Camel Sayings and Quotes

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

A camel makes an elephant feel like a jet plane.     

Jackie Kennedy

Do not free a camel of the burden of his hump; you may be freeing him from being a camel.     

Gilbert K. Chesterton

Just like a caravan of camels walking in the desert, be durable against the adversities of life and walk with decisive steps.     

Mehmet Murat ildan

On horseback you feel as if you're moving in time to classical music; a camel seems to progress to the beat of a drum played by a drunk.     

Walter Moers

As a camel beareth labour, and heat, and hunger, and thirst, through deserts of sand, and fainteth not; so the fortitude of a man shall sustain him through all perils.     


I tell you the truth, it is hard for a rich man to enter the kingdom of heaven. Again I tell you, it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of heaven.     

Jesus Christ

A camel that always moves with the camel caravan cannot discover the beauties of the unknown oases!     

Mehmet Murat ildan

It is easier to make a camel jump a ditch than to make a fool listen to reason.     

Turkish Proverb

The difference between camels and men; a camel can work a week and not drink; a man can drink a week and not work.     

Julian Tuwim

I have absolutely no empathy for camels. I didn't care for being abused in the Middle East by those horrible, horrible, horrible creatures. They don't like people. It's not at all like the relationship between horses and humans.     

Rachel Weiz

The camel has his virtues - so much at least must be admitted; but they do not lie upon the surface.     

Amelia Blanford Edwards

As a camel kneels before his master to have him remove his burden at the end of the day, so kneel each night and let the Master take your burden.     

Corrie ten Boom

No camel route is long, with good company.     

Turkish Proverb

Life is like a camel; you can make it do anything except back up.     

Marcelene Cox

The camel has evolved to be relatively self-sufficient. On the other hand, the camel has not evolved to smell good. Neither has Perl.      

Larrry Wall

The covetous man is like a camel with a great hunch on his back; heaven's gate must be made Higher and broader, or he will hardly get in.      

Thomas Adams

The Arab and the camel are inseparable. It's been said that an Arab would give up his wife rather than give up his camel. Personally, I haven't got a camel, but I think it's a great idea.     

Groucho Marx

Passion in a dromedary doesn't go so deep; a camel when it's mating never sobs itself to sleep.     

Noel Coward

Good advice once was worth a camel; now that it is free of charge, no one takes it.     

Lebanese Proverb