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Animals Quotes

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Obstacles are like wild animals.
They are cowards but they will bluff you if they can.
If they see you are afraid of them...
they are liable to spring upon you;
but if you look them squarely in the eye,
they will slink out of sight.
- Orison Swett Marden

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Humans are amphibians - half spirit and half animal.
As spirits they belong to the eternal world,
but as animals they inhabit time.
- C. S. Lewis

A man is ethical only when life, as such, is sacred to him,
that of plants and animals as that of his fellow men,
and when he devotes himself helpfully
to all life that is in need of help.
- Albert Schweitzer

Today is your day to practice whimsey,
skip on the beach, and play with the waves,
watch wondrous cloud animals parade your story,
find a magical white bunny down every rabbit hole.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 

I Watch Wondrous Cloud Animals Parade My Story.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Today is my day to practice whimsey,
skip on the beach, and play with the waves,
watch wondrous cloud animals parade my story,
find a magical white bunny down every rabbit hole.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It's humbling to think that all animals,
including human beings,
are parasites of the plant world.
- Isaac Asimov

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Animals, whom we have made our slaves,
we do not like to consider our equal.
- Charles Darwin

I gave my beauty and my youth to men.
I am going to give my wisdom and experience to animals.
- Brigitte Bardot

I can find God in nature, in animals,
in birds and the environment.
- Pat Buckley

Animals are such agreeable friends -
they ask no questions; they pass no criticisms.
- George Eliot

A man can live and be healthy without killing animals for food;
therefore,
if he eats meat, he participates in taking animal life
merely for the sake of his appetite.
- Leo Tolstoy

For me, going vegan was an ethical and environmental decision.
I'm doing the right thing by the animals.
- Alexandra Paul

When I was younger, my family would go camping and fishing on our ranches.
My dad loves being around all kinds of animals.
He's the one who got me to be a really big animal lover.
- Paris Hilton

Children, cartoon animals, comedians,
and space aliens can get away with saying
what the rest of us are afraid is true,
but are embarrassed to talk about.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When I was a kid, I used to imagine animals running under my bed.
I told my dad, and he solved the problem quickly.
He cut the legs off the bed.
- Lou Brock

I don't think we're going to save anything if we go
around talking about saving plants and animals only;
we've got to translate that into what's in it for us.
- Jim Fowler

God sleeps in the minerals, awakens in plants,
walks in animals, and thinks in man.
- Arthur Young

A person is smart. People are dumb,
panicky dangerous animals and you know it.
Fifteen hundred years ago everybody knew
the Earth was the center of the universe.
Five hundred years ago,
everybody knew the Earth was flat,
and fifteen minutes ago,
you knew that humans were alone on this planet.
Imagine what you'll know tomorrow.
- the movie Men in Black

Man is the most intelligent of the animals -
and the most silly.
- Diogenes

All our knowledge merely helps us to die a more painful
death than animals that know nothing.
- Maurice Maeterlinck

The propensity to truck, barter and exchange one thing
for another is common to all men,
and to be found in no other race of animals.
- Adam Smith

They are the most fascinating, intelligent,
resourceful, adaptable animals I have ever seen.
Grizzlies are a real symbol of true wildness.
- Jim Cole

Keep fighting for animals by making compassionate,
cruelty-free choices every day and encouraging those
around you to do the same.
- Bea Arthur

But I'm very happy with my life the way it has been turning out.
A little time in the country, a little time with the
animals and working on behalf of them.
- Mary Tyler Moore

I saw a bank of white light, and then I saw all my beloved animals.
For a moment I stepped out of my body.
- Roy Horn

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 love sports.
I love animals.
I love kids.
I want to save the world.
So how do I combine all those things? I don't know.
- Joan Jett

Animals don't have anyone to protect them.
If we don't stand up, the people who are harming animals will never get stopped.
- Paul Rodriguez

When I see professional clowns, mimes,
or people who makes ballon animals, I think of their
relatives and how disappointed they must be.
- Jimmy Fallon

Humans are the only animals that have children on purpose
with the exception of guppies,
who like to eat theirs.
- P. J. O'Rourke

Animals do not admire each other.
A horse does not admire its companion.
- Thomas Mann

The problem with experiments has always been that human
beings make the decisions on whether or not the animals
have benefitted from the treatment.
- James Randi

The countenances of children, like those of animals,
are masks, not faces, for they have not yet developed
a significant profile of their own.
- W. H. Auden

