97 Wolf Quotes

People have a lot of things in common with wolves. By understanding the similarities, people will be less inclined to hate, fear, and kill this precious animal. For one, humans and wolves adapt well to various climates and habitats. While wolves can live in the forests, tundra, prairies, mountains, swamps, and deserts, our ancestors have survived living with the wildlife and rule over the earth.

Like human beings, wolves evolve in families and they found strength in increased numbers. As members of a healthy family, a wolf, like man, assumes roles that can help his family thrive. The alpha pair, like human parents, controls the pack and makes decisions while other family members contribute to the survival of the pack and taking care of the pups.

Like us, wolves are emotional. They show their affection and play, discipline their young, and also mourn their dead members. Wolves have unique and different personalities like humans. Some wolves are leaders, while some are lovers or loners.

When it comes to communication, wolves use scent marks, their bodies, and their voices. Their facial displays and postures express dominance, submission, joy, fear, or aggression, like what we call non-verbal communication. Wolves and humans are both territorial. While wolves scent mark and howl to claim territory, humans draw lines on maps and string barbed wire to our territory.

In turf wars, wolves kill other wolves, like what humans do in many wars. Humans and wolves are so much like wolves. By watching wolves, early humans have encountered these predators that honed their hunting skills. Early humans learned many ways to live in families because they had observed wolf packs.

In this post, you’ll read the best wolf quotes that will definitely charge you.

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

Bob Ferris

Wolves can thrive in any habitat like humans. We should respect and preserve their existence because we are so much like them.

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

Like humans, wolves learn to observe and be mindful. They create a plan before attacking and they provide relevant information for the safety of their packs.

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

Barbara Delinsky

Wolves are natural predators of wounded deers and other animals. And why not? Meat is already served at the table.

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

Humans are like wolves. People who commit crimes are bothered by their conscience and get jailed for it. Justice is fair because of foolproof evidence of humans giving in with evilness.

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

For predators, they hunt and eat. No conscience but are intelligent hunters. They are the kings of the jungle.

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

Joe Carnahan

Wolves are not naturally aggressive. They are just wanting to defend their packs from impending danger.

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 yourself

Farley Mowat

Many people perceive wolves as ruthless killers. But aren’t humans just like wolves and even more than them? Do you remember World War I and II history?

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

Michelle Paver

Wolves have natural sweetness in them, and so do stone-hearted humans.

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

John Gay

Humans butcher thousands and even millions of animals for food. So, what are we? Mightier than wolves?

Live with wolves, and you learn to howl


Living with the same pack follows their behavior and actions.

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

Lois Crisler

Wolves can be gentle, sweet, and calm. Just don’t be a threat, and you are good to go.

Talk of the wolf and you see his tail

French Proverb

If you want to see a wolf’s tail, get him to talk to you. If you want to know your competitors’ secrets, don’t leave but observe and communicate.

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

Firm leaders should set aside morals and emotions. That’s a dictatorship, even worse than wolves.

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

French Proverb

The sheep and the wolf will never be friends, and so as good and evil. What will you choose?

If you live among wolves, you have to act like a wolf

Nikita Khrushchev

In any organization, a bad leader will always influence others to act and live the same. Are you up for it?

I am not a wolf in sheep’s clothing, I’m a wolf in wolf’s clothing

Ricky Gervais

A real wolf-like human is courageous and won’t turn away in fights.

No wolf falters before the bite, so strike no hawk wavers before the dive just strikes

Shannon Hale

Show how strong you are by enduring the pain to attain success. Never give up and hold on until you win.

We wear clothes, and speak, and create civilizations, and believe we are more than wolves. But inside us, there is a word we cannot pronounce, and that is who we are

Anthony Marra

We are more than what wolves execute. Instead of being aggressive, you can choose to retract and become braver when doing so.

The wolf may fight the bear, but the rabbit always loses

Robert Jordan

Wolves are brave. Don’t be like rabbits who run and hop away.

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

Pet Torres

When it is a full moon, wolves howl. When humans are tired and consumed, we burnout, shout or resign.

Wolves and Doves mate for life. I hope in the next life I am one of the two

Amanda Mosher

When there’s someone promoting peace, there’s another who calls a fight.

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


Wolves always stay close to their prey, and so as people watching every opportunity.

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

If you must howl, howl like a wolf to release stress or shout at a person’s face, be brave to face the consequences.

The wolf that one hears is worse than the orc that one fears

J. R. R. Tolkien

Don’t fear the wolf. Fear yourself because you’re even more dangerous than this predator.

The wolves in the uniform with the license to do that

Ehsan Sehgal

Wolves are natural hunters and predators. However, your intense anger and a strong body built don’t give you the license to kill.

The wolf on the hill is not as hungry as the wolf climbing the hill

Arnold Schwarzenegger

If you are successful, you may not be as greedy as those who are struggling every day, fighting for their lives and families. However, it’s not a reason to be angry in this world.

