Animal Quotes, Part 7


Mankind’s cruelty and abuse to other people will not cease until mankind ceases cruelty and abuse to other animals.
~ A.D. Williams


Never break a promise to an animal. They’re like babies—they won’t understand.
~ Tamora Pierce, Wild Magic


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


Our perfect companions never have fewer than four feet.
~ Colette


We have doomed the wolf not for what it is, but for what we deliberately and mistakenly perceive it to be –the mythologized epitome of a savage ruthless killer – which is, in reality, no more than a reflected image of ourself.
~ Farley Mowat, Never Cry Wolf : Amazing True Story of Life Among Arctic Wolves

Animal Quotes, Part 4


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


Some people talk to animals. Not many listen though. That’s the problem.
~ A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh


I wish people would realize that animals are totally dependent on us, helpless, like children, a trust that is put upon us.
~ James Herriot


People speak sometimes about the “bestial” cruelty of man, but that is terribly unjust and offensive to beasts, no animal could ever be so cruel as a man, so artfully, so artistically cruel.
~ Fyodor Dostoyevsky


You can judge a man’s true character by the way he treats his fellow animals.
~ Paul McCartney

Cat Quotes, Part 6


I have studied many philosophers and many cats. The wisdom of cats is infinitely superior.
~ Hippolyte Taine


Perhaps it is because cats do not live by human patterns, do not fit themselves into prescribed behavior, that they are so united to creative people.
~ Andre Norton


Cats know how to obtain food without labor, shelter without confinement, and love without penalties.
~ W. L. George


A black cat crossing your path signifies that the animal is going somewhere.
~ Groucho Marx


I used to love dogs until I discovered cats.
~ Nafisa Joseph


My relationships with my cats has saved me from a deadly, pervasive ignorance.
~ William S. Burroughs

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