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Experience demands that man is the only animal which devours his own kind, for I can apply no milder term to the general prey of the rich on the poor.
Man is the only animal that blushes - or needs to.
It is just like man's vanity and impertinence to call an animal dumb because it is dumb to his dull perceptions.
Humans are amphibians - half spirit and half animal. As spirits they belong to the eternal world, but as animals they inhabit time.
C. S. Lewis
Man is a rational animal who always loses his temper when he is called upon to act in accordance with the dictates of reason.
A black cat crossing your path signifies that the animal is going somewhere.
Man is by nature a political animal.
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.
I ask people why they have deer heads on their walls. They always say because it's such a beautiful animal. There you go. I think my mother is attractive, but I have photographs of her.
The natural term of the affection of the human animal for its offspring is six years.
George Bernard Shaw
Until one has loved an animal a part of one's soul remains unawakened.
The petty man is eager to make boasts, yet desires that others should believe in him. He enthusiastically engages in deception, yet wants others to have affection for him. He conducts himself like an animal, yet wants others to think well of him.
Man is the only animal for whom his own existence is a problem which he has to solve.
Man is a wingless animal with two feet and flat nails.
In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed.
There's nothing funnier than the human animal.
The truth is I love being alive. And I love feeling free. So if I can't have those things then I feel like a caged animal and I'd rather not be in a cage. I'd rather be dead. And it's real simple. And I think it's not that uncommon.
Religion is the masterpiece of the art of animal training, for it trains people as to how they shall think.
A politician is an animal which can sit on a fence and yet keep both ears to the ground.
H. L. Mencken
The capacity of human beings to bore one another seems to be vastly greater than that of any other animal.
H. L. Mencken
Man is the only animal that can remain on friendly terms with the victims he intends to eat until he eats them.
We have enslaved the rest of the animal creation, and have treated our distant cousins in fur and feathers so badly that beyond doubt, if they were able to formulate a religion, they would depict the Devil in human form.
William Ralph Inge
The animal is ignorant of the fact that he knows. The man is aware of the fact that he is ignorant.
It has been said that man is a rational animal. All my life I have been searching for evidence which could support this.
People commonly travel the world over to see rivers and mountains, new stars, garish birds, freak fish, grotesque breeds of human; they fall into an animal stupor that gapes at existence and they think they have seen something.
I'm not an activist; I don't look for controversy. I'm not a political person, but I'm a person with compassion. I care passionately about equal rights. I care about human rights. I care about animal rights.
Man is a reasoning rather than a reasonable animal.
Man is a tool-using animal. Without tools he is nothing, with tools he is all.
No animal should ever jump up on the dining-room furniture unless absolutely certain that he can hold his own in the conversation.
Man is a credulous animal, and must believe something; in the absence of good grounds for belief, he will be satisfied with bad ones.
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