Top 50 Donkey Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Donkey Quotes from famous people such as Michael Leunig, Wyclef Jean, Kevin Whately, Daniel Negreanu, Maurizio Cattelan, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

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Pre-Christmas is very important, and it is stressful, and, you know, even in the biblical story… travelling on the donkey in a stressful environment.
Michael Leunig
I lived in a hut with no roof, and I rode to school on a donkey. I used to shoot birds with a slingshot to cook for dinner. Now I prefer to get my food from KFC.
Wyclef Jean
I initially thought ‘Lewis’ was a terrible idea. The character had very much been Morse’s work donkey and sounding board. But I was persuaded to do it, thinking if it was a flop, at least ITV would stop asking me. But the pilot took off, so we got back on this moving train, and we’ve never looked back.
Kevin Whately
If you want to make money playing poker, find a game with a few suckers, fish, donkeys, live ones, or whatever you choose to call a bad player. Just don’t let that sucker be you.
Daniel Negreanu
Based on my experience, it’s considerably difficult to force a donkey into doing something it perceives to be dangerous for whatever reason.
Maurizio Cattelan
I felt like people who had a lost mindset or who occasionally did stupid things were having a ‘donkey’ moment, or some of them are permanent donkeys, so I just started calling them donkeys. So when I went to Philly to do my own morning show, that’s when I first started doing ‘Donkey of the Day.’
Charlamagne tha God
I’m essentially a jobbing actor. If I’m out of work, I’ll be the back end of a donkey.
Michael Gough
I mean, I could just go round and use session musicians for every song, but I don’t find that helps when it comes to setting up a band for live. Derrick has been with me for donkey’s years.
Jay Kay
I grew up on a small holding, it was a great way to grow up and incredibly idyllic. We had a donkey and Barney the guard dog, geese, a duckling that followed my mum around and used to sit in the washing up bowl.
Steve Backshall
I’m actually quite proud of the fact that we made a success of ourselves in a donkey jacket and DMs, without any thought to sexualising what we were doing.
Keren Woodward
My dad took me for an audition once, to show me, ‘OK, you want to be a child actor, this is what it’s like.’ I sang a folk song about donkeys on this West End stage with this big director, and there was a queue of 200 girls all singing ‘Memory.’ I was terrible. Terrible.
Emilia Clarke
Neither an ox nor a donkey is able to stop the progress of socialism.
Erich Honecker
On ‘Shrek,’ Eddie Murphy was locked in as the donkey before we’d even designed the donkey.
Kelly Asbury
When I interview celebrities, I always try to throw them off balance. My favorite is to ask ’em about crazy sex stuff like donkey punches and Monroe transfers. Works every time.
Rachel Perry
I’m into classic games like Donkey Kong, and also collect vintage tour t-shirts – everything from Olivia Newton-John to Duran Duran. I’ve got a Chicago one worth $100.
Michael Rosenbaum
We were shooting a scene of the Phoenix Ashram in South Africa, but the set was in India. All the donkeys in the vicinity were painted black and white to look like zebras in case one of them strayed into the scene so that it would look like South Africa.
Rohini Hattangadi
I can be incredibly stubborn and I’m not sure how that reflects in my looks. The family name is German and translates as donkey! If I think I’m right, I hope I don’t seem grumpy.
Gavin Esler
I think I would actually be offended if I was referred to as a donkey in any way. Sorry, nothing personal against donkeys!
Cynthia Bailey
There is no doubt in the sanctity of Mecca, but a donkey won’t become a Hajj pilgrim by just going through the motions.
Rahman Baba
I have always loved animals and groomed friends’ horses as a child. I think I may have even ridden the odd seaside donkey in my early years.
Victoria Pendleton
If Jesus were here today, he wouldn’t be riding around on a donkey. He’d be taking a plane, he’d be using the media.
Joel Osteen
If somebody tells you that you have ears like a donkey, pay no attention. But if two people tell you so, buy yourself a saddle.
Sholom Aleichem
Whether it’s with a ‘Metroid’ experience or a ‘Donkey Kong’ experience, we’re constantly looking to push the envelope on the IP versus doing sequential small iterations with a particular franchise.
Reggie Fils-Aime
No lusting after your neighbor’s house – or wife or servant or maid or ox or donkey. Don’t set your heart on anything that is your neighbor’s.
I don’t like to watch myself on screen because in my mind there is a touch of George Clooney about me, but when I see it, there is more than a little Donkey from ‘Shrek’ about me.
Stephen Mangan
God is not troubled by one who is conservative or liberal, and He certainly never inclines His ear toward a donkey or an elephant.
Max Lucado
And the political system is changing rapidly in this country, and we better realize that. The elephants or donkeys are not what younger people look to. They look at individual candidates’ philosophy, and I think it’s a different time and a different generation.
Richard M. Daley