Black Sheep Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old black sheep quotes, black sheep sayings, and black sheep proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


He said that black sheeps express everyone else's anger and pain. It's not that they have all the anger and pain-they're just the only ones who let it out. Then the other people don't have to.     

Francesca Lia Block

A family without a black sheep is not a typical family.      

Heinrich Boll

A black sheep is a biting beast.     

Thomas Bastard

I was the black sheep of the family, and my mother never really understood me.     

Andre Rieu

Every family needs a black sheep to call them on their bullsh—.      

Karina Halle

If I was a sheep, I'd be black.     

Kirsty Eagar

The black sheep are the ones you want to get to know.     

Marty Rubin

I'm a little bit more unusual so I consider myself as the black sheep.     

Ann Wilson

To rally every black sheep is my goal.     

Julian Cope

Being a black sheep is a way I would describe myself.     

Gin Wigmore

The pattern of the prodigal is: rebellion, ruin, repentance, reconciliation, restoration.     

Edwin Louis Cole

To reclaim the prodigal is well, but to save him from ever being a prodigal is better.     

Charles Spurgeon

I am the prodigal son every time I search for unconditional love where it cannot be found.     

Henri Nouwen

The Prodigal Son didn't repent of his sin because he got tired of living like and with the pigs. He repented because God gave him eyes to see.     

Rosaria Champagne Butterfield