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
Wherefore a lion out of the forest shall slay them, [and] a wolf of the evenings shall spoil them, a leopard shall watch over their cities: every one that goeth out thence shall be torn in pieces: because their transgressions are many, [and] their backslidings are increased.
Better one day as a lion than a hundred years as a sheep.
And dar'st thou then To beard the lion in his den, The Douglas in his hall?
If a lion could speak, it would not understand itself.michael frayn
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
White and shining virgin of all human virtues, ark of the covenant between earth and heaven, tender and strong companion partaking of the lion and of the lamb, Prayer! Prayer will give you the key of heaven! Bold and pure as innocence, strong, like all that is single and simple, this glorious, invincible Queen rests, nevertheless, on the material world; she takes possession of it; like the sun, she clasps it in a circle of light.honoré de balzac
Better to live a day as a lion than 100 years as a sheep.benito mussolini
I know an Englishman. Being flattered, is a lamb; threatened, a lion.George Chapman
Roused by the lash of his own stubborn tail, Our lion now will foreign foes assail.john dryden
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
"What's a liger?" "It's pretty much my favorite animal. It's like a lion and a tiger mixed... bred for its skills in magic."Napoleon
An army of sheep led by a lion is better than an army of lions led by a sheep.
From Hallaj, I learned to hunt lions , but I became something hungrier than a lion.
An army composed of sheep but led by a lion is more powerful than an army of 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 hind, that would be mated by the lion, Must die for love.
The lion looked at Alice wearily. 'Are you animal or vegetable or mineral?' he said, yawning at every other word.Lewis Carroll
Still is thy name in high account, And still thy verse has charms, Sir David Lindesay of the Mount, Lord lion King-at-arms!