Wolves are powerful, majestic creatures that represent the wild and untamed wilderness of nature.
Wolves have lived on this earth much longer than humans, and they have many things to teach us if we stop to listen.
Wolf quotes are filled with knowledge and wisdom we can learn from in order to better understand ourselves and the world around us.
Here are some of the most powerful wolf quotes you’ll ever find!
Powerful Wolf Quotes
It’s better to be alone than in bad company. ―George Washington
Careless shepherd make excellent dinner for a wolf. ―Earl Derr Biggers
Fierce as the prowling wolves at close of day, and swift as eagles in pursuit of prey. ―Thomas Parnell
Fear makes the wolf bigger than he is. ―German Proverb
Wolf of Wall Street work until your bank account.
Talk of the wolf and you see his tail. ―French Proverb
An intelligent wolf is better than a foolish lion. ―Matshona Dhliwayo
The gaze of the wolf reaches into our soul. ―Barry Lopez
The wolves in the woods have sharp teeth and long claws, but it’s the wolf inside who will tear you apart. ―Jennifer Donnelly
Unity is strength. . . when there is teamwork and collaboration, wonderful things can be achieved.
I am convinced that hundreds of religious leaders throughout the world today are servants not of God, but of the Antichrist. They are wolves in sheep’s clothing; they are tares instead of wheat. ―Billy Graham
My past has not defined me, destroyed me, deterred me, or defeated me; it has only strengthened me.
Wolf Quotes on Perseverance
The wolves are never meant to be anything other than defending. They’re not meant to be aggressors. ―Joe Carnahan
Majority rule only works if you’re also considering individual rights. Because you can’t have five wolves and one sheep voting on what to have for supper. ―Larry Flynt
A wolf eats sheep but now and then; Ten thousand are devoured by men. An open foe may prove a curse, but a pretend friend is worse. ―John Gay
If you run from a wolf, you may run into a bear. ―Lithuanian
Wolves and Doves mate for life. I hope in the next life I am one of the two. ―Amanda Mosher
Pacifists are like sheep who believe that wolves are vegetarians. ―Yves Montand
Wolf Quotes about Confidence
Wolf is the Grand Teacher. Wolf is the sage, who after many winters upon the sacred path and seeking the ways of wisdom, returns to share new knowledge with the tribe. Wolf is both the radical and the traditional in the same breath. When the Wolf walks by you—you will remember. ―Robert Ghost Wolf
Man is an intellectual animal, therefore an everlasting contradiction to himself. His senses center in himself, his ideas reach to the ends of the universe; so that he is torn in pieces between the two without the possibility of its ever being otherwise. A mere physical being or a pure spirit can alone be satisfied with itself. ―Hazlitt
A little wolf is present in every one of us. ―Peter Stamm
There is no better way to know us than as two wolves, come separately to a wood. ―Ted Hughes
Prosperity is acquired by exertion, and there is no fruit for him who doth not exert himself: the fawns go not into the mouth of a sleeping lion. ―Hitopadesa
It was just like Howlin’ Wolf. Once you arrive at the point that you understand it, the emotional factor is darker than some of the saddest blues stuff. ―Robert Quine
The only thing standing between you and your goal is the bullshit story you keep telling yourself as to why you can’t achieve it. ―Jordan Belfort
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
Wolf Quotes about Influence
The wolf exerts a powerful influence on the human imagination. It takes your stare and turns it back on you. ―Barry Lopez
Bad friends are like paper cuts, both are annoyingly painful and make you wish you were more careful.
The wolf is an intelligent and cultural animal. Its behavior is not just imprinted in its genes, but is also taught from mothers to pups according to circumstance. It knows that a man with a pitchfork is dangerous and that a man with a gun is even more so. The wolf was different once and was more active during the day. Its nocturnal activities are an adaptation against danger. ―Luigi Boitani
I believe that the wolf can change everything if he just wants to change. ―Deyth Banger
It’s easy to stand with the crowd, it takes courage to stand alone.
