Penguin Sayings and Quotes

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


It's practically impossible to look at a penguin and feel angry.     

Joe Moore

I suggest we depict penguins as callous and unfeeling creatures who insist on bringing up their children in what is little more than a large chest freezer.     

Jasper Fforde

Penguins are an indicator of the health of our watery planet, and if they are unable to survive, we had better take notice or we might find our own survival threatened.     

Roger Tory Peterson

Once a penguin finds its perfect other penguin, they stay together pretty much forever.     

Anna Staniszewski

I've never been in love, but if a penguin can find a soul mate, I'm sure I can, too.     

Rebekah Crane

The penguins that spent most of their time fighting were the ones with no chicks...It's like they're supposed to be taking care of their chicks. But because they don't have any, they have nothing to do with all their energy. So they just pick fights.     

Maria Semple

A penguin cannot be a giraffe, so just be the best penguin you can be.     

Gary Vaynerchuk

And they will march just as they have done for centuries, ever since the emperor penguin decided to stay, to live and love in the harshest place on Earth.      

Luc Jacquet

Felix believed the answer to every problem involved penguins.     

Rick Riordan

Mr. Popper had read that penguins are extremely curious, and he soon found that this was true, for stepping out, the visitor began to inspect the house. Down the hall it went and into the bedrooms, with its strange, pompous little strut.     

Richard and Florence Atwater

He looks about as happy as a penguin in a microwave.      

Sid Waddell

There's a tendency to think tap's had its day, but 'Happy Feet' kept us in the race. That penguin is our Shirley Temple.     

Savion Glover

You can draw a penguin on a toilet reading The New York Times and it's adorable, but try doing it with an adult male character, and it's disgusting.     

Bill Watterson

One can't be angry when one looks at a penguin.     

John Ruskin