Quotes by beasts

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  • Luigi Pirandello
    Luigi Pirandello
    Italian Author, Playwright 1867-1936
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    Every true man, sir, who is a little above the level of the beasts and plants does not live for the sake of living, without knowing how to live; but he lives so as to give a meaning and a value of his own to life.
  • Fjodor M. Dostojewski
    Fjodor M. Dostojewski
    Russisch writer 1821-1881
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    Love all that has been created by God, both the whole and every grain of sand. Love every leaf and every ray of light. Love the beasts and the birds, love the plants, love every separate fragment. If you love each fragment, you will understand the mystery of the whole resting in God.
  • A. D. Hope
    A. D. Hope
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    Adam had learned the jolly deed of kind:
    He took her in his arms and there and then
    Like the clean beasts, embracing from behind,
    Began in joy to found the breed of men.
    Source: Imperial Adam (l. 25-28)
  • Alfred Noyes
    Alfred Noyes
    English poet, short-story writer and playwright 1880-1958
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    At a certain stage in his evolution, man himself had been able to lay hold upon a higher order of things, which raised him above the level of the beasts that perish, and enabled him to see, at least in the distance, the shining towers of the City of God.
  • Alighieri Dante
    Alighieri Dante
    Italian philosopher and poet 1265-1321
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    Consider your breed; you were not made to live like beasts, but to follow virtue and knowledge.
  • Max Lerner
    Max Lerner
    American Author, Columnist 1902-
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    Either men will learn to live like brothers, or they will die like beasts.
  • Jonathan Swift
    Jonathan Swift
    English writer 1667-1745
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    Human brutes, like other beasts, find snares and poison in the provision of life, and are allured by their appetites to their destruction.
  • Jules Renard
    Jules Renard
    French writer 1864-1910
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    I finally know what distinguishes man from the other beasts: financial worries.
  • David Gemmell
    David Gemmell
    British author of heroic fantasy 1948-2006
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    I may be stupid, as you say, to believe in honour and friendship and loyalty without price. But these are virtues to be cherished, for without them we are no more than beasts roaming the land.
    Source: Troy: Shield Of Thunder (1990) 371
  • Doris Day
    Doris Day
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    If it's true that men are such beasts, this must account for the fact that most women are animal lovers.
  • Seneca
    Seneca
    Roman philosopher, statesman and playwright 5 BC - 65 A.D.
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    If sensuality were happiness, beasts were happier than men; but human felicity is lodged in the soul, not in the flesh.
  • C. S. Lewis
    C. S. Lewis
    Irish novelist and poet 1898-1963
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    If we cut up beasts simply because they cannot prevent us and because we are backing our own side in the struggle for existence, it is only logical to cut up imbeciles, criminals, enemies, or capitalists for the same reasons.
  • Alexander Pope
    Alexander Pope
    English poet 1688-1744
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    Let sinful bachelors their woes deplore; full well they merit all they feel, and more: unaw by precepts, human or divine, like birds and beasts, promiscuously they join.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    Nature teaches beasts to know their friends.
    Source: The Tragedy of Coriolanus II, 1
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    O God, that men should put an enemy in their mouths to steal away their brains! That we should with joy, pleasance, revel, and applause transform ourselves into beasts!
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