...some interesting quotes and proverbs in honor of goats!
If you enter a goat stable, bleat;
if you enter a water buffalo stable, bellow.
~ Indonesian proverb
Don't approach a goat from the front,
a horse from the back,
or a fool from any side.
~ Yiddish proverb
If Providence did beards devise,
To prove the wearers of them wise,
A fulsome goat would then, by nature,
Excel each other human creature.
~ Thomas D'Urfey
If we didn't live venturously, plucking the wild goat by the beard, and trembling over precipices, we should never be depressed, I've no doubt; but already should be faded, fatalistic and aged.
~ Virginia Woolf
If you put a silk dress on a goat he is a goat still.
~ Irish proverb
And for what it is worth, in case you were concerned: no children or animals were harmed or traumatized in the making of this blog post!
And, in fact, as I type up this post, we are expecting Thing 2's wife to deliver her first kid any day, now. Our kids (you know, the human kind) are super excited!