Here are some proverbs and quotes about chickens, cocks and chicks.


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An egg today is better than a chicken tomorrow.

Dogs don't like bananas, but can't bear to think chickens eat them.

Domesticated chickens and cattle may well be an evolutionary success story, but they are also among the most miserable creatures that ever lived. The domestication of animals was founded on a series of brutal practices that only became crueller with the passing of the centuries.
Yuval Noah Harari
Source: A Brief History of Humankind

Don't count your chickens before they're hatched.
Don't expect everything to be successful. Don’t make your plans based on things that may not happen at all.

If chickens were judges, cockroaches would be sentenced.

Like a chicken without a head.

Maize cannot get justice in a chicken's court.

Of the entire terrestrial vertebrate biomass on earth, wild animals constitute only about three percent, humans one-quarter, and livestock almost three-quarters!
Frans de Waal

Priests, friars, nuns, and chickens never have enough.

The chicken is only an egg's way for making another egg.
Richard Dawkins

The chicken that digs for food will not sleep hungry.

The domesticated chicken is probably the most widespread bird in the annals of planet Earth. If you measure success in terms of numbers, chickens, cows and pigs are the most successful animals ever.
Yuval Noah Harari

The hen tells the cock to crow.

The most stupid chicken always challenges the wildcat.

We may think that walking on two legs is a big deal, yet in the larger scheme of nature it really isn't. Chickens do it, too.
Frans de Waal

When arguing with a chicken a grain of corn is always wrong.

You can't blame the axe for the noise made by the chicken you are about to slaughter.

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