„Never attempt to teach a pig to sing; it wastes your time and annoys the pig.“

—  Robert A. Heinlein, Time Enough for Love

Forrás: Time Enough for Love

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Robert A. Heinlein fénykép
Robert A. Heinlein7
1907 - 1988

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Fred Thompson fénykép
Robert Jordan fénykép
Lois McMaster Bujold fénykép

„A pig is a pig," said the stranger, "and a pig-boy is a pig-boy.“

—  Lloyd Alexander, The Chronicles of Prydain

Forrás: The Chronicles of Prydain (1964–1968), Book II: The Black Cauldron (1965), Chapter 1 (Ellidyr)

George Bernard Shaw fénykép

„I learned long ago never to wrestle with a pig. … You get dirty and besides the pig likes it.“

—  George Bernard Shaw Irish playwright 1856 - 1950

Initially attributed to Cyrus S. Ching in Time, Vol. 56 (1950), p. 21.
Misattributed
Változat: Never wrestle with pigs. You both get dirty and the pig likes it.

Gavin Free fénykép

„A pig never forgets, Ryan. They actually are pretty smart, I think, pigs. They can play pong or something.“

—  Gavin Free English filmmaker 1988

"Let's Play Minecraft - Episode 91 - Darwin Awards" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N3moj3zGYzk. youtube.com. February 21, 2014. Retrieved January 3, 2016.

Robert Jordan fénykép

„A pig painted gold is still a pig.“

—  Robert Jordan, The Great Hunt

Matrim Cauthon
(15 November 1990)
Forrás: The Great Hunt

Ray Comfort fénykép

„… I think I'm a pig: Pigs have got eyes, pigs have got mouths, pigs have got teeth, I've got friends who eat like pigs, I sound like a pig when I sleep.“

—  Ray Comfort New Zealand-born Christian minister and evangelist 1949

AronRa vs Ray Comfort (September 17th, 2012), Radio Paul's Radio Rants

James Patterson fénykép
Barack Obama fénykép

„My shoe has caught a Pig
I am a Pig Trap“

—  Spike Hawkins British writer 1943

Pig poetry http://www.porkopolis.org/lib/poetry/hawkins-s.htm

„Pig sit still in the strainer
I must have my Pig tea“

—  Spike Hawkins British writer 1943

Pig poetry http://www.porkopolis.org/lib/poetry/hawkins-s.htm

Eldridge Cleaver fénykép
John McCain fénykép

„I think they put some lipstick on a pig, but it's still a pig.“

—  John McCain politician from the United States 1936 - 2018

Criticizing Hillary Clinton's health-care plan as being "eerily reminiscent" of the plan she advocated as First Lady, 11 October 2007 http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/washingtondc/la-na-campaign10-2008sep10,0,311675.story
2000s, 2007

Sarvajna fénykép
George Orwell fénykép
Winston S. Churchill fénykép

„I am fond of pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals.“

—  Winston S. Churchill Prime Minister of the United Kingdom 1874 - 1965

Christopher Soames, speech at the Reform Club (28 April 1981), reported in Martin S. Gilbert, Winston S. Churchill. Volume Eight: Never Despair: 1945–1965. p. 304
Post-war years (1945–1955)
Változat: I like pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals.
Kontextus: [Christopher Soames, Churchill's future son-in-law, remembered] Churchill showing him around Chartwell Farm [around 1946]. When they came to the piggery Churchill scratched one of the pigs and said: I am fond of pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals.

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