Quotation Explorer - 'Creature'

He who kills a man kills a reasonable creature, but he who destroys a good book kills reason itself. - John Milton
Most men claim to desire driven, independent and confident women. Yet when confronted with such a creature reverence often evolves into resent. For just like women, men need to be needed. - Tiffany Madison
Music eats its young and gives birth to a new hybrid creature. - David Byrne
So this is what I amPondering his eyes that could notConceive that I was a creature to run fromI who have always believed too much in words - W.S. Merwin
*Employee* is a label given to a creature that could not hold on to its dream. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
As a rule, Americans are big on that word choice and some souls can be captured simply by dangling before the creature a continual, lifelong supply of things from which to choose. - Geoffrey Wood
Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, just as it is the spirit of a spiritless situation. It is the opium of the people. - Karl Marx
A 'good man' is a male creature that survives the endless episodes that its woman spends complaining about women who she hates, and, women who hate her. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
The fact is, it seems, that the most you can hope is to be a little less, in the end, the creature you were in the beginning, and the middle. - Samuel Beckett
Boredom is a finicky creature, never around when you need it, and always popping up when you want it the least.
Woman is a delicate creature with strong emotions who has been created by the Almighty God to shoulder responsibility for educating society and moving toward perfection. God created woman as symbol of His own beauty and to give solace to her partner and her family. - Hazrat Ali Ibn Abu-Talib A.S
Something is significantly wrong with the creature that sacrifices its children's lives in order to settle its differences. - Suzanne Collins
Between dainty bites, she told Amie, 'Oh, you simply are as darling a creature as Henry described! I had no idea of your being so grown up! Henry, she is positively frazzleging!' Amie deepened her smile, saying, 'And I had no idea you would be so pretty either, madam. - Jennifer Silverwood
There is nothing capricious in nature and the implanting of a desire indicates that its gratification is in the constitution of the creature that feel it. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Have the wild things no moral or legal rights? What right has man to inflict such long and fearful agony on a fellow creature, simply because that creature does not speak his language?
The mother who lay in the grave, was the mother of my infancy; the little creature in her arms, was myself, as I had once been, hushed for ever on her bosom. - Charles Dickens
You’re not a creature in body.You exist as the stars exist,participating in their stillness, their immensity. - Louise Glück
Man without religion is the creature of circumstances. - Augustus Hare
I expect to pass through this world but once. Any good therefore that I can do or any kindness that I can show for any fellow creature, let me do it now. Let me not defer or neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
A person is thinking creature. His/Her main power of effect is in his/her thoughts. - Anastasia Novyh "Allatra"
The old gal was only another lonely creature in a world that didn’t care - Charles Bukowski
The possession of unlimited power will make a despot of almost any man. There is a possible Nero in the gentlest human creature that walks. - Thomas Bailey
The fact that man knows right from wrong proves his intellectual superiority to other creatures; but the fact that he can do wrong proves his moral inferiority to any creature that cannot. - Mark Twain
Horse, you are truly a creature without equal, for you fly without wings and conquer without sword.
Religious suffering is, at one and the same time, the expression of real suffering and a protest against real suffering. Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people. - Karl Marx
The human creature, humiliated and offended in ways that are inconceivable to the mind and heart, defies the blind and deaf divinity. - Françoise Mauriac
i'm in love with every creature on earth.. i don't want nobody to suffer, because i can feel the pain from all of them.. and i want to gave them love.. every creature on earth... - Anonymous
The grey of a bitter, starved-looking morning. The town like a mortally wounded creature, torn by shells, gashed open by bombs. Dead streets - streets of death - death in streets and their houses; yet people still able to sleep and still sleeping. - Radclyffe Hall
I am merely an insignificant creature on a microscopic blue dot in the vastness of space. - Abhijit Naskar
Man is the only creature that refuses to be what he is. - Albert Camus
Children can create fun out of nothing and when this great talent is lost you become a boring creature which is called adult! - Mehmet Murat ildan
A new position of responsibility will usually show a man to be a far stronger creature than was supposed. - William James
The prostate might as well have been a mythological creature like a unicorn or Leprechaun only acknowledged through whispery giggles among women brunching with their gay friends. - Maggie Young
Every creature is better alive than dead, men and moose and pine trees, and he who understands it aright will rather preserve its life than destroy it. - Henry David Thoreau
Write me a creature that thinks as well as a man or better than a man, but not like a man. - John W. Campbell Jr.
There is only one creature who is always right is a WOMAN...!!! - M.Rehan Behleem
To think well of all, to be cheerful with all, to patiently learn to find the good in all - such unselfish thoughts are the very portals of heaven; and to dwell day by day in thoughts of peace toward every creature will bring abounding peace to their possessor. - James Allen
Man is a wonderful creature; he sees through the layers of fat (eyes), hears through a bone (ears) and speaks through a lump of flesh (tongue).
