Animals And Humans Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 100 Quotes About Animals And Humans

#1. We humans have a tendency to see ourselves as completely different from other animals, and the way in which large segments of the public continue to reject the theory of evolution is just one symptom of that malaise. - Author: Kenneth R. Miller
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#2. Animals may aid us in our everyday lives, in our dreams, meditations. Since they were created before humans, they are closer to THE SOURCE and can act as allies, guides and familiars in our search for wholeness. - An Inuit woman I - Author: Joan Anderson
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#3. Animals and humans come in many different sizes and colors, but we all have the same loving heart and soul. - Author: Anthony D. Williams
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#4. We forget that we humans are animals, inextricably connected to the world and everything in it. In the rush to bring GMO food to the world because it was good for us, nobody had asked the question whether it would be good for the world. - Author: Kenneth Eade
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#5. I'd never asked what year it was here-1492? 1750?-though to the animals I guess it hardly mattered. This was a safe place apart from the world of people, and only in the world of people did the year make any difference. - Author: Ransom Riggs
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#6. Animals are very spiritual creatures and have evolved to a higher plane than humans. Cola was honored with the position of Comforter. Usually that work goes to cats or ferrets... - Author: Linda Joy Singleton
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#7. Animals don't even try to look any different from what nature intended. They humbly wear their shells, scales, spines, plumes, pelts, and down ... The conscious impulse to change one's appearance is found only among humans. - Author: Wislawa Szymborska
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#8. The information that is passed from person to person and from generation to generation is the primary factor that gives humans a competitive advantage over other animals. - Author: Keith Henson
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#9. other tales, the sailors reach a land of intelligent talking animals who find humans disgusting and rather stupid. - Author: Robin Hobb
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#10. We should find inspiration in the senses that already exist and try to copy them and apply them to us. If we compare our senses to the senses of other animals and species that we don't have, we can get ideas for new abilities that we can adapt to humans by applying cybernetics to the body. - Author: Neil Harbisson
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#11. The unchallenged assumption is that humans may use animals for their own purposes, and they may raise and kill them to satisfy their preference for a diet containing animal flesh. - Author: Peter Singer
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#12. Intoxication, like sexual euphoria, is the privilege of the human animal. - Author: Roman Payne
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#13. Wild animals are less wild and more human than many humans of this world - Author: Munia Khan
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#14. Animals are like humans, only more openly carnal and sexual, more openly and therefore more disarmingly absurd. - Author: Yi-Fu Tuan
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#15. Alone among the animals, humans seek meaning in their lives by killing and dying for the sake of nonsensical dreams. - Author: John N. Gray
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#16. At the end of the day, humans are social animals and we are at our best when we get to do things with others who appreciate and enjoy what we enjoy. It's what keeps us human. - Author: Simon Sinek
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#17. Love of animals is a universal impulse, a common ground on which all of us may meet. By loving and understanding animals, perhaps we humans shall come to understand each other. - Author: Louis J. Camuti
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#18. The important thing is that we now have the tools to sequence all kinds of animals and plants and microbes - as well as humans. It is not important that we didn't actually finish the human sequence yet. - Author: Freeman Dyson
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#19. Scientists who study play, in animals and humans alike, are developing a consensus view that play is something more than a way for restless kids to work off steam; more than a way for chubby kids to burn off calories; more than a frivolous luxury. - Author: Robin Marantz Henig
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#20. What sets humans apart from animals is that we have to walk around saying how smart we are, and animals just live their lives. - Author: Chanctetinyea J.J. Ouellette
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#21. For the real difference between humans and other animals is that humans alone have perception of good and evil, just and unjust, etc. It is the sharing of a common view in these matters that makes a household and a state. - Author: Aristotle.
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#22. Some night soon, I'll sneak back in here and we can eat chocolates until we vomit."
"We're such refined, genteel ladies."
