Animals In Nature Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 100 Quotes About Animals In Nature

#1. People are like animals. Some are happiest penned in, some need to roam free. You go to recognize what's in her nature and accept it. - Author: Jeannette Walls
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#2. The sense impressions of one-celled animals are not edited for the brain: 'This is philosophically interesting in a rather mournful way, since it means that only the simplest animals perceive the universe as it is (21). - Author: Annie Dillard
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#3. Make ethical choices in what we buy, do, and watch. In a consumer-driven society our individual choices, used collectively for the good of animals and nature, can change the world faster than laws. - Author: Marc Bekoff
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#4. Is obviously high time that the Jewish conception of nature, at any rate in regard to animals, should come to an end in Europe, and that the eternal being which, as it lives in us, also lives in every animal should be recognized as such, and as such treated with care and consideration. - Author: Arthur Schopenhauer
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#5. I do love one-upmanship sometimes, like when you see kids breakdancing and who can do the best tricks. It's common, it's in our nature as animals, like the birds of paradise who've got the best feathers and that sort of stuff. But it's fun when it's impulsive and it's about fun. - Author: Bjork
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#6. We don't have to go to wild places to find wildlife. A surprisingly wide range of species can be found in our sities and towns, from familiar animals like the raccoon to more exotic ones like the mountain lion. - Author: Roger Tory Peterson
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#7. Nearly all of us have a deep rooted wish for peace-peace on earth; but we shall never attain the true peace-the peace of love, and not the uneasy equilibrium of fear-until we recognize the place of animals in the scheme of things and treat them accordingly. - Author: Hugh Dowding, 1st Baron Dowding
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#8. Some readers will say that animals awaken fantasy, if not heresy, in those who attach moral significance to them. Yet often I think it is the more violent among us who are living out the fantasy, some delusion in which everything in nature is nothing and all is permitted. - Author: Matthew Scully
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#9. Arrange photographs of nature scenes, animals and expressions of joy and love in your environment and let their energy radiate into your heart and provide you with their higher frequency. - Author: Wayne Dyer
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#10. It is simply that in all life on earth as in all good agriculture there are no short-cuts that by-pass Nature and the nature of man himself and animals, trees, rocks and streams. Every attempt at a formula, a short-cut, a panacea, always ends in negation and destruction. - Author: Louis Bromfield
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#11. For the time of towns is tolled from the world by funereal chimes, but in nature the universal hours are counted by succeeding tribes of animals and plants, and by growth of joy on joy. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#12. Like all animals, human beings have always taken what they want from nature. But we are the rogue species. We are unique in our ability to use resources on a scale and at a speed that our fellow species can't. - Author: Edward Burtynsky
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#13. We're social animals. We've got to get along together. It's in our nature. We're hardwired that way. - Author: Nick Nolte
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#14. We need to preserve these sacred locations for ourselves, for the species of plants and animals that coexist in harmony there, and for the future generations of humankind that will need to be refreshed, renewed and healed by them. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#15. I grew up in beautiful Carmel, California, and I have extremely sweet parents that always loved nature and animals. They instilled such an appreciation for beauty and kindness that it was inherent. - Author: Alison Eastwood
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#16. We both loved the birds and animals and plants. We both felt far happier out of doors. I felt a peace in nature that I could never find in the human world, as you know. - Author: Tracy Rees
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#17. Nature is none other than God in things ... Animals and plants are living effects of Nature; Whence all of God is in all things ... Think thus, of the sun in the crocus, in the narcissus, in the heliotrope, in the rooster, in the lion. - Author: Giordano Bruno
