53 Penguin Quotes, Sayings and Phrases on Dreams

Penguins are flightless aquatic birds known for their charming tuxedo-like appearance, predominantly reside in the southern hemisphere.

They symbolize adaptability, family bonds, spiritual goals and loyalty.

Comprising 18 species, penguins are lauded for their exceptional swimming abilities, social behavior, monogamous lifestyle and proficient parenting skills.

These beloved birds often feature in idioms and films and have inspired a collection of quotes that highlight their unique traits and symbolisms.


These 53 quotes capture why penguins are regarded as symbols of loyalty, devotion and adaptability.

Penguins exemplify unity and resilience, often seen in large groups persisting through challenging conditions and supporting each other.

Also read: Monkey quotes and Turtle quotes.

Their behavior serves as a poignant reminder of the importance of sticking together in difficult times.

For a deeper understanding of these endearing creatures and their significance, these quotes offer fascinating insights.

Top 10 Penguin Quotes


Why would a penguin be in a piss pot? ~ Pat Shand.


It’s practically impossible to look at a penguin and feel angry. ~ Joe Moore.


I think penguins are cute. ~ Zooey Deschanel.

One can’t be angry when one looks at a penguin. ~ John Ruskin.

She smiled with the warmth of a penguin. ~ Kim Harrison.

No problem, I’ll get a penguin to show us. ~ P. C. Cast.

If I ever have any back-up dancers, I want the penguins from Madagascar. ~ Ed Sheeran.

Once a penguin finds its perfect other penguin, they stay together pretty much forever. ~ Anna Staniszewski.

A penguin cannot become a giraffe, so just be the best penguin you can be. ~ Gary Vaynerchuk.

There have been better attempts at marching, and they have been made by penguins. ~ Terry Pratchett.

Famous Penguin Quotes

The BALLPOINT PENGUINS, black and white, Do little else but write and write. Although they’ve nothing much to say, They write and write it anyway. ~ Jack Prelutsky.

I’ve just finished my book, I wrote it on penguins. Come to think of it, paper would have been better. ~ Milton Jones.

All penguins are the same below the surface, which I think is as perfect an analogy as we’re likely to get for the futility of racism. ~ Russell Brand.


I want to be your personal penguin. Please? ~ Sandra Boynton.

Male penguins are unfaithful up to an advanced age, a phenomenon sometimes attributed to the sea air. ~ Will Cuppy.

I think penguins are the most human of all the birds, which may be why people love them. They’re cute, they stand upright and they look like they’re wearing tuxedos. ~ Shia LaBeouf.

Dane was shaking his head firmly. “Don’t bring it here, Ella. No babies.” I gave him a dark look. “What if it were a baby polar bear or a baby Galapagos penguin? I bet you’d want it then.” “I’d make an exception for endangered species,” he allowed. “This baby is endangered. It’s with my mother. ~ Lisa Kleypas.

The literature of the emperor penguin is as forbidding, as inaccessible, as the frozen heart of Antarctica itself. Its beauties may be unearthly, but they are not for us. ~ Ursula K. Le Guin.

I’m not comfortable with walking the red carpet in a tuxedo and seeing all the women with their boobs pushed up and all the men dressed as penguins – particularly when the subject of your film is the nature of violence and humanity. ~ William Hurt.

Best Penguin Quotes

You should not take prayer too seriously. There is something playful about God. You only have to look at a penguin … to realize that He likes to play little jokes on creatures. ~ Thomas Keating.

My name is Jimmy, but my friends just call me the hideous penguin boy. ~ Tim Burton.

Insofar as she recognized at all that she was dreaming, she realized that she must be exploring her subconscious mind. She had heard it said that humans are supposed only to use about a tenth of their brains, and that no one was really clear what the other nine tenths were for, but she had certainly never heard it suggested that they were used for storing penguins. ~ Douglas Adams.

Come on, Ella. Sleep green.’ Ignoring him, I got into bed wearing a T-shirt and boxer shorts printed with penguins. I reached over to the nightstand and flipped off the lamp. A moment of silence, and then I heard a lecherous murmur. ‘I like your penguins. ~ Lisa Kleypas.

