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40 Goat Quotes for All the Animal Lovers out There

Dayna Remus
Jan 20, 2023
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Goats do not exactly stand out among the animal kingdom, but their bleats are still heard through the cacophony of roars, trumpeting, and growling. Read more about these curious creatures via the 40 quotes below.

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When we think of cute animals, goats are not likely the first choice to pop into our heads. Rather, we are focused on dogs, cats, rabbits, and your usual go-to fluffy creatures.

However, while these animals are everyone's go-to idea of adoration, goats are unique creatures in their own right. For example, many may not be aware of their high intelligence or inquisitive nature. They are also social animals to the point that they may suffer depression without their fellow goats to keep them company.

Get closer to these exciting animals by reading the 40 quotes below.

Julia Roberts’ quote: "Love is not love without a violin-playing goat." | Image: AmoDays

Julia Roberts’ quote: "Love is not love without a violin-playing goat." | Image: AmoDays

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Funny and Cute Quotes

"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

"I've made my music so that it could be about anything and everybodywhether it's a guy, a female or a goatand everybody can relate to that." — Sam Smith

"Kids are baby goats. They're cute, and they have redeeming social value. You are definitely not kids." ― Rick Riordan

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"I have a pet goat." — Ryan Holiday

"Love is not love without a violin-playing goat." — Julia Roberts

James Patterson’s quote: "'I love you more than I love goats, and you know how I feel about goats,' Gaby said." | Image: AmoDays

James Patterson’s quote: "'I love you more than I love goats, and you know how I feel about goats,' Gaby said." | Image: AmoDays

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"It's good for a person to be terrorized by a goat. Hard to get high and mighty when there's something chasing you for vegetables." — Natasha Pulley

"New York is my Lourdes, where I go for spiritual refreshment... a place where you're least likely to be bitten by a wild goat." — Brendan Behan

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

"The beard doesn't turn a goat into a human." ― Tamerlan Kuzgov

Lamar Jackson’s quote: "I don't mind sitting behind Tom Brady. That is the GOAT himself." | Image: AmoDays

Lamar Jackson’s quote: "I don't mind sitting behind Tom Brady. That is the GOAT himself." | Image: AmoDays

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"'I love you more than I love goats, and you know how I feel about goats,' Gaby said." — James Patterson

Greatest of All Time (G.O.A.T) Quotes

"Shout out to Sting: that's the G.O.A.T. right there. The G.O.A.T. Greatest of all time." — Juice Wrld

"I'm chasing my contenders. I'm talking about that G.O.A.T status." — Alexander Volkanovski

"As a keeper, you have to understand that your job is black and white: you make a save, or you don't; you can be the heroor the goat." — Karen Bardsley

"You can lose. Michael Jordan lost, but that doesn't mean he wasn't the G.O.A.T." — Jimmy Butler

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Juice Wrld’s quote: "Shout out to Sting: that's the G.O.A.T. right there. The G.O.A.T. Greatest of all time." | Image: AmoDays

Juice Wrld’s quote: "Shout out to Sting: that's the G.O.A.T. right there. The G.O.A.T. Greatest of all time." | Image: AmoDays

"I don't mind sitting behind Tom Brady. That is the GOAT himself." — Lamar Jackson

Experiences with Goats Quotes

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"One moment they were in a Brandenyard street, the next running by wicket-fenced fields where stupidly dignified goats with great, flopping ears and fat, overlong noses stared at them solemnly." ― D.M. Cornish

"I never made it to the school choir because the music teacher didn't like my voice. I was pretty sad. But he was probably right; I did have a voice a bit like a goat, but my dad told me to never give up and to keep going, and it's paid off." ― Shakira

"I had a ton of animals; I had a goat growing up, a bunch of rabbits, a vegetable garden." ― Kelli Williams

"In the silence, I could hear the distinct sound of goats maaing in the barn. Lying there listening to them made me smile, too. I'd always loved goatsevery one of them different from every other one, and all of them goofy and playful." ― Steve Watkins

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Jimmy Butler’s quote: "You can lose. Michael Jordan lost, but that doesn't mean he wasn't the GOAT." | Image: AmoDays

Jimmy Butler’s quote: "You can lose. Michael Jordan lost, but that doesn't mean he wasn't the GOAT." | Image: AmoDays

"I'm chasing my contenders. I'm talking about that G.O.A.T status." — Alexander Volkanovski

