elephant Quotes

20 of the best book quotes about elephant
“I meant what I said, and I said what I meant…An elephant’s faithful, one hundred per cent!”
“You can’t just wake up one day and decide to be an elephant, Alfred. The world doesn’t work like that. There are rules, Alfred. And you want to stomp all over them. Get over yourself.”
“In the great forest a little elephant is born. His name is Babar. His mother loves him very much. She rocks him to sleep with her trunk while singing softly to him.”
“The first thing to do is prop up this tree and make it much stronger. That has to be done before I get on it. I must weigh a ton.”
“Then carefully, tenderly, gently he crept up the trunk to the nest where the little egg slept.
“And he sat all day and he kept the egg warm... And he sat all that night through a terrible storm. ”
“I’ll stay on this egg and I won’t let it freeze. I meant what I said and I said what I meant... An elephant’s faithful one hundred per cent!”
“You stole it from me! Get off of my nest and get out of my tree!”
“It had ears, and a tail, and a trunk just like his!”
“It’s an elephant-bird!! And it should be, it should be, it SHOULD be like that! Because Horton was faithful! He sat and he sat! He meant what he said and he said what he meant... and they sent him home happy, one hundred per cent!
“Old Horton the Elephant thinks he’s a bird!”
“Horton was lonely. He wanted to play. But he sat on the egg and continued to say: ‘I meant what I said, I said what I meant, an elephant is faithful one hundred per cent!”
“Did he run? He did not! HORTON STAYED ON THAT NEST! He held his head high and threw out his chest and looked at the hunters as much as to say: ‘shoot if you must but I won’t run away!’ ”
“An elephant pulling a thing so light would whip it around in the air like a kite. But he’d look simply grand with a great big brass band!”
“The elephant prepared a game of chess. Amos thought and thought before making a move. “
″ ‘Would you like a ride?’ And the Bad Baby said, ‘Yes.’ ”
“He was too big! I sent him back.”
“That’s not a bench you were going to sit on! It’s the Enormous Crocodile, and he wants to eat you all up!”
“Uncle is an elephant. He’s immensely rich, and he’s a B.A. He dresses well, generally, in a purple dressing gown, and often rides on a traction engine, which he prefers to a car.”
“Be quiet, pig, or I’ll tell the elephant to eat you!”
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