The structure of a play is always the story of how the birds came home to roost.
— Arthur Miller

We have supported state terrorism against the Palestinians and black South Africans, and now we are indignant because the stuff we have done overseas is now brought right back to our own front yards. America's chickens are coming home to roost.
Jeremiah Wright roost quote

I have to think that I think it's always been a horse race between this administration's temporary political acumen and their completely, utterly, totally bankrupt policies. And they're coming home to roost. It was always a question of time. These guys aren't conservative. These guys are radicals.
— Bradley Whitford

Sins, like chickens, come home to roost.
— Charles W. Chesnutt

London is a roost for every bird.
— Benjamin Disraeli