Otter Sayings and Quotes

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


To ensure a sustainable sea otter population in the future, we need to allow sea otters to expand their range without forcing them to live in one spot or another.     

Sam Farr

The more 'otter it is, the more 'otter otters likes it.     

Brian Jacques

Information appears to stew out of me naturally, like the precious otter of roses out of the otter.      

Mark Twain

Somebody said that writers are like otters... Otters, if they do a trick and you give them a fish, the next time they'll do a better trick or a different trick because they'd already done that one. And writers tend to be otters. Most of us get pretty bored doing the same trick. We've done it, so let's do something different.      

Neil Gaiman

Yet otters have not been hunters in water long enough for the habit to become an instinct.     

Henry Williamson

We [Americans] are game-playing, fun-loving creatures; we are the otters of the universe.     

Richard Bach