Quotes about animals
It isn't true that convicts live like animals: animals have more room to move around.
I know at last what distinguishes man from animals; financial worries.
In jungle, only the lion dies of old age. The other animals are dying eaten by lion.
If it is indeed impossible - or at least very difficult - to inhabit the consciousness of an animal, then in writing about animals there is a temptation to project upon them feelings and thoughts that may belong only to our own human mind and heart.
All animals are equal but some animals are more equal than others.
So much are animals like man that at times it is impossible to distinguish between them.
Strictly speaking, my interest is not in legal rights for animals but in a change of heart towards animals.
The most important of all rights is the right to life, and I cannot foresee a day when domesticated animals will be granted that right in law.
Animals have these advantages over man: they never hear the clock strike, they die without any idea of death, they have no theologians to instruct them, their last moments are not disturbed by unwelcome and unpleasant ceremonies, their funerals cost them nothing, and no one starts lawsuits over their wills.
The animals of the planet are in desperate peril... Without free animal life I believe we will lose the spiritual equivalent of oxygen.
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