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Young Animal Quotes


"Dancing is at once rational & healthful: it gives animal spirits; it is the natural amusement of young people, & such it has been from the days of Moses." - William Cobbett

"There is nothing in nature quite so joyful as the very young and silly lamb - odd that it should develop into that dull and sober animal the sheep." - Esther Meynell

"The big problem of any young person's life is to have models to suggest possibilities. Nietzsche says, 'Man is the sick animal.' Man is the animal that doesn't know what to do with itself. The mind has many possibilities, but we can live no more than one life. What are we going to do with ourselves?" - Joseph Campbell

"Favorite animal: steak." - Fran Lebowitz

"Man is a social animal." - Seneca the Younger

"Q: If you could be an animal, what kind of animal would you be? A: You already are an animal." - Douglas Coupland

"Animal protection is education to the humanity." - Albert Schweitzer

"Man is a perpetually wanting animal." - Abraham Maslow

"A boy is a dangerous animal." - Lionel Shriver

"Boldness makes even the smallest animal dangerous" - Robert Greene

"My favorite Muppet? Uh... Kermi - no, Animal. Animal is my favorite now." - Ross Lynch

"True, the lion is a mighty, noble animal, but it is an animal nevertheless!.." - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"I think it is interesting to think about the absolute animal relish young people have for rhythm and rhyme." - Andrew Motion

"A young white boy's badness is simply the overflowing of young animal spirits; the black boy's badness is badness, pure and simple." - Anonymous

"Man is a Religious Animal. He is the only Religious Animal. He is the only animal that has the True Religion - several of them." - Mark Twain

"The great mass of women throughout history have been confined to the cultural level of animal life in providing the male with sexual outlet and exercising the animal functions of reproduction and care of the young." - Kate Millett

"No animal is so inexhaustible as an excited infant." - Amy Leslie

"It's like the animal kingdom. Adapt or go extinct." - Brett Hull

"Don't allow your animal nature to rule your reason." - Rumi

"Man is the only animal that can be bored." - Erich Fromm

"There is no animal lazier than a cat." - Evelyn E. Smith

"Dogs are the broccaflower of the animal kingdom." - David Duchovny

"No one deserves to be whipped like an animal." - Sarah J. Maas

"A human being is a naturally political [animal]." - Aristotle

"About myself - no. I'm unimportant, an observer, a wandering animal." - Christina Stead

"A cat is only technically an animal, being divine." - Robert Wilson Lynd

"No animal has to suffer for me to live." - Linda Blair

"Man is a social animal formed to please in society." - Baron de Montesquieu

"The mass are animal, in pupilage, and near chimpanzee." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Man is a hating rather than a loving animal." - Rebecca West

"I've always been an animal lover my entire life." - Jillian Hervey

"My little animal secrets must remain my little animal secrets. How I do my nails, that is really my business." - George Clooney

"No animal admires another animal." - Blaise Pascal

"I've always thought young." - Bill Raftery

"I have two young kids. So my VCR, like, you kind of have to sift through a lot of, like, 'Animal Mechanicals,' 'Mickey Mouse Clubhouse.'" - Kathryn Hahn

"When you have an animal in your home, a relationship forms very quickly, where that animal ceases to be an animal to you. It feels like a member of your family." - Elijah Wood

"When you're really young, you're young for life." - Pablo Picasso

"To a mind of sufficient intellectual power, the whole of mathematics would appear trivial, as trivial as the statement that a four-footed animal is an animal." - Bertrand Russell

"How anyone can profess to find animal life interesting and yet take delight in reducing the wonder of any animal to a bloody mass of fur or feathers?" - Joseph Wood Krutch

"To describe an animal as a physico-chemical system of extreme complexityis no doubt perfectly correct, except that it misses out on the animalness of the animal." - E F Schumacher

"People more think of me as a party animal. Which, I am a self-proclaimed party animal, but I'm also the hardest working person you'll ever know." - Miley Cyrus

"No animal, according to the rules of animal-etiquette, is ever expected to do anything strenuous, or heroic, or even moderately active during the off-season of winter." - Kenneth Grahame

"An animal has no intellectual capacity to justify or to find reasons to exist. An animal just exists because it's the natural thing to do." - Steven Spielberg

"Americans! They want to go 600 miles an hour, and they don't know how to walk! Look at them in the street. Bent over. Coughing! Young men with gray faces! Why can't they look at the animals? Look at a cat. Look at any animal. The only animal that doesn't hold its stomach in is the pig." - Joseph Pilates

