Until the lion learns how to write, every story will glorify the hunter.
The early bird gets the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese.
Every animal knows more than you do.
Of all the animals that we have domesticated, the most important animal that we've domesticated has been us.
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I distrust camels, and anyone else who can go a week without a drink.
A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love yourself.
Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms.
Always remember, a cat looks down on man, a dog looks up to man, but a pig will look man right in the eye and see his equal.
Man is a clever animal who behaves like an imbecile.
Man is a goal seeking animal. His life only has meaning if he is reaching out and striving for his goals.
Mankind differs from the animals only by a little and most people throw that away.
An eagle does not catch flies.
I died a mineral, and became a plant.
I died a plant and rose an animal. I died an animal and I was man. Why should I fear? When was I less by dying?
It takes nothing away from a human to be kind to an animal.
Religion is the masterpiece of the art of animal training, for it trains people as to how they shall think.
The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.
Happiness is a warm puppy.
Four legs good, two legs bad.
In the animal kingdom, the rule is, eat or be eaten; in the human kingdom, define or be defined.
If animals could speak, the dog would be a blundering outspoken fellow;
but the cat would have the rare grace of never saying a word too much.
Animals do speak, but only to those who know how to listen.
At his best, man is the noblest of all animals; separated from law and justice he is the worst.
Man is the only animal that can remain on friendly terms with the victims he intends to eat until he eats them.
Poetry is the journal of a sea animal living on land, wanting to fly in the sky.
Self-interest is but the survival of the animal in us.
Humanity only begins for man with self-surrender.
Man, an animal that makes bargains.
I like pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals.
If your dog doesn’t like someone you probably shouldn’t, either.
Animals are such agreeable friends, they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms.
Don't accept your dog's admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful.
The poor dog, in life the firmest friend. The first to welcome, foremost to defend.
If it wasn't for dogs, some people would never go for a walk.
Man is a reasoning rather than a reasonable animal.
Heaven goes by favor. If it went by merit, you would stay out and your dog would go in.
Until one has loved an animal, a part of one's soul remains unawakened.
A family is a unit composed not only of children but of men, women, an occasional animal, and the common cold.
People are beginning to see that the first requisite to success in life is to be a good animal.
All animals are equalBut some animals are more equal than others
Cats and monkeys; monkeys and cats; all human life is there.
No matter how eloquently a dog may bark, he cannot tell you that his parents were poor, but honest.
Experience demands that man is the only animal which devours his own kind, for I can apply no milder term to the general prey of the rich on the poor.
When it is too hard to look back, and you are afraid to look ahead... Look beside you. I'll always be there.
Of all the ways of defining man, the worst is the one which makes him out to be a rational animal.
Mankind are animals that makes bargains, no other animal does this.
Man is a make-believe animal -- he is never so truly himself as when he is acting a part.
The fatter the flea the leaner the dog.
Those who wish to pet and baby wild animals, love them.
But those who respect their natures and wish to let them live normal lives, love them more.
The better I know men the more I admire dogs.
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.
Let us never forget that the greatest man is never more than an animal disguised as a god.
Man is the only animal for whom his own existence is a problem which he has to solve.
Man is the only animal of which I am thoroughly and cravenly afraid of.
I've heard it said that the most dangerous animal on the planet is the adolescent male.
Lots of people talk to animals...Not very many listen though...that's the problem.
Eagles do not beget Doves.
The owl of ignorance lays the egg of pride.