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Perhaps I Am A Bear, Or Some Hibernating Animal Underneath, For The Instinct To Be Half Asleep All Winter Is So Strong In Me.
~ Anne Morrow Lindbergh
We Have Enslaved The Rest Of The Animal Creation, And Have Treated Our Distant Cousins In Fur And Feathers So Badly That Beyond Doubt, If They Were Able To Formulate A Religion, They Would Depict The Devil In Human Form.
~ William Ralph Inge
After Several Minutes Of Utterly Dull Conversation I Began To Think Of Her Not As A Woman But As A Human, Then Not As A Human But As An Animal, Then Not As An Animal But As A Source Of High-grade Protein.
~ Mark Gooley
Religion Is The Masterpiece Of The Art Of Animal Training, For It Trains People As To How They Shall Think.
~ Arthur Shopenhaue
Man Is The Only Animal Whose Desires Increase As They Are Fed; The Only Animal That Is Never Satisfied.
~ Henry George
A Human Being Is An Animal Suspended In Webs Of Significance Which He Himself Has Spun.
~ Clifford Geertz, "Cultural Anthropology" by Nanda
My Favorite Animal Is Steak.
~ Fran Lebowitz
Man Is A Rational Animal Who Always Loses His Temper When Called Upon To Act In Accordance With The Dictates Of Reason.
~ Orson Welles
The Paleolithic Hunters Who Painted The Unsurpassed Animal Murals On The Ceiling Of The Cave At Altamira Had Only Rudimentary Tools. Art Is Older Than Production For Use, And Play Older Than Work. Man Was Shaped Less By What He Had To Do Than By What He Did In Playful Moments. It Is The Child In Man That Is The Source Of His Uniqueness And Creativeness, And The Playground Is The Optimal Milieu For The Unfolding Of His Capacities.
~ Eric Hoffe
Man Is The Only Animal That Laughs And Has A State Legislature.
~ Samuel Butle
The Animals Of The Planet Are In Desperate Peril... Without Free Animal Life I Believe We Will Lose The Spiritual Equivalent Of Oxygen.
~ Alice Walker, Living by the Word, 1988
Man Is A Rational Animal Who Always Loses His Temper When He Is Called Upon To Act In Accordance With The Dictates Of Reason.
~ Oscar Wilde
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