55+ Best Fox Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Fox is a wild mammal belonging to the dog family that has a pointed face and ears, a wide tail covered in fur, and often reddish-brown fur. Inspirational fox quotes will challenge the way you think, and help guide you through any life experience.

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Famous Fox Quotes

A fox can be smarter than a wolf. Tamuna Tsertsvadze

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

The early bird gets the worm, and the early fox gets the bird. Matshona Dhliwayo

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

With foxes we must play the fox. Criminal Minds

The fox condemns the trap, not himself. William Blake

If you deal with a fox, think of his tricks. Jean de la Fontaine

The fox provides for himself, but God provides for the lion. William Blake

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Be like the fox who makes more tracks than necessary, some in the wrong direction. Practice resurrection. Wendell Berry

The sleeping fox catches no poultry. Benjamin Franklin

A fox is a wolf who sends flowers. Ruth Brown

The fox changes his fur but not his habits. Anonymous

The fox has many tricks. The hedgehog has but one. But that is the best of all. Ralph Waldo Emerson

The Fox, when he cannot reach the grapes, says they are not ripe. George Herbert

Women and foxes, being weak, are distinguished by superior tact. Ambrose Bierce

Foxes have holes and birds of the air have nests, but the Son of Man has nowhere to lay His head The Bible

A fox should not be on the jury at a goose’s trial. Thomas Fuller

Wolves and foxes tend not to get along. Not just in fables and stories. Jeff Davis

That’s the problem. We’re all trying to outfox the fox. Jeff Davis

A fox is a wolf who sends flowers. Ruth Weston

And just like a midsummer nights breeze, she ran away, into the moonlight, a fox, proud and strong. The lone wolf walked away, saddened she was gone. Jason Winchester

He is like the fox, who effaces his tracks in the sand with his tail. Niels Henrik Abel

The sleeping fox catches no poultry. Frank Fenton

Comrades, if a fox stole your chickens, would you slaughter your pig because he saw the fox? No, you would hunt the fox, find where it lives and destroy it!  Kevin Reynolds

When I jog it’s like a dancing dog. Well, it’s more of a foxtrot. Jarod Kintz

What a hungry fox constantly dreams of is a chicken! Mehmet Murat ildan

In a society where every man is fox-minded, you need to be foxier than the fox! Mehmet Murat ildan

Many foxes grow gray, but few grow good. Benjamin Franklin

The fox chases the rabbit around the tree and down the hole. That’s how the tie works buddy. Clive Cussler

Foxes don’t get as many lives as cats. Souichirou Morizumi

In mythic systems from other parts of the world, the fox may guide a young person from one phase of life to another. Martin Wallen

A fox should not be of the jury at a goose’s trial. Thomas Fuller

An election is coming: Universal peace is declared and the foxes have a sincere interest in prolonging the lives of the poultry. George Eliot

Amazing Fox Quotes

A prince must imitate the fox and the lion, for 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. Machiavelli

With foxes we must play the fox. Thomas Fuller

Wild dogs are well adapted to living in different habitats. The Arctic fox has a thick fur, which protects it from below-freezing temperatures. Michael Leach

The foxes are kept encloses resembling their natural habitat, they behave much as they do in the wild. Caroline Arnold

When people think of foxes, they picture the red fox, with its large white-tipped tail and brilliant flame color fur. Caroline Arnold

The fox, among many other animals, was used as a symbol of premonition in ancient Chinese texts. Xiaofei Kang

The fox knows many things, but the hedgehog knows one big thing. Archilochus

Where the lion’s skin falls short it must be eked out with the fox’s. Lysander

She devoured stories with rapacious greed, ranks of black marks on white, sorting themselves into mountains and trees, stars, moons and suns, dragons, dwarfs, and forests containing wolves, foxes and the dark. A.S. Byatt

Sometimes it was possible for me to believe he had practised an enchantment upon me, as foxes in this country may, for, here, a fox can masquerade as human and at the best of times the high cheekbones gave to his face the aspect of a mask. Angela Carter

A faithful history of the life even of a fox may be not without its interest, for, to the wise, nothing in nature mean, and truth us never insignificant. Thomas Smith

The forest is a great place for many foxes to live. Thy can use the trees for shelter and for stalking their prey. David Lee

Red foxes like to live in the forest. They also live in mountains an grasslands. David Lee

Foxes live u most habitats in Earth, except in the driest and coldest regions. Marshall Cavendish Corporation

Foxes have excellent nightmare vision and a keen sense of smell. Marshall Cavendish Corporation

Foxes do not share their kills except with their offspring. If a fox cannot finish a meal, it buries or hides the rest for later. Marshall Cavendish Corporation

As they grow, the cubs establish a dominance system: in their first fall, the lower-ranked foxes are forced out of the territory by the more dominant ones. Marshall Cavendish Corporation

A fox tries to make its home near good supplies of food. Elizabeth Russell-Arnot

‘Badgers!’ said Lucy. ‘Foxes!’ said Edmund. ‘Rabbits!’ said Susan. C.S. Lewis

Down the violet wind slid syrinx melodies, wild as foxes, mad as love, strange as wakening. Cecilia Dart-Thornton

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

Sometimes, foxes will chase their food. At other times, they will just lie quietly, wait for something to come along, and then pounce on it. Elizabeth Russell-Arnot

An old fox understands the trap. Anonymous

The cunning of the fox is as murderous as the violence of the wolf. Thomas Paine

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