Elephant Quotes

[wpsm_quote author=”Abraham Lincoln” float=”none” width=”100%”]When you have got an Elephant by the hind leg, and he is trying to run away, it’s best to let him run.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Alastair Reynolds” float=”none” width=”100%”]It was an exceedingly odd thing to see an elephant in a spacesuit.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Alistair Cooke” float=”none” width=”100%”]An Elephant can trumpet and shake the earth but not the self-possession of the ants who hold it.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Andre Norton” float=”none” width=”100%”]The knife flaying the elephant does not have to be large, only sharp![/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Bill Murray” float=”none” width=”100%”]They say an elephant never forgets. What they don’t tell you is, you never forget an elephant.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Buddha” float=”none” width=”100%”]Awake. Be the witness of your thoughts. The elephant hauls himself from the mud. In the same way drag yourself out of your sloth.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Charles Darwin” float=”none” width=”100%”]The Indian Elephant is said sometimes to weep.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Charlie Chaplin” float=”none” width=”100%”]Words are cheap. The biggest thing you can say is ‘elephant’.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Creighton Abrams” float=”none” width=”100%”]When eating an elephant take one bite at a time.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Dale Kerrigan” float=”none” width=”100%”]It was an elephant. Cause elephants bring good luck, especially if the trunks are up and his trunk was up.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”David Drake” float=”none” width=”100%”]She owned the road as an elephant owns the veldt and like a big blue elephant moved with massive grace and dignity.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”David Herbert Lawrence” float=”none” width=”100%”]So slowly the hot elephant hearts grow full of desire, and the great beasts mate in secret at last, hiding their fire.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”David Herbert Lawrence” float=”none” width=”100%”]The elephant, the huge old beast, is slow to mate.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”David Herbert Lawrence” float=”none” width=”100%”]The elephant, the huge old beast, is slow to mate; / He finds a female, they show no haste they wait.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Edward R. Ricciuti” float=”none” width=”100%”]When we are hungry, elephants are food. When we are full, elephants are beautiful.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Frans De Waal” float=”none” width=”100%”]Although elephants are far more distantly related to us than the great apes, they seem to have evolved similar social and cognitive capacities.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”General John B. Sedgwick” float=”none” width=”100%”]They couldn’t hit an elephant at this distance.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Gloria Steinem” float=”none” width=”100%”]Elephants are so wise and so funny and so endangered and so intelligent. I just think there is a lot to learn from them.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Herb Caen” float=”none” width=”100%”]I have a memory like an elephant. I remember every elephant I’ve ever met.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Ingrid Newkirk” float=”none” width=”100%”]Elephants have the largest brains of any mammal on the face of the Earth. They are creative, altruistic and kind.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”James Patterson” float=”none” width=”100%”]Just in case you thought elephants were all sweetness, I can attest to the fact that this one had the time of her life scaring the bejeezus out of those dudes.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Jeff Henschel” float=”none” width=”100%”]Elephants ears are full of blood vessels and help cool the blood as it travels through the extensive vein network that runs close to the surface.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Jennifer Richard Jacobson” float=”none” width=”100%”]Elephants can sense danger. They’re able to detect an approaching tsunami or earthquake before it hits.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Jennifer Richard Jacobson” float=”none” width=”100%”]Elephants love reunions. They recognize one another after years and years of separation and greet each other with wild, boisterous joy. There’s bellowing and trumpeting, ear flapping and rubbing. Trunks entwine.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Jesse Ball” float=”none” width=”100%”]I’m an elephant today. I will need to have lots of room and also a bowl of water on the floor.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”John Donne” float=”none” width=”100%”]Nature’s great masterpiece, an elephant; the only harmless great thing.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”John Dryden” float=”none” width=”100%”]The elephant is never won by anger; nor must that man who would reclaim a lion take him by the teeth.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”John Milton” float=”none” width=”100%”]Th’ unwieldy elephant, To make them mirth, us’d all his might, and wreathed His lithe proboscis.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Karen Joy Fowler” float=”none” width=”100%”]When there is an invisible elephant in the room, one is from time to time bound to trip over a trunk.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Kevin Spacey” float=”none” width=”100%”]Mediocrity is the elephant in the room.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”King George V” float=”none” width=”100%”]You don’t shoot elephants, you ride them–you might as well shoot your charger.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Lazarus Long” float=”none” width=”100%”]An elephant: A mouse built to government specifications.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Lory J Lazarus” float=”none” width=”100%”]She’s big and friendly (Elephant!) Wrinkled and gray (Elephant!) / And with her great big feet, better get out of the way of the elephant (Elephant!)[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Lyall Watson” float=”none” width=”100%”]If elephants didn’t exist, you couldn’t invent one. They belong to a small group of living things so unlikely they challenge credulity and common sense.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Mahatma Gandhi” float=”none” width=”100%”]The elephant needs a thousand times more food than the ant but that is not an indication of inequality.