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.

A man might befriend a wolf, even break a wolf, but no man could truly tame a wolf.     

George R.R. Martin

She slept with wolves without fear, for the wolves knew a lion was among them.     

R.M. Drake

Wolves were everywhere. In politics, on thrones, in beds. They cut their teeth on history and grew fat on war.     

Roshani Chokshi

The wolves in the woods have sharp teeth and long claws, but it's the wolf inside who will tear you apart.     

Jennifer Donnelly

Everyone knew there were wolves in the mountains, but they seldom came near the village - the modern wolves were the offspring of ancestors that had survived because they had learned that human meat had sharp edges.     

Terry Pratchett

Throw me to the wolves and I will return, leading the pack.     


I am not a wolf in sheep’s clothing, I’m a wolf in wolf’s clothing.     

Ricky Gervais

If you live among wolves you have to act like a wolf.     

Nikita Khrushchev

Wolves and people were not natural enemies. The humans’ relationship with other animals established their rivalry with wolves.     

Jon T. Coleman

Wolves don't perform in a circus, and people with a mind of their own, don't perform in a circus either.     

Avijeet Das

To a distant goal, like the grey wolves grey.     

Henry Lawson

As the wolves ran, drawing nearer to their prey.     

James E. Hyler II

The wolves were in a tragic scene Things falling apart at the seams.     

Mario William Vitale

In freedom, wolves are grown, but deal with them is short: In grass, in ice, in snow, -- A wolf is always shot.     

Anna Akhmatova

Wolves with wolves are never savage.     

James Clerk Maxwell

Fierce as the proling wolves at close of day, and swift as eagles in pursuit of prey.     

Thomas Parnell

To the wolves, you left me to the wolves. Thought it was me and you against the world but you left me to the 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