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The wolf's clear, intelligent eyes brushed mine. The wolf is gentle-hearted. Not noble, not cowardly, just non-fighting. ~ Lois Crisler
  • We listened for a voice crying in the wilderness. And we heard the jubilation of wolves!
    • Durwood L. Allen
  • I've always said that the best wolf habitat resides in the human heart. You have to leave a little space for them to live.
    • Ed Bangs
  • Wolves are not our brothers; they are not our subordinates, either. They are another nation, caught up just like us in the complex web of time and life.
    • Henry Beston
  • The timber wolves will be our friends We'll stay up late and howl, At the moon, till nighttime ends, Before going on the prowl
  • The wolf's clear, intelligent eyes brushed mine. The wolf is gentle-hearted. Not noble, not cowardly, just non-fighting.
    • Lois Crisler, 1958
  • Speak of the wolf and you will see its teeth.
    • Unknown
  • 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
We humans fear the beast within the wolf because we do not understand the beast within ourselves. ~ Gerald Hausman
  • We humans fear the beast within the wolf because we do not understand the beast within ourselves.
    • Gerald Hausman
  • The caribou feeds the wolf, but it is the wolf who keeps the caribou strong.
    • Keewation (Inuit) proverb
  • For the strength of the Pack is the Wolf, and the strength of the Wolf is the Pack.
    • Rudyard Kipling
  • Only a mountain has lived long enough to listen objectively to the howl of a wolf.
    • Aldo Leopold
  • We reached the old wolf in time to watch the fierce green fire dying in her eyes... There was something new to me in those eyes-- something known only to her and the mountains. I was young then, and full of trigger-itch. I thought that because fewer wolves more deer that no wolves would mean hunter's paradise, but after seeing the green fire die, I sensed that neither the wolf nor the mountain agreed with such a view.
    • Aldo Leopold
  • The gaze of the wolf reaches into our soul.
    • Barry Lopez
  • Throughout the centuries we have projected on to the wolf the qualities we most despise and fear in ourselves.
    • Barry Lopez
  • Wolves may feature in our myths, our history and our dreams, but they have their own future, their own loves, their own dreams to fulfill.
    • Anthony Miles
The wolf is neither man's competitor nor his enemy. He is a fellow creature with whom the earth must be shared. ~ L. David Mech
  • The wolf is neither man's competitor nor his enemy. He is a fellow creature with whom the earth must be shared.
    • L. David Mech
  • If the wolf is to survive, the wolf haters must be outnumbered. They must be outshouted, out financed, and out voted. Their narrow and biased attitude must be outweighed by an attitude based on an understanding of natural processes.
    • L. David Mech
  • We have doomed the Wolf not for what it is, but for what we have deliberately and mistakenly perceived it to be.. the mythologized epitome of a savage, ruthless killer.. which is, in reality no more than a reflexed image of ourself.
    • Farely Mowat
  • Throw me to the wolves because there's order in the pack.
    • Red Hot Chili Peppers, 'Easily'
  • 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
  • The wolf is kept fed by its feet.
    • Russian Proverb
Anyone who has ever heard it when the land was covered with a blanket of snow and elusively lighted by shimmering moonlight, will never forget the strange, trembling wolf cry. ~ Unknown
  • Anyone who has ever heard it when the land was covered with a blanket of snow and elusively lighted by shimmering moonlight, will never forget the strange, trembling wolf cry.
    • Unknown
  • How lonely is the night without the howl of a wolf.
    • Unknown
  • Perhaps it was the eyes of the wolf, measured, calm, knowing.
    Perhaps it was the intense sense of family.
    After all, wolves mate for life, are
    loyal partners, create hunting communities
    and demonstrate affectionate patience in pup rearing.
    Perhaps it was the rigid hierarchy of the packs.
    Each wolf had a place in the whole and yet retained his individual personality.
    Perhaps it was their great, romping, ridiculous sense of fun.
    Perhaps it was some celestial link with the winter night skies
    that prompted the wolf to lay his song on the icy air.
    For the native people who lived with the wolves,
    and the wolves once ranged from the Arctic to the sub-tropics,
    there was much to learn from them.
    Is it any wonder that the myths of many tribes characterize the wolves
    not as killers but as teachers?
    • Unknown
  • A mountain with a wolf on it stands a little bit higher.
    • Russian Proverb
  • A gentleman is simply a patient wolf.
    • Russian Proverb
  • Where the wolve lives, the forest is healthy.
    • Lana Turner
  • If you live among wolves you have to act like a wolf.
    • Nikita Khrushchev
  • There are nights when the wolves are silent and only the moon howls.
    • George Carlin
  • 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
  • Fear makes the wolf bigger than he is.
    • German Proverb
  • A wolf will walk a thousand miles to eat people: a dog half way to heaven will still eat dung.
    • Chinese proverb
No matter how much you feed a wolf, he keeps looking at the forest. ~Ilse Lehiste
  • No matter how much you feed the wolf, he keeps looking at the forest.
    • Ilse Lehiste
  • He who company with wolves learns to howl.
    • Spanish Proverb
  • Last night I dreamed I was chasing a pack of wolves, trying to belong.
    • Edgar Cayce
  • Flattery looks like friendship, just as a wolf looks like a dog.
    • Norse Proverb
  • A female is a person who screams at the mouse and smiles at the wolf.
    • Shyam Kapoor
  • All dogs bark at a wolf.
    • Yesugi (father of Genghis Khan)