Lyda here. Some fun with pig licking today. Specifically, the
Random Weirdness of Pig Quotes
I found most of these quotes on Brainy Quote.
Auntie Em: “Now you go feed those hogs before they worry themselves into anemia!”
2.) And another:
Zeke (Cowardly Lion) to the pigs: “Get in there, before I make a dime bag out of you.”
Bonus “Wizard of Oz” fiber quote:
Cowardly Lion: Look at the circles under my eyes. I haven’t slept in weeks.
Tin Woodsman: Why don’t you try counting sheep?
Cowardly Lion: That doesn’t do any good. I’m afraid of them.
Bonus “Wizard of Oz” Twelveness quote:
Dorothy to Tin Man: Where do you want to be oiled first?
3.) Robert Heinlein piggie quote:
“Never try to teach a pig to sing. You waste your time and you annoy the pig.” Lazarus Long, Time Enough for Love
4.) And another:
“A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, conn a ship, design a building, write a sonnet, balance accounts, build a wall, set a bone, comfort the dying, take orders, give orders, cooperate, act alone, solve equations, analyze a new problem, pitch manure, program a computer, cook a tasty meal, fight efficiently, die gallantly. Specialization is for insects.” Time Enough for Love
Bonus Heinlein fiber quote:
“We lived like that “Happy Family” you sometimes see in traveling zoos: a lion caged with a lamb. It is a startling exhibit but the lamb has to be replaced frequently.” Have Spacesuit, Will Travel
Possibly my favorite book of all time.
Bonus Heinlein “The Writer as a Twelve-year-old” quote:
“Writing is not necessarily something to be ashamed of — but do it in private and wash your hands afterwards.”
Tommy the Sith Apprentice Cat here. I can’t believe she didn’t mention my favorite Heinlein quotes:
“How we behave toward cats here below determines our status in heaven.” The Cat Who Walked Through Walls
“Anyone who considers protocol unimportant has never dealt with a cat.” The Cat Who Walked Through Walls
5.) George Bernard Shaw piggie quote:
“I learned long ago, never to wrestle with a pig. You get dirty, and besides, the pig likes it.”
6.) Winston Churchill piggie quote:
“I am fond of pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals.”
7.) Alfred Hitchcock piggie quote:
“I understand the inventor of the bagpipes was inspired when he saw a man carrying an indignant, asthmatic pig under his arm. Unfortunately, the man-made sound never equalled the purity of the sound achieved by the pig.”
8.) Martina Navratilova piggie quote:
“The difference between involvement and commitment is like ham and eggs. The chicken is involved; the pig is committed.”
9.) Former President Bill Clinton piggie quote:
“You can put wings on a pig, but you don’t make it an eagle.”
10.) Davy Crockett piggie quote:
“Fame is like a shaved pig with a greased tail, and it is only after it has slipped through the hands of some thousands, that some fellow, by mere chance, holds on to it.”
Bonus Davy Crockett quote for us Texans:
“You may all go to Hell, and I will go to Texas.”
11.) Abbie Hoffman piggie quote:
“To steal from a brother or sister is evil. To not steal from the institutions that are the pillars of the Pig Empire is equally immoral.”
Please note: Pollyanna is not advocating stealing from any institution, porcine or not.
Bonus Abbie Hoffman theater quote:
“Free speech means the right to shout ‘theatre’ in a crowded fire.”
Bonus Abbie Hoffman quote to remember on election day:
“You measure a democracy by the freedom it gives its dissidents, not the freedom it gives its assimilated conformists.”
12.) Quentin Crisp piggie quote:
“It’s no good running a pig farm badly for 30 years while saying, ‘Really, I was meant to be a ballet dancer.’ By then, pigs will be your style.”