Animal Quotes

"Never, never be afraid to do what's right, especially if the well-being...

"Never, never be afraid to do what's right, especially if the well-being of a person or animal is at stake. Society's punishments are small compared to the wounds we inflict on our soul when we look the other way" ~ MLK Jr.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 21
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"We have enslaved the rest of the animal creation, and have treated our distan...

"We have enslaved the rest of the animal creation, and have treated our distant cousins in fur and feathers so badly that beyond doubt, if they were able to formulate a religion, they would depict the Devil in human form." -William Ralph Inge
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 25
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"We can judge the heart ...

"We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.” - Immanuel Kant
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 01
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On hunters: β€œThe excitement they experience when they mur...

On hunters: β€œThe excitement they experience when they murder an unarmed animal is entirely due to their deep feelings of inadequacy and impotence in ordinary life.” - John Cleese
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 26
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"Human beings are the only animal that forms ideas ...

"Human beings are the only animal that forms ideas about the world. Because of this, humans are the only animal on Earth that goes mad" Oliver Bird - Legion (FX)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 13
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If a group of beings from another planet were to land on Earth - beings who considered...

If a group of beings from another planet were to land on Earth - beings who considered themselves as superior to you as you feel yourself to be to other animals - would you concede them the rights over you that you assume over other animals? ...George Bernard Shaw
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 02
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"They say humans are social animals, but I think you can live pr...

"They say humans are social animals, but I think you can live pretty well by yourself. I tell ya, instead of feeling alone in a group, it's better to have real solitude all by yourself" Faye Valentine
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 01
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β€œWe cut the trees; we kill the animals or cage them and send them to marke...

β€œWe cut the trees; we kill the animals or cage them and send them to markets. We disrupt ecosystems, and we shake viruses loose from their natural hosts. When that happens, they need a new host. Often, we are it.” ~David Quammen
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 18
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"People are du...

"People are dumb panicky animals and you know it"
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 15
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β€œYou love flowers but you cut them. You love...

β€œYou love flowers but you cut them. You love animals but you eat them. You tell me you love me, so now I’m scared.” - I forgot who said this
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 03
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"It's a lot like nature. You only have as many animals as...

"It's a lot like nature. You only have as many animals as the ecosystem can support and you only have as many friends as you can tolerate the bitching of." β€” Randy K. Milholland
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 05
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β€œLove is one of those complicated things ...

β€œLove is one of those complicated things that only experts say they understand, and they’re always sad.” - Pascal (Animal Crossing)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 04
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We're terrible animals. I think that the...

We're terrible animals. I think that the Earth's immune system is trying to get rid of us, as well it should. ... Kurt Vonnegut
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 26
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Poetry is the journal of ...

Poetry is the journal of the sea animal living on land, wanting to fly in the air.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 04
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β€œWar is a symptom of man’s...

β€œWar is a symptom of man’s failure as a thinking animal.” ~ Unknown (Please Tell me)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 11
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β€œYou’ve heard of animals chewing off a leg to escape a trap? That’s an animal k...

β€œYou’ve heard of animals chewing off a leg to escape a trap? That’s an animal kind of trick. A human would remain in the trap, endure the pain, feigning death that he might kill the trapper and remove a threat to his kind.” -Frank Herbert β€˜Dune’
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 17
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"The capacity of human beings to bore o...

"The capacity of human beings to bore one another seems to be vastly greater than that of any other animal." β€” H. L. Mencken
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 27
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β€œAll animals are equal but ...

β€œAll animals are equal but some are more equal than others” - George Orwell, Animal Farm
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 15
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I am not a vegetarian beca...

I am not a vegetarian because I love animals; I am a vegetarian because I hate plants.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 15
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All animals, except man, know ...

All animals, except man, know that the principal business of life is to enjoy it. – Samuel Butler
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 10
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Nomatter how bad Hitler is to other Huma...

Nomatter how bad Hitler is to other Humans, if he keeps feeding an animal, it will like him. This is how many jobs work. --self
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 31
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You do not have to be good. You do not have to walk on your knee...

You do not have to be good. You do not have to walk on your knees for a hundred miles through the desert, repenting. You only have to let the soft animal of your body love what it loves. MARY OLIVER
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 24
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β€” You don’t mind putting it in my bum, do you? Let’s lo...

β€” You don’t mind putting it in my bum, do you? Let’s love like animals, Euan…that’s what we are, the Eurotrash, remember? –p. 20 of The Acid House by Irvine Welsh, Eurotrash
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 09
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"If other animals can ea...

"If other animals can eat their own babies, why can't we?" Jonathan Swift, 1729
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 24
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β€œLike a four-legged animal ente...

β€œLike a four-legged animal entering a drinking establishment, being is a terrible joke...” -Exurb1a
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 30
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"All animals are equal but...

"All animals are equal but some animals are more equal than others." β€” George Orwell
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 29
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β€œPeople speak sometimes about the "bestial" cruelty of man, but that ...