"Please," Lysandra said, waving a manicured hand, "you and I are nothing but wild beasts wearing human skins. Don't even try to deny it. - Author: Sarah J. Maas
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#23. Pneuma is the power - the vital breath - that animates animals and humans. It is, in Dylan Thomas's phrase, "the force that through the green fuse drives the flower," and is present even in lifeless materials like stone or metal as the energy that holds the object together - the - Author: Marcus Aurelius
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#24. Humans have always used animals to depict ideas about themselves: ideas about their status, about their position in life and society and the world. - Author: Alison Goldfrapp
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#25. Humans were denied the speech of animals. The only common ground of communication upon which dogs and men can get together is in fiction. - Author: O. Henry
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#26. Humanity has determined it is supreme in the kingdom of animals, yet [the] beasts live a less tragic existence ... and many of their tragedies are a consequence of so-called human brilliance. - Author: T.F. Hodge
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#27. There is no differentiation between all living things: trees, river, animals, and humans. We are all one interdependent organism, so our focus may seem broad but each element interacts with the other. We have so many phenomenal eyes, skills, and hands on deck. It's mind-blowingly exciting. - Author: Ian Somerhalder
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#28. Human beings are pattern-seeking animals. It's part of our DNA. That's why conspiracy theories and gods are so popular: we always look for the wider, bigger explanations for things. - Author: Adrian McKinty
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#29. Ageing is very rare. We only see it in humans and laboratory animals and in zoo animals and in our pets. Basically, organisms that are protected from the external world. Once you create that protection, you live long enough to see ageing. - Author: S. Jay Olshansky
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#30. Striking in its insistence and durability is the quest or desire for a decisive criterion with which to differentiate humans from other animals as well as the human from the animal in human beings. - Author: Dominick LaCapra
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#31. My life is flashing lights and pointing fingers and uninvited visitors. Inches away, humans flatten their little hands against the wall of glass that separates us.
The glass says you are this and we are that and that is how it will always be. - Author: Katherine Applegate
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#32. Mythology was not about theology, in the modern sense, but about human experience. People thought that gods, humans, animals and nature were inextricably bound up together, subject to the same laws, and composed of the same divine substance. There - Author: Karen Armstrong
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#33. I find more and more, as I grow older, that I prefer women to men, children to adults, animals to humans ... And rocks to living things? No, I'm not that old yet. - Author: Edward Abbey
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#34. I don't go to scary movies. I don't like the experience of being scared. I think it's very weird that some people do. Obviously, humans are the only animals that do that. You don't see a wolf walk to the end of a cliff and look over the edge to freak himself out. - Author: Chuck Klosterman
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#35. wild animals in captivity and humans in civilization share an important quality: we are both examples of species living outside their natural habitats. - Author: John Durant
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#36. Only in humans, alone among the animals, did violence make victim mechanisms necessary and bring them into being. If original sin created the problem of violence, it found a solution in archaic religion. The paradox of human cultures is that violence expels violence: Satan casts out Satan. MSB - Author: Rene Girard
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#37. Your righteousness is like the mighty mountains, your judgments are like the great deep; you save humans and animals alike, O LORD. - Author: Anonymous
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#38. It is possible for the devil to inhabit animals the same way he inhabits humans and that causes a sin of lust. - Author: Gordon Klingenschmitt
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#39. I've always felt that animals are the purest spirits in the world. They don't fake or hide their feelings, and they are the most loyal creatures on Earth. And somehow we humans think we're smarter-what a joke. - Author: Pink
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#40. do other animals have human emotions? Yes, they do. Do humans have animal emotions? Yes; they're largely the same. Fear, aggression, well-being, anxiety, and pleasure are the emotions of shared brain structures and shared chemistries, originated in shared ancestry. - Author: Carl Safina
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#41. The scents of nature are largely a chemical conversation between plants and animals and humans merely eavesdrop. - Author: Avery Gilbert
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#42. It seems characteristic of the mind of man that the repression of what is natural to humans must be abhorred, but that what is natural to an infinitely more natural animal must be confined within the bounds of a reason peculiar only to men
more peculiar sometimes than seems reasonable at all. - Author: Beryl Markham
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#43. Beyond the economics of production efficiency, animal welfare laws that require "humane" treatment are really not about animals; they're about humans and making humans feel better about using animals. We can comfort ourselves with the idea that we are acting in a "humane" way. - Author: Gary L. Francione
