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Perpetual Inspiration Is As Necessary To The Life Of Goodness, Holiness And Happiness As Perpetual Respiration Is Necessary To Animal Life.
~ Andrew Bonar Law
Man Is A Rational Animal Who Always Loses His Temper When Called Upon To Act In Accordance With The Dictates Of Reason.
~ Orson Welles
Man Is A Make-believe Animal - He Is Never So Truly Himself As When He Is Acting A Part.
~ William Hazlitt
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
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
Society Expects Man To Be A Passive Social Animal Who Believes Like The People Of The Field In Jurgen That To Do What You Always Have Done And What Is Expected Of You Are The Twin Rules Of Life. This, Is Course, Is Not True. The Wanton Crucifixion Of Impulses, The Unnecessary Blocking And Frustration Of The Drives And Urges, Are An Evil That Reflects Itself In Sophistication, Ennui And Boredom, Dissatisfaction, Melancholy, Fatigue, Anxiety And Neurosis.
~ Abraham Myerson
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
The Male Is A Domestic Animal Which, If Treated With Firmness, Can Be Trained To Do Most Things.
~ Jilly Coope
Man Is The Only Animal That Laughs And Has A State Legislature.
~ Samuel Butle
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
Every Animal Knows More Than You Do. Nez Perce.
~ American Indian Prove
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