quote by Massad Ayoob

The way to reason with a predator is to make it aware that it can live in a cage, or it can die, but it can no longer prey upon us.

— Massad Ayoob

Instructive Predators And Prey quotations

A lion's work hours are only when he's hungry;

once he's satisfied, the predator and prey live peacefully together.

Predators and prey quote Love will find a way through paths where wolves fear to prey.
Love will find a way through paths where wolves fear to prey.

We are kindred all of us, killer and victim, predator and prey, me and the sly coyote, the soaring buzzard, the elegant gopher snake, and trembling cottontail, the foul worms that feed on our entrails; all of them, all of us. Long live diversity, long live the earth!

He was a killer, a thing that preyed, living on the things that lived, unaided, alone, by virtue of his own strength and prowess, surviving triumphantly in a hostile environment where only the strong survive.

Black widows may be powerful predators, but every predator is somebody else's prey.

Australian Aboriginees say that the big stories - the stories worth telling and retelling, the ones in which you may find the meaning of your life - are forever stalking the right teller, sniffing and tracking like predators hunting prey in the bush.

She had never been so close to anybody.

It was as if they were one being, together, not predator and prey, but partners in a dance.

The world consisted of predators and prey. You were either hunting or running.

Look in the mirror. The face that pins you with its double gaze reveals a chastening secret. You are looking into a predator's eyes. Most predators have eyes set right on the front of their heads, so they can use binocular vision to sight and track their prey.

Solitude is a human presumption. Every quiet step is thunder to beetle life underfoot, a tug of impalpable thread on the web pulling mate to mate and predator to prey, a beginning or an end. Every choice is a world made new for the chosen.

Predators and prey always coexist. That's why we have galleries as well as photographers.

Violence wounds the body and it wounds the soul.

Of the predator. Of the prey. Of the mourners. Of collective humanity. It diminishes us all.

That people will object very much to seeing a predator killing its prey, and yet, in the news, will accept showing shots of people shooting one another.

I think people are frustrated in this society, where predators prey upon normal, law-abiding citizens, and you never see justice in the courtroom. In my films, the predators don't get away with it.

Excuse me, but I’ve been to some of the toughest zones in the galaxy to get my targets. And I have never once gone after a target and failed. Ever. (Shahara) Yeah, but you’ve never been chased before. It’s a lot harder to be the prey than it is to be the predator. (Syn)