β€œPeople speak sometimes about the "bestial" cruelty of man, but that is terribly unjust and offensive to beasts, no animal could ever be so cruel as a man, so artfully, so artistically cruel.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 14
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β€œAs long as Man continues to be the ruthless destroyer of lower living beings, he will...

β€œAs long as Man continues to be the ruthless destroyer of lower living beings, he will never know health or peace. For as long as men massacre animals, they will kill each other. Indeed, he who sows the seed of murder and pain cannot reap joy and love.” ~ Pythagoras
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 11
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If it's true that men are such beasts...

If it's true that men are such beasts, this must account for the fact that most women are animal lovers. ...Doris Day
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 07
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"He will launch a curse on the world, as man is the only animal that can...

"He will launch a curse on the world, as man is the only animal that can curse, it's his privilage; Perhaps by his curse alone he can attain his object. That is to convince himself he's a man, not a piano key." - Dostoevsky
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 23
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If you don't like seeing pictures of violence...

If you don't like seeing pictures of violence towards animals being posted, you need to help stop the violence, not the pictures." -Johnny Depp
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 09
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We must fight against the spirit o...

We must fight against the spirit of unconscious curelty with which we treat the animals..." -Albert Schweitzer
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 04
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"The mule always appears to me a most surprising animal. That a hybrid should possess more r...

"The mule always appears to me a most surprising animal. That a hybrid should possess more reason, memory, obstinacy, social affection, powers of muscular endurance, and length of life, than either of its parents, seems to indicate that art has here outdone nature. - Charles Darwin
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 16
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"The creatures outside looked from pig to man, and from man to ...

"The creatures outside looked from pig to man, and from man to pig, and from pig to man again; but already it was impossible to say which was which." - George Orwell, the last line of 'Animal Farm'
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 17
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"A family is a unit composed not only o...

"A family is a unit composed not only of children but of men, women, an occasional animal, and the common cold." β€” Ogden Nash
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 15
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β€œThe creatures outside looked from pig to man, and from man t...

β€œThe creatures outside looked from pig to man, and from man to pig, and from pig to man again; but already it was impossible to say which was which.” - George Orwell, in his book Animal Farm
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 14
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"We are lonesome animals. We ...

"We are lonesome animals. We spend all our lives trying to be less lonesome.” β€” John Steinbeck
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 19
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"My favorite ...

"My favorite animal is steak." β€” Fran Lebowitz
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 16
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"The scientific name for an animal t...

"The scientific name for an animal that doesn't either run from or fight its enemies is lunch." β€” Michael Friedman
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 29
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β€œAt the end of the day, humans...

β€œAt the end of the day, humans are merely animals behind their fancy clothes.” ― Kambiz Shabankare
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 16
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"I'm not a vegetarian because I l...

"I'm not a vegetarian because I love animals. I'm a vegetarian because I hate plants." β€” A. Whitney Brown
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 24
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"Humans are the only animals that suffer...

"Humans are the only animals that suffer the misery of attempting to justify an arbitrary existence in an apathetic universe."
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 02
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COHABITATION - Something animals...

COHABITATION - Something animals do, sometimes in packs, to survive, and not for love. - C.Albuquerque
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 28
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"People speak sometimes about the "bestial" cruelty of man, but that...

"People speak sometimes about the "bestial" cruelty of man, but that is terribly unjust and offensive to beasts, no animal could ever be so cruel as a man, so artfully, so artistically cruel." -Fyodor Dostoevsky
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 04
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"Compassion for animals is intimately associated with goodne...

"Compassion for animals is intimately associated with goodness of character, and it may be confidently asserted that he who is cruel to animals cannot be a good man." - Arthur Schopenhauer
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 07
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β€œAt his best, Man is the noblest o...

β€œAt his best, Man is the noblest of all animals. Separated from law and justice, he is the worst.” - Aristotle
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 23
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"Man is the only animal that laughs and weeps, for he is ...

"Man is the only animal that laughs and weeps, for he is the only animal that is struck with the difference between what things are and what they ought to be." β€” William Hazlitt
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 12
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β€œI’ve never met an animal I didn’t like...

β€œI’ve never met an animal I didn’t like. I can’t say the same thing about people.” Doris Mary Ann von Kappelhoff (Doris Day)
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 25
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"I saw a lot of analogies between what the...

"I saw a lot of analogies between what the Nazis did to us and what we're doing to farm animals" - Alex Hershaft, Holocaust survivor.ο»Ώ
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 16
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"In religious society all ideas are more dangerous in scale, not merely cures, but pride, love...

"In religious society all ideas are more dangerous in scale, not merely cures, but pride, love, ambition: further,on that very soil man becomes for the first time an interesting animal; the soul has attained depths of good and evil; forms of power known to man and no animal." - Nietzsche
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 15
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"Man is a credulous animal, and must believe some...

"Man is a credulous animal, and must believe something; in the absence of good grounds for belief, he will be satisfied with bad ones." β€” Bertrand Russell
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 30
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