Mammal quotes:

  • I am really a sea creature. Just a mammal that lost its fins. -- Kathleen Quinlan
  • Being a caregiver for your child is part of the job description of being a mammal. -- Mayim Bialik
  • We're animals. We're born like every other mammal and we live our whole lives around disguised animal thoughts. -- Barbara Kingsolver
  • To me it seems that the warm blooded dinosaurs replaced advanced mammal ancestors that were warm blooded, also. -- Robert T. Bakker
  • Elephants have the largest brains of any mammal on the face of the Earth. They are creative, altruistic and kind. -- Ingrid Newkirk
  • We haven't been able yet to determine in terms of genes what makes a human being a human and not another mammal. -- Walter Gilbert
  • Our brains have been designed to blur the line between self and other. It is an ancient neural circuitry that marks every mammal, from mouse to elephant. -- Frans de Waal
  • I'm a hybrid, from a cultural perspective, but I don't think in these terms. I'm more simple than that. I'm a mammal who will live 70 years, more or less, who believes in God and likes his life. -- Ashraf Barhom
  • 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. -- Jared Diamond
  • Together we are stronger, our voices louder, and the synergy of our actions more powerful. Together we can prevail on the Navy to put commonsense safeguards in place, like requiring its ships to avoid the most sensitive marine mammal habitats and to stop their training exercises during peak migrations. -- Pierce Brosnan
  • I'm a mammal at the end. I breathe out and breathe in and eat. At the end, when we go to sleep, nobody lives this political definition. It's something we connect by and we try to understand each other by, but at the end, we know that this is not who we are. -- Ashraf Barhom
  • We live in a dancing matrix of viruses; they dart, rather like bees, from organism to organism, from plant to insect to mammal to me and back again, and into the sea, tugging along pieces of this genome, strings of genes from that, transplanting grafts of DNA, passing around heredity as though at a great party. -- Lewis Thomas
  • There are more humans than all of the rabbits on earth. There are more of us than all the wildebeests, than all the rats, than all the mice. We are the most numerous mammal on the planet. But because we're not like rabbits or rats or mice, we have technology, we have a consumptive appetite, we have a global economy. -- David Suzuki
  • Tell me the size of a mammal and I can tell you, to about 85 per cent level, pretty much everything about its physiology and life history, such as how long it is going to live, how many offspring it will have, the length of its aorta, how long it will take to mature, what is the pulse rate in the ninth branch of its circuitry. -- Geoffrey West
  • There's nothing wrong with being a large mammal. -- Jim Morrison
  • Man is a sad mammal that combs its hair. -- Cees Nooteboom
  • The largest living land mammal is the absent mind. -- Don Van Vliet
  • Man can be defined, if one wishes, as a languag-ized mammal. -- Charlton Laird
  • Panda. Large black-and-white bear-like mammal, native to China. Eats, shoots and leaves. -- Lynne Truss
  • Recently, I've ventured into the mammal family - so that's good for my sex life. -- Emo Philips
  • I feel like having an actual taxidermy-ed mammal would get gross, like its hair would get dirty and stuff. -- Nick Antosca
  • When an eighty-five pound mammal licks your tears away, then tries to sit on your lap, it's hard to feel sad. -- Kristan Higgins
  • If you found a mammal with feathers, then you'd know that Darwin was wrong. Well, it's rather the same with memes. -- Susan Blackmore
  • Even the humblest mammal's strong sexual, parental, and social instincts give rise to 'do unto others as yourself' and 'love thy neighbor as thyself'. -- Charles Darwin
  • Humans are now the most numerous mammal on the planet. There are more humans than rats or mice. Humans have a huge ecological footprint, magnified by their technology. -- David Suzuki
  • Plus as she put it, Prince Eric was far too hairy and peach colored for her taste. I always thought he was pretty hott, but then again, I am a mammal. -- Kiersten White
  • The role of dissident is not, and should not be, a claim of membership in a communion of saints. In other words, the more fallible the mammal, the truer the example. -- Christopher Hitchens
  • Girls and boys respond to stress differently - not just in our species, but in every mammal scientists have studied. Stress enhances learning in males. The same stress impairs learning in females. -- Leonard Sax
  • We are the only species of mammal that doubts our ability to give birth. It's profitable to scare women about birth. But let's stop it. I tell women: Your body is not a lemon. -- Ina May Gaskin
  • As a comedian, as a person, as a citizen, as a mammal - in all of those areas, I am looking forward to the end of the Bush administration with every fiber of my being. -- Jon Stewart