Goat Sayings and Quotes

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

Sometimes there has to be a goat on some level, and I'm totally fine with that being me.     

Abby Wambach

A goat does not eat into a hen's stomach no matter how friendly the two may be.     

Chinua Achebe

We know the goats are imported because they don't speak English.     

Scott Adams

The blood of a goat will shatter a diamond.     


The goat's business is none of the sheep's concern.     

Edna Ferber

When a goat likes a book, the whole book is gone, and the meaning has to go find an author again.     

William Stafford

He who lets the goat be laid on his shoulders is soon after forced to carry the cow.     


An old goat is never the more reverend for his beard.     

Thomas Fuller

When two goats met on a bridge which was too narrow to allow either to pass or return, the goat which lay down that the other might walk over it was a finer gentleman than Lord Chesterfield.     

Lord David Cecil

To you liberals, of course, goats are just sheep from broken homes.     

Malcolm Bradbury

Goats are the cable talk show panelists of the animal world, ready at a moment's notice to interject, interrupt, and opine. They have something to say about everything, little of it complimentary. They are the most impertinent animals I have ever known.     

Jon Katz

The lust of the goat is the bounty of God.     

William Blake

Whatever gets your goat gets your attention. Whatever gets your attention gets your time. Whatever gets your time gets you. Whatever gets you becomes your master. Take care, lest a little thing horn in and get your goat     

William Arthur Ward

Don't approach a goat from the front, a horse from the back, or a fool from any side.