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  1. Picture quote by George Eliot about animals

    Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms. ⏤ George Eliot

  2. Picture quote by Sayings about animals

    Animals do speak, but only to those who know how to listen. ⏤ Sayings

  3. Picture quote by Unknown about animals

    When it is too hard to look back, and you are afraid to look ahead... Look beside you. I'll always be there. ⏤ Unknown

  4. Picture quote by Clara Bow about behavior

    The more I see of men, the more I like dogs. ⏤ Clara Bow

  5. Picture quote by Hippocrates about soul

    The soul is the same in all living creatures although the body of each is different. ⏤ Hippocrates

  6. Picture quote by Immanuel Kant about treatment

    We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals. ⏤ Immanuel Kant

  7. Picture quote about animals

    Every animal on earth is a living being with feelings, emotions, and a family life. Just like you and me.

  8. Picture quote by George Jean Nathan about love

    Love is the emotion that a woman feels always for a poodle dog and sometimes for a man. ⏤ George Jean Nathan

  9. Picture quote by Jonathan Swift about animals

    Every dog must have his day. ⏤ Jonathan Swift

  10. Picture quote by Mark Twain about people

    When a man loves cats, I am his friend and comrade without further introduction. ⏤ Mark Twain

  11. Picture quote by Ricky Gervais about animals

    If you enjoy seeing an animal terrified or in pain you are a cunt. ⏤ Ricky Gervais

  12. Picture quote by Anthony D. Williams about attitude

    Be kind to every kind, not just mankind. ⏤ Anthony D. Williams

  13. Picture quote by George Carlin about animals

    What do dogs do on their day off? They can't lie around, thats their job! ⏤ George Carlin

  14. Picture quote by Doug Larson about love

    A child is a person who can't understand why someone would give away a perfectly good kitten. ⏤ Doug Larson

  15. Picture quote by African Proverbs about expression

    Until the lion learns to write, every story will glorify the hunter. ⏤ African Proverbs

  16. Picture quote by Anthony D. Williams about respect

    When we learn to respect all life, we learn to love all life. ⏤ Anthony D. Williams

  17. Picture quote by Anthony D. Williams about nature

    How can we expect wild animals to survive if we give them nowhere in the wild to live. ⏤ Anthony D. Williams

  18. Picture quote about world

    The earth is our house too.

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The early bird gets the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese.

Willie Nelson

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

Immanuel Kant

I distrust camels, and anyone else who can go a week without a drink.

Joe E. Lewis

A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love yourself.

Josh Billings

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.

Winston Churchill

As long as there are slaughterhouses there will be battlefields.

Leo Tolstoy

If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and a man.

Mark Twain

Man is a clever animal who behaves like an imbecile.

Albert Schweitzer

Mankind differs from the animals only by a little and most people throw that away.


An eagle does not catch flies.


The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.

Mahatma Gandhi

Happiness is a warm puppy.

Charles M. Schulz

Four legs good, two legs bad.

George Orwell

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.

Mark Twain

Man is the only animal that can remain on friendly terms with the victims he intends to eat until he eats them.

Samuel Butler

At his best, man is the noblest of all animals; separated from law and justice he is the worst.


Don't accept your dog's admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful.

Ann Landers

I like pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals.

Winston Churchill

You think those dogs will not be in heaven! I tell you they will be there long before any of us.

Robert Louis Stevenson

Animals are such agreeable friends, they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms.

George Eliot

If it wasn't for dogs, some people would never go for a walk.


Heaven goes by favor. If it went by merit, you would stay out and your dog would go in.

Mark Twain

The poor dog, in life the firmest friend. The first to welcome, foremost to defend.

Lord Byron

No matter how eloquently a dog may bark, he cannot tell you that his parents were poor, but honest.

Bertrand Russell

Cats and monkeys; monkeys and cats; all human life is there.

Henry James

Lots of people talk to animals...Not very many listen though...that's the problem.

Benjamin Hoff

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.

Edwin Way Teale

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.


The better I know men the more I admire dogs.


Animals don't hate, and we're supposed to be better than them.

Elvis Presley

The cow is of the bovine ilk: One end is moo, the other, milk.

Ogden Nash

Eagles do not beget Doves.


Nothing can be more obvious than that all animals were created solely and exclusively for the use of man.