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
You are who you are by virtue of the company you keep. ―T. B. Joshua
We both fell asleep wrapped up together with the wolves still lullaby-ing us in the background. ―April Genevieve Tucholke
The Lord God had created all animals and had chosen out the wolf to be his dog. ―Jacob Grimm
Remember that guy that gave up? Neither does anyone else.
When shepherds quarrel, the wolf has a winning game. ―German proverb
Tough times never last, but tough people do.
Crying wolf is a real danger. ―David Attenborough
The wolves were in a tragic scene Things falling apart at the seams. ―Mario William Vitale
If the wolf would cease his running, the people would cease their shouting. ―German proverb
Tis a silly sheep that makes the wolf her confessor. ―French Proverb
I would control your life, every step you walk, and every word you say; there is no way you can run from an injured wolf. ―M.F. Moonzajer
The wolves prey upon the lambs in the darkness of the night, but the bloodstains remain upon the stones in the valley until the dawn comes, and the sun reveals the crime to all. ―Khalil Gibran
Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much. ―Helen Keller
Man is the only animal with the powers of laughter, a privilege which was not bestowed on him for nothing. Let us then laugh while we may, no matter how broad the laugh may be, and despite of what the poet says about “the loud laugh that speaks the vacant mind.” The mind should occasionally be vacant, as the land should sometimes lie fallow, and for precisely the same reason. ―Egerton Smith.
As wolves love lambs so lovers love their loves. ―Plato
Everybody needs his memories. They keep the wolf of insignificance from the door. ―Saul Bellow
When a wolf doesn’t want to do something, they look really cute. ―Michelle Paver
The wolf attacks with his fang, the bull with his horn. ―Horace
Throw me to the wolves and I will return, leading the pack. ―Seneca
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
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
Democracy must be something more than two wolves and a sheep voting on what to have for dinner. ―James Bovard
The black wolf’s curse awakes every time that a full moon points in the middle of the sky. ―Pet Torres
A man might befriend a wolf, even break a wolf, but no man could truly tame a wolf. ―George R.R. Martin
If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward. ―Martin Luther King, Jr.
A fox is a wolf who sends flowers. ―Ruth Brown
Whenever the wolf does not have his moon, he will howl at the stars.
A gentleman is simply a patient wolf. ―Lana Turner
Wolf Quotes on Fear
We humans fear the beast within the wolf because we do not understand the beast within ourselves. ―Gerald Hausman
As the wolves ran, drawing nearer to their prey. ―James E. Hyler II
I knew he wouldn’t come, but I howled anyway, and when I did, the other wolves would pass images of him to me of what he looked like lithe, gray, yellow-eyed. I would pass back images of my own, of a wolf on the edge of the woods, silent and cautious, watching me. The images, clear as the slender-leaved trees in front of me, made finding him seem urgent, but I didn’t know how to begin to look. ―Maggie Stiefvater
Crying wolf may have been the boy’s undoing, but the true irony was that the wolves were always lurking nearby. ―Wes Fesler
Wolves don’t perform in a circus, and people with a mind of their own, don’t perform in a circus either. ―Avijeet Das
Throw me to the wolves. I learn faster when I’m around wolves and sharks. ―Baron Davis
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
The greatness of a community is most accurately measured by the compassionate actions of its members. ―Coretta Scott King
Wolves and women are relational by nature, inquiring, possessed of great endurance and strength. They are deeply intuitive, intensely concerned with their young, their mate, and their pack. Yet both have been hounded, harassed, and falsely imputed to be devouring and devious, overly aggressive, of less value than those who are their detractors. ―Clarissa Pinkola Estes
A swan is out of place among crows, a lion among bulls, a horse among asses, and a wise man among fools. ―Burmese
Where there are sheep, the wolves are never very far away. ―Plautus
Beware of wolves in sheep’s clothing, for they will feed you delicious morsels that they may later feast upon your tender flesh.
