The lion out of the forest has smitten the great ones of Jerusalem, the wolf of the plains shall devastate them; the leopard is watching against their cities; every one who goes out shall be torn in pieces, because their prevarications are multiplied, their aversions are become strong.
For us in Russia, communism is a dead dog, while, for many people in the West, it is still a living lion.aleksandr solzhenitsyn
I have never accepted what many people have kindly saidthat I inspired the nation. It was the nation and the race living around theglobe that had the lion heart.I had the luck to be called upon to give the roar.Lord Randolph Henry Spencer Churchill
Better one day as a lion than a hundred years as a sheep.
It is on account neither of God's weakness nor ignorance that evil comes into the world, but rather it is due to the order of his wisdom and the greatness of his goodness that diverse grades of goodness occur in things, many of which would be lacking if no evil were permitted. Indeed, the good of patience would not exist without the evil of persecution; nor the good of preservation of life in a lion if not for the evil of the destruction of the animals on which it lives.thomas aquinas
A criminal who, having renounced reason ... hath, by the unjust violence and slaughter he hath committed upon one, declared war against all mankind, and therefore may be destroyed as a lion or tyger , one of those wild savage beasts with whom men can have no society nor security. And upon this is grounded the great law of Nature, "Whoso sheddeth man's blood, by man shall his blood be shed."john locke
This is a strange fraternity these sea lions and land lions, land unicorns and sea unicorns; the lion civilly rampant, tame and concessive like the long-tailed bear of Ecuador the lion standing up against this screen of woven air which is the forest: the unicorn also, on its hind legs in reciprocity.marianne moore
Did you think the lion was sleeping because he didn't roar?friedrich von schiller
I know an Englishman. Being flattered, is a lamb; threatened, a lion.George Chapman
Now the hungry lion roars, And the wolf behowls the moon.william shakespeare
The food of the lion (causes) indigestion to the wolf.
What sudden anger's this? How have I reap'd it? He parted frowning from me, as if ruin Leap'd from his eyes: So looks the chafed lion Upon the daring huntsman that has gall'd him; Then makes him nothing.william shakespeare
They rejoice Each with their kind, lion with lioness, So fitly them in pairs thou hast combined.john milton
If the lion and dragon fight, they will both die .
From Hallaj, I learned to hunt lions , but I became something hungrier than a lion.
An army of sheep led by a lion are more to be feared than an army of lions led by a sheep.
It is better to have sheep led by a lion than lions led by a sheep.
Greater is an army of sheep led by a lion, than an army of lions led by a sheep.
I am more afraid of one hundred sheep led by a lion than one hundred lions led by a sheep.
The lion looked at Alice wearily. 'Are you animal or vegetable or mineral?' he said, yawning at every other word.Lewis Carroll
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