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  If you do not enter the tiger's den, how can you get his cub?  
 -  Chinese proverb
  

  To beat a tiger one must have a brother's help.  
 -  Chinese proverb
  

  Do not blame God for having created the tiger, but thank him for not having given it wings.  
 -  Ethiopian proverb
  

  There is no off switch on a tiger.  
 -  German proverb
  

  A paper tiger does not bear close scrutiny.  
 -  Chinese proverb
  

  Don't caress the tiger's whiskers when he is sleeping.  
 -  Chinese proverb
  

  The tiger crouches before he leaps upon his prey.  
 -  American proverb
  

  A tiger dies and leaves his skin; a man dies and leaves his name.  
 -  Japanese proverb
  

  Tiger father begets tiger son.  
 -  Chinese proverb
  

  Sit atop the mountain and watch the tigers fight.  
 -  Chinese proverb
  

  It is better to enter the mouth of a tiger than a court of law.  
 -  Chinese proverb
  

  In the valley where there is no tiger, the hare is the master.  
 -  Korean proverb
  

  Tiger and deer do not walk together.  
 -  Chinese proverb
  

  He who rides the tiger finds it difficult to dismount.  
 -  Chinese proverb
  

  A tiger leaves its skin when dead, but men live by their fame instead.  
 -  Malaysian proverb
  

  The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. The fears are paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do. You can act to change and control your life, and the procedure, the process is its own reward.  
 -  Amelia Earhart
  

  Van Gogh would've sold more than one painting if he'd put tigers in them.  
 -  Bill Watterson
  

  When a man says money can do anything that settles it: he hasn't got any. 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
  

  Being a president is like riding a tiger. A man has to keep on riding or be swallowed.  
 -  Harry Truman
  

  It is not part of a true culture to tame tigers, any more than it is to make sheep ferocious.  
 -  Henry David Thoreau
  

  When a man says money can do anything that settles it: he hasn't got any. 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
  

  Being a president is like riding a tiger. A man has to keep on riding or be swallowed.  
 -  Harry Truman
  

  It is not part of a true culture to tame tigers, any more than it is to make sheep ferocious.  
 -  Henry David Thoreau
  

  God made the cat to give man the pleasure of stroking a tiger.  
 -  John Gardner
  

  Our noblest hopes grow teeth and pursue us like tigers.  
 -  John Gardner
  

  The impact of an attacking tiger can be compared to that of a piano falling on you from a second story window. But unlike the piano, the tiger is designed to do this, and the impact is only the beginning.  
 -  John Vaillant
  

  Better to live one year as a tiger, than a hundred as a sheep.  
 -  Madonna
  

  When waking a tiger, use a long stick.  
 -  Mao Zedong
  

  The atom bomb is a paper tiger which the United States reactionaries use to scare people. It looks terrible, but in fact it isn't.  
 -  Mao Zedong
  

  It is no use trying to satisfy a tiger by feeding him with cat's meat.  
 -  Sir Winston Churchill
  

  I saw the movie, 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon' and was surprised because I didn't see any tigers or dragons. And then I realized why: they're crouching and hidden.  
 -  Steve Martin
  

  A tiger never loses sleep over the opinion of sheep.  
 -  Ziad K. Abdelnour
  

  Every woman should have four pets in her life. A mink in her closet, a jaguar in her garage, a tiger in her bed, and a jackass who pays for everything.  
 -  Paris Hilton
  

  Jealousy is a tiger that tears not only its prey but also its own raging heart  
 -  Unknown
  

  The violinist is that peculiarly human phenomenon distilled to a rare potency - half tiger, half poet.  
 -  Yehudi Menuhin
  

  An infallible method of conciliating a tiger is to allow oneself to be devoured.  
 -  Konrad Adenauer