Quotation Explorer - 'Sheep'

Your neighbors are not all sheep. Your political opponents are not all evil or fools. Try talking to those you despise. They are your fellow citizens. And together, we are not lesser than any "greatest generation.". - David Brin
I sometimes think that writing is like driving a sheep down the road. If there's any gate open to the left or the right the reader will most certainly go into it. - C.S. Lewis
The conception of two people living together for twenty-five years without having a cross word suggests a lack of spirit only to be admired in sheep - A.P. Herbert
Lets be sheep of God, not sheep of men. - Kristy Robles
I once complained to my father that I didn't seem to be able to do things the same way other people did. Dad's advice? 'Margo, don't be a sheep. People hate sheep. They eat sheep.' - Margo Kaufman
A Tibetan proverb says that it is better to live for one day as a tiger than to live for a thousand years as a sheep. Well, I think the opposite, because the most important thing is to exist! Living sheep is superior to dead tiger! - Mehmet Murat ildan
A family without a black sheep is not a typical family. - Heinrich Böll
God, A Poem 'I didn't exist at Creation, I didn't exist at the Flood, And I won't be around for SalvationTo sort out the sheep from the cud-'Or whatever the phrase is. The fact isIn soteriological termsI'm a crude existential malpracticeAnd you are a diet of worms - James Fenton
If you count sheep before you go to sleep, are you barrrrr'd from dreams? - Benny Bellamacina
Oppressors specialise in rasing wolves from amonst the sheep then together with the wolves devour the sheep - rassool jibraeel snyman
Eagles fly alone, but sheep flock together. - Polish Proverb
Freedom for the wolves has often meant death to the sheep. - Isaiah Berlin
All will be redeemed in God's fullness of time, all, not just the small portion of the population who have been given the grace to know and accept Christ. All the strayed and stolen sheep. All the little lost ones. - Madeleine L'Engle
It is better to be a lion for a day than a sheep for your whole life.
Students of the heavens are separable into astronomers and astrologers as readily as are the minor domestic ruminants into sheep and goats, but the separation of philosophers into sages and cranks seems to be more sensitive to frames of reference. - Willard Van Orman Quine
A society of sheep must in time beget a government of wolves. - Bertrand de Jouvenal
Ka'b ibn Malik reported that the Messenger of Allah, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, said, "Two hungry wolves loose among sheep do not cause as much damage as that caused to a man's deen by his greed for money and reputation. - At-Tirmidhī -أبو عيسى الترمذي
Two hungry wolves let loose among sheep are not more harmful then a person craving after wealth and status is to his Deen (Religion). - Al-Haafidh Ibn Rajab Al-Hanbalee
Freedom began on the day the first sheep wandered away from the herd. - Marty Rubin
A lion will never be afraid of sheep, no matter how many outnumber it. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Liberty, with all its drawbacks, is everywhere vastly more attractive to a noble soul than good social order without it than society like a flock of sheep, or a machine working like a watch. - Johann Schiller
To create man was a fine and original idea; but to add sheep was a tautology. - Mark Twain
If the universe has an end, it means we are captive fishes in an aquarium! If it has no end, we are lost sheep in the eternal darkness! - Mehmet Murat ildan
I'm dreaming of sleeping next to you and feeling like a lost little boy in a brand new town I'm counting my sheep and each one that passes is another dream to ashes And they all fall down.- Sleeping to Dream - Jason Mraz
If you put fences around people, you get sheep. - William L. McKnight
If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter. - George Washington
A nation of sheep will beget a government of wolves. - Edward R. Murrow
Don’t let mediocre people talk you out of your dreams; lions have little in common with sheep. - Matshona Dhliwayo
If you do not question everything, you may never find the true answer, you will only find the answer everyone wants to believe.That it called being another sheep in the herd, that is why the people who question things are considered black sheep and the people who give you the answers, Wolves - Theodore Coldiron
Real education must ultimately be limited to men who insist on knowing. The rest is mere sheep herding. - Ezra Pound
It is better to live one day as a lion than 100 years as a sheep. - Benito Mussolini
A lion conquers more in one day than a sheep in a lifetime. - Matshona Dhliwayo
When it comes to our most precious commodity, our own health, many of us are like sheep following whatever our doctors and insurance companies and other medical care providers tell us to do and not to do.about our health. - Archelle Georgiou
Ideas are easy. It's the execution of ideas that really separates the sheep from the goats. - Sue Grafton
They devoted the city to the lord and destroyed with the sword every living thing in it - men and women, young and old, cattle, sheep and donkeys.