Thomas Love Peacock

The owl of ignorance lays the egg of pride.


Meow” means “woof” in cat.

George Carlin

Until one has loved an animal, a part of one's soul remains unawakened.

Anatole France

Be a good animal, true to your animal instincts.

D. H. Lawrence

Be as a bird perched on a frail branch that she feels bending beneath her, still she sings away all the same, knowing she has wings.

Victor Hugo

A fence should be horse high, hog tight and bull strong.


Bats have no bankers and they do not drink and cannot be arrested and pay no tax and, in general, bats have it made.

John Berryman

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.

Joseph Addison

The dog is the god of frolic.

Henry Ward Beecher

Animals are my friends...and I don't eat my friends.

George Bernard Shaw

The best thing about animals is they don't talk much.

Thornton Wilder

Happiness to a dog is what lies on the other side of a door.

Charleton Jr. Ogburn

The following general definition of an animal: a system of different organic molecules that have combined with one another, under the impulsion of a sensation similar to an obtuse and muffled sense of touch given to them by the creator of matter as a whole, until each one of them has found the most suitable position for its shape and comfort.

Denis Diderot

Who can guess how much industry and providence and affection we have caught from the pantomime of brutes?

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Poor little Foal of an oppressed race! I love the languid patience of thy face.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Of all the wonders of nature, a tree in summer is perhaps the most remarkable; with the possible exception of a moose singing Embraceable You in spats.

Woody Allen

Man is an animal which, alone among the animals, refuses to be satisfied by the fulfillment of animal desires.

Alexander Graham Bell

Drinking, when we are not thirsty and making love all year round, madam; that is all there is to distinguish us from other animals.

Pierre De Beaumarchais

Road to hell paved in unbought stuffed dogs. Not my fault.

Ernest Hemingway

Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read.

Groucho Marx

A camel is a horse designed by a committee.


The dog is the most faithful of animals and would be much esteemed were it not so common. Our Lord God has made His greatest gifts the commonest.

Martin Luther

Animals are stylized characters in a kind of old saga -- stylized because even the most acute of them have little leeway as they play out their parts.

Edward Hoagland

We know what the animals do, what are the needs of the beaver, the bear, the salmon, and other creatures, because long ago men married them and acquired this knowledge from their animal wives. Today the priests say we lie, but we know better.

American Indian Proverbs

Animals awaken, first facially, then bodily. Men's bodies wake before their faces do. The animal sleeps within its body, man sleeps with his body in his mind.

Malcolm De Chazal

The lower animals, like man, manifestly feel pleasure and pain, happiness and misery. Happiness is never better exhibited than by young animals, such as puppies, kittens, lambs, &c., when playing together, like our own children. Even insects play together, as has been described by that excellent observer, P. Huber, who saw ants chasing and pretending to bite each other, like so many puppies.

Charles Darwin

It's part of our pop culture to give animals human personalities and talents.

Neil deGrasse Tyson

Of course, animals have to be killed for food or to prevent their doing injury to others or to property. But such killing is too often carried out without regard to the pain inflicted.

Robert Baden-Powell

I have held healthy respects of bears along with assorted crocodiles, snakes and lots of other animals. You know, bears are dangerous, you have to be super careful.

Bear Grylls

Cows are amongst the gentlest of breathing creatures; none show more passionate tenderness to their young when deprived of them; and, in short, I am not ashamed to profess a deep love for these quiet creatures.

Thomas De Quincey

It wasn't a problem for me drawing humans although I had originally come to the studio with the idea that what I had to offer them was my knowledge in the drawing of animals.

Marc Davis

What an ugly beast the ape, and how like us.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

I have from an early age abjured the use of meat, and the time will come when men such as I will look upon the murder of animals as they now look upon the murder of men.

Dmitry Merezhkovsky

I don't think we're going to save anything if we go around talking about saving plants and animals only; we've got to translate that into what's in it for us.

Jim Fowler

Anybody who hates dogs and babies can't be all bad.

Leo Rosten

Birds are the last of the dinosaurs. Tiny velociraptors with wings. Devouring defenseless wiggly things and, and nuts, and fish, and, and other birds. They get the early worms. And have you ever watched a chicken eat? They may look innocent, but birds are, well, they're vicious.

