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Democracy must be something more than two wolves and a sheep voting on what to have for dinner.
I wanted to be a farmer's wife. I thought it would be quite fun to wake up of a morning, collect eggs and have sheep and pigs as pets. I know now that it would also involve having to sleep with the farmer, but at the time I wasn't thinking about the sexual implications - I was 11.
In order to be an immaculate member of a flock of sheep, one must above all be a sheep oneself.
Sheep farming is heavily subsidized in Great Britain. Without the subsidies, the green grazing in the valley of the River Exe would be gone. The handsome agricultural landscape of which the British are so proud, carefully husbanded since Boudicca's day, would be replaced by natural growth. The most likely growth is real-estate developments.
P. J. O'Rourke
Rich people without wisdom and learning are but sheep with golden fleeces.
People, like sheep, tend to follow a leader - occasionally in the right direction.
Portugal is a high hill with a white watch tower on it flying signal flags. It is apparently inhabited by one man who lives in a long row of yellow houses with red roofs, and populated by sheep who do grand acts of balancing on the side of the hill.
Richard H. Davis
The race of man, while sheep in credulity, are wolves for conformity.
Carl Clinton Van Doren
After all, the wool of a black sheep is just as warm.
It is the duty of a good shepherd to shear his sheep, not to skin them.
I have a hippopotamus skull next to my bed, called Gregory. When I was six, my three sisters and I clubbed together and paid £4 for it in a junk shop. We collected owl pellets, ostrich eggs and sheep skulls for our natural history museum at home.
The Lord can give, and the Lord can take away. I might be herding sheep next year.
My food hero has to be Auguste Escoffier. And the villain? The man who's been most responsible for the death of food in my time is Ronald McDonald. He's always scared me, I think he's evil - he's a wolf in sheep's clothing. Him and the Hamburglar.
Arthur Potts Dawson
I was literally the black sheep of the family, and there were definitely moments of discomfort while my grandmother was working through her racism.
I'm a sheep when it comes to opinions; I will change my mind and jump on the bandwagon.
You Liberals think that goats are just sheep from broken homes.
The concept of two people living together for 25 years without a serious dispute suggests a lack of spirit only to be admired in sheep.
A. P. Herbert
The shepherd always tries to persuade the sheep that their interests and his own are the same.
The seaman tells stories of winds, the ploughman of bulls; the soldier details his wounds, the shepherd his sheep.
Laurence J. Peter
Geographically, Ireland is a medium-sized rural island that is slowly but steadily being consumed by sheep.
Saint Patrick's Day
I am more afraid of an army of 100 sheep led by a lion than an army of 100 lions led by a sheep.
Charles Maurice de Talleyrand
I've eaten sheep's eyes, the still hot meat from a zebra killed by a lion, and maggots which give you 70 calories to the ounce.
I dug the idea that I was being perceived as the black sheep of my family, but for me, it was like, I was a rebel, and that to me was most important.
Too many leaders act as if the sheep... their people... are there for the benefit of the shepherd, not that the shepherd has responsibility for the sheep.
New Zealand is a country of thirty thousand million sheep, three million of whom think they are human.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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