Animal Quotes

Man is by nature a political animal.


Man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous in the grave.

Thomas Browne

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

Alexander Graham Bell

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 R. Inge

Various philosophers and religious leaders tried to convince their disciples and followers that animals are nothing more than machines without a soul, without feelings. However, anyone who has ever lived with an animal--be it a dog, a bird, or even a mouse--knows that this theory is a brazen lie, invented to justify cruelty.

Isaac Bashevis Singer

It is just like man's vanity and impertinence to call an animal dumb because it is dumb to his dull perceptions.

Mark Twain

Plant life instead of animal food is the keystone of regeneration. Jesus used bread instead of flesh and wine in place of blood at the Lord's Supper.

German Composer Richard Wagner

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.


Man, an animal that makes bargains.

Adam Smith

To say the you behaved like animals is offensive to the animal creation because animals of the farmyard and field have an innate sense of decency.

Justice Cusack

Even such an obvious idea as to observe an animal with vertigo or to rotate an animal did not occur to him, in spite of the fact that he conducted numerous vertigo experiments with human subjects and made frequent use of animal experiments.

Robert Barany

A human being is an animal suspended in webs of significance which he himself has spun.

Clifford Geertz

We are, perhaps, uniquely among the earth's creatures, the worrying animal. We worry away our lives.

Lewis Thomas

The first century of the new Millennium will belong … also to biotechnology which will bring unprecedented advances in human and animal health, agriculture and food production, manufacturing and sustainable environmental management

Ben Ngubane

We are, perhaps, uniquely among the earth's creatures, the worrying animal. We worry away our lives.

Lewis Thomas

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