Hunting Quotes

The gun that scatters too much does not bag the birds. The same principle applies to speech. The speaker that fires his force and emphasis at random into a sentence will not get results. Not every word is of special importance—therefore only certain words demand emphasis.

Up the airy mountain, Down the rushy glen, We daren’t go a hunting For fear of little men.

The poor man starves while they are grassing their royal mountain stags or shooting peasants and phartridges in their purblind pomp of pelf and power.

Not only is pig-sticking the most exciting and enjoyable sport for both the man and horse as well, but I really believe that the boar enjoys it too. (Pig-sticking consists of hunting wild boars with spears. The boar is killed)

It is a convention of popular sociology that modern man leads a frustratingly inadequate life in which hunting becomes both overcompensation for a sense of impotence and an attempt to reroot oneself in the natural world. As man has matured, the traditional reason for hunting – to obtain food – has disappeared, along with the […]

“You are a beast of war,” said the Sheep to the Lion, “yet men go gunning for you. Me, a believer in non-resistance, they do not hunt.” – “They do not need to,” replied the son of the desert; “they can breed you.”

I have noticed that most men who live in places where game is plentiful acquire a distaste for killing the wild creatures of the jungle. It suggests itself to them that the graceful creatures, whose habits they have studied, have as much right to life as they.

If God didn’t want man to hunt, he wouldn’t have given us plaid shirts.

Before beginning a Hunt, it is wise to ask someone what you are looking for before you begin looking for it.

No amount of stalking will lead to game in a field that has none.