Hunting Proverbs

Sayings about Hunting

Hunt in every jungle, for there is wisdom and good hunting in all of them. ~ African Proverb

All are not hunters who blow the horn. ~ French Proverb

The arrow that has left the bow never returns. ~ Iranian Proverbs

If the bird hadn’t sung, it wouldn’t have been shot. ~ Japanese Proverbs

Noise and hunting don’t go together. ~ African Proverb

The eagle was killed by an arrow made from its own feathers. ~ Armenian Proverbs

A hunter’s knife cannot carve its own handle. ~ Korean Proverbs

Deer-hunter, waste not your arrow on the hare. ~ Chinese Proverb

He, who hunts two rats, catches none. ~ Ugandan Proverbs

He who has no falcon must hunt with an owl. ~ Danish Proverbs

If the hunter comes back with mushrooms, don’t ask him how his hunt was. ~ Ghanaian Proverbs

He who wants to catch foxes must hunt with geese. ~ Danish Proverb

Until the lions have their historians, tales of the hunt shall always glorify the hunter. ~ African Proverb

The hunt is like a dance for men, for the women the dance is the hunt. ~ Austrian Proverbs

When it’s time has come, the prey goes to the hunter. ~ Iranian Proverb

One little arrow does not kill a serpent. ~ Malawian Proverbs

A wild goose may be worth a hundred pieces of gold, but you first have to spend three pieces of gold to buy an arrow. ~ Japanese Proverb

When you shoot an arrow of truth, dip its point in honey. ~ Arabian Proverb

A dog that barks much is never a good hunter. ~ Traditional Proverb

Who hunts two hares will catch neither. ~ Greek Proverbs

The hunter in pursuit of an elephant does not stop to throw stones at birds. ~ Ugandan Proverb

If you hunt with cats you’ll catch mice. ~ Danish Proverb

The hunter who always comes home with meat is a thief. ~ Bantu Proverb

One arrow does not bring down two birds. ~ Turkish Proverbs

Do not throw the arrow which will return against you. ~ Kurdish Proverb

Why would a man without a bow look for arrows? ~ Tamil Proverbs

The panther and the sheep never hunt together. ~ Ivorian Proverb

You cannot hunt with a tied dog. ~ Albanian Proverbs

Quotations about Hunting

Saying about hunting

Hunting is the practice of killing or trapping animals, or pursuing or tracking them with the intent of doing so. Hunting wildlife or feral animals is most commonly done by humans for food, recreation, to remove predators that are dangerous to humans or domestic animals, or for trade. ~ Read More!

Certainly there is no hunting like the hunting of man and those who have hunted armed men long enough and liked it, never really care for anything else thereafter. ~ Ernest Hemingway

Hunting is a relic of the barbarous spirit that thirsted formerly for human blood, but is now content with the blood of birds and animals. ~ Christian Nestell Bovee

Be happy with what you have and are, be generous with both, and you won’t have to hunt for happiness. ~ William E. Gladstone

You know, if you need 100 rounds to kill a deer, maybe hunting isn’t your sport. ~ Elayne Boosler

There is no hunting like the hunting of man, and those who have hunted armed men long enough and liked it, never care for anything else thereafter. ~ Ernest Hemingway

Biography, like big game hunting, is one of the recognized forms of sport, and it is [as] unfair as only sport can be. ~ Philip Guedalla

Hunting is not a proper employment for a thinking man. ~ Joseph Addison

There is a passion for hunting something deeply implanted in the human breast. ~ Charles Dickens

When a man wants to murder a tiger he calls it sport; when a tiger wants to murder him he calls it ferocity. ~ George Bernard Shaw

If God didn’t want men to hunt, he wouldn’t have given him plaid shirts. ~ Johnny Carson

To hunt successfully, you must know your ground, your pack and your quarry. ~ K. J. Parker

It is very strange, and very melancholy, that the paucity of human pleasures should persuade us ever to call hunting one of them. ~ Samuel Johnson

The hunter never hates his quarry; it’s a thing which he wants to get, to reduce into possession, so how could he hate it? ~ K. J. Parker

A sportsman is a man who, every now and then, simply has to get out and kill something. Not that he is cruel. He wouldn’t hurt a fly. It’s not big enough. ~ Stephen Leacock

A man, who can, in cold blood, hunt and torture a poor, innocent animal, cannot feel much compassion for the distress of his own species. ~ Frederick, the Great

A man can live and be healthy without killing animals for food; therefore, if he eats meat, he participates in taking animal life merely for the sake of his appetite. And to act so is immoral. ~ Leo Tolstoy

When you have shot one bird flying you have shot all birds flying. They are all different and they fly in different ways but the sensation is the same and the last one is as good as the first. ~ Ernest Hemingway

Hunting is not a sport. In a sport, both sides should know they’re in the game. ~ Paul Rodriguez

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