61 Best Famous Quotes About Hunting

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1.It’s rarely talked about, but hunting for sport is just about as vile as we humans get. “Jonathan Safran Foer”

2.Hunting is not a sport. In a sport, both sides should know they’re in the game.      “Paul Rodriguez”

3.For us hunting wasn’t a sport. It was a way to be intimate with nature. “Ted Kerasote”

4.Hunting has opened the earth to me and let me sense the rhythms and hierarchies of nature. “Charles Fergus”

5.There is a passion for hunting something deeply implanted in the human breast. “Charles Dickens”

6.A lioness will use all of her strength even when hunting a rabbit.” Kazuki Nakashima”

7.Murphy’s face went through several mutations as he spoke, as if small animals were scurrying about just beneath his skin. ” Pete Hautman”

8.Lions are neither predators nor killers. They just go for hunting like kings; because they are the kings! ” Munia Khan”

9.Life is beyond hunting. And the Labour of gathering. It’s all about love in the light of Life. ” Lailah Gifty Akita”

10.Hunting was a crucial part of humans’ survival 100,000 years ago, but today hunting is now nothing more than a violent form of recreation. ” Fuad Alakbarov”

11.If everyone was cognizant of their purpose on earth, we would only need weapons for hunting and nothing else. ” Gift Gugu Mona”

12.Go, and peace go with thee. Only, another time do not meddle with my game. ” Rudyard Kipling”

13.To hunt successfully, you must know your ground, your pack and your quarry.  “K.J. Parker”

14.The more a woman appreciates the hunting prowess of her man, the more he will kill for her. ” Michael DiMarco”

15.When you hunt animals through the end of a gun, crossbow or any other hunting apparatus used for hunting, it’s not hunting. It’s murder! ” Anthony T. Hincks”

16.Hunting is a relic of the barbarism that once thirsted for human blood, but is now content with the blood of animals. “Christian Nestell Bovee”

17.Without hunting there would be no conservation, without conservation there would be no wildlife.“Rob Keck”

18.The best hunters are not those with a natural aptitude for hunting, but those who have had to struggle long and hard to learn every trick of the trade. ” Théun Mares”

19.These enthusiasts often like to hang signs that say “Gone Fishin'” or “Gone Huntin'”. But what these slogans really mean is “Gone Killing. ” Marc Bekoff”

20.We ought to ban hunting, I suggest, if there isn’t a purpose other than sport and fun. That should be against the law. It’s time now. “Cass Sunstein”

21.The emotions that good hunters need to cultivate are love and service more than courage. The sentiments of the hunt then become translated into art.  “James Swan”

22.The way humans hunt for parking and the way animals hunt for food are not as different as you might think. ” Tom Vanderbilt”

23.None of the characters in (the story) were distinguished ones — not even the lion. ” Beryl Markham”

24.If you want to go big game hunting, do it on a one to one basis armed only with the tools that you were born with. I wonder how many big game hunters would turn yellow, and run? ” Anthony T. Hincks”

25.When a man wants to murder a tiger he calls it sport; when a tiger wants to murder him he calls it ferocity.   “George Bernard Shaw”

26.A man could shoot thirty ducks if it pleased him, and then shoot thirty more the next day, and it was perfectly legal. His hunting partner was likely to be the county sheriff. ” Stefan Bechtel”

27.Hunting animals is not a wildlife or environmental management solution. Why should anyone spend money to protect an animal that a wealthy trophy hunter can then pay to go kill? ” Exodus”

28.Yes!” He says. “Fear is an excellent motivator. I find that it really brings out the true ingenuity of a creature. ” M.D. Elster”

29.‘Found the sheep too easy to kill?’ I ask. ‘Where’d you get the weapon. ” Pierce Brown”

30.Karen was cuddling her favourite stuffed animal, a mint-green toy deer which she called “Annabelle”.

31.Oblivious of Harlow, for whom they had all a dog’s amusedly tolerant contempt for an inefficient human leader, the quintet swept away on the track. ” Albert Payson Terhune”

32.To track prey, you must first know it as you would a brother. ” Michelle Paver”

33.Dropping to the ground faster than a sack of moldy potatoes, she covers her head with her arms, bracing herself for the pain of be-ing eaten. ” Madeline C.C. Harper”

34.Wild animals never kill for sport. Man is the only one to whom the torture and death of his fellow creatures is amusing in itself. “James A. Froude”

35.I ask people why they have deer heads on their walls. They always say because it’s such a beautiful animal. There you go. I think my mother is attractive, but I have photographs of her.

36.Because I am, just as you are you. We don’t always get to pick who we are, Shelly Wynn, but we can choose to celebrate it. ” M.D. Elster”

37.Because I am, just as you are you. We don’t always get to pick who we are, Shelly Wynn, but we can choose to celebrate it. ” Nathan Reese”

38.Most people I’ve met who weren’t kind to animal, weren’t kind to people either. Kindness is kindness. Simple as that. Barbaric activities such as hunting should be consigned to the history books. ” Fuad Alakbarov”

39.When the last deer disappears into the morning mist, When the last elk vanishes from the hills, When the last buffalo falls on the plains, I will hunt mice for I am a hunter and I must have my freedom.  “Chief Joseph”

