37 Quotes About Tigers

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Humans and tigers have shared common landscapes for hundreds of years. These animals have also shaped the culture and beliefs across Asia in many ways. From their symbolic power to conservation efforts, these quotes about tigers encourage us to take a commanding approach towards protecting these creatures and their future and long term survival.

“A tiger does not shout its tigritude, it acts.”

“All reactionaries are paper tigers.”

“An infallible method of conciliating a tiger is to allow oneself to be devoured.”

“An oppressive government is more to be feared than a tiger.”

“I admire a lot of people, but in terms of sport I’ve always loved the mentality of Tiger Woods on a golf course. I always love his eyes when he’s setting himself and focusing on his decision; he has a really strong, focused face and believes that he can make the shot.”

“I definitely have the eye of the tiger. I’ve fought my way to where I am and will continue to do so. I’m a hard worker – I get it from my family. We only know work. Nothing was handed to us. When I believe in something, I go after it. It’s very hard to tell me ‘no.'”

“I don’t think there is a perfect athlete. But if I had to come close to picking someone who demonstrates all the traits that I feel an athlete should have, I would say the perfect athlete would be Tiger Woods. He has the ability, he’s humble and he’s very good at what he does.”

“I feel like a tiger right now. There’s nothing impossible if you get up and work for it.”

“I have a different constitution. I have a different brain; I have a different heart; I got tiger blood, man.”

“I have both English bulldog determination and Bengal tiger strength.”

“I love the ambiguous kind of endings. I think, oftentimes, that’s what life really is – there’s no concrete path for you to take. It’s always kind of a jumble of variables. Behind this door could be a beautiful woman, and behind the same door could be a tiger, you know? You don’t know.”

“I was a tiger, a good fighter, in good shape, but I was always nervous before boxing matches.”

“If we choose to walk into a forest where a tiger lives, we are taking a chance. If we swim in a river where crocodiles live, we are taking a chance. If we visit the desert or climb a mountain or enter a swamp where snakes have managed to survive, we are taking a chance.”

“If you got the game, you got the game. That’s why Tiger Woods is out there playing golf with Greg Norman.”

“If you rile a tiger, he’s going to show his claws.”

“I’m different. I have a different constitution, I have a different brain, I have a different heart. I got tiger blood, man. Dying’s for fools, dying’s for amateurs.”

“In me the tiger sniffs the rose.”

“In waking a tiger, use a long stick.”

“It’s nice to win. I’ll never win again. I may have to take up golf – take on Tiger.”

“Khrushchev reminds me of the tiger hunter who has picked a place on the wall to hang the tiger’s skin long before he has caught the tiger. This tiger has other ideas.”

“My goal is to be the No. 1 golfer in the world, and I want to chase Tiger.”

“Roaring like a tiger turns some children into pianists who debut at Carnegie Hall but only crushes others. Coddling gives some the excuse to fail and others the chance to succeed.”

“So while I was in college I did a little study on the freight industry, the air freight industry. And I looked at this company called Flying Tiger. And I actually put a thousand dollars in it and I remember I thought this air cargo was going to be a thing of the future.”

“Some people regard private enterprise as a predatory tiger to be shot. Others look on it as a cow they can milk. Not enough people see it as a healthy horse, pulling a sturdy wagon.”

“The atom bomb is a paper tiger which the United States reactionaries use to scare people. It looks terrible, but in fact it isn’t.”

“The most magnificent creature in the entire world, the tiger is.”

“The serpent, the king, the tiger, the stinging wasp, the small child, the dog owned by other people, and the fool: these seven ought not to be awakened from sleep.”

“The tiger springs in the new year. Us he devours.”

“There is nothing like the thrill of walking through the jungle looking for a tiger and knowing they could be watching you already.”

“There never yet has been a country which became powerful without knowledge. A man by his own strength alone cannot successfully combat a tiger, but by his intelligence, he can devise means to entrap him.”

“These are the animals that are the reason why you don’t see old animals in the wild. You don’t see sick animals in the wild. You don’t see lame animals in the wild, and its all because of the predator: the lion, the tiger, the leopard, all the cats.”

“Tiger parenting is all about raising independent, creative, courageous kids. In America today, there’s a dangerous tendency to romanticize creativity in a way that may undermine it.”

“Time is the substance from which I am made. Time is a river which carries me along, but I am the river; it is a tiger that devours me, but I am the tiger; it is a fire that consumes me, but I am the fire.”

“We can argue about major championships and whether Tiger will ever surpass Jack’s 18 majors, but what can’t be argued is this: Tiger Woods is the most dominant, most skilled player we’ve ever seen.”

“We have a lion, tiger, liger, which is the father is a lion and the mother is a tiger, black and spotted leopard, mountain lion, Asian leopard cats. Weve got a tremendous number of the exotic feline.”

“When a man wants to murder a tiger he calls it sport; when a tiger wants to murder him he calls it ferocity.”

“You don’t see sick animals in the wild. You don’t see lame animals in the wild, and its all because of the predator: the lion, the tiger, the leopard, all the cats.”

Tigers have many unique qualities. Related to the same family to that of a domesticated cat, tigers are sophisticated to their approach of survival.

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