Best 244 of Sheep quotes - MyQuotes
It would be nice to travel if you knew where you were going and where you would live at the end or do we ever know, do we ever live where we live, we're always in other places, lost, like sheep.
You gotta keep falling in love. You gotta believe in it. What are you going to do... give sheep the vote?
The obituary writers drew their incomplete sketches, touring through his life like travelers to England who do not ever see swans, sheep, bicycles, and blue eyes.
Sheep are not the docile, pleasant creatures of the pastoral idyll. Any countryman will tell you that. They are sly, occasionally vicious, pathologically stupid. The lenient shepherd may find his flock unruly, definant. I cannot afford to be lenient.
Karen Marie Moning
Sheep are always looking for a new shepherd when the terrain gets rocky.
Jesus ... HIS sheep, they know His voice and they follow Him whether you disciple them or not!
If a lion takes its advice from sheep, it will go hungry.
Then he continues his rant,saying, "And even if I didn't know them, I know their type." "And what type is that?" she asks,leaning foward in her chair,yearning for confirmation that he gets it,that they are like-minded in their observations of others and the circumspect way they view the world. "Oh,let's see," he says,rubbing his jaw. "Superficial.Artificial.Sheep. They're more worried about how they come across to others than who they really are.They exhaust themselves in their pursuit of things that don't really matter.
Oh, well. Everyone else has suave, cosmopolitan sheep: why not us? The Millers at Hepple have a ewe that’s been to Kelso three times, and they’ve never been farther than Ford in their lives.” Kate peered absently into the farm pond, and clucked again. “Thoughtless creatures. They’ve forgotten the fish.
I have my own sheep and I literally sheer the sheep and knot sweaters for friends and family from scratch.
George S. Patton
We herd sheep, we drive cattle, we lead people. Lead me, follow me, or get out of my way.
A lion will never be afraid of sheep, no matter how many outnumber it.
A little pure wildness is the one great present want, both of men and sheep.
It is the duty of a good shepherd to shear his sheep, not to skin them.
When one of my friends becomes a Christian, which happens about every 10 years because I am a sheep about sharing my faith, the experience is euphoric. I see in their eyes the trueness of the story.
It is easier for a lion to rule a jungle than for sheep to rule a forest.
Light is a shepherd, the blind are its sheep.
We deal five minutes with a person and their conversion and then we spend the next fifty years trying to disciple a goat into a sheep. I'm not saying this because I'm angry. I'm saying this because countless people are being deceived.
Our cat is kind dove shellfish, and thinks the world is hers, She finds a comfy spot and then we pet turtle sheep purrs.
Pastors are over-extended taking care of a few hundred sheep in their church
Don’t let mediocre people talk you out of your dreams; lions have little in common with sheep.
It is the retention by twentieth-century, Atom-Age men of the Neolithic point of view that says: You stay in your village and I will stay in mine. If your sheep eat our grass we will kill you, or we may kill you anyhow to get all the grass for our own sheep. Anyone who tries to make us change our ways is a witch and we will kill him. Keep out of our village.
It is for sheep to eat grass and for lions to eat meat.
The feeble howl with the wolves, bray with the asses, and bleat with the sheep.
Most of the time, we see only what we want to see, or what others tell us to see, instead of really investigate to see what is really there. We embrace illusions only because we are presented with the illusion that they are embraced by the majority. When in truth, they only become popular because they are pounded at us by the media with such an intensity and high level of repetition that its mere force disguises lies and truths. And like obedient schoolchildren, we do not question their validity and swallow everything up like medicine. Why? Because since the earliest days of our youth, we have been conditioned to accept that the direction of the herd, and authority anywhere — is always right.
George Bernard Shaw
Think of the fierce energy concentrated in an acorn! You bury it in the ground, and it explodes into an oak! Bury a sheep, and nothing happens but decay.
I was never a keeper of sheep
Allow yourself to see the good in people. Not every sinister face harbors a wicked heart.
Some people count sheep. I self-loathe.
That goat has been nothing but trouble. And the dratted creature isn't even picturesque. Goats resemble nothing so much as badly dressed sheep." "That's quite unfair," Beatrix said. "Goats have far more character and intelligence than sheep, who are nothing but followers. I've met far too many in London." "Sheep?" Christopher asked blankly. "My sister is speaking figuratively, Captain Phelan," Amelia said. "Well, I have met some actual sheep in London," Beatrix said. "But yes, I was mainly referring to people. They all tell you the same gossip, which is tedious. They adhere to the current fashions and the popular opinions, no matter how silly. And one never improves in their company. One starts falling in line and baaing.
No sheep wants to be first through the gate, but every sheep will be second.
Some of my favorite poems are "confessional" poems written in the voices of aliens ("Southbound on the Freeway" by May Swenson" and "Report from the Surface" by Anthony McCann), sheep ("Snow Line" by John Berryman) or a yak ("The Only Yak in Batesville, Virginia" by Oni Buchanan).
The sheep, I guess demented with love, didn't object to this at all. Casimir somehow found time to pull up some grass for it, and it lay down and munched its grass and then chewed its cud like hanging out with dogs [...] was something it always did. Maybe it thought other sheep were boring and that it had finally found its spiritual home.
I sheep's idea of bravery : To become a wolf's pet.
Karen Marie Moning
Safety is a fence, and fences are for sheep. I would rather die at twenty-two, knowing the truth, then live in a cage of lies for a hundred years.
I’d be damned if I listened to the same money-grubbing whores who'd sell their ideals and principles for their fifteen minutes of fame; the ignorant buffoons that live in a one-dimensional 140-character world. Tweet tweet, roar roar, caw caw, more like baa baa.
What do you get when you cross a herd of sheep with a herd of lemmings? A herd of venture capitalists.
People say strange things, the boy thought. Sometimes it's better to be with the sheep, who don't say anything. And better still to be alone with one's books. They tell their incredible stories at the time when you want to hear them. But when you're talking to people, they say some things that are so strange that you don't know how to continue the conversation.
If I choose to write about sheep, it's just because I happened to write about sheep. There is no deep significance.
Mehmet Murat Ildan
A sheep who teaches something to the shepherd is no more a sheep but a teacher!
There is not much collective security in a flock of sheep on the way to the butcher.
In case you're wondering, the underside of a sheep doesn't smell that great. Imagine a winter sweater that's been dragged through the mud and left in the laundry hamper for a week. Something like that.
The pastor ought to have two voices: one, for gathering the sheep; and another, for warding off and driving away wolves and thieves. The Scripture supplies him with the means of doing both.
To be born of chaos means to be born a lone wanderer in this world full of those who would gladly be food for a corrupted force. It means to walk alone amongst the blind, to be a lone wolf amongst sheep...that wishes to devour the 'Sheppard' who keeps all in line.
If wool shrinks when you wash it, why don't sheep get smaller when it rains?
Pacifists are like sheep who believe that wolves are vegetarians.
Lailah Gifty Akita
A sheep in wolves clothing!
We're a nation of sheep. If you go out and look up at the sky, people around you will start looking up at the sky.
M. Russell Ballard
Trust the Lord. He is the good shepherd. He knows His sheep. And His sheep know His voice.
Peoples will be as before, the sheep sent to the slaughterhouses or to the meadows as it pleases the shepherds