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#18. Humans by nature are pack animals. We take comfort in those around us, and value our worth by how many others deem us important. We struggle to fit in, be like the others. - Author: Teresa Mummert
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#19. is the God that showed him wondrous stories and lessons. The primary lesson for George was that love is the only important work in this world. Love people, nature, animals, and creation itself - and to show compassion and generosity. - Author: John Graden
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#20. Not in all ways (of course), but the animals you know have power: they have abilities humans lack, could be dangerous, could bring life, mean things that mean things. - Author: Jonathan Safran Foer
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#21. Why is there such a gap between nonspeaking animals and speaking man, when there is no other such gap in nature? - Author: Walker Percy
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#22. Man is the only animal who enjoys the consolation of believing in a next life; all other animals enjoy the consolation of not worrying about it. - Author: Robert Breault
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#23. If unconditional love, loyalty, and obedience are the tickets to an eternal life, then my black Labrador, Venus, will surely be there long before me, along with all the dear animals in nature who care for their young at great cost to themselves and have suffered so much at the hands of humans. - Author: Richard Rohr
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#24. English is so hierarchical. In Cree, we don't have animate-inanimate comparisons between things. Animals have souls that are equal to ours. Rocks have souls, trees have souls. Trees are 'who,' not 'what. - Author: Tomson Highway
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#25. 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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#26. For the animals in nature, everywhere is their houses! When we touch anywhere in nature, we must know that we knock their doors! - Author: Mehmet Murat Ildan
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#27. I do not blench at nature red in tooth and claw... And much as I love The Wind in the Willows and the works of Beatrix Potter, I never dress my animals in clothes... They behave as animals should behave, with the exception that they open their mouths and speak the Queen's English. - Author: Dick King-Smith
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#28. The policy of man consists, at first, in endeavoring to arrive at a state equal to that of animals, whom nature has furnished with food, clothing, and shelter. - Author: Voltaire
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#29. There is not, in my opinion, anything more mysterious in nature than this instinct in animals, which thus rise above reason, and yet fall infinitely short of it. - Author: Joseph Addison
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#30. We ogle plants and animals up close on television, the Internet and in the movies. We may not worship the animals we see, but we still regard them as necessary physical and spiritual companions. Technological nature can't completely satisfy that yearning. - Author: Diane Ackerman
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#31. I can find God in nature, in animals, in birds and the environment. - Author: Pat Buckley
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#32. What my eyes seek in these encounters is not just the beauty traditionally revered by wildlife photographers. The perfection I seek in my photographic composition is a means to show the strength and dignity of animals in nature. - Author: Frans Lanting
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#33. However, he was happy. He felt he was conquering nature. He laughed aloud. He felt he was stronger than the elements. In this type of weather animals hid in their holes and did not come out. He was out, fighting the elements. He was a man, master of the world. - Author: Jack London
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#34. We humans build machines to do things that we see being done in the world by animals and people, but we typically don't build them the same way that nature built us. As AI trailblazer Frederick Jelineck put it beautifully, Airplanes don't flap their wings. - Author: Erik Brynjolfsson And Andrew McAfee
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#35. One cannot use with impunity the different categories of beings-animals, plants, the natural elements-simply as one wishes, according to economic needs. One must take into account the nature of each being and its mutual connection in an ordered system, which is the cosmos. - Author: Pope John Paul II
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#36. Of course, accidents will happen in wild-folk families just as among us humans, only in a wild-folk family, an accident is more apt to be fatal. - Author: Samuel Scoville Jr.