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

Don’t be like the crying wolf. Be the brave one, and you’ll still have real friends even in your most downtimes.

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

Theodore Roosevelt

Wolves act according to their very nature, to devour their prey. Be wary wishing to be like one.

In the calm, deep waters of the mind, the wolf waits

F.T. McKinstry

The wolf patiently waits until it is the perfect time to devour its prey. Many people can not expect to attain success, so they resort to shortcuts and quick decision-making.

As wolves love lambs so lovers love their loves


We love our families like wolves love their lambs. But why do we still hurt them?

We both fell asleep, wrapped up together with the wolves still lullaby-ing us in the background

April Genevieve Tucholke

Wolves can be so overprotective, and so are human parents. It’s a sign of love.

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

Jacob Grimm

Wolves are watchers, and they can safeguard their packs with their mighty built. Indeed, these animals are great protectors.

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

William Ralph Inge

Wolves will always prefer meat, and so as most people favoring wealth.

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

Like an artist, you’ll never know if your artwork appeals to your audience until you let them see it. Be prepared for the worst, but the results are gratifying.

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


When a person is stubborn, then he will always be, not until he learns his lesson the hard way. Criminals will always be criminals.

The wolf changes his coat, but not his disposition

Bill Vaughan

Wolves know what they want, and they need to do. They are just too focused, even more focused than a moody older man.

Like crying wolf, you’ll end up alone in the fight


Don’t be a crying wolf. Be brave, and you’ll reap the rewards of your strong determination.

Even a wolf knows how to be polite when animalistic humans have no clue about politeness

Munia Khan

Sometimes, people act like animals. Some people are inconsiderate and impolite without knowing it.

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

D. H. Lawrence

There will always be good and evil. What will you choose?

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

Criminals are like wolves. They attack people even if they’re asleep or can’t fight.

The shepherd drives the wolf from the sheep’s for which the sheep thanks the shepherd as his liberator, while the wolf denounces him for the same act as the destroyer of liberty. Plainly, the sheep and the wolf are not agreed upon a definition of liberty

Abraham Lincoln

Liberty is freedom from bondage or conquest. However, are we free from a wolf’s devour?

Leave the pain behind and let your life be your own again. There is a place where all time is now, and the choices are simple and always your own. Wolves have no kings

Robin Hobb

Like wolves, believe in yourself and do what you’re supposed to do.

It never troubles the wolf how many the sheep may be


Regardless of the trials and obstacles in life, you should learn how to face them with a full heart.

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

Sheeps are naturally afraid of the wolves. But will you allow yourself to be the victim forever?

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

Women can be empowered like wolves. At first, women can be patient and tolerant, but a sudden outburst means howling for those around her.

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

Sue Thoele

Families that are united pass through tough times and celebrate milestones with a bang.

Wolves don’t hunt singly, but always in pairs. The lone wolf was a myth

John Fowles

Never choose to be alone. Choose to love and grow stronger together.

Don’t search for sympathy to justify your actions. Be like wolves


Wolves attack without any clue. If you want it, grab it.

When one runs with the wolves, one must howl with the pack

Leon Trotsky

If you want to win the race, don’t be like a wolf. Be a real wolf. In business, you have to compete, or you’ll end up a failure.

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 flight complex is rooted in every individual

Alfred Hitchcock

Problems come in different sizes and quantities. It’s the same thing, but the pain can be debilitating. Conquer fear and resolve your issues. Do not give up.

A wolf doesn’t concern himself with the opinions of sheep


No matter what other people say, you shouldn’t lose your focus.

That night, I heard wolves howling and sheeps crying.- Unknown

Don’t become a victim of fear and cowardness. Be brave when all others are frightened.

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

Joe Carnahan

Wolves are meant to protect their packs and not to fight without reason.

Wolves are not afraid even when outnumbered and waits patiently on a cold night


Wolves kill their prey and get tummy satisfied. If you want to become the best, don’t be like a crying wolf. Be the might wolf that faces anything until you’re satisfied.

The wolves prey upon their victims with bloodstains everywhere


People are far more intelligent than wolves. But evidence never lies.

Wolves are the witches of the animal world

Katherine Rundell

Wolves are witches because they are trickers. Don’t be fooled.

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

Learn to forget the past and your losses. Stand up and start another journey to attain success.

I see myself in a wolf. Ruthless and murderer but still a cry baby


Don’t be a cry baby. If you suffer, go ahead and cry but don’t surrender. Be a brave wolf.

People go after opportunities while wolves go after any wounded animal


Be a man of one decision and action, practice sound decision-making.

The wolf can be gentle-hearted, but his nature stinks


Don’t be fooled by what your eyes can see.

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

Munia Khan

Humans have an animal instinct that can destroy their integrity. Be calm in handling stressful situations.

Why not turn into a wolf and get lost? -Unknown

This saying is from someone who is tired of handling a great pretender.

The wolf always attacks with his fang, and so as the tax collector


Taxes can be debilitating to low-income and the average earners.

