Weaseling out of things is important to learn. It's what separates us from the animals ... except the weasel.

Matt Groening

Humankind differs from the animals only by a little, and most people throw that away.


All animals except man know that the ultimate of life is to enjoy it.

Samuel Butler

Every dog must have his day.

Jonathan Swift

The trouble with cats is that they've got no tact.

Sir Philip Sidney

The bee is more honored than other animals, not because she labors, but because she labors for others.

Saint John Chrysostom

Dogs are wise. They crawl away into a quiet corner and lick their wounds and do not rejoin the world until they are whole once more.

Agatha Christie

Why is it there are so many more horses' asses than there are horses?

G. Gordon Liddy

Cats don't like change without their consent.

Roger Caras

If you are worthy of its affection, a cat will be your friend but never your slave.

Theophile Gautier

There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats.

Albert Schweitzer

It is much easier to show compassions to animals. They are never wicked.

Haile Selassie

Cats are mysterious kind of folk - there is more passing in their minds than we are aware of.

Sir Walter Scott

There are no ordinary cats.

Sidonie Gabrielle

Cats are rather delicate creatures and they are subject to a good many different ailments, but I have never heard of one who suffered from insomnia.

Joseph Wood Krutch

Anytime you see a turtle up on top of a fence post, you know he had some help.

Alex Haley

When my cats aren't happy, I'm not happy. Not because I care about their mood but because I know they're just sitting there thinking up ways to get even.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

Cats are connoisseurs of comfort.

James Herriot

Nobody who is not prepared to spoil cats will get from them the reward they are able to give to those who do spoil them.

Compton Mackenzie, Sr.

The problem with cats is that they get the same exact look whether they see a moth or an ax-murderer.

Paula Poundstone

Cat: a pygmy lion who loves mice, hates dogs, and patronizes human beings.

Oliver Herford

Cats have it all - admiration, an endless sleep, and company only when they want it.

Rod Mckuen

Ride the horse in the direction that it's going.

Werner Erhard

It is difficult to obtain the friendship of a cat. It is a philosophical animal...one that does not place its affections thoughtlessly.

Theophile Gautier

Birds sing after a storm; why shouldn't people feel as free to delight in whatever remains to them?

Rose F. Kennedy

Cats are rather delicate creatures and they are subject to a good many ailments, but I never heard of one who suffered from insomnia.

Joseph Wood Krutch

The best thing about animals is that they don't talk much.

Thornton Wilder

A dog wags its tail with its heart.

Martin Buxbaum

All animals are equal but some animals are more equal than others.

George Orwell

I ask people why they have deer heads on their walls. They always say because it's such a beautiful animal. There you go. I think my mother is attractive, but I have photographs of her.

Ellen DeGeneres

Man is an animal which, alone among the animals, refuses to be satisfied by the fulfilment of animal desires.

Alexander Graham Bell

Animals do not admire each other. A horse does not admire its companion.

Blaise Pascal

All of the animals in here belong to someone, so I don't know where that cat could have come from.

Lester Person

That's what should be done. We want these animals retired.

Lisa Lange

Some people say they have lost their animals. But it could have been a lot worse.

Wanda Clark

You're a good example of why some animals eat their young.

Jim Samuels

I like the crafts, and they have animals.

Pat Moore

My music is best understood by children and animals.

Igor Stravinsky

I think we're going to end up with 300-310 animals.

Jeff Gross

He thought that the 'extermination' of animals in the lab was akin to the Holocaust.

Steven Bailey

We're spread thin. There are a lot of animals coming in. We're remaining on alert.

Steve Mcculloch

For some of these people, animals are all they have left.

Rebecca Nealey

These animals need to go to a place that actually conducts itself as a sanctuary.

Leana Stormont

People who let their animals run at large are going to have to step up and pay more.

Ledy Vankavage

The animals are all familiar with this truck. They recognize the truck, so they won't run from it.

James Settelmeyer

The animals make less mistakes than the humans.

Bill Berloni

They are converter animals - habitat engineers - they will modify their habitat if allowed to do so.

Rob Little

Otis is amazing, ... I admire him. He has an amazing way with animals.

Robin Birley

I wanted to talk to the animals like Dr. Doolittle.

Jane Goodall

People can keep these animals, they don't need to be put down.

Marilyn Marinelli

The one thing they share is a love of animals.

Cynde Frankel

I have about 50 animals near Zapata. There isn't a lot of hay available right now.

Saul Hinojosa

We don't trap for fur. We trap because the animal's causing a problem.

Rob Erickson

We don't have space for large animals like that.

Curtis Barfield

If we aren't supposed to eat animals, then why are they made out of meat?

Jo Brand

How can we be held liable for the actions of wild animals?

John Knott

They had a big problem afterwards with animals that were not identified in any way. They had no way to match up the people with the animals.

Frank Branchini

We're not allowed to send any kind of animals. But the other day, we did get a bumper for a car.

Paul Freund

At one point, a census listed far more animals than people.

Kathleen Roberts

The people who took the kittens in said they were the nicest animals.

Patricia Schmidt

They even left animals in cages.

Michael Sheridan

She definitely had a different philosophy than our organization does about these animals.

Tammy Quist

I don't like animals. It's a strange thing, I don't like men and I don't like animals. As for God, he is beginning to disgust me.

Samuel Beckett

It helps firm up the shoreline. The plants and animals have adapted to it.

Bill Ohde

The animals would have had a painful death in shelters.

Chris Link

Nevertheless, all animals of interest will be tested for BSE.

John Clifford

She loved children. Loved animals. Loved being outdoors.

Bob Peck

Our expression and our words never coincide, which is why the animals don't understand us.''.

Malcolm De Chazal

The animals were the favorite. You know you can't compete with that.

Peggy Laskowski

Nobody cares more about animals than zookeepers. We take this very seriously.

Kelly Mcgrath

He was mean. He hurt animals, and he was always that way.

Sandra Mitchell

We handle all four-legged animals.

Nathan Seelow

These animals did not ask to be born, abandoned or put to sleep, then thrown into the garbage.

Dianne Morales

It was just heartbreaking knowing how docile these animals are.

Joyce Gilliam

I do love animals.

Dennis Rodman

It ran on its toes, especially when it got going. That's what all fast animals do.

David S. Berman

It's the first time we've actually named one of our animals after a person.

Jill Isaacs

Man is the most intelligent of the animals -- and the most silly.

Diogenes Laertius

Of all the animals, the boy is the most unmanageable.


We should all care about this because animals are dying in the streets.

Jill Wohlfeil

In some cases it's not exactly known how animals make these sounds, and what they use them for. It's speculative.

Billy Spitzer

The animals are stressed... lots of diarrhea.

Laura Maloney

We came here to check out the welfare of the animals. If they are not well, we'll keep them until they are well.

Nancy Howell

Zoo animals are ambassadors for their cousins in the wild.

Jack Hanna

These animals eat almost anything they can get in their mouths.

Jerome A. Jackson

There may be some burning animals, ... We'll see what happens.

Sam Endicott

Some animals have a lot of nerve - they get caught in my teeth!

Craig Bruce

We have the ability to care for animals here in a way that some folks at home may not.

Charles Crosby

We're using these animals as ocean sensors. We're also learning how they use the ocean - where they go and what they do.

Daniel Costa

So far it is primarily an animal disease. The more it is contained to animals, the better.

Henk Bekedam

Everybody's offering animals. We don't have any place to put them.

Bob Pendergrass

We are out here like pure animals. We don't have help.

Jeanne Clark

Raccoons and bats are the animals you find [rabies] in the most.

James Maloney

The animals were the most important thing.

Larry Demchuk

One big issue is the ability to handle the animals at [emergency] shelters.

Wayne Sandford

They really are just amazing animals.

Charles Carlson

They don't have to look the animals in the eyes when they have to be put to sleep.

Lana Planisek

These animals do not have any teeth, and since they are ready to hatch, that is strange.

Robert Reisz

People were staying because they wouldn't leave their animals.

Wayne Pacelle

These here are toys, some new, some used. Over here are stuffed animals.

Miguel Garcia

They're in a situation that's not really ideal for animals of this type.

Jeff Swanagan

People can develop an appreciation for the animals who live near them.

Beth Poff

We are out here like pure animals.

Issac Clark

My own animals will be the first ones to talk back to me.

Chris Stakes

These were not abused animals. They are affectionate. They come to you. They love to be handled.

Donna Stiteler

It's not fit for human habitation, let alone animals.

Dennis Mccullough

Potentially many thousands of animals.

Ian Wilmut

All of our animals have been very, very popular.

Kevin Ireland

They are the biology of the planet much more than plants and animals.

Brian Lanoil

Animals are my friends, and I don't eat my friends.

George Bernard Shaw

I love all animals. The teachers would hate me.

Linda Sanders

We encourage parents to buy their kids stuffed animals. We're really adamant about it.

Trish Sullivan

None of these animals are showing stress.

Bruce Read

We envision humans healing animals and animals healing humans.

Dawn Rogers

The animals we had there got good and fat.

Joe Lewandowski

They're very, very cautious animals.

David Baker

A lot of animals might not have had a chance had they not been brought here.

Jan Johnson

Other animals out here have really been benefiting, too.

Melissa Nelson

These are animals not used to being away from water or up at altitude.

Karl Mayer

I love animals and am keen to help.

Tina O'brien

We lost all of our other animals.

Robb Felton

We don't seize animals. We only document what happened.

George Kajtsa

I'm going to be learning Western plants and animals.

James Little

Whether animals admit it or not, they and I communicate.

Carolyn Heilbrun

(The researchers) have to be able to justify the use of animals. It's extremely competitive.

Eric Sandgren

I love animals. I'm going to be an animal doctor.

Eileen Wieber