Biology will relate every human gene to the genes of
other animals and bacteria,
to this great chain of being.
- Walter Gilbert

I've always loved animals and I always thought that they were,
if not better, then the absolute equal of any two legged
creature that God ever created.
- Ali MacGraw

I couldn't watch Tom and Jerry.
The cruelty was too much.
I had all these strange images, of tiny animals,
all mixed up.
- Julie Walters

First there was the theatre of people and animals,
then of people and the devil.
Now we need the theatre of people and people.
- Edward Bond

If you can kill animals, the same attitude can kill human beings.
The mentality is the same which exploits nature and which creates wars.
- Satish Kumar

Respect and affection for animals, particularly those who share our homes,
recognize no geographic borders.
- Nick Clooney

Part of my plan was not only to introduce all useful
animals that I possibly could into this part of Australia,
but also the most valuable plants of every description.
- George Grey

The only honest reaction and true loyalty we get is from our animals.
Once they're your friends, you can do no wrong.
- Dick Van Patten

The musician is perhaps the most modest of animals,
but he is also the proudest.
It is he who invented the sublime art of ruining poetry.
- Erik Satie

We were in all four men with eight animals;
for besides the spare horses led by Shaw and myself,
an additional mule was driven along with us as a reserve in case of accident.
- Francis Parkman

Human folk are as a matter of fact eager to find intelligence in animals.
- Edward Thorndike

Mercy to animals means mercy to mankind.
- Henry Bergh

Animals are something invented by plants to move seeds around.
An extremely yang solution to a peculiar problem which they faced.
- Terence McKenna

It is much easier to show compassion to animals.
They are never wicked.
- Haile Selassie

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

All too often, academic departments defend their territory
with the passion of cornered animals,
though with far less justification.
- Bruce Jackson

Animals mean everything to me.
We have to be their voice and protectors.
- Shannon Elizabeth

Those who actually hate animals to the point of being
cruel to them are outcasts to the rest of us,
no matter where in the world they live.
- Nick Clooney

The difference between humans and wild animals is that
humans pray before they commit murder.
- Friedrich Durrenmatt

In all works on Natural History, we constantly find
details of the marvellous adaptation of animals to their food,
their habits, and the localities in which they are found.
- Alfred Russel Wallace

I'll never stop eating animals, I'm sure,
but I do think that for the benefit of everyone,
the time has come to stop raising them industrially
and stop eating them thoughtlessly.
- Mark Bittman

Pigs prefer to wallow in clean mud, but if nothing else is available,
they will frequently wallow in their own urine,
giving rise to the notion that they are dirty animals.
- Marvin Harris

It wasn't a problem for me drawing humans although
I had originally come to the studio with the idea that
what I had to offer them was my knowledge in the drawing of animals.
- Marc Davis

Because I wanted to have a place that I could create
everything that I that I never had as a child.
So, you see rides.
You see animals.
There's a movie theater.
- Michael Jackson

Research has shown that a barren environment is much
more damaging to baby animals than it is to adult animals.
It does not hurt the adult animals the same way it damages babies.
- Temple Grandin

It isn't true that convicts live like animals:
animals have more room to move around.
- Mario Vargas Llosa

Most of what you see now emphasizes animals being dangerous to humans.
- Jim Fowler

Peter's fear of the animals which were shown him was
probably not a directly conditioned fear.
- Mary C. Jones

If I could stomach the awful part of being a veterinarian,
which involves sticking your hand up animals' behinds,
I would be a vet.
- Allison Janney

The only animals I'm not comfortable with are parrots,
but I'm learning as I go.
I'm getting better and better at 'em.
I really am.
- Steve Irwin

I like all these little animals that run and eat and hide all the time.
I like their faces, They seem to be scared and curious at the same time.
- Catherine Deneuve

My music is best understood by children and animals.
- Igor Stravinsky

I don't look like a desert person because I stay indoors
most of the day and fool around at night.
That's what the desert animals do - they don't have a tan either.
- Don Van Vliet

Animals...
don't have a sense of time.
You just have to do things over and over with animals
until they happen to do it right because they don't
really know what you want.
- Bruce Greenwood

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

Because animals are property, we consider as "humane
treatment" that we would regard as torture if it were inflicted on humans.
- Gary L. Francione

I've always been fascinated by the way that children
and animals suffer stoically in a way that I don't think adults do.
- Rebecca Miller


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