Camel Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old camel quotes, camel sayings, and camel proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

A camel makes an elephant feel like a jet plane. Jackie Kennedy
Do not free a camel of the burden of his hump; you may be freeing him from being a camel. Gilbert K. Chesterton
Just like a caravan of camels walking in the desert, be durable against the adversities of life and walk with decisive steps. Mehmet Murat ildan
On horseback you feel as if you're moving in time to classical music; a camel seems to progress to the beat of a drum played by a drunk. Walter Moers
As a camel beareth labour, and heat, and hunger, and thirst, through deserts of sand, and fainteth not; so the fortitude of a man shall sustain him through all perils. Akhenaton
I tell you the truth, it is hard for a rich man to enter the kingdom of heaven. Again I tell you, it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of heaven. Jesus Christ
A camel that always moves with the camel caravan cannot discover the beauties of the unknown oases! Mehmet Murat ildan
It is easier to make a camel jump a ditch than to make a fool listen to reason. Turkish Proverb
The difference between camels and men; a camel can work a week and not drink; a man can drink a week and not work. Julian Tuwim
I have absolutely no empathy for camels. I didn't care for being abused in the Middle East by those horrible, horrible, horrible creatures. They don't like people. It's not at all like the relationship between horses and humans. Rachel Weiz
The camel has his virtues - so much at least must be admitted; but they do not lie upon the surface. Amelia Blanford Edwards
As a camel kneels before his master to have him remove his burden at the end of the day, so kneel each night and let the Master take your burden. Corrie ten Boom
No camel route is long, with good company. Turkish Proverb
Life is like a camel; you can make it do anything except back up. Marcelene Cox
The camel has evolved to be relatively self-sufficient. On the other hand, the camel has not evolved to smell good. Neither has Perl. Larrry Wall
The covetous man is like a camel with a great hunch on his back; heaven's gate must be made Higher and broader, or he will hardly get in. Thomas Adams
The Arab and the camel are inseparable. It's been said that an Arab would give up his wife rather than give up his camel. Personally, I haven't got a camel, but I think it's a great idea. Groucho Marx
Passion in a dromedary doesn't go so deep; a camel when it's mating never sobs itself to sleep. Noel Coward
Good advice once was worth a camel; now that it is free of charge, no one takes it. Lebanese Proverb