Quotation Explorer - 'Animals'

We have been God-like in our planned breeding of our domesticated plants and animals, but we have been rabbit-like in our unplanned breeding of ourselves. - Arnold Toynbee
People often say that humans have always eaten animals, as if this is a justification for continuing the practice. According to this logic, we should not try to prevent people from murdering other people, since this has also been done since the earliest of times. - Isaac Bashevis Singer
I have a cottage in a dense forest and the animals of the forest are members of my cottage. - Tanmaya Guru
If a man aspires to a righteous life, his first act of abstinence if from injury to animals. - Leo Tolstoy
You believe in a book that has talking animals, wizards, witches, demons, sticks turning into snakes, food falling from the sky, people walking on water, and all sorts of magical, absurd and primitive stories, and you say that we are the ones that need help? - Dan Barker
Veganism is an act of nonviolent defiance. It is our statement that we reject the notion that animals are things and that we regard sentient nonhumans as moral persons with the fundamental moral right not to be treated as the property or resources of humans. - Gary L. Francione
Animals are here to live their lives. We are here to live ours. We can live well without eating them. How pathetic it is that we have to eat a life just to live our lives! - Debasish Mridha
The cost to reconnect animals to live in natural settings without human support is a debt that many animals in transition must honor with their lives. - Young Tim
English is so hierarchical. In Cree, we don't have animate-inanimate comparisons between things. Animals have souls that are equal to ours. Rocks have souls, trees have souls. Trees are 'who,' not 'what. - Tomson Highway
Wild animals are only wild to save their existence...for their survival; but human animals are wild to do harm to their own species - Munia Khan
Everything has a consciousness. Every atom and molecule is conscious. Every virus and bacteria is conscious. Every tree, large and small animals are conscious, but each level of consciousness is different. All humans are conscious; the level of consciousness among humans also differs. - Debasish Mridha
There's plenty of food, other than non-vegetarian, here, on this earth. So, don't hurt, kill and eat animals to increase your girth - Fakeer Ishavardas
My music is best understood by children and animals. - Igor Stravinsky
Books have the same enemies as people: fire, humidity, animals, weather, and their own content. - Paul Valery
When great forces are on the move in the world, we learn we are spirits - not animals. - Winston Churchill
I have from an early age abjured the use of meat, and the time will come when men such as I will look upon the murder of animals as they now look upon the murder of men. - Leonardo da Vinci
Animals are my friends...and I don't eat my friends. - George Bernard Shaw
I'm not a vegetarian because I love animals, I'm a vegetarian because I hate plants. - A. Whitney Brown
Plants turn their face to the Sun; Animals, to the ground; and Men, to the darkness! - Mehmet Murat ildan
We are animals and as animals we kill to survive. Unfortunately some of us are monsters and kill just because they can. - Richard Myerscough
Those who have anger, they try to take control others with the heat of anger and those who do not have anger are able to take control of others with their strength of character known as sheel. Even it can take control of animals (with it’s strength)!!! - Dada Bhagwan
Answer me, you who believe that animals are only machines. Has nature arranged for this animal to have all the machinery of feelings only in order for it not to have any at all? - Voltaire
You never see animals going through the absurd and often horrible fooleries of magic and religion. . . . Only man behaves with such gratuitous folly. It is the price he has to pay for being intelligent but not, as yet, quite intelligent enough. - Aldous Huxley
When we make friends then we change from being animals to being human. - Stephen Richards
Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms. - George Eliot
When animals do something noble we say they are behaving ‘like humans’. When humans do something disgusting we say they are behaving ‘like animals’. Clumsy use of the English language perpetuates the myth that animals are inferior and disposable beings. - Phillip Wollen
Wild animals are less wild and more human than many humans of this world - Munia Khan
The fate of animals is of far greater importance to me than the fear of appearing ridiculous. - Émile Zola
The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated. I hold that the more helpless a creature the more entitled it is to protection by man from the cruelty of humankind. - Mahatma Gandhi
Humans are pattern-seeking story-telling animals, and we are quite adept at telling stories about patterns, whether they exist or not. - Michael Shermer
Abraham Lincoln did not shoot John Wilkes Booth. Titanic did not sink a North Atlantic iceberg. And Fox News is neither fair nor balanced. These are simple historical facts intelligible to all adults, most children, and some of your more discerning domesticated animals. But not... to Bill O - Keith Olbermann
Music is the language of the soul. It touches our deepest perceptions of being. Everyone understands music in his or her own way. Even animals understand music and respond to it with deep appreciation and love. - Debasish Mridha
Men are the only animals that devote themselves, day in and day out, to making one another unhappy. It is an art like any other. Its virtuosi are called altruists. - H. L. Mencken
