[The] swarming, grunting masses of jackals...
List'n, savages an Civ'lizeds ain't divvied by tribes or b'liefs or mountain ranges, nay, ev'ry human is both, yay. Old Uns'd got the Smart o' gods but the savagery o' jackals, an' that's what tripped the Fall.david mitchell
Personal columnists ... are jackals and no jackal has been known to live on grass once he had learned about meat no matter who killed the meat for him.
We were the Leopards, the Lions; those who'll take our place will be little jackals, hyenas; and the whole lot of us, Leopards, jackals, and sheep, we'll all go on thinking ourselves the salt of the earth.giuseppe tomasi di lampedusa