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Pets are humanizing.
by James Cromwell

Pets are humanizing.
They remind us we have an obligation and responsibility
to preserve and nurture and care for all life.
- James Cromwell

But if you really want to learn about life,
get a cat.
The way I think people should relate to animals is with a cat.
Because the world is his.
- James Cromwell

The attitude we have towards our personal pets as opposed
to the animals that suffer under the factory farm is
hypocritical and delusional.
- James Cromwell

We don't need to eat anyone who would run,
swim, or fly away if he could.
- James Cromwell

 

My father loved people, children and pets.
- Tony Visconti

Parrots make great pets.
They have more personality than goldfish.
- Chevy Chase

The interesting thing about being a mother is that everyone wants pets,
but no one but me cleans the kitty litter.
- Meryl Streep

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I have had strange animals as pets all my life.
I was shy growing up, and shy people tend to interact
better with animals than people.
Animals are direct, not duplicitous.
- Yvonne Craig

I really love pets.
They're like children.
They know if you really love them or not.
You can't fool them.
- Donna Douglas

People really do spend a lot of money on their pets -
sometimes more then themselves.
- Oksana Baiul

Peeves do not make very good pets.
- Bo Bennett

I never married because there was no need.
I have three pets at home which answer the same purpose as a husband.
I have a dog which growls every morning,
a parrot which swears all afternoon,
and a cat that comes home late at night.
- Marie Corelli

Every woman should have four pets in her life.
A mink in her closet, a jaguar in her garage,
a tiger in her bed, and a jackass who pays for everything.
- Paris Hilton

It's difficult to understand why people don't realize
that pets are gifts to mankind.
- Linda Blair

I used to have some fish, some nice little carp,
but they got too big for the tank.
I don't have any pets now.
- Tom Felton

Pets have more love and compassion in them than most humans.
- Robert Wagner

I hate a word like "pets": it sounds so much Like something
with no living of its own.
- Elizabeth Jennings

Pets, like their owners, tend to expand a little over the Christmas period.
- Frances Wright

I had mice that I kept as pets when I was very young,
and I've always liked the way they look.
Even rats.
I'm not scared of them.
- Catherine Deneuve

I've always had a fascination for animals.
I loved watching them, and even then I thought of them
as beings rather than pets.
I call it a birth affect!
- Tippi Hedren

I don't have pets, I have two guard dogs;
and I don't do my own shopping; it's a security thing.
- Enya

Nothing gives me quite so much joy as when people tell
me they've had their pets spayed or neutered.
- Bob Barker

I am from Brooklyn, NY, so we could not have many pets,
but I always had at least two dogs.
- Connie Stevens

I do not have any pets.
We travel too much.
- Nancy Kerrigan

Of the seven experiments, the ones that have been most
investigated so far have been the pets.
The dogs who know when their masters for coming home,
and the sense of being stared at.
- Rupert Sheldrake

I like people who are still actively creating in their life,
who aren't set, I don't feel like I'm set.
And I don't have any baggage, for better or worse.
I don't have any plants or pets or kids.
I can lock the door and go.
I need to be with somebody for whom that's okay.
- Dana Delany

My mum loves cats so I took her to see the lion cubs
which at about a year old are actually quite big.
She wasn't scared at all and went straight over and kissed one on the mouth!
She thought they were just like her pets at home.
- Amanda Holden

Ever consider what pets must think of us? I mean,
here we come back from a grocery store with the most amazing haul -
chicken,
pork, half a cow.
They must think we're the greatest hunters on earth!
- Anne Tyler

When I was a child and teenager I read whenever I had the opportunity,
but since then I've found it hard to read as much as I'd like,
children, work, and pets all providing powerful incentives
to escape into a book and a practical reason why I rarely do so.
- Louise Brown

Motherhood has a very humanizing effect.
Everything gets reduced to essentials.
- Meryl Streep

Every single major push in education has made it worse
and right now it's really bad because everything we've
done is de-humanizing education.
It's destroying the possibility of the teacher and
the student having a warm,
friendly, intellectual relationship.
- William Glasser

Sometimes we need the fog to remind ourselves
that all of life is not black and white.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I will reflect the finest qualities my friends offer me
and remind them of all the promise I see in them.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Important ideas can come from unexpected places.
We tend to label people - Genius, Idiot,
Socialist, Regressive, Wingnut, Revolutionary, Terrorist.
But it is helpful to remind ourselves to be open
to good ideas - whatever their source.
It is equally important to avoid accepting any idea
merely because we respect that person's
other ideas or accomplishments.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I don't need you to remind me of my age.
I have a bladder to do that for me.
- Stephen Fry

