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Research has shown that a barren environment is much more damaging to baby animals than it is to adult animals. It does not hurt the adult animals the same way it damages babies.
If I could stomach the awful part of being a veterinarian, which involves sticking your hand up animals' behinds, I would be a vet.
The animals that depend on instinct have an inherent knowledge of the laws of economics and of how to apply them; Man, with his powers of reason, has reduced economics to the level of a farce which is at once funnier and more tragic than Tobacco Road.
Mankind's true moral test, its fundamental test (which lies deeply buried from view), consists of its attitude towards those who are at its mercy: animals. And in this respect mankind has suffered a fundamental debacle, a debacle so fundamental that all others stem from it.
When you get into the whole field of exploring, probably 90 percent of the kinds of organisms, plants, animals and especially microorganisms and tiny invertebrate animals are unknown. Then you realize that we live on a relatively unexplored plan.
E. O. Wilson
The countenances of children, like those of animals, are masks, not faces, for they have not yet developed a significant profile of their own.
W. H. Auden
When I see professional clowns, mimes, or people who makes ballon animals, I think of their relatives and how disappointed they must be.
Courage and conviction are powerful weapons against an enemy who depends only on fists or guns. Animals know when you are afraid; a coward knows when you are not.
My mother and dad were big animal lovers, too. I just don't know how I would have lived without animals around me. I'm fascinated by them - both domestic pets and the wild community. They just are the most interesting things in the world to me, and it's made such a difference in my lifetime.
We have abolished the death penalty for humans, so why should it continue for animals?
Books have the same enemies as people: fire, humidity, animals, weather, and their own content.
The man who kills the animals today is the man who kills the people who get in his way tomorrow.
As you may know, some of the stereotyped behaviors exhibited by autistic children are also found in zoo animals who are raised in a barren environment.
I've always thought a hotel ought to offer optional small animals. I mean a cat to sleep on your bed at night, or a dog of some kind to act pleased when you come in. You ever notice how a hotel room feels so lifeless?
It's been my dream to have four babies by 30. I look after animals, so I'd have a lot to give my kids.
Animals outline their territories with their excretions, humans outline their territories by ink excretions on paper.
Robert Anton Wilson
Brute animals have the vowel sounds; man only can utter consonants.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
If you love animals, obviously it doesn't make sense to hurt them.
Steven Patrick Morrissey
Animals are something invented by plants to move seeds around. An extremely yang solution to a peculiar problem which they faced.
When we see animals doing remarkable things, how do we know if we're simply seeing tricks or signs of real intelligence? Are talented animals just obeying commands, or do they have some kind of deeper understanding? One of the biggest challenges for animal researchers is to come up with tests that can distinguish between the two.
Neil deGrasse Tyson
I'm not an animal lover if that means you think things are nice if you can pat them, but I am intoxicated by animals.
I only want to protect animals from barbarous, cruel, inhuman and backward rituals.
I love all animals. I have a fascination with fish, birds, whales - sentient life - insects, reptiles.
I've seen people that don't treat their animals well and yet their animals are still just as loving to them even though they're not treated that well. It's very hard to find that kind of loyalty and love and affection in human beings.
Dick Van Patten
Once I showed up at my sister's with a baby rabbit I had bought from some children because its ears were cold. I put the rabbit on a hot water bottle and massaged its ears for quite a while. After all, I knew that all healthy animals had warm ears.
Juliette Gordon Low
C. S. Lewis
Leonardo da Vinci
Martin Luther King, Jr.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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