Inescapably, the realization was being borne in upon my preconditioned mind that the centuries-old and universally accepted human concept of wolf character was a palpable lie. On three separate occasions in less than a week I had been completely at the mercy of these 'savage killers'; but far from attempting to tear me limb from limb, they had displayed a restraint verging on contempt, even when I invaded their home and appeared to be posing a direct threat to the young pups.
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.David Jeremiah
To die alone, on rock under sun at the brink of the unknown, like a wolf, like a great bird, seems to me very good fortune indeed.edward abbey
It needs but slight provocation to make the wolf devour the lamb.Henry G. Bohn
The Americans are stuck in Iraq and have no way out. They are like a wolf whose tail has been caught in a trap.ali khamenei
Anybody who has ever owned a dog who barked when strangers came near its owner's property has experienced the essential continuity between animal territoriality and human property. Our domesticated cousins of the wolf are instinctively smarter about this than a good many human political theorists.eric s. raymond
Benjamin shall ravin as a wolf: in the morning he shall devour the prey, and at night he shall divide the spoil.
The story of Romulus and Remus being suckled by a wolf is not a meaningless fable. The founders of every State which has risen to eminence have drawn their nourishment and vigor from a similar wild source. It was because the children of the Empire were not suckled by the wolf that they were conquered and displaced by the children of the Northern forests who were.Henry David Thoreau
Many people together won't fear a tiger, and many dogs together won't fear a wolf.
Mountains hide the wolf as the night hides the thief.
The Assyrian came down like the wolf on the fold, And his cohorts were gleaming in purple and goldlord byron
The Assyrian came down like the wolf on the fold, And his cohorts were gleaming in purple and gold.lord byron
Precious Saviour! come in spirit, and lay Thy strong, gentle grasp of love on our dear boys and girls, and keep these our lambs from the fangs of the wolf.theodore l. cuyler
The story of Romulus and Remus being suckled by a wolf is not a meaningless fable. The founders of every State which has risen to eminence have drawn their nourishment and vigor from a similar wild source. It was because the children of the Empire were not suckled by the wolf that they were conquered and displaced by the children of the Northern forests who were.
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.
A clumsy wolf will frighten the sheep away, a clumsy thief will be caught.
We have the wolf by the ears, and we can neither hold him nor safely let him go. Justice is in one scale, self-preservation in the other.thomas jefferson
On the ragged edge of the world I'll roam, and the home of the wolf shall be my home.robert service
Even the eighty-year-old mother didn't let the wolf catch up with her.
'Tis a silly sheep that makes the wolf her confessor.
The wolf bemoans the sheep, and then eats it.
A wolf had pity on a mare, but only a horse tail and a mane remained.
Put the blame on the gray wolf; he will be responsible for all misdeeds done by you or someone else.
The wolf felt pity for the lamb, and so he left the skin and bones.
For the strength of the Pack is the wolf, and the strength of the wolf is the Pack.rudyard kipling