Animal Quotes, Part 6


May all that have life be delivered from suffering.
~ Gautama Buddha


It is just like man’s vanity and impertinence to call an animal dumb because it is dumb to his dull perceptions.
~ Mark Twain


Man is the only animal for whom his own existence is a problem which he has to solve.
~ Erich Fromm


I have from an early age abjured the use of meat, and the time will come when men such as I will look upon the murder of animals as they now look upon the murder of men.
~ Leonardo da Vinci


The assumption that animals are without rights, and the illusion that our treatment of them has no moral significance, is a positively outrageous example of Western crudity and barbarity. Universal compassion is the only guarantee of morality.
~ Arthur Schopenhauer, The Basis of Morality

Cat Quotes, Part 5


Cats are connoisseurs of comfort.
~ James Herriot

Cats don’t like change without their consent.
~ Roger Caras


It is impossible for a lover of cats to banish these alert, gentle, and discriminating friends, who give us just enough of their regard and complaisance to make us hunger for more.
~ Agnes Repplier


The cat is a dilettante in fur.
~ Theophile Gautier


Just watching my cats can make me happy.
~ Paula Cole

There’s kind of a toll you have to pay with a cat; if you don’t pet her for 10 minutes she’ll bother you for six hours.
~ Scott Adams

Animal Quotes, Part 5

Man is the only animal that blushes – or needs to.
~ Mark Twain


Animals don’t hate, and we’re supposed to be better than them.
~ Elvis Presley

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

The animals of the world exist for their own reasons. They were not made for humans any more than black people were made for white, or women created for men.
~ Alice Walker

To my mind, the life of a lamb is no less precious than that of a human being.
~ Mahatma Gandhi

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