Quotes: animals

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  • George Orwell
    George Orwell
    English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
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    All animals are created equal, but some are more equal than others.
  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
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    At his best, man is the noblest of all animals; separated from law and justice he is the worst.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    I have no doubt that it is a part of the destiny of the human race, in its gradual improvement, to leave off eating animals, as surely as the savage tribes have left off eating each other when they came in contact with the more civilized.
  • Jean Baudrillard
    Jean Baudrillard
    French sociologist, philosopher and cultural theorist 1929-2007
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    If everything is perfect, language is useless. This is true for animals. If animals don't speak, it's because everything's perfect for them. If one day they start to speak, it will be because the world has lost a certain sort of perfection.
  • Ouida
    Ouida
    English novelist, pseudonym of Maria Louise Ramé 1839-1908
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    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. An immense agony will have then ceased, but with it there will also have passed away the last smile of the world's youth.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    There is not, in my opinion, anything more mysterious in nature than this instinct in animals, which thus rise above reason, and yet fall infinitely short of it.
  • George Orwell
    George Orwell
    English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
    George Orwell
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    All animals are created equal, but some are more equal than others.
  • Albert Schweitzer
    Albert Schweitzer
    German theologian and doctor 1875-1965
    Albert Schweitzer
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    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.
  • George Orwell
    George Orwell
    English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
    George Orwell
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    All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.
  • Samuel Butler
    Samuel Butler
    English poet 1612-1680
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    All animals except man know that the ultimate of life is to enjoy it.
  • Samuel Butler
    Samuel Butler
    English poet 1612-1680
    Samuel Butler
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    All animals, except man, know that the principal business of life is to enjoy it.
  • Maurice Maeterlinck
    Maurice Maeterlinck
    Belgian playwright, poet and essayist 1862-1949
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    All our knowledge merely helps us to die a more painful death than animals that know nothing.
  • Shirley Lord
    Shirley Lord
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    Animals are considered as property only. To destroy or to abuse them, from malice to the proprietor, or with an intention injurious to his interest in them, is criminal. But the animals themselves are without protection. The law regards them not substantively. They have no RIGHTS!
  • Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
    Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
    German philosopher 1770-1831
    Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
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    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.
  • Alfred A. Montapert
    Alfred A. Montapert
    American writer
    Alfred A. Montapert
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    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.
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