“Men have forgotten this truth,” said the fox. “But you must not forget it. You become responsible, forever, for what you have tamed.”  ...

Fox Quotes

“Men have forgotten this truth,” said the fox. “But you must not forget it. You become responsible, forever, for what you have tamed.” – Antoine de Saint Exupery
“I am sometimes a fox and sometimes a lion. The whole secret of government lies in knowing when to be the one or the other.” – Napoleon Bonaparte
“The fox condemns the trap, not himself.” – William Blake
“The fox provides for himself, but God provides for the lion.” – William Blake
“The sleeping fox catches no poultry.” – Benjamin Franklin
“The fox changes his fur but not his habits.” – Anonymous
“Women and foxes, being weak, are distinguished by superior tact.” – Ambrose Bierce
“Foxes have holes and birds of the air have nests, but the Son of Man has nowhere to lay His head” – The Bible
A fox is a wolf who sends flowers.” – Ruth Weston
“A fox may steal your hens, sir, / . . . If lawyer’s hand is fee’d sir, / He steals your whole estate.” – John Gay
“And just like a midsummer nights breeze, she ran away, into the moonlight, a fox, proud and strong. The lone wolf walked away, saddened she was gone.” – Jason Winchester
“He is like the fox, who effaces his tracks in the sand with his tail.” – Niels Henrik Abel
“When I jog it’s like a dancing dog. Well, it’s more of a foxtrot.” – Jarod Kintz
“What a hungry fox constantly dreams of is a chicken!” – Mehmet Murat ildan
“In a society where every man is fox-minded, you need to be foxier than the fox!” – Mehmet Murat ildan
Many foxes grow gray, but few grow good. – Benjamin Franklin
A fox should not be of the jury at a goose’s trial.” – Thomas Fuller
An election is coming: Universal peace is declared and the foxes have a sincere interest in prolonging the lives of the poultry.” – George Eliot
A prince must imitate the fox and the lion, for the lion cannot protect himself from traps, and the fox cannot defend himself from wolves. One must therefore be a fox to recognize traps, and a lion to frighten wolves.” – Machiavelli

Fox Proverbs

“Let every fox take care of his own tail.” – Italian
“You will catch the fox with cunning, and the wolf with courage.” – Albanian
“He who has to do with foxes must look after his hen-roost.” – German
“Old foxes want no tutors.” – Dutch
“So you tell me there are wolves on the mountain, and foxes in the valley.” – Spanish
“It is a stupid goose that listens to the fox preach” – French
“An old fox understands the trap” – Unknown
“A client twixt his attorney and counselor is like a goose twixt two foxes.” – Unknown
“A foolish fox is caught by one leg, but a wise one by all four.” – Serbian proverb
“Relatives are the worst friends, said the fox as the dogs took after him.” – Danish proverb


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