Sheep Quotes

Better to live one year as a tiger, then a hundred as sheep.

Madonna Louise Ciccone

The wolf cried when the sheep got drenched in rain.

Tamil proverb

Democracy must be something more than two wolves and a sheep voting on what to have for dinner.

James Bovard

An army of sheep led by a lion is better than an army of lions led by a sheep.

Alexander III

Too many leaders act as if the sheep... their people... are there for the benefit of the shepherd, not that the shepherd has responsibility for the sheep.

Ken Blanchard

Not only the bull attacks his enemies with curved horn, but also the sheep, when harmed fights back.

Propertius Sextus

It is useless for the sheep to pass resolutions in favour of vegetarianism, while the wolf remains of a different opinion.

WILLIAM RALPH INGE

The benevolent despot who sees himself as a shepherd of the people still demands from others the submissiveness of sheep.

Eric Hoffer

If the freedom of speech is taken away then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.

George Washington

The shepherd always tries to persuade the sheep that their interests and his own are the same.

Stendhal

Without tradition, art is a flock of sheep without a shepherd. Without innovation, it is a corpse.

Winston Churchill

It is useless for the sheep to pass resolutions in favor of vegetarianism while the wolf remains of a different opinion.

Dr. William Ralph Inge

It would be nice to travel if you knew where you were going and where you would live at the end or do we ever know, do we ever live where we live, we're always in other places, lost, like sheep.

Janet Frame

Majority rule only works if you're also considering individual rights. Because you can't have five wolves and one sheep voting on what to have for supper

Larry Flynt

It is useless for the sheep to pass resolutions in favor of vegetarianism, while the wolf remains of a different opinion.

William Ralph Inge

Think of the fierce energy concentrated in an acorn! You bury it in the ground, and it explodes into an oak! Bury a sheep, and nothing happens but decay.

George Bernard Shaw

Upon the first goblet he read this inscription, monkey wine; upon the second, lion wine; upon the third, sheep wine; upon the fourth, swine wine. These four inscriptions expressed the four descending degrees of drunkenness: the first, that which enlivens; the second, that which irritates; the third, that which stupefies; finally the last, that which brutalizes.

Victor Hugo

And in that day did the Lord God of hosts call to weeping, and to mourning, and to baldness, and to girding with sackcloth: And behold joy and gladness, slaying oxen, and killing sheep, eating flesh, and drinking wine: let us eat and drink; for to morrow we shall die.

Bible

If, then, the Greeks or others say that they were not committed to the care of Peter and his successors, they necessarily confess that they are not of the sheep of Christ; for the Lord says, in John, that there is one fold, one shepherd, and one only.

Pope Boniface VIII

A heaven so clear, an earth so calm, So sweet, so soft, so hushed an air; And, deepening still the dreamlike charm, Wild moor-sheep feeding everywhere.

Emily Jane Bront

To you liberals, of course, goats are just sheep from broken homes.

Sir Malcolm Stanley Bradbury

A nation of sheep will beget a government of wolves

Edward R. Murrow

A dog will make eye contact. A cat will, too, but a cats eyes dont even look entirely warm-blooded to me, whereas a dogs eyes look human except less guarded. A dog will look at you as if to say, What do you want me to do for you? Ill do anything for you. Whether a dog can in fact, do anything for you if you dont have sheep (I never have) is another matter. The dog is willing.

Roy Alton Blount, Jr.

The death of wolves is the safety of the sheep.

George Herbert

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