The wolf always aims to win


Always aim for success and the common good.

Don’t leave your family, like a wolf to his pack


Humans can be neglectful of their family; they often focus on their selves living others behind just for their selfishness, unlike wolves who have been with their packs. Therefore, love one another, most notably your parents and your children.

A wolf is incomparable with a sheep


A good man is incomparable to a criminal. Will you give second chances?

The gaze of the wolf reaches into our soul

Barry Lopez

A wolf’s eyes can capture your soul. Keep it eye-to-eye, and never let it go until it moves away on its own.

Crying wolf is a real danger

David Attenborough

When a wolf cries, there’s something in danger. Be wary and alert of how you deal with people. Not all brave-looking men are unbeatable. They may also be cry babies who need tender loving care.

I’m not a wolf, just a moody baker.- Unknown

Don’t bake if you can’t measure. You’ll only lose track. Make sure to think decisively and plan before taking action.

If you run from a wolf, you may run into a bear


Face every life’s challenges with a fierce mind and resilient heart. Only then you’ll be able to pass through it. Otherwise, you will just make your problem worse.

When shepherds quarrel, the wolf has a winning game

German proverb

Do not let your enemies attack you. Keep your family secure so you can surpass life’s challenges. The more, the better.

Careless shepherd makes an excellent dinner for a wolf

Earl Derr Biggers

Be mindful. Always observe and don’t neglect the important things in life.

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

There are times when you just can’t move because of fear. But what is worse than seeing your family suffer in the hands of a ruthless murderer.

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

If you lose something, try to get it and return. But if it is too hard to do so, it might be better to let it go.

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

Women usually endure the pain of loving, even if men cheat on them. Don’t start a fight with a woman if you don’t want being shut away.

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

James Bovard

Democracy is for the people to make decisions. But is this always the case? Not all democratic countries allow the people to decide. There are always hidden motives.

Don’t fight the wolf and the bear. Learn to their tricks and make a wise move


Mighty people will always end up winning over the less fortunate ones. Nevertheless, don’t just attack without any plan. Think several times before making a decision.

Make yourself a sheep, and the wolf will eat you

German Proverb

Be strong. Don’t be naive like a sheep. Equip yourself with the bravery of a wolf. Be mighty and fearless when situations need them.

I guess I’m pretty much 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 saying is for loners who prefer knowing what people think and feel than what their mouths utter.

I prefer to be raised by wolves because morals destroy me


Leaders should be guilt-free and robust, like the wolf, to become more capable. They need to be brave and powerful even if they feel fear.

Man is to man either a god or a wolf

Desiderius Erasmus

A wolf is someone who insists on what he wants to do, acting as the highest level of an entity in the world.

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

Saul Bellow

People with Alzheimers’ disease or insomnia should count sheep. But if you want to work on something aggressive, count the wolves.

Throw me to the wolves & I’ll return leading the pack


People who grow and live with the less fortunate tend to be more resilient than those who are sheltered.

Hunger drives the wolf out of the wood

German Proverb

Always entertain hunger for education, and you will leave the weak walls of your tiny home.

Don’t be cursed by the full moon, like wolves


Keep your integrity. Don’t act like an animal without one.

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


Most of the time, we taught that the people around us are real, but what we are unaware of is that they are just full of hypocrisy. Some people are just pretending to be good. Hence, beware of these people.

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

Rob Halford

A lone wolf prefers to be with himself.

In the calm, deep waters of the mind, the wolf waits

F.T. McKinstry

A wolf can be patient just to ensure a fine dinner. Be a smart decision-maker. Don’t allow others to change it.

Crying wolves are worse than sheeps


While some people are greedy and selfish, some are gentle and kind.

There is a difference between who I am and what I show


Beware of pretenders because it is hard to tell and compare. Choose your friends and eliminate the bad guys.

A gentleman is simply a patient wolf

Lana Turner

Be a patient wolf by keeping your calm spirit and integrity.

Your time is now, start where you stand and never back down


When it is time to soar high, put all your efforts and never look down. Face success with a smile and an enemy with a fierce look.

It’s okay to be scared. Being scared means you’re about to do something really, really brave


Being scared is your key to be braver and stronger.

Be the wolf, the wolf is relentless never quits and doesn’t look back


Forget the past because it will never rewind. Instead, face the future with hope and positivity.

Just because I’m strong enough to handle the pain doesn’t mean I deserve it


Nobody deserves great pain. Even the unsung heroes.

Nothing lasts forever. Forever’s a lie. All we have is what’s between hello and goodbye


Everybody leaves and arrives at some point. Nobody is immortal.

Don’t allow your wounds to transform you into someone you are not


While you feel the pain or anger, don’t allow it to destroy you.


Wolves and humans are competitive species, and competition drives us to wage a one-sided war using a deadly arsenal. However, wolves teach humans a better way by treating their competitors as coyotes. Learning to coexist with wolves makes us more intelligent and resourceful.

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