An animal's eyes have the power to speak a great language.
We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
Thousands of years ago, cats were worshipped as gods. Cats have never forgotten this.
Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole.
Those who wish to pet and baby wild animals "love" them. But those who respect their natures and wish to let them live normal lives, love them more.
Edwin Way Teale
I believe in animal rights, and high among them is the right to the gentle stroke of a human hand.
Teaching a child not to step on a caterpillar is as valuable to the child as it is to the caterpillar.
God made all the creatures and gave them our love and our fear,
To give sign, we and they are His children, one family here.
I like pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals.
Aerodynamically, the bumble bee shouldn't be able to fly, but the bumble bee doesn't know it so it goes on flying anyway.
Mary Kay Ash
There is in all animals a sense of duty that man condescends to call instinct.
Our perfect companions never have fewer than four feet.
It often happens that a man is more humanely related to a cat or dog than to any human being.
Henry David Thoreau
The kind man feeds his beast before sitting down to dinner.
Lots of people talk to animals - Not very many listen, though - That's the problem.
You enter into a certain amount of madness when you marry a person with pets.
Until one has loved an animal a part of one's soul remains unawakened.
The state is a creation of nature and man is by nature a political animal.
In short, the animal and vegetable lines, diverging widely above, join below in a loop.
In the animal kingdom, the rule is, eat or be eaten; in the human kingdom, define or be defined.
It is difficult to obtain the friendship of a cat. It is a philosophical animal... one that does not place its affections thoughtlessly.
If an animal does something, we call it instinct; if we do the same thing for the same reason, we call it intelligence.
Animals love us with constant hearts. They offer us pure joy, a place to love with simplicity and purity.
Julia Cameron, Transitions