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#37. Those who are incapable of attaining to supreme religious values include the black coloured people and those who resemble them in their climates. Their nature is like the mute animals. Their level among existing things is below that of a man and above that of a monkey. - Author: Maimonides
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#38. You don't believe in Nature anymore. It's too isolated from you. You've abstracted it. It's so messy and damaged and sad. Your eyes glaze as you travel life's highway past all the crushed animals and the Big Gulp cups. - Author: Joy Williams
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#39. I once believed man was different from other animals, but Yodok showed me that reality doesn't support this opinion. In the camp, there was no difference between man and beast, except maybe that a very hungry human was capable of stealing food from its little ones while an animal, perhaps, was not. - Author: Kang Chol-Hwan
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#40. The only consistency in the way humans think about animals is inconsistency. - Author: Hal Herzog
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#41. They do not sweat and whine about their condition. They do not lie awake in the dark and weep for their sins.' [ ... ] To be a perfect animal and a perfect human - that was the ideal. - Author: Aldous Huxley
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#42. Right now, in the amazing moment that to us counts as the present, we are deciding, without quite meaning to, which evolutionary pathways will remain open and which will forever be closed. No other creature has ever managed this and it will, unfortunately, be our most enduring legacy. - Author: Elizabeth Kolbert
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#43. When humanity serves Nature, Nature serves humanity. When we serve animals and plants, they too serve us in return. - Author: Mata Amritanandamayi
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#44. We are all like cells within the body of the Universe/ God - as are plants, animals, air, natural resources and everything down to a subatomic level. Like cells in a body, these expressions grow, create, divide, destroy, die and are reabsorbed into the Universe/God to create again. - Author: Russell Anthony Gibbs
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#45. The evolution of the human race will not be accomplished in the ten thousand years of tame animals, but in the million years of wild animals, because man is, and always will be, a wild animal. - Author: Charles Galton Darwin
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#46. Men do not understand that because they unrestrictedly kill so many animals, they also must be slaughtered like animals in big wars. The reaction must be there. You are killing innocent cows and animals. Nature will take revenge. To kill cows means to end human civilization. - Author: Anonymous
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#47. The sloshing of their hooves in the paddy field that I heard thirty yards away, my car door open for the breeze, the haunting sound I was caught within as if creatures of magnificence were undressing and removing their wings - Author: Michael Ondaatje
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#48. I just find that humans are predictable and stupid and animals and nature are a lot more magical to me. I'm just interested in magic, and not the silly humans. - Author: Jason Lytle
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#49. I look to nature because I think the animals are smarter than we are. Animals mate; humans date. There's no dating in the animal kingdom. No dinner, no movie - just a quick sniff, 'Alright, let's go.' - Author: Adam Ferrara
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#50. The world had to change and for some reason the prosperity of men always results in them taking ever more from wild creatures and places. - Author: Robin Hobb
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#51. Sculpture is more divine, and more like Nature, That fashions all her works in high relief, And that is Sculpture. This vast ball, the Earth, Was moulded out of clay, and baked in fire; Men, women, and all animals that breathe Are statues, and not paintings. - Author: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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#52. But look around at this world, how perfectly it's made. Flowers can't move, yet the insects come to them and spread their pollen. Trees can't move either, but birds and animals eat their fruit and carry their seeds far and wide. - Author: Nahoko Uehashi
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#53. Other animals, in a constant and mostly unmediated relation with their sensory surroundings, think with the whole of their bodies. - Author: David Abram
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#54. What a pity that most young people instead of seeing one animal in nature--which is worth a hundred in any Zoo--must derive their knowledge of God's creatures from their appearance in prisons. ... How do we manage to think that we know all about an animal by gazing at him penned in a cage? - Author: Dhan Gopal Mukerji
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#55. 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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#56. The selfsame procedure which zoology, a branch of the natural sciences, applies to the study of animals, anthropology must apply to the study of man; and by doing so, it enrolls itself as a science in the field of nature. - Author: Maria Montessori
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#57. Socially inferior animals are the ones that make the most strenuous, resourceful efforts to get to know their keepers. They prove to be the ones most faithful to them ... it is a fact commonly known in the trade. - Author: Yann Martel
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#58. It is not in human nature for all men to tread the same path of development, as animals do of a single species. - Author: Maria Montessori
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#59. Farmers today keep themselves in ignorance of the needs and true nature of pigs precisely because to know would put their conscience in a terrible bind. Wilful ignorance of this kind is no better than complicity. - Author: Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson
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#60. 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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#61. The greatness of man is so evident that it is even proved by his wretchedness. For what in animals is nature, we call in man wretchedness
by which we recognize that, his nature being now like that of animals, he has fallen from a better nature which once was his. - Author: Blaise Pascal
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#62. They are all beasts of burden in a sense, ' Thoreau once remarked of animals, 'made to carry some portion of our thoughts.' Animals are the old language of the imagination; one of the ten thousand tragedies of their disappearance would be a silencing of this speech. - Author: Rebecca Solnit
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#63. I had always dreamed of being involved in a job where I could do anything related to animals and nature. A vet maybe. But later I came to understand that it was just a temporary interest and that music was more important to me. - Author: Tarkan
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#64. This is my religion - we're all animals, perfect animals created in the infinite image and imagination of nature. It's a life not without pain and competition and suffering, but it can be a life of dignity and mutual respect. - Author: David Duchovny
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#65. Most Pagans are in agreement, treat yourself, others, animals and nature with respect. Just like many other religions the Pagan belief system often incorporates a desire to be a good person, kind, and understanding. There is no spread of hatred or violence. - Author: Ginger Valentine
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#66. MAMMALIA, n.pl. A family of vertebrate animals whose females in a state of nature suckle their young, but when civilized and enlightened put them out to nurse, or use the bottle. - Author: Ambrose Bierce
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#67. As a so-called "civilized" people, and as members of a society in search of lasting peace in the world, we cannot remain callous to our responsibility toward nature and insensitive to the inherent rights of the animals. - Author: Nathaniel Altman
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#68. 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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#69. They turn nature into an achievement course, a series of ordeals and obstacles they can conquer. They go into nature to behave unnaturally. In nature animals flee cold and seek warmth and comfort. But Bobo naturalists flee comfort and seek cold and deprivation. - Author: David Brooks
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#70. The natural world had gone badly wrong. Everything that mankind is doing on the planet had upset the delicate balance of nature. The pollution, the rampant industrialization, the loss of habitat-when animals were squeezed and cornered, they behave viciously, in a desperate effort to survive. - Author: Michael Crichton
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#71. The trees are a thousand times taller than me, and hundreds of years older, and the rocks and leaves and plants and animals never do anything silly like kill each other or fall in love or grow up. - Author: Ben Stephenson
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#72. The meaning of life is pretty clear: Living things strive to pass their genes into the future. The claim that we would not have morals or ethics without religion is extraordinary. Animals in nature seem to behave in moral ways without organized religion. - Author: Bill Nye
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#73. There is no question that Francis was in advance of his age, as he anticipated all that is liberal and sympathetic in modern times: the love of nature, the love of animals, the sense of social compassion, the sense of the spiritual dangers of affluence. - Author: Henryk Skolimowski
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#74. Permaculture is a philosophy of working with, rather than against nature; of protracted and thoughtful observation rather than protracted and thoughtless labor; and of looking at plants and animals in all their functions, rather than treating any area as a single product system - Author: Bill Mollison
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#75. It is a scholar's task to find patterns in nature or cycles in history. Initially, it's no different from finding portraits of animals and heroes in the stars. The question is, Have you discovered a preexisting truth? Or have you imposed an arbitrary meaning on whatever it is you're considering? - Author: Mary Doria Russell
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#76. For Nature is accustomed to rehearse with certain large, perhaps baser, and all classes of wild (animals), and to place in the imperfect the rudiments of the perfect animals. - Author: Marcello Malpighi
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#77. Endurance, after all, is the only reason we even exist. We think of ourselves as nature's deadliest animals, but the truth is, a naked human is the biggest wimp in the wild. We have no fangs, no claws, no strength, and no speed. - Author: Christopher McDougall
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#78. After my return to England it appeared to me that by following the example of Lyell in Geology, and by collecting all facts which bore in any way on the variation of animals and plants under domestication and nature, some light might perhaps be thrown on the whole subject. - Author: Charles Darwin
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#79. The dangerous temptation of wildlife films is that they can lull us into thinking we can get by without the original models
that we might not need animals in the flesh. - Author: Doug Peacock
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#80. Landing on his feet was nothing new to Caleb. He did not believe in luck, he believed in the law of nature. Animals did not rely on luck. They lived and died by their instincts. - Author: Arlene Hunt
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#81. My best source of grounding are animals and nature. Animals live more in the moment and don't worry so much! And nature is proof of a greater power than myself. Both put things in perspective, or at least gently move us forward. - Author: Kristin Bauer Van Straten
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#82. An animal in pain is the saddest thing on Earth. - Author: Sanober Khan
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#83. I was interested in science or, at least, nature from an early age, learning the names of planets, cutting cartoons with facts about animals out of the newspaper and gluing them into a scrapbook, and, with a friend when I was five or six, trying to design a submarine. - Author: Martin Chalfie
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#84. We must not feel a childish disgust at the investigations of the meaner animals. For there is something marvelous in all natural things. - Author: Aristotle.
