Quotes by animals

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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Bruce Jackson
    Bruce Jackson
    American folklorist, documentary filmmaker and writer 1936-
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    All too often, academic departments defend their territory with the passion of cornered animals, though with far less justification.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    Animals are my friends... and I don't eat my friends.
  • Alfred A. Montapert
    Alfred A. Montapert
    American writer
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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.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
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    Animals are such agreeable friends, they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms.
  • Voltaire
    Voltaire
    French writer and philosopher (ps. of François Marie Arouet) 1694-1778
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    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.
  • Bernadette Peters
    Bernadette Peters
    American actress, singer, and author 1948-
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    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.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    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.
  • Brigitte Bardot
    Brigitte Bardot
    French actress, singer and dancer 1934-
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    China once again disgusts the world, portraying the image of a cruel, perverted people devoid of any feelings towards animals.
  • 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.
  • Romain Rolland
    Romain Rolland
    French writer 1866-1944
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    I know at last what distinguishes man from animals; financial worries.
  • Anne Tyler
    Anne Tyler
    American novelist and short story writer 1941-
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    I've always thought a hotel ought to offer optional small animals. I mean a cat to sleep on your bed at night, or a dog of some kind to act pleased when you come in. You ever notice how a hotel room feels so lifeless?
  • 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.
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