Animal Quotations

If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you; that is the principal difference between a dog and a man.
Mark Twain

To my mind, the life of a lamb is no less precious than that of a human being.
Mohandas Gandhi

Animals are my friends, and I don't eat my friend.
George Bernard Shaw

I have no doubt that it is a part of the destiny of the human race, in its gradual improvement, to leave off eating animals.
Henry David Thoreau

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

Reverence for life is the ethic of love expanded to embrace the universe.
Albert Schweitzer

Some of my best leading men have been dogs and horses.
Elizabeth Taylor

The soul is the same in all living creatures, although the body of each is different.
Hippocrates

The fingerprint of God is often a pawprint.
Susan Chernak McElroy

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

My little dog -- a heartbeat at my feet.
Edith Wharton

A dog maybe a man's best friend but a horse made history
Anonymous

No heaven will not ever Heaven be;
Unless my cats are there to welcome me.
Anonymous

Did you ever walk into a room and forget why you walked in? I think that is how dogs spend their lives.
Sue Murphy

To err is human, to forgive, canine.
Anonymous

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

When a man's best friend is his dog, that dog has a problem.
Edward Abbey

The average dog is a nicer person than the average person.
Andrew A. Rooney