Here is a selection of famous quotes about
ANIMALS. These are sayings
of renowned people - authors, statesmen, scientists and other celebrities.
The quotes will amuse you, inspire you and make you think.
(We shall be adding more animal quotations to
the list from time to time. Please visit again).
can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
- Immanuel Kant
are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no
- George Elliot
best thing about animals is that they don't talk much.
- Thornton Wilder
animal's eyes have the power to speak a great language.
- Martin Buber
one has loved an animal, a part of one's soul remains
- Anatole France
The behavior of men to lower animals, and their behavior to
each other, bear a constant relationship.
- Herbert Spencer
Which of us has not been stunned by the beauty of an
animal's skin or its flexibility in motion?
Man is the only animal that blushes - or needs to.
- Mark Twain
Men! The only animal in the world to fear.
Man is a reasoning rather than a reasonable animal.
It is just like man's vanity and impertinence to call an
animal dumb because it is dumb to his dull perceptions.
There is no fundamental difference between man and the
higher mammals in their mental faculties...The difference in
mind between man and the higher animals, great as it is,
certainly is one of degree and not of kind.
- Charles Darwin
Non-violence leads to the highest ethics, which is the goal
of all evolution. Until we stop harming all other living
beings, we are still savages.
-Thomas A. Edison
Now I can look at you in peace; I don't eat you any more.
The assumption that animals are without rights, and the
illusion that our treatment of them has no moral significance,
is a positively outrageous example of Western crudity and
barbarity. Universal compassion is the only guarantee of