65 Best Fox Quotes On Success In Life

These Fox quotes will inspire you. Foxes are small to medium-sized carnivorous mammals belonging to several genera of the family Canidae. They have a flattened skull, erect triangular ears, a pointed, slightly upturned snout, and a long bushy tail (or brush).

Below you will find a collection of motivating, knowledgeable, and fox quotes, fox sayings, and foxes proverbs.

Inspirational Fox Quotes

  1. “A fox is a wolf who sends flowers.” ~ Ruth Brown
  2. “Because no one can catch the motherfucking fox.” ~ John Green
  3. “Be like the fox
    who makes more tracks than necessary,
    some in the wrong direction.
    Practice resurrection.” ~ Wendell Berry
  4. “If you deal with a fox, think of his tricks.” ~ Jean de La Fontaine

  5. “Let’s be perfectly clear, shall we. The fox is not a little orange puppy dog with doe eyes and a waggly tail. It’s a disease-ridden wolf with the morals of a psychopath and the teeth of a great white shark.” ~ Jeremy Clarkson
  6. “The sleeping fox catches no poultry.” ~ Benjamin Franklin
  7. “A fox is subtlety itself.” ~ Aristophanes
  8. “”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
  9. “The cunning of the fox is as murderous as the violence of the wolf.” ~ Thomas Paine

  10. “An actor is never so great as when he reminds you of an animal – falling like a cat, lying like a dog, moving like a fox.” ~ Francois Truffaut
  11. “One must be a fox to recognize traps and a lion to frighten wolves” ~ Niccolo Machiavelli
  12. “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
  13. “Shake paws, count your claws, You steal mine, I’ll borrow yours. Watch my whiskers, check both ears. Robber foxes have no fears.” ~ Brian Jacques
  14. “Many foxes grow gray but few grow good.” ~ Benjamin Franklin

  15. “A fox looked at his shadow at sunrise and said, “I will have a camel for lunch today.” And all morning he went about looking for camels. But at noon he saw his shadow again-and he said, “A mouse will do.” ~ Khalil Gibran
  16. “The prince must be a lion, but he must also know how to play the fox.” ~ Niccolo Machiavelli
  17. “You become responsible, forever, for what you have tamed.” ~ Antoine de Saint-Exupery
  18. “We communicate like the burrows of foxes, in silence and darkness, underground. We are undermined by faith and love.” ~ Henry David Thoreau, Fox quotes love
  19. “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.” ~ Niccolo Machiavelli
  20. “The fox condemns the trap, not himself.” ~ William Blake

  21. “I am looking for friends. What does that mean – tame?” “It is an act too often neglected,” said the fox. “It means to establish ties.” “To establish ties?” “Just that,” said the fox. “To me, you are still nothing more than a little boy who is just like a hundred thousand other little boys. And I have no need of you. And you, on your part, have no need of me. To you I am nothing more than a fox like a hundred thousand other foxes. But if you tame me, then we shall need each other. To me, you will be unique in all the world. To you, I shall be unique in all the world.” ~ Antoine de Saint-Exupery
  22. “The fox has many tricks. The hedgehog has but one. But that is the best of all.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  23. “Bewildered is the fox who lives to find that grapes beyond reach can be really sour.” ~ Dorothy Parker

  24. “like the fox I run with the hunted and if I’m not the happiest man on earth I’m surely the luckiest man alive.” ~ Charles Bukowski
  25. “An election is coming. Universal peace is declared and the foxes have a sincere interest in prolonging the lives of the poultry.” ~ T. S. Eliot
  26. “Anybody depending on somebody else’s gods is depending on a fox not to eat chickens.” ~ Zora Neale Hurston
  27. “Dr. Thomas Fuller wrote: “With foxes, we must play the fox”.” ~ Thomas Fuller
  28. “The Fox knows much, but more he that catcheth him.” ~ George Herbert
  29. “A fox should not be on the jury at a goose’s trial.” ~ Thomas Fuller

  30. “A real fox calls sour not only those grapes that he cannot reach but also those that he has reached and taken away from others.” ~ Friedrich Nietzsche
  31. “Sometimes since I’ve been in the garden I’ve looked up through the trees at the sky and I have had a strange feeling of being happy as if something was pushing and drawing in my chest and making me breathe fast. Magic is always pushing and drawing and making things out of nothing. Everything is made out of magic, leaves and trees, flowers and birds, badgers and foxes and squirrels and people. So it must be all around us. In this garden – in all the places.” ~ Frances Hodgson Burnett
  32. “The English country-gentleman galloping after a fox — the unspeakable in full pursuit of the uneatable.” ~ Oscar Wilde
  33. “The fox when it sees a flock of herons or magpies or birds of that kind, suddenly flings himself on the ground with his mouth open to look as he were dead; and these birds want to peck at his tongue, and he bites off their heads.” ~ Leonardo da Vinci
  34. “Hee that will deceive the fox, must rise betimes.” ~ George Herbert

