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Animals Quotes

Books have the same enemies as people: fire, humidity, animals, weather, and their own content.
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Josh Billings
A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself.
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Winston Churchill
I like pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals.
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Jo Brand
British ferries have stopped transporting live animals to the Continent. This has made it very difficult for England fans to get to away matches.
Jo Brand Permalink
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Arthur Schopenhauer
The assumption that animals are without rights and the illusion that our treatment of them has no moral significance is a positively outrageous example of Western crudity and barbarity. Universal compassion is the only guarantee of morality." - Arthur Schopenhauer, German philosopher
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There would have been a lot more vegetation. There was more food available for grazing animals, and therefore more carnivores.
Danny Walker Permalink
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William Osler
The desire to take medicine is perhaps the greatest feature which distinguishes man from animals.
William Osler Permalink
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It is inexcusable for scientists to torture animals; let them make their experiments on journalists and politicians.
Henrik Ibsen Permalink
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The trials have so far yielded excellent preliminary indications and will be followed by trials on animals with cancer.
Jeffrey Gordon Permalink
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Mark Twain
Ignorant people think it's the noise which fighting cats make that is so aggravating, but it ain't so; it's the sickening grammar they use
Mark Twain Permalink
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Pamela Anderson
Like most people, I don't want to support cruelty to animals, whether it's forcing horses to race for our amusement or scalding chickens alive for our plate. We have to be more evolved than this.
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The fate of animals is of greater importance to me than the fear of appearing ridiculous; it is indissolubly connected with the fate of men.
Emile Zola Permalink
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The rain water enlivens all living beings of the earth both movable (insects, animals, humans, etc.) and immovable (plants, trees, etc.), and then returns to the ocean it value multiplied a million fold.
Chanakya Permalink
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Abraham Maslow
If you treat your children at home in the same way you treat your animals in the lab, your wife will scratch your eyes out. My wife ferociously warned me against experimenting on her babies.
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George Bernard Shaw
Animals are my friends, and I don't eat my friends
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James Thurber
If I have any beliefs about immortality, it is that certain dogs I have known will go to heaven, and very, very few persons.
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Elderly gentlemen, gentle in all respects, kind to animals, beloved by children, and fond of music, are found in lonely corners of the downs, hacking at sandpits or tussocks of grass, and muttering in a blind, ungovernable fury elaborate maledictions which could not be extracted from them by robbery or murder. Men who would face torture without a word become blasphemous at the short fourteenth. It is clear that the game of golf may well be included in that category of intolerable provocations which may legally excuse or mitigate behavior not otherwise excusable.
P. Herbert Permalink
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Lou Brock
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 Permalink
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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 Permalink
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Albert Schweitzer
The time will come when public opinion will no longer tolerate amusements based on the mistreatment and killing of animals. The time will come, but when? When will we reach the point that hunting, the pleasure in killing animals for sport, will be regarded as a mental aberration?
Albert Schweitzer Permalink
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The fatter the flea the leaner the dog.
German Proverb Permalink
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Mark Twain
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 Permalink
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Rose Kennedy
Birds sing after a storm; why shouldn't people feel as free to delight in whatever remains to them?
Rose Kennedy Permalink
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We know we don't count all animals but the counts are good indicators. We also use computer models based on information collected during the hunting season.
Craig McLaughlin Permalink
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Maybe one day when we remember that we are animals, we will stop killing eachother like human beings.
Camillo Bica Permalink
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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 Permalink
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Adam Smith
Man is an animal that makes bargains: no other animal does this - no dog exchanges bones with another.
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Victor Hugo
From the oyster to the eagle, from the swine to the tiger, all animals are to be found in men and each of them exists in some man, sometimes several at the time. Animals are nothing but the portrayal of our virtues and vices made manifest to our eyes, the visible reflections of our souls. God displays them to us to give us food for thought.
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Samuel Butler
All of the animals except for man know that the principle business of life is to enjoy it.
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Albert Schweitzer
Man is a clever animal who behaves like an imbecile.
Albert Schweitzer Permalink
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