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Following rules is, of course, the reason the dog is man's best friend is because the dog follows rules, and they actually do experiments on that, is that how well certain breeds of dogs follow rules, and how much they internalize them. And so many hierarchical animals, obviously they follow rules.
Frans de Waal
Mainly I'm a vegan because I like animals, and I don't want to be involved in their suffering. Also, it's better for my health and for the environment.
I love animals, but I don't want to talk to them. I'd rather be able to talk to other people on other continents and understand them.
I love animals and I love working with them because they don't lie.
Those who actually hate animals to the point of being cruel to them are outcasts to the rest of us, no matter where in the world they live.
I might get some more animals or something, but I'm done with the kids. I got a boy, I got a girl, and I got an older boy. I'm straight.
Jada Pinkett Smith
In their sympathies, children feel nearer animals than adults.
I'm very touched on a deep level by cruelty to animals.
Keeping animals, I have learned, is all about water. Who even knew chickens drank water? I didn't, but they do, and a lot.
We are the only alive creatures that are mortals; the animals are immortal, which is why they live stupidly. We are the only creatures that know that we will die, but that is a gift. It's important because we know we have to take advantage and squeeze life and understand why we're here in the first place.
Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu
It's funny what actors take issue with. Some won't do parts where animals are in jeopardy; some won't ever play anyone remotely unlikable - 'Heroes only, please.' Some won't do violence. I have no such qualms.
For actors in Hollywood, it's very straightforward. We're well-paid animals in a zoo.
Having animals in the city is entirely different from having animals out in the country. For one thing, it's more social. When you live on lots of acres without neighbors within a stone's throw, your dog-walks are usually solitary rambles over hill and dale.
Nearly all of the major kinds of life, divisions of life, phyla of animals, occur in the sea. Only about half of them can make it to land or freshwater.
Bolivia recently did what every country should do - banned the use of animals in circuses.
Over 55% of all shots using animals in 'The Hobbit' are in fact computer generated; this includes horses, ponies, rabbits, hedgehogs, birds, deer, elk, mice, wild boars and wolves.
The producers of 'The Hobbit' take the welfare of all animals very seriously and have always pursued the highest standard of care for animals in their charge.
I love animals and they're very easy to look after when they're dead.
Any time you're working in the world of taming animals, you're going to get hurt. But it's a rush that we get.
Animals used for food are treated like unfeeling machinery.
It is hard working with animals, I've got to say.
Using animals for entertainment is big business, plain and simple.
If you want to look at the state of humans, you should look at the state of animals first. People are choosing whether or not they can feed an animal and their family. And every shelter coast-to-coast is stuffed.
Ever since I was a little girl, I have always loved animals and been fascinated with them.
You can now modify the genes of large animals, and the largest animal we are concerned with is the human.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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