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
Man differs from other animals particularly in this, that he is imitative, and acquires his rudiments of knowledge in this way; besides, the delight in imitation is universal. ―Aristotle
A mirror reflects a man’s face, but what he is really like is shown by the kind of friends he chooses. ―Colin Powell
Prosperity attends the lion-hearted man who exerts himself, while we say, destiny will ensure it. Laying aside destiny, show manly fortitude by thy own strength: if thou endeavor, and thy endeavors fail of success, what crime is there in failing?. ―Hitopadesa
The wolf always charges the lamb with muddying the stream. ―Elihu Root
If you live among wolves you have to act like a wolf. ―Nikita Khrushchev
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
In freedom, wolves are grown, but deal with them is short: In grass, in ice, in snow – a wolf is always shot. ―Anna Akhmatova
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
Wolves were everywhere. In politics, on thrones, in beds. They cut their teeth on history and grew fat on war.
Courage isn’t having the strength to go on, it is going on when you don’t have the strength.
Wolf Quotes on Crying
Like crying wolf, if you keep looking for sympathy as a justification for your actions, you will someday be left standing alone when you really need help. ―Criss Jami
The wolf may fight the bear but the rabbit always loses. ―Robert Jordan
The wolf’s clear, intelligent eyes brushed mine. The wolf is gentlehearted. Not noble, not cowardly, just non-fighting. ―Lois Crisler
Flatterers look like friends, as wolves like dogs. ―George Chapman
Wolf Quote by Arnold Schwarzenegger
The wolf on the hill is not as hungry as the wolf climbing the hill. ―Arnold Schwarzenegger
It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.
If you fall off a horse, you get back up. I am not a quitter.
Wolves directly affect the entire ecosystem, not just moose populations, their main prey, because less moose equals more tree growth. ―Rolf Peterson
It never troubles the wolf how many the sheep may be. ―Virgil
Work until your bank account looks like a phone number. ―Jordan Belfort
There is immense power when a group of people with similar interests gets together to work toward the same goals.
Wolf Hall’ attempts to duplicate not the historian’s chronology but the way memory works: in leaps, loops, flashes. ―Hilary Mantel
It is madness for a sheep to talk of peace with a wolf. ―French proverb
He that will give himself to all manner of ways to get money may be rich; so he that lets fly all he knows or thinks may by chance be satirically witty. Honesty sometimes keeps a man from growing rich, and civility from being witty. ―Selden
A wolf will never be a pet.
Be the wolf. The wolf is relentless never quits and doesn’t look back.
The wolf that one hears is worse than the orc that one fears. ―J. R. R. Tolkien
She slept with wolves without fear, for the wolves knew a lion was among them. ―R.M. Drake
I am not a wolf in sheep’s clothing, I’m a wolf in wolf’s clothing. ―Ricky Gervais
It’s better to walk alone than to walk with fools.
Do not cringe and make yourself small if you are called the black sheep, the maverick, the lone wolf. Those with slow seeing say that a noncomformist is a blight on society. But it has been proven over the centuries, that being different means standing at the edge, that one is practically guaranteed to make an original contribution, a useful and stunning contribution to her culture. ―Clarissa Pinkola Estes
Wolves are very resourceful. All they need to survive is for people not to shoot them. ―Bob Ferris
A wolf doesn’t turn around, when a dog barks.
Hunger drives the wolf out of the wood. ―German Proverb
Man is to man either a god or a wolf. ―Desiderius Erasmus
A wolf in sheep’s clothing is the one you have to fear the most.
The wolf changes his coat, but not his disposition.
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
A company of wolves is better than a company of the wolves in sheep’s clothing.
Wolf Quotes about Confidence
Make yourself a sheep and the wolf will eat you. ―German Proverb
Wolves, like children, are not born to lead calm lives. ―Katherine Rundell
When one runs with the wolves, one must howl with the pack. ―Leon Trotsky
Everyone knew there were wolves in the mountains, but they seldom came near the village—the modern wolves were the offspring of ancestors that had survived because they had learned that human meat had sharp edges. ―Terry Pratchett
The wolf is the arch-type of ravin, the beast of waste and desolation. ―Theodore Roosevelt
You have to be like wolves: strong alone and in solidarity with the pack.
The tiger and the lion may be more powerful but the wolf does not perform in the circus.
Do like the wolf. When they reject you, act without fear of fighting and without fear of losing. Inspire loyalty and protect others.