40.I like to see the people arriving. I like to imagine their lives. It keeps me from thinking too much about my own. A man shouldn’t be too introspective. It weakens him. That is the difference between Tennessee Williams and Ernest Hemingway. I’m a Hemingway man myself although I don’t believe it is right to hunt lions. ” Jeanette Winterson”

41.There’s a concept in Wisconsin called deer widows, which is basically when all the menfolk leave town to go on their [hunting] trips and the women are left behind, bewildered and confused, to do whatever it is women do without men.  ” Don Zolidis”

42.When I was twelve, I went hunting with my father and we shot a bird. He was laying there and something struck me. Why do we call this fun to kill this creature who was as happy as I was when I woke up this morning. “Marv Levy”

43.There are those who say the kill doesn’t matter. They are fools or liars. I can laugh at misses, pass up an easy shot when there is a reason, and come home skunked but happy. All of that doesn’t matter. The kill matters. And the manner of the kill matters. “Robert Elman”

44.Know something? I’d lay even odds that between the people following us and the people hunting us, we’ve become this city’s principle means of employment. Tal Verrar’s entire economy is now based on fucking with us.

45.Donegan Bane and Gracious O’Callahan – the Monster Hunters. Adventurers, inventors, authors of Monster Hunting for Beginnersand it’s sequels, Monster Hunting for Beginners is Probably Inadvisable and Seriously, Dude, Stop Monster Hunting. “Derek Landy”

46.In a werewolf pack, you cannot interfere with the mate choice of a clan fellow. You cannot intentionally harm that werewolf’s chosen mate. You are not, however, required to help that person should he find himself in a life – threatening situation.

47.The shadow self is what lies beneath the makeup. It’s those ugly parts that you haven’t accepted about yourself. You hide those parts in the shadows until you’re ready.” Her face remained a haunting calm. “When you realize the scars are who you are, that there was nothing wrong with you and that you were beautiful all along – that’s when you decide to take the makeup off. ” Nathan Reese Maher”

48.There’s nothing wrong with you at all. Sometimes people say or do things that are mean because there’s something the matter with them. With Lydia, it seems there’s always something wrong with her. ” Nathan Reese Maher”

49.In hunting on cultivated grounds, the huntsman must abstain from injuring the fruits of the season, and must leave springs and streams undisturbed; for to interfere with these is contrary to propriety and morality. “Xenophon”

50.Hunting is now to most of us a game, whose relish seems based upon some mystic remembrance, in the blood, of ancient days when to hunter as well as hunted it was a matter of life and death.     “Will Durant”

51.Whether hunting is right or wrong, a spiritual experience, or an outlet for the killer instinct, one thing it is not is a sport. Sport is when individuals or teams compete against each other under equal circumstances to determine who is better at a given. “R. Lerner”

52.Some people ask why men go hunting. They must be the kind of people who seldom get far from highways. What do they know of the tryst a hunting man keeps with the wind and the trees and the sky? Hunting? The means are greater than the end, and every ? hunt     “Gordon Macquarrie”

53.I have tonight begun reading a stupid, shitty book by Kerouac called Big Sur, and I would give a ball to wake up tomorrow on some empty ridge with a herd of beatniks grazing in the clearing about 200 yards below the house. And then to squat with the big boomer and feel it on my shoulder with the smell of grease and powder and, later, a little blood. ” Hunter S. Thompson”

54.Coyote hunting can’t be justified on the basis of the damage they do. Shooting coyotes is really just fun, a man with a high-powered rifle trying to see if he can kill a frightened creature that can’t shoot back. ” Ted Kooser”

55.Patches don’t look it, but when attached to your soul they can get pretty heavy. They go over the holes in your soul, like when you patch a sock. When you have a hole in your soul, it’s because you’re hurting from something. I don’t know if you noticed, but that girl had a lot of holes. ” Nathan Reese Maher”

56.If you need more than 10 rounds to hunt, and some argue they hunt with that many rounds, you shouldn’t be hunting. If you can’t get the deer in 3 shots, you shouldn’t be hunting. You are an embarrassment.     “Joe Biden”

57.One does not hunt in order to kill; on the contrary, one kills in order to have hunted?If one were to present the sportsman with the death of the animal as a gift he would refuse it. What he is after is having to win it, to conquer the surly brute through. “Jose Ortega Y Gasset”

58.Wildlife, we are constantly told, would run loose across our towns and cities were it not for the sport hunters to control their population, as birds would blanket the skies without the culling services of Ducks Unlimited and other groups. Yet here they are breeding wild animals, year after year replenishing the stock, all for the sole purpose of selling and killing them, deer and bears and elephants so many products being readied for the market.

59.Six feet of amiable Swede and, to my knowledge, the toughest, most durable White Hunter ever to snicker at the fanfare of safari or to shoot a charging buffalo between the eyes while debating whether his sundown drink will be gin or whisky. ” John Vaillant”

60.This is what it means to be a fanatic – but a fanatic, that is to say, in a very special sense. It has little in common with the obsession of the politician or the artist, for instance, for both of these understand in a greater or lesser degree the impulse which drives them. But the sportsman fanatic – that is another matter entirely. ” Daphne du Maurier”

61.It is absurd for a man to kill an elephant. It is not brutal, it is not heroic, and certainly it is not easy; it is just one of those preposterous things that men do like putting a dam across a great river, one tenth of whose volume could engulf the whole of mankind without disturbing the domestic life of a single catfish. ” Beryl Markham”