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10 Badger Quotes About The Feisty Mustelids

Badgers are master burrowers, often surprising us with visits to our backyards. Their aggressive nature and unique personalities have secured them a fond spot in many beloved tales, giving rise to badger quotes. Let's uncover our connection with them through this collection.

Badger Quotes About Our Relationship With Them

Badgers, known to be urban dwellers like raccoons, not only find their way into our backyards but also weave into our language. We speak of "badgering" someone, drawing directly from the aggressive nature of these animals. This section brings you quotes that reflect our complex relationship with these mustelids.

Learn more about them through our badger facts. Explore other mustelids in our articles about weasels and ferrets.

"I spent my childhood scrambling round badgers and foxes and playing fantastic country kid games like knocking on people's doors and running away. God that was a good game." -Bill Bailey #trvst #quotes #collectiveaction #socialchange #badger

"I spent my childhood scrambling round badgers and foxes and playing fantastic country kid games like knocking on people's doors and running away. God that was a good game."
- Bill Bailey

"Human language is lit with animal life: we play cat's-cradle or have hare-brained ideas; we speak of badgering, or outfoxing someone; to squirrel something away and to ferret it out." -Jay Griffiths #trvst #quotes #takeaction #thinkgreen #badger #animal #life

"Human language is lit with animal life: we play cat's-cradle or have hare-brained ideas; we speak of badgering, or outfoxing someone; to squirrel something away and to ferret it out."
- Jay Griffiths

"A nod is as good as a wink to a blind badger." -Louise Rennison #trvst #quotes #beinspired #socialchange #badger

"A nod is as good as a wink to a blind badger."
- Louise Rennison

Noteworthy Quotes About The Mustelid In Literature

In stories, badger characters are often seen as strong, determined figures. Through these creatures, authors like C.S. Lewis and Kenneth Grahame highlight the value of staying true to oneself. The upcoming excerpts showcase the memorable and grounded nature of badgers in literature.

"I'm a beast, I am, and a Badger what's more. We don't change. We hold on." -C. S. Lewis #trvst #quotes #bethechange #socialchange #badger

"I'm a beast, I am, and a Badger what's more. We don't change. We hold on."
- C. S. Lewis

"Everything is made out of Magic, leaves and trees, flowers and birds, badgers and foxes and squirrels and people. So it must be all around us. In this garden-in all the places." -Frances Hodgson Burnett #trvst #quotes #dogood #bethechange #badger #flowers #trees #birds #people

"Everything is made out of Magic, leaves and trees, flowers and birds, badgers and foxes and squirrels and people. So it must be all around us. In this garden-in all the places."
- Frances Hodgson Burnett

"‘Knock, knock, knock! ‘Good gracious!’ said percy. ‘It's the door again.’ This time Percy had quite a surprise.There on the step were a badger, two ducks, a hedgehog, and a whole family of mice! They all want a bed for the night." -Nick Butterworth, One Snowy Night #trvst #quotes #planetearthfirst #takeaction #badger

"‘Knock, knock, knock! ‘Good gracious!’ said percy. ‘It's the door again.’ This time Percy had quite a surprise.There on the step were a badger, two ducks, a hedgehog, and a whole family of mice! They all want a bed for the night."
- Nick Butterworth, One Snowy Night

"The Badger did not mind that sort of thing at all, nor did he take any notice of elbows on the table, or everybody speaking at once. As he did not go into Society himself, he had got an idea that these things belonged to the things that didn't really matter." -Kenneth Grahame, The Wind in the Willows #trvst #quotes #planetearthfirst #takeaction #badger

"The Badger did not mind that sort of thing at all, nor did he take any notice of elbows on the table, or everybody speaking at once. As he did not go into Society himself, he had got an idea that these things belonged to the things that didn't really matter."
- Kenneth Grahame, The Wind in the Willows

Honey Badger Quotes From Australia’s Rugby Player

Nick Cummins, known as Australia's Honey Badger, earns his nickname from the feisty animal, reflecting his fierce play on the rugby field. The best quotes below highlight Cummins's funniest moments in his unforgettable interviews. 

"You're as tough as woodpecker lips." -Nick Cummins #trvst #quotes #gogreen #bethechange #badger

"You're as tough as woodpecker lips."
- Nick Cummins

"You know what, sounds like I've been, bloody whacked in the Niagara Falls." -Nick Cummins #trvst #quotes #thinkgreen #beinspired #badger

"You know what, sounds like I've been, bloody whacked in the Niagara Falls."
- Nick Cummins

"He was sweating like a bag of cats at a greyhound meet." -Nick Cummins #trvst #quotes #impact #beinspired #badger

"He was sweating like a bag of cats at a greyhound meet."
- Nick Cummins

By Isabela Sedano, BEng.

Isabela is a determined millennial passionate about continuously seeking out ways to make an impact. With a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering with honors, Isabela’s research expertise and interest in artistic works, coupled with a creative mindset, offers readers a fresh take on different environmental, social, and personal development topics.

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