TURKEY, n. A large bird whose flesh when eaten on certain religious anniversaries has the peculiar property of attesting piety and gratitude. Incidentally, it is pretty good eating.
– Ambrose Bierce (American Writer, Journalist and Editor, 1842-1914)
A turkey never voted for an early Christmas.
– Irish Proverb
A woman voting for divorce is like a turkey voting for Christmas.
– Alice Glynn
What is sauce for the goose may be sauce for the gander but is not necessarily sauce for the chicken, the duck, the turkey or the guinea hen.
– Alice B. Toklas
A lot of Thanksgiving days have been ruined by not carving the turkey in the kitchen.
– Kin Hubbard (American Humorist and Writer, 1868-1930)
It has been an unchallengeable American doctrine that cranberry sauce, a pink goo with overtones of sugared tomatoes, is a delectable necessity of the Thanksgiving board and that turkey is uneatable without it.
– Alistair Cooke (American journalist and commentator, b.1908)
Quotes about Turkey