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Obstacles are like wild animals.
They are cowards but they will bluff you if they can.
If they see you are afraid of them...
they are liable to spring upon you;
but if you look them squarely in the eye,
they will slink out of sight.
- Orison Swett Marden

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Humans are amphibians - half spirit and half animal.
As spirits they belong to the eternal world,
but as animals they inhabit time.
- C. S. Lewis

It's humbling to think that all animals,
including human beings,
are parasites of the plant world.
- Isaac Asimov

Animals, whom we have made our slaves,
we do not like to consider our equal.
- Charles Darwin

 

I Watch Wondrous Cloud Animals Parade My Story.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

For me, going vegan was an ethical and environmental decision.
I'm doing the right thing by the animals.
- Alexandra Paul

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.
- Leo Tolstoy

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I can find God in nature, in animals,
in birds and the environment.
- Pat Buckley

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

Today is my day to practice whimsey,
skip on the beach, and play with the waves,
watch wondrous cloud animals parade my story,
find a magical white bunny down every rabbit hole.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I don't think we're going to save anything if we go
around talking about saving plants and animals only;
we've got to translate that into what's in it for us.
- Jim Fowler

The propensity to truck, barter and exchange one thing
for another is common to all men,
and to be found in no other race of animals.
- Adam Smith

Today is your day to practice whimsey,
skip on the beach, and play with the waves,
watch wondrous cloud animals parade your story,
find a magical white bunny down every rabbit hole.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The greatness of a nation can be judged
by the way its animals are treated.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

When I was younger, my family would go camping and fishing on our ranches.
My dad loves being around all kinds of animals.
He's the one who got me to be a really big animal lover.
- Paris Hilton

Children, cartoon animals, comedians,
and space aliens can get away with saying
what the rest of us are afraid is true,
but are embarrassed to talk about.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A man is ethical only when life, as such, is sacred to him,
that of plants and animals as that of his fellow men,
and when he devotes himself helpfully
to all life that is in need of help.
- Albert Schweitzer

Man is the most intelligent of the animals -
and the most silly.
- Diogenes

I gave my beauty and my youth to men.
I am going to give my wisdom and experience to animals.
- Brigitte Bardot

A person is smart. People are dumb,
panicky dangerous animals and you know it.
Fifteen hundred years ago everybody knew
the Earth was the center of the universe.
Five hundred years ago,
everybody knew the Earth was flat,
and fifteen minutes ago,
you knew that humans were alone on this planet.
Imagine what you'll know tomorrow.
- the movie Men in Black

Animals are such agreeable friends -
they ask no questions; they pass no criticisms.
- George Eliot

God sleeps in the minerals, awakens in plants,
walks in animals, and thinks in man.
- Arthur Young

All our knowledge merely helps us to die a more painful
death than animals that know nothing.
- Maurice Maeterlinck

As I say, the Animals had a particular concept of themselves as a band.
There was an anarchic spirit in it, which was being
flattened by commercial designs,
attitudes, and needs.
- Alan Price

As I listened, it occurred to me that interest in and
affection for the animals that share the planet with
us may be a more unifying force than any other.
- Nick Clooney

I've always been fascinated by the way that children
and animals suffer stoically in a way that I don't think adults do.
- Rebecca Miller

I hope to make people realize how totally helpless animals are,
how dependent on us, trusting as a child must that
we will be kind and take care of their needs.
- James Herriot

I love sports.
I love animals.
I love kids.
I want to save the world.
So how do I combine all those things? I don't know.
- Joan Jett

Animals are in possession of themselves;
their soul is in possession of their body.
But they have no right to their life,
because they do not will it.
- Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

I really love animals and enjoy working with them.
- Emma Watson

Books have the same enemies as people:
fire,
humidity, animals, weather, and their own content.
- Paul Valery

For the animals, they came from the University in Uppsala
and all different kinds of clinics here.
- Lennart Nilsson

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

I love animals and I love to see movies with animals
that are done respectfully,
you know?
- Kristin Davis

It wasn't a problem for me drawing humans although
I had originally come to the studio with the idea that
what I had to offer them was my knowledge in the drawing of animals.
- Marc Davis

