Wolf Proverbs

Sayings about Wolves

When night falls the face of the wolf lights up. ~ Russian Proverb

When the wolf invites you in, you had better take your dog. ~ Syrian Proverb

The sheep has no choice when in the jaws of the wolf. ~ Chinese Proverb

Hunger leads the wolf to the village. ~ German Proverbs

While keeping a tiger from the front door, the wolf comes in at the back. ~ Chinese Proverb

Dogs that fight each other will join forces against the wolf. ~ Armenian Proverbs

Outside a sheep, inside a wolf. ~ Greek Proverb

One man alone is prey to the wolf. ~ French Proverb

When shepherds quarrel, the wolf has a winning game. ~ German Proverb

Whoever feeds the wolf in the winter will be eaten by him in the spring. ~ Greek Proverb

It is a hard winter when one wolf eats another. ~ French Proverb

No sheep runs into the mouth of a sleeping wolf. ~ Dutch Proverb

No matter how much you feed a wolf, he will always return to the forest. ~ Russian Proverb

The wolf loves the fog. ~ Albanian Proverb

If you call one wolf, you invite the pack. ~ Bulgarian Proverbs

Do not measure the wolf’s tail till he is dead. ~ Serbian Proverb

Fight a wolf with a flex stalk. ~ Chinese Proverb

More proverbs and sayings about wolves

Even a sheep with the skin of a tiger is afraid of the wolf. ~ Chinese Proverb

A hungry wolf is stronger than a satisfied dog. ~ Ukrainian Proverb

The wolf and the dog agree about the goat — which together they eat. ~ Basque Proverb

A man without money is like a wolf without teeth. ~ French Proverb

A wolf’s repentance died a long time ago. ~ Iranian Proverbs

People always make the wolf more formidable than he is. ~ French Proverb

Where the cattle are, there the wolf shall die. ~ African Proverbs

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

If you cut down the trees you will find the wolf. ~ American Proverb

There once was a good mother-in-law but the wolf gobbled her up. ~ French Proverb

A wolf will still be a wolf even if he hasn’t eaten your sheep. ~ Manchuria Proverb

The wolf changes his coat, but not his disposition. ~ Traditional Proverb

The woman who takes a wolf for a husband is always looking into the wood. ~ Basque Proverb

What the wolf does pleases his mate. ~ Basque Proverb

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