Chameleon Proverbs and Quotes

Chameleons truly inspire us with their ability to adapt and blend seamlessly with their surroundings...

Chameleon Proverbs

A chameleon does not leave one tree until he is sure of another... (Arabic Proverb)

The chameleon changes color to match the earth, the earth doesn't change color to match the chameleon... (Senegalese Proverb)

A chameleon does not leave one tree until he is sure of another... (Arabic Proverb)

The chameleon does not leave one tree until he is sure of another... (Arabic Proverb)

Behave like the chameleon: look forward and observe behind... (Malagasy Proverb)

The chameleon changes skin but not its habits... (Latin Proverb)

A chameleon acquires gold... (Thai Proverb)

A chameleon can only change its colour but never change its skin... (African Proverb)

Even the colours of a chameleon are for survival not beauty... (African Proverb)

Move like a chameleon, look in front, and watch behind... (African Proverb)

People are like chameleons; circumstances make them change their colour... (African Proverb)

When the bush is on fire the chameleon learns to run first... (African Proverb)

Like the chameleon, one eye on the future, one eye on the past... (Malagasy Proverb)

The chameleon can change its color, but it cannot change its heart... (Chinese Proverb)

Chameleon Quotes

"Words are chameleons, which reflect the color of their environment." – Learned Hand

"Everybody in life is a chameleon." Melanie Chisholm

"People generally fall into one of three groups: the few who make things happen, the many who watch things happen, and the overwhelming majority who have no notion of what happens. Every person is either a creator of fact or a creature of circumstance. He either puts color into his environment, or, like a chameleon, takes color from his environment." Myles Munroe

"For me, a chameleon is something that disguises itself to look as much like its environment as possible. I always thought I did exactly the opposite of that." David Bowie

"Belonging starts with self-acceptance. Your level of belonging, in fact, can never be greater than your level of self-acceptance, because believing that you're enough is what gives you the courage to be authentic, vulnerable, and imperfect. When we don't have that, we shape-shift and turn into chameleons; we hustle for the worthiness we already possess."Brené Brown

    "A chameleon changes its color to match its surroundings; a youth changes his ideas to match his company." - John Locke

    "A chameleon is an enthusiastic eater."  Anthony T. Hincks

    "I suppose I am a sort of chameleon figure." Chrissie Hynde

    "I was like a chameleon, adapting to wherever I was, making friends and learning their ways." Dimebag Darrell

    "I have the best dress windows on earth because I change my color like a chameleon." Florence Welch

    "The chameleon changes color to match the earth, the earth changes color to match the chameleon - who knows what the reality of the earth is?" Wu Hsin

    "Much like the chameleon, I adapt to my environment, blend in with the landscape, play the game." Amy Moon

    "The chameleon's colors are like emotions, changing to adapt to its environment." Brittany Veinotte

    "I am like a chameleon, forever changing, forever evolving." Christine Feehan

    "The chameleon's skin doesn't change color to match its surroundings. It changes color to reflect its mood, the temperature, and its intentions." Matshona Dhliwayo

    "A chameleon remains a chameleon no matter where it goes or what it does." Julieanne O'Connor

    "The chameleon's most amazing talent is not changing color, but surviving despite it." Michael Dirt

    "The chameleon's art is to be seen and not seen." Rowan Hisayo Buchanan

    "The chameleon does not change color to match the Rock. The chameleon changes color to match itself." Vera Nazarian

    "Be like the chameleon: adapt, but always be yourself." Kyle D. Jones

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