  35. “All the intelligence and talent in the world can’t make a singer. The voice is a wild thing. It can’t be bred in captivity. It is a sport, like the silver fox. It happens.” ~ Willa Cather
  36. “The world may be divided into people that read, people that write, people that think, and fox-hunters.” ~ William Shenstone
  37. “He thought about how it might be to be, say, a fox confronted with an angry sheep. A sheep moreover, that could afford to employ wolves.” ~ Terry Pratchett, Fox quotes sheep
  38. “A Fox entered the house of an actor and, rummaging through all his properties, came upon a Mask, an admirable imitation of a human head. He placed his paws on it and said, “What a beautiful head! Yet it is of no value, as it entirely lacks brains.”” ~ Aesop
  39. “He is like the fox, who effaces his tracks in the sand with his tail.” ~ Niels Henrik Abel

  40. “She tastes like nectar and salt. Nectar and salt and apples. Pollen and stars and hinges. She tastes like fairy tales. Swan maiden at midnight. Cream on the tip of a fox’s tongue. She tastes like hope.” ~ Laini Taylor
  41. “The Fox, when hee cannot reach the grapes, saies they are not ripe.” ~ George Herbert
  42. “I’m an inveterate fox and not a hedgehog, so I always think you should try everything” ~ Clifford Geertz
  43. “It’s a real blessing for me to tell you, sir, that calvary has arrived – Fox is here!” ~ Glenn Beck
  44. “The lion is ashamed, it’s true when he hunts with the fox.” ~ Gotthold Ephraim Lessing

  45. “No one has tamed you and you haven’t tamed anyone.You’re the way my fox was. He was just a fox like a hundred thousand others. But I’ve made him my friend, and now he’s the only fox in the world.” ~ Antoine de Saint-Exupery
  46. “I’d like to have a drink with Bill Maher and see how he feels. We were too conservative coming over to Fox from fX and got ourselves off our best game” ~ Tom Bergeron
  47. “Think of submitting our measure to the advice of politicians! I would as soon submit the subject of the equality of a goose to a fox.” ~ Anna Howard Shaw
  48. “A little thorn may cause much suffering. A little cloud may hide the sun. Little foxes spoil the vines, and little sins do mischief to the tender heart. These little sins burrow in the soul and make it so full of that which is hateful to Christ, that he will hold no comfortable fellowship and communion with us. A great sin cannot destroy a Christian, but a little sin can make him miserable.” ~ Charles Spurgeon
  49. “Fox would hire me in a minute. And believe it or not, CNN would, too.” ~ Michael Savage

  50. “During this period Steen and Fox were killed trying a single-engine instrument approach at Moline. Then Campbell and Leatherman hit a ridge near Elko, Nevada. In both incidents the official verdict was ‘pilot error,’ but since their passengers, who were innocent of the controls, also failed to survive, it seemed that fate was the hunter. As it had been and would be.” ~ Ernest K. Gann
  51. “When The Simpsons came around, there really was nothing else like it on TV. It’s hard to imagine, but when Fox first took the plunge with it, it was considered controversial to put animation on prime time.” ~ Matt Groening
  52. “When I left 20th Century-Fox to freelance, my agent believed that getting big money was the way to establish real importance in our industry.” ~ Loretta Young
  53. “Fox News is hated because they’re elitists, and the worst winners television’s ever seen.” ~ Keith Olbermann

  54. “I got good notice from that show, and on the last day of filming Townies, Twentieth Century Fox called wanting to meet with me about a development deal.” ~ Jenna Elfman
  55. “People realized that they could come on Fox News Sunday, and they would be well and fairly treated.” ~ Brit Hume
  56. “My grandmother made her home at Fox How under the shelter of the fells, with her four daughters, the youngest of whom was only eight when their father died.” ~ Mary Augusta Ward
  57. “I realized fear one morning, with the blare of the fox hunter’s sound. When they’re all chasin’ the poor bloody fox, ’tis safer to be dressed like the hound.” ~ Jack Higgins
  58. “The Fox News cable channel is doing very well because there is a market for what Fox News has to offer.” ~ Paul Weyrich
  59. “Well, we were never coming back to Fox… that was clear.” ~ Will Arnett

  60. “There were 84 original episodes. It was rated No. 1 and No. 2 on the Fox Children’s Network. We figured it was time to make it available to people who have never watched it.” ~ Howie Mandel
  61. “I couldn’t imagine what Fox thought they were doing, contemplating such a jagged protagonist for a prime-time drama. I only knew that I wanted the role very much.” ~ Hugh Laurie
  62. “Actually, 19 is in charge of our career at that point. FOX publicity is in charge of the publicity that we get. I’m fine with it, it is really organized.” ~ LaToya London
  63. “Don’t overstate Fox News. It’s still much smaller than the least of the network niches.” ~ Tom Brokaw
  64. “The show had run its course on the Fox network.” ~ Will Arnett
  65. “The weather was fine and moderate. The hunters all returned, having killed during their absence three elk, four deer, two porcupines, a fox, and a hare.” ~ Meriwether Lewis

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