A gentle hand may lead even an elephant by a hair.
A hurricane is kind of like an elephant -- it can go just about anywhere it pleases.
God is really only another artist. He invented the giraffe, the elephant, and the cat. He has no real style. He just keeps on trying other things.
From an analytical perspective you're thinking '2 percent sucks,' ... But it's like the pink elephant in the room. Everyone knows it's there.
By a sweet tongue and kindness, you can drag an elephant with a hair.
Living next to you is in some ways like sleeping with an elephant. No matter how friendly and even-tempered is the beast, if I can call it that, one is affected by every twitch and grunt.
We expect to see the big five: lion, elephant, rhinoceros, giraffe and hippopotamus.
The elephant in the living room for us is the huge number of seats and the emptiness for great concerts. ... The symphony has to look out for itself. That's what we the trustees are there for. Right now, our first line of defense is a renovation with reduction of seating.
Because immigration ? when you talk about Mexico in the United States ? that's the pink elephant in the room.
What is needed in out of the way places, especially in the rainy season, is an elephant. They are an excellent means of transport and don't need to be refueled.
An elephant has charged and killed two people, one a lady and one a man.
People have tried to do too much at once. It was like trying to eat a whole elephant in one go.
The elephant, not only the largest but the most intelligent of animals, provides us with an excellent example. It is faithful and tenderly loving to the female of its choice, mating only every third year and then for no more than five days, and so secretly as never to be seen, until, on the sixth day, it appears and goes at once to wash its whole body in the river, unwilling to return to the herd until thus purified. Such good and modest habits are an example to husband and wife.
Bag the Elephant Track.
Getting your mind right means ... everyone in your business - every person who will be engaged in hunting your Elephant, every executive, manager, accountant, service representative, delivery person, mechanic, creative writer, and board member your Elephant might come in contact with. Bag the Elephant!
Our passion - our reason for founding Elephant Eye - is the creation of strong book musicals that not only entertain a wide audience but also strike an emotional chord.
Nobody wants to ask Joe when he might be retiring. It's the elephant in the room, and no one wants to speak up first.
When millions of tons of angry elephant come spinning through the sky, and there was no one there to hear it, does it - philosopically speaking - make a noise?
This is a new method to understand elephant behavior and help ensure their survival.
The human/elephant conflict is that they both want to occupy the same land. If humans and elephants are going to coexist, you need to know how much space elephants need, and why they move. A lot of them do move, and for some of them, it certainly appears, it could have to do with food.
You have to permit based on the reserves you have, but this is elephant country.
Pointless. . . . Like giving caviar to an elephant.
It's kind of like the elephant in the room. I haven't really been talking about it. I knew it was gonna come sooner or later. When it happened, it was kind of more of a relief than anything.
It is really tough. It feels like there is an elephant on your back, you feel flat, your legs feel weak, you're really tired, you have a hard time breathing and it's painful. At this altitude everything is so much more painful. If you overextend yourself just a little bit, especially when you're in a technical section and you have to put out a lot of effort just to get over something, the moment you're over it you're in trouble and it takes a very long time to recover.
Though your enemy is the size of an ant, regard him as an elephant.