Best Quotes About Jungle

Clearly, then, the city is not a concrete jungle, it is a human zoo. -Desmond Morris

The city is not a concrete jungle, it is a human zoo. -Desmond Morris

Life is a zoo in a jungle. -Peter De Vries

It's silly talking about how many years we will have to spend in the jungles of Vietnam when we could pave the whole country and put parking stripes on it and still be home by Christmas. -Ronald Reagan

Hip is the sophistication of the wise primitive in a giant jungle. -Norman Mailer

The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles, but to irrigate deserts. -C. S. Lewis

Without culture, and the relative freedom it implies, society, even when perfect, is but a jungle. This is why any authentic creation is a gift to the future. -Albert Camus

From the world wars of Europe to the jungles of the Far East, from the deserts of the Middle East to the African continent, and even here in our own hemisphere, our veterans have made the world a better place and America the great country we are today. -John Hoeven

If I get a script that's set in the jungle it goes to the bottom of the pile because I don't think the playgrounds are going to be very good there! I'm really aware of how lucky I am but I have the kind of job where I can bring my child to work. -Kate Beckinsale

Let us keep the dance of rain our fathers kept and tread our dreams beneath the jungle sky. -Arna Bontemps

Whoever claims that economic competition represents 'survival of the fittest' in the sense of the law of the jungle, provides the clearest possible evidence of his lack of knowledge of economics. -George Reisman

Man is lost and is wandering in a jungle where real values have no meaning. Real values can have meaning to man only when he steps on to the spiritual path, a path where negative emotions have no use. -Sai Baba

I may be able to spot arrowheads on the desert but a refrigerator is a jungle in which I am easily lost. -Edward T. Hall

But some people act like they think I live in the jungle someplace. -Roberto Clemente

We might be workers, but we are not happy go-lucky jungle bunnies. -Slick Rick

I have sung in hobo jungles, and I have sung for the Rockefellers, and I am proud that I have never refused to sing for anybody. -Pete Seeger

But I went down to Venezuela and spend a few weeks going through jungles. It's fantastic looking. -Vincente Minnelli

It is also rarer to find happiness in a man surrounded by the miracles of technology than among people living in the desert of the jungle and who by the standards set by our society would be considered destitute and out of touch. -Thor Heyerdahl

My family said that I wanted to act even when I was a child living on a tea plantation in the jungle in India. -Julie Christie

Never fight fair with a stranger, boy. You'll never get out of the jungle that way. -Arthur Miller

If we had paid no more attention to our plants than we have to our children, we would now be living in a jungle of weed. -Luther Burbank

It's ironic, but until you can free those final monsters within the jungle of yourself, your life, your soul is up for grabs. -Rona Barrett

Basically, I believe the world is a jungle, and if it's not a bit of a jungle in the home, a child cannot possibly be fit to enter the outside world. -Bette Davis

Twenty years ago I wanted to move to a nice place so our Charley would grow up a nice boy and learn a profession. But instead we live in a jungle, so he can only be a wild animal. D'you think I picked the East Side like Columbus picked America? -Abraham Polonsky

The heart jungle drum beat finds its voice in love and matchsticks. -Isabel Yosito

Hmm, limelight… No, I'm not Sienna Miller or Angelina Jolie. I'm very lucky and happy, but I still find it very difficult to get good scripts and good roles. It's really a jungle out there. -Eva Green

I love travelling, and had the pleasure of being in the most developed country in the world and then parts of two of the most pristine natural areas of the world: the Galapagos islands and the Equador Amazon jungle. The contrast was incredible. -Adam Garcia

I don't like concrete jungles. -Callan McAuliffe

They can put me in a jungle. Still, I can create. -M. F. Husain

I will say that Edward Norton, who plays the scout master, would be a first-rate Eagle Scout. He's got all those techniques. If your plane crashes into the jungle somewhere, he would be the guy you would want to have with you. -Wes Anderson

Today the world is a big jungle. -Roberto Cavalli

I have very long legs and I hate driving anything unless it's a boat or an ATV in the jungle. I like to sit in the back of a car, where I can look out the window, answer my emails on my iPad, or hold hands with a pretty girl. -Jean Pigozzi

