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Physical Bravery Is An Animal Instinct Moral Bravery Is Much Higher And Truer Courage.
~ Wendell Phillips
Man May Be Considered As A Superior Species Of Animal Who Produces Philosophies And Poems In About The Same Way A Silkworm Produces Their Cocoons And Bees Their Hives.
~ Hippilyte Taine
Man Is The Only Animal That Blushes -- Or Needs To.
~ Mark Twain
Man Is The Only Animal That Learns By Being Hypocritical. He Pretends To Be Polite And Then, Eventually, He _becomes_ Polite.
~ Jean Ke
Liberty Is To Faction, What Air Is To Fire, An Ailment Without Which It Instantly Expires. But It Could Not Be A Less Folly To Abolish Liberty, Which Is Essential To Political Life, Because It Nourishes Faction, Than It Would Be To Wish The Annihilation Of Air, Which Is Essential To Animal Life, Because It Imparts To Fire Its Destructive Agency.
~ James Madison, Federalist 10
Man Is The Only Animal That Laughs And Weeps, For He Is The Only Animal That Is Struck With The Difference Between What Things Are And What They Ought To Be.
~ William Hazlitt
Man Is A Make-believe Animal - He Is Never So Truly Himself As When He Is Acting A Part.
~ William Hazlitt
It Is Not In Giving Life But In Risking Life That Man Is Raised Above The Animal That Is Why Superiority Has Been Accorded In Humanity Not To The Sex That Brings Forth But To That Which Kills.
~ Simone de Beauvoi
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
The Male Is A Domestic Animal Which, If Treated With Firmness, Can Be Trained To Do Most Things.
~ Jilly Coope
We Know What The Animals Do, What Are The Needs Of The Beaver, The Bear, The Salmon, And Other Creatures, Because Long Ago Men Married Them And Acquired This Knowledge From Their Animal Wives. Today The Priests Say We Lie, But We Know Better.
~ Native American
In Endowing Us With Memory, Nature Has Revealed To Us A Truth Utterly Unimaginable To The Unreflective Creation, The Truth Of Immortality.... The Most Ideal Human Passion Is Love, Which Is Also The Most Absolute And Animal And One Of The Most Ephemeral.
~ George Santayana
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