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  • There is no fundamental difference between man and animals in their ability to feel pleasure and pain, happiness, and misery. -- Charles Darwin
  • When I started Ashes and Snow in 1992, I set out to explore the relationship between man and animals from the inside out. -- Gregory Colbert
  • [T]he young and the old of widely different races, both with man and animals, express the same state of mind by the same movements. -- Charles Darwin
  • Man is a wingless animal with two feet and flat nails. -- Plato
  • Man is a military animal, glories in gunpowder, and loves parade. -- Philip James Bailey
  • Man is the only animal that laughs and has a state legislature. -- Samuel Butler
  • Man is the most intelligent of the animals - and the most silly. -- Diogenes
  • Man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous in the grave. -- Thomas Browne
  • Animal Man' and 'Swamp Thing' have so many commonalities in tone and mood. -- Jeff Lemire
  • Psychology is the science of the intellects, characters and behavior of animals including man. -- Edward Thorndike
  • God sleeps in the minerals, awakens in plants, walks in animals, and thinks in man. -- Arthur Young
  • I had rather be an oyster than a man, the most stupid and senseless of animals. -- George Berkeley
  • History is a people's memory, and without a memory, man is demoted to the lower animals. -- Malcolm X
  • Nor dread nor hope attendA dying animal;A man awaits his endDreading and hoping all. -- W.B. Yeats
  • At his best, man is the noblest of all animals; separated from law and justice he is the worst. -- Aristotle
  • Nothing can be more obvious than that all animals were created solely and exclusively for the use of man. -- Thomas Love Peacock
  • Principally I hate and detest that animal called man; although I heartily love John, Peter, Thomas, and so forth. -- Jonathan Swift
  • Man is an individual. The animals, plants and minerals are divided into species. They are not individualized in the same sense that man is. -- Max Heindel
  • Man has done a lot to make himself dangerous and animals get the worst of all of it. But then, man too is an animal. -- Captain Beefheart
  • Man and animals are in reality vehicles and conduits of food, tombs of animals, hostels of Death, coverings that consume, deriving life by the death of others. -- Leonardo da Vinci
  • Man is the only animal that laughs and weeps; for he is the only animal that is struck with the difference between what things are, and what they ought to be. -- William Hazlitt
  • If man was the relative of animals, then animals were the relatives of man, and in degrees bearers of that inwardness of which man, the most advanced of their kin, is conscious in himself. -- Hans Jonas
  • Some kinds of animals burrow in the ground; others do not. Some animals are nocturnal, as the owl and the bat; others use the hours of daylight. There are tame animals and wild animals. Man and the mule are always tame; the leopard and the wolf are invariably wild, and others, as the elephant, are easily tamed. -- Aristotle
  • Man,--the aristocrat amongst the animals. -- Heinrich Heine
  • God creates the animals, man creates himself. -- Georg C. Lichtenberg
  • Man's highest duty is to protect animals from cruelty. -- Emile Zola
  • The thing that differentiates man from animals is money. -- Gertrude Stein
  • Man alone of animals plays the ape to his dreams . -- James Branch Cabell
  • There are no wild animals until man makes them so. -- Mark Twain
  • There is no safe standard to tell man from animals. -- Fernando Pessoa
  • Of all the animals, man is the only one that lies. -- Mark Twain
  • We talk of wild animals, but the wildest animal is man. -- Gilbert K. Chesterton
  • I know at last what distinguishes man from animals; financial worries. -- Romain Rolland
  • Brute animals have the vowel sounds; man only can utter consonants. -- Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  • Kissing is man's greatest invention. All animals copulate, but only humans kiss. -- Tom Robbins
  • Thirst teaches all animals to drink, but drunkenness belongs only to man. -- Henry Fielding
  • Man is different from animals in that he speculates, a high-risk activity. -- Edward Hoagland
  • Man's inhumanity to man is only surpassed by his cruelty to animals -- George Bernard Shaw
  • I-man say donā??t make jah body a graveyard for de dead animals, -- Bob Marley
  • A man who whinnies with noisy laughter, surpasses all the animals in vulgarity. -- Friedrich Nietzsche
  • Man and other civilized animals are the only creatures that ever become dirty. -- John Muir
  • We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals. -- Immanuel Kant
  • As long as man eats animals how can cruelty to animals be removed. -- Morarji Desai
