Fox Sayings and Quotes

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

A fox can be smarter than a wolf. Tamuna Tsertsvadze
The early bird gets the worm, and the early fox gets the bird. Matshona Dhliwayo
With foxes we must play the fox. Criminal Minds
If you deal with a fox, think of his tricks. Jean de la Fontaine
Be like the fox who makes more tracks than necessary, some in the wrong direction. Practice resurrection. Wendell Berry
A fox is a wolf who sends flowers. Ruth Brown
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
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
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
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
Run with the fox / Into the wind on to the dawn of tomorrow / Run with the fox / Into the wild into the wild and the cold / Beware of the rocks / And be prepared prepare for love finally grows Alan White
Sand dunes fill up all our towns / Foxes howl and the creepers prowl around / The peeling wet bricks of London town / Foxes howl and the way men cower Edwin Thomas Congreave
The fox is kinda foxy, Mr. Wolf he's the guy / Who chased Red through the woods and ate grandma / But a dog is a dog, is a dog, is a dog / Unlike the wolf who made a widower of grandpa Robert F Diggs
Foxes are only good for / Ruffling feathers, leading lambs to the slaughter / Swans effortlessly beautiful, take care! Paddy Mcaloon
You ought to be aware of foxes hiding / Go on there's time for you to sail back to his side / While I forget I ever saw you gliding Paddy Mcaloon
The fields are bleeding / It was the age the foxes came for the fields / We were bleeding as we bowed to kneel / And pray for mercy, pray for mercy Brooke Fraser
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
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
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
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 sleeping fox catches no poultry. Benjamin Franklin
The cunning of the fox is as murderous as the violence of the wolf. Thomas Paine
A fox is a wolf who sends flowers. Ruth Brown
The fox changes his fur but not his habits. Anonymous
The fox condemns the trap, not himself. William Blake
Fox is notorious for having a very thick skin about taking shots at themselves. Seth MacFarlane
Two eyes and a nose poke out of the snow. The arctic fox can hide in the snow because it has white fur. Carri Stuhr
What creature lives in the desert, has huge ears, and walks or furry feet? It rarely drinks water, and it stays up all night. This special animal is the fennec fox. Kristin Petrie
Young foxes learn about the world by using their different senses. Like human babies. Mary Holland
Foxes unquestionably do far more harm than good. Pennsylvania. Dept. of Agriculture
Foxes kill a great many young lambs, and sometimes destroy whole litters of pigs; this means a loss of money. Pennsylvania. Dept. of Agriculture
The bountiful supply of food also makes the life of the city fox noticeably different from those living in rural areas. Like us, foxes live in denser populations in cities than in the countryside. Tristan Donovan
Foxes are often called sly, and they certainly earn their reputation. Vicki Redden
Paired foxes are loyal to each other, and they show a lot of affection. They mate for life. Vicki Redden
In any case, it is clear that foxes held a strong cultural significance for the later people of the Levant. Adele Brand
Most of the fox's extended family is extinct, and known to u only through paleontology, but the glimpses defy imagination. Adele Brand