I am more afraid of an army of 100 sheep led by a lion than an army of 100 lions led by a sheep - Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord
Hey everyone. This is , the one who wrote a A BOY I ONCE KNEW and BLACK SHEEP AND KISSING COUSINS. To those of you who read either one, thanks! But another , not me, wrote WOMEN AND THE CUBAN REVOLUTION and VALLEY OF THE SHADOW. Just setting the record straight! - Elizabeth Stone
When a wolf is hungry it befriends sheep. - Matshona Dhliwayo
You are human, so stop acting as if though you are a sheep and start thinking for yourself. - Stephen Richards
Live with wolves and sleep with sheep - Mohammed Sekouty
Let your passion become a passionate pursuit of Me. And as you follow, the sheep will follow.' (John 21:20-22) - Charles R. Swindoll
Jesus Christ saves the lost sheep. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Only sheep need a Shepard. - Elizabeth Lomeli
Bah-Bah-black sheep, have you any soul?No sir, by the way, what the hell are morals? - Set it off
When you strike the shepherd you strike the sheep. - Matshona Dhliwayo
There were no toys under the bed--that wasn't why he liked it. Why he liked it was that there wasn't anything under the bed--no chickens, no Joey, no Eloise, no sheep, no "no"s. He could lie under the bed and not be told anything at all. - Jane Smiley
Incidentally, although the Cistercians did much to improve the quality of sheep, the animal remained much smaller than its modern descendants; as late as the early eighteenth century a sheep wasn't much bulkier than a Labrador Dog. - Clarissa Dickson Wright
You cannot make a man by standing a sheep on its hind legs. But by standing a flock of sheep in that position you can make a crowd of men. - Max Beerbohm
The shepherd drives the wolf from the sheep's throat, for which the sheep thanks the shepherd as his liberator, while the wolf denounces him for the same act as the destroyer of liberty. - Abraham Lincoln
Tigers cannot afford to care about what sheep think. - Matshona Dhliwayo
A truly strong person does not need the approval of others any more than a lion needs the approval of sheep. - Vernon Howard
Sheep and goats and cowsgather 'round a manger bedto awe at a babe. - Richelle E. Goodrich
Don’t be afraid of being alone; a lion does not rule the jungle with sheep at its side. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Confident sheep overcome insecure wolves. - Matshona Dhliwayo
A lion does not take orders from sheep. - Matshona Dhliwayo
you don't want to be hurt that's why you throw your fellow sheep away yes you will no longer be hurt but the sheep you throw away is now walking to dark forest where a hungry pack of wolves are waiting, where he will face death. - darwin araman ergina
Sometimes I think I look like a sheep between wolves so I answer where is shepherded? Sometimes I think I am the wolf so I answer where are the sheep-dogs? - Ali Rezavand Zayeri
I am more afriad of an army of 100 sheep lead by a lion than an army of 100 lions lead by a sheep.
It is madness for sheep to talk peace with a wolf. - Thomas Fuller
We need more people speaking out. This country is not overrun with rebels & free thinkers. It's overrun with sheep & conformists. - Bill Maher
If I choose to write about sheep, it's just because I happened to write about sheep. There is no deep significance. - Haruki Murakami
I write, as far as I can tell, because writing is a black sheep sibling of prayer, an urgent struggle against a bad connection, intent, hopeful, innocent, never quite good enough. - Kirk Wilson
Are you following the sheep to the slaughter house, or leading them to the pasture? - Jonathan Verderame
It takes in reality only one to make a quarrel. It is useless for the sheep to pass resolutions in favour of vegetarianism while the wolf remains of a different opinion. - William Ralph Inge
It is better to live for one day as a tiger than to live for a thousand years as a sheep.
Even sheep should have brains enough not to follow the wolf. - Joseph Goodfield
An army of disciplined sheep is greater than an army of undisciplined wolves. - Matshona Dhliwayo
A flock of sheep near the airport or a high voltage generator beside the orchard: these combinations open up my life like a wound, but they also heal it. That's why my feelings always come in twos. - Yehuda Amichai
Tyranny is the wolf cast by the shadows of sheep. - Stefan Molyneux
The wolf pounces on the sheep when the shepherd strays. - Matshona Dhliwayo
A writer need not devour a whole sheep in order to know what mutton tastes like, but he must at least eat a chop. Unless he gets his facts right, his imagination will lead him into all kinds of nonsense, and the facts he is most likely to get right are the facts of his own experience. - W. Somerset Maugham
If someone wants a sheep, then that means that he exists. - Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Yes, there is a Nirvanah; it is leading your sheep to a green pasture, and in putting your child to sleep, and in writing the last line of your poem. - Kahlil Gibran
Democracy must be something more than two wolves and a sheep voting on what to have for dinner.
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