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He who is unable to live in society, or who has no need because he is sufficient for himself, must be either a beast or a god.
A rude nature is worse than a brute nature by so much more as man is better than a beast: and those that are of civil natures and genteel dispositions are as much nearer to celestial creatures as those that are rude and cruel are to devils.
The wild, cruel beast is not behind the bars of the cage. He is in front of it.
I wanted to know the name of every stone and flower and insect and bird and beast. I wanted to know where it got its color, where it got its life - but there was no one to tell me.
George Washington Carver
The name, Seventh-day Adventist, is a standing rebuke to the Protestant world. Here is the line of distinction between the worshipers of God, and those who worship the beast, and receive his mark. The great conflict is between the commandments of God and the requirements of the beast.
Ellen G. White
Living next to you is in some ways like sleeping with an elephant. No matter how friendly and even-tempered is the beast, if I can call it that, one is affected by every twitch and grunt.
Whosoever is delighted in solitude is either a wild beast or a god.
He that can live alone resembles the brute beast in nothing, the sage in much, and God in everything.
The public is a ferocious beast; one must either chain it or flee from it.
Grab the broom of anger and drive off the beast of fear.
Zora Neale Hurston
Courage without conscience is a wild beast.
Robert Green Ingersoll
Finds progress, man's distinctive mark alone, Not God's, and not the beast's; God is, they are, Man partly is, and wholly hopes to be.
Any beast can cry over the misfortunes of its own child. It takes a mensch to weep for others' children.
Never sell the bear's skin before one has killed the beast.
Jean de La Fontaine
I ran away from home. I ran away from St. Louis, and then I ran away from the United States of America, because of that terror of discrimination, that horrible beast which paralyzes one's very soul and body.
Los Angeles is such a town of show business, and I'm a terrible celebrity. I find it difficult - it's the beast that must be fed. There's this big wheel of pictures and articles that goes around, and you get pinned on it.
Success is a beast. And it actually puts the emphasis on the wrong thing. You get away with more instead of looking within.
What a cage is to the wild beast, law is to the selfish man.
When I was growing up, everybody in charge, my parents and teachers, had all survived the war, and they talked about the war like it was the Kraken - you know, this huge beast that roamed the earth during their formative years.
The first show I ever did, singing and dancing, was 'Beauty and the Beast.' I was playing Gaston. Gaston has red tights, knee high boots, and it's very physical. I had headaches every day for two months.
What for centuries raised man above the beast is not the cudgel but the irresistible power of unarmed truth.
Divorce can be crazy. Man, if you're happy... Love is a beast, man. Hold on. Be prepared for any way it may go, and be honest.
The beast for me is greed. Whether you read Dante, Swift, or any of these guys, it always boils down to the same thing: the corruption of the soul.
I never quite understood why Disney hadn't made a sincere fairy tale since 'Beauty and the Beast.'
When a man is treated like a beast, he says, 'After all, I'm human.' When he behaves like a beast, he says 'After all, I'm only human.'
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Leonardo da Vinci
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