Take, for example, the African jungle, the home of the cheetah. On whom does the cheetah prey? The old, the sick, the wounded, the weak, the very young, but never the strong. Lesson: If you would not be prey, you had better be strong. -G. Gordon Liddy

I was a creative player, but I got some bad injuries early on and I decided that if this was a jungle we were playing in then it's better to be a lion than a lamb. -Johnny Giles

Nobody can fail to lose weight in the jungle, unless they've got a secret stash of pork pies somewhere. -Colin Baker

There is no substitute for a real location when you're trying to shoot the jungle. You can't just go anywhere. You've got to go where it's lush and green and there really is those mountain ranges, the trees and the ocean. -Rachelle Lefevre

I don't know nothing about no jungle and bass. -Timbaland

The extremes of jungles, mountains, and deserts are inherently dangerous places. -Bear Grylls

My work is all about adventure and teamwork in some of the most inhospitable jungles, mountains and deserts on the planet. If you aren't able to look after yourself and each other, then people die. -Bear Grylls

I had old bunk beds that my dad got from Seabrook Farms. They were first used by German prisoners during World War II, who were sent to work the farms during the war. The metal beds with their thin mattresses could easily be used as a jungle gym and I loved them. -David Mixner

No child wants to fall off a jungle gym or slide. Accidents are an unfortunate fact of life, but to lower every last slide and jungle gym to a height that would only interest a toddler is doing our children a grave disservice. -Darell Hammond

All my books are very spiritual. I started out writing what was most natural to me, many years ago, which is religious, because I grew up in the jungle, the son of missionaries. I want to know, is God real? What's a priest's role? -Ted Dekker

If anything, the bailouts actually hindered lending, as banks became more like house pets that grow fat and lazy on two guaranteed meals a day than wild animals that have to go out into the jungle and hunt for opportunities in order to eat. -Matt Taibbi

Capitalism is like the law of the jungle with a few rules. There isn't another system that works for our society but left unchecked, capitalism can have a dehumanising effect. -Mohsin Hamid

The day I was born, my house burnt down; the day I left home, the Twin Towers burnt down; and I lived in a jungle in India at 15. -Neon Hitch

A city is a crazy concrete jungle whose people at the end of each day somehow make a small step ahead against terrible odds. -Herb Caen

When I think about life on Earth, there should not be a species like us. And if there was, we should be out in the jungle killing each other in small groups. That's what you should expect. -Jonathan Haidt

I came home for a week after I finished filming 'Rambo' because, after being in the jungle for three months, all I wanted to do was walk in the Highlands. -Graham McTavish

I'd really like to go down the Amazon in some capacity. I've spent time in the Congo, so I love the jungle. -Sean Pertwee

The really best acting is children in a playground or in a backyard. They're just lost in their imagination. The backyard isn't a pirate ship or a jungle, in the same way that the soundstage isn't Shambala. -Nolan North

I was a grunt, walking around in the jungle of Vietnam, trying not to find the enemy. Because I am so big, they were going to give me either a heavy radio or a huge machine gun to carry. I carried a radio. -Bob Gunton

When I was young, I couldn't imagine women of 60 falling in love. For one thing, people used to stay married; they weren't out in the jungle, searching for romance. Besides, these women just looked so ancient – permed hair, beige cardis. -Deborah Moggach

I think one of the coolest things you can do is disappear for a while, because it gives you the chance to re-emerge. To sort of pounce out of the jungle. -Josh Homme

I like to open new doors and blaze new trails through the jungle and all that whatnot. What keeps me goin' all these years is changin' it up. -Les Claypool

When I was a kid, I'd practise Chopin on piano – and I love Chopin! He's my dawg! Then I'd go out on the stoop and blast the radio. I'm from New York, the concrete jungle. Hip-hop influenced me from day one. -Alicia Keys

In the social jungle of human existence, there is no feeling of being alive without a sense of identity. -Erik Erikson

You have to realize that up until about 1959, Africa was dominated by the colonial powers. And by the colonial powers of Europe having complete control over Africa, they projected Africa always in a negative light – jungles, savages, cannibals, nothing civilized. -Malcolm X

I've been offered all the reality TV shows but have turned them down. If I did it as 'Johnny,' there'd be no jungle left! It was really hard regaining control of myself, so I am reluctant to let 'Johnny' back out of the box. -Johnny Vegas