The desert takes our dreams away from us, and they don't always return.... Those who don't return become a part of the clouds, a part of the animals that hide in the ravines and of the water that comes from the earth. They become part of everything They become the Soul of the World. - Paul Coelho
Of all the animals, the boy is the most unmanageable. - Plato
The massive lump of flesh that has created you, me, and maybe, animals, everything that has life will forever live. - Michael Bassey Johnson
We have enough space in our hearts, but we are afraid of allowing animals shit and mess around with our feelings. - Michael Bassey Johnson
If you are a kind person and love animals, you may be lucky enough to find the Magic Valley. There you will discover a land where snow leopards play and mountains smile. I should tell you, though, that it will be a very hard journey. But I should also tell you that it is well worth the effort. - Helen Freeman
I am very proud of the fact that 20 years [sic] on people tell me they became a vegetarian as a result of 'Meat is Murder'. I think that is quite literally rock music changing someone's life - it's certainly changing the life of animals. It is one of the things I am most proud of. - Johnny Marr
From horses we may learn not only about the horse itself but also about animals in general, indeed about ourselves and about life as a whole. - George Gaylord Simpson
Our expression and our words never coincide, which is why the animals don't understand us. - Malcolm de Chazal
Unnecessary violence against animals is a heinous crime. Be a voice for those who do not have one. - Debasish Mridha
Often and often afterwards, the beloved Aunt would ask me why I had never told anyone how I was being treated. Children tell little more than animals, for what comes to them they accept as eternally established. - Rudyard Kipling
If I were given a choice, I would stand by Eve and eat that forbidden apple once again. Why? I know there is beauty and meaning and significance in the complexity of our lives on earth. Otherwise, we are just animals. I prefer us to be human. - J.D. Radke
For Nature is accustomed to rehearse with certain large, perhaps baser, and all classes of wild (animals), and to place in the imperfect the rudiments of the perfect animals. - Marcello Malpighi
Humankind differs from the animals only by a little, and most people throw that away. - Confucius
But it was not the poor who ate the zoo animals in Paris. - Ceridwen Dovey
In some remote corner of the universe, poured out and glittering among innumerable solar systems, there once was a star on which clever animals invented knowledge. - Friedrich Nietzsche
A society with lynch culture needs a big zoo, not for the animals definitely, but for the very people themselves! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Our treatment of animals, in every department, is deeply and systematically immoral. Becoming a vegetarian is only the most minimal ethical response to the magnitude of the evil. - Colin McGinn
People who are 'ready' give off a different vibe than people who aren't. Animals can smell fear; maybe that's it. The minute you become ready is the the minute you stop dreaming. Suddenly it's no longer about 'becoming'. Suddenly it's about 'doing'. - Hugh Macleod
Books understand me, but humans don't understand me. They are bad friends books are forever as well as computer's and Tv and everything else which doesn't have soul. Although that dogs and cats and many other animals are quite interesting friends. - Deyth Banger
History is a people's memory, and without a memory, a man is demoted to the lower animals. - Malcolm X
All animals except man know that the ultimate of life is to enjoy it. - Samuel Butler
For millions of years, mankind lived just like the animals. Then something happened which unleashed the power of our imaginations, we learned to talk. - Stephen Hawking
Instinct ensures animals to have society. Reason ensures society to have animals - Thiruman Archunan
A world without braves is a world without heroes, but a world without wisdom is a world of animals. - M.F. Moonzajer
Man is an animal which, alone among the animals, refuses to be satisfied by the fulfilment of animal desires. - Alexander Graham Bell
Ingratitude makes man an animal, even worse, for some animals do have a way of saying thank you when you do them a favor; take a dog for instance. - Paul Bamikole
:...For animals and birds are like people, too, though they do not talk the same or do the same things. Without them the earth would be an unhappy place. - Scott O'Dell
Democracy can't work. Mathematicians, peasants, and animals, that's all there is-- so democracy, a theory based on the assumption that mathematicians and peasants are equal, can never work. Wisdom is not additive; its maximum is that of the wisest man in a given group. - Robert A. Heinlein
To be thankful for just being alive...To survive means to win... That only applies to animals, but I'm a human being! - Nobuyuki Fukumoto
We're really awful animals. I mean, that dumb Barbra Streisand song, 'People who need people are the luckiest people in the world' - she's talking about cannibals. Lot's to eat. - Kurt Vonnegut
Every society which allows violence against animals secretly becomes a violent society. - Debasish Mridha
Art is what separates us from the animals. - Iimani David
It's a lot like nature. You only have as many animals as the ecosystem can support and you only have as many friends as you can tolerate the bitching of. - Randy K. Milholland
Music is the language of the universe, which everyone, including all animals, can understand. - Debasish Mridha
Weaseling out of things is important to learn. It's what seperates us from the animals. Except the weasels.
