Desmond Morris Quotes


10 Desmond Morris quotes:



"No matter how old we become, we can still call them "Holy Mother" and "Father" and put a child-like trust in them."
"We are, to put it mildly, in a mess, and there is a strong chance that we shall have exterminated ourselves by the end of the century. Our only consolation will have to be that, as a species, we have had an exciting term of office."
Author: Morris Quotes Category: Humankind Quotes
"Clearly, then, the city is not a concrete jungle, it is a human zoo."
"Biologically speaking, if something bites you it's more likely to be female."
"The city is not a concrete jungle, it is a human zoo."
"This unusual and highly successful species spends a great deal of time examining his higher motives and an equal amount of time ignoring his fundamental ones."
"Artists like cats; soldiers like dogs."
"No matter how old we become, we can still call them 'Holy Mother' and 'Father' and put a child-like trust in them."
Author: Morris Quotes Category: Faith Quotes
"I viewed my fellow man not as a fallen angel, but as a risen ape."
"We never stop investigating. We are never satisfied that we know enough to get by. Every question we answer leads on to another question. This has become the greatest survival trick of our species."
Author: Morris Quotes Category: Curiosity Quotes



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