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Mark Shand” float=”none” width=”100%”]Elephants love to play around. They are very intelligent animals. They have a strong bond, at times stretching to several decades, with their mahouts.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Mark Shand” float=”none” width=”100%”]The elephant can survive only if forests survive.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Mary Mccarthy” float=”none” width=”100%”]A novelist is an elephant, but an elephant who must pretend to forget.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Mehmet Murat ildan” float=”none” width=”100%”]Elephants don’t know anything about the world of ants; the peaks of mountains are oblivious of what is happening on the plains![/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Nikhil Parekh” float=”none” width=”100%”]A true elephant is the one who never forgets his Herculean strength; / the astounding power that reverberated from his body as he strolled; / even in times when he lay timidly wounded on the ground.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Nikhil Parekh” float=”none” width=”100%”]All I want is a wild elephant; which swishes tones of water merrily all around with its trunk.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Nikhil Parekh” float=”none” width=”100%”]Never ever enter into the brain of the elephant; / or you’ll suddenly find yourself a lugubriously disoriented burden to earth; / emanating an infinite groans to just alight your foot an inconspicuous inch from the soil.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Nikhil Parekh” float=”none” width=”100%”]To emulate an elephant was very easy; / as all you had to do was inflate your persona like a colossal gas balloon; / tread triumphantly on the soil of the jungle as the largest organism existing in the rampant outgrowths.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Noel Coward” float=”none” width=”100%”]I have a memory like an elephant. In fact, elephants often consult me.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Oliver Wallace” float=”none” width=”100%”]Look out! Look out / Pink elephants on parade / Here they come / Hippety hoppety / They’re here and there / Pink elephants everywhere.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Oyekan Owomoyela” float=”none” width=”100%”]A blind elephant does not know a man from a tree.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Oyekan Owomoyela” float=”none” width=”100%”]A chain as thick as a palm tree cannot stop an elephant; the vine that proposes to stop the elephant from going to the grassland will go with the elephant.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Oyekan Owomoyela” float=”none” width=”100%”]One digs a pit in the path of the elephant, but the elephant can read signs; the elephant does not go that way.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Peter Corneille” float=”none” width=”100%”]If anyone wants to know what elephants are like, they are like people only more so.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Plutarch” float=”none” width=”100%”]What is bigger than an elephant? But this also is become man’s plaything, and a spectacle at public solemnities; and it learns to skip, dance, and kneel.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Randolph Bourne” float=”none” width=”100%”]He who mounts a wild elephant goes where the elephant goes.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Randy Pausch” float=”none” width=”100%”]When there’s an elephant in the room introduce him.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Richard D. Estes” float=”none” width=”100%”]The elephant has just one basic gait: an ambling walk; elephants cannot run or jump like other animals.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Rickson Gracie” float=”none” width=”100%”]If size mattered, the elephant would be the king of the jungle.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Robert McCammon” float=”none” width=”100%”]They say that somewhere in Africa the elephants have a secret grave where they go to lie down, unburden their wrinkled gray bodies, and soar away, light spirits at the end.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Robin Rex” float=”none” width=”100%”]Holabaloo, my elephant’s jumping / Up and down from side to side / Holabaloo, my elephant’s pumping / Elephant ride all over the town / Holabaloo, my elephant’s jumping / Inside-out, moving up and down / Holabaloo, my elephant’s pumping / Elephant ride in Calcutta town.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Robin Rex” float=”none” width=”100%”]Sitting on my elephant / Pretty and intelligent / Na-na-na-na-na-na-na-na-na-na-na-na-na / Gonna take a ride that you won’t forget.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Rudyard Kipling” float=”none” width=”100%”]The elephant’s a gentleman.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Stephen Arnott” float=”none” width=”100%”]While you sit on an elephant you will be able to break through your neighbor’s hedge.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Steven Wright” float=”none” width=”100%”]My roommate got a pet elephant. Then it got lost. It’s in the apartment somewhere.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Ted Hughes” float=”none” width=”100%”]And the elephant sings deep in the forest-maze About a star of deathless and painless peace But no astronomer can find where it is.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”The Buddha” float=”none” width=”100%”]As an elephant in the battlefield withstands arrows shot from bows all around, even so shall I endure abuse.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Thomas French” float=”none” width=”100%”]Elephants, it turns out, are surprisingly stealthy.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Thomas Schmidt” float=”none” width=”100%”]No one in the world needs an elephant tusk but an elephant.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Val McDermid” float=”none” width=”100%”]He frowned as he struggled to remember. It was like watching an elephant crochet.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”William Scott Bruford” float=”none” width=”100%”]Elephants are enslaved ensnared endangered exploited / Elephants are exterminated / They’re eradicated / Elephants are eaten / Elephants are forgotten / Fatally forgotten famished fossils / Elephants are gone.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Yao Ming” float=”none” width=”100%”]Only elephants should own ivory.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Zakes Mda” float=”none” width=”100%”]Our elders say that an elephant does not find its own trunk heavy.[/wpsm_quote]