People can be animals. They will use you, take you for a ride, abuse you and take all your precious light away from you. Rise above their manipulation and egotistical bullshit because they are NOTHING without you. No one deserves your light but yourself. - Karen A. Baquiran
Especially when it comes to animals used for food, humanity’s reasoning power and concern about fairness plummets. - Karen Davis
Mankind's true moral test, its fundamental test (which lies deeply buried from view), consists of its attitude towards those who are at its mercy: animals. And in this respect mankind has suffered a fundamental debacle, a debacle so fundamental that all others stem from it. - Milan Kundera
Animals understand your love and instinct without any words. Often times, humans understand neither you nor your love. - Debasish Mridha
Animals are irrational men - Safir Kassim Booudjelal
Humanity's true moral test, its fundamental test…consists of its attitude towards those who are at its mercy: animals. - Milan Kundera
I think using animals for food is an ethical thing to do, but we've got to do it right. We've got to give those animals a decent life and we've got to give them a painless death. We owe the animal respect. - Temple Grandin
The Sun, the Moon, the Stars, the Birds, the Animals, the Flowers, are all proof that a Universal Power exists. - - RVM
What sets humans apart from animals is that we have to walk around saying how smart we are, and animals just live their lives. - Chanctetinyea J.J. Ouellette
Who would not prefer animals to these people who prefer animals to people? - Wendy Doniger
As Ummon and the other Masters teach, it explains why the giraffe evolved a long neck but never why the other animals did not. It explains why humankind evolved to intelligence, but not why the tree near the front gate refused to. - Dan Simmons
God is not only something metaphysical, but also the physical world, the plants and animals, the mountains and rivers, the air and the sun and the earth. - Jeffrey R. Anderson
An invisible almighty has given the wings to the birds to fly not to try to be like other animals as each creature has own ability & capability, so it’s wise to be not fooled by those who advocate often with nice words to follow others . - Anuj Somany
What a life we live. Full of questions, adventures, stories, mistakes, good, quests, bad, miracles, lessons, people, blessings, journeys, inventions, music, animals, history, cultures, religions, prophecies, planets, stars, careers, movies, plants, hate, love, and so much more. - Jonathan Anthony Burkett
We call them dumb animals, and so they are, for they cannot tell us how they feel, but they do not suffer less because they have no words. - Anna Sewell
Animals awaken, first facially, then bodily. Men's bodies wake before their faces do. The animal sleeps within its body, man sleeps with his body in his mind.