I know what nuns are, kind of. It’s just I never saw one. I didn’t know they looked like penguins. ~ Lesley Howarth.

Ford… you’re turning into a penguin. Stop it. ~ Douglas Adams.


I’ll always defend the people I love even though I’m as terrifying as a baby penguin. ~ Niall Horan.

You can’t not be happy around penguins. You’re unfortunately happy and cold but the happiness makes up for the coldness. ~ Carla Gugino.

Take it all in all, I do not believe anybody on earth has a worse time than an Emperor penguin. ~ Apsley Cherry-Garrard.

The biblical account of Noah’s Ark and the Flood is perhaps the most implausible story for fundamentalists to defend. Where, for example, while loading his ark, did Noah find penguins and polar bears in Palestine? ~ Judith Hayes.

The penguin doesn’t know it’s cute, and the leopard seal doesn’t know it’s kind of big and monstrous. This is just the food chain unfolding. ~ Paul Nicklen.


Like a soulmate he’s your penguin. ~ Christina Perri.

Penguins are an indicator of the health of our watery planet, and if they are unable to survive, we had better take notice or we might find our own survival threatened. ~ Roger Tory Peterson.

Deep Penguin Quotes

They tried to make me go to Catholic school, too. I lasted a very short time. When the penguin came after me with a ruler, I was out of there. ~ Frank Zappa.

Having a baby isn’t so bad. If you’re a female Emperor penguin in the Antarctic. She lays the egg, rolls it over to the father, then takes off for warmer weather where she eats and eats and eats. For two months, the father stands stiff, without food, blind in the 24-hour dark, balancing the egg on his feet. After the little penguin is hatched, the mother sees fit to come home. ~ L. M. Boyd.

What’s the two things they tell you are healthiest to eat? Chicken and fish. You know what you should do? Combine them, eat a penguin. ~ Dave Attell.


If you think penguins are fat and waddle, you have never been attacked by one running at you in excess of 100 miles per hour. ~ Linus Torvalds.

You can draw a penguin on a toilet reading The New York Times and it’s adorable, but try doing it with an adult male character, and it’s disgusting. ~ Bill Watterson.

Newt Gingrich was campaigning at a zoo this week and he was bitten by a penguin. Newt Gingrich is always campaigning at zoos. Mitt Romney once did a photo op at a zoo. That was a big mistake, because he stood next to the chameleon, and HE changed colors. ~ Bill Maher.

Penguins mate for life. Which doesn’t really surprise me, because they all look exactly alike. It’s not like they’re gonna meet a better-looking penguin someday. ~ Ellen DeGeneres.

Profound Penguin Quotes

So, I’m on Sesame Street, walking around with all these monsters, Elmo and his buddies, a whole bunch of chickens, a whole bunch of penguins and a number four dancing about. It was just pure joy, simple, ridiculous fun, stupid joy. There’s no irony. Sesame Street is just a crazy great place to be. ~ Feist.

I’m fortunate to know a lot of incredibly talented people, and they all want to be a penguin. ~ Bob Saget.


I’ve never been in love, but if a penguin can find a soul mate, I’m sure I can, too. ~ Rebekah Crane.

No matter what I do with my life, or how successful I am, I will always be a socially awkward penguin inside. ~ Wil Wheaton.

Amazing Penguin Quotes

All I really wanted to do was cuddle back under the blankets, maybe with a certain stuffed toy penguin I knew. Yeah, hiding sounded good. ~ Laurell K. Hamilton.


The answer to every problem involved penguins. ~ Rick Riordan.

I am glad The Worst Journey is coming out in Penguins: after all it is largely about penguins. ~ Apsley Cherry-Garrard.

Penguins are living lessons in caring for the earth and its creatures, in all their beauty and vulnerability. ~ Charles Bergman.

Some people have told me they don’t think a fat penguin really embodies the grace of Linux, which just tells me they have never seen an angry penguin charging at them in excess of 100mph. They’d be a lot more careful about what they say if they had. ~ Linus Torvalds.

I suggest we depict penguins as callous and unfeeling creatures who insist on bringing up their children in what is little more than a large chest freezer. ~ Jasper Fforde.

So these were the 53 top quotes about Penguin.

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