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Milk Quotes and Sayings

Some people say that milk is the perfect food and that we should drink it to be strong, healthy, and build up the immune system so our bodies can fight against diseases. While some believe it doesn’t belong in a human’s diet.

Most folks have well-established opinions on the topic.

Our collection of milk quotes addresses this issue and provides many takes on the topic of milk. Please read on.

Best Milk Quotes

1.) In Hollywood, a marriage is a success if it outlasts milk.
Rita Rudner

2.) The flavor of sweet milk is perhaps the most firmly imprinted of all food memories in Western culture.
Bee Wilson

3.) A cheese may disappoint. It may be ; it, it may be naive, it may be over sophisticated. Yet it remains cheese, milk’s leap toward immortality.
Clifton Fadiman

4.) Written by a sponge dipped in warm milk and sprinkled with sugar.
John Ciardi

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5.) Think what a better world it would be if we all, the whole world, had cookies and milk about three o’clock every afternoon and then lay down on our blankets for a nap.
Barbara Jordan

6.) Blues means what milk does to a baby. Blues is what the spirit is to the minister. We sing the blues because our hearts have been hurt, our souls have been disturbed.
Alberta Hunter

7.) Both knife and sword will cause the same pain, and both cow and dog will feed the same milk.
Dr.P.S. Jagadeesh Kumar

8.) You should respect each other and refrain from disputes; you should not, like water and oil, repel each other, but should, like milk and water, mingle together.
Gautama Buddha

9.) That is how politics work; if you don’t drink wine they will consider to bring you milk.
M.F. Moonzajer

Good Milk Quotations

Cows are exceptionally gentle, loving beings who form strong bonds with their family and friends. Separating any mother from her child, as is routine practice within the dairy industry, inflicts upon both a cruelty beyond words.
Mango Wodzak

The ideas flow like milk and honey in my land, my mind.
T.S. Wright

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

You can milk a cow the wrong way once and still be a farmer, but vote the wrong way on a water tower and you can be in trouble.
John F. Kennedy

Sometimes Congress likes to milk an issue.
Steve Largent

In the Bible, God offered Pharaoh freedom if he would just let the oppressed people free to go to the land of milk and honey. But the Pharaoh disobeyed, and he was destroyed.
Malcolm X

Some circumstantial evidence is very strong, as when you find a trout in the milk.
Henry David Thoreau

You can’t get milk from a hardware store. So stop asking for something that can’t be given. And look for what is offered.
Louise Penny

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Funny Milk Quotes

If it comes from a pot that reads decaf, it is not coffee. If it comes from a nut, it is not milk.
Loren Weisman

Condensed milk is wonderful. I don’t see how they can get a cow to sit down on those little cans.
Fred Allen

Coughing milk through your nose is one of the 7 cleansing rituals of dairy yoga!
Neil Leckman

Yet do I fear thy nature; It is too full o’ the milk of human kindness.
William Shakespeare

The only time I drink milk is when I drink coffee. I make love the same way — contributing 2% as I just sort of lay there.
Dark Jar Tin Zoo

A corpse is meat gone bad. Well, and what’s cheese? Corpse of milk.
James Joyce

They’re going to drown me in milk – what a waste of good baby-food!
William Moulton Marston

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Short Milk Quotes

Everything gets better with milk.
Debasish Mridha

I’ve never met a general yet who could milk a cow.
Lennart Meri

If you do not milk the cow fully, it falls sick.
Lalu Prasad Yadav

Like a drop of ink in a glass of milk
Thrity Umrigar

A publisher who writes is like a cow in a milk bar.
Arthur Koestler

More fun than a frog in a glass of milk.
Bob Weir

I won’t eat any cereal that doesn’t turn the milk purple.
Bill Watterson

Coffee in England is just toasted milk.
Christopher Fry

The cow is of the bovine ilk; one end is moo, the other milk.
Ogden Nash

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Famous Milk Sayings

I drank my bottle of milk and ate my morsel of bread somewhere on the outskirts, while I circumspectly studied my environment or else fell to meditating on my own harsh lot.
Adolf Hitler

There is hope. There is hope everywhere. Today God gives milk and I have the pail.
Anne Sexton

