51 Peacock Quotes Full of Life, Love and Beauty

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The elegance of a peacock is unmatched. This magnificent bird has captured the imagination of authors and poets with its vibrant feathers and gracefulness. In this post, we have curated an awesome collection of peacock quotes to honor its beauty and the values it symbolizes.

There is not just one type of quote about peacocks, here are short, inspirational, funny, quotes for Instagram, and more. So read on and pick the sweetest quote that strikes a chord with you.

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51 of The Best Peacock Quotes

Peacock Quotes Short

1. “Genius and virtue are to be more often found clothed in gray than in peacock bright.” — Van Wyck Brooks

2. “The tulip is, among flowers, what the peacock is among birds.” — French proverb

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3. “The pride of the peacock is the glory of God.” — William Blake

4. “I think peacock is a word I’d put out there.” — Kyle MacLachlan

5. “Many a peacock hides his peacock tail from all eyes–and calls it his pride.” Friedrich Nietzsche

6. “Peacock bass like to hide at ambush points, away from the strong canal currents.” — Mark Hall

7. “And that’s how the Peacock saved the Chameleon.” — Ally Carter

8. “I get a lot of stray everything, but never a stray peacock.” — Michelle Sherman

Inspirational Peacock Quotes

9. “Be like a peacock and dance with all of your beauty.” — Debasish Mridha

10. “Dream tonight of peacock tails, Diamond fields and spouter whales. Ills are many, blessing few, But dreams tonight will shelter you.” — Herman Melville

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11. “The peacock has become one of my regular sources of inspiration from nature.” — Matthew Williamson

12. “The purpose of an actress is not to just look beautiful and strut around like a peacock but act, too.” — Raveena Tandon

13. “Like a peacock, your beauty is multiplied when you spread your wings and show the world your stuff! Don’t be afraid to be who you are – each peacock feather is flawed and imperfect, but collectively they create something of great beauty. Your flaws are what make you perfect!” — Unknown

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Peacock Quotes on Love And Beauty

14. “Aristophanes and Mahatma Gandhi and Gautama Buddha and Confucius and Thomas Love Peacock and Thomas Jefferson and Mr. Lincoln, if you please.” — Ray Bradbury

15. “The peacock generally opens its tail when it is trying to catch the eye of the female.” — Suzanne Buckingham

16. “It dances today, my heart, like a peacock it dances, it dances. It sports a mosaic of passions like a peacock’s tail, It soars to the sky with delight, it quests, Oh wildly, it dances today, my heart, like a peacock it dances.” — Rabindranath Tagore

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17. “The Ferrari is exactly the same in the human context as the peacock’s tail is on the peacock.” — Gad Saad

18. “Whenever I can put a fresh, clean suit on, I’m like a peacock. That’s my most confident moment.” — RJ Barrett

19. “She is a peacock in everything but beauty!” — Oscar Wilde

20. “An example I often use to illustrate the reality of vanity is this: look at the peacock; it’s beautiful if you look at it from the front.” — Pope Francis

Peacock Quotes for Instagram

21. “I’m just a lost peacock looking for a good time.”

22. “Every peacock needs a peahen to bring out the colors of his personality!”

23. “I’d rather be a peacock than a pigeon.” — Mae West

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24. “I’m a peacock, you gotta let me fly!”

25. “Peacock feathers are like eyes. They see you and they know you.”

26. “Still he found the energy to act like an arrogant peacock.” — Julia Quinn

27. “A peacock’s beauty is in its mesmerizing display.”

Peacock Quotes on Life Lessons

28. “At twenty a man is a peacock, at thirty a lion, at forty a camel, at fifty a serpent, at sixty a dog, at seventy an ape, at eighty a nothing at all.” — Baltasar Gracian

29. “Life is a competition of prattling peacocks enraptured in inane mating rituals.” Christopher Nolan

30. “I know exactly how strong he is… He is like a peacock, spreading his feathers and squawking loudly to distract you from the fact that his body is but weak.” — Nalini Singh

Just as people behave to me, so do I behave to them. When I see that a person despises me and treats me with contempt, I can be as proud as any peacock - quote

31. “Just as people behave to me, so do I behave to them. When I see that a person despises me and treats me with contempt, I can be as proud as any peacock.” — Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

32. “If a man knew anything, he would sit in a corner and be modest; but he is such an ignorant peacock, that he goes bustling up and down, and hits on extraordinary discoveries.” — Ralph Emerson

33. “Be magnificent as the leopard, fight to win. Spend less time with nightingales and peacocks. One is all talk, the other only color.” — Rumi

Funny Peacock Quotes

34. “Sparrows who emulate peacocks are likely to break a thigh.” — Burmese proverb

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35. “A peacock that rests on his feathers is just another turkey.” — Dolly Parton

36. “If thou be wise, view the peacock’s feathers with his feet, and weigh thy best parts with thy imperfections.” — Francis Quarles

37. “Turkeys are peacocks that have really let themselves go.” — Kristen Schaal

38. “Hansel is certainly about comfort, while still sort of having a peacock principle of wanting to attract attention.” — Owen Wilson

Peacock Feather Quotes

39. “I do not believe that any peacock envies another peacock his tail, because every peacock is persuaded that his own tail is the finest in the world. The consequence of this is that peacocks are peaceable birds.” — John Ruskin

40. “Fancy feathers make peacocks, but you pluck them and see what’s left.” Catherine Cookson

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41. “A peacock has too little in its head, too much in its tail.” — Swedish proverb

42. “I shall always remember how the peacocks’ tails shimmered when the moon rose amongst the tall trees, and on the shady bank the emerging mermaids gleamed fresh and silvery amongst the rocks…” — Hermann Hesse

43. “The sparrow is sorry for the peacock at the burden of its tail.” — Amitendranath Tagore

44. “People are crying up the rich and variegated plumage of the peacock, and he is himself blushing at the sight of his ugly feet.” — Saadi

45. “A tulip lacks scent, a peacock has an unpleasant voice. The one takes pride in its garb, the other in its tail.” — French proverb

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More Quotes About Peacocks

46. “To Paradise, the Arabs say, Satan could never find the way Until the peacock led him in.” — Charles Godfrey Leland

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47. “Play not the Peacock, looking everywhere about you, to see if you be well deck’t.” — George Washington

48. “When the peacock has presented his back, the spectator will usually begin to walk around him to get a front view; but the peacock will continue to turn so that no front view is possible.” — Flannery O’Connor

49. “Patterns drawn in ultraviolet might make those ordinary little petals into the exotic peacocks of the botanical world, and yet we cannot appreciate them.” — Victoria Finlay

50. “Some are jealous and fond of ornament, as the peacock.” — Aristotle

51. “There’s a history to Peacock Pond. It was a very valuable conservation area.” — Rosa Durando

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