Animal Quotes, Sayings about animals

Animals can communicate quite well. And they do. And generally speaking, they are ignored.
– Alice Walker

Animals are something invented by plants to move seeds around. An extremely yang solution to a peculiar problem which they faced.
– Terence McKenna

Animals outline their territories with their excretions, humans outline their territories by ink excretions on paper.
– Robert Anton Wilson

Man is the most intelligent of the animals – and the most silly.
– Diogenes

Animals often strike us as passionate machines.
– Eric Hoffer

Anyone who hates children and animals can’t be all bad.
– W. C. Fields

The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated.
– Mohandas Gandhi

Every dog is a lion at home.”
– H. G. Bohn

“Remember, people will judge you by your actions, not your intentions.
– Anonymous

“Man, when perfected, is the best of animals, but when separated from law and justice, he is the worst of all.”
– Aristotle

Man is a clever animal who behaves like an imbecile.”
– Albert Schweitzer

“A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself.”
– Josh Billings

Time spent with cats is never wasted.”
– Sigmund Freud

You can say any fool thing to a dog, and the dog will give you this look that says, My God, you’re RIGHT! I NEVER would’ve thought of that!
– Dave Barry

A beaver does not, as legend would have it, know which direction the tree will fall when he cuts it, but counts on alacrity to make up for lack of engineering expertise.
– Ann Zwinger

We were all on this ship in the sixties, our generation, a ship going to discover the New World. And the Beatles were in the crow’s nest of that ship.
– John Lennon

My favorite animal is the mule. He has more horse sense than a horse. He knows when to stop eating — and he knows when to stop working.
– Harry S. Truman

They too, are created by the same loving hand of God which Created us…It is our duty to Protect Them and to promote their well-being.
– Mother Teresa

Animals, as part of God’s creation, have rights which must be respected. It behooves us always to be sensitive to their needs and to the reality of their pain.
– Dr. Donald Coggan

Not to hurt our humble brethren is our first duty to them, but to stop there is not enough. We have a higher mission—to be of service to them wherever they require it.
– Francis