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.
Nature shows us only the tail of the lion. But there is no doubt in my mind that the lion belongs with it even if he cannot reveal himself to the eye all at once because of his huge dimension.Albert Einstein
I think that if the beast who sleeps in man could be held down by threats of any kind, whether of jail or retribution, then the highest emblem of humanity would be the lion tamer, not the prophet who sacrificed himself.... What for centuries raised man above the beast is not the cudgel but the irresistible power of unarmed truth.Boris Pasternak
Sometime we see a cloud that's dragonish ; A vapour sometime like a bear or lion , A tower'd citadel, a pendant rock, A forked mountain , or blue promontory With trees upon 't, that nod unto the world , And mock our eyes with air : thou hast seen these signs; They are black vesper's pageants.william shakespeare
They shall knaw a file, and flee unto the mountains of Hepsidam whar the lion roareth and the Wang Doodle mourneth for its first born ah!
Charm us, orator, till the lion look no larger than the cat.
The food of the lion (causes) indigestion to the wolf.
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.
The wicked flee when no man pursueth; but the righteous are bold as a lion.
Tywin...? [sleepily] My lion...?
[It] is better to live one single day as a lion than a hundred years as a sheep E' meglio vivere un giorno da leone che cent'anni da pecora
A lion among ladies, is a most dreadful thing.
The Elephant is never won with Anger, Nor must that man, who would reclaim a lion, Take him by the teeth.wilmot, john, 2nd earl of rochester