Pig Sayings and Quotes

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


Pigs are smart little creatures. They just need love.     

Shelley Duvall

Today's pig is tomorrows bacon!     

Hunter S Thompson

I will never deny that life isn't fair. It seems as though when a woman leaves a man she is strong and independent, but when a man leaves a woman he is a pig and a jerk.     

Criss Jami

A pig resembles a saint in that he is more honored after death than during his lifetime.     

Irma S Rombauer

You can put wings on a pig, but you don't make it an eagle.     

William J. Clinton

You can't fatten the pig on market day.     

John Howard

Never try to teach a pig to sing. You waste your time and you annoy the pig.     

Robert A. Heinlein

Well-being and happiness never appeared to me as an absolute aim. I am even inclined to compare such moral aims to the ambitions of a pig.     

Albert Einstein

Never try to teach a pig to sing; it wastes your time and it annoys the pig.     

Robert Heinlein

Man thrives where angels would die of ecstasy and where pigs would die of disgust.     

Kenneth Rexroth

Pigs prefer to wallow in clean mud, but if nothing else is available, they will frequently wallow in their own urine, giving rise to the notion that they are dirty animals.     

Marvin Harris