All the habits of Man are evil. And above all, no animal must ever tyrannise over his own kind. Weak or strong, clever or simple, we are all brothers. No animal must ever kill any other animal. All animals are equal. - George Orwell
Weaseling out of things is important to learn. It's what separates us from the animals ... except the weasel. - Matt Groening
A smile is merely a symptom of the human condition called happiness. Animals are affected by that condition more often though the symptoms are not so obvious. - R.N. Prasher
All animals except man know that the principal business of life is to enjoy it. - Samuel Butler
You're wondering if you have to prey on humans, if you can survive by drinking the blood of animals or other creatures. You're hoping you won't have to kill people to live. Am I right? - Julie Kagawa
Any regime or any government which motivates its own people to be different than one another is a good regime, is a good government! Encourage people to think differently, to act differently, and to believe in different things, otherwise you create just a herd of animals! - Mehmet Murat ildan
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
The animals of the planet are in desperate peril... Without free animal life I believe we will lose the spiritual equivalent of oxygen. - Alice Walker
The desire to take medicine is perhaps the greatest feature which distinguishes man from animals. - Sir William Osler
Man, unlike the animals, has never learned that the sole purpose of life is to enjoy it. - Samuel Butler
I wanted to talk to the animals like Dr. Doolittle. - Jane Goodall
You can judge a man's true character by the way he treats his fellow animals. - Paul McCartney
All animals are equal but some animals are more equal than others. - George Orwell
Always remember, animals can intimidate men with their strength but men cannot intimidate animals with their intelligence. - Amit Kalantri
MAMMALIA, n.pl. A family of vertebrate animals whose females in a state of nature suckle their young, but when civilized and enlightened put them out to nurse, or use the bottle. - Ambrose Bierce
There's not a woman in the book, the plot hinges on unkindness to animals, and the black characters mostly drown by Chapter 29.
Wild animals bite the hand that feeds them. Clever people consume the entire body. - Stefan Emunds
For the animals in nature, everywhere is their houses! When we touch anywhere in nature, we must know that we knock their doors! - Mehmet Murat ildan
If we look straight and deep into a chimpanzee's eyes, an intelligent self-assured personality looks back at us. If they are animals, what must we be? - Frans de Waal
Attention to our duties provides far greater rewards than beauty and wit. Self-control is what differentiates us from the beasts. Without it, we are merely animals. - Laura Moncur
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals. - Immanuel Kant
Auschwitz begins wherever someone looks at a slaughterhouse and thinks: they’re only animals. - Theodor W. Adorno
We all love animals. Why do we call some "pets" and others "dinner? - k.d. lang
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
Animals, birds, and fish confirm Your power and Your existence. - Euginia Herlihy
Remember that animals are born to live their own lives, not to serve you! Do not use them; do not exploit them. Let them live their own lives. - Mehmet Murat ildan
Human beings are by nature political animals - Aristotle
Wild animals never kill for sport. Man is the only one to whom the torture and death of his fellow creatures is amusing in itself. - James A. Froude
Man is not like other animals in the ways that are really significant: Animals have instincts, we have taxes.
It is sad that while science moves ahead in exciting new areas of research, fine-tuning our knowledge of how life originated and evolved, creationists remain mired in medieval debates about angels on the head of a pin and animals in the belly of an Ark.
The Sun, the Moon, the Stars, the Birds, the Animals, the Flowers, are all proof that a Universal Power exists. - RVM
Of the animals I saw, I could write volumes. All were wild; for the Great Race's mechanised culture had long since done away with domestic beasts, while food was wholly vegetable or synthetic. - H.P. Lovecraft
It's awkward how some people refuse to be humans regarding their behaviours! Isn't that against God's will for he created them as humans? And yet, they at night hold hands up and ask God for forgiveness and to grant them their wishes; when he created animals sinless. - Mustafa SULTAN
You can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals. - James Beverly
We are civilized animals doing uncivilized things. - Angel M.B. Chadwick
Animals cannot have any high thoughts; nor can the Angels or Devas attain to direct freedom without human birth. - Swami Vivekananda
Animals shouldn’t be hunted and nature shouldn’t be disturbed, even destroyed, to benefit the whims of mankind - Charles Manson
The indifference, callousness, and contempt that so many people exhibit toward animals is evil first because it results in great suffering towards animals, and second because it results in an incalculably great impoverishment of human spirit. - Ashley Montagu
Animals do not admire each other. A horse does not admire its companion. - Blaise Pascal
There are mystical, unbreakable bonds between all members of the natural world including humans and animals. Whether or not we remember or acknowledge this relatedness, it still exists. - Elizabeth Eiler
