Wolves

When you walk alone in the forest, remember these proverbs and quotes about wolves.

Wolf
Wolf – Photo by: Denali National Park


 

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"Escaping goblins to be caught by wolves!" he said, and it became a proverb, though we now say "out of the frying-pan into the fire" in the same sort of uncomfortable situations.

Bilbo
The Hobbit - Chapter 6 - Out of the Frying-Pan into the Fire
J.R.R. Tolkien

Better the wolves eat us than the fleas.


Leave one wolf alive and the sheep are never safe.

Arya Stark
Game of Thrones

Make a friend of the wolf, but keep your axe ready.


Outside the ring of dancing warriors with spears and axes stood the wolves at a respectful distance, watching and waiting.

The Hobbit - Chapter 6 - Out of the Frying-Pan into the Fire
J.R.R. Tolkien

The yells and yammering, croaking, jibbering and jabbering; howls, growls and curses; shrieking and skriking, that followed were beyond description. Several hundred wild cats and wolves being roasted slowly alive together would not have compared with it.

The Hobbit - Chapter 4 - Over Hill and Under Hill
J.R.R. Tolkien
About goblins

There are nights when the wolves are silent and only the moon howls.

George Carlin

There is something in the red of a raspberry pie that looks as good to a man as the red in a sheep looks to a wolf.

E. W. Howe

To be afraid of wolves, to be without mushrooms.

Russian proverb

Who makes himself a sheep will be eaten by the wolves.



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