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Lion quotes

If you want to be a lion, you must train with lions.
Carlson Gracie

Americans used to roar like lions for liberty; now we bleat like sheep for security.
Norman Vincent Peale

If one plays with a lion, let him beware of its paw.
American proverb

A lion chased me up a tree and I greatly enjoyed the view from the top.
Confucius

Fear an ignorant man more than a lion.
Turkish proverb

You can tell a lion by his claws.
Greek proverb

Even the lion must defend itself against flies.
English proverb

The one excellent thing that can be learned from a lion is that whatever a man intends doing
should be done by him with a whole-hearted and strenuous effort.
Chanakya

I may not be a lion, but I am lion's cub and I have lion's heart.
Elizabeth I

A living dog is better than a dead lion.
English proverb

The lion is vanquished by a fly buzzing in bis ear.
Armenian proverb

I never thought much of the courage of a lion tamer. Inside the cage he is at least safe from people.
George Bernard Shaw

Knowledge is like a lion; it cannot be gently embraced.
African proverb

A dead lion is kicked even by an ass.
Hungarian proverb

It's better to be a free dog than a caged lion.
Arabic proverb

The lion and the calf shall lie down together but the calf won't get much sleep.
Woody Allen

If you live with a lion, wear the skin of a crocodile.
African proverb, Swahili

The lion is valiant, the leopard treacherous.
Turkish proverb

Even a weak lion is not bitten by a dog.
African proverb, Ovambo

Truth is a lion, and lies are a hyena.
Arabic proverb

When the lion roars the hyena is quiet.
African proverb, Ovambo

In the heart of every brave man a lion sleeps.
Turkish proverb

God is good, but never dance with a lion.
African proverb, Zimbabwe

It's better to be a lion for a day than a sheep all your life.
Elizabeth Kenny

A truly strong person does not need the approval of others any more than a lion needs the
approval of sheep.
Vernon Howard

I am not afraid of an army of lions led by a sheep; I am afraid of an army of sheep led by a
lion.
Alexander the Great

Don't ask me who's influenced me. A lion is made up of the lambs he's digested, and I've been
reading all my life.
Charles de Gaulle

The truth is like a lion; you don't have to defend it. Let it loose; it will defend itself.
Augustine of Hippo

If ever you feel like an animal among men, be a lion.
Criss Jami

I was the shyest human ever invented, but I had a lion inside me that wouldn't shut up!
Ingrid Bergman