubt already filledwith horses, chickens, lambs, and other poor creatures. People will simply not get in.Louis Dudek
The chickens are coming home to roost, and you happen to have just moved into the chicken house.Douglas MacArthur
Our semantic chickens have come home to roost? We have cometo accept all sorts of semantic inversions, just as George Orwell told us we would.
Curses are like young chickens, theyalways come home to roost.Robert Southey
So much depends upon a red wheel barrow glazed with rain water beside the white chickens.william carlos williams
Do not count your chickens before they are hatched.aesop
Educational television should be absolutely forbidden. It can only lead to unreasonable expectations and eventual disappointment when your child discovers that the letters of the alphabet do not leap up out of books and dance around the room with royal-blue chickens.fran lebowitz
“The chicken that we eat is chock-full of feminine hormones. So, when men eat these chickens, they deviate from themselves as men.”evo morales
Six million people died in concentration camps, but six billion broiler chickens will die this year in slaughterhouses.ingrid newkirk
My dad always told us never to live where we could see the smoke from another man's chimney. He told us we should never live so close to another's house that the chickens would mingle in the woods.jesse stuart
Don't count your chickens before they're hatched.
To swallow gudgeons ere they're catch'd, And count their chickens ere they're hatch'd.
The plan of "counting the chickens before they are hatched" is an error of ancient date, but it does not seem to improve by age.p. t. barnum
To swallow gudgeons ere they 're catch'd, And count their chickens ere they're hatch'd.
[Aristotle] was the most eminent of all the pupils of Plato.... He seceded from Plato while he was still alive; so that they tell a story that [Plato] said, " Aristotle has kicked us off, just as chickens do their mother after they have been hatched."Plato
The less a writer discusses his work and himself the better. The master chef slaughters no chickens in the dining room; the doctor writes prescriptions in Latin; the magician hides his hinges, mirrors, and trapdoors with the utmost care.jack vance
[Aristotle] was the most eminent of all the pupils of Plato.... He seceded from Plato while he was still alive; so that they tell a story that [Plato] said, " Aristotle has kicked us off, just as chickens do their mother after they have been hatched."
In a basic agricultural society, it's easy enough to swap five chickens for a new dress or to pay a schoolteacher with a goat and three sacks of rice . Barter works less well in a more advanced economy. The logistical challenges of using chickens to buy books on Amazon.com would be formidable.
There’s one other thing that I think every frog or person needs to be creative: and that is friends. For me, I think the very best part of creativity is collaborating with friends and colleagues. Admittedly, mine happen to be bears, pigs, rats, chickens, and penguins, but you go with whatever works for you.Kermit the Frog