Take hope from the heart of man and you make him a beast of prey.
— Ouida

Experience demands that man is the only animal which devours his own kind, for I can apply no milder term to the general prey of the rich on the poor.
Thomas Jefferson preys quote

The creative act lasts but a brief moment, a lightning instant of give-and-take, just long enough for you to level the camera and to trap the fleeting prey in your little box.
— Henri CartierBresson

Education... has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading, an easy prey to sensations and cheap appeals.
— G. M. Trevelyan

Ill fares the land, to hastening ills a prey, where wealth accumulates, and men decay.
— Oliver Goldsmith