God works through angels, people, nature and animals. - Eileen Anglin
Military men are just dumb, stupid animals to be used as pawns in foreign policy. - Henry Kissinger
When all the trees have been cut down and all the animals have been hunted to extinction, when all the waters are polluted and the air is unsafe to breathe, only then will you discover you cannot eat money. - Sherrilyn Kenyon
The dog is the most faithful of animals and would be much esteemed were it not so common. Our Lord God has made His greatest gifts the commonest. - Martin Luther
When you learn to kill animals, you are unconsciously teaching cruelty to other creations. - Debasish Mridha
Any country where there is no freedom of speech is no more than a Kingdom of Animals where only the powerful speaks! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Only that 'holy' book which teaches you to love all beings - animals or human things - read. Another one, idiots do, You let go, God speed. - Fakeer Ishavardas
The capacity of human beings to bore one another seems to be vastly greater than that of any other animals. - H. L. Mencken
Let your autobiography contain these words; "I was able to think positively, love affectionately and work efficiently". Thinking, loving and working are what make us different from animals and trees. - Israelmore Ayivor
The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated. - Mahatma Gandhi
There is no separate entity that could be enlightened or unenlightened. There are only innumerable expressions of the One Being (which we call people, animals, forms), mirror-like facets, reflecting being-ness back to itself. - Enza Vita
Animals do it largely for the REPRODUCTION, but so-called Social Animals (People) do it regularly thinking that it will give them SATISFACTION. - Anuj Somany
Sadly, I hate foreigners. And Americans. And animals. And flora, and some fauna. Also the magma that is the very core of this our mother earth. I'm full o' hate! - Joss Whedon
If any religion allows you to torture animals or sacrifice an animal for the sake of procuring god’s favor, then that is not a religion. It is an absurd practice of inhumanity. - Debasish Mridha
We are human, and we suffer, and unlike the animals on the farm, we are self-aware, and we know that we suffer, and it doesn't hurt more or less if God caused it or could stop it, at least for me. I am definitely of the school that believes God has bigger stuff to worry about than me. - Jon Katz
Dr. John Nash Ott had discovered by 1987 that glass, artificial light sources, electricity and electronic systems were having extensive detrimental effects on plants, animals and humans. - Steven Magee
The zoologist is delighted by the differences between animals, whereas the physiologist would like all animals to work in fundamentally the same way. - Alan Hodgkin
The meekest of animals will fight bravely when it is backed against a wall, for it has nothing left to lose. A poor man is more deadly than a rich man because he puts less value on his own life.
Anyone who tries to improve the lives of animals invariably comes in for criticism from those who believe such efforts are misplaced in a world of suffering humanity. - Jane Goodall
When we deny the spiritual dimension to our existence, we end up living like animals. And when we deny the physical, sexual dimension to our existence, we end up living like angels. And both ways are destructive, because God made us human. - Rob Bell
The animals known as human beings live in humongous condominium blocks, just going about their daily lives. I've come to realize that it's just a modern jungle. And I'm the girl who's wandered into the forest. - Inio Asano
Culture is a symbolic veil with which we hide our animal nature from ourselves and other animals. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Humans hunt and kill maneaters.What if animals hunted animal eaters?! - Manoj Vaz
It's brutal out there. A bear will eat a lactating ewe alive, starting with her udders. as a rule, animals in the wild don't get good deaths surrounded by their loved ones. - Michael Pollan
The human is the only animal on earth that pays a thousand times for the same mistake. The rest of the animals pay only once for every mistake they make. But not us. We have a powerful memory. We make a mistake, we judge ourselves, we find ourselves guilty, and we punish ourselves. - Miguel Ruiz
I wish to resist the temptation to kiss...By super magic animals (Song: The Temptation)A visual poem about unfulfilled love... - Super magic animals
A beautiful death is for people who lived like animals to die like angels—loved and wanted. - Mother Teresa
Animals don't hate, and we're supposed to be better than them. - Elvis Presley
Stars are like animals in the wild. We may see the young but never the actual birth, which is a veiled and secret event. - Heinz R. Pagels
I don't believe in the concept of hell, but if I did I would think of it as filled with people who were cruel to animals. - Gary Larson
It is inexcusable for scientists to torture animals; let them make their experiments on journalists and politicians. - Henrik Ibsen
All the Creator's children are blessed with gifts. We are all given special skills to assist each other her, including animals, plants and insects. - Eileen Anglin
Using love as a bait and replacing respect with ego-pampering makes you a skillful social animal; unfortunately, all kinds of animals are less evolved than human beings. Would you like to evolve? - Saurabh Sharma
