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Taking Animals Quotes


"I think animals help us live; they've helped me live. It was only when I began to devote myself to protecting animals that I blossomed completely. Taking care of them, looking out for them, has given my life true meaning, a meaning I hope future generations can experience." - Brigitte Bardot

"A bear and a deer are both wild animals. We allow the deer to roam in our backyard but we do not give the same right to the bear. It is because the bear is dangerous. Neither the bear nor the deer have rights. We humans give them rights. Taking in account our own security, we give to some animals some rights and deny the same to other animals." - Ali Sina

"Animals make us Human." - Temple Grandin

"We're animals. We're violent." - Maurice Sendak

"Children have an anxious concern for living beings, and the satisfaction of this instinct fills them with delight. It is therefore easy to interest them in taking care of plants and especially of animals. Nothing awakens foresight in a small child such as this. When he knows that animals have need of him, that little plants will dry up if he does not water them, he binds together with a new thread of love today's passing moments with those of the morrow." - Maria Montessori

"Around the world, we see the results of exploitation which destroys much without taking future generations into account. Protecting the world's forests; stemming desertification and erosion; avoiding the spread of toxic substances harmful to man, animals and plants; protecting the atmosphere; all these can be accomplished only through active and wise cooperation, without borders or political power plays." - Pope John Paul Ii

"The moment you wake up each morning, all your wishes and hopes for the day rush at you like wild animals. And the first job each morning consists in shoving it all back; in listening to that other voice, taking that other point of view, letting that other, larger, stronger, quieter life come flowing in." - C S Lewis

"Pigs are filthy animals. I don't eat filthy animals." - Quentin Tarantino

"Palestinians caged up like animals." - Chuck Hagel

"Humans are animals of habit." - Arundhati Roy

"Taking action births motivation." - Greg Smith

"Love gives without taking" - Erica Jong

"Hunting is doing business with animals." - Carl Eckart

"All the animals come out at night." - Paul Schrader

"Even savage animals can agree among themselves." - Juvenal

"Faith is taking God seriously." - Derek Prince

"Human beings aren't rational animals; we're rationalizing animals who want to appear reasonable to ourselves." - Elliot Aronson

"We have more to learn from animals than animals have to learn from us." - Anthony D. Williams

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

"Windy or not, a day this beautiful has to be lived. The day is bright and clear, the sky blue, and the dry air feels light. A northerly wind stirs a primal urge to move. The geese feel it, and so do I. Perhaps it is a last internal vestige from a time, long ago, when we migrated with the seasons across open plains, following the animals we pursued for food. Perhaps that is why the sight of migrating geese arrests our attention, why we feel the pull. We want to go, to travel in fresh or moody weather, taking in each newly revealed vista." - Carl Safina

"If we have some pet animals, we should feed them also before taking our food. Perceive God in every living being and feed them with that attitude." - Mata Amritanandamayi

"I've always loved stories of animals and birds that can appear to be human, just by taking off their skins or their feathers." - Delia Sherman

"When I was 18 I worked with the Ringling Brothers circus, taking care of menagerie animals. I used to rather deliberately risk my life with the big cats." - Edward Hoagland

"Rain is good for vegetables, and for the animals who eat those vegetables, and for the animals who eat those animals." - Samuel Johnson

"Animals can seem more pure. Without complication, I mean, animals are selfless. What animals do for us, they do out of instinct." - Susan Orlean

"Man's highest duty is to protect animals from cruelty." - Emile Zola

"The best thing about animals is they don't talk much." - Thornton Wilder

"I'm not a vegetarian, but I eat animals who are." - Groucho Marx

"if we don't always understand animals, they always understand us." - Rosa Bonheur

"We didn't evolve through billions of years to remain animals." - Zoltan Istvan

"Orangutan are very weird animals but they look very soulful." - Dave Barry

"Human reason borrowed many arts from the instinct of animals." - Samuel Johnson

"We may be human, but we're still animals." - Steve Vai

"We devolve into animals when we creep near to death." - Hugh Howey

"Practice love first on animals, they are more sensitive." - G. I. Gurdjieff

"Nonconformity is the highest evolutionary attainment of social animals." - Aldo Leopold

"We don't let animals suffer, so why humans?" - Stephen Hawking

"I love animals and plants and sometimes even people." - Drew Chadwick

"Toothaches afflict those who have no compassion for animals." - Nachman of Breslov

"Whether animals admit it or not, they and I communicate." - Carolyn Heilbrun

"I love looking after animals. I find it very enjoyable." - Paul O'Grady

"When you're O.C.D., you want the most beautiful animals." - James Turrell

"Cruelty to animals can become violence to humans." - Ali Macgraw

"Liberty is given by nature even to mute animals." - Tacitus

"There are no wild animals until man makes them so." - Mark Twain

"What are we? Humans? Or animals? Or savages?" - William Golding

"One should love animals. They are so tasty." - Stephen Hawking

"He who is kind to animals heaven will protect." - Gautama Buddha

"Animals share with us the privilege of having a soul." - Pythagoras

"When they face desperation... human beings become animals." - Dan Brown

"In the end, we are only tiny frightened animals, doing our best to survive amid other tiny frightened animals." - James Hollis

"Error has made animals into men; is truth in a position to make men into animals again?" - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Get arrested. Destroy the property of those who torture animals. Liberate those animals interned in the hellholes our society tolerates." - Jerry Vlasak

"Animals have always left me with a curiosity about human nature. I trust animals more than most people." - Pamela Anderson

"Nobody ever lost money taking a profit" - Bernard Baruch

"Sometimes taking time is actually a shortcut." - Haruki Murakami

"Love is giving everything and taking nothing" - Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

"Success is about taking advantage of opportunity." - Mike Ditka

"Genius is a capacity for taking trouble." - Leslie Stephen

"You can't lead without taking risk." - Andy Stanley

"Faith is taking God at His Word." - Leonard Ravenhill

"Not taking risks ultimately leads to failure." - Craig Groeschel

"Oh sorry, I was taking life seriously." - Bill Hicks

"Abortion is the taking of a life." - Mary Calderone

"Autumn is full of leave-taking." - Mary Webb

"Being a star requires risk-taking shoes." - Sarah Dessen

"I'm not against taking shots, but I am against taking bad shots." - Henry Iba

"Yes, risk-taking is inherently failure-prone. Otherwise, it would be called sure-thing-taking." - Jim Mcmahon

"I'm taking one for the team, Like Martin Luther King, taking one for a dream" - Method Man

"Too much taking heede is losse. [Too much taking heed is loss.]" - George Herbert

"I could see he was having problems taking my punches. I had no problem taking his." - Manny Pacquiao

"Time punishes us by taking everything, but it also saves us - by taking everything" - Sarah Manguso

"Yes, risk taking is inherently failure-prone. Otherwise, it would be called sure-thing-taking." - Jim Mcmahon

"Taking out werewolves, I gather and surmise, is akin to taking out a SEAL team." - Patricia Briggs

"What I think was hardest for me to realize was that he had tried each time to stop himself. He had killed animals, taking lesser lives to keep from killing a child" - Alice Sebold

"In our culture, snails are not considered valiant animals - we are constantly exhorting people to "come out of their shells" - but there's a lot to be said for taking your home with you wherever you go." - Susan Cain

"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

"Isn't it strange how upset people get about a few dozen baseball players taking growth hormones, when we're doing what were doing to our food animals and feeding them to our children?" - Jonathan Safran Foer

"To me, these people were as exotic as animals in a zoo. I'd never seen anything like them. I wasn't sure whether I wanted to be one of them or simply live among them taking notes and photographs." - Augusten Burroughs

"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." - Leo Tolstoy

"There is something basic about protecting land by taking it off the market. People should be able to enjoy where they live while at the same time protect the plants and animals around them." - Tom Hanks

"I'm concentrating on staying healthy, having peace, being happy, remembering what is important, taking in nature and animals, spending time reading, trying to understand the universe, where science and the spiritual meet." - Joan Jett

"I call animals "guardians of Being," especially animals that live with humans. Because, for many humans, it's through their contact with animals they get in touch with that level of being." - Eckhart Tolle

"When animals do something noble we say they are behaving "like humans". When humans do something disgusting we say they are behaving "like animals". Clumsy use of the English language perpetuates the myth that animals are inferior and disposable beings." - Philip Wollen

"Living with animals can be a wonderful experience, especially if we choose to learn the valuable lessons animals teach through their natural enthusiasm, grace, resourcefulness, affection and forgiveness." - Richard Pitcairn

"It is because of his brain that [modern man] has risen above the animals. Guess which animals he has risen above." - Will Cuppy

"Ever occur to you why some of us can be this much concerned with animals' suffering? Because government is not. Why not? Animals don't vote." - Paul Harvey

"Veganism must be the baseline if we are to have any hope of shifting the paradigm away from animals as things and toward animals as nonhuman persons." - Gary L Francione

"Agent Jones held Sinjin's face in his hands. "I'm going to make balloon animals. People need balloon animals." "How right you are, strange delusional man," Sinjin said." - Libba Bray

"To endow animals with human emotions has long been a scientific taboo. But if we do not, we risk missing something fundamental, about both animals and us." - Frans De Waal

"In Yellowstone National Park there are more 'do not feed the animals' signs than there are animals you might wish to feed." - Natalie Jeremijenko

"I love to rescue animals.... The pounds were so crowded they were putting animals down almost immediately. Seven thousand dogs were put to sleep." - Laura Dern

"We must not forget that health is only a means to an end. If health were the end, we would be like animals; animals rarely become unhealthy." - Swami Vivekananda

"The difference between animals and humans is that animals change themselves for the environment, but humans change the environment for themselves." - Ayn Rand

"Compassion for animals is intimately associated with goodness of character, and it may be confidently asserted that he who is cruel to animals cannot be a good man." - Arthur Schopenhauer

"Beyond domestic animals and our response to their fealty and affection, we have a peculiar charge concerning the wild animals which supply our clothes, food and adornments." - S. Parkes Cadman

"For me, the main thing is spontaneity & taking chances." - Dave Kikoski

"The biggest risk is not taking any risk." - Mark Zuckerberg

"Sport, like all of life, is about taking your chances." - Roger Bannister

"We're not dropping out here, we're infiltrating and taking over." - Terence Mckenna

"Revolution is just one crowd taking power from another." - John Updike

"I was going to die and it was taking forever." - Miranda July

"Taking faith seriously leads to the utility of altruistic behavior." - Ted Malloch

"What hurts people a lot is taking humiliation." - Robert Wyatt

"Let's begin by taking a smallish nap or two." - A A Milne

"Not adding value is the same as taking it away." - Seth Godin

"She turned the key, never taking her eyes from him," - Nicholas Sparks

"When I talk of taking a trip I mean forever." - Adrienne Rich

"Leadership is taking responsibility while others are making excuses." - John C Maxwell

"I started taking selfies since I was 4" - Kim Kardashian

"We Galvins define leadership as 'taking people elsewhere.'" - Christopher Galvin

"I hate taking myself seriously. It drives me crazy!" - Liana Liberato

"Nature was taking back what had once been hers." - Nevada Barr

"No use in taking a cat's opinion of a dog." - Lucy Maud Montgomery

"When we stop taking risks, we stop living." - Robin S. Sharma

"To quit taking risks is a serious risk!" - Donald Keough

"Taking things lightly must lead to big difficulties." - Laozi

"OK, whatever, I was taking out false loans" - Joe

"I'm on the verge of taking a stand." - Tom Hollander

"I am not taking legal action against any team-mate." - Saido Berahino

"Fairness is not even an issue [on penalty taking]" - Christian Karembeu

"The ultimate risk is not taking a risk." - James Goldsmith

"On birthdays I avoid taking hasty or impulsive measures." - Fidel Castro

"Taking Five and Returning Four is not Giving" - Frederic Bastiat

"Picture-taking is an ensemble art-like theater." - Ansel Elgort

"I will not be taking a paternity test, ever!" - Oprah Winfrey

"I'm tired of people taking off their clothes." - Whitney Houston

"Enlightenment means taking full responsibility for your life." - William Blake

"Blasphemy has always seemed to require taking things very seriously." - Donna J. Haraway

"Nothing valuable can be lost by taking time." - Abraham Lincoln

"Uncertainty will always be part of the taking charge process." - Harold Geneen

"The trick isn't adding stuff, it's taking away." - Mark Zuckerberg

"Who is this man taking a crap in my bathroom!?" - Kerry Jackson

"Taking joy in living is a woman's best cosmetic." - Rosalind Russell

"Taking improv has helped every other aspect of my field." - Ben Schwartz

"What I love doing is taking my dog for runs." - Seann William Scott

"Despatch is taking time by the ears; hurry is taking it by the end of the tail." - Josh Billings

"Think Thousand times before taking a decision But - After taking decison never turn back even if you get Thousand difficulties!!" - Adolf Hitler

"The musician is perhaps the most modest of animals, but he is also the proudest." - Erik Satie

"People believe in God because we are pattern-seeking, storytelling, mythmaking, religious, moral animals." - Michael Shermer

"Murderers very often start out by killing and torturing animals as kids." - Robert Ressler

"Animals are being exploited in such an unbelievable way; it's not acceptable." - Alicia Silverstone

"It's humbling to think that all animals, including human beings, are parasites of the plant world." - Isaac Asimov

"It's a little-appreciated fact that most of the animals in our ocean make light." - Edith Widder

"Hear our humble prayer, O God. Make us, ourselves, to be true friends to the animals." - Albert Schweitzer

"Cruelty to animals is as if humans did not love God." - John Henry Newman

"Animals never worry about Heaven or Hell. Neither do I. Maybe that's why we get along." - Charles Bukowski

"Few animals display their mood via facial expressions as distinctly as cats." - Konrad Lorenz

"We are often more merciful to our animals [cats] than we are to each other." - P D James

"The guiding motive of mankind should be charity towards men, charity towards all animals." - Swami Vivekananda



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