Duck Sayings and Quotes

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


A duck tastes the same whether they're shot sitting or flying.     

Jase Robertson

Be like a duck. Calm on the surface, but always paddling like the dickens underneath.     

Michael Caine

If it looks like a duck, quacks like a duck, it's a duck!     

Robin Cook

Be like a duck, paddling and working very hard inside the water, but what everyone sees is a smiling and calm face.     

Manoj Arora

Like a duck on the pond. On the surface everything looks calm, but beneath the water those little feet are churning a mile a minute.     

Gene Hackman

If it looks like a duck and sounds like a duck, it could be a really ugly swan.     

Timmothy Radman

If it looks like a duck, and quacks like a duck, we have at least to consider the possibility that we have a small aquatic bird of the family anatidae on our hands.     

Douglas Adams

Always behave like a duck, keep calm and unruffled on the surface but paddle like the devil underneath.     

Jacob Braude

Duck love is recognizable in any language.     

Edmond Manning

You can't aim a duck to death.     

Beverly Sills