40+ Wolf Quotes and Sayings

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Wolves can be both fierce and elegant, and travel in packs in the wild. Here are 40+ inspiring wolf quotes and quotes about wolves.

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40+ Quotes About Wolves | Wolf Quotes

“The tiger and the lion may be more powerful but the wolf does not perform in the circus.” – Anonymous

“That night the wind was howling almost like a wolf and there were some real wolves off to the west giving it lessons.” – George R.R. Martin

“She slept with wolves without fear, for the wolves knew a lion was among them.” – R.M. Drake

“Hunger drives the wolf out of the wood.” – German Proverb

“As the wolves ran, drawing nearer to their prey.” – James E. Hyler II

“To the wolves, you left me to the wolves. Thought it was me and you against the world but you left me to the wolves.” – Anberlin

“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.” – B. B. King

“The Canis Lupus, both wolf and man, were meant to be a family with one another. We gain strength through our bond with each other.” – Quinn Loftis

“Even a wolf knows how to be polite when animalistic humans have no clue about politeness.” – Munia Khan

“Throw me to the wolves & I’ll return leading the pack.” – Unknown

“The wolves knew when it was time to stop looking for what they’d lost, to focus instead on what was yet to come.” – Jodi Picoult

“Throw me to the wolves and I will return, leading the pack.” – Seneca

“We humans fear the beast within the wolf because we do not understand the beast within ourselves.” – Gerald Hausman

“Wolves together stand howling soft and loud at light, singing family songs.” – Sue Thoele

“In the calm, deep waters of the mind, the wolf waits.” – F.T. McKinstry

“When shepherds quarrel, the wolf has a winning game.” – German Proverb

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“Wolves don’t hunt singly, but always in pairs. The lone wolf was a myth.” – John Fowles

“The wolf’s clear, intelligent eyes brushed mine. The wolf is gentle-hearted. Not noble, not cowardly, just nonfighting.” – Lois Crisler

“The wolves in the woods have sharp teeth and long claws, but it’s the wolf inside who will tear you apart.” – Jennifer Donnelly

“Make yourself a sheep and the wolf will eat you.” – German Proverb

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

“The Lord God had created all animals, and had chosen out the wolf to be his dog.” – Jacob Grimm

“A wolf doesn’t concern himself with the opinions of sheep.”

“Wolves and people were not natural enemies. The humans’ relationship with other animals established their rivalry with wolves.” – Jon T. Coleman

“The wolf is the arch type of ravin, the beast of waste and desolation.” – Theodore Roosevelt

“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.” – Bela Lugosi

“Those are the voices of my brothers, darling; I love the company of wolves.” – Angela Carter

“A man might befriend a wolf, even break a wolf, but no man could truly tame a wolf.” – George R.R. Martin

“The wolf that one hears is worse than the orc that one fears.” – J R R Tolkien

“Wolves don’t perform in a circus, and people with a mind of their own, don’t perform in a circus either.” – Avijeet Das

“When one runs with the wolves, one must howl with the pack.” – Leon Trotsky

“The wolf on the hill is not as hungry as the wolf climbing the hill.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger

“Leave the pain behind and let your life be your own again. There is a place where all time is now, and the choices are simple and always your own. Wolves have no kings.” – Robin Hobb

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“Crying wolf may have been the boy’s undoing, but the true irony was that the wolves were always lurking nearby.” – Wes Fesler

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

“It never troubles the wolf how many the sheep may be.” – Virgil

“It is madness for a sheep to talk of peace with a wolf.” – French Proverb

“We both fell asleep wrapped up together with the wolves still lullaby-ing us in the background.” – April Genevieve Tucholke

“Some girls are full of heartache and poetry and those are the kind of girls who try to save wolves instead of running away from them.” – Nikita Gill

“They say the wolf bestows its happy spirit to help people. Women who obtain this spirit become skilled in creative endeavors and experience a strengthening of the senses. I would like to think there is some truth to this in my own life.” – Judi Rideout

“Wolves with wolves are never savage.” – James Clerk Maxwell

“A wolf is no less a wolf because he’s dressed in sheepskin and the devil is no less the devil because he’s dressed as an angel.” – Lecrae

“To a distant goal, like the grey wolves grey.” – Henry Lawson

“Where there are sheep, the wolves are never very far away.” – Plautus

“Wolves directly affect the entire ecosystem, not just moose populations, their main prey, because less moose equals more tree growth.” – Rolf Peterson

“The gaze of the wolf reaches into our soul.” – Barry Lopez

“Fierce as the prowling wolves at close of day, and swift as eagles in pursuit of prey.” – Thomas Parnell

“The wolf changes his coat, but not his disposition.” – Proverb

“The wolf will never lose sleep, worrying about the feelings of sheep. But no-one ever told the sheep, that they outnumber the wolves.” – Bray Wyatt

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