Favorite Quotations ~  Animals Animal Lovers

"The hippopotamus looks monogamous-- he looks as if he would have to be." ~ Will Cuppy


The measure of a society can be how well its people treat its animals ~ Mahatma Gandhi

Animals are such agreeable friends, they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms. ~ George Eliot

Animals are reliable, many full of love, true in their affections, predictable in their actions, grateful and loyal. Difficult standards for people to live up to. ~ Alfred A. Montapert

The basis of all animal rights should be the Golden Rule: we should treat them as we would wish them to treat us, were any other species in our dominant position. ~ Christine Stevens

An animal's eyes have the power to speak a great language. ~ Martin Buber

Animals share with us the privilege of having a soul. ~ Pythagoras

Animals teach us about the animals in ourselves. We need their spirits. ~ Matthew Fox

As custodians of the planet it is our responsibility to deal with all species with kindness, love, and compassion. That these animals suffer through human cruelty is beyond understanding. Please help to stop this madness. ~ Richard Gere

How can you eat anything with eyes? ~ Will Kellogg

The eyes of wild animals are unfathomable pools. Most of what we see in them is ourselves, reflected. ~ Sue Ellen Campbell

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