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Wonderfully Witty Quotes and Sayings About Camels

Quotes and Sayings about Camels
The camel is a fascinating animal with special abilities like going without food or water for long periods. This Quotabulary post features some sayings and quotes about this animal.
Claudia Miclaus
Last Updated: Mar 2, 2018
Why Do Camels Smile?
In Islam, Allah is known by 99 names. However, there goes a theory that there exists a 100th name, which is known only to camels! Hence, if you may have noticed, they always seem to have a knowing smile on their face.
The camel has been domesticated thousands of years ago. It was used for many reasons then, and people depend on it even today. The word 'camel' has been derived from the Latin word camelus, the Greek word kamēlos, and from the Hebrew word gāmāl, which means 'going without', which describes this animal's ability to go without food or water for days. We, at Buzzle, have made a small compilation of some of famous phrases, quotes, and sayings about camels, which gives us a chance to know certain things in a better perspective.
Camel Quotes
Again I tell you, it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich person to enter the kingdom of God.
― Matthew 19:24 (ESV)
As a camel beareth labour, and heat, and hunger, and thirst, through deserts of sand, and fainteth not; so the fortitude of a man shall sustain him through all perils.
― Akhenaton (King of Egypt, 14th century BC)
Camel quote by Jackie Kennedy
Do not free a camel of the burden of his hump; you may be freeing him from being a camel.
― G. K. Chesterton
The barking of a dog does not disturb the man on a camel.
― Egyptian Proverb
The straw that broke the camel's back.
― Arabic Proverb
Death is a black camel that lies down at every door. Sooner or later you must ride the camel.
― Arabic Proverb
Some Funny Camel Quotes
It is easier to make a camel jump a ditch than to make a fool listen to reason.
― Turkish Proverb
No camel route is long, with good company.
― Turkish Proverb
In a way, I'd rather ride down the street on a camel than give what is sometimes called an in-depth interview. I'd rather ride down the street on a camel nude. In a snowstorm. Backwards.
― Warren Beatty
Camel quote by Marcelene Cox
It is far easier for the proverbial camel to pass through the needle's eye, hump and all, than for an erstwhile colonial administration to give sound and honest counsel of a political nature to its liberated territory.
― Kwame Nkrumah
The camel has a single hump;
The dromedary two;
Or else the other way around.
I'm never sure. Are you?
― Ogden Nash
Valuable Adages
If the camel once gets his nose in the tent, his body will soon follow.
― Arabian Proverb
A camel is a horse designed by committee.
― Sir Alec Issigonis
Better half a donkey than half a camel.
― Egyptian Proverb
If you want to keep camels, have a big enough door.
― Afghan Proverb
Indian proverb on Camels
If you love, love the moon; if you steal, steal a camel.
― Egyptian Proverb
Good advice once was worth a camel; now that it is free of charge, no one takes it.
― Lebanese Proverb
One camel does not make fun of the other camel's hump.
― African Proverb
Trust in God, but tie up your camel.
― Arabic Proverb
Camel Resting On The Beach