Beast Sayings and Quotes

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


A man without ethics is a wild beast loosed upon this world.     

Albert Camus

The wild, cruel beast is not behind the bars of the cage. He is in front of it.     

Axel Munthe

What a cage is to the wild beast, law is to the selfish man.     

Herbert Spencer

Courage without conscience is a wild beast.     

Robert Green Ingersoll

There is a savage beast in every man, and when you hand that man a sword or spear and send him forth to war, the beast stirs.     

George R.R. Martin

Each of us has a beast roaming beneath our skin, roaring to get out.     

Sarah J. Maas

Certainly no beast has essayed the boundless, infinitely inventive art of human hatred. No beast can match its range and power.     

Arundhati Roy

He who is unable to live in society, or who has no need because he is sufficient for himself, must be either a beast or a god.     

Aristotle

He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.     

Samuel Johnson

Man is an evasive beast, given to cultivating strange notions about himself. He is humiliated by his simian ancestry, and tries to deny his animal nature, to persuade himself that he is not limited by its weaknesses nor concerned in its fate.     

Upton Sinclair

Everybody wants to be a beast until it's time to do what real bests do.     

Eric Thomas

The human tongue is a beast that few can master.     

Robert Greene

The heart is a strange beast and not ruled by logic.     

Maria V. Snyder

No beast is more savage than man when possessed with power answerable to his rage.     

Plutarch

Man differs more from man than man from beast.     

John Wilmot

Any beast can cry over the misfortunes of its own child. It takes a mensch to weep for others' children.     

Sam Levenson

A beast does not know that he is a beast, and the nearer a man gets to being a beast, the less he knows it.     

George Macdonald

Success is a beast. And it actually puts the emphasis on the wrong thing. You get away with more instead of looking within.     

Brad Pitt

An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast - a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind.     

Buddha

A beast is always going to enjoy the feast in a land full of foxes and wolves that hardly care about others and do hard work the least.     

Anuj Somany

A person without learning is like a beast dressed up in man’s clothes in the field.     

Vikrant Parsai

Beasts kill for hunger, men for pay.     

John Gay

There is no beast more cruel than man.     

Leonid Andreyev

Fear is a powerful beast, if it is allowed the mastery.     

Mary Balogh

From all wild beasts, a child is the most difficult to handle.     

Plato

Fame is a beast that you can't control or be prepared for.     

Tom Holland

Maybe there is a beast. Maybe it's only us.     

William Golding

Ego is the Beast that seeks to conquer and destroy     

H.W. Mann

The images we create could turn into wild beasts and tear us to pieces.     

Rumi