45+ Lion Quotes to Find Your Bravery

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Lions are known as the king of the jungle and are a powerful and brave symbol. Here are 45+ inspiring lion quotes and quotes about lions.

Lion Quotes | Quotes About Lions
Lion Quotes | Quotes About Lions

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45+ Quotes About Lions | Lion Quotes

“A lion doesn’t concern himself with the opinion of a sheep.” – Anonymous

“Come out of the masses. Stand alone like a lion and live your life according to your own light.” – Osho

“Lions make leopards tame.” – William Shakespeare

“The lion is passion, the lion is the fire. Lions call you to them.” – Michael Samuels

“Some people lose all respect for the lion unless he devours them instantly. There is no pleasing some people.” – Will Cuppy

“‘It’s a mystery,’ replied the Lion. ‘I suppose I was born that way. All the other animals in the forest naturally expect me to be brave, for the Lion is everywhere thought to be the King of Beasts. I learned that if I roared very loudly every living thing was frightened and got out of my way.’” – L. Frank Baum, The Wizard of Oz

“I was not the lion, but it fell to me to give the lion’s roar.” – Winston Churchill

“Love has the face of a goddess, but the talons of a lion.” – Ivan Panin

“Knowledge is like a lion; it cannot be gently embraced.” – South African Proverb

“A truly strong person does not need the approval of others any more than a lion needs the approval of sheep.” – Vernon Howard

“Nature only shows us the tail of the lion. I am convinced, however, that the lion is attached to it, even though he cannot reveal himself directly because of his enormous size.” – Albert Einstein

“It’s better to be a lion for a day than a sheep all your life.” – Elizabeth Kenny

“If you want to be a lion, you must train with lions.” – Carlson Gracie

“In the jungle, the mighty jungle / The lion sleeps tonight / In the jungle, the quiet jungle / The lion sleeps tonight” – Solomon Linda

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Inspirational Lion Quotes

“Love transforms our fear into courage like the once cowardly Lion of Oz.” – Chris T. Atkinson

“Until the lion tells his side of the story, the tale of the hunt will always glorify the hunter.” – Zimbabwean Proverb

“I am more afraid of an army of one hundred sheep led by a lion than an army of one hundred lions led by a sheep.” – Charles Maurice de Talleyrand

“The lion is the defender of faith, strength, valor, fortitude, and kingliness.” – Murray Zimiles

“The truth is like a lion. You don’t have to defend it. It will defend itself.” – St. Augustine

“The creation of freedom for oneself and a sacred “No” even to duty — for that, my brothers, the lion is needed.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

“The lion does not need the whole world to fear him, only those nearest where he roams.” – A.J. Darkholme

“Better a live dog than a dead lion.” – Paul Hoffman

“A lion who breaks the enemy’s ranks is a minor hero compared to the lion who overcomes himself.” – Rumi

“Even a hare, the weakest of animals, may insult a dead lion.” – Aesop

“Rise to the occasion. Roar like a lion.” – Alastair Reynolds | Quotes Compiled by Resilient

“I am sometimes a fox and sometimes a lion. The whole secret of government lies in knowing when to be the one or the other.” – Napoleon Bonaparte

“Lions at home, foxes abroad.” – Roman Proverb

“It is better to go in the dark when the road must pass a lion and there is no other road.” – Robert E. Howard

“Who is brave enough to tell the lion that his breath stinks?” – Berber Proverb

“Charity purifies your heart and makes you a lion.” – Kishore Bansal

“An injured lion still wants to roar.” – Randy Pausch

“So the lion is the law-breaker. Just as to the primitive man the lion is the lawbreaker, the great nuisance, dangerous to human beings and to animals, that breaks into the Kraal at night and fetches the bull out of the herd: he is the destructive instinct.” – Carl Jung

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“I am not afraid of an army of lions led by a sheep; I am afraid of an army of sheep led by a lion.” – Alexander The Great

“Every dog is a lion at home.” – Italian Proverb

“Do not try to fight a lion if you are not one yourself.” – African Proverb

“My soul is among lions; I lie among the sons of men Who are set on fire, Whose teeth are spears and arrows, And their tongue a sharp sword.” – Psalm 57:4

“The difference between a brave man and a coward is a coward thinks twice before jumping in the cage with a lion. The brave man doesn’t know what a lion is. He just thinks he does.” – Charles Bukowski

“You know the lion is dangerous when it is quiet, stalking, sneaking up on its prey. Only after it has ambushed and killed its prey does the lion roar. It wants to intimidate the jackals.” – J. Hand

“Did you think the lion was sleeping because he didn’t roar?” – Friedrich Schiller

“Ordinary people regard a man of a certain force and flexibility of character as they do a lion; they look at him with a sort of wonder, perhaps they admire him; but they will on no account house with him.” – Angela Merkel

“Familiarity makes the lion more dangerous.” – Jocelyn Murray

“The one excellent thing that can be learned from a lion is that whatever a man intends doing should be done by him with a whole-hearted and strenuous effort.” – Chanakya

“A lion sleeps in the heart of every brave man.” – Turkish Proverb

“The lion is an emblem of the dream of absolute power — and, as a wild rather than a domestic animal, he belongs to a world outside the realm of society and culture.” – Charles H. Hinnant

“A lion runs the fastest when he is hungry.” – Salman Khan

“This is not an end. It is a beginning. You will need the courage of a lion to face this journey.” – Erin Hunter

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