105 Saving Animals Quotes To Inspire You

Following is our list of saving animals quotations and slogans full of insightful wisdom and perspective about protect animals.

The Most Famous Saving Animals Quotes (Best in 2024)

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I have a history of saving animals. I started years ago with a cow. — Peter Max

God requires that we assist the animals, when they need our help. Each being (human or creature) has the same right of protection. — Francis of Assisi

If we can teach people about wildlife, they will be touched. Share my wildlife with me. Because humans want to save things that they love. — Steve Irwin

I love to rescue animals.... The pounds were so crowded they were putting animals down almost immediately. Seven thousand dogs were put to sleep. — Laura Dern

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 — John Grogan

I grew a love for helpless, defenseless things. People would give me lions and jaguars. I had cheetahs, monkeys. — Dick Dale

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

Never believe that animals suffer less than humans. Pain is the same for them that it is for us. Even worse, because they cannot help themselves. — Louis J. Camuti

Mercy to animals means mercy to mankind. — Henry Bergh

He was slumped over, blood trickling from the side of his mouth. I shook his furry hip, thinking, No! Even if you are half barnyard animal, you're my best friend and I don't want you to die! — Rick Riordan

Short Saving Animals Quotes

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  • ...he will be our friend for always and always and always. — Rudyard Kipling
  • Love the animals: God has given them the rudiments of thought and joy untroubled. — Fyodor Dostoevsky
  • If it were a retarded baby and a bright dog, I'd save the dog. — Tom Regan
  • Man is the only creature that consumes without producing — George Orwell
  • ...we must support and protect individuals and companies engaged in life saving medical research — Tony Blair
  • What a country chooses to save is what a country chooses to say about itself. — Mollie Beattie
  • But I put my life on the line to save animals. — Steve Irwin
  • If anyone wants to save the planet, all they have to do is just stop eating meat. — Paul McCartney
  • If nothing matters, there's nothing to save. — Jonathan Safran Foer
  • Animal research saves lives, but wherever possible alternatives should be used — David Sainsbury, Baron Sainsbury of Turville
Saving animals quote Rushing never saved the time that planning did.
Rushing never saved the time that planning did.

Good Quotes

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A true friend is someone who thinks that you are a good egg even though he knows that you are slightly cracked. — Bernard Meltzer

With or without religion, you would have good people doing good things and evil people doing evil things. But for good people to do evil things, that takes religion. — Steven Weinberg

I've had good times and I've had bad times and I reminisce, maybe when I lay down, but throughout my day I keep myself engulfed in whatever moment I'm in because it could steer me into a depressed state. — Kevin Gates

Saving animals 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.

No matter how successful you become you gotta keep grindin' and be a good person and then good things will come to you. — Meek Mill

Love is friendship that has caught fire. It is quiet understanding, mutual confidence, sharing and forgiving. It is loyalty through good and bad times. It settles for less than perfection and makes allowances for human weaknesses. — Ann Landers

You have enemies? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life. — Winston Churchill

Saving animals quote No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk
No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path.

The reading of all good books is like a conversation with the finest minds of past centuries. — Rene Descartes

Women wish to be loved not because they are pretty, or good, or well bred, or graceful, or intelligent, but because they are themselves. — Henri Frederic Amiel

That is the difference between good teachers and great teachers: good teachers make the best of a pupil's means; great teachers foresee a pupil's ends. My teacher was Ferruccio CusinatiMaria Callas

Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one. — Marcus Aurelius

Protect Animals Quotes

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All things of creation are children of the Father and thus brothers of man. ... God wants us to help animals, if they need help. Every creature in distress has the same right to be protected. — Francis of Assisi

The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated. I hold that the more helpless a creature the more entitled it is to protection by man from the cruelty of humankind. — Mahatma Gandhi

A tree is like a saint. It calls no one to itself, nor does it send anyone away. It offers to protect everyone who wants to come to it, whether this be a man, a woman, a child, or an animal. — Anandamayi Ma

Saving animals 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.