"My parents taught me many of the things that people need in life to feel confident: practical things, such as managing finances, mucking out the goat barn, cleaning a house, doing repairs, mending a broken roof or a toilet." — Bryce Dallas Howard

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Goat Quotes Galore

"The blood of a goat will shatter a diamond." — Aristotle

"I did sacrifice a goat. I know that's probably a quibble in the mind of most Americans." — Augustus Sol Invictus

"Nothing is meaningless on earth. God has even made the grass a food for some animals. He has created the cows, goats, etc. In such physical shapes [heads downward, near the soil] so that they can survive by eating grass easily!" ― Md. Ziaul Haque

D.M. Cornish’s quote: "One moment they were in a Brandenyard street, the next running by wicket-fenced fields where stupidly dignified goats with great, flopping ears and fat, overlong noses stared at them solemnly." | Image: AmoDays

D.M. Cornish’s quote: "One moment they were in a Brandenyard street, the next running by wicket-fenced fields where stupidly dignified goats with great, flopping ears and fat, overlong noses stared at them solemnly." | Image: AmoDays

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"I have always wanted to open up a brewery slash goat farm. Brew some beer, make some goat cheese, but that's kinda dreamy." ― Adam Lamberg

"When I was eight years old, I wrote a paragraph-long short story about a goat on my mother's hundred-pound, black-and-white-screen laptop. The story came about largely because I liked the way the word 'goat' looked on the page, but I decided then and there that I wanted to be a writer. That desire never changed." ― Tea Obreht

"Goat's milk is the closest thing out there to human breast milk. Plus, it is more easily digested than cows' or soy milk. Giving goat's milk to children is popular in Europe and other parts of the world." ― Kristin Cavallari

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"Gods for the goats." ― Dido Stargaze

"Tears burned the corners of her eyes, and Anya hurried out of the kitchen before she lost her composure altogether. She let herself cry about Papa only in front of the goats because they didn't try to comfort her or tell her it was okay or offer her false hope about his safe return." ― Sofiya Pasternack

Bryce Dallas Howard’s quote: "My parents taught me many of the things that people need in life to feel confident: practical things, such as managing finances, mucking out the goat barn, cleaning a house, doing repairs, mending a broken roof or a toilet." | Image: AmoDays

Bryce Dallas Howard’s quote: "My parents taught me many of the things that people need in life to feel confident: practical things, such as managing finances, mucking out the goat barn, cleaning a house, doing repairs, mending a broken roof or a toilet." | Image: AmoDays

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"Look carefully at the goat sitting on the edge of the cliff: Everything that shows you the peace of being fearless is a great teacher for you! That goat is a teacher for you; respect him!" ― Mehmet Murat İldan

"The goat's business is none of the sheep's concern." — Edna Ferber

"[She] ain't got the sense God gave a goat." ― Pam Hillman

"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

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"I will lose the habit of stars in the heavens as frozen water loses the habit of snowflakes. I will take my frozen body and give it to the young goats that they might graze it." ― Nichita Stănescu

Aristotle’s quote: "The blood of a goat will shatter a diamond." | Image: AmoDays

Aristotle’s quote: "The blood of a goat will shatter a diamond." | Image: AmoDays

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"The lust of the goat is the bounty of God." — William Blake

"In a dead white field, an untethered goat gave them a sardonic greeting." ― Anthony Burgess

"An old goat is never the more reverend for his beard." ― Thomas Fuller

"When Geoffrey was away, the goat often took himself off. He had soon got the goats at Granny's cottage doing his bidding, and Nanny Ogg said once that she had seen what she called 'that devil goat' sitting in the middle of a circle of feral goats up in the hills. She named him 'The Mince of Darkness' because of his small and twinkling hooves and added, 'Not that I don't like him, stinky as he is. I've always been one for the horns, as you might say. Goats is clever. Sheep ain't. No offense, my dear.'" ― Terry Pratchett

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"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

William Blake’s quote: "The lust of the goat is the bounty of God." | Image: AmoDays

William Blake’s quote: "The lust of the goat is the bounty of God." | Image: AmoDays

Goats are just one of the many beautiful creatures that we get to share this planet with. From the ocean to the sky to the land, we are surrounded by the cutest and most fascinating animals, something we tend to forget.

One adorable yet mischievous animal that many of us have a soft spot for is foxes. Find out more about these little canines by reading these 38 fox quotes.

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