Elephant Quotes

Some quotes about elephants

Nature’s great masterpiece, an elephant; the only harmless great thing.
John Donne
Women are like elephants. I like to look at ’em, but I wouldn’t want to own one.
W. C. Fields
Elephants have the largest brains of any mammal on the face of the Earth. They are creative, altruistic and kind.
Ingrid Newkirk
They say that somewhere in Africa the elephants have a secret grave where they go to lie down, unburden their wrinkled gray bodies, and soar away, light spirits at the end.
Robert McCammon
The threat of extinction is more real than many realise. And the damage done to elephants directly leads to destruction of the ecosystem.
Li Bingbing
I’ve known elephants with broken hearts, others with depression.
Mark Shand
Words are cheap. The biggest thing you can say is ‘elephant’.
Charlie Chaplin
Pace yourself, an elephant can be swallowed, one bite at a time.
Unknown Author
When you have got an elephant by the hind legs and he is trying to run away, it’s best to let him run.
Abraham Lincoln
Elephants and grandchildren never forget.
Andy Rooney
If elephants didn’t exist, you couldn’t invent one. They belong to a small group of living things so unlikely they challenge credulity and common sense.
Lyall Watson
Earlier, 100,000 elephants lived in Kenya and we didn’t have any noteworthy problem with it. The problem that we have is not that there are now more elephants.
Richard Leakey
Save the elephants, and then you save the forest – and then you save yourself.
Mark Shand
When eating an elephant take one bite at a time.
Creighton Abrams
People are so difficult. Give me an elephant any day.
Mark Shand
To get the attention of a large animal, be it an elephant or a bureaucracy, it helps to know what part of it feels pain. Be very sure, though, that you want its full attention.
Kelvin Throop
I have a memory like an elephant. In fact, elephants often consult me.
Noel Coward
Elephant: A mouse built to government specifications.
Lazarus Long
Love will draw an elephant through a key-hole.
Samuel Richardson
It has always seemed miraculous to me that these colossal animals can move noiselessly through the bush, and are thus able to surround one without warning.
Joy Adamson
I have a memory like an elephant. I remember every elephant I’ve ever met.
Herb Caen
I get an urge, like a pregnant elephant, to go away and give birth to a book.
Stephen Fry
God knows, who made elephants.
Rudyard Kipling
I was called ‘Dumbo,’ like the elephant, as a child because I couldn’t understand things at school.
Anthony Hopkins
There is no need for use of torture instruments such as ankush for controlling the elephants. We can do it with the help of verbal commands.
Mark Shand
Not all elephants are born in Africa, there are some in Asia, too.
Walt Disney
Elephants love to play around. They are very intelligent animals. They have a strong bond, at times stretching to several decades, with their mahouts.
Mark Shand
The circus is a place where horses, ponies and elephants are permitted to see men, women and children acting the fool.
Ambrose Bierce
Elephants seek food elsewhere if their route is blocked, and raiding crops and grain stores brings them into conflict with people, often resulting in deaths on both sides.
Mark Shand
The Dog is man’s companion; the Elephant is his slave.
Sir Samuel Baker
Psychoanalysts and elephants, they never forget.
Arthur Laurents
When you look at elephant herds that are nonstressed, the males are never around. They mate, they go; they’re loners.
Mark Shand
It is the little bits of things that fret and worry us; we can dodge an elephant, but we can’t a fly.
Josh Billings
Plastic surgery is like a big elephant sitting in the Hollywood living room.
Patricia Heaton
Let’s get the elephant out of the room. I’m a conservative Democrat.
Scott Howell

2 thoughts on “Elephant Quotes”

  1. I wonder how would it be to see elephants walking on the glaciers of Antarctica. Glaciers might break under their feet.

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