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12 Camel Quotes About The Desert Companions

Imagine camels moving steadily across the hot desert sand; their every step is proof of their impressive adaptations. These creatures have not only been invaluable companions to humans in arid lands but have also left their mark on our language and literature. Explore our curated list of camel quotes that encapsulate their impact.

Related Read: If you want more ideas for Instagram captions or travel quotes associated with the scorching desert, head to our quote collection on deserts, cactus, and wanderlust.

Quotes About The Desert's Beast Of Burden

Camels, the sturdy animals of the Middle East, are known for their resilience. With a camel's hump storing fat for energy, they manage to survive long periods without water. A single-hump dromedary and the two-humped Bactrian both carry heavy loads, earning the title 'beasts of burden' across harsh desert landscapes.

If you want to know more about their adaptations to survive the scorching desert, visit our article on camel facts after browsing the camel quotes below. 

"If not prevented, desertification of the world can one day make the camels as the best and the sole cars of our civilisation!" -Mehmet Murat ildan #trvst #quotes #planetearthfirst #beinspired #camel #world

"If not prevented, desertification of the world can one day make the camels as the best and the sole cars of our civilisation!"
- Mehmet Murat ildan

"The difference between camels and men; a camel can work a week and not drink; and a man can drink a week and not work" -Julian Tuwim #trvst #quotes #bethechange #beinspired #camel

"The difference between camels and men; a camel can work a week and not drink; and a man can drink a week and not work"
- Julian Tuwim

"A camel is a horse designed by a committee." -Sir Alec Issigonis #trvst #quotes #dogood #changetheworld #camel

"A camel is a horse designed by a committee."
- Sir Alec Issigonis

"‘I’ve crossed these sands many time’, said one of the camel drivers one night. ‘But the desert is so huge, and the horizons so distant, that they make a person feel small, and as if he should remain silent.’" -Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist #trvst #quotes #bethechange #socialchange #camel #person #desert

"‘I’ve crossed these sands many time’, said one of the camel drivers one night. ‘But the desert is so huge, and the horizons so distant, that they make a person feel small, and as if he should remain silent.’"
- Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist

"The camel is a symbol of the desert, with its unique ability to survive in the harshest of conditions." - #trvst #quotes #dogood #socialimpact #camel #desert

"The camel is a symbol of the desert, with its unique ability to survive in the harshest of conditions."
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Metaphorical Camel Quotes To Share Online

Camels have long been more than just desert travelers; they've inspired metaphors in our speech and literature. 

Mehmet Murat Ildan equates life's struggles to a camel's steadfast journey through the desert. Robyn Davidson sees camel journeys as symbols of life's continual change. And Charles Dickens famously uses the animal to suggest even the strongest have their limits with "the last straw."

Use the following quotes as instagram camel captions if you want to convey similar messages online. If you want a lighthearted one, we have inserted some camel puns below.

"Just like a caravan of camels walking in the desert, be durable against the adversaries of life and walk with decisive steps." -Mehmet Murat Ildan #trvst #quotes #impact #gogreen #camel #life #desert

"Just like a caravan of camels walking in the desert, be durable against the adversaries of life and walk with decisive steps."
- Mehmet Murat Ildan

"A camel that always moves with the camel caravan cannot discover the beauties of the unknown oases!" -Mehmet Murat Ildan #trvst #quotes #dogood #bethechange #camel

"A camel that always moves with the camel caravan cannot discover the beauties of the unknown oases!"
- Mehmet Murat Ildan

"Camel trips do not begin or end, they merely change form." -Robyn Davidson #trvst #quotes #collectiveaction #gogreen #camel

"Camel trips do not begin or end, they merely change form."
- Robyn Davidson

"It is the last straw that breaks the camel's back." -Charles Dickens #trvst #quotes #planetearthfirst #ecoconscious #camel

"It is the last straw that breaks the camel's back."
- Charles Dickens

"Riding a camel really isn’t that hard. Once you get over the first hump, the rest is easy!" - #trvst #quotes #impact #thinkgreen #camel

"Riding a camel really isn’t that hard. Once you get over the first hump, the rest is easy!"
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"Trust in god but tie up your camel" -Arab Proverb #trvst #quotes #beinspired #gogreen #camel

"Trust in god but tie up your camel"
- Arab Proverb

"Sooner a camel will pass through a needle's eye than a great man be discovered by an election" -Adolf Hitler #trvst #quotes #planetearthfirst #impact #camel

"Sooner a camel will pass through a needle's eye than a great man be discovered by an election"
- Adolf Hitler

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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