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.     


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.     


As the crow flies a popular and picturesque expression to denote a straight line.     

William Henry Maule