Every women needs at least 4 animals. A mink in her closet, a jaguar in her garage, a tiger in her bed, and a jackass that pays for everything. - Paris Hilton
In a civilized and cultivated country, wild animals only continue to exist at all when preserved by sportsmen. - Theodore Roosevelt
Cruelty against innocent helpless animals is the worst form of violence. - Debasish Mridha
Men and animals regard each other across a gulf of mutual incomprehension. - W.G. Sebald
You should never turn down the offer of another man’s story,’ the fox persisted, moving off a little further into the trees ahead. ‘Stories are the only thing that separates us from the animals after all. - T.B. McKenzie
Some experimenters have reported that an angry face pops out of a crowd of happy faces, but a single happy face does not stand out in an angry crowd. The brains of humans and other animals contain a mechanism that is designed to give priority to bad news. - Daniel Kahneman
Fork, n. An instrument used chiefly for the purpose of putting dead animals into the mouth. - Ambrose Bierce
Of all the animals, man is the only one that is cruel. He is the only one that inflicts pain for the pleasure of doing it. - Mark Twain
If some animals are good at hunting and others are suitable for hunting, then the Gods must clearly smile on hunting. - Aristotle
Because we have viewed other animals through the myopic lens of our self-importance, we have misperceived who and what they are. Because we have repeated our ignorance, one to the other, we have mistaken it for knowledge. - Tom Regan
When we are kind to animals, they become loving and kind to us. It is our sacred duty to love the creator and the creations. - Debasish Mridha
Poor animals! How jealously they guard their pathetic bodies…that which to us is merely an evening’s meal, but to them is life itself. - T. Casey Brennan
Animals are always loyal and love you, whereas with children you never know where you are.
You love flowers, but you cut them. You love animals, but you eat them. You tell me you love me, so now I'm scared! - Auliq Ice
We human beings regard ourselves as (or compare ourselves to) animals only when it suits us. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Animals are my friends, and I don't eat my friends. - George Bernard Shaw
As long as Man continues to be the ruthless destroyer of lower living beings, he will never know health or peace. For as long as men massacre animals, they will kill each other. Indeed, he who sows the seed of murder and pain cannot reap joy and love. - Pythagoras
Only one kind of species of animals bites the hand that feeds them - mankind. - Fakeer Ishavardas
Man...is a tame or civilized animal; never the less, he requires proper instruction and a fortunate nature, and then of all animals he becomes the most divine and most civilized; but if he be insufficiently or ill- educated he is the most savage of earthly creatures. - Plato
Make peace with people, make peace with animals, make peace with trees! - Mehmet Murat ildan
We talk of wild animals but man is the only wild animal. It is man that has broken out. All other animals are tame animals; following the rugged respectability of the tribe or type. - G.K. Chesterton
The difference between man and animals is that we don't use our tongue to clean our genitals.
Contrary to popular belief, some animals would not have each chosen to be a human being, if they were given the choice between being what they are and being human. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
An uneducated society will eventually turn into something lower than a herd of animals! - Mehmet Murat ildan
When animals behave like humans or when humans behave like animals, don’t be surprised because in every animal there is a human and in every human there is an animal! - Mehmet Murat ildan
The indifference of the many, combined with the active hatred of the few, has sealed the fate of animals. - Yann Martel
But then with me the horrid doubt always arises whether the convictions of man's mind, which has been developed from the mind of the lower animals, are of any value or at all trustworthy. - Charles Darwin
Love the animals, love the plants, love everything. If you love everything, you will perceive the divine mystery in things. Once you perceive it, you will begin to comprehend it better every day. And you will come at last to love the whole world with an all-embracing love. - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
For animals, the entire universe has been neatly divided into things to (a) mate with, (b) eat, (c) run away from, and (d) rocks. - Terry Pratchett
Choose a leader who will build bridges - not walls. A leader who will promote peace - not wars. A leader who believes in equality - not discrimination. A leader who is transparent - not secretive. A leader who will speak for all - not just animals. - Mizan Chaudhury
O to be self-balanced for contingencies, to confront night, storms, hunger, ridicule, accidents, rebuffs, as the trees and animals do. - Walt Whitman
You're a good example of why some animals eat their young. - Jim Samuels
Scotland is a soggy sort it place, where birds and animals walk around uncooked - Peedie William
In a country where even humans are treated brutally, animals must be in a totally desperate condition! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Drinking without being thirsty and making love at any time, Madame, are the only things that distinguish us from other animals.