It's been my dream to have four babies by 30.
I look after animals, so I'd have a lot to give my kids.
- Paris Hilton

Never work with kids or animals.
- Cat Deeley

Animals don't have anyone to protect them.
If we don't stand up, the people who are harming animals will never get stopped.
- Paul Rodriguez

Mercy to animals means mercy to mankind.
- Henry Bergh

I love animals, always have, and it seemed natural to help the ASPCA.
Animals have no voice of their own, so we have to be that voice.
- Laurell K. Hamilton

Zoo animals are ambassadors for their cousins in the wild.
- Jack Hanna

The problem with experiments has always been that human
beings make the decisions on whether or not the animals
have benefitted from the treatment.
- James Randi

In a few generations more, there will probably be no
room at all allowed for animals on the earth:
no need of them,
no toleration of them.
- Marie Louise

Nature makes only dumb animals.
We owe the fools to society.
- Honore de Balzac

The Animals were a very separate and dissonant group at the time.
We came from different backgrounds, different areas -
we didn't even come from the same town,
basically.
- Alan Price

We lavish on animals the love we are afraid to show to people.
They might not return it; or worse, they might.
- Mignon McLaughlin

Without a notion of the transcendental,
human beings would, indeed, be animals;
however,
only fools can be convinced of it, and only degenerates need such a conviction.
- Franz Grillparzer

Animals often strike us as passionate machines.
- Eric Hoffer

Always wanted to be an actress or work with animals
and now I get to do both.
- Julia Barr

The human young must learn to perceive these affordances,
in some degree at least, but the young of some animals
do not have time to learn the ones that are crucial for survival.
- James J. Gibson

As you may know, some of the stereotyped behaviors
exhibited by autistic children are also found in zoo
animals who are raised in a barren environment.
- Temple Grandin

The most important of all rights is the right to life,
and I cannot foresee a day when domesticated animals
will be granted that right in law.
- J. M. Coetzee

Research has shown that a barren environment is much
more damaging to baby animals than it is to adult animals.
It does not hurt the adult animals the same way it damages babies.
- Temple Grandin

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

The main peculiarity which distinguishes man from other
animals is the means of his support-the power which
he possesses of very greatly increasing these means.
- Thomas Malthus

Having my animals or my children with me exorcises
that feeling of not being wanted.
- Eartha Kitt

Part of my plan was not only to introduce all useful
animals that I possibly could into this part of Australia,
but also the most valuable plants of every description.
- George Grey

Men feel that cruelty to the poor is a kind of cruelty to animals.
They never feel that it is an injustice to equals;
nay it is treachery to comrades.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

The best thing about animals is that they don't talk much.
- Thornton Wilder

People are always the start for me...
animals, when I can get into their heads,
gods, supernatural beings, immortals,
the dead...
these are all people to me.
- Tanith Lee

We were in all four men with eight animals;
for besides the spare horses led by Shaw and myself,
an additional mule was driven along with us as a reserve in case of accident.
- Francis Parkman

Most of what you see now emphasizes animals being dangerous to humans.
- Jim Fowler

To err is human also in so far as animals seldom or never err,
or at least only the cleverest of them do so.
- Georg C. Lichtenberg

Animals mean everything to me.
We have to be their voice and protectors.
- Shannon Elizabeth

I like animals.
I like natural history.
The travel bit is not the important bit.
The travel bit is what you have to do in order to go and look at animals.
- David Attenborough

But I'm very happy with my life the way it has been turning out.
A little time in the country, a little time with the
animals and working on behalf of them.
- Mary Tyler Moore

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.
- Pythagoras

Independence is all very well, but we animals never
allow our friends to make fools of themselves beyond a certain limit;
and that limit you've reached.
- Kenneth Grahame

I'm interested in raw land and trees and fresh air
and rivers and lots of animals around them.
- Kent McCord

Ever occur to you why some of us can be this much concerned
with animals suffering? Because government is not.
Why not? Animals don't vote.
- Paul Harvey

They are the most fascinating, intelligent,
resourceful, adaptable animals I have ever seen.
Grizzlies are a real symbol of true wildness.
- Jim Cole


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