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  • I love having my birthday at Australia Zoo. -- Bindi Irwin
  • God gifted a Zoo; with a paralyzed care taker. -- Durgesh Satpathy
  • Zoo animals are ambassadors for their cousins in the wild. -- Jack Hanna
  • Zoo: An excellent place to study the habits of human beings. -- Evan Esar
  • Zoo is an artificial territory, an approximation. Civilization is our natural territory. -- Yann Martel
  • I'm in the middle of my sixth book, which is about animals at the Los Angeles Zoo. -- Betty White
  • Ich fühle mich in Kampen auf Sylt ein bisschen wie ein Affe im Zoo, aber mit lieben Besuchern. -- Sachs, Gunter
  • Am I my brother's keeper? Yes. Interestingly, in my case, I share that honor with the Prospect Park Zoo. -- Woody Allen
  • They can't expect anyone to actually pay for a shirt that says, 'I (picture of an elephant) the San Diego Zoo.' What does that even mean? -- Adam Rex
  • I have friends who come to the Australia Zoo, and it's just, instead of playing video games, we get to hug and kiss a giraffe or walk a tiger. -- Bindi Irwin
  • A peacock escaped from the Central Park Zoo and wandered around the city. Either that or I just saw a pigeon on his way to a gay pride parade. -- Jimmy Fallon
  • I guess, growing up at Australia Zoo and getting to travel all over the world, I have this great outlook on life, and that's what I hope I inspire other kids to have. -- Bindi Irwin
  • Film is my passion. I had no money, after Human Zoo. I was completely broke. It was horrible. My film was in Berlin on opening night, but I couldn't even get to Berlin. -- Rie Rasmussen
  • I'm also not an avid watcher of the show ['Walking Dead'] for no good reason. I think it's obviously a great show. I think it's a good comparison [to "Zoo"], because it is this apocalyptic world we're living in Season 2 of "Zoo." -- James Wolk
  • There are some people who begin the Zoo at the beginning, called WAYIN, and walk as quickly as they can past every cage until they get to the one called WAYOUT, but the nicest people go straight to the animal they love the most, and stay there. -- A. A. Milne
  • I live in a town called Beerwah, right in the middle of Australia Zoo. It's not hustle and bustle and busy, so that's helpful. We travel all over the world, but I've always been able to come home and run around in the middle of the Australian outback. -- Bindi Irwin
  • I love zoo sanctuaries. -- Nancy Travis
  • The zoo cannot but disappoint. -- John Berger
  • Life is a zoo in a jungle. -- Peter De Vries
  • La vida es un zoo en una jungla. -- Peter de Vries
  • ..the most dangerous animal in a zoo is Man. -- Yann Martel
  • Someone told me it's all happening at the zoo. -- Paul Simon
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  • It's still relatively rare to have an epidemiologist at a zoo. -- Steve Ross
  • We all need good manners, like our friends from the zoo! -- Lorraine Loria
  • Reverse petting zoo. You pet the animals, and they pet you back. -- Andy Biersack
  • The city is not a concrete jungle, it is a human zoo. -- Desmond Morris
  • I don't want to be on display like an animal in a zoo. -- Grigori Perelman
  • I love acting, but it's much more fun taking the kids to the zoo. -- Nicole Kidman
  • Traveling with a big band is like being an inmate in a traveling zoo. -- Hoagy Carmichael
  • Met someone who works at the zoo. Apparently the panda is a nasty animal. -- Dov Davidoff
  • The only creature on earth whose natural habitat is a zoo is the zookeeper. -- Robert Breault
  • Why build a zoo when we can just put up a fence around Chapel Hill? -- Jesse Helms
  • I live in a tough neighborhood. They got a children's zoo. Last week, four kids escaped. -- Rodney Dangerfield
  • Greta Garbo: A deer in the body of a woman, living resentfully in the Hollywood zoo. -- Clare Boothe Luce
  • Sometimes you think they must have come out of the chimp cages at the Bronx zoo. -- Gerry Cheevers
  • Because we have put ourselves in our own zoo, we find it difficult to break out. -- Edward T. Hall
  • We commonly say in the trade that the most dangerous animal in a zoo is Man. -- Yann Martel
  • I go to movies, go out with friends, go to car shows. I have a zoo. -- Axl Rose
  • My parents used to take me to the pet department and tell me it was a zoo. -- Billy Connolly
