quote by Chief Dan George

If you talk to the animals they will talk with you and you will know each other. If you do not talk to them you will not know them and what you do not know, you will fear. What one fears, one destroys.

— Chief Dan George

Seductive Animal Spirits quotations

Animal spirits quote Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no critici
Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms.

If all the beasts were gone, men would die from a great loneliness of spirit, for whatever happens to the beasts also happens to the man. All things are connected. Whatever befalls the Earth befalls the sons of the Earth.

We must fight against the spirit of unconscious cruelty with which we treat the animals. Animals suffer as much as we do. True humanity does not allow us to impose such sufferings on them. It is our duty to make the whole world recognize it. Until we extend our circle of compassion to all living things, humanity will not find peace.

Animal spirits quote Until the lion learns to write, every story will glorify the hunter.
Until the lion learns to write, every story will glorify the hunter.

We must be full reservoirs in order to let our water spill out without becoming empty, and we must possess the spirit with which we want them to be animated, for no one can give what he does not have.

When those you love die, the best you can do is honor their spirit for as long as you live. You make a commitment that you're going to take whatever lesson that person or animal was trying to teach you, and you make it true in your own life... It's a positive way to keep their spirit alive in the world, by keeping it alive in yourself.


Humans are amphibians - half spirit and half animal.

As spirits they belong to the eternal world, but as animals they inhabit time.

Animal spirits quote It takes nothing away from a human to be kind to an animal.
It takes nothing away from a human to be kind to an animal.

Art is contemplation. It is the pleasure of the mind which searches into nature and which there divines the spirit of which nature herself is animated.

Slavery is dead, but the spirit which animated it still lives.

The markets are moved by animal spirits, and not by reason.

Animal spirits quote Be kind to every kind, not just mankind.
Be kind to every kind, not just mankind.

Yet some can be patriotic who have no self-respect, and sacrifice the greater to the less. They love the soil which makes their graves, but have no sympathy with the spirit which may still animate their clay. Patriotism is a maggot in their heads.


Animal lovers are a special breed of humans, generous of spirit, full of empathy, perhaps a little prone to sentimentality, and with hearts as big as a cloudless sky

I am an animator. I feel like I'm the manager of a animation cinema factory. I am not an executive. I'm rather like a foreman, like the boss of a team of craftsmen. That is the spirit of how I work.

Animal spirits quote Gratitude is the best medicine. It heals your mind, you body and your spirit. An
Gratitude is the best medicine. It heals your mind, you body and your spirit. And attracts more things to be grateful for.

The spirit of Greece, passing through and ascending above the world, hath so animated universal nature, that the very rocks and woods, the very torrents and wilds burst forth with it.

The indifference, callousness and contempt that so many people exhibit toward animals is evil first because it results in great suffering in animals, and second because it results in an incalculably great impoverishment of the human spirit.

I believe that where the love of God is perfected and the true spirit of government watchfully attended to, a tenderness toward all creatures will be experienced, and a care felt in us that we do not lessen that sweetness of life in the animal creation which the Great Creator intends for them under our government.

Animal spirits quote When it is too hard to look back, and you are afraid to look ahead... Look besid
When it is too hard to look back, and you are afraid to look ahead... Look beside you. I'll always be there.

My spirit animal is a monkey. Because I have really long arms and I like being up high.

O ye children of men! The fundamental purpose animating the Faith of God and His Religion is to safeguard the interests and promote the unity of the human race, and to foster the spirit of love and fellowship amongst men.

The evocative power of the drum can be compared to the Trinity.

The drum's frame comes from the trunk of a tree, and that tree has a spirit. It is not dead wood. There is also spirit in the animal skin. If there wasn't, it would not produce sound. Those, plus the spirit of the person playing become an irresistible force.

Animal spirits quote If your dog doesn’t like someone you probably shouldn’t, either.
If your dog doesn’t like someone you probably shouldn’t, either.
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I transmit astral plane harmonies through my brushes into the physical plane.

These otherworld colours are reflected in the alphabet of nature, a grammar in which the symbols are plants, animals, birds, fishes, earth and sky. I am merely a channel for the spirit to utilize, and it is needed by a spirit starved society.

Vegetarianism preserves live, health, peace, the ecology, creates a more equitable distribution of resources, helps to feed the hungry, encourages nonviolence for the animal and human members of the planet, and is a powerful aid for the spiritual transformation of the body, emotions, mind, and spirit.


The great lesson is, that unity is behind all.

Call it God, Love, Spirit. Allah, Jehovah - it is the same unity that animates all life from the lowest animal to the noblest man.

Animal spirits quote We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.

With the true artist, the social formula that he recommends is a matter of secondary importance; the source of his art, its animating spirit, is decisive.

Animals of every kind live on the Other Side, .

. you are not crazy if you feel the spirit of your cat rubbing against your legs, hear the sound of your dog's toenails clicking on the wood floor, or hear the familiar song your bird used to sing. Our pets do come back to visit us.

I acknowledge that history is full of religious wars: but we must distinguish;

it is not the multiplicity of religions which has produced these wars; it was the intolerating spirit which animated that one which thought she had the power of governing.

Animal spirits quote Everything has beauty, but not everyone can see.
Everything has beauty, but not everyone can see.

Investment bubbles and high animal spirits do not materialize out of thin air.

They need extremely favorable economic fundamentals together with free and easy, cheap credit, and they need it for at least two or three years. Importantly, they also need serial pleasant surprises in such critical variables as global GNP growth.


Compassion begets compassion, cruelty begets cruelty.

What we give we will ultimately receive. Nonhumans help make us human. They teach us respect, compassion, and unconditional love. When we mistreat animals, we mistreat ourselves. When we destroy animal spirits and souls, we destroy our own spirits and souls.

Look up, laugh loud, talk big, keep the color in your cheek and the fire in your eye, adorn your person, maintain your health, your beauty and your animal spirits.

Animal spirits quote Animals do speak, but only to those who know how to listen.
Animals do speak, but only to those who know how to listen.

Our thoughts are always pulling us into the future or the past, away from the present. But it is in the present moment that we find Spirit, our essential being and the force that animates all life.

Until Americans feel that their core asset - their homes - are stabilized, they are not going to have the animal spirits and they will continue to have less buying power.

From the windows of my office in Boston .

.. I can see the Golden Stairs from Boston Harbor where all eight of my great-grandparents set foot on this great land for the first time. That immigrant spirit of limitless possibility animates America even today.

Animal spirits quote Respond to every call that excites your spirit.
Respond to every call that excites your spirit.

He will win whose army is animated by the same spirit throughout all its ranks.

Satan is pure spirit. He often appears as something else, to mislead. He appeared to Padre Pio as Jesus, to frighten him. He sometimes appears as a raging animal.

An animal will conquer others. A Spirit-filled man conquers himself - self-discipline , self-control.

Dancing is at once rational & healthful: it gives animal spirits;

it is the natural amusement of young people, & such it has been from the days of Moses.

My spirit animal... probably like a turtle, because I have no concept of time.

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