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

Thou askest me to take things seriously? After what thou didst last night? When thou needest to kill a man and instead did what you did? You were supposed to kill one, not make one! When we have just seen the sky full of airplanes of a quantity to kill us back to our grandfathers and forward to all unborn grandsons including all cats, goats and bedbugs. Airplanes making a noise to curdle the milk in your mother’s breasts as they pass over darkening the sky and roaring like lions and you ask me to take things seriously. I take them too seriously already.
Ernest Hemingway

Adversity’s sweet milk, philosophy.
William Shakespeare

We don’t have milk cows. People have so many stereotypes of people from where I come from – Oklahoma. We don’t ride around in covered wagons, either.
Carrie Underwood

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Drinking Milk Insights

If we keep the calves away from their mothers there is a real risk that dairy production will go out of business in markets where animal welfare is a priority for the consumers.
Sigrid Agenäs

I hate milk. Coats your throat as bad as okra. Something just downright disgusting about it.
Marsha Norman

Knowing no better, they are content to drop a bag of poorest quality blended tea into a mug, scald it with boiling water, and then dilute any remaining flavor by adding fridge-cold milk. Once again, for some reason, it is I who am considered strange. But if you’re going to drink a cup of tea, why not take every care to maximize the pleasure?
Gail Honeyman

For a single woman, preparing for company means wiping the lipstick off the milk carton.
Elayne Boosler

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

But raw milk from a Jersey cow is a totally different substance from what I’d thought of as milk. If you do not own a cow or know someone who owns a cow, I must caution you never to try raw milk straight from the teat of a Jersey cow, because it would be cruel to taste it once and not have access to it again. Only a few people in America remember this type of milk now, elderly people mostly, who grew up with a cow. They come to the farm sometimes, looking for that taste from their childhood.
Kristin Kimball

I don’t drink milk, and I don’t eat bread, pasta, or rice. But I eat a lot of meat, chicken, fish, and salads.
Mikhail Baryshnikov

Breast Milk

Milk is food for the beginning eater. A gulpable essence distilled by the mother from her own more variable and challenging diet.
Howard McGee

A woman’s body is a sacred temple. A work of art, and a life-giving vessel. And once she becomes a mother, her body serves as a medicine cabinet for her infant. From her milk, she can nourish and heal her own child from a variety of ailments. And though women come in a wide assortment as vast as the many different types of flowers and birds, she is to reflect divinity in her essence, care, and wisdom. God created a woman’s heart to be a river of love, not to become a killing machine.
Suzy Kassem

There is no finer investment for any community than putting milk into babies.
Winston Churchill

When a woman gives birth to a child, the child needs to be able to digest the mother’s milk; but when this child is old enough to begin to eat other foods, there is some switching off of this ability to consume milk.
Marvin Harris

There are three reasons for breastfeeding: the milk is always at the right temperature, it comes in attractive containers, and the cat can’t get it.
Irena Chalmers

Our first food is the water, the milk which planet can’t feed except mother.
Sir P.S. Jagadeesh Kumar

Loving Milk Quotes

She looked like if you bit her, milk and honey would flow from her.
Franz Kline

For some people, the definition of who is and who isn’t an American defies logic, historical accuracy, common sense, decency, good manners, the milk of human kindness, enjoyment in the good things in life, and love of good food.
W. Kamau Bell

Our milk chocolate is very chocolaty. In fact, we don’t call it milk chocolate – we call it milky chocolate.
Alain Ducasse

There are 100 ways to react to spilled milk. Your chance to show love.
Dr. Margaret Aranda

I love milk so much! I make a point of drinking a glass of milk every day. So now anyone who did those milk ads with the milk mustaches, they’re my heroes.
Natalie Portman

He just wanted to stand close to her, touch her hair that was white as glacier milk.
Janet Fitch

About Life

Spit all over someone with a mouthful of milk if you want to find out something about their personality fast.
Jenny Holzer

Life has got a habit of not standing hitched. You got to ride it like you find it. You got to change with it. If a day goes by that don’t change some of your old notions for new ones, that is just about like trying to milk a dead cow.
Woody Guthrie