  • Comedians are the monkeys of acting. When you go to the zoo, everybody loves the monkey exhibit. -- Tracy Morgan
  • If you want to understand how a lion hunts, don't go to the zoo. Go to the jungle. -- Jim Stengel
  • I view my own body as a petting zoo. I am the main attraction... And the only customer. -- Craig Ferguson
  • The caged eagle become a metaphor for all forms of isolation, the ultimate in imprisonment. A zoo is prison. -- Nadine Gordimer
  • Oh, I was an ugly kid. My old man took me to the zoo. They thanked him for returning me. -- Rodney Dangerfield
  • We're in 'Jurassic Park' territory. If we go to the zoo in the future, we'll have zoos for extinct animals. -- Michio Kaku
  • So, you're telling me the zoo commissioned you to make a zombie panda in order to avoid a potential international incident. -- Lish McBride
  • [On public events attended by royalty:] It was the usual 'zoo tea.' You know, we eat - the others watch. -- Princess Margaret
  • Mitt Romney is quite a guy. At one point he and his wife bought a zoo and fired all the animals. -- David Letterman
  • I think the discomfort that some people feel in going to the monkey cages at the zoo is a warning sign. -- Carl Sagan
  • I love animals, and I was always attracted to the idea of being a zoo veterinarian or a veterinarian with the circus. -- Kay Redfield Jamison
  • Basketball, a game which won't be fit for people until they set the basket umbilicus-high and return the giraffes to the zoo. -- Ogden Nash
  • Hollywood movies are designed for 15-year-old youths from North Dakota who, intellectually speaking, are on equal terms with a British zoo animal. -- Jeremy Clarkson
  • What's one more meaningless act of violence on that zoo of a planet? It would be appropriate. When in Rome; burn it. -- Iain Banks
  • Most people are really nice but some stare, like you're some kind of zoo exhibit and not a real person with real feelings. -- Emma Watson
  • Undressing her was an act of recklessness, a kind of vandalism, like releasing a zoo full of animals, or blowing up a dam. -- Michael Chabon
  • The only place that work and motion are the same thing is the zoo where people pay to see the animals move around -- Taiichi Ohno
  • Children are not a zoo of entertainingly exotic creatures, but an array of mirrors in which the human predicament leaps out at us. -- John Updike
  • The quizzical expression of the monkey at the zoo comes from his wondering whether he is his brother's keeper, or his keeper's brother. -- Evan Esar
  • We literally live right in the middle of the zoo, and it means that every day is a new experience and so much fun. -- Bindi Irwin
  • I've actually gone to the zoo and had monkeys shout to me from their cages, "I'm in here when you're walking around like that?" -- Robin Williams
  • I got access to a private tour of the zoo. I got to go in a cage with a koala, which I highly recommend. -- Todd Barry
  • It does get old to have to always be a monkey in a zoo. I don't know what it's like any more to be anonymous. -- Kevin Bacon
  • A zoo is a good place to make a spectacle of yourself, as the people around you have creepier, more photogenic things to look at. -- David Sedaris
  • People go to the zoo and they like the lion because it's scary. And the bear because it's intense, but the monkey makes people laugh. -- Lorne Michaels
  • As you may know, some of the stereotyped behaviors exhibited by autistic children are also found in zoo animals who are raised in a barren environment. -- Temple Grandin
  • Nobody in the city of Los Angeles knows how to catch an alligator, ... We have no experience in recreation and parks, the zoo or animal control. -- Janice Hahn
  • It's like going to the zoo when you come to my house. I have snakes, three sharks, moray eels, piranhas, five scorpions and a bird spider. -- Tracy Morgan
  • There seems to be a general impression that to be known as normal in Hollywood is akin to being labeled as rare animal in a zoo. -- Irene Dunne
  • Yippies, Hippies, Yahoos, Black Panthers, lions and tigers alike - I would swap the whole damn zoo for the kind of young Americans I saw in Vietnam. -- Spiro T. Agnew
  • He was very concerned about his children potentially being kidnapped or attached, and that's why they were covered up. When he went to Berlin zoo, there were 200 photographers. -- Martin Bashir
