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If the tongue had not been framed for articulation, man would still be a beast in the forest.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The public is a ferocious beast; one must either chain it or flee from it.
Any beast can cry over the misfortunes of its own child. It takes a mensch to weep for others' children.
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.
Take hope from the heart of man and you make him a beast of prey.
Beauty and the Beast seemed like it all was really brown. The whole thing was just so brown and orange and yellow, like Burger King or something. I don't think I would have liked Beauty and the Beast at any age.
What an ugly beast the ape, and how like us.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Whosoever is delighted in solitude is either a wild beast or a god.
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.
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.
All things share the same breath - the beast, the tree, the man... the air shares its spirit with all the life it supports.
Never sell the bear's skin before one has killed the beast.
Jean de La Fontaine
For man, as for flower and beast and bird, the supreme triumph is to be most vividly, most perfectly alive.
D. H. Lawrence
What law, what reason can deny that gift so sweet, so natural that God has given a stream, a fish, a beast, a bird?
Pedro Calderon de la Barca
Success is a beast. And it actually puts the emphasis on the wrong thing. You get away with more instead of looking within.
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.
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.
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.'
I never quite understood why Disney hadn't made a sincere fairy tale since 'Beauty and the Beast.'
Rumors sound of galleries asking artists for upsized art and more of it. I've heard of photographers asked to print larger to increase the wall power and salability of their work. Everything winds up set to maximum in order to feed the beast.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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