Raven Sayings and Quotes

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


"Take thy beak from out my heart, and take thy form from off my door!" / Quoth the Raven “Nevermore.”     

Edgar Allan Poe

The raven spread out its glossy wings and departed like hope.     

Cecilia Dart-Thornton

Needless to say, urgings by ravens are ignored at one's peril.     

James D. Doss

To fight the raven you may make alliance with the serpent until the battle is done.     

Robert Jordan

Honestly, all crows are not ravens     

Munia Khan

The cry of a young raven is nothing but the natural cry of a creature, but your cry, if it be sincere, is the result of a work of grace in your heart.     

Charles Spurgeon

And the crow once called the raven black.     

George R.R. Martin

A fairly good crow or a raven can lay pretty nearly as good an egg.     

Henrik Ibsen