124+ Best Wolf Quotes to Inspire Positive Change

Reading through these deep wolf quotes will give you some perspective and help you become a better version of yourself.

Whether it’s inspirational wolf quotes, or simply strong wolf phrases, taking a few minutes out to reflect is critical. I hope you’ll find something here that helps you to find a new perspective and improve your own life.

I thought I would compile a list of powerful quotes about wolves, which may guide you through life

Inspirational Wolves Quotes

Everybody needs his memories. They keep the wolf of insignificance from the door. Saul Bellow

The wolf changes his coat, but not his disposition. Proverb

Nobody enjoys the company of others as intensely as someone who usually avoids the company of others.

I am a wolf and will not be afraid. Arya Stark

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

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

As wolves love lambs so lovers love their loves. Plato

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Majority rule only works if you’re also considering individual rights. Because you can’t have five wolves and one sheep voting on what to have for supper. Larry Flynt

The wolf may fight the bear but the rabbit always looses. Robert Jordan

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

Look into my eyes and you will see how bad I want it! Unkown

Man is to man either a god or a wolf. Desiderius Erasmus

In the calm, deep waters of the mind, the wolf waits. F.T. McKinstry

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Wolves are the witches of the animal world. Katherine Rundell

In politics you must always keep running with the pack. The moment that you falter and they sense that you are injured, the rest will turn on you like wolves. R. A. Butler

Some people aren’t who they say they are, be cautious of the company you keep, wolf in sheep’s clothing. Unknown

Werewolves are much more common animals than you might think. Daniel Pinkwater

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. Lecrae

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The black wolf’s curse awakes every time that a full moon points in the middle of the sky. Pet Torres

The wolf is an intelligent and cultural animal. Its behavior is not just imprinted in its genes but is also taught from mothers to pups according to circumstance. It knows that a man with a pitchfork is dangerous, and that a man with a gun is even more so. The wolf was different once and was more active during the day. Its [modern] nocturnal activities are an adaptation against danger. Luigi Boitani

Short Wolf Quotes

Wolves go after a wounded deer, it is the nature of the beast. Barbara Delinsky

Be the wolf. The wolf is relentless never quits and doesn’t look back. Unknown

I guess I’m pretty much of a lone wolf. I don’t say I don’t like people at all, but to tell you the truth, I only like it then if I have a chance to look deep into their hearts and their minds. Bela Lugosi

The wolf on the hill is not as hungry as the wolf climbing the hill. Arnold Schwarzenegger

If you run from a wolf, you may run into a bear. Lithuanian Proverb

Some people think the real them is whoever they are when they’re not around other people.

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

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All stories are about wolves. All worth repeating, that is. Anything else is sentimental drivel. …Think about it. There’s escaping from the wolves, fighting the wolves, capturing the wolves, taming the wolves. Being thrown to the wolves or throwing others to the wolves so the wolves will eat them instead of you. Running with the wolf pack. Turning into a wolf. Best of all, turning into the head wolf. No other decent stories exist. Margaret Atwood

The Lord God had created all animals, and had chosen out the wolf to be his dog. Jacob Grimm

I am wolf. Quietly I will endure. Silently I will suffer. Patiently I will wait. For I am a warrior. And I will survive. Unknown

The wolf’s clear, intelligent eyes brushed mine. The wolf is gentle-hearted. Not noble, not cowardly, just non-fighting. Lois Crisler

Fear isn’t so difficult to understand. After all, weren’t we all frightened as children? Nothing has changed since Little Red Riding Hood faced the big bad wolf. What frightens us today is exactly the same sort of thing that frightened us yesterday. It’s just a different wolf. This fright complex is rooted in every individual. Alfred Hitchcock

If the wolf would cease his running, the people would cease their shouting. German Proverb

The wolves are never meant to be anything other than defending. They’re not meant to be aggressors. Joe Carnahan

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

Look deep into my eyes and realize that I will never back down.

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The wolf may fight the bear, but the rabbit always loses. Robert Jordan

The comeback is always better than the setback.

