Sheep quotes

So, you’ve bought yourself a farm, got some great sheep and now you’d like to sound like a real shepherd at your next family dinner. Other than your day to day farming experience here are some sheep quotes that can help you with that:

If the freedom of speech is taken away then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
George Washington
  I am not afraid of an army of lions led by a sheep; I am afraid of an army of sheep led by a lion.
Alexander The Great
  The shepherd always tries to persuade the sheep that their interests and his own are the same.
  It is madness for sheep to talk peace with a wolf.
Thomas Fuller
  It is the duty of a good shepherd to shear his sheep, not to skin them.
  A nation of sheep will beget a government of wolves.
Edward R. Murrow
  A lion doesn’t concern itself with the opinion of sheep.
George R. R. Martin
  Do exactly the opposite of what the sheep are doing in order to become the shepherd.
Marshall Sylver
  If a wolf attacks his sheep, the shepherd kills the wolf, but he eats the sheep when he’s hungry.
Charlie Higson
  Freedom for the wolves has often meant death to the sheep.
Isaiah Berlin
  Make yourself sheep and the wolves will eat you.
Benjamin Franklin
  The majority rule only works if you’re also considering individual rights. Because you can’t have five wolves and one sheep voting on what to have for supper.
Larry Flynt
  It never troubles the wolf how many the sheep may be.
  In order to be a perfect member of a flock of sheep, one has to be, foremost, a sheep.
Albert Einstein
  You are human, so stop acting as if though you are a sheep and start thinking for yourself.
Stephen Richards
  The shepherd drives the wolf from the sheep’s for which the sheep thanks the shepherd as his liberator, while the wolf denounces him for the same act as the destroyer of liberty. Plainly, the sheep and the wolf are not agreed upon a definition of liberty.
Abraham Lincoln
  It is a fool’s sheep that breaks loose twice.
  After all, the wool of a black sheep is just as warm.
Ernest Lehman
  When I was young, I asked my priest how you could get to Heaven and still protect yourself from all the evil in the world. He told me what God said to his children. You are sheep among wolves. Be wise as serpents, yet innocent as doves.
Casey Affleck
  I’m a shepherd, not a sheep, and I’ve always prided myself on being a leader and not a follower.
Dustin Diamond