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#44. Humans are vulnerable, messy little animals and that's normal. And all I want to do is make a space for that in my films. - Author: Mike Mills
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#45. People love dogs. This is, I hope, the least surprising sentence you will read in this book. I myself have had long discussions with my dog friends, and by that I mean my friends who are dogs. - Author: Bill Nye
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#46. The older I get, the more individuality I find in animals and the less I find in humans. - Author: Chuck Jones
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#47. A lot of people, quite frankly, think intense attachments to animals are weird and suspect, the domain of people who can't quite handle attachments to humans. - Author: Caroline Knapp
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#48. At our base level we are animals. And so, my theory is that women are only considered attractive as long as they look fertile because we, as humans, are made to reproduce and move on. And so we kind of can't ever get away from our animalistic nature, in a way. - Author: Erin Davie
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#49. Animals are nicer than humans and they're conscious beings. If you stick your grandmother in an oven, she will probably be tasty. But is that any reason to eat your grandmother? - Author: Steven Morrissey
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#50. I sometimes say animals are closer to God than humans. They are closer to the source. The humans are more lost in the mind forms. Being is more obscured to the human because of the overlay of ego and mental formation. - Author: Eckhart Tolle
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#51. Usually, I'll just sit down at a piano or with a guitar, and I'll just be relaxed and playing music. Because that's what relaxes your subconscious. That's why everyone from animals to humans love music. - Author: Cat Power
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#52. Animals are good humans and humans are bad animals. - Author: Akif Pirincci
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#53. It's awkward how some people refuse to be humans regarding their behaviours! Isn't that against God's will for he created them as humans? And yet, they at night hold hands up and ask God for forgiveness and to grant them their wishes; when he created animals sinless. - Author: Mustafa SULTAN
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#54. Early humans, bursting with questions about Nature but with limited understanding of its dynamics, explained things in terms of supernatural persons and person-animals who delivered the droughts and floods and plagues ... - Author: Ursula Goodenough
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#55. Fifty percent of the weight of the soybean is protein. And what a protein! No other protein that we've known comes so nearly to the basic protein of animals and humans as soybean protein. - Author: Percy Julian
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#56. The features of globalization have huge consequences on pandemics. It just connects us so much more closely ... And as a consequence, every one of these viruses that passes from animals to humans has the capacity to infect all of us. - Author: Nathan Wolfe
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#57. Animals do not do what they have done. Animals kill to eat, to defend themselves or their own, and to protect their territory. Not for the joy of it. Not for the lust of it ... Only humans do that, wizard. - Author: Jim Butcher
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#58. It's perfectly obvious that there is some genetic factor that distinguishes humans from other animals and that it is language-specific. The theory of that genetic component, whatever it turns out to be, is what is called universal grammar. - Author: Noam Chomsky
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#59. Oh we're a mess, poor humans, poor flesh - hybrids of angels and animals, dolls with diamonds stuffed inside them. We've been to the moon and we're still fighting over Jerusalem. - Author: Richard Siken
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#60. Some experimenters have reported that an angry face "pops out" of a crowd of happy faces, but a single happy face does not stand out in an angry crowd. The brains of humans and other animals contain a mechanism that is designed to give priority to bad news. - Author: Daniel Kahneman
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#61. Put God behind everything-human beings, animals, food, and work. Make this a habit. - Author: Swami Vivekananda
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#62. Humans do have authority over creation - but it is a delegated authority to care for animals as God would and not to destroy them. All life still belongs to the Creator of life, as it did the in the beginning. - Author: Richard A. Young
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#63. Tam Lin says rabbits give up when they're caught by coyotes [ ... ]. He says they consent to die because their animals and can't understand hope. But humans are different. They fight against death no matter how bad things seem, and sometimes, even when everything's against them, they win. - Author: Nancy Farmer
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#64. In addition to Ameslan, chimpanzees and other nonhuman primates are being taught a variety of other gestural languages. And it is just this transition from tongue to hand that has permitted humans to regain the ability-lost, according to Josephus, since Eden-to communicate with the animals. - Author: Carl Sagan
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#65. The history of agriculture is the history of humans breeding seeds and animals to produce traits we want in our crops and livestock. - Author: Michael Specter
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#66. Maybe humans need animals to help them understand the world. Certainly it's hard to see what else cats do for humans, aside from looking cute and killing the odd mouse. - Author: Elly Griffiths
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#67. Humans hunt and kill maneaters.
