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Famous Quotes & Quotations About Animals:

A chicken and an egg are lying in bed. The chicken is smoking a cigarette with a satisfied smile on its face and the egg is frowning and looking put out. The egg mutters to no one in particular, "I guess we answered that question."
~ Author Unknown.

By perseverance the snail reached the ark.
~ Charles Spurgeon Quotes.

Coexistence... what the farmer does with the turkey - until Thanksgiving.
~ Mike Connolly Quotes.

No matter how much cats fight, there always seem to be plenty of kittens.
~ Abraham Lincoln Quotes.

One farmer says to me, "You cannot live on vegetable food solely, for it furnishes nothing to make the bones with;" and so he religiously devotes a part of his day to supplying himself with the raw material of bones; walking all the while he talks behind his oxen, which, with vegetable-made bones, jerk him and his lumbering plow along in spite of every obstacle.
~ Henry David Thoreau Quotes.

One of the striking differences between a cat and a lie is that the cat has only nine lives.
~ Mark Twain Quotes.

Dear Lord, I've been asked, nay commanded, to thank Thee for the Christmas turkey before us... a turkey which was no doubt a lively, intelligent bird... a social being... capable of actual affection... nuzzling its young with almost human-like compassion. Anyway, it's dead and we're gonna eat it. Please give our respects to its family.
~ Berke Breathed Quotes, Bloom County Babylon.

Do vegetarians eat animal crackers?
~ Author Unknown.

Erotica is using a feather, pornography is using the whole chicken.
~ Isabel Allende Quotes.

Every creature is better alive than dead, men and moose and pine trees, and he who understands it aright will rather preserve its life than destroy it.
~ Henry David Thoreau Quotes, Chesuncook, The Maine Woods, 1848.

Faith is the bird that sings when the dawn is still dark.
~ Rabindranath Tagore Quotes.

For animals, the entire universe has been neatly divided into things to (a) mate with, (b) eat, (c) run away from, and (d) rocks.
~ Terry Pratchett Quotes, Equal Rites.

You can't be suspicious of a tree, or accuse a bird or a squirrel of subversion or challenge the ideology of a violet.
~ Hal Borland Quotes, Sundial of the Seasons, 1964.

You know horses are smarter than people. You never heard of a horse going broke betting on people.
~ Will Rogers Quotes.

Guys would sleep with a bicycle if it had the right color lip gloss on. They have no shame. They're like bull elks in a field.
~ Tori Amos Quotes.

"Hear! hear!" screamed the jay from a neighboring tree, where I had heard a tittering for some time, "winter has a concentrated and nutty kernel, if you know where to look for it."
~ Henry David Thoreau Quotes, Journal, 28 November 1858.

Heart attacks... God's revenge for eating his little animal friends.
~ Author Unknown.

I am not a vegetarian because I love animals; I am a vegetarian because I hate plants.
~ A. Whitney Brown Quotes.

I do not like eating meat because I have seen lambs and pigs killed. I saw and felt their pain. They felt the approaching death. I could not bear it. I cried like a child. I ran up a hill and could not breathe. I felt that I was choking. I felt the death of the lamb.
~ Vaslav Nijinsky Quotes.

I eat everything that nature voluntarily gives: fruits, vegetables, and the products of plants. But I ask you to spare me what animals are forced to surrender: meat, milk, and cheese.
~ Author Unknown.

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