Quotes: animal

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  • Søren Kierkegaard
    Søren Kierkegaard
    Danish philosopher 1813-1855
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    People commonly travel the world over to see rivers and mountains, new stars, garish birds, freak fish, grotesque breeds of human; they fall into an animal stupor that gapes at existence and they think they have seen something.
  • Harry S. Truman
    Harry S. Truman
    American president 1884-1972
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    The human animal cannot be trusted for anything good except en masse. The combined thought and action of the whole people of any race, creed or nationality, will always point in the right direction.
  • John Le Carre
    John Le Carre
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    A committee is an animal with four back legs.
  • A lot of things in my life changed, but I'm still a party animal. I'm leading the pack.
  • Henry Louis Mencken
    Henry Louis Mencken
    American journalist and critic 1880-1956
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    A politician is an animal which can sit on a fence and yet keep both ears to the ground.
  • Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin Franklin
    American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
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    A single man has not nearly the value he would have in a state of union. He is an incomplete animal. He resembles the odd half of a pair of scissors.
  • Malcolm de Chazal
    Malcolm de Chazal
    French writer 1902-1981
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    Animals awaken, first facially, then bodily. Men's bodies wake before their faces do. The animal sleeps within its body, man sleeps with his body in his mind.
  • As Cuvier could correctly describe a whole animal by the contemplation of a single bone, so the observer who has thoroughly understood one link in a series of incidents should be able to accurately state all the other ones, both before and after.
  • David Herbert Lawrence
    David Herbert Lawrence
    English writer 1885-1930
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    Be a good animal, true to your animal instincts.
  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
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    Beauty depends on size as well as symmetry. No very small animal can be beautiful, for looking at it takes so small a portion of time that the impression of it will be confused. Nor can any very large one, for a whole view of it cannot be had at once, and so there will be no unity and completeness.
  • Alphonse de Lamartine
    Alphonse de Lamartine
    French Poet, Statesman, Historian 1790-1869
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    Brutality to an animal is cruelty to mankind - it is only the difference in the victim.
  • Asa Gray
    Asa Gray
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    But it was soon ascertained that this quaternary matter of the animal body was chemically the same in the plant, was elaborated there, and only appropriated by the animal.
  • But naturalists are now beginning to look beyond this, and to see that there must be some other principle regulating the infinitely varied forms of animal life.
  • Ann Veneman
    Ann Veneman
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    But the fact of the matter is that all scientific evidence would show, based upon what we know about this disease, that muscle cuts - that is, the meat of the animal itself - should not cause any risk to human health.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
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    Cats are autocrats of naked self-interest. They are both amoral and immoral, consciously breaking rules. Their ''evil'' look at such times is no human projection: the cat may be the only animal who savors the perverse or reflects upon it.
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