Animals Quotes

We are impossibly conceited animals, and actually dumb as heck. Ask any teacher. You don't even have to as a teacher. Ask anybody. Dogs and cats are smarter than we are.

Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

All the arguments to prove man's superiority cannot shatter this hard fact: in suffering the animals are our equals.

Peter Singer

We must not forget that mankind depends largely on animals, therefore we have a responsibilty for their welfare. If we destroy them - we destroy ourselves.

Begum Aga Khan

Animation is different from other parts. Its language is the language of caricature. Our most difficult job was to develop the cartoon's unnatural but seemingly natural anatomy for humans and animals.

Walt Disney

In design man becomes what he is. Animals have language and perception as well, but they do not design.

Otl Aicher

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

David Attenborough

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

Thornton Wilder

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

Man, of all the animals, is probably the only one to regard himself as a great delicacy.

Jacques Yves Cousteau

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

Dian Fossey

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.

Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

The animals of the world exist for their own reasons. They were not made for humans any more than black people were made for white, or women created for men.

Alice Walker

History is a people's memory, and without a memory, man is demoted to the lower animals.

Malcom X

Nature makes only dumb animals. We owe the fools to society.

Honore de Balzac

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
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