Lions

The lion is the king of the jungle. Here is a collection of quotes and proverbs about lions.

Lion statue in Brussels


 

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A cornered cat becomes as fierce as a lion.


A flea can trouble a lion more than the lion can harm a flea.

Kenya

A fly may conquer a lion.


Better an ant's head than a lion's tail.

Maltese

Better be the head of a dog then the tail of a lion.

It is better to be leader of a small group than a follower in a bigger group.

Better to be an ant's head than a lion's tail.

Armenian

Even a lion must defend himself against the flies.


Even the lion has to defend himself against flies.

German

Flies will tickle lions being dead.

English

For to him that is joined with all the living there is hope: for a living dog is better than a dead lion.

Bible. Ecclesiastes 9:4

March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb.


The brains of a fox will be of little service if you play with the paw of a lion.


The brave flea dares to eat his breakfast on the lip of a lion.


The hind that would be mated by the lion must die for love.

All's Well That Ends Well
William Shakespeare

The tiny ant dares to enter the lion's ear.

Armenian

When spider webs unite they can tie up a lion.

Ethiopian

When spiders unite, they can tie down a lion.

Ethiopian

When spiders' webs unite, they can tie up a lion.

Ethiopian


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