Quotes by elephant
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British writer 1899-1973
I have a memory like an elephant. In fact, elephants often consult me.
British psychologist 1859-1939
It is curious how there seems to be an instinctive disgust in Man for his nearest ancestors and relations. If only Darwin could conscientiously have traced man back to the Elephant or the Lion or the Antelope, how much ridicule and prejudice would have been spared to the doctrine of Evolution.
American comic actor 1895-1977
One morning I shot an elephant in my pajamas. How he got into my pajamas I'll never know.
English veteran broadcaster and naturalist 1926-
The question is, are we happy to suppose that our grandchildren may never be able to see an elephant except in a picture book?
There is no such thing as a perfect leader either in the past or present, in China or elsewhere. If there is one, he is only pretending, like a pig inserting scallions into its nose in an effort to look like an elephant.
American statesman 1809-1865
When you have got an elephant by the hind leg, and he is trying to run away, it's best to let him run.Source: Recollections of the Civil War (1898) door C.A. Dana
American rock musician 1940-
Do we really want to know how Michael Jackson makes his music? No. We want to understand why he needs the bones of the Elephant Man - and, until he tells us, it doesn't make too much difference whether or not he really is ''bad.''
Spanish painter sculptor 1881-1973
God is really only another artist. He invented the giraffe, the elephant, and the cat. He has no real style. He just keeps on trying other things.