Man's highest duty is to protect animals from cruelty. — Emile Zola

Animal totems, like the tiger, come from the Other Side to protect us while we are away from Home. — Sylvia Browne

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. — Leonardo da Vinci

Saving animals 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.

Lectins are plant proteins that protect the plant and its seeds from being eaten by basically hacking into the animal's immune system, causing the animal to have inflammation. — Steven Gundry

You know, we all oppose animal cruelty. But sometimes we forget that animals on farms suffer and feel pain like all other animals. They, too, deserve to be protected from harm and cruelty. — Charlotte Ross

There would be very little point in my exhausting myself and other conservationists themselves in trying to protect animals and habitats if we weren't at the same time raising young people to be better stewards. — Jane Goodall

The most important thing is to preserve the world we live in. Unless people understand and learn about our world, habitats, and animals, they won't understand that if we don't protect those habitats, we'll eventually destroy ourselves. — Jack Hanna

Animal Rescue Quotes

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Heaven is by favor; if it were by merit your dog would go in and you would stay out. Of all the creatures ever made (man) is the most detestable. Of the entire brood, he is the only one... that possesses malice. He is the only creature that inflicts pain for sport, knowing it to be pain. — Mark Twain

The dog is a gentleman; I hope to go to his heaven not man's. — Mark Twain

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Dogs never lie about love. — Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson

Saving animals quote If nothing saves us from death, may love at least save us from life.
If nothing saves us from death, may love at least save us from life.

Animals, they are one of the most beautiful gifts we have and, you know, if there are people that have compassion, there are very few people that put their money into animal rescue organizations. And if there is someone that has that passion, animals need all the help they can get. — Alyssa Milano

We created a line of pet food called Nutrish that's made to human standards, and 100 percent of the proceeds go to animal rescue. One of our top-tier donors is the ASPCA, and they help us challenge animal shelters all across the country to get more animals placed in homes. — Rachael Ray

In this selfish world, the one that never deserts him, the one that never proves ungrateful or treacherous, is his dog. — George Graham Vest

Saving animals quote No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one way. We ourselves must walk
No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one way. We ourselves must walk the path.

Through PETA, we rescue animals in roadside zoos and circuses. They are some of the most abused animals in the country. — Sam Simon

The ideal of calm exists in a sitting cat. — Jules Renard

One cat just leads to another. — Ernest Hemingway

I don't wear fur and I understand their cause. I am the biggest animal lover in the world. I have four dogs and two horses, and I have rescued animals all my life. — Gisele Bundchen

Animal Conservation Quotes

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People are not going to care about animal conservation unless they think that animals are worthwhile. — David Attenborough

This is what you shall do: Love the earth and sun and the animals, despise riches, give alms to every one that asks, stand up for the stupid and crazy, devote your income and labor to others, hate tyrants, argue not concerning God, have patience and indulgence toward the people. — Walt Whitman

When I hear of the destruction of a species, I feel just as if all the works of some great writer have perished. — Theodore Roosevelt

Saving animals quote Be kind to every kind, not just mankind.
Be kind to every kind, not just mankind.

Each species is a masterpiece, a creation assembled with extreme care and genius. — E. O. Wilson

Only the mountain has lived long enough to listen objectively to the howl of the wolf. — Aldo Leopold

It is an unfortunate fact that those people who are most eloquent in their demand for the conservation of animals are often those most eager to violate animal life at the first opportunity. — Andrew Linzey

Saving animals 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.