  • What is it that distinguishes man from animals? It is not his upright posture. -- Erich Fromm
  • Animals... are there merely as a means to an end. That end is man. -- Immanuel Kant
  • Man is not the lord of all the world's animals. He is the protector. -- John Forsythe
  • You can judge a man's true character by the way he treats his fellow animals. -- Paul McCartney
  • But of all the animals, man holds the fate of the world in his hands. -- David Clement-Davies
  • There is in all animals a sense of duty that man condescends to call instinct. -- Robert Breault
  • All animals except man know that the principal business of life is to enjoy it. -- Samuel Butler
  • If man was what he ought to be, he would be adored by the animals... -- Henri Frederic Amiel
  • All animals, except man, know that the principal business of life is to enjoy it. -- Samuel Butler
  • It's not whether animals will survive, it's whether man has the will to save them. -- Anthony D. Williams
  • What if man were required to educate his children without the help of talking animals. -- Robert Breault
  • The desire to take medicine is perhaps the greatest feature which distinguishes man from animals. -- William Osler
  • Man is rated the highest animal, at least among all animals who returned the questionnaire. -- Robert Breault
  • Sympathy for the lowest animals is one of the noblest virtues with which man is endowed. -- Charles Darwin
  • In zoos, along with the animals, the humanity of man is also prisoned! No cage is humane! -- Mehmet Murat ildan
  • History is a people's memory, and without a memory, a man is demoted to the lower animals. -- Malcolm X
  • Man, unlike the animals, has never learned that the sole purpose of life is to enjoy it. -- Samuel Butler
  • Man, of all the animals, is probably the only one to regard himself as a great delicacy. -- Jacques Yves Cousteau
  • Animals are neither gods nor fiends, but men in their way without the lust and greed of man. -- Robert E. Howard
  • If modern civilization man had to kill the animals he eats, the number of vegetarians would rise astronomically. -- Christian Morgenstern
  • Man is distinguished not only by his reason, but also by this singular passion, from all other animals. -- Thomas Hobbes
  • If a man aspires towards a righteous life, his first act of abstinence is from injury to animals. -- Albert Einstein
  • All the arguments to prove man's superiority cannot shatter this hard fact: in suffering the animals are our equals. -- Peter Singer
  • Man is an animal which, alone among the animals, refuses to be satisfied by the fulfillment of animal desires. -- Alexander Graham Bell
  • Man is not like other animals in the ways that are really significant: Animals have instincts, we have taxes. -- Erving Goffman
  • In design man becomes what he is. Animals have language and perception as well, but they do not design. -- Otl Aicher
  • From the lowest animals of which we can affirm intelligence up to man this type of intellect is found. -- Edward Thorndike
  • If we can hump dead animals and antelopes, there's no reason that a man and another man can't elope. -- Eminem
  • Yes,' growled Fell, 'for animals do not know what they do, but man has knowledge of his cruelty. -- David Clement-Davies
  • Of all the animals on earth, none is so brutish as man when he seeks the delirium of coition. -- Edward Dahlberg
  • In what else, pray, does man differ from the other animals except in that he is used by words? -- James Branch Cabell
  • Injustice happened to animals as they born an animal, you are born as man what else do you need ? -- Amit Kalantri
  • I am more proud of what distinguishes man from the animals than of what he has in common with them. -- Louis MacNeice
  • The man who kills the animals today is the man who kills the people who get in his way tomorrow. -- Dian Fossey
  • Mental differences between the lowest men and the animals are less than those between the lowest and the highest man. -- Ernst Haeckel
  • Man can acquire accomplishments or he can become an animal, whichever he wants. God makes the animals, man makes himself. -- Georg C. Lichtenberg
  • Man can acquire accomplishments or he can become an animal, whichever he wants. God makes the animals, man makes himself. -- Georg C. Lichtenberg
  • The things that are really important to me are my man, my animals and my books. I don't need anything else. -- Mary Crosby
  • All animals are to be found in men and each of theme exists in some man, sometimes several at the time. -- Victor Hugo
  • We have come into the world naked, and all the animals are naked, why should man hide his body behind clothes? -- Rajneesh
  • To attribute rights to animals is to ignore the purpose and justification of rights - to protect the interests of man. -- Alex Epstein
  • