Quotes About Animals

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Dogs never bite me. Just humans.  ~ Marilyn Monroe

Happiness is a warm puppy.  ~ Charles M. Schulz

If an animal does something, we call it instinct. If we do the same thing for the same reason, we call it intelligence.  ~ Will Cuppy

Animals are my friends...and I don't eat my friends.  ~ George Bernard Shaw

A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself.  ~ Josh Billings

If animals could speak, the dog would be a blundering outspoken fellow; but the cat would have the rare grace of never saying a word too much.  ~  Mark Twain

The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.  ~ Mahatma Gandhi

Man is the only animal that can remain on friendly terms with the victims he intends to eat until he eats them.  ~ Samuel Butler

We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.  ~ Immanuel Kant

If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.  ~ Woodrow Wilson

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.  ~ Martin Luther King Jr.

Until one has loved an animal, a part of one's soul remains unawakened.  ~ Anatole France

A horse that can count to ten is a remarkable horse, not a remarkable mathematician.  ~ Samuel Johnson

You think those dogs will not be in heaven! I tell you they will be there long before any of us.  ~ Robert Louis Stevenson

For as 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 seeds of murder and pain cannot reap joy and love.  ~ Pythagoras

I am fond of pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals.  ~ Winston S. Churchill

A man can live and be healthy without killing animals for food; therefore, if he eats meat, he participates in taking animal life merely for the sake of his appetite. And to act so is immoral.  ~ Leo Tolstoy

The smallest feline is a masterpiece.  ~ Leonardo da Vinci

If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went.  ~ Will Rogers

I don't believe in the concept of hell, but if I did I would think of it as filled with people who were cruel to animals.  ~ Gary Larson

What greater gift than the love of a cat.  ~ Charles Dickens

I ask people why they have deer heads on their walls. They always say because it's such a beautiful animal. There you go. I think my mother is attractive, but I have photographs of her.  ~ Ellen DeGeneres

The creatures that inhabit this earth--be they human beings or animals--are here to contribute, each in its own particular way, to the beauty and prosperity of the world.  ~ Dalai Lama XIV

To catch a mouse make a noise like a cheese.  ~ Lewis Kornfeld

"Meow” means “woof” in cat.  ~ George Carlin

If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and man.  ~ Mark Twain

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