I fully support the goal of species protection and conservation and believe that recovery and ultimately delisting of species should be the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's top priority under ESA. — Dennis Cardoza

I am not a conservative — neo or paleo. Conservatism is a respectable outlook... I just do not happen to be that animal. — Allan Bloom

Eighty-two percent of Australia's bird species and two thirds of Australia's mammal species can be found on our (Australian Wildlife Conservancy) reserves. We put teams of people on the frontline in the battle against feral animals, wildfires and noxious weeds. Science underpins everything we do. — Kristy Hinze

This weekend the Conservative Political Action Conference, CPAC, featured several speakers including Sarah Palin and Phil Robertson from 'Duck Dynasty.' It was a good weekend for conservatives - and a great weekend for wild animals. — Jimmy Fallon

People Writing About Saving Animals

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Read quotes by Steve Irwin

Steve Irwin
quotes on conservation, crocodiles and zoos

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Read quotes by Peter Max

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Read quotes by Francis of Assisi

Francis of Assisi
quotes on nature, animals and love

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Read quotes by Laura Dern

Laura Dern
quotes on life, love and friendship

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Read quotes by John Grogan

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More Saving Animals Quotes

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The only way to save a rhinoceros is to save the environment in which it lives, because there's a mutual dependency between it and millions of other species of both animals and plants. — David Attenborough

We experience ourselves our thoughts and feelings as something separate from the rest. A kind of optical delusion of consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. — Albert Einstein

When the Earth is sick, the animals will begin to disappear, when that happens, The Warriors of the Rainbow will come to save them. — Chief Seattle

Saving animals quote If your dog doesn’t like someone you probably shouldn’t, eit
If your dog doesn’t like someone you probably shouldn’t, either.

Learning about factory farms and their horrendous treatment of animals is what made me become vegetarian in the first place. I also support the education of the public on adopting pets from animal shelters or saving homeless animals off the street in lieu of buying them from pet shops. — Laura Mennell

Life is life's greatest gift. Guard the life of another creature as you would your own because it is your own. On life's scale of values, the smallest is no less precious to the creature who owns it than the largest. — Lloyd Biggle, Jr.

If you're sitting in your minivan, playing your computer animated films for your children in the back seat, is it the animation that's entertaining you as you drive and listen? No, it's the storytelling. That's why we put so much importance on story. No amount of great animation will save a bad story. — John Lasseter

Driven by a wish to save Tomás from a life of penury and misunderstanding, Fermin had decided that he needed to develop my friend's latent conversational and social skills. Like the good ape he is, man is a social animal, characterized by cronyism, nepotism, corruption, and gossip. That's the intrinsic blueprint for our ethical behavior. — Carlos Ruiz Zafon

No magic bullet, not even the Internet, can save us from population explosion, deforestation, climate disruption, poison by pollution, and wholesale extinction of plant and animal species. We are going to have to want different things, seek different pleasures, pursue different goals than those that have been driving us and our global economy. — Joanna Macy

Everyday, I have the choice to live a life of compassion that not only saves animals, but helps the environment. — Kat Von D

I will not kill or hurt any living creature needlessly, nor destroy any beautiful thing, but will strive to save and comfort all gentle life, and guard and perfect all natural beauty upon the earth. — John Ruskin

If you were aboard a lifeboat with a baby and a dog, and the boat capsized, would you rescue the baby or the dog?" Regan, "If it were a retarded baby and a bright dog, I'd save the dog. — Tom Regan

They [Greenpeace] forgot their original purpose and turned into a big, rich bureaucracy, more interested in fund-raising than in saving lives, so I got fed up and quit... they're a bunch of wimps. — Paul Watson

We know, at least, that this decision (ending factory farming) will help prevent deforestation, curb global warming, reduce pollution, save oil reserves, lessen the burden on rural America, decrease human rights abuses, improve publish health, and help eliminate the most systematic animal abuse in history. — Jonathan Safran Foer

Animal research and testing has played a part in almost every medical breakthrough of the last century. It has saved hundreds of millions of lives worldwide. — Joan Ryan

If every animal shelter in the United States embraced the No Kill philosophy and the programs and services that make it possible, we would save nearly four million dogs and cats who are scheduled to die in shelters this year, and the year after that. It is not an impossible dream. — Nathan Winograd

