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I have had strange animals as pets all my life. I was shy growing up, and shy people tend to interact better with animals than people. Animals are direct, not duplicitous.


I think, if you were being cruel to animals, then the thought of eating them would be horrific.

Animals in their generation are wiser than the sons of men but their wisdom is confined to a few particulars and lies in a very narrow compass.

I wish people would realize that animals are totally dependent on us helpless like children a trust that is put upon us.

All of my friends are animal people. To me cats are people too. Animals are people too. I travel a lot and when I go overseas it's really hard on me because the animals are treated much differently especially in developing countries.

Humans are amphibians - half spirit and half animal. As spirits they belong to the eternal world but as animals they inhabit time.

When I was a child I used to read books by Gerald Durrell who founded Jersey Zoo. He had a job collecting animals for zoos and for a long time that is what I wanted to do. Later when I was a teenager I had a fantastic English teacher called Mrs. Stafford. Her enthusiasm made me decide to be a writer.

I love sports. I love animals. I love kids. I want to save the world. So how do I combine all those things? I don't know.

All of us in society are supposed to believe that cruelty to animals is wrong and that it is a good thing to prevent needless suffering. So if that is true how can meat be acceptable under any but the most extraordinary circumstances such as perhaps roasting the bird who died flying into a window?

Thousands of years ago humans domesticated every possible large wild mammal species fulfilling all those criteria and worth domesticating with the result that there have been no valuable additions of domestic animals in recent times despite the efforts of modern science.

Psychology is the science of the intellects characters and behavior of animals including man.

Traditional academic science describes human beings as highly developed animals and biological thinking machines. We appear to be Newtonian objects made of atoms molecules cells tissues and organs.

I was so sad from losing two of my dogs and my mother. I had this vision of all these animals sitting behind bars. They had no control and were scared. That's why I got into fostering and adopting animals out.

It more or less has the shape of a love song but 'Crescent Moon' reflects more my longing for an ancient romantic context that includes wild animals fire danger of death stellar navigation and seasonal intuition.

If a man lets all of my dogs sleep in the bed with us then that is the most romantic thing. You must love my dogs in order to love me. A man who is nice to my animals and doesn't shoo them away - well that's the height of romance.

My object will be first to show by what connections the history of the fossil bones of land animals is linked to the theory of the earth and why they have a particular importance in this respect.

PETA's campaign should be included in school curricula. If we can open children's hearts and minds to animals' needs teach them to treat a dog or a chicken as if they feel fear and love and pain - as they do - then they will grow up to understand that we are all worthy of respect.

Well I had an immense respect for Cirque du Soleil when I first say them in the '80s on a television show and just thought you know this group is really reinventing the circus as you know. Because there wasn't three rings. There were no animals.

It goes without saying that the desire to accomplish the task with more confidence to avoid wasting time and labour and to spare our experimental animals as much as possible made us strictly observe all the precautions taken by surgeons in respect to their patients.

I remember the evacuee children from towns and cities throwing stones at the farm animals. When we explained that if you did that you wouldn't have any milk meat or eggs they soon learned to respect the animals.

Respect and affection for animals particularly those who share our homes recognize no geographic borders.

The beliefs I was raised with - to respect animals and to be aware of nature to understand that we share this planet with other creatures - have had a huge impact on me.

I'm always pushing for human responsibility. Given that chimpanzees and many other animals are sentient and sapient then we should treat them with respect.

Steve Irwin did wonderful conservation work but I was uncomfortable about some of his stunts. Even if animals aren't aware that you are not treating them with respect the viewers are.