Animal Quotes
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Animal quotes all focus on our treatment of living things. From quotations about animal companions, to sayings showing respect for the rights of all life forms on earth, 

we hope these words inspire a reverence for all living things. As Albert Einstein points out, “Our task must be to free ourselves…by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and its beauty.”

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If man was what he ought to be, he would be adored by the animals.
Henri Amiel

As long as there are slaughterhouses there will be battlefields. A vegetarian diet is the acid test of humanitarianism.
Leo Tolstoy

Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole.
Roger Caras

I like pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals.
Winston Churchill

Man is the only animal whose desires increase as they are fed: the only animal that is never satisfied.
Henry George

An animal's eyes have the power to speak a great language.
Martin Buber

I don't believe in the concept of hell, but if I did I would think of it as filled with people who were cruel to animals.
Gary Larson

We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
Immanual Kant

All animals except man know that the principal business of life is to enjoy it.
Samuel Butler

If having a soul means being able to feel love and loyalty and gratitude, then animals are better off than a lot of humans.
James Herriot

The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.
Mahatma Gandhi

Until one has loved an animal, a part of one's soul remains unawakened.
Anatole France

While we ourselves are the living graves of murdered animals, how can we expect any ideal living conditions on this earth?
Isadora Duncan

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