The majority of husbands remind me of an orangutan
trying to play the violin.
- Honore de Balzac

I would remind you that extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice!
And let me remind you also that moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue.
- Barry Goldwater

It is only when they go wrong that machines remind
you how powerful they are.
- Clive James

Remind people that profit is the difference between revenue and expense.
This makes you look smart.
- Scott Adams

I just think it's fun to remind people that good television
has exited and it can exist again and just to give
them pleasure and enjoy it and make them laugh.
- Jenna Elfman

Well, first of all, let me say that -
let me remind your viewers that I am recused from this investigation,
and what I said this weekend is not anything new.
- Alberto Gonzales

Breathe.
Let go.
And remind yourself that this very moment is the only
one you know you have for sure.
- Oprah Winfrey

The faces in New York remind me of people who played a game and lost.
- Murray Kempton

Children remind us to treasure the smallest of gifts,
even in the most difficult of times.
- Allen Klein

Many after-dinner speakers remind us that to err is human.
- Frances Rodman

Oh, Mr Coward, sir - I could never have an affair with you,
because you remind me of my father!
- Kenneth More

When I first got pregnant, I freaked out.
Then I had to remind myself: I'm turning 30.
- Melissa Joan Hart

We have to remind the people: Congress has the constitutional
obligation and public responsibility to oversee these
issues and the Department of Justice's operations.
- Sibel Edmonds

Since I was there in the very beginning,
I know the history of the characters.
So, I make comments about the tone and sometimes remind
the writers that we've done that before.
- Matt Groening

Money stress is what used to remind me of my Dad most.
- Ted Rall

It is good a philosopher should remind himself,
now and then, that he is a particle pontificating on infinity.
- Ariel Durant

Once more I can climb about and remind you that a woman
in this epoch does the important literary thinking.
- Gertrude Stein

The aim of a joke is not to degrade the human being,
but to remind him that he is already degraded.
- George Orwell

It's ridiculous that time and time again we need a
radioactive cloud coming out of a nuclear power-station
to remind us that atomic energy is extraordinarily dangerous.
- Pierre Schaeffer

Animal-rights advocates remind us of this admonition:
The ways in which people treat animals will be reflected
in how people relate to one another.
- William Greider

Of course, I do have a slight advantage over the rest of you.
It helps in a pinch to be able to remind your bride
that you gave up a throne for her.
- King Edward VIII

That's what heroic stories do for us.
They show us the way.
They remind us of the good we are capable of.
- Sam Raimi

The pitcher has to find out if the hitter is timid,
and if he is timid, he has to remind the hitter he's timid.
- Don Drysdale

Every few years I'll party way too much to remind myself what an idiot I am.
- Jeff Ament

Before I do a movie, I watch Meryl Streep movies over and over.
It's not to mimic her.
It's to remind myself to be more committed.
- Daphne Zuniga

The Russians love Brooke Shields because her eyebrows
remind them of Leonid Brezhnev.
- Robin Williams

Say, the next time I see you, remind me not to talk to you,
will you?
- Morrie Ryskind

The terrorist attacks of September 11th and the courageous
actions of our armed forces in Afghanistan and Iraq
remind us that friends of tyranny and enemies of freedom still exist.
- Carl Levin

I find too often in the wrestling business,
you just wrestle, get to the hotel, make your money.
Sometimes I have to stop and remind myself to enjoy
my life and not just rush through.
- Owen Hart

Sometimes I write them down in musical notation as
a trigger to remind me about certain directions to go.
Or I can be specific about a sound I'm looking for.
- Harold Budd

On occasions I have been big-headed.
I think most people are when they get in the limelight.
I call myself Big Head just to remind myself not to be.
- Brian Clough

The object of preaching is to constantly remind mankind
of what they keep forgetting;
not to supply the intellect,
but to fortify the feebleness of human resolutions.
- Sydney Smith

Having children is my greatest achievement.
It was my saviour.
It switched my focus from the outside to the inside.
My children are gifts, they remind me of what's important.
- Elle Macpherson

I'll remind you all, however, that for government,
existence is a privilege, not a right.
- L. Neil Smith

To remind a man of the good turns you have done him
is very much like a reproach.
- Demosthenes

It's proper and appropriate to remind the Chinese about
what they get out of solid relations with the United States.
- John Breaux


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