Cows are amongst the gentlest of breathing creatures; none show more passionate tenderness to their young when deprived of them; and, in short, I am not ashamed to profess a deep love for these quiet creatures.
~Thomas de Quincey
All the really good ideas I ever had came to me while I was milking a cow.
As for butter versus margarine, I trust cows more than chemists.
A cow is a very good animal in the field, but we turn her out of a garden.
The cow is of the bovine ilk;
One end is moo, the other, milk.
When a cow laughs, does milk come out her nose?
I guess cows aren't into the four food groups, especially when they are two of them.
All is not butter that comes from the cow.
Opie, you haven't finished your milk. We can't put it back in the cow, you know.
~From The Andy Griffith Show
Condensed milk is wonderful. I don't see how they can get a cow to sit down on those little cans.
The friendly cow, all red and white,
I love with all my heart:
She gives me cream with all her might,
To eat with apple-tart.
~Robert Louis Stevenson
Scientists tell us that the fastest animal on earth, with a top speed of 120 feet per second, is a cow that has been dropped out of a helicopter.
Parties who want milk should not seat themselves on a stool in the middle of the field in hopes that the cow will back up to them.
A mind of the caliber of mine cannot derive its nutriment from cows.
~George Bernard Shaw
The cow is nothing but a machine which makes grass fit for us people to eat.
Never kick a cow chip on a hot day.
Sacred cows make the best hamburgers.
Who was the first guy that look at a cow and said, "I think that I'll drink whatever comes out of those things when I squeeze them?"
Milk the cow, but do not pull off the udder.
If happiness truly consisted in physical ease and freedom from care, then the happiest individual would not be either a man or a woman; it would be, I think, an American cow.
~William Lyon Phelps
Whoever needs milk, bows to the animal.
The human body has no more need for cows' milk than it does for dogs' milk, horses' milk, or giraffes' milk.
Tongue - a variety of meat, rarely served because it clearly crosses the line between a cut of beef and a piece of a dead cow.
I'd rather kiss a mad cow on the muzzle than a smoker on the mouth.
I go about looking at horses and cattle. They eat grass, make love, work when they have to, bear their young. I am sick with envy of them.
There's nothing like sitting back and talking to your cows.
There's something about getting up at 5 a.m., feeding the stock and chickens, and milking a couple of cows before breakfast that gives you a lifelong respect for the price of butter and eggs.
I write in order to attain that feeling of tension relieved and function achieved which a cow enjoys on giving milk.
~Henry Louis Mencken
Custard: A detestable substance produced by a malevolent conspiracy of the hen, the cow, and the cook.
He who lets the goat be laid on his shoulders is soon after forced to carry the cow.
Greatness alone in not enough, or the cow would outrun the hare.
Expecting the world to treat you fairly because you are good is like expecting the bull not to charge because you are a vegetarian.
The mere brute pleasure of reading - the sort of pleasure a cow must have in grazing.