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"Magic is the science of the jungle." - Carl Jung

"Today the world is a big jungle." - Roberto Cavalli

"If you want to keep alive in the jungle, you must live as the jungle does." - John Wyndham

"The only difference between kids and jungle animals is pants. Kids wear them. Jungle animals don't." - Denis Leary

"'Lipstick Jungle' was on the air for 20 episodes - I loved 'Lipstick Jungle.'" - Candace Bushnell

"I don't know nothing about no jungle and bass." - Timbaland

"The great thing about this jungle of ours is that anyone of you could grow up to be Lord of the apes." - Gary Larson

"If you are lying in a tent in the Congo jungle, you don't want to be reading about rainforest biology. You want to be in a distant world." - David Quammen

"The diplomatic name for the law of the jungle." - Ely Culbertson

"Finding solitude in the concrete jungle is powerful and peaceful." - Michael Dolan

"Whistling tunes we're kissing baboons in the jungle." - Peter Gabriel

"None of the Jungle People like being disturbed." - Rudyard Kipling

"Why are there so many trees in the jungle?" - Colin Mochrie

"The jungle is dark but full of diamonds..." - Arthur Miller

"Finding solitude in the concrete jungle is powerful and peaceful." - Mike Dolan

"The jungle is dark but full of diamonds, Willy." - Arthur Miller

"I grew up reading 'The Jungle Books' and loving them." - Salman Rushdie

"I've made a couple of movies in the jungle, and I don't want to go back to the jungle." - Christopher Walken

"These sociologists who talk to facilely about the sacred are like a man who keeps a toothless old circus lion around the house in order to experience the thrills of the jungle." - Allan Bloom

"These sociologists who talk so facilely about the sacred are like a man who keeps a toothless old circus lion around the house in order to experience the thrills of the jungle." - Allan Bloom

"I was never a great reader, but there were two stories I loved best: Kipling's The Elephant's Child and The Jungle Book. Deep down, I've always wanted to write a book about a wild child and an elephant." - Michael Morpurgo

"Marilyn was one step from oblivion when I directed her in The Asphalt Jungle. I remember she impressed me more off the screen than on...there was something touching and appealing about her." - John Huston

"I was never a great reader, but there were two stories I loved best: Kipling's 'The Elephant's Child' and 'The Jungle Book.' Deep down, I've always wanted to write a book about a wild child and an elephant." - Michael Morpurgo

"When I think about life on Earth, there should not be a species like us. And if there was, we should be out in the jungle killing each other in small groups. That's what you should expect." - Jonathan Haidt

"Environmentalists changed the word jungle to rain forest, because no one would give them money to save a jungle. Same with swamps and wetlands." - George Carlin

"Power politics is the diplomatic name for the law of the jungle." - Ely Culbertson

"Life in the jungle is a constant struggle for the survival of the fittest." - Frank Buck

"I am from the jungle where the lion eats the cobra" - Lil Wayne

"Unrestricted individualism is the law of the beast of the jungle." - Mahatma Gandhi

"The only way to convert the heathen is to travel into the jungle." - Lane Kirkland

"Law of the jungle. The betrayee gets to eat the betrayer. -Dante Pontis" - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"Competition is the law of the jungle, but cooperation is the law of civilization" - Peter Kropotkin

"If size mattered, the elephant would be king of the jungle." - Rickson Gracie

"Camouflage doesn't help when the other guy is willing to defoliate the whole jungle." - Andrew Vachss

"...it's the process of losing oneself in the jungle that makes science worth doing." - Joao Magueijo

"What is the Law of the Jungle? Strike first and then give tongue." - Rudyard Kipling

"The only way to convert a heathen is to travel into the jungle." - Lane Kirkland

"What I need is a lawyer who specializes in the law of the jungle." - Ashleigh Brilliant

"Hip is the sophistication of the wise primitive in a giant jungle." - Norman Mailer

"These are the days of lasers in the jungle, staccato signals of constant information..." - Paul Simon

"Politics is a jungle-torn between doing the right thing and staying in office." - John F Kennedy

"I am in the jungle and I am too fast for you. You have teeth and stripes and things that tear. But I am much too fast... You want my flesh, but you don't know where the jungle is... Only I know where the jungle is... Only I know... I am a gazelle. I am a gazelle and the jungle is my home." - Gerard Way

"A brave heart and a courteous tongue. They shall carry thee far through the jungle, Manling." - Rudyard Kipling

"Looks like somebody's got jungle fever.' 'That's not even the right kind of racist." - Rainbow Rowell

"I am in the jungle and I am too fast for you. You have teeth and stripes and things that tear. But I am much too fast... You want my flesh, but you do' know where the jungle is... Only I know where the jungle is... Only I know... I am a gazelle. I am a gazelle and the jungle is my home." - Gerard Way

"I've been to hell and back so nothing that happens in the jungle can be worse." - Paul Burrell

"In the jungle, life and food depend on keeping your temper." - Rudyard Kipling

"Using language like jungle growth isn't the solution to telling a story." - John L'Heureux

"The jungle speaks to me because I know how to listen." - Rudyard Kipling

"Writer is a monkey, jumping from one tree to another in the jungle of words." - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"I just directed The Jungle Book with Cate Blanchet and Christian Bale." - Andy Serkis

"I loved Laurel and Hardy and TV shows like 'Robin Hood' and 'Rama of the Jungle'." - Stephen Lang

"We came from Bethlehem, Georgia bearing Betty Crocker cake mixes into the jungle." - Barbara Kingsolver

"The heart jungle drum beat finds its voice in love and matchsticks." - Isabel Yosito

"Um, and I'm also very proud of my work on George of the Jungle 2." - Julie Benz

"But some people act like they think I live in the jungle someplace." - Roberto Clemente

"I thought I would be Sheena of the Jungle as a little girl." - Pam Grier

"Never fight fair with a stranger, boy. You'll never get out of the jungle that way." - Arthur Miller

"The city is not a concrete jungle, it is a human zoo." - Desmond Morris

"Clearly, then, the city is not a concrete jungle, it is a human zoo." - Desmond Morris

"Ecuador has about 700 kilometers of border with Colombia, and a lot of it is impenetrable jungle." - Rafael Correa

"Vietnam is a jungle. You had jungle warfare. Kuwait, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, you have sand. [There is no need to worry about a protracted war because] from a historical basis, Middle East conflicts do not last a long time." - Dan Quayle

"The reason why I praise the lion is because the lion is the king of the jungle." - DJ Khaled

"He thought of the jungle, already regrowing around him to cover the scars they had created. He thought of the tiger, killing to eat. Was that evil? And ants? They killed. No, the jungle wasn't evil. It was indifferent. So, too, was the world. Evil, then, must be the negation of something man had added to the world. Ultimately, it was caring about something that made the world liable to evil. Caring. And then the caring gets torn asunder. Everybody dies, but not everybody cares." - Karl Marlantes

"He thought of the jungle, already regrowing around him to cover the scars they had created. He thought of the tiger, killing to eat. Was that evil? And ants? They killed. No, the jungle was' evil. It was indifferent. So, too, was the world. Evil, then, must be the negation of something man had added to the world. Ultimately, it was caring about something that made the world liable to evil. Caring. And then the caring gets torn asunder. Everybody dies, but not everybody cares." - Karl Marlantes

"Well the book of Leviticus and Deuteronomy, the law of the jungle and the sea are your only teachers." - Bob Dylan

"Imagine a dense forest full of tigers and you in a strong steel cage. Knowing that you are well protected by the cage, you watch the tigers fearlessly. Next, you find the tigers in the cage and yourself roaming about in the jungle. Last, the cage disappears and you ride the tigers!" - Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj

"Do you know what the Negro is? Animal right out of the jungle. Passion. Welfare. Easy life. That's the Negro." - Leander Perez

"Basically, I believe the world is a jungle, and if it's not a bit of a jungle in the home, a child cannot possibly be fit to enter the outside world." - Bette Davis

"The ability to manage well doesn't make much difference if you're not even in the right jungle." - Stephen Covey

"If you want to get lost in the jungle rhythm, get down on the ground and pretend you're swimming." - Neil Young

"If you want to understand how a lion hunts, don't go to the zoo. Go to the jungle." - Jim Stengel

"The colonized is elevated above his jungle status in proportion to his adoption of the mother country's cultural standards." - Frantz Fanon

"We're often so busy cutting through the undergrowth we don't even realise we're in the wrong jungle." - Stephen Covey

"I used to love jungle. I still think it's the ultimate genre, really, because the people making it weren't musicians." - Aphex Twin

"I am Tarzan, King of the Apes, mighty hunter, mighty fighter. In all the jungle there is none so great." - Edgar Rice Burroughs

"I was always curious. I always wondered why Tarzan is the King of the Jungle in Africa, he was white." - Muhammad Ali

"Let us keep the dance of rain our fathers kept and tread our dreams beneath the jungle sky." - Arna Bontemps

"I am positive I was not a neglected child. I remember reading 'The Jungle Book' and 'The Sleeping Beauty." - Keri Russell

"I am positive I was not a neglected child. I remember reading 'The Jungle Book' and 'The Sleeping Beauty.'" - Keri Russell

"WEATHER, n. The climate of an hour. A permanent topic of conversation among persons whom it does not interest, but who have inherited the tendency to chatter about it from naked arboreal ancestors whom it keenly concerned. The setting up of official weather bureaus and their maintenance in mendacity prove that even governments are accessible to suasion by the rude forefathers of the jungle." - Ambrose Bierce

"The jungle which is presided over by Kudu, the sun, is a very different jungle from that of Goro, the moon. The diurnal jungle has its own aspect-its own lights and shades, its own birds, its own blooms, its own beasts ... The lights and shades of the nocturnal jungle are as different as one might imagine the lights and shades of another world to differ from those of our world." - Edgar Rice Burroughs

"My film isn't about Vietnam. It is Vietnam. It's what it was really like. It was crazy. And the way we made it was very much like the way the Americans were in Vietnam. We were in the jungle, there were too many of us, we had access to too much money, too much equipment and little by little we went insane." - Francis Ford Coppola

"What is Africa to me: Copper sun or scarlet sea, Jungle star or jungle track, Strong bronzed men, or regal black Women from whose loins I sprang When the birds of Eden sang?" - Countee Cullen

"Next to the confrontation between two highly honed batteries of lawyers, jungle warfare is a stately minuet." - Bill Veeck

"Those who would hunt a man need to remember that a jungle also contains those who hunt the hunters." - Malcolm X

"Poor brain! How helplessly it dissolves when willing eyes meet and the nose warms to those old jungle scents." - Arthur Miller

"Chimpanzees is hatin but I take it all in stride. Put her in a jungle with bananas on the side." - Nicki Minaj

"What Sex and the City did for sex and relationships, Lipstick Jungle does for success and power." - Candace Bushnell

"If you want to be a party animal, you have to learn to live in the jungle." - Kelly Lebrock

"If chess is a vast jungle, computers are the chainsaws in a giant environmentally insensitive logging company." - Nigel Short

"Public opinion, or what passes for public opinion, is not invariably a moderating force in the jungle of politics." - George F Kennan

"Nobody can fail to lose weight in the jungle, unless they've got a secret stash of pork pies somewhere." - Colin Baker

"Some people said my acting was a cross between Euell Gibbons, Rodney Allen Rippy and Sheena, Queen of the Jungle." - Wolfman Jack

"In the social jungle of human existence, there is no feeling of being alive without a sense of identity." - Erik Erikson

"I lived in grass huts in a jungle in the Philippines for three weeks with tribal people." - Evangeline Lilly

"Wouldn't that be funny, if the oil rebels were playing U2 in their jungle camps, and the government soldiers were playing U2 in their trucks. I think everyone was killing everyone else and listening to the same music... That is a good trick about this world, Sarah. No one likes each other, but everyone likes U2." - Chris Cleave

"It's just human. We all have the jungle inside of us. We all have wants and needs and desires, strange as they may seem. If you stop to think about it, we're all pretty creative, cooking up all these fantasies. it's like a kind of poetry." - Andrew Schneider

"It's just human. We all have the jungle inside of us. We all have wants and needs and desires, strange as they may seem. If you stop to think about it, we're all pretty creative, cooking up all these fantasies. it's like a kind of poetry." - Diane Frolov

"Yes, Marines are down in jungle land and they did kill a man in a war, and a great many people did not know anything about it." - Earl Hancock Ellis

"I wish I could tell you about the South Pacific. The way it actually was. The endless ocean. The infinite specks of coral we called islands. Coconut palms nodding gracefully toward the ocean. Reefs upon which waves broke into spray, and inner lagoons, lovely beyond description. I wish I could tell you about the sweating jungle, the full moon rising behind the volcanoes, and the waiting. The waiting. The timeless, repetitive waiting." - James A Michener

"I follow my own nose. So I read things that are different. People will always say to me, "Have you read Robert S. Bosco's latest novel?" or "Have you read so and so's history of Peru, which is reviewed in the New York Review of Books and the New York Times and has a buzz about it?" I don't even know what you're talking about. I'm like from another planet. I'm a pygmy from the jungle." - Mark Helprin

"Because of Walter, we did it the other way around. We also worked with an awesome sound designer named Will Patterson who just worked for four years on Terrence Malick's films. He did a lot of conceptual work to make the soundscapes in the jungle have this surreal quality, to blend these two films because a lot of the images are about this parallelism between the movies. The sound was very integral to fusing everything." - Sam Pressman

"I was about to look away when he reached across the seat, touched my jaw with his long, strong, beautiful fingers, and caressed my face. Being touched by Jericho Barrons with kindness makes you feel like you must be the most special person in the world. It's like walking up to the biggest, most savage lion in the jungle, lying down, placing your head it its mouth and, rather than taking your life, it licks you and purrs." - Karen Marie Moning

"I was about to look away when he reached across the seat, touched my jaw with his long, strong, beautiful fingers, and caressed my face. Being touched by Jericho Barrons with kindness makes you feel like you must be the most special person in the world. It's like walking up to the biggest, most savage lion in the jungle, lying down, placing your head it its mouth and, rather than taking your life, it licks you and purrs." - Karen Marie Moning

"The hunter is the alert man. But this itself-life as complete alertness-is the attitude in which the animal exists in the jungle." - Jose Ortega Y Gasset

"The '90s are really the 'Sex and the City' woman, and I think, right now, the new contemporary woman is the 'Lipstick Jungle' woman." - Candace Bushnell

"We are marching against the law of the jungle that the United States and its acolytes old and new want to impose on the world..." - Jose Saramago

"In the jungle of ideas, it is hard to find the true direction! The paths of the wrong ideas often seem to be very alluring!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"The minute I leave my house - that is where I feel safe - I'm immediately in the jungle. The key is to survive through the cold world." - DJ Khaled

"London is like the tropical bush - if you don't exercise constant care the jungle, in the shape of the slums, will break in." - John Buchan

"Whoever had the bright idea of putting Indiana Jones in a leather jacket and a fedora in the jungle ought to be dragged into the street and shot." - Harrison Ford

"There's not much pressure on the golf Tour. Walking to the first tee is in no way comparable to walking through the jungle in combat" - Larry Nelson

"We are now living in a jungle where the strong eats the weak,we are not better than the Arabs to despise them." - Ralph Fiennes

"[I used to believe] the government was the answer to all our problems. But the... government, I've concluded, is now an insufferable jungle of self-serving bureaucrats." - Chet Huntley

"I used to believe the government was the answer to all our problems. But the . . .government, I've concluded, is now aninsufferable jungle of self-serving bureaucrats." - Chet Huntley

"I'd really like to go down the Amazon in some capacity. I've spent time in the Congo, so I love the jungle." - Sean Pertwee

"From early childhood I had always dreamed of becoming an explorer. Somehow I had acquired the impression that an explorer was someone who lived in the jungle with natives and lots of wild animals, and I couldn't imagine anything better than that! Unlike other little boys, most of whom changed their minds about what they want to be several times as they grew older, I never wavered from this ambition." - John Goddard

"From early childhood I had always dreamed of becoming an explorer. Somehow I had acquired the impression that an explorer was someone who lived in the jungle with natives and lots of wild animals, and I could' imagine anything better than that! Unlike other little boys, most of whom changed their minds about what they want to be several times as they grew older, I never wavered from this ambition." - John Goddard

"From early childhood I had always dreamed of becoming an explorer. Somehow I had acquired the impression that an explorer was someone who lived in the jungle with natives and lots of wild animals, and I couldn't imagine anything better than that! Unlike other little boys, most of whom changed their minds about what they want to be several times as they grew older, I never wavered from this ambition." - John Goddard

