Tiger Quotes & Sayings

Rumi Quotes Lovers Don't Finally Meet Somwhere They're In Each Other All Along 1200x800

“An oppressive government is more to be feared than a tiger.” – Confucius
“A tiger does not shout its tigritude, it acts.” – Wole Soyinka
“The serpent, the king, the tiger, the stinging wasp, the small child, the dog owned by other people, and the fool: these seven ought not to be awakened from sleep.” – Chanakya
“In me the tiger sniffs the rose.” – Siegfried Sassoon
“I have both English bulldog determination and Bengal tiger strength.” – Bikram Choudhury
“The most magnificent creature in the entire world, the tiger is.” – Jack Hanna
“Some people regard private enterprise as a predatory tiger to be shot. Others look on it as a cow they can milk. Not enough people see it as a healthy horse, pulling a sturdy wagon.” – Winston Churchill
“Time is the substance from which I am made. Time is a river which carries me along, but I am the river; it is a tiger that devours me, but I am the tiger; it is a fire that consumes me, but I am the fire.” – Jorge Luis Borges
“An infallible method of conciliating a tiger is to allow oneself to be devoured.” – Konrad Adenauer
“In waking a tiger, use a long stick.” – Mao Zedong
“All reactionaries are paper tigers.” – Mao Zedong
“Every woman should have four pets in her life. A mink in her closet, a jaguar in her garage, a tiger in her bed, and a jackass who pays for everything.” – Paris Hilton
“If you rile a tiger, he’s going to show his claws.” – Rob James-Collier
“Khrushchev reminds me of the tiger hunter who has picked a place on the wall to hang the tiger’s skin long before he has caught the tiger. This tiger has other ideas.” – John F. Kennedy
“The tiger springs in the new year. Us he devours.” – T. S. Eliot
“Wooing the press is an exercise roughly akin to picnicking with a tiger. You might enjoy the meal, but the tiger always eats last.” – Maureen Dowd
“I just wasn’t cut out to be a Chinese Tiger Mom. I’m more of an Irish Setter Dad.” – P. J. O’Rourke
“I was a tiger, a good fighter, in good shape, but I was always nervous before boxing matches.” – George Foreman
“The violinist is that peculiarly human phenomenon distilled to a rare potency – half tiger, half poet.” – Yehudi Menuhin
“When I work I am pure as an angel tiger and clear is my eye and hot my brain and silent all the whining grunting piglets of the appetites.” – Marge Piercy
“Tiger parenting is all about raising independent, creative, courageous kids. In America today, there’s a dangerous tendency to romanticize creativity in a way that may undermine it.” – Amy Chua
“Animal totems, like the tiger, come from the Other Side to protect us while we are away from Home.” – Sylvia Browne
“I’ll confess right here that I secretly wish I’d have drawn a strip about a little boy with a fake tiger, going for adventures throughout the universe in spaceships of his imagination.” – Berkeley Breathed
“When it came to the stylish and graceful art of ballroom dancing, my dad was a king of the clubs, a prowling tiger and a wonderfully natural mover.” – Bruno Tonioli
“My dad’s a Pentecostal minister, meaning that he’s full of charisma. If he’s telling a story about Noah’s ark, you best know each tiger is going to be having their own little conversation and narrative” – John Boyega
“The first voice they hear is mine, the first touch they feel is mine, the first human face they see is mine. They just think I’m a strange tiger who walks on two legs.” – Roy Horn
“If we choose to walk into a forest where a tiger lives, we are taking a chance. If we swim in a river where crocodiles live, we are taking a chance. If we visit the desert or climb a mountain or enter a swamp where snakes have managed to survive, we are taking a chance.” – Peter Benchley
“There has to be absolute trust between the tiger and its master, but its master must be the master – there must be no mistake about that.” – Ridley Scott
“And it is very sexy as well: somebody says I’m taking you on a surprise date, you don’t know where you are going and you can’t see and then you put your hand out and there is a tiger. Amazing.” – Emily Watson
“If I produce a 450-pound Bengal tiger, it’s going to create a lot more wonder than if I produce a rabbit.” – Doug Henning
“Tigers, except when wounded or when man-eaters, are on the whole very good-tempered…Occasionally a tiger will object to too close an approach to its cubs or to a kill that it is guarding. The objection invariably takes the form of growling, and if this does not prove effective it is followed by short rushes accompanied by terrifying roars. If these warnings are disregarded, the blame for any injury inflicted rests entirely with the intruder” – Jim Corbett
“The impact of an attacking tiger can be compared to that of a piano falling on you from a second story window. But unlike the piano, the tiger is designed to do this, and the impact is only the beginning.” – John Vaillant
“This tiger is sprawled/So still and so flat/A question arises/When glancing thereat./Is he asleep? to be/Perfectly frank/He looks more as if/He was creamed by a tank!” – Bill Watterson
“Van Gogh would’ve sold more than one painting if he’d put tigers in them.” – Bill Watterson
“Be cautious of bears at all times, even when being mauled by a tiger.” – Craig Benzine
“She was a hurt animal- a tiger willing to destroy the whole jungle to get a thorn out of its paw. And he knew she would destroy him, too, if he got in her way.” – Kit Alloway
“I’m a tiger made out of a paper towel, and I’m going to wipe you out.” – Jarod Kintz
“Women and tigers are exactly alike. They have the same temperament, emotions, and vulnerabilities. They must be spoken to softly — but it doesn’t hurt to carry a big stick just in case.” – Roy Horn
“The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. The fears are paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do. You can act to change and control your life; and the procedure , the process is its own reward.” – Amelia Earhart
“It is not part of a true culture to tame tigers, any more than it is to make sheep ferocious.” – Henry David Thoreau
“O tiger’s heart wrapped in a woman’s hide!” – William Shakespeare
“Everyone needs a dog to adore him, and a tiger to bring him back to reality.” – Unknown
“If you don’t enter the tiger’s den, how can you catch the tiger’s cub?” – Ban Chao
“The tigers of wrath are wiser than the horses of instruction.” – William Blake
“The tiger springs in the new year. Us he devours.” – T. S. Eliot
“You know, tigers are very unpredictable.” – Suraj Sharma
“God made the cat to give man the pleasure of stroking a tiger.” – John Gardner

Tiger Proverbs

“He who rides a tiger is afraid to dismount.” – Chinese
“Better to live one year as a tiger, than a hundred as a sheep.” – Chinese
“Do not blame God for having created the tiger, but thank him for not having given it wings.” – Ethiopian
“A man’s good name is as precious to him as its skin is to a tiger.” – Japanese
“There is no off switch on a tiger.” – German
“A tiger never returns to his prey he did not finish off” – Chinese
“Don’t be a tiger’s head with a snake’s tail.” – Chinese
“Tiger father begets tiger son.” – Chinese

1 Response

  1. Jagat

    Jats are born Tigers.

Leave a comment