"Money... is like a beautiful thoroughbred horse - very powerful & always in action, but unless this horse is trained when very young, it will be an out-of-control & dangerous animal when it grows to maturity." - Dave Ramsey

"Young people understand that you don't have to wear or eat animals. I get that it can be cheaper to use animal products - but using animals really cuts corners." - Pamela Anderson

"Is it not wonderful, that the love of the [animal] parent should be so violent while it lasts and that it should last no longer than is necessary for the preservation of the young?" - Joseph Addison

"There was no last animal I treated. When young farm lads started to help me over the gate into a field or a pigpen, to make sure the old fellow wouldn't fall, I started to consider retiring." - James Herriot

"One main factor in the upward trend of animal life has been the power of wandering." - Alfred North Whitehead

"The human animal dances wildest on the edge of the grave." - Rita Mae Brown

"No animal ever invented anything as bad as drunkenness - or so good as drink." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"Zweck sein selbst ist jegliches Tier. Each animal is an end in itself." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Man is the only animal that is cruel. It kills just for the sake of it." - Mark Twain

"I can beat anyone, either male, female, animal, vegitable, or mineral." - Jim Cornette

"Without the errors which lie in the assumption of morality, man would have remained an animal." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"The dog is a yes-animal. Very popular with people who can't afford a yes man." - Robertson Davies

"The only mystery about the cat is why it ever decided to become a domestic animal." - Compton Mackenzie

"Man is rated the highest animal, at least among all animals who returned the questionnaire." - Robert Breault

"We have vexed and bothered every plant and every animal on every continent." - Diane Ackerman

"Domestic rabbits don't have the sense that God promised animal crackers." - Sharyn McCrumb

"In case you were wondering, my spirit animal is a duck billed platypus." - Creed Bratton

"Man is a mimic animal, happiest acting a part, needing a mask to tell the truth." - Subhash Kak

"I don't think there's such a thing as an evil animal." - Alex Colville

"Woe to humanity, should only a single animal have a seat in the Last Judgement." - Christian Morgenstern

"Animal rights without veganism is like human rights with slavery. It makes no sense. None whatsoever." - Gary L Francione

"the science of control and communication in the animal and the machine" - Norbert Wiener

"Man is a money-making animal, which propensity too often interferes with his benevolence." - Herman Melville

"There is an animal inside me, clutching fast to my heart, a huge crab." - Anne Sexton

"I've always been an animal lover. I've grown up with dogs my whole life." - Will Estes

"The proper definition of a man is an animal that writes letters." - Lewis Carroll

"Man is an animal suspended in webs of significance he himself has spun." - Clifford Geertz

"Man is a transitional animal. He is not the climax of creation" - Carl Sagan

"You only have to let the soft animal of your body love what it loves." - Mary Oliver

"We're all animals, high school is animals, but some of us are more animal than others. Like in 'Animal Farm,' which I read, all animals are created equal, but some are more equal than others? Here in the real world, all equals are created animal, but some are more animal than others." - Ned Vizzini

"I never act. I simply bring out the real animal that's in me." - Willem Dafoe

"There is too much animal courage in society and not sufficient moral courage." - Mary Baker Eddy

"Like a wild animal, the truth is too powerful to remain caged." - Veronica Roth

"When you raise an animal, you live it like your own child." - Deb Caletti

"An animal can learn to fight, but to sing beautiful things and make people believe them...." - Dalton Trumbo

"We slander the hyena; man is the fiercest and cruelest animal." - Henry David Thoreau

"I think having an animal in your life makes you a better human." - Rachael Ray

"The human being is an animal who has received the vocation to become God." - Saint Basil

"Marriage is the only game where the trapped animal has to buy the license." - Dan Poynter

"For me, the glory of the human animal is cognitive activity." - Terence Mckenna

"Wars are the strongest evidence for the claim that man is still a wild animal." - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"Every animal loves itself." - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"I'm coming little animal!." - William Shatner

"He who has good health is young." - Henry George Bohn

"Young people are thoughtless as a rule." - Homer

"Always have old memories, and young hopes." - Arsene Houssaye

"I'm too young to be this old." - Mimi Sheraton

"Credit is a young man's capital." - Oscar Wilde

"[Hollywood] always sounds glamorous when you're young." - Patricia Neal

"A young girl's heart is indestructible." - Esther Hautzig

"Meek young men grow up in libraries." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"To be young is the only religion." - Charles Bukowski

"The young are amazed when they suffer." - Mason Cooley

"Hello, Young Lovers, Wherever You Are." - Oscar Hammerstein Ii

"Young widows still bide their time." - Josh Billings

"There's no sinner like a young saint." - Aphra Behn

"Young men are crazy strange emotional beings." - Evan Glodell

"Pop music should be about young people." - Gary Kemp

"If a rabbit defined intelligence the way man does, then the most intelligent animal would be a rabbit, followed by the animal most willing to obey the commands of a rabbit." - Robert Breault

