quote by Muhammad Ali

A rooster crows only when it sees the light. Put him in the dark and he'll never crow. I have seen the light and I'm crowing.

— Muhammad Ali

Successful Rooster quotations

Wise man is the rooster of the universe: He awakens the unawake!

There’s a morning when presence comes over your soul.

You sing like a rooster in your earth-colored shape. Your heart hears and, no longer frantic, begins to dance.

While farmers generally allow one rooster for ten hens, ten men are scarcely sufficient to service one woman.

George Bush taking credit for the wall coming down is like the rooster taking credit for the sun rising.

Show me a giant rooster chasing a member of Parliament, and I’ll show you a chicken catch a Tory.

The hens they all cackle, the roosters all beg, But I will not hatch, I will not hatch. For I hear all the talk of pollution and war As the people all shout and the airplane roar, So I'm staying in here where it's safe and it's warm, And I WILL NOT HATCH!

To others, the universe seems decent because decent people have welded eyes.

That is why they fear lewdness. They are never frightened by the crowing of a rooster or when strolling under a starry heaven. In general, people savor the "pleasures of the flesh" only on the condition that they may be insipid.

Watch out strange cat people, little red roosters on the prowl.

If you see my little red rooster, please drive him home.

To get a better piece of chicken, you'd have to be a rooster.

The sun rises every morning and sheds light, vanquishing the night's darkness.

The rooster also rises every morning only, unlike the sun, he simply makes noise. But the darkness of the night is dispelled by sunshine, not by the rooster's crowing. The world can use more light and less noise. Wherever I can, I want to be light.

It may be the rooster that does all the crowing but it's the hen that delivers the goods.

Many of us who aren't farmers or gardeners still have some element of farm nostalgia in our family past, real or imagined: a secret longing for some connection to a life where a rooster crows in the yard.

He had never known such gallantry as the gallantry of Scarlett O'Hara going forth to conquer the world in her mother's velvet curtains and the tail feathers of a rooster.

Charm never made a rooster.

We are made mysteries to ourselves by the Rooster Coop we are locked in.

Roosters: The cry of the male chicken is the most barbaric yawp in all of nature.

If it looks stupid on a rooster, it's probably gonna look stupid on you.

Rooster, maybe well crows, but the eggs still bears the chicken.

Hongry rooster don't cackle w'en he fine a wum.

A four-hundred-dollar suit on him would look like socks on a rooster.

If you were born lucky, even your rooster will lay eggs.

The two girls disappeared into the stern cabin once more.

Will watched them go, then asked Halt, 'Anything you'd like me to do? Grow a beard? Learn to walk like a rooster?' 'If you could stop asking facetious questions, that'd be a start,' Halt told him. 'But it's probably a little late in life for you to do that.

The miracle has passed me by; it has touched but not changed me; I still have the same name and I know I will probably bear it until the end of my days; I am no phoenix; resurrection is not for me; I have tried to fly but I am tumbling like a dazzled, awkward rooster back to earth, back behind the barbed wires.

My publishers will make any kind of a beautiful book I design and send in to them, but ... For poetry they have less use than a rooster would have for skates.

The more excited the rooster gets, the higher his voice goes.

He's got a little bit of a Barney Fife quality to him.

Then, early, early, early in the morning-just as in countless Disney films-I heard a rooster crow. But guess what? They don't do it just once.

Dogs and other animals - goats, donkeys, cows, a grumpy rooster - continue to change my writing life.

So what if those stupid roosters don't want to crow? If we've learned to live without men, we can learn to live without cocks.

[Heihei] a really dumb rooster. You have to just turn the rooster so his head ends up hitting the grain. He's not smart enough to eat.

The sound universe is also spectacular around here.

In the evenings there's a cricket orchestra with frogs providing the bass line. In the dead of night the dogs howl about how misunderstood they are. Before dawn the roosters for miles around announce how freaking cool it is to be roosters.

Trying to sneak a fastball past Hank Aaron is like trying to sneak the sunrise past a rooster.

It was a very interesting challenge [Heihei role] because he's limited to rooster-y, chicken-type noises, and he goes along on the whole adventure. It just becomes, "If that's how you express yourself, go for it.

I formed a band called Atomic Rooster.

The Atomic Rooster was sort of an underground cult band, sort of psychedelic. We did very well.

Marcus Samuelsson is a chef who inspires me everyday.

He has such a deep understanding of flavors and techniques. His food is representative of the diverse world that we live in. What he has done in Harlem with Red Rooster is very special. Marcus is not just a chef, he's a food activist.