Wolves fail to hide their integrity just like the way men fail to hide their own animality. Munia Khan

She was a lone wolf, a free sprit who listened and followed the callings within her own soul.

I Am Wolf Quotes

Report makes the wolf bigger than he is. German Proverb

Your eyes shows the strength of the your soul.

The Canis Lupus, both wolf and man, were meant to be a family with one another. We gain strength through our bond with each other. Quinn Loftis

I’m a lone wolf. I run by myself on most things. I’ve got lots of really great friends, but the thought of being in a long-lasting relationship? Psh, I couldn’t last more than six months with somebody, let alone have a father figure around for a kid. I mean, if I could give a kid a father figure, that would be amazing. Michelle Rodriguez

The wolf that one hears is worse than the orc that one fears. J. R. R. Tolkien

Like a missing tooth, sometimes an absence is more noticeable than a presence. Jodi Picoult

That strong mother doesn’t tell her cub, Son, stay weak so the wolves can get you. She says, Toughen up, this is reality we are living in. Lauryn Hill

They say the wolf bestows its happy spirit to help people. Women who obtain this spirit become skilled in creative endeavors and experience a strengthening of the senses. I would like to think there is some truth to this in my own life. Judi Rideout

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I’m not afraid of werewolves or vampires or haunted hotels, I’m afraid of what real human beings do to other real human beings. Walter Jon Williams

When shepherds quarrel, the wolf has a winning game. German proverb

Pacifists are like sheep who believe that wolves are vegetarians. Yves Montand

It is useless for the sheep to pass resolutions in favor of vegetarianism, while the wolf remains of a different opinion. William Inge

How could I fail to be a lone wolf, and an uncouth hermit, as I did not share one of its aims nor understand one of its pleasures? Hermann Hesse

A wolf eats sheep but now and then; Ten thousand are devour’d by men. An open foe may prove a curse, but a pretend friend is worse. John Gay

I am wolf, quietly I will endure, silently I will suffer, patiently I will wait for I am a warrior and I will survive.

The gaze of the wolf reaches into our soul. Barry Lopez

The wolves in the uniform with the license to do that. Ehsan Sehgal

Yet much remains To conquer still; peace hath her victories No less renowned then war, new foes arise Threatening to bind our souls with secular chains: Help us to save free conscience from the paw Of hireling wolves whose gospel is their maw. John Milton

It is madness for a sheep to talk of peace with a wolf. French proverb

The wolf on the hill is never as hungry as the wolf climbing the hill. Arnold Schwarzenegger

Lone Wolf Quotes

You know, he told me once, completely exasperated, you’ve got one glass of water inside your head, with all the tears for a lifetime. If you waste them over nothing, then you won’t be able to cry for real when you need to.

Those are the voices of my brothers, darling; I love the company of wolves. Angela Carter

We have doomed the wolf not for what it is, but for what we deliberately and mistakenly perceive it to be –the mythologized epitome of a savage ruthless killer – which is, in reality, no more than a reflected image of ourself. Farley Mowat

It is madness for sheep to talk peace with a wolf. Thomas Fuller

The wolf always charges the lamb with muddying the stream. Elihu Root

Flatterers look like friends, as wolves like dogs. George Chapman

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The wolf is the arch type of ravin, the beast of waste and desolation. Theodore Roosevelt

The lion may be more powerful but the wolf does not perform in the circus. Anonymous

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

It disturbs me no more to find men base, unjust, or selfish than to see apes mischievous, wolves savage, or the vulture ravenous. Jean-Paul Sartre

Democracy must be something more than two wolves and a sheep voting on what to have for dinner. James Bovard

To run with the wolf was to run in the shadows, the dark ray of life, survival and instinct. A fierceness that was both proud and lonely, a tearing, a howling, a hunger and thirst. Blessed are they who hunger and thirst. A strength that would die fighting, kicking, screaming, that wouldn’t stop until the last breath had been wrung from its body. The will to take one’s place in the world. To say ‘I am here.’ To say ‘I am. O.R. Melling

A hungry wolf at all the herd will run, In hopes, through many, to make sure of one. William Congreve