For a thinking creature of high intellect there can be no pleasure separate from emotion. If you deny men emotion you deny them pleasure.
I expect to pass through this world but once; any good thing therefore that I can do, or any kindness that I can show to any fellow creature, let me do it now; let me not defer or neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again. - Ettiene De Grellet
I would rather be what God chose to make me than the most glorious creature that I could think of; for to have been thought about, born in God's thought, and then made by God, is the dearest, grandest and most precious thing in all thinking. - George MacDonald
That eye which sees anything good in the creature is a blind eye; that eye which fancies it can discern anything in man, or anything in anything he can do to win the Divine favor, is as yet stone blind to the Truth of God, and needs to be lanced and cut, and the cataract of pride removed from it! - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Life is as dear to a mute creature as it is to man. Just as one wants happiness and fears pain, just as one wants to live and not die, so do other creatures. - Dalai Lama XIV
There is no creature so perfect in wisdom and knowledge but may learn something for time present, and to come, by times past. - John Robinson
Right now, in the amazing moment that to us counts as the present, we are deciding, without quite meaning to, which evolutionary pathways will remain open and which will forever be closed. No other creature has ever managed this and it will, unfortunately, be our most enduring legacy. - Elizabeth Kolbert
What more felicity can fall to creature, than to enjoy delight with liberty. - Edmund Spenser
HIPPOGRIFF, n. An animal (now extinct) which was half horse and half griffin. The griffin was itself a compound creature, half lion and half eagle. The hippogriff was actually, therefore, a one-quarter eagle, which is two dollars and fifty cents in gold. The study of zoology is full of surprises. - Ambrose Bierce
The possession of unlimited power will make a despot of almost any man. There is a possible Nero in the gentlest of human creature that walks. - Thomas Bailey Aldrich
I never wanted to be alone, but I always opted for loneliness. I am an emotional, sensitive and expressive creature. I cannot detach my feelings, never could I control. I fall in love and I can be easily broken. - M.F. Moonzajer
Death was a living creature. Death was a man tormented by his past. Death was once a human. - S.K.N. Hammerstone
I would rather be what God chose to make me than the most glorious creature that I could think of; for to have been born in God's thought, and then made by God is the dearest, grandest, and most precious thing in all thinking."This is a prayer of contentment - C.S. Lewis
If you can capture a woman's imagination, then you will have her. But imagination is a strange creature. It needs time and distance to function properly. - Kathleen Tessaro
The Preacher, the Politicain, the Teacher, Were each of them once a kiddie. A child, indeed, is a wonderful creature. Do I want one? God Forbiddie! - Ogden Nash
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
Man, the living creature, the creating individual, is always more important than any established style or system. - Bruce Lee
Heaven is by favor; if it were by merit your dog would go in and you would stay out. Of all the creatures ever made (man) is the most detestable. Of the entire brood, he is the only one... that possesses malice. He is the only creature that inflicts pain for sport, knowing it to be pain. - Mark Twain
Thus man of all creatures is more than a creature, he is also a creator. Man alone can direct his success mechanism by the use of imagination, or imaging ability. - Maxwell Maltz
Faith and reason are indeed complementary faculties that we use to think about the truth. When any winged creature (or mechanism) tries to fly on just one wing, it falls to the ground. In a similar way, when we human beings try to wing it with just one faculty, we crash. - Scott Hahn
PHILISTINE, n. One whose mind is the creature of its environment, following the fashion in thought, feeling and sentiment. He is sometimes learned, frequently prosperous, commonly clean and always solemn. - Ambrose Bierce
When I was twelve, I went hunting with my father and we shot a bird. He was laying there and something struck me. Why do we call this fun to kill this creature who was as happy as I was when I woke up this morning. - Marv Levy
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is. - Albert Camus
She had never had a daydream that dreamed itself, like nightmares. That crawled out of her brain like a creature of the dark. A daymare. - Caroline B. Cooney
Do not injure, abuse, oppress, enslave, insult, torment, torture, or kill any creature or living being. - Mahavira
Noble be man, Helpful and good! For that alone Sets him apart From every other creature On earth.
I wasn’t always a demon.My name is Maggie Frew, and I grew up a simple human girl in suburban Iowa. I don’t carry a pitchfork, or have a forked tail. I’m not a creature from Hell. I’m a political campaign manager. Though, I guess some people might argue those are the same thing. - Patricia Murphy
A boy is a creature of odd feelings. - H.G. Wells
If the world were so organized that everything has to be fair, no living creature could survive for a day. The birds would be forbidden to eat worms, and everyone's self-interest would have to be served.