"[Short Talk on Sylvia Plath] Did you see her mother on television? She said plain, burned things. She said I thought it an excellent poem but it hurt me. She did not say jungle fear. She did not say jungle hatred wild jungle weeping chop it back chop it. She said self-government she said end of the road. She did not say humming in the middle of the air what you came for chop." - Anne Carson

"If a lion is not accepted in its own den, it will find no refuge in the rest of the jungle." - Wes Fesler

"What you cannot conquer, circumvent but do not compromise yourself for the sake of the urban jungle, because concrete does not sympathise." - Chris Hayes

"She was plump, with dyed red hair and a face so caked with cosmetics that the floor of the Amazon jungle probably saw more natural light..." - John Connolly

"Here I am,' I thought, 'back from the jungle, back from the ruins. Here, where wealth is no longer gorgeous and power has no dignity." - Evelyn Waugh

"There in the midst of the Amazon Jungle, Simon Haskell has cobbled up for himself a replica of an Art Deco salon." - Harlan Ellison

"In justifying cruelty to animals we put ourselves also on the animal level. We choose the jungle and must abide by our choice." - C S Lewis

"Spend sixteen weeks in the jungle and you being to question your own sanity, especially when you are the one goading everyone else ahead." - Tahir Shah

"It's like the panda, they say that's dying out. But what do they do? When you see them they're just sitting in the jungle eating" - Karl Pilkington

"The playful perspective is not meant to turn your life into a game or a jungle gym. It's rather that the activity is looking outside of yourself." - Ian Bogost

"Study not man in his animal nature - man following the laws of the jungle - but study man in all his glory." - Mahatma Gandhi

"The right combination of guilt and machismo has sent many a fool out into the jungle when he should have stayed home." - Jimmy Buffett

"Without culture, and the relative freedom it implies, society, even when perfect, is but a jungle. This is why any authentic creation is a gift to the future." - Albert Camus

"I have a place in Costa Rica that is in the middle of the jungle. There's no Internet. There's no TV. Do I work there? Hell no." - Shane Smith

"Is art influential? It can be - 'Uncle Tom's Cabin' rallied abolitionists, and 'The Jungle' provoked the demand for a safer food industry." - Will Shetterly

"'The Jungle Book.' It's one of the best animated films ever. I saw it when I was small at a cinema in Tehran." - Marjane Satrapi

"Only our deep moral values and our strong social institutions can hold back that jungle and restrain the darker impulses of human nature." - Ronald Reagan

"I like to open new doors and blaze new trails through the jungle and all that whatnot. What keeps me goin all these years is changin it up." - Les Claypool

"Clear. Cold. Empty. Like how I feel right now. Love is strange. One minute you're jungle fever. The next you're Artic winter." - Ellen Hopkins

"Clear. Cold. Empty. Like how I feel right now. Love is strange. One minute you're jungle fever. The next you're Artic winter." - Ellen Hopkins

"But I'll always love you, and I'll always miss you and I'll never forget that It's okay to put dragons in the jungle and tears on a tiger" - Sharon M. Draper

"If we're not counting kids' movies - because my kid is constantly watching The Jungle Book - I would have to say Wall Street." - Rich Fulcher

"I think that it's much brighter just to assume that you're an animal in the jungle and you have to survive." - Gaspar Noe

"A city is a crazy concrete jungle whose people at the end of each day somehow make a small step ahead against terrible odds." - Herb Caen

"I may be able to spot arrowheads on the desert but a refrigerator is a jungle in which I am easily lost." - Edward T Hall

"Representative Leo J. Ryan understood the manipulation phenomena people were describing to him and he lost his life in a Guyanese jungle investigating how Jim Jones "bent minds." - Leo Ryan

"I had never read Upton Sinclair. I didn't read 'The Jungle' in high school or anything like that. But it's pretty terrific writing." - Paul Thomas Anderson

"I spent years working in low-budget horror films. When you've done 'Cannibal Women in the Avocado Jungle of Death,' you can handle anything!" - Adrienne Barbeau

"It's ironic, but until you can free those final monsters within the jungle of yourself, your life, your soul is up for grabs." - Rona Barrett

"My family said that I wanted to act even when I was a child living on a tea plantation in the jungle in India." - Julie Christie



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