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Inspirational Quotes about Animals

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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

Related topics: Positive Motivational

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

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Cloud Animals: Be a Child Again.
I remember warm summer afternoons,
laying in the shade of a maple tree in the back yard
of my Connecticut home watching the clouds for hours.
As those clouds formed dragons and foxes, clowns and angels,
I traveled across space and time.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I'm lucky because I have a job I love.
I really miss being away from home, being in my own bed,
seeing my animals and siblings, having my moms cookies.
I have a couple cats.
I got a kitten about a year ago and now Im going on
the road so I wont see him for a while.
I feel bad.
- Michelle Branch

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

I'm concentrating on staying healthy,
having peace, being happy, remembering what is important,
taking in nature and animals, spending time reading,
trying to understand the universe, where science and the spiritual meet.
- Joan Jett

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

But if you really want to learn about life,
get a cat.
The way I think people should relate to animals is with a cat.
Because the world is his.
- James Cromwell

First there was the theatre of people and animals,
then of people and the devil.
Now we need the theatre of people and people.
- Edward Bond

Making lasting gifts for animals in our estate plans
is perhaps the single most important thing we can do
to ensure animals have the strongest possible voice for their protection.
- Bea Arthur

Recording an album and doing it live are like two different animals.
There are some people that are great singers live,
horrible in the studio.
- Frank Stallone

In all works on Natural History, we constantly find
details of the marvellous adaptation of animals to their food,
their habits, and the localities in which they are found.
- Alfred Russel Wallace

The behavior of men to the lower animals,
and their behavior to each other, bear a constant relationship.
- Herbert Spencer

I like animals because they are not consciously cruel
and don't betray each other.
- Taylor Caldwell

We do not need to eat animals, wear animals,
or use animals for entertainment purposes,
and our only defense of these uses is our pleasure,
amusement, and convenience.
- Gary L. Francione

All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.
- George Orwell

Predators make it much more difficult to find consensus.
It's a lot easier to agree about birds and plants than
about animals that endanger people and livestock.
- Gale Norton

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

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

Animals speak with pure affection.
It's important to me to get something going in NY so
we can get to be a no-kill city,
and give the animals homes and more attention and love.
- Bernadette Peters

Man can acquire accomplishments or he can become an animal,
whichever he wants.
God makes the animals, man makes himself.
- Alfred North Whitehead

All too often, academic departments defend their territory
with the passion of cornered animals,
though with far less justification.
- Bruce Jackson

Cruelty to men and to the lower animals as well,
which would have passed unnoticed a century ago,
now shocks the sensibilities and is regarded as wicked and degrading.
- Elihu Root

Materialist philosophies that treat human beings as
machines or animals possess the high ground in our culture -
academia,
the most powerful media and many of our courts.
- Marvin Olasky

Animals often strike us as passionate machines.
- Eric Hoffer

Because animals are property, we consider as "humane
treatment" that we would regard as torture if it were inflicted on humans.
- Gary L. Francione

The thing that differentiates man from animals is money.
- Gertrude Stein

Nothing can be more obvious than that all animals were
created solely and exclusively for the use of man.
- Thomas Love Peacock

Animals, in their generation, are wiser than the sons of men;
but their wisdom is confined to a few particulars,
and lies in a very narrow compass.
- Joseph Addison

I blame it on Walt Disney, where animals are given human qualities.
People don't understand that a wild animal is not something that is nice to pat.
It can seriously harm you.
- James Cameron

I've always had a fascination for animals.
I loved watching them, and even then I thought of them
as beings rather than pets.
I call it a birth affect!
- Tippi Hedren

Never work with kids or animals.
- Cat Deeley

Pet lovers know that animals sometimes understand us better than we do,
and the annals of human sin and desire provide plenty
of stories to drive the point home.
- Tony Snow

I couldn't watch Tom and Jerry.
The cruelty was too much.
I had all these strange images, of tiny animals,
all mixed up.
- Julie Walters

Keep fighting for animals by making compassionate,
cruelty-free choices every day and encouraging those
around you to do the same.
- Bea Arthur

I have always brought home stray animals -
everything from squirrels to wild rabbits to foxes and turtles.
- Amy Weber

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

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

People's hearts are like wild animals.
They attach their selves to those that love and train them.
- Ali ibn Abi Talib

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

I love very much to draw animals.
- Josef Albers

Morality, as has often been pointed out,
is antecedent to religion-it even exists in a rudimentary form among animals.
- Herbert Read

Wild animals would not stay in a country where there were so many people.
Pa did not like to stay, either.
He liked a country where the wild animals lived without being afraid.
- Laura Ingalls Wilder

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

He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men.
We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
- Immanuel Kant

It is much easier to show compassion to animals.
They are never wicked.
- Haile Selassie

Those who actually hate animals to the point of being
cruel to them are outcasts to the rest of us,
no matter where in the world they live.
- Nick Clooney

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

I don't look like a desert person because I stay indoors
most of the day and fool around at night.
That's what the desert animals do - they don't have a tan either.
- Don Van Vliet

Peter's fear of the animals which were shown him was
probably not a directly conditioned fear.
- Mary C. Jones

Drinking when we are not thirsty and making love at all seasons,
madam: that is all there is to distinguish us from other animals.
- Pierre Beaumarchais

Mercy to animals means mercy to mankind.
- Henry Bergh

Fork: An instrument used chiefly for the purpose of
putting dead animals into the mouth.
- Ambrose Bierce


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