Crocodile Sayings and Quotes

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


They feed the crocodile in the hope that he will eat them last.     

Winston Churchill

The crocodile doesn't harm the bird that cleans his teeth for him. He eats the others but not that one.     

Linda Hogan

Crocodiles are easy. They try to kill and eat you. People are harder. Sometimes they pretend to be your friend first.     

Steve Irwin

The crocodile cannot turn its head. Like all science, it must always go forward with all-devouring jaws.     

Pyotr Kapitsa

It is the wisdom of the crocodiles, that shed tears when they would devour.     

Francis Bacon

It is only safe to mock a crocodile when you have crossed the river.     

Matshona Dhliwayo

Alligators and crocodiles are some of the most aggressive creatures on the planet - they'll take down a boat if you come up to their nest.     

Jack Hanna

The fallen of the baboon into the river is the risen of the joy of the crocodile. Though the crocodile becomes happy, it conceals its joy until it deploys all its necessary deft and strength to take captive of the Baboon.     

Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

Working with crocodiles is always amazing because they're beautiful. They're modern day dinosaurs, which is really cool.     

Bindi Irwin

The crocodiles that frighten from crossing the rivers of our destinies are easily drowned with personal confidence but not team courage. It means you owe it to yourself to defeat your own crocodiles and cross over to the other side!     

Israelmore Ayivor

The crocodile must want to be a crocodile for reasons of the crocodile.     

Louis Kahn

Crocodiles are really bold, and they do come up on land.     

Linda Kozlowski

To worship a crocodile is better to worship yourself.     

Peter Kreeft

Alligator: The crocodile of America, superior in every detail to the crocodile of the effete monarchies of the Old World.     

Ambrose Bierce

Take the crocodile, for example, my favorite animal. There are 23 species. Seventeen of those species are rare or endangered. They're on the way out, no matter what anyone does or says, you know.     

Steve Irwin

Statistically there's only one crocodile-related human fatality per year in the whole of Australia.     

Steve Irwin