Wolves don’t hunt singly, but always in pairs. The lone wolf was a myth. ―John Fowles
A wolf doesn’t concern himself with the opinions of sheep.
No matter how much falls on us, we keep plowing ahead. That’s the only way to keep the roads clear.
It’s business. Leave your emotions at the door. ―Jordan Belfort
Wolves with wolves are never savage. ―James Clerk Maxwell
You know, I’m cursed with morals. I was raised a certain way. I wish I wasn’t. I wish I was raised by wolves. ―Carson Daly
Wolves want to be wolves. Servals want to be servals. Bears want to be bears. And it is impossible to be a wolf or a serval or a bear when living in a cage. ―Annie Lowrey
Great things in business are never done by one person; they’re done by a team of people.
For the strength of the pack is the wolf, and the strength of the wolf is the pack.
The race of man, while sheep in credulity, are wolves for conformity. ―Carl Clinton Van Doren
In the calm, deep waters of the mind, the wolf waits. ―F.T. McKinstry
We wear clothes, and speak, and create civilizations, and believe we are more than wolves. But inside us, there is a word we cannot pronounce and that is who we are. ―Anthony Marra
Wolves are the witches of the animal world. ―Katherine Rundell
Two heads are better than one, not because either is infallible, but because they are unlikely to go wrong in the same direction. ― C.S. Lewis
Liberty for wolves is death to the lambs. ―Isaiah Berlin
There are nights when the wolves are silent and only the moon howls. ―George Carlin
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
No wolf falters before the bite so strike no hawk wavers before the dive just strike. ―Shannon Hale
In Mongolia, the nomads always told me that wolves were the most dangerous things on the steppe, and I didn’t believe them at first. ―Tim Cope
Wolves and people were not natural enemies. The human’s relationship with other animals established their rivalry with wolves. ―Jon T. Coleman
We have doomed the wolf not for what it is, but for what we deliberately and mistakenly perceive it to be—the mythologized epitome of a savage ruthless killer—which is, in reality, no more than a reflected image of ourselves. ―Farley Mowat
Be yourself. If you’re not yourself, who are you? But take advice; listen to people. If you’re not listening, you’re lost. You’re a sheep among wolves. ―Craig David
How could I fail to be a lone wolf, and an uncouth hermit, as I did not share one of its aims nor understand one of its pleasures? – Hermann Hesse
To a distant goal, like the grey wolves grey. ―Henry Lawson
Wolves go after a wounded deer, it is the nature of the beast. ―Barbara Delinsky
There is an old saying about the strength of the wolf is the pack, and I think there is a lot of truth to that. On a football team, it’s not the strength of the individual players, but it is the strength of the unit and how they all function together.
Make yourselves sheep and the wolves will eat you. ―Benjamin Franklin
I’ve done this a thousand times before, watching the crowd like a wolf does a flock of sheep. Looking for the weak, the slow, the foolish. Only now, I am very much the prey. ―Victoria Aveyard
What’s that supposed to mean? A wolf’s head on a stick. Big wolf barbecue tonight? Bring your own wolf? – Eoin Colfer
I think I’m still a lone wolf, internally. And I always will be. ―Rob Halford
Wolves together stand howling soft and loud at the light, singing family songs. ―Sue Thoele
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
Beware of a wolf in sheep’s clothing.
If you don’t fit in, then you’re probably doing the right thing.
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What do you know about a wolf?
Wolves of all species belong to that class of animals known as the dog family, the members of which are considered to be the most intelligent of brute animals. They are found, in one species or another, in almost every part of the world. They are strictly carnivorous and are beyond all doubt the most destructive of all wild animals.
What is the general appearance of a wolf?
In general appearance the wolf resembles a large dog having erect ears, elongated muzzle, long heavy fur and bushy tail. The size and color varies considerably as there are many varieties.
How many groups of wolves are there in North America?
The wolves of North America may be divided into two distinct groups, namely, the large timber wolves, and the prairie wolves or coyotes
What is the size of a full-grown wolf?
The average full-grown wolf will measure about five feet in length, from the end of the nose to the tip of the tail, and will weigh from eighty to one hundred pounds, but specimens have been killed which far exceeded these figures.
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