Quotations in this category are all about, well, animals of course.
Showing 1 through 11 of 11 quotations in this category.
"Indecency, vulgarity, obscenity - these are strictly confined to man; he invented them. Among the higher animals there is no trace of them. They hide nothing. They are not ashamed."
"I like pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals."
"Cats are put on earth to remind us that not everything has a purpose."
"Man is the only creature that consumes without producing. He does not give milk, he does not lay eggs, he is too weak to pull the plough, he cannot run fast enough to catch rabbits. Yet he is lord of all the animals."
"Are cats lazy? Well, more power to them if they are. Which one of us has not entertained the dream of doing just as he likes, when and how he likes, and as much as he likes?"
"Animals are reliable, many full of love, true in their affections, predictable in their actions, grateful and loyal. Difficult standards for people to live up to."
"Cat: a pygmy lion who loves mice, hates dogs, and patronizes human beings."
"Man is the only animal that laughs and weeps; for he is the only animal that is struck with the difference between what things are and what they ought to be."
"Cats are smarter than dogs. You can not get eight cats to pull a sled through snow."
"If a dog jumps in your lap, it is because he is fond of you; but if a cat does the same thing, it is because your lap is warmer."
"A man recovers best from his exceptional nature--his intellectuality--by giving his animal instincts a chance."