quote by John Calvin

A dog barks when his master is attacked. I would be a coward if I saw that God's truth is attacked and yet would remain silent.

— John Calvin

Most Powerful Barking quotations

You will never reach your destination if you stop and throw stones at every dog that barks.

Barking quote The lion doesn't turn around when the small dog barks.
The lion doesn't turn around when the small dog barks.

I am Diogenes the Dog. I nuzzle the kind, bark at the greedy and bite scoundrels.

Barking quote You will never reach your destination if you stop and throw stones at every dog
You will never reach your destination if you stop and throw stones at every dog that barks.

You will never reach your destination if you stop & throw stones at every dog that barks...Better keep biscuits & Move on.

Beware of barking at underdogs; don't fight with people who have nothing to lose.

Leadership isn't about simply being in charge and treating your people like soldiers and barking orders. Leadership is sharing your knowledge and your direction so that others grow and reach their potential.

Barking quote Don't you see that the lion is silent and yet feared, while the dog barks consta
Don't you see that the lion is silent and yet feared, while the dog barks constantly and is despised?

Dogs bark at what they don't understand.

I have no way of knowing how people really feel, but the vast majority of those I meet couldn't be nicer. Every once in a while someone barks at me. My New Year's resolution is not to bark back.

Any fool can destroy trees, they cannot run away.

Any fool can destroy trees. They cannot run away; and if they could, they would still be destroyed-chased and hunted down as long as fun or a dollar could be got of their bark hides.

Muzzle a dog and he will bark out of the other end.

Why is geometry often described as cold and dry? One reason lies in its inability to describe the shape of a cloud, a mountain, a coastline or a tree.

I like to take the time out to listen to the trees, much in the same way that I listen to a sea shell, holding my ear against the rough bark of the trunk, hearing the inner singing of the sap. It's a lovely sound, the beating of the heart of the tree.

It is no use painting the foot of the tree white, the strength of the bark cries out from beneath the paint.

If you dry the chestnut, both the barks being taken away, beat them into powder and make the powder up into an electuary with honey, it is a first-rate remedy for cough and spitting of blood.

Beware of the man who does not talk, and the dog that does not bark.

Anxiety and Ennui are the Scylla and Charybdis on which the bark of human happiness is most often wrecked.

To call him a dog hardly seems to do him justice, though inasmuch as he had four legs, a tail, and barked, I admit he was, to all outward appearances. But to those who knew him well, he was a perfect gentleman.

Everyone wants to understand art. Why not try to understand the song of a bird? ...people who try to explain pictures are usually barking up the wrong tree.

Dogs feel very strongly that they should always go with you in the car, in case the need should arise for them to bark violently at nothing right in your ear.

My family would be supportive if I said I wanted to be a Martian, wear only banana skins, make love to ashtrays, and eat tree bark.

Don't you see that the lion is silent and yet feared, while the dog barks constantly and is despised?

Clouds are not spheres, mountains are not cones, coastlines are not circles, and bark is not smooth, nor does lightning travel in a straight line.

Money talks and walks, but it does not bark.

A tree is a self: it is 'unseen shaping' more than it is leaves or bark, roots or cellulose or fruit ... What this means is that we must address trees as we must address all things, confronting them in the awareness that we are in the presence of numinous mystery.

Don't waste yourself in rejection, nor bark against the bad, but chant the beauty of the good.

Journalists are like dogs, when ever anything moves they begin to bark.

Let the dog bark; the moon shall beam on.

God turns clouds inside out to make fluffy beds for the dogs in Dog Heaven, and when they are tired from running and barking and eating ham-sandwich biscuits, the dogs find a cloud bed for sleeping. God watches over each one of them. And there are no bad dreams.

On a whim, he stopped and bought a watch from a sidewalk vendor.

Normally, Billy could not abide keeping time, especially when it was attached to one’s body. Time was like a relentlessly needy lapdog one had to haul around. It barked too much and had no sense of loyalty.

Oh, that dog! Ever hear of a German Shepherd that bites its nails? Barks with a lisp? You say, "Attack!" And he has one. All he does is piddle. He's nothing but a fur-covered kidney that barks.

If only, if only," the woodpecker sighs, "The bark on the tree was as soft as the skies." While the wolf waits below, hungry and lonely, Crying to the moo-oo-oon, "If only, If only.

Let anyone speak hundreds of things against you, do not resent by giving a bitter reply. If you tolerate such things, you will certainly be happy. If anybody wants any money from you, and you are not inclined to give, do not give. But do not bark at him like a Dog.

When we talk about settling the world's problems, we're barking up the wrong tree. The world is perfect. It's a mess. It has always been a mess. We're not going to change it. Our job is to straighten out our own lives.

When a dog bites a man that is not news, but when a man bites a dog that is news.