God had given men reason, by which they could find out things for themselves, but He had given animals knowledge which did not depend on reason, and which was much more prompt and perfect in its way, and by which they had often saved the lives of men. — Anna Sewell

The flesh is sweeter, where the creature has some chance for its life; for that reason, I always use a single ball, even if it be at a bird or a squirrel; besides, it saves lead, for, when a body knows how to shoot, one piece of lead is enough for all, except hard-lived animals. — James F. Cooper

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

What if we're wrong and there is no climate change? Well, by doing everything possible to address it, we will still use less water, stimulate new energy savings and, in time, money-saving technologies, enjoy cleaner air, and preserve more forests and trees and animals. — Thomas Friedman

You have to save the habitat, you have to save the population - not individual animals. What you want to save is the foundation, the basic infrastructure from which resources are produced. You can't save Fifi and Boo-Boo and Thumper. — Ted Nugent

There has come a time when we can no longer remain silent but must speak up for our country which is being sold, abused, mined, depleted, drained, overworked, over-loved, its plants and animals becoming endangered and exterminated faster than we can renew them. Our country is silent, so we must speak and act to save it. — Di Morrissey

Without knowing it, we utilize hundreds of products each day that owe their origin to wild animals and plants. Indeed our welfare is intimately tied up with the welfare of wildlife. Well may conservationists proclaim that by saving the lives of wild species, we may be saving our own. — Norman Myers

I was becoming more cunning than an animal in hiding my supply of morphine. A squirrel saving nuts is limited by its undeveloped imagination ... but I was not so handicapped. A squirrel, for example, is debarred from sending money to some greedy doctor or druggist and making arrangements to have a bit of powder sent each day by mail. — Evalyn Walsh McLean

Many vivisectors still claim that what they do helps save human lives. They are Iying. The truth is that animal experiments kill people, and animal researchers are responsible for the deaths of thousands of men, women and children every year. — Vernon Coleman

If I had not grown up in Nigeria, and if all I knew about Africa were from popular images, I too would think that Africa was a place of beautiful landscapes, beautiful animals and incomprehensible people, fighting senseless wars, dying of poverty and AIDS, unable to speak for themselves and waiting to be saved by a kind, white foreigner. — Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

The same sort of thing was supposed to happen when performance animation was invented: Everybody thought it would save so much time. But it became its own niche altogether. — Lev Yilmaz

I am not brutal or cruel to animals. My mission has always been to save dogs - especially troubled and abandoned dogs. I've dedicated my life to this. — Cesar Millan

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

To save an animal's life in order that it may suffer indefinitely is something I would never condone. — Louise Leakey

I'm very sceptical about the prospects for 'big' environmental causes - 'saving the planet', halving the world's population, ending the exploitation of animals, and so on - but a person can ask him- or herself how he or she personally may exercise compassion or humility towards animals, vegetal life and so on. — David E. Cooper

There is a world of created beings - living things, animals, entelechies, and souls - in the least part of matter.... Thus there is nothing waste, nothing sterile, nothing dead in the universe; no chaos, no confusions, save in appearance. — Gottfried Leibniz

The rainforest is being cut down at alarming rates, and orangutans are losing their habitats and are being killed, as a result, faster than we can save them, but there is a solution. In Borneo, small parcels of rainforest land can be a lifeline for orangutans so long as they link together protected forests, enabling animals to move safely over greater distances. — Katie Cleary

North Shore Animal League America is so dear to my heart not only for the amazing people that work there, the innovative life-saving programs they have, and the mission to rescue, nurture, and adopt but also for the hard work and dedication this organization has to the cause. They have saved over one million lives since their inception, and they are the world's largest no-kill animal rescue and adoption organization. — Beth Ostrosky Stern

I never looked at Noah as an animal collector. I always thought of him as an apocalyptic character. I read everything I found about it and was surprised to find that in all religions there is the story of the flood, and that one "hero" saved the world. This proved that Noah and his Ark - were not a religious myth, and is evidence that humanity really went through the flood. — Russell Crowe

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