My Favorite Quotes
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 Charles Darwin - “The evolution of the human race will not be accomplished in the ten thousand years of tame animals, but in the million years of wild animals, because man is and will always be a wild animal.”  
 Plato - “Of all the animals, the boy is the most unmanageable.”  
 Greg Evans - “The character of a person is often carried in the mannerisms of his pet.”  
 Homer Simpson - “Marge, dont discourage the boy. Weaseling out of things is important to learn. Its what separates us from the animals except the weasel”  
 Grace Slick - “The main point for me is moral animals are sentient beings. I know for some this is a hard argument to accept, but we're not built to eat a lot of meat.”  
 Samuel Butler - “Rare virtues are like rare plants or animals, things that have not been able to hold their own in the world. A virtue to be serviceable must, like gold, be alloyed with some commoner but more durable metal.”  
 Graham Swift - “I am struck by the way people behave on the Tube. They look at each other beadily and inquisitively, and something goes on in their thoughts which must be equivalent to the way dogs and other animals, when they meet, sniff each other's arses and nuzzle each other's fur.”  
 Bertrand Russell - “The theoretical understanding of the world, which is the aim of philosophy, is not a matter of great practical importance to animals, or to savages, or even to most civilised men.”  
 George Eliot - “Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions they pass no criticisms.”  
 Igor Stravinsky - “A plague on eminence I hardly dare cross the street anymore without a convoy, and I am stared at wherever I go like an idiot member of a royal family or an animal in a zoo and zoo animals have been known to die from stares.”  
 Lady Mary Wortley Montagu - “Nature has not placed us in an inferior rank to men, no more than the females of other animals, where we see no distinction of capacity, though I am persuaded if there was a commonwealth of rational horses... it would be an established maxim amongst them that a mare could not be taught to pace.”  
 Joseph Addison - “There is not, in my opinion, anything more mysterious in nature than this instinct in animals, which thus rise above reason, and yet fall infinitely short of it.”  
 Christopher Lasch - “Once women begin to question the inevitability of their subordination and to reject the conventions formerly associated with it, they can no longer retreat to the safety of those conventions. The woman who rejects the stereotype of feminine weakness and dependence can no longer find much comfort in the clichT that all men are beasts. She has no choice except to believe, on the contrary, that men are human beings, and she finds it hard to forgive them when they act like animals.”  
 C.S. Lewis - “Humans are amphibians -- half spirit and half animal. As spirits they belong to the eternal world, but as animals they inhabit time.”  
 James Cromwell - “But if you really want to learn about life, get a cat. The way I think people should relate to animals is with a cat. Because the world is his.”  
 David Mellor - “The tabloids are like animals, with their own behavioural patterns. There's no point in complaining about them, any more than complaining that lions might eat you.”  
 Ambrose Gwinett Bierce - “Fork An instrument used chiefly for the purpose of putting dead animals into the mouth.”  
 James Thurber - “The dog has got more fun out of Man than Man has got out of the dog, for the clearly demonstrable reason that Man is the more laughable of the two animals.”  
 Proverb - “An eagle does not catch flies.”  
 Georg Hegel - “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.”  
 Samuel Taylor Coleridge - “Poor little Foal of an oppressed race I love the languid patience of thy face.”  
 Marcus Tullius Cicero - “What an ugly beast the ape, and how like us.”  
 Anthony Warrens - “If it were feasible to use animals as organ donors, an unlimited supply would potentially become instantly available,”  
 Anthony Bourdain - “If some Birkenstock-wearing knucklehead driving around in a SUV and wearing sneakers someone was sold into slavery to make is sniffling about the poor animals, that person is clearly never going to experience the world.”  
 Annie Evans - “we are anticipating that enough good and generous people will help us, just as the response has been during this latest crisis to help the pets of the Gulf Coast. We are an all volunteer organization. The Directors work full time and receive no salary, but rather donate their own resources to further the Mission. Every penny donated or earned through the sale of merchandise is utilized entirely for the benefit of the animals. All office, vehicle and routine expenses are met by the directors.”  

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