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  With patience and saliva the ant swallows an elephant.  
 -  Colombian proverb
  

  When elephants fight, it's the grass that suffers.  
 -  African proverb
  

  An elephant without a keeper is like a man without a wife.  
 -  Vietnamese proverb
  

  The elephant is killed because he has tusks.  
 -  Chinese proverb
  

  Gnats, in great numbers, can beat an elephant.  
 -  Arabic proverb
  

  The elephant does not bite, it is that trunk one fears.  
 -  African proverb
  

  Do not make an elephant out of a fly.  
 -  Russian proverb
  

  Don't meddle in assisting the elephant in carrying his tusks.  
 -  Thai proverb
  

  The elephant and tiger are afraid of fire.  
 -  Indian proverb
  

  The young elephant is born with a thick skin.  
 -  African proverb
  

  If the elephant were not in the wilderness, buffalo would be the greatest.  
 -  African proverb
  

  An elephant is not affected by sunshine or rain.  
 -  Indian proverb
  

  If you're going to move, move like an elephant, not like a hyena.  
 -  African proverb
  

  Where an elephant is being killed, no one notices the death of a monkey.  
 -  African proverb
  

  Circus, n. A place where horses, ponies and elephants are permitted to see men, women and children acting the fool.  
 -  Ambrose Bierce
  

  Elephants and grandchildren never forget.  
 -  Andy Rooney
  

  If you want to be a champion, remember this: Lions walk with lions, hyenas with hyenas and elephants with elephants. They don't walk together.  
 -  Carlson Gracie
  

  If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor. If an elephant has its foot on the tail of a mouse and you say that you are neutral, the mouse will not appreciate your neutrality.  
 -  Desmond Tutu
  

  Women and elephants never forget.  
 -  Dorothy Parker
  

  A thing may be too sad to be believed or too wicked to be believed or too good to be believed; but it cannot be too absurd to be believed in this planet of frogs and elephants, of crocodiles and cuttlefish.  
 -  G. K. Chesterton
  

  Even in a time of elephantine vanity and greed, one never has to look far to see the campfires of gentle people.  
 -  Garrison Keillor
  

  We admire elephants in part because they demonstrate what we consider the finest human traits: empathy, self-awareness, and social intelligence. But the way we treat them puts on display the very worst of human behavior.  
 -  Graydon Carter
  

  One morning I shot an elephant in my pajamas. How he got in my pajamas I'll never know.  
 -  Groucho Marx
  

  Even in a time of elephantine vanity and greed, one never has to look far to see the campfires of gentle people.  
 -  Garrison Keillor
  

  We admire elephants in part because they demonstrate what we consider the finest human traits: empathy, self-awareness, and social intelligence. But the way we treat them puts on display the very worst of human behavior.  
 -  Graydon Carter
  

  One morning I shot an elephant in my pajamas. How he got in my pajamas I'll never know.  
 -  Groucho Marx
  

  Nature's great masterpiece, an elephant - the only harmless great thing.  
 -  John Donne
  

  With four parameters I can fit an elephant, and with five I can make him wiggle his trunk.  
 -  John Von Neumann
  

  I still think Im fat. Right now Im worrying about how Im going to lose weight after the pregnancy. I feel like an elephant, but I do get the occasional sexy pregnant day where I think I look great.  
 -  Lily Allen
  

  If elephants didn't exist, you couldn't invent one. They belong to a small group of living things so unlikely they challenge credulity and common sense.  
 -  Lyall Watson
  

  God is really only another artist. He invented the giraffe, the elephant and the cat. He has no real style, He just goes on trying other things.  
 -  Pablo Picasso
  

  Of course I didn't notice that you resemble the Elephant Man in my profile picture; I was distracted by how thin I look.  
 -  Unknown
  

  These animal crackers are bullshit, this elephant tastes exactly like the giraffe did.  
 -  Unknown
  

  We all have that one friend that is stick thin but eats like an elephant.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Women are like elephants to me: Nice to look at, but I wouldn't want to own one.  
 -  W. C. Fields
  

  I doubt if a charging elephant, or a rhino, is as determined or hard to check as a socially ambitious mother.  
 -  Will Rogers