Goose Sayings and Quotes

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

It’s not that geese can fly. It’s that they choose to. Craig D. Lounsbrough
The goose that lays the golden eggs likes to lay where there are eggs already. Charles Spurgeon
Even if your goose habitually lays golden eggs, it will still be cooked. Neil Gaiman
What is sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander. Marcus Terentius Varro
What's good for the goose is good for the gander. John Ray
A fox should not be on the jury at a goose's trial. Thomas Fuller
If you feel the urge, don't be afraid to go on a wild goose chase. What do you think wild geese are for anyway? Will Rogers
The snow goose need not bathe to make itself white. Neither need you do anything but be yourself. Lao Tzu
There are no golden geese. There are only fat geese eating the food that could nourish more athletic opportunities for women. Donna Lopiano
You beat the liver out of a goose to get a pâté; you pound the muscles of a man's cardia to get a philosopher. Djuna Barnes
Then the geese replaced themselves with six pigs and vanished. Diana Wynne Jones
The goose lays the golden egg. Payrolls make consumers. George M. Humphrey
Don't kill the golden goose. Malcolm McLaren
Geese are white, crows are black. No argument will change this. Laozi
Feather by feather the goose is plucked. John Ray
To want to meet an author because you like his books is as ridiculous as wanting to meet the goose because you like pate de foie gras. Arthur Koestler
True effectiveness is a function of two things: what is produced (the golden eggs) and the producing asset (the goose). Stephen R. Covey
The art of plucking the goose without making it cry out has been developed to a high state of perfection at the hands of the war makers. Frederic C. Howe