  • The Elgin Marbles were supposed to be on the Parthenon. For many works of art, a museum is an artificial setting - a zoo, not a natural habitat. -- Virginia Postrel
  • Jails and prisons are designed to break human beings, to convert the population into specimens in a zoo - obedient to our keepers, but dangerous to each other. -- Angela Davis
  • My best friend was a magpie goose, and my magpie goose would follow me around, and we'd dance in the zoo together. Then I'd be covered in mud! -- Bindi Irwin
  • Jeez, was that a lion? Please tell me it's behind bars."¯ "It's a zoo, Iggy,"¯ Nudge said, taking his arms and leading him. "Everything's behind bars. -- James Patterson
  • [Chicago]: This vicious, stinking zoo, this mean-grinning, mace-smelling boneyard of a city: an elegant rockpile of a monument to everything cruel and stupid and corrupt in the human spirit. -- Hunter S. Thompson
  • When I was in college, the first thing we did in acting class was to observe an animal at the zoo and become that animal. So I picked a wallaby. -- Claire Coffee
  • I love to go to the zoo. But not on Sunday. I don't like to see the people making fun of the animals, when it should be the other way around. -- Ernest Hemingway
  • If you're hanging around with nothing to do and the zoo is closed, come over to the Senate. You'll get the same kind of feeling and you won't have to pay. -- Bob Dole
  • My mom once lost track of me at the zoo and when she found me I was lecturing a man about the difference between dromedary and Bactrian camels. I was about 3 1/2. -- Patrick Rothfuss
  • Each living art object, taken out of its native habitat so we can conveniently gaze at it, is like an animal in a zoo. Something about it has died in the removal. -- Daniel J. Boorstin
  • My wife a great driver, she once hit a deer. It was in a zoo. There is a pair of shoes on the dashboard. They belong to the last guy she hit -- Rodney Dangerfield
  • I have been called a Rogue Elephant, a Cannibal Shark, and a crocodile. I am none the worse. I remain a caged, and rather sardonic, lion, in a particularly contemptible and ill-run zoo. -- Wyndham Lewis
  • You have city centre pubs where men go to meet girls, not realising that all girls in city centre pubs have thighs like tug boats and morals that would surprise a zoo animal. -- Jeremy Clarkson
  • I didn't want to do a zoo show. I didn't want to do a study of someone with mental illness. I just wanted to show someone who was trying to live their life. -- Daniel Craig
  • What's the reality of being inside a zoo, for the animals and for the people who love and care for those animals? There's a lot of joy, and there's a lot of loss. -- Thomas French
  • Welcome to Hollywood, a land just off the coast of planet Earth. I am never quite certain if I am visiting the zoo, or if I'm one of the animals in a cage. -- Elinor Glyn
  • A good way to lose weight is to put salt on your ass and go to a petting zoo. But stay away from goats because I've seen them fornicate with a mail box. -- Gary Busey
  • I'm not going to / let a little thing like the world stand in my way. / Why should I? I understand it / as much as I understand penguins / and I still go to the zoo. -- Matthew Dickman
  • The Nature of Jade' is about a girl who works with the elephants at the zoo near her home, and who, through her involvement with them, becomes involved with a boy and his baby. -- Deb Caletti
  • Your own space, man, it's so important. That's why we were doomed because we didn't have any. It is like monkeys in a zoo. They die. You know, everything needs to be left alone. -- George Harrison
  • When I was a kid, I said to my father one afternoon, 'Daddy, will you take me to the zoo?' He answered, 'If the zoo wants you, let them come and get you', -- Jerry Lewis
  • We don't understand the power of nature and the world because we don't live with it. Our environment is designed to sustain us. We are the domestic pets of a human zoo called civilization. -- Laurence Gonzales
  • Sportswriters are a rude and brainless subculture of fascist drunks, a gang of vicious monkeys jerking off in a zoo cage... more disgusting by nature than maggots oozing out the carcass of a dead animal. -- Hunter S. Thompson
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