Neil Gaiman

Nevertheless most of the evergreen forests of the north must always remain the home of wild animals and trappers, a backward region in which it is easy for a great fur company to maintain a practical monopoly.

Ellsworth Huntington

Animals are in possession of themselves; their soul is in possession of their body. But they have no right to their life, because they do not will it.

G. W. F. Hegel

Animals often strike us as passionate machines.

Eric Hoffer

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.

Edwin Way Teale

A man is ethical only when life, as such, is sacred to him, that of plants and animals as that of his fellow men, and when he devotes himself helpfully to all life that is in need of help.

Albert Schweitzer

I guess growing up I realized that there is really this huge epidemic in a city like Los Angeles, and many other cities, where they put down thousands upon thousands of animals every day.

Will Estes

I knew there were, in myself, the souls of millions of people who lived centuries ago; not just people but animals, plants, the elements, things, even, matter. All of these exist in me.

Klaus Kinski

The man who kills the animals today is the man who kills the people who get in his way tomorrow.

Dian Fossey

If all consciousness is subject to essential laws in a manner similar to that in which spatial reality is subject to mathematical laws, then these essential laws will be of most fertile significance in investigating facts of the conscious life of human and brute animals.

Edmund Husserl

We were in all four men with eight animals; for besides the spare horses led by Shaw and myself, an additional mule was driven along with us as a reserve in case of accident.

Francis Parkman

Art owes its origin to Nature herself... this beautiful creation, the world, supplied the first model, while the original teacher was that divine intelligence which has not only made us superior to the other animals, but like God Himself, if I may venture to say it.

Giorgio Vasari

I love very much to draw animals.

Josef Albers

Far too often animals are put to sleep when they could be saved through proper care and nursing.

Louise Leakey

I have always loved animals since I was very young.

Nafisa Joseph

Secondly, the nature of the revolutions which have altered the surface of the earth must have had a more decisive effect on the terrestrial quadrupeds than on the marine animals.

Georges Cuvier

My object will be, first, to show by what connections the history of the fossil bones of land animals is linked to the theory of the earth and why they have a particular importance in this respect.

Georges Cuvier

Moreover, it thus follows that not a great deal of time was needed for the large animals of the three major parts of the world to become known to the people who spent time on the coasts of those regions.

Georges Cuvier

Hence the same instant which killed the animals froze the country where they lived. This event was sudden, instantaneous, without any gradual development.

Georges Cuvier

The proportion between the velocity with which men or animals move, and the weights they carry, is a matter of considerable importance, particularly in military affairs.

Charles Babbage

Studying cows, pigs and chickens can help an actor develop his character. There are a lot of things I learned from animals. One was that they couldn't hiss or boo me.

James Dean

I dressed up as a veterinarian for a Halloween costume party. I had the lab coat. I got a couple of stuffed animals for patients and put bandages on them.

Tracy Chapman

Animals arrived, liked the look of the place, took up their quarters, settled down, spread, and flourished. They didn't bother themselves about the past - they never do; they're too busy.

Kenneth Grahame

Animals when in company walk in a proper and sensible manner, in single file, instead of sprawling all across the road and being of no use or support to each other in case of sudden trouble or danger.

Kenneth Grahame

Independence is all very well, but we animals never allow our friends to make fools of themselves beyond a certain limit; and that limit you've reached.

Kenneth Grahame

There the wild animals wandered and fed as though they were in a pasture that stretched much farther than a man could see, and there were no settlers. Only Indians lived there.

Laura Ingalls Wilder

Wild animals would not stay in a country where there were so many people. Pa did not like to stay, either. He liked a country where the wild animals lived without being afraid.

Laura Ingalls Wilder

Slowly, but with no doubt or hesitation whatever, and in something of a solemn expectancy, the two animals passed through the broken tumultuous water and moored their boat at the flowery margin of the island.

Kenneth Grahame

For origin and development of human faculty we must look to these processes of association in lower animals.

Edward Thorndike

Many years ago it was taught that plants and animals were composed of different materials: plants, of a chemical substance of three elements,- carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen; animals of one of four elements, nitrogen being added to the other three.

Asa Gray

There is something basic about protecting land by taking it off the market. People should be able to enjoy where they live while at the same time protect the plants and animals around them.

Tom Hanks

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