What if animals hunted animal eaters?! - Author: Manoj Vaz
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#68. If you watch what the birds and wild animals do, you can survive pretty much anywhere, because they know things humans have forgotten, such as what's poisonous and what's not, and what it means when things suddenly get too quiet, and where to hide when what it means is danger. - Author: Jenny Wingfield
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#69. Embracing our environment is a good direction, a very spiritual direction. It's too Aristotelian to separate man from the animals and man; humans from the environment. - Author: Surya Das
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#70. Because predators tend to eat the weakest of a species, they keep the remaining population strong. Without predators, herds become weak and disabled. In contrast, when humans hunt animals for trophies, they kill the strongest of the species, thereby weakening the herd. - Author: Stacey O'Brien
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#71. For her part, Amy Kev's Waffles with a passionate ferocity that she felt a little bit guilty about not being able to feel, most of the time, for humans. It probably helped that he was constantly doing cute shit and couldn't speak. - Author: Emily Gould
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#72. People in general romanticize nature, and they make it out to be something that it isn't because humans are so awful. And yes, we are absolutely screwing up this planet, but that is only because we have the capabilities to do so. Animals are not better than us. They are not nicer than us. - Author: Elise Andrew
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#73. We humans are here because nothing can be perfect. There always have to be some living things that are unsatisfied, itchy, trying too hard. If it was all just animals and rocks and lettuce, the gods wouldn't feel like they had enough to do. - Author: Miranda July
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#74. I don't think that we really know our animals. We think we do because we're humans, and we think we can control things like that. We don't know anybody that we love. It could be a girlfriend or a cat. I think we just have to be at peace with that. - Author: Caroline Paul
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#75. We are like other animals; we live and die as they do. If there is any afterlife, I believe we are in together. - Author: Bangambiki Habyarimana
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#76. I know that war and mayhem run in our blood. I refuse to believe that they must dominate our lives. We humans are animals, too, but animals with amazing powers of rationality, morality, society. We can use our strength and courage not to savage each other, but to defend our highest purposes. - Author: Donella Meadows
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#77. American scientific companies are cross-breeding humans and animals and coming up with mice with fully functioning human brains. - Author: Christine O'Donnell
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#78. That story placed man above the animals, until man's fall at Eve's hand, and linked humans to God himself, fashioned in his image. But now the black wolf was telling the girl a grave secret. That man was an animal too. - Author: David Clement-Davies
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#79. We don't have two hearts, one for animals and one for humans ; we have one heart or we don't have any. - Author: Alphonse De Lamartine
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#80. I have trust that we humans can resolve the problems that we have created. There is a Sanskrit saying that I subscribe to and I like very much, that "God sleeps in the minerals, awakens in plants, walks in the animals, and thinks in Man." - Author: Edgar Mitchell
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#81. Humans make tools. Some animals make tools too. The making and using of tools is important for developing language, how we think and speak. If we do not make anything, it affects our thinking. - Author: Matthew De Abaitua
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#82. Humans are pattern-seeking story-telling animals, and we are quite adept at telling stories about patterns, whether they exist or not. - Author: Michael Shermer
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#83. For it is said that humans are never satisfied, that you give them one thing and they want something more. And this is said in disparagement, whereas it is one of the greatest talents the species has and one that has made it superior to animals that are satisfied with what they have. - Author: John Steinbeck
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#84. The parallel between these animals sick from surplus value and humans sick from industrial concentration is illuminating. ( ... ) Against the industrial organization of death, animals have no other recourse, no other possible defiance, except suicide. - Author: Jean Baudrillard
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#85. Dogs are angels full of poop. - Author: Oliver Gaspirtz
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#86. Animation is different from other parts. Its language is the language of caricature. Our most difficult job was to develop the cartoon's unnatural but seemingly natural anatomy for humans and animals. - Author: Walt Disney
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#87. For humans and animals alike, truly vigorous, wholehearted, spontaneous play is something of a biological frill. - Author: Robin Marantz Henig
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#88. People think if you have deciphered the genome of humans that you can change everything. But you cannot change everything, because you do not know what the genes mean, and you have no methods for changing them, and you can't do experiments with humans like you can with animals. - Author: Christiane Nusslein-Volhard
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#89. She shuddered. Little frightened her as much as the unholy canines. But she did find it amusing that the souls of evil humans who had tortured animals and were sent to Sheoul-gra got to spend a lot of time in the pits with the beasts. She'd always loved the whole an-eye-for-an-eye thing. - Author: Larissa Ione
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#90. First, no other animals have the same mirroring effect as horses, meaning they will mirror humans' emotions. Second, they are not judgmental or biased. And third, they live within a social structure, heir herds, much the same as we do. - Author: Valerie Ormond
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#91. Veganism is an act of nonviolent defiance. It is our statement that we reject the notion that animals are things and that we regard sentient nonhumans as moral persons with the fundamental moral right not to be treated as the property or resources of humans. - Author: Gary L. Francione
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#92. Factory farming is terrible for the environment - not to mention that it's gross. The best thing you can do, if you think about it, is to become a vegetarian and just spread the word. The world would change for the better for animals, humans, and the planet if everyone took that step. - Author: Christofer Drew
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#93. Welfarists are concerned with the quality of the animals' lives before or even during their slaughter and want animals to be treated, and slaughtered, "humanely." Welfarists don't necessarily feel that it is wrong for humans to use animals for our own purposes. - Author: Sharon Gannon
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#94. But my animals are real animals, and they behave as animals usually do. It's really the humans who do strange things. Animals are predictable. Humans, never. - Author: Ruskin Bond
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#95. Through the years I've learned to gain the trust of humans. I'm really good at gaining the trust of animals and I have developed the same ability with humans. I don't make people feel wrong, I just make people aware. I have learned to make people laugh. - Author: Cesar Millan
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#96. The animals have desire, or appetite. But only humans have the ability not merely to desire things, but also the creative will to take responsibility for that desire and bring about the achievement of it. That creative ability resides in the nature of God, and he has passed it on to us. - Author: Henry Cloud
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#97. Some, while deploring animal abuses, on the same breath approve 'benefits to humans from certain animal abuses'! Who would criticize the Jewish holocaust or Black slavery, and YET praise the benefits to Germans or Whites??? This convenient ambiguity at the expense of animals is unacceptable!!! - Author: Adela Popescu
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#98. Or at school you might have been prodded to come "out of your shell" - that noxious expression which fails to appreciate that some animals naturally carry shelter everywhere they go, and that some humans are just the same. - Author: Susan Cain
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#99. I think humans have to learn a new way of dwelling on this earth. A way of living with their companions: animals, plants and fish. - Author: John Burnside
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#100. Drugs, sex, Satan, and power, Eve mused. A religious war? Hadn't humans fought and died for beliefs since the dawn of time? Animals fought for territory; people fought for territory as well. And for gain, for passion, for beliefs. For the hell of it. - Author: J.D. Robb
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