Crow Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old crow quotes, crow sayings, and crow proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

And the crow once called the raven black. George R.R. Martin
If you have to eat crow, eat it while it's young and tender. Thomas Jefferson
The crow bewailes the sheepe, and then eates it. George Herbert
Crows will fight over a dead man's flesh and kill each other for his eyes. George R.R. Martin
The crow commands, the captive must obey. George R.R. Martin
A Crow is known wherever he is met by his beautiful white dress, and his tall and elegant figure; the greater part of the men being six feet high. George Catlin
The wing of the Falcon brings to the king, the wing if the crow brings him to the cemetery. Muhammad Iqbal
We heap up around us things that we do not need as the crow makes piles of glittering pebbles. Laura Ingalls Wilder
If the crow had been satisfied to eat his prey in silence, he would have had more meat and less quarreling and envy. Horace
There is a bird who by his coat, And by the hoarseness of his note, Might be supposed a crow. William Cowper
Crows are incredibly smart. They can be taught five things on the drop. Robbie Coltraine
Crows squawked raucously in the trees. It sounded like they were tearing something apart, something they didn't even want, just for the fun of destroying it. Janet Fitch
The crow wished everything was black, the Owl, that everything was white. William Blake
When a crow says an intelligent thing, chickens may laugh at it. This is the laughing of the sand castles at the powerful waves! Mehmet Murat ildan
The crow does not hide its prey, but calls for others to share it; So wealth will be with those of a like disposition. Thiruvalluvar
As the crow flies a popular and picturesque expression to denote a straight line. William Henry Maule
It is better to listen to a crow that lives in trees than to a learned man who lives only in ideas. Kate Horsley
If men had wings and bore black feathers, Few of them would be clever enough to be crows. Henry Ward Beecher
The eagle never lost so much time as when he submitted to learn from the crow. William Blake
In many traditions, crows are messengers and close attention is paid to their actions. Robert Moss
The world is a nest of crows; some caw in praise, some caw in derision. But men should be above the reach of praise and blame. Sathya Sai Baba
I will make thee think thy swan a crow. William Shakespeare
If you wish to upset the law that all crows are black, you mustn't seek to show that no crows are, it is enough if you prove one single crow to be white. William James
Maybe all crows were just creepy. Kami Garcia
How much can a crown be worth, when a crow can dine upon a king? George R. R. Martin
Don't seem to he on the lookout for crows, else you'll set other people watching. George Eliot
In order to disprove the assertion that all crows are black, one white crow is sufficient. William James
Crows pick out the eyes of the dead, when the dead have no longer need of them, but flatterers mar the soul of the living, and her eyes they blind. Epictetus
The black crow thinketh her own birds white. Gavin Douglas
Nothing is unreal as long as you can imagine like a crow. Munia Khan
A crow, who had flown away with a cheese from a dairy window, sate perched on a tree looking down at a great big frog in a pool underneath him. William Makepeace Thackeray
The crows maintain that a single crow could destroy the heavens. There is no doubt of that, but it proves nothing against the heavens, for heaven simply means: the impossibility of crows. Franz Kafka
Crows are not always available to give warning. Carlos Castaneda
To shoot at crows is powder flung away. John Gay
Angels and crows passed each other, one leaving, the other coming. Jerry Spinelli
It is better to fall among crows than flatterers, for those devour only the dead. These the living. Antisthenes