The rainforest has an intense beauty that at times seems almost suffocating. The jungle is one twig short of impenetrable, and the greenery seems to crowd in on you with a sensation that has been described as akin to snow blindness. -Mark Barrowcliffe

Indeed, the existence of class, of social hierarchy, is as old as man himself. It prevails in the jungle where strength determines hierarchy; among men, it has also been savagely the same, whereby rulers vested with power through personal combat, or through lineal heritage as in the case of royalty, ravage their subjects. -F. Sionil Jose

Every time you think of a city, you have to think green, green, green. Every time you see concrete jungle, you must find open spaces. And when you find open spaces, make it so people can get to them. -Eduardo Paes

Rio is an energetic, vibrant place, full of beauty and nature. But we face the kinds of problems any developing metropolis does – with pollution, traffic congestion, poverty. Distribution of green areas, for example, is not uniform. Madureira, the heart of the suburb in Rio, is a concrete jungle. -Eduardo Paes

When my father was posted to Malaysia, we'd take bacon-and-egg sandwiches in our backpacks and go hiking in the jungle or make bamboo rafts to sail down rivers. -Rory Stewart

The Football Association have always acted more as a referee than a governor. And the FA, aware the Premier League provide players for the England team, have always had too gentle a hand on the tiller. The result is that the Premier League are the tigers in the English football jungle everybody's scared of. -Gordon Taylor

In an endless jungle of websites with text-based content, a beautiful image with a lot of space and colour can be like walking into a clearing. It's a relief. -David McCandless

Pity the poor senator or representative trying to stay alive in the political jungle. At every turn, there's a danger: a constituent who actually wants something done. Or worse, a campaign donor who might be offended by that something. -Bill McKibben

Thanh Hoa itself is a rich agricultural province. Rice fields, a pattern of many shades of green, stretch far into the distance along the road, which also winds through foothills and the fringes of heavy jungle where tigers are said to roam. The vegetation, wild or cultivated, is lush. -Noam Chomsky

'Indigenous' is a bit of a gory thriller film that's centered around five best friends who take a vacation to Panama. They are enticed into the forbidden jungle by a local Panamanian and are being hunted by an indigenous creature – the legendary Chupacabra. -Lindsey McKeon

If Luna Marie is at the park, my child is not happy unless she's on the highest bar of the jungle gym or the tallest branch of a tree or jumping over the biggest, deepest hole. -Constance Marie

It was Barry Diller's idea to start 'The Daily Beast,' and he has turned out to be the best partner I've ever had. There's no one better to go into the jungle with. -Tina Brown

In 1972, Texaco Oil Company, in partnership with PetroEcuador, the state-run oil company of Ecuador, began to drill for oil in the jungles of the Ecuadorian Amazon. -Peter Coyote

Ecuador has about 700 kilometers of border with Colombia, and a lot of it is impenetrable jungle. -Rafael Correa

Giraffes are completely tranquil – they have no predators as adults because there's not an animal in the jungle stupid enough to go for them. -Joanna Lumley

I lived in grass huts in a jungle in the Philippines for three weeks with tribal people. -Evangeline Lilly

It is not that I don't have a fear of sharks, it is that I have a respect for them, so that I know any more than if I were to go into the jungle, I would have a fear of tigers, that I would try to lower the odds. -Peter Benchley

I have a place in Costa Rica that is in the middle of the jungle. There's no Internet. There's no TV. Do I work there? Hell no. -Shane Smith

Our cultural capital has changed tremendously on its way into the twenty-first century. Manhattan has been secured and sanitized; it's smoke- and trans-fat-free. In the boroughs, many of the old jungles have been cleared as well. -Madison Smartt Bell

When I am free to train and free to move, I feel like a gorilla in the jungle. Then, when there are a bunch of media obligations, I feel like I have been captured and am being kept on display. -Conor McGregor

When I was filming 'Lost,' we'd be in the jungle. The only thing we had to contend with was the sound of the ocean. That was it, really. -Henry Ian Cusick

I'm too old to be humiliated on reality shows, and I don't want to look desperate. You won't see me on 'Big Brother' or in the jungle. -Bobby Davro

