Animals Quotes

429 Animals quotes:

"They do not sweat and whine about their condition, they do not lie awake in the dark and weep for their sins, they do not make me sick discussing their duty to God, not one is dissatisfied, not one is demented with the mania of owning things, not one kneels to another, nor to his kind that lived thousands of years ago."
Author: Whitman Quotes Category: Animals Quotes
"Of all God's creatures there is only one that cannot be made the slave of the lash. That one is the cat. If man could be crossed with a cat it would improve man, but it would deteriorate the cat."
Author: Twain Quotes Category: Animals Quotes
"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"
Author: Twain Quotes Category: Animals Quotes Cool Quotes
"Of all the wonders of nature, a tree in summer is perhaps the most remarkable; with the possible exception of a moose singing ''Embraceable You'' in spats."
"No matter how eloquently a dog may bark, he cannot tell you that his parents were poor, but honest."
Author: Russell Quotes Category: Animals Quotes
"What is a country without rabbits and partridges? They are among the most simple and indigenous animal products; ancient and venerable families known to antiquity as to modern times; of the very hue and substance of Nature, nearest allied to leaves and to the ground."
Author: Thoreau Quotes Category: Animals Quotes
"The keeping of bees is like the direction of sunbeams."
"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"
"Some men there are love not a gaping pig, some that are mad if they behold a cat, and others when the bagpipe sings I the nose cannot contain their urine."
"I have been studying the traits and dispositions of the "lower animals" (so called) and contrasting them with the traits and dispositions of man. I find the result humiliating to me."
Author: Twain Quotes Category: Animals Quotes
"The walking of man and all animals, is a falling forward"
Author: Emerson Quotes Category: Animals Quotes
"Mankind differs from the animals only by a little and most people throw that away."
Author: Confucius Quotes Category: Animals Quotes
"Not one or two, Subhuti, not one or two, but all the beings - men, women, animals, birds, trees, rocks. All the beings in the world. One should create such a determination that `I will lead all of them into nirvana'."
Author: Buddha Quotes Category: Animals Quotes
"Aerodynamically, the bumble bee shouldn't be able to fly, but the bumble bee doesn't know it so it goes on flying anyway."
"Who can guess how much industry and providence and affection we have caught from the pantomime of brutes?"
"Animals have these advantages over man: They have no theologians to instruct them, their funerals cost them nothing, and no one starts lawsuits over their wills."
Author: Voltaire Quotes Category: Animals Quotes
"Don't cast your pearls before swine"
Author: Proverb Quotes Category: Animals Quotes
"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."
Author: Aristotle Quotes Category: Animals Quotes
"Of all the animals, the boy is the most unmanageable"
Author: Plato Quotes Category: Animals Quotes
"Man is the most intelligent of the animals -- and the most silly."
Author: Diogenes Quotes Category: Animals Quotes

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