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Beasts Quotes

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Fair peace becomes men; ferocious anger belongs to beasts.
- Ovid

Related topics: Anger

I finally know what distinguishes man from the other beasts:
financial worries.
- Jules Renard

I will far rather see the race of man extinct
than that we should become less than beasts
by making the noblest of God's creation,
woman, the object of our lust.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

If it's true that men are such beasts,
this must account for the fact that most women are animal lovers.
- Doris Day

 

We are certainly in a common class with the beasts;
every action of animal life is concerned with seeking
bodily pleasure and avoiding pain.
- Saint Augustine

The ancient Romans built their greatest masterpieces of architecture,
their amphitheaters, for wild beasts to fight in.
- Voltaire

Men are beasts and even beasts don't behave as they do.
- Brigitte Bardot

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I enjoy slaughtering beasts, and I think of my relatives constantly.
- Roger Zelazny

There are ogres and black beasts out there;
you have to be constantly on guard.
- Ted Knight

All the beasts in Howling Forest were safe in their caves,
nests, and burrows.
- Michael Ende

Human brutes, like other beasts, find snares and poison
in the provision of life,
and are allured by their appetites to their destruction.
- Jonathan Swift

We were then in a dangerous, helpless situation,
exposed daily to perils and death amongst savages and wild beasts,
not a white man in the country but ourselves.
- Daniel Boone

Wine is the drink of the gods, milk the drink of babes,
tea the drink of women, and water the drink of beasts.
- John Stuart Blackie

Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?
- Confucius

We cannot suppose therefore that God has made an order of beings,
with such mental qualities and powers,
for the sole purpose of being used as beasts,
or instruments of labour.
- Thomas Clarkson

I'm one of those strange beasts who really likes a corset.
- Cate Blanchett

The ability to make love frivolously is the chief characteristic
which distinguishes human beings from beasts.
- Heywood Broun

I like writing about women, weak and strong,
pathetic and heroic.
I like writing about men, ditto.
And all the variants of men and women,
beasts and demons.
- Tanith Lee

Unions in wedlock are perverted by the victory of shameless
passion that masters the female among men and beasts.
- Aeschylus

Fear not, we are of the nature of the lion,
and cannot descend to the destruction of mice and such small beasts.
- Elizabeth I

Mankind is poised midway between the gods and the beasts.
- Plotinus

Either men will learn to live like brothers,
or they will die like beasts.
- Max Lerner

We have used the Bible as if it were a mere special constable's handbook,
an opium dose for keeping beasts of burden patient
while they are overloaded.
- Charles Kingsley

All generous minds have a horror of what are commonly called "Facts".
They are the brute beasts of the intellectual domain.
- Thomas Hobbes

Better to have beasts that let themselves be killed than men who run away.
- Jean-Paul Sartre

Culture's worth huge, huge risks.
Without culture we're all totalitarian beasts.
- Norman Mailer

Men do not have to cook their food; they do so for
symbolic reasons to show they are men and not beasts.
- Edmund Leach

If we cut up beasts simply because they cannot prevent
us and because we are backing our own side in the struggle for existence,
it is only logical to cut up imbeciles,
criminals, enemies, or capitalists for the same reasons.
- C. S. Lewis

Every true man, sir, who is a little above the level
of the beasts and plants does not live for the sake of living,
without knowing how to live; but he lives so as to
give a meaning and a value of his own to life.
- Luigi Pirandello

At a certain stage in his evolution,
man himself had been able to lay hold upon a higher order of things,
which raised him above the level of the beasts that perish,
and enabled him to see, at least in the distance,
the shining towers of the City of God.
- Alfred Noyes

A street thug and a paid killer are professionals -
beasts of prey,
if you will, who have dissociated themselves from the
rest of humanity and can now see human beings in the
same way that trout fishermen see trout.
- Willard Gaylin

Generally my typical books have lots of twists and
turns a big surprise ending and then usually another
surprise at the end and ideally,
as in Garden of Beasts, we get to the very end and
we find at the last few pages that there's yet another surprise.
- Jeffery Deaver

All things share the same breath -
the beast, the tree, the man...
the air shares its spirit with all the life it supports.
- Chief Seattle (attributed)

Feel Unity with Spirit and All Creation
All things share the same breath the
beast, the tree, the man... the air
shares its spirit with all the life it supports.
- Chief Seattle [actually written by screenwriter Ted Perry in 1972]

An insincere and evil friend is more
to be feared than a wild beast;
a wild beast may wound your body,
but an evil friend will wound your mind.
- The Buddha

Time is an untamed beast
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If the tongue had not been framed for articulation,
man would still be a beast in the forest.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I wanted to know the name of every stone
and flower and insect and bird and beast.
I wanted to know where it got its color, where it got its life -
but there was no one to tell me.
- George Washington Carver

Time, an untamed beast,
awaits its funeral feast.
I choose inner peace.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When a man is treated like a beast, he says,
'After all, I'm human.' When he behaves like a beast,
he says 'After all, I'm only human.'
- Karl Kraus

What a cage is to the wild beast, law is to the selfish man.
- Herbert Spencer

What for centuries raised man above the beast is not
the cudgel but the irresistible power of unarmed truth.
- Boris Pasternak

Imagination is a beast that has to be put in a cage.
- Timothy Spall

King Pellinore that time followed the questing beast.
- Thomas Malory

Courage without conscience is a wild beast.
- Robert Green Ingersoll

Let any pretty girl announce a divorce in Hollywood
and the wolves come running.
Fresh meat for the beast, and they are always hungry.
- Hedy Lamarr

Success is a beast.
And it actually puts the emphasis on the wrong thing.
You get away with more instead of looking within.
- Brad Pitt

What we think of as our sensitivity is only the higher
evolution of terror in a poor dumb beast.
We suffer for nothing.
Our own death wish is our only real tragedy.
- Mario Puzo

His passion has aroused the best and the beast in man.
And the beast waited for him in the kitchen.
- Theodore White

I had only that one picture, Hitler,
the Beast of Berlin,
in which I had a part big enough to impress anyone.
I tried for better roles over and over again.
- Alan Ladd

Where a beast would have claws, I was born with talent.
- Klaus Kinski

Any beast can cry over the misfortunes of its own child.
It takes a mensch to weep for others' children.
- Sam Levenson

I'm not fit company for man or beast.
- Billy Strayhorn

Our civilization is still in a middle stage,
scarcely beast, in that it is no longer wholly guided by instinct;
scarcely human,
in that it is not yet wholly guided by reason.
- Theodore Dreiser

They say Princes learn no art truly,
but the art of horsemanship.
The reason is, the brave beast is no flatterer.
He will throw a prince as soon as his groom.
- Ben Jonson

The wild, cruel beast is not behind the bars of the cage.
He is in front of it.
- Axel Munthe

He that can live alone resembles the brute beast in nothing,
the sage in much, and God in everything.
- Baltasar Gracian

Never sell the bear's skin before one has killed the beast.
- Jean de La Fontaine

Writing is the beast unto itself.
- Omar Epps

Given that we glimpse what distinguishes man from the beast,
is there anything that distinguishes woman from man?
- W. L. George

Finds progress, man's distinctive mark alone,
Not God's, and not the beast's; God is,
they are, Man partly is, and wholly hopes to be.
- Robert Browning Hamilton

It is the lash of hunger which compels the poor man to submit.
In order to live he must sell - 'voluntarily' sell -
himself every day and hour to the 'beast of property.'
- Johann Most

A man without ethics is a wild beast loosed upon this world.
- Albert Camus

I think it's very much a men's thing to be able to
have that fantasy to kill the beast.
- Izabella Scorupco

Whosoever is delighted in solitude is either a wild beast or a god.
- Aristotle

Every man has a wild beast within him.
- Frederick The Great

He who is unable to live in society,
or who has no need because he is sufficient for himself,
must be either a beast or a god.
- Aristotle

The beast for me is greed.
Whether you read Dante, Swift, or any of these guys,
it always boils down to the same thing:
the corruption of the soul.
- Ben Nicholson

No one can have a higher opinion of him than I have,
and I think he's a dirty little beast.
- William Gilbert

There is no religion without love, and people may talk
as much as they like about their religion,
but if it does not teach them to be good and kind to man and beast,
it is all a sham.
- Anna Sewell

Man differs more from Man, than Man from Beast.
- John Wilmot


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