Westminster is a jungle – and the hunter can always smell fear on its prey. -Charles Kennedy

We're not just making 'Marco Polo,' we're living it. Because we traveled to Venice… Kazakhstan… into the jungles of Malaysia. -John Fusco

From the very, very beginning, we made the decision that 'Tarzan' wasn't going to sing. My co-director, Chris Buck, and I said to each other that we couldn't imagine a half-naked man in the jungle simply bursting into song. -Kevin Lima

I went down to Venezuela and ended up renting a helicopter and flew with my sons to the tops of the tepuis, these freestanding jungle mesas, 'lost worlds' as it were. In fact, it's almost impossible to access them without one. So we were able to land and spend some time there. We were trapped for about six hours by clouds that came in. -Harrison Ford

There's the famous quote that if you want to understand how animals live, you don't go to the zoo, you go to the jungle. The Future Lab has really pioneered that within Lego, and it hasn't been a theoretical exercise. It's been a real design-thinking approach to innovation, which we've learned an awful lot from. -Jorgen Vig Knudstorp

People often think of New York as a city, a concrete jungle with soaring skyscrapers and yellow taxis and the bright lights of Times Square. And it is that, in part. But beyond that, it's rolling hills of fruit orchards and fields of grain and ice-cold waters brimming with oysters. -Daniel Humm

There is no law for farm labor organizing, save the law of the jungle. -Cesar Chavez

My favorite color is jungle green. At least, that's what it said on the side of my favorite crayon in first grade. I don't know if it's an official color. -Mike Posner

The sound system influence is undeniable in hip-hop, in jungle, drum and bass, now EDM. -Walshy Fire

I like to turn the venue into a jungle gym, into my playground. -Tory Lanez

I wanted to be a 'jungle mom', where you're giving birth and getting up and doing things straightaway. -Grace Jones

General Giap was one of the most brilliant military strategists of our era, who in Dien Bien Phu was able to place missile launchers in remote, mountainous jungles, something the yankee and European military officers considered impossible. -Fidel Castro

Most Americans have no clue that before there were highways, there were only waterways to get through the wilderness. If you weren't on a lake or a river, you were in a jungle. -Nathaniel Philbrick

I carry the voices of all my family within me, and they were with me there in the jungle. -Ingrid Betancourt

In the jungle, every day is like the other. So you need to have a special discipline to make things different and to keep in your memory the dates and the days. And I think that's something that's very important when you are held hostage. -Ingrid Betancourt

Living in a jungle is not something easy; it's not something that you just adapt yourself to. And I think that in my case, I didn't want to adapt. -Ingrid Betancourt

In the jungle, faith also became something very real; it helped me to understand what was happening to me and changed my questions. -Ingrid Betancourt

You were not wanted. You were, at best, tolerated. You had to be constantly on your guard, like an animal in a jungle full of beasts of prey. You experienced it all within the short distance of five miles from the gates of St. Peter's to Park Station in the city. -Oliver Tambo

I think of myself as a jungle musician because of my lack of formal training. -George Harrison

The Lord has done what I wanted Him to do this week. I wanted, primarily, peace about going into pioneer Indian work. And as I analyze my feelings now, I feel quite at ease about saying that tribal work in South American jungles is the general direction of my missionary purpose. -Jim Elliot

When you go to the jungle in South Africa, it's tropical versus the dry heat of Cape Town – it's hard to believe it's the same country. -Michael Landes

Sometimes, I feel like directors look at me and say, 'I want to put that boy in the jungle. I want to hurt him.' -Powers Boothe

There is nothing like the thrill of walking through the jungle looking for a tiger and knowing they could be watching you already. -Ashlan Gorse Cousteau

New York is a very tricky city. I find it very noisy. It's a jungle, and it's very stressful at times, but I'm ready for it. -Garbine Muguruza

My nickname was Tarzan: I found my food in the jungle; I hunted birds. -Rohan Marley

Maybe I'll want to go to Iceland and see the volcanoes, or attend some lectures, or go to Mexico and go to the jungle. On my own. With nothing whatsoever to do with music! -Lapsley

For my character, I mostly shot in the jungles and also did stunts and fight sequences on the harness. At the end of the day, I used to be hurt and bruised, but I completely enjoyed doing all these. -Krystle D'Souza

