Wolves Sayings and Quotes

Humans love dogs, so it’s no surprise, their wolf ancestors have piqued our interest for centuries. They’re predators, but like humans, they are also social. Below you’ll find a collection of wise and insightful quotes about wolves.

The wolf is the arch type of ravin, the beast of waste and desolation.     

Theodore Roosevelt

The tiger and the lion may be more powerful but the wolf does not perform in the circus.     


The wolves in the uniform with the license to do that.     

Ehsan Sehgal

The wolf that one hears is worse than the orc that one fears.     

J R R Tolkien

Where there are sheep, the wolves are never very far away.     


In the calm, deep waters of the mind, the wolf waits.     

F.T. McKinstry

As wolves love lambs so lovers love their loves.     


When one runs with the wolves, one must howl with the pack.     

Leon Trotsky

A wolf is no less a wolf because he's dressed in sheepskin and the devil is no less the devil because he's dressed as an angel.     


The wolf on the hill is not as hungry as the wolf climbing the hill.     

Arnold Schwarzenegger

The wolf will never lose sleep, worrying about the feelings of sheep. But no-one ever told the sheep, that they outnumber the wolves.     

Bray Wyatt

The black wolf's curse awakes every time that a full moon points in the middle of the sky.     

Pet Torres

The wolf may fight the bear but the rabbit always looses.     

Robert Jordan

The wolf attacks with his fang, the bull with his horn.     


Even a wolf knows how to be polite when animalistic humans have no clue about politeness.     

Munia Khan

No wolf falters before the bite so strike no hawk wavers before the dive just strike.     

Shannon Hale

Leave the pain behind and let your life be your own again. There is a place where all time is now, and the choices are simple and always your own. Wolves have no kings.     

Robin Hobb

Wolves fail to hide their integrity just like the way men fail to hide their own animality.     

Munia Khan

The wolf changes his coat, but not his disposition.     


Crying wolf may have been the boy's undoing, but the true irony was that the wolves were always lurking nearby.     

Wes Fesler

Wolves don't hunt singly, but always in pairs. The lone wolf was a myth.     

John Fowles

The wolf's clear, intelligent eyes brushed mine. The wolf is gentle-hearted. Not noble, not cowardly, just nonfighting.     

Lois Crisler

A wolf eats sheep but now and then; Ten thousands are devour'd by men. An open foe may prove a curse, but a pretend friend is worse.     

John Gay

Wolves go after a wounded deer, it is the nature of the beast.     

Barbara Delinsky

The wolves knew when it was time to stop looking for what they'd lost, to focus instead on what was yet to come.     

Jodi Picoult

The wolves prey upon the lambs in the darkness of the night, but the blood stains remain upon the stones in the valley until the dawn comes, and the sun reveals the crime to all.     

Khalil Gibran

Wolves are the witches of the animal world.     

Katherine Rundell

Wolves ate even mighty hunters, for there was no honor or code among predators, and everyone's guts steam the same way when torn open on a cold night.     

Warren Ellis

The wolves are never meant to be anything other than defending. They're not meant to be aggressors.     

Joe Carnahan

That night the wind was howling almost like a wolf and there were some real wolves off to the west giving it lessons.     

George R.R. Martin