"At least 260 species of animal have been noted exhibiting homosexual behavior but only one species of animal ever, so far as we know, has exhibited homophobic behavior - and that's the human being." - Stephen Fry

"I became an animal painter because I loved to move among animals. I would study an animal and draw it in the position it took, and when it changed to another position I would draw that." - Rosa Bonheur

"Growing up, the two things that made my blood boil were religious intolerance and animal cruelty. I've never understood it. I can't stand to have an animal in pain." - Ricky Gervais

"I died as a mineral and became a plant, I died as a plant and rose to animal, I died as an animal and I was Man. Why should I fear? When was I less by dying?" - Rumi

"Let it all be animal, my life and death, hard and clean like that, anything but human...a lot I care, me with my red heart in the dark earth and my tattooed feet following the animal ways." - Vali Myers

"You don't want to be an animal, you want to observe your own animal functions, so as to get a mental thrill out of them. It is allpurely secondary-and more decadent than the most hide-bound intellectualism." - D H Lawrence

"Be a good animal, true to your animal instincts." - David Herbert Lawrence

"No animal shall kill any other animal WITHOUT CAUSE." - George Orwell

"I'm an animal thug, I grew up eatin' animal cookies" - Akinyele

"It's animal by animal that you save a species." - Diane Ackerman

"Incredible the animal that first dreamed of another animal." - Carlos Fuentes

"I'm not a political animal, I'm a curious animal." - Morgan Fairchild

"Be a good animal, true to your animal instincts." - D H Lawrence

"The human animal has evolved as a preeminently social animal." - Leon Kass

"Poetry is the journal of a sea animal living on land, wanting to fly in the air." - Carl Sandburg

"Science confounds everything; it gives to the flowers an animal appetite, and takes away from even the plants their chastity." - Joseph Joubert

"Man is the only animal who causes pain to others with no other object than wanting to do so." - Arthur Schopenhauer

"We are a social animal, power only exists in a social sense, we have to work in groups." - Robert Greene

"Umm... So I just realized Ive been peeling bananas wrong my entire life. Thank you animal planet." - Miles Teller

"When you look into the eyes of an animal youve rescued, you cant help but fall in love." - Paul Shaffer

"Today a man of knowledge might well feel as though he were God transformed into an animal." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"We ride through life on the beast within us. Beat the animal, but you can't make it think." - Luigi Pirandello

"As a designer, I like to work with fabrics that don't bleed; that's why I avoid all animal skins." - Stella Mccartney

"Your history is animal. Your future is divinity. Right now, you are like a pendulum, swinging between the two." - Jaggi Vasudev

"The animal has secrets which, unlike the secrets of caves, mountains, seas are specifically addressed to man." - John Berger

"A person who looks different all the time frightens me. Only one animal changes its skin: the snake." - Franz Grillparzer

"Man is an animal who more than any other can adapt himself to all climates and circumstances." - Henry David Thoreau

"The boxer's ring is the enjoyment of the part of society whose animal nature alone has been developed." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"I think the unconditional love you get from an animal, especially a dog, is better than anything else." - Miranda Lambert

"True love is really animal." - Ray Davies

"Man is a gaming animal." - Charles Lamb

"I always enjoy animal acts." - Calvin Coolidge

"Man is a reasoning Animal." - Seneca the Younger

"Most animal experimentation is useless." - Henry Heimlich

"First be a good animal." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Man is a reasoning animal." - Lucius Annaeus Seneca

"Do vegetarians eat animal crackers?" - Anonymous

"Man is the cruelest animal." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"My favorite animal is steak." - Fran Lebowitz

"Man is a bad animal...." - Brion Gysin

"We are the storytelling animal." - Salman Rushdie

"The importance of insomnia is so colossal that I am tempted to define man as the animal who cannot sleep. Why call him a rational animal when other animals are equally reasonable? But there is not another animal in the entire creation that wants to sleep yet cannot." - Emile M Cioran

"I was young and stupid then. Now I'm not young anymore." - Jyrki Lumme

"You're never too old to be young, and never too young to be old." - Michael Rennie

"Pension never inriched young man. [Pension never enriched a young man.]" - George Herbert

"Let's stay young forever. Young, stupid, and pretty. Sounds like a plan, don't you think?" - Gabrielle Zevin

"The trouble with the young people today is that it is they who are young." - Mason Cooley



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