So long as the child was fed on its mother’s milk, everything seemed to it smooth and easy. But when it had to give up milk and take to vodka, – and this is the inevitable law of human development – the childish suckling dreams receded into the realm of the irretrievable past.
Lev Shestov

If one commits the act of sodomy with a cow, a ewe, or a camel, their urine and their excrements become impure, and even their milk may no longer be consumed. The animal must then be killed and as quickly as possible and burned.
Ruhollah Khomeini

We felt the one thing the system feared was angry women. We wanted milk for the children.
Kim Chernin

Educated folk keep to one another’s company too much, leaving other people much like milk skimmed of its cream.
George Iles

I hate repetition. Even when I am home and have to buy milk, I go a different way each time to avoid having a habit of anything. Habits are really bad.
Marina Abramovic


When a course of action is forced upon you it’s best to accept it with grace and milk it for whatever you can get, right up to the moment the first opportunity to weasel out of the deal presents itself.
Mark Lawrence

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

I worked on the United Parcel Service truck, I sold home delivery of milk. But always, in the back of my mind, I wanted to get into radio.
Larry King

Don’t lose your time gazing at the spilled milk. There are other cows to milk.
Bangambiki Habyarimana

There is no sense in crying over spilt milk. Why bewail what is done and cannot be recalled?

I mean, there’s no point in sittin’ round and cryin’ about spilled milk. Gotta move on.
Ted Turner

Look at those animals and remember the greatest scientists in the world have never discovered how to make grass into milk.
Mihajlo Idvorski Pupin

Having the world’s best idea will do you no good unless you act on it. People who want milk shouldn’t sit on a stool in the middle of a field in hopes that a cow will back up to them.
Curtis Grant

Morning Milk Quotes

If there’s one meal that milk is associated with most, it’s morning breakfast. Enjoy these morning milk quotes.

I felt like I’d just discovered my last big glass of milk had actually come from a bull.
Ari Marmell

Look at the average American diet: ice cream, butter, cheese, whole milk, all this fat. People don’t realize how much of this stuff you get by the end of the day. High blood pressure is from all this high-fat eating.
Jack LaLanne

I have oatmeal every morning with whole milk, bananas, and cinnamon, and it’s just the best thing ever.
Kourtney Kardashian

Bread, milk, and butter are of venerable antiquity. They taste of the morning of the world.
Leigh Hunt

Vegetarian Milk Quotes

Every time you drink a glass of milk or eat a piece of cheese, you harm a mother. Please go vegan.
Gary L Francione

When creating cow milk, Mother Nature was thinking about not only the nutritional needs but also the digestive capabilities of a calf, not those of a human being.
Mokokoma Mokhonoana

Organic production has a particular challenge since the ideology of organic production and the expectations from consumers include that the food is produced in a natural way and it is very difficult to argue that it is natural for a newborn mammal to be separated from its mother at birth.
Sigrid Agenäs

Humans weren’t designed to consume milk from animals.
James Thomas Kesterson Jr.

Milk is not necessary for humans after weaning and the nutrients it contains are readily available in foods without animal protein, saturated fat, and cholesterol.
Amy Lanou

The human body has no more need for cows’ milk than it does for dogs’ milk, horses’ milk, or giraffes’ milk.
Michael Klaper

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Milk Idioms

Don’t cry over spilt milk.

The land of milk and honey.

Why buy a cow when you can get milk for free.

Milk (something) for (something).

MIlk (something) dry.

Look like a fly in milk.

Milk Quotes for Instagram

Milkshakes bring friends together.
Anthony T. Hincks

There’s nothing like a glass of cold milk with a warm brownie, at any time of day or night.
Samin Nosrat

I write in order to attain that feeling of tension relieved and function achieved which a cow enjoys on giving milk.
H. L. Mencken

The shelf life of the modern hardback writer is somewhere between the milk and the yogurt.
John Mortimer

I really like milk. I’m a dairy queen.
Melanie Martinez

Shakespeare is like mother’s milk to me.
John Lithgow

But you know what they say – old milk turns sour but old scores just get sweeter.
Joe Abercrombie

By Joyce Newman

Joyce is a quote curator based in the Twin Cities.


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