When a wolf doesn’t want to do something, they look really cute. Michelle Paver

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

I knew he wouldn’t come, but I howled anyway, and when I did, the other wolves would pass images of him to me of what he looked like: lithe, gray, yellow-eyed. I would pass back images of my own, of a wolf on the edge of the woods, silent and cautious, watching me. The images, clear as the slender-leaved trees in front of me, made finding him seem urgent, but I didn’t know how to begin to look. Maggie Stiefvater

There’s always the hyena of morality at the garden gate, and the real wolf at the end of the street. David Herbert Lawrence

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

It is useless for the sheep to pass resolutions in favor of vegetarianism, while the wolf remains of a different opinion. William Ralph Inge

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

Meaningful Wolf Quotes

It never troubles the wolf how many the sheep may be. Virgil

Careless shepherd make excellent dinner for wolf. Earl Derr Biggers

Crying wolf is a real danger. David Attenborough

Growing up, I was taught that a man has to defend his family. When the wolf is trying to get in, you gotta stand in the doorway. B. B. King

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. Anberlin

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

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

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A gentleman is simply a patient wolf. Lana Turner

As the wolves ran, drawing nearer to their prey. James E. Hyler II

All species capable of grasping this fact manage better in the struggle for existence than those which rely upon their own strength alone: the wolf, which hunts in a pack, has a greater chance of survival than the lion, which hunts alone. Christian Lous Lange

Some girls are full of heartache and poetry and those are the kind of girls who try to save wolves instead of running away from them. Nikita Gill

Like crying wolf, if you keep looking for sympathy as a justification for your actions, you will someday be left standing alone when you really need help? Criss Jami

I woke up one morning thinking about wolves and realized that wolf packs function as families. Everyone has a role, and if you act within the parameters of your role, the whole pack succeeds, and when that falls apart, so does the pack. Jodi Picoult

We humans fear the beast within the wolf because we do not understand the beast within ourselves. Gerald Hausman

I think I’m still a lone wolf, internally. And I always will be. Rob Halford

Luxury is the wolf at the door and its fangs are the vanities and conceits germinated by success. When an artist learns this, he knows where the danger is. Tennessee Williams

So, she looked upon the wolves, who were dwindling in number, and back at the humans who no longer cared for their own and combined their spirits. She took the loyal, protective, possessive natures of the wolf and took the intelligence, emotions, and love of the human and brought them together. She designed us to be a pack. Quinn Loftis

I think we all have to fight the werewolf within us somehow. William Kempe

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

Wolf is the Grand Teacher. Wolf is the sage, who after many winters upon the sacred path and seeking the ways of wisdom, returns to share new knowledge with the tribe. Wolf is both the radical and the traditional in the same breath. When the Wolf walks by you – you will remember. Robert Ghost Wolf

Where there are sheep, the wolves are never very far away. Plautus

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

Man is not man, but a wolf to those he does not know. Titus Maccius Plautus

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

You know, I’m cursed with morals. I was raised a certain way. I wish I wasn’t. I wish I was raised by wolves. Carson Daly

The connection between Mongols and the wolf is… interwoven with religion and folklore. In the Shamanic culture, the wolf is connected with mountain spirits. Children’s fairy tales are often filled with references to the clever and mysterious wolf. With all these connections, I assumed it would make sense if Mongols had a bit of wolf blood in them. And perhaps they do. A legend is told about a blue wolf that mated with a red deer. It was their offspring that spawned the tribe of Chingis Khan. Since Chingis is considered the father of the nation, it’s no wonder why the wolf is held in such awe. Michael Kohn

I guess I’m pretty much of a lone wolf. I don’t say I don’t like people at all, but, to tell you the truth, I only like it then if I have a chance to look deep into their hearts and their minds. Bela Lugosi

The wolf that one hears is worse than the orc that one fears. J.R.R. Tolkien

Wolves and women are relational by nature, inquiring, possessed of great endurance and strength. They are deeply intuitive, intensely concerned with their young, their mate and their pack. Yet both have been hounded, harassed and falsely imputed to be devouring and devious, overly aggressive, of less value than those who are their detractors. Clarissa Pinkola Estes

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