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 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

The wolf always charges the lamb with muddying the stream.     

Elihu Root

Wolves together stand howling soft and loud at light, singing family songs.     

Sue Thoele

Wolves directly affect the entire ecosystem, not just moose populations, their main prey, because less moose equals more tree growth.     

Rolf Peterson

Wolves are very resourceful. All they need to survive is for people not to shoot them.     

Bob Ferris

When a wolf doesn't want to do something, they look really cute.     

Michelle Paver