We want a free market, but we know that the paradox of a 'free' market is that sometimes you have to intervene. You have to make sure it's not the law of the jungle but the laws of democracy that works. -Margrethe Vestager

For me, 'Evil Urges' was like a video game. If you play 'Super Mario Brothers,' there's a level where it's like a snowscape, and then there's a level where it's a desert and a level that's like a jungle. -Jim James

I used to think fashion was something unattainable and reserved only for people who look like models. But looking back, I've always made bold choices, possibly beginning with the silk jungle print jacket, orange shorts, and Nepalese cap I insisted on wearing every day when I was ten. -Lisa Hanawalt

Any UFC fighter, and any fighter going into the boxing ring and can do what they do in the UFC, nine out of 10 won't be victorious and vice-versa, with a boxer coming from – even myself – coming over to that field will be a fish trying to be in a jungle and survive. It's not going to happen. -Bernard Hopkins

I've gotten stopped for reckless eyeballing, for staring too hard. These officers think they're Tarzan and this is a jungle, that all the animals need to be tamed. -Boots Riley

We're planting trees to break up the concrete jungle. We're building public transportation and affordable housing. -Kevin de Leon

I love Jay-Z, I love Kanye, and I praise the way he's been able to bring more business out of the jungle. -Rakim

In the jungle, size is king. Women like big men. That's just evolution. -Mike Cernovich

My engagement with mountains, rivers, and forests has been right from my childhood. I have lived in the jungles by myself; I have floated down rivers. So, I didn't experience these rivers, mountains, forests as some mythological figures but as thriving, living entities. -Jaggi Vasudev

Rock bands don't really swing… a lot of rock is stiff. They don't understand the feel, the movement, you know, the jungle of it all. -Malcolm Young

When I was 15, I wanted to be a jungle MC. Everybody I knew wanted to be Stevie Hyper D or Skibadee or whatever. -Rag'n'Bone Man

I had some really early recordings when I was 16 or 17. I was rapping over jungle beats with my friends. We used to do pirate radio stations in my area, down near Brighton. They were pretty terrible. -Rag'n'Bone Man

'I'm a Celebrity' was so much harder than I originally thought. Until you are in the jungle, you don't really know what you're in for. -Ashley Roberts

I was born in the jungles of Borneo. -Henry Golding

The sole forms of social interaction I was aware of as a kid involved a jungle gym and a sticker book. It was only in high school that ICQ – a prehistoric form of instant messaging – was first incorporated into my cultural vocabulary. -Dan Levy

I'd fight any beast in the jungle, you know? -Vitor Belfort

The 'Lost' style book is really quite set. We do things like, we walk through the jungle, and we stop and turn and talk to each other. We never talk and walk. We always stop to talk. -Michael Emerson

I did my first little kids' musical, 'The Sound of Music,' at 5, in a jungle gym, essentially. I was a made-up Von Trapp child, Ingrid Von Trapp. -Beanie Feldstein

I don't have any particular recipe. It is the reason why doing research is challenging as well as attractive. It is like being lost in a jungle and trying to use all the knowledge that you can gather to come up with some new tricks, and with some luck, you might find a way out. -Maryam Mirzakhani

In the jungle, you learn about the other beauties in life. In everyday life, it's all about looking perfect, but in there, there's none of that. -Emily Atack

I can survive in the jungle, so now I can do anything. -Emily Atack

The jungle has taught me to accept who I really am – my skin is play and freckly, my bum and hips are big, and my hair is frizzy – that's who I am. -Emily Atack

I try to think of myself as a lion, bringing down the kill, controlling the jungle. A lion controls his jungle. -John Daly

I lived in Burma for a couple of summers in the '90s, working with the democratic resistance that had fled to the jungles. -Eric Garcetti

I cannot pick one single forest to be a favourite, but I am in love with the Indian jungles – be it Madhumalai and Kabini in South India or Tadoba and Pench National Park in Maharashtra. The wildlife in Satpura and Corbett National Park can't be missed, either. -Raveena Tandon

There is nothing – nothing – that beats being in the jungles. It's so easy to just sit and meditate there. -Raveena Tandon

I have a lot of plants – my living room is like a jungle. I like the idea of bringing the outside in. -Samin Nosrat

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