Quotation Explorer - 'Elephant'

A true philosopher is like an elephant; he never puts the second foot down until the first one is solidly in place. - Fontenelle
To get the attention of a large animal, be it an elephant or a bureaucracy, it helps to know what part of it feels pain. Be very sure, though, that you want its full attention.
They couldn't hit an elephant at this distance.
Why should a real chair be better than an imaginary elephant? - Virginia Woolf
More and more I knew my budding world was ruined if he were free in it. As a specimen Mr. Wallace might be my pride. Glory to him in a jar. But free! Better to release the sweet moving tiger or the delicate snake, the monumental elephant. I was just a castaway to be devoured. - William H. Gass
How hard can it be to find a girl and an elephant for Christ's sake? - Sara Gruen
When the bullseye becomes as big as an elephant in your mind, you won’t be able to miss it. - Alejandro Jodorowsky
Never ignore the elephant in the room. That’s rude; play with it and introduce it. - Donna Lynn Hope
Keep five yards from a carriage, ten yards from a horse, and a hundred yards from an elephant; but the distance one should keep from a wicked man cannot be measured. - Indian Proverb
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The two symbols of the Republican Party: an elephant, and a big fat white guy who is threatened by change. - Seth MacFarlane
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor. If an elephant has its foot on the tail of a mouse, and you say that you are neutral, the mouse will not appreciate your neutrality. - Desmond Tutu
His ego was as big as an elephant - Charmaine J. Forde
When you have got an elephant by the hind leg, and he is trying to run away, it's best to let him run. - Abraham Lincoln
You see, the world is as big as an elephant or small as a grain of sand, depending on you. You can let it stomp you, gore you, swallow you up. Or you can let it slip into your shell and turn into a pearl. -- Benjamin East - Jonathan Freedman
God is really only another artist, he made the elephant, giraffe and cat. He has no real style but keeps trying new ideas. - Pablo Picasso
An elephant is a mouse, built to government specifications.
I once shot an elephant in my pajamas, how he got in my pajamas I'll never know. - Groucho Marx
I sounded like Horton the Elephant. "A person is a person no matter how small." What the hell was I doing standing in the middle of a cave, in the dark, surrounded by wererats, quoting Dr. Seuss, and trying to kill a one-thousand-year-old vampire? - Laurell K. Hamilton
An elephant is almost a unicorn! - Laura C Goodwin
One morning I shot an elephant in my pajamas. How he got in my pajamas I'll never know. - Groucho Marx
While hunting in Africa, I shot an elephant in my pajamas. How an elephant got into my pajamas I'll never know. - Groucho Marx
the elephant can remember. - Agatha Christie
God is really only another artist. He invented the giraffe, the elephant and the cat. He has no real style, He just goes on trying other things. - Pablo Picasso
If you want to live longer and to be strong, intelligent, loving, and kind--then don’t follow a tiger. Follow an elephant. - Debasish Mridha
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