Can there be any question that the human is the least harmonious beast in the forest and the creature most toxic to the nest? - Randy Thornhorn
Every creature is a co-creator. - Aniekee Tochukwu Ezekiel
The proof that man is the noblest of all creatures is that no other creature has ever denied it. - Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
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
Slowly, Jimmy held up his outstretched hands. Men had been arguing for two hundred years about this gesture; would every creature, everywhere in the universe, interpret this as "See--no weapons"? But no one could think of anything better. - Arthur C. Clarke
Taste is not only a part and index of morality, it is the only morality. The first, and last, and closest trial question to any living creature is "What do you like?" Tell me what you like, I'll tell you what you are. - John Ruskin
Gentleman: An imaginary creature found in Jane Austen novels. - Natalya Vorobyova
be a dog, be a jerk, be a devil, be a worst imaginable creature, but never be a good man, for being civilized in chaos is itself a chaos. - Abdul Mueed
He, in a few minutes ravished this fair creature, or at least would have ravished her, if she had not, by a timely compliance, prevented him. - Henry Fielding
We have found a strange footprint on the shores of the unknown. We have devised profound theories, one after another, to account for its origins. At last, we have succeeded in reconstructing the creature that made the footprint. And lo! It is our own. - Sir Arthur Eddington
Each creature is a unique piece of art to be respected and believed in. once we realise this, equality follows. - Sameh Elsayed
Every man is a creature of the age in which he lives and few are able to raise themselves above the ideas of the time. - Voltaire
APOSTATE, n. A leech who, having penetrated the shell of a turtle only to find that the creature has long been dead, deems it expedient to form a new attachment to a fresh turtle. - Ambrose Bierce
No living creature can foretell the future. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Forgive my grief for one removedThy creature whom I found so fairI trust he lives in Thee and thereI find him worthier to be loved. - Alfred Tennyson
Man is a gregarious creature, more so in mind than in body. He may like to go alone for a walk but he hates to stand alone in his opinion. - Unknown
To most, being locked away in solitary with nothing but pen and paper would prove a hard punishment. What a strange creature who views this as heaven. - Richelle E. Goodrich
An agnostic is a creature that is religiously skeptical whenever it is told that God exists or that He doesn’t. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
A creature doesn't move because it is a living thing, but because it knows what it can do with its life. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Her angel didn’t look at all like she’d expected. He was no benevolent creature with long, flowing robes and a bland, peaceful smile. Instead he was the stuff of every teenage girl’s—and quite a few teenage boys’—fantasies. - Rosalie Lario
I am surely a creature. For what human has two hearts? But I have two hearts— one is always broken; the other is always whole. - C. JoyBell C.
There isn’t a viler creature on earth than a politician who sends the children of others to the war but not his own children! - Mehmet Murat ildan
By acquiescing in an act that causes such suffering to a living creature, who among us is not diminished? - Rachel Carson
Man is the ant of the Universe; He is not an important creature, at least at the moment! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Stupidity is the devil. Look in the eye of a chicken and you'll know. It's the most horrifying, cannibalistic, and nightmarish creature in this world.
So convenient a thing it is to be a reasonable creature, since it enables one to find or make a reason for everything one has a mind to do. - Benjamin Franklin
MAN IS THE CREATURE HE FEARS. - Josh Malerman
No other creature on the face of this planet inflicts more suffering than humans. - Mischa Temaul
When you rise in the morning, form a resolution to make the day a happy one for a fellow creature. - Sydney Smith
Open up and wake up with blazing beauty just remember no one is perfect and you are the most beautiful creature on this planet. - Santosh Kalwar
Man is tormented by no greater anxiety than to find someone quickly to whom he can hand over that great gift of freedom with which the ill-fated creature is born. - Fyodor Dostoevsky
I shall despair. There is no creature loves me; And if I die no soul will pity me: And wherefore should they, since that I myself Find in myself no pity to myself? - William Shakespeare
An artist is someone who cannot rest, who can never rest as long as there is one suffering creature in this world. - Madeleine L'Engle
Man is not the creature of circumstances, circumstances are the creatures of men. We are free agents, and man is more powerful than matter. - Benjamin Disraeli
...if you give such a creature two blows with a whip, there are, indeed, two pains: but there is no co-ordinating self which can recognise that 'I have had two pains'. - C.S. Lewis
To lose the only creature in all his world who ever had manifested love and affection for him was the greatest tragedy he had ever known. - Edgar Rice Burroughs
Man is the only creature for whom being alive isn't enough. - Marty Rubin
But this was different, as if some creature had risen from a corner of my cell and taken over every part of me. It swallowed meaning. I hadn't thought suffering would be like this, so ordinary, so dull, and so endless. - Robyn Cadwallader
Human being is the only creature I found ho does everything he is not suppose to do. - Srinivas Shenoy
Man is mortal. This is his fate. Man pretends not to be mortal. That is his sin. Man is a creature of time and place, whose perspectives and insights are invariably conditioned by his immediate circumstances. - Sylvan Barnet
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