The animals of the world exist for their own reasons. They were not made for humans any more than black people were made for white, or women created for men. - Alice Walker
Yet these people slander whatever they do not understand, and the very things they do understand by instinct--as irrational animals do--will destroy them. - Bible Verses
[T]he imagination, like certain wild animals, will not breed in captivity. - George Orwell
A man who learns complicated things from animals is a clever man, but an animal who learns complicated things from men is a genius animal! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Noah must have taken into the Ark two taxes, one male and one female. And did they multiply bountifully! Next to guinea pigs, taxes must have been the most prolific animals. - Will Rogers
Be nice to the environment. Be nice to animals. Be nice to people. If you do that, you will leave a mark on the world. - Enock Maregesi
If animals could speak, the dog would be a blundering outspoken fellow; but the cat would have the rare grace of never saying a word too much. - Mark Twain
If God grace can only come through slaughtering animals, then their is no need of god.No one is above t humanity. - Vikram Singh Slathia
We don't like security rules and laws, but without them men will be animals, perhaps the most dangerous animals. - Amit Kalantri
Injustice happened to animals as they born an animal, you are born as man what else do you need ? - Amit Kalantri
Animals are reliable, many full of love, true in their affections, predictable in their actions, grateful and loyal. Difficult standards for people to live up to. - Alfred A. Montapert
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. And to act so is immoral. - Leo Tolstoy
Man perfected by society is the best of all animals; he is the most terrible of all when he lives without law, and without justice. - Aristotle
If we're not supposed to eat animals, how come they're made out of meat? - Tom Snyder
Animals in children’s literature always have a soul life because children perceive animals as having souls. - Linda Bender
I love animals, especially with barbeque sauce. - J. Richard Singleton
Our land is more valuable than your money. As long as the sun shines and the waters flow, this land will be here to give life to men and animals; therefore, we cannot sell this land. It was put here for us by the Great Spirit and we cannot sell it because it does not belong to us. - Anonymous
However, he was happy. He felt he was conquering nature. He laughed aloud. He felt he was stronger than the elements. In this type of weather animals hid in their holes and did not come out. He was out, fighting the elements. He was a man, master of the world. - Jack London
There is no chronic disease to be found among fish and animal life in the sea that compares to those on land.It is also known that all land animals develop arteriosclerosis, yet sea animals have never been diagnosed as arteriosclerotic. - Maynard Murray
Be kind. Be kind to others, be kind to animals, be kind to yourself. Smile at the mailman, pet your dog, buy yourself an ice cream cone. Spreading kindness in this world is the noblest thing a person can do. - Shenita Etwaroo
Humans are the only animals that have children on purpose with the exception of guppies, who like to eat theirs. - P. J. O'Rourke
The only consistency in the way humans think about animals is inconsistency. - Hal Herzog
For me the saddest thing was that these animals smelled the brokenness in him the human defect and kept away. - Alice Sebold
No animals needs to die in order for me to live. And that makes me feel good. - Howard Lyman
Besides love and sympathy, animals exhibit other qualities connected with the social instincts which in us would be called moral. - Charles Darwin
[Men] are incomprehensible animals... They walk about boasting of their wisdom, strength, and sovereignty, while they have not sense so much as to swallow an apple with the aid of an Eve to put it down their throats. - Frances Wright
You know it is a broken society when people fear each other more than they fear wild animals. - Gugu Mona
Everybody is born so that they can learn to live a good life-like loving everybody and being nice, right? Well animals already know how to do that, so they don't have to live so long - Robin Downing
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