39 Quotes About Wolves

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Wolves are a part of the natural food chain that are an integral part of the wild world around us. These quotes about wolves capture the unique characteristics and traits of these types of animals as they operate and function in the wild.

“A clear cold morning with high wind: we caught in a trap a large gray wolf, and last night obtained in the same way a fox who had for some time infested the neighbourhood of the fort.”

“A gang is the same as a wolf pack; gang members do not use their energies in friendship with one another, for they do not know what friendship is. If they are united, it is by the common bond of a desire to attack their world. Haniel Long”

“A gentleman is simply a patient wolf.”

“A hungry wolf at all the herd will run, In hopes, through many, to make sure of one.”

“All species capable of grasping this fact manage better in the struggle for existence than those which rely upon their own strength alone: the wolf, which hunts in a pack, has a greater chance of survival than the lion, which hunts alone.”

“Anyone who thinks they stand apart from society and defies all which govern its existence has less in common with the lone wolf patriot standing up to dystopic forces of oppression – a myth – and more in common with the disease known as cancer – a harsh reality.”

“At university – when I was supposed to be studying biochemistry – I had tried to write a children’s book about a boy and a wolf cub, and there was a paragraph in that which was from the wolf’s point of view.”

“Careless shepherd make excellent dinner for wolf.”

“Crying wolf is a real danger.”

“Everybody needs his memories. They keep the wolf of insignificance from the door.”

“Growing up, I was taught that a man has to defend his family. When the wolf is trying to get in, you gotta stand in the doorway.”

“I actually carry a little picture of a wolf in my wallet, rather like people carry a picture of their kids. The reason I do that is to remind myself why I’m doing this, to remind myself of the story. Michelle Paver”

“I am not a wolf in sheep’s clothing, I’m a wolf in wolf’s clothing.”

“I built a series of supporters that had my back. I never abused that trust. You can’t cry wolf. You have to solve most problems yourself.”

“I guess I’m pretty much of a lone wolf. I don’t say I don’t like people at all, but, to tell you the truth, I only like it then if I have a chance to look deep into their hearts and their minds.”

“I woke up one morning thinking about wolves and realized that wolf packs function as families. Everyone has a role, and if you act within the parameters of your role, the whole pack succeeds, and when that falls apart, so does the pack.”

“If you live among wolves you have to act like a wolf.”

“If you turned into a wolf, there’s no reason why you’d become evil and start eating people, is there? You’d just be a wolf, run around, try to catch rabbits or something.”

“If you’re a person who complains about everything all the time, then you’re just the boy who cried ‘wolf.’ But if you do it on occasion and about the right reasons, then people listen.”

“It is madness for sheep to talk peace with a wolf.”

“It is useless for the sheep to pass resolutions in favor of vegetarianism, while the wolf remains of a different opinion.”

“It takes in reality only one to make a quarrel. It is useless for the sheep to pass resolutions in favor of vegetarianism, while the wolf remains of a different opinion.”

“I’ve always been interested in wolves, since I was a child. There was a wolf enclosure in a wildlife park very close to where I was brought up; they were the main attraction.”

“Liberty for wolves is death to the lambs.”

“Love will find a way through paths where wolves fear to prey.”

“Luxury is the wolf at the door and its fangs are the vanities and conceits germinated by success. When an artist learns this, he knows where the danger is.”

“Man is not man, but a wolf to those he does not know.”

“Man is to man either a God or a wolf.”

“Pacifists are like sheep who believe that wolves are vegetarians.”

“People will be able to survive, of course, without honeycreepers and monk seals. But if the wolf spider is in trouble, we are in trouble, too.”

“Some kinds of animals burrow in the ground; others do not. Some animals are nocturnal, as the owl and the bat; others use the hours of daylight. There are tame animals and wild animals. Man and the mule are always tame; the leopard and the wolf are invariably wild, and others, as the elephant, are easily tamed.”

“The coolest thing about the series is that we stay very true to the books; it would be silly for us not to, because the books are exactly what the fans want to see. There’s an action side to it, which I love, and there are werewolves now. There aren’t just vampires. There’s a wolf pack.”

“The race of man, while sheep in credulity, are wolves for conformity.”

“The wolf always charges the lamb with muddying the stream.”

“There are nights when the wolves are silent and only the moon howls.”

“There is a very real danger that financial regulation will become a wolf in sheep’s clothing”

“There’s always the hyena of morality at the garden gate, and the real wolf at the end of the street.”

“Violence against women is real and something I feel passionately about, and the gateway to all that is wolf whistling. It’s allowing a man to impose his will on a woman who is just trying to walk down the street and live her life. It’s all about unwanted versus wanted attention, and, of course, there’s a fine line.”

“When a wolf doesn’t want to do something, they look really cute.”

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