quote by Niccolo Machiavelli

The lion cannot protect himself from traps, and the fox cannot defend himself from wolves. One must therefore be a fox to recognize traps, and a lion to frighten wolves.

— Niccolo Machiavelli

Professional Foxes quotations

Be like the fox who makes more tracks than necessary, some in the wrong direction. Practice resurrection.

The fox has many tricks. The hedgehog has but one. But that is the best of all.

The Fox knows many things-the hedgehog one big one.

The human comedy is always tragic, but since its ingredients are always the same - dupe, fox, straight, like burlesque skits - the repetition through the ages is comedy.

I'm an inveterate fox and not a hedgehog, so I always think you should try everything

The English country-gentleman galloping after a fox — the unspeakable in full pursuit of the uneatable.

A clear cold morning with high wind: we caught in a trap a large gray wolf, and last night obtained in the same way a fox who had for some time infested the neighbourhood of the fort.

Rowdy Roddy cut his locks; but don't worry woman, he's still a fox.

Fox News is hated because they're elitists, and the worst winners television's ever seen.

An actor is never so great as when he reminds you of an animal - falling like a cat, lying like a dog, moving like a fox.

Though I am an old horse, and have seen and heard a great deal, I never yet could make out why men are so fond of this sport; they often hurt themselves, often spoil good horses, and tear up the fields, and all for a hare, or a fox, or a stag, that they could get more easily some other way; but we are only horses, and don't know.

You see I'm against hunting, in fact I'm a hunt saboteur.

I go out the night before and shoot the fox.

The sleeping fox catches no poultry.

Fox [News] is far and away the extreme example.

They'll have a known holocaust denier debating a holocaust survivor.

To make women learned and foxes tame has the same effect - to make them more cunning.

Occasionally I'll watch Fox News for as long as I can tolerate it, or CNN.

I'll watch until I get infuriated, but you got to know what they're talking about and what they're not talking about.

I challenge anybody to show me an example of bias in Fox News Channel.

Think of submitting our measure to the advice of politicians! I would as soon submit the subject of the equality of a goose to a fox.

I cannot afford to watch Fox News.

Their coverage on the Fox News Channel has been atrocious.

The stuff that comes out of Sean Hannity's mouth has been infuriating. The stuff that Bill O'Reilly says has been illogical. You go up and down the schedule and it's insanity over there. The number of lies, perpetuated, promoted by Fox News is just shameful and it hurts everybody.

Fox came to us with the concept for ICE AGE and they came to us with the first draft of the script. They also gave us a mandate to make it into a comedy from what was previously a rather dramatic action concept.

I have to say that Adam Levine is truly a daring young man to go on Twitter to bash Fox News. He's so rebellious, so subversive. I mean, for a musician, seriously, could you find a more predictable stance than that? He's as edgy as a hacky sack, which also describes his music.

Look, I think liberals have reasonable gripes with Fox News.

It does lean to the right, primarily in its opinion programming but also in its story selection (which is fine by me) and elsewhere. But it's worth remembering that Fox is less a bastion of ideological conservatism and more a populist, tabloidy network.

If a fox is unable to befriend a tiger, then the fox should create an illusion of close association with the tiger by carefully trailing behind the cat while boasting of the deep friendship they share. In this way, he creates an impression that his well being is of great concern to the tiger.

He called her a melon, a pineapple, an olive tree, an emerald, and a fox in the snow all in the space of three seconds; he did not know whether he had heard her, tasted her, seen her, or all three together.

Deerstalking would be a very fine sport if only the deer had guns.

I am sometimes a fox and sometimes a lion.

The whole secret of government lies in knowing when to be the one or the other.

One must be a fox to recognize traps and a lion to frighten wolves

Just because it makes you feel uncomfortable doesn't mean it has to change.

Correlations are not explanations and besides, they can be as spurious as the high correlation in Finland between foxes killed and divorces.

What the lion cannot manage to do the fox can.

We're always on the side of the animal that's being chased.

We always seem to be on the side of the rabbit or the fox and not on the side of the hounds.

He is like the fox, who effaces his tracks in the sand with his tail.

An election is coming. Universal peace is declared, and the foxes have a sincere interest in prolonging the lives of the poultry.