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#85. 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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#86. I have agreed to lend my voice to Nature's Guard, an animated series which hopefully will go into production in the near future. The characters are all animals. My voice will be for a character named Longtail. - Author: Jeremy Bulloch
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#87. Man lives, not directly or nakedly in nature like the animals, but within a mythological universe, a body of assumptions and beliefs developed from his existential concerns. - Author: Northrop Frye
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#88. Hinduism comes closest to being a nature religion. Rivers, rocks, trees, plants, animals, and birds all play their part, both in mythology and everyday worship. This harmony is most evident in remote places like this, and I hope it does not loose its unique character in the ruthless urban advance. - Author: Ruskin Bond
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#89. Animals form an inalienable fragment of nature, and if we hasten the disappearance of even one species, we diminish our world and our place in it. - Author: James A. Michener
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#90. Nature has not placed us in an inferior rank to men, no more than the females of other animals, where we see no distinction of capacity, though I am persuaded if there was a commonwealth of rational horses ... it would be an established maxim amongst them that a mare could not be taught to pace. - Author: Mary Wortley Montagu
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#91. If you are in doubt about what's balanced, look to the natural world. Animals know the right paths. - Author: F.T. McKinstry
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#92. Our knowledge and understanding of nonhuman animals is polluted far more than we acknowledge by our belief in our own superiority, our unrecognized cultural programming, and our separation from nature. - Author: Will Tuttle
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#93. First it was necessary to civilize man in relation to man. Now it is necessary to civilize man in relation to nature and the animals. - Author: Victor Hugo
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#94. Let us remember with humility the loneliness of being man in a universe we do not understand and the vulnerability of the human condition. The animals could do very well without us, but we cannot do without them. - Author: Gerald Carson
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#95. In today's society, the animals known as Homo sapiens have become conditioned to elicit the same kind of fearful response whenever the bell of Islam is rung. - Author: Abhijit Naskar
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#96. The magic begins in you. Feel your own energy, and realize similar energy exists within the Earth, stones, plants, water, wind, fire, colores, and animals. - Author: Scott Cunningham
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#97. I'm concentrating on staying healthy, having peace, being happy, remembering what is important, taking in nature and animals, spending time reading, trying to understand the universe, where science and the spiritual meet. - Author: Joan Jett
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#98. Readers of Darwin's life, for instance, and particularly of the published correspondence of Darwin, are henceforth naturalists in the making. Ever afterwards they are Darwins on a small scale, seeing animals and plants in an entirely different light and with a correspondingly keener interest. - Author: John Steeksma
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#99. Is there a more mysterious idea than to imagine how nature is reflected in the eyes of animals? - Author: Franz Marc
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#100. We have seen that the senses and intuitions, the various emotions and faculties, such as love, memory, attention and curiosity, imitation, reason, etc., of which man boasts, may be found in an incipient, or even sometimes in a well-developed condition, in the lower animals. - Author: Charles Darwin
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