Milk Proverbs

Sayings about Milk

God gives us milk but no jug. ~ German Proverbs

What can you do with a good cow that gives a lot of milk and then kicks the bucket over? ~ Yiddish Proverb

Communism is a cow of many; well milked and badly fed. ~ Spanish Proverbs

If you are offered a bull, do not ask how much milk he will give. ~ Arabian Proverb

No matter how much milk a cow has, you cannot milk butter from it. ~ African Proverb

Two farmers each claimed to own a certain cow. While one pulled on its head and the other pulled on its tail, the cow was milked by the lawyer. ~ Hebrew Proverb

Snakes turn milk into poison. ~ Sanskrit Proverb

In a rickety stable the cow produces no milk. ~ Russian Proverbs

No matter how hard you try, a bull will never give milk. ~ Ukrainian Proverbs

You don’t milk a cow with your hands in your pockets. ~ Russian Proverb

Why buy the cow when you can get the milk for free? ~ American Proverbs

A noisy cow gives little milk. ~ Polish Proverb

There’s no use asking the cow to pour you a glass of milk. ~ American Proverb

Give a servant a proper meal and the cow will give more milk and the cat will drink less. ~ Swedish Proverbs

You can’t take the milk back from the coffee. ~ Jamaican Proverb

Before you milk a cow tie it up. ~ South African Proverb

Have patience, the grass will be milk soon enough. ~ Chinese Proverb

Milk the cow, but do not pull off the udder. ~ Greek Proverbs

Even if fed milk, a snake will still emit poison. ~ Indian Proverbs

I have a cow in the sky, but cannot drink her milk. ~ Ethiopian Proverb

Better a goat that can give milk than a cow that cannot. ~ Estonian Proverb

I don’t care how many pails of milk I lose, as long as I don’t lose the cow. ~ Traditional Proverb

Water and milk do not mix. ~ Somali Proverb

A black cow also gives white milk. ~ Sierra Leonean Proverb

Better to drink the milk than to eat the cow. ~ Icelandic Proverb

Don’t cry over spilt milk. ~ English Proverbs

Quotations about Milk

I asked the waiter, ‘Is this milk fresh?’ He said, ‘Lady, three hours ago it was grass. ~ Phyllis Diller

The two basic items necessary to sustain life are sunshine and coconut milk. ~ Dustin Hoffman

I don’t believe that you have to be a cow to know what milk is. ~ Ann Landers

Get off your horse and drink your milk. ~ John Wayne

You cannot have power for good without having power for evil too. Even mother’s milk nourishes murderers as well as heroes. ~ George Bernard Shaw

Adversity’s sweet milk, philosophy. ~ William Shakespeare

The way to my heart is through Belgian milk chocolate. ~ Emma Donoghue

Mankind has a free will; but it is free to milk cows and to build houses, nothing more. ~ Martin Luther

Tranquility is the old man’s milk. ~ Thomas Jefferson

Milk is for babies. When you grow up you have to drink beer. ~ Arnold Schwarzenegger

A child is fed with milk and praise. ~ Mary Lamb

If you must cry over spilled milk then please try to condense it. ~ Author Unknown

Opie, you haven’t finished your milk. We can’t put it back in the cow, you know. ~ Aunt Bee Taylor

He who distributes the milk of human kindness cannot help but spill a little on himself. ~ James Matthew Barrie

Never cry over spilt milk, because it may have been poisoned. ~ W. C. Fields

You can only milk a cow so long, then you’re left holding the pail. ~ Hank Aaron

All the good ideas I ever had came to me while I was milking a cow. ~ Grant Wood

Milk Proverbs

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