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Animals Quotes and Sayings
Quotes about Animals

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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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The greatness of a nation can be judged
by the way its animals are treated.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

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

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

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

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

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

People are not going to care about animal conservation
unless they think that animals are worthwhile.
- David Attenborough

As I listened, it occurred to me that interest in and
affection for the animals that share the planet with
us may be a more unifying force than any other.
- Nick Clooney

I have yet to see one completely unspoiled star,
except for the animals - like Lassie.
- Edith Head

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

I have no neighbours other than animals and Joshua Trees.
- Don Van Vliet

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

Most animals are built to withstand one bad year.
- John Hunter

The main peculiarity which distinguishes man from other
animals is the means of his support-the power which
he possesses of very greatly increasing these means.
- Thomas Malthus

To err is human also in so far as animals seldom or never err,
or at least only the cleverest of them do so.
- Georg C. Lichtenberg

I accredit animals for keeping me going when times were bad.
- Kelly Bishop

I'm afraid of animals.
- Joanna Noelle Levesque

Hence the same instant which killed the animals froze
the country where they lived.
This event was sudden, instantaneous,
without any gradual development.
- George Cuvier

Animals outline their territories with their excretions,
humans outline their territories by ink excretions on paper.
- Robert Anton Wilson

Books have the same enemies as people:
fire,
humidity, animals, weather, and their own content.
- Paul Valery

I have always loved animals since I was very young.
- Nafisa Joseph

If we're not supposed to eat animals,
how come they're made out of meat?
- Tom Snyder

I always felt people should live with animals.
- Dick Dale

People are always the start for me...
animals, when I can get into their heads,
gods, supernatural beings, immortals,
the dead...
these are all people to me.
- Tanith Lee

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

Having my animals or my children with me exorcises
that feeling of not being wanted.
- Eartha Kitt

I don't eat or wear animals, but I never tell people not to -
that's just my view.
- Loretta Swit

It is inexcusable for scientists to torture animals;
let them make their experiments on journalists and politicians.
- Henrik Ibsen

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

I'm interested in raw land and trees and fresh air
and rivers and lots of animals around them.
- Kent McCord

Although native Africans domesticated some plants in
the Sahel and in Ethiopia and in tropical West Africa,
they acquired valuable domestic animals only later,
from the north.
- Jared Diamond

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

Ever occur to you why some of us can be this much concerned
with animals suffering? Because government is not.
Why not? Animals don't vote.
- Paul Harvey

Teach your children how to behave with animals.
Adopt a pet.
Don't go buy one.
Please.
That's a sin.
Let's get these puppy mills out of business.
- Shelley Morrison

Anyone who hates children and animals can't be all bad.
- W. C. Fields

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

Mercy to animals means mercy to mankind.
- Henry Bergh

I love very much to draw animals.
- Josef Albers

The earth is a great big orphanage for most animals.
- Eric Roberts

You can tell all you need to about a society from how
it treats animals and beaches.
- Frank Deford

The animals are right here, right in front of us.
And how we treat these companions is a test.
- Linda Blair

But if you love animals for all the right reasons-
and that's just love and affection-
then you're going to go after animals who need you.
- Eric Roberts

If you call a cat, he may not come.
Which doesn't happen with dogs.
They're different types of animals.
Cats are very sexy I think too in the way they move.
- Antonio Banderas

I love things made out of animals.
It's just so funny to think of someone saying,
'I need a letter opener.
I guess I'll have to kill a deer.
- David Sedaris

I love that quiet time when nobody's up and the animals are all happy to see me.
- Olivia Newton-John

The dog has got more fun out of Man than Man has got out of the dog,
for the clearly demonstrable reason that Man is the
more laughable of the two animals.
- James Thurber

The tabloids are like animals, with their own behavioural patterns.
There's no point in complaining about them,
any more than complaining that lions might eat you.
- David Mellor

We do not need to eat animals, wear animals,
or use animals for entertainment purposes,
and our only defense of these uses is our pleasure,
amusement, and convenience.
- Gary L. Francione

We must plant the sea and herd its animals using the
sea as farmers instead of hunters.
That is what civilization is all about -
farming replacing hunting.
- Jacques Yves Cousteau

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

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

Most sorts of diversion in men, children and other animals,
are in imitation of fighting.
- Jonathan Swift

I love animals and I love to see movies with animals
that are done respectfully,
you know?
- Kristin Davis

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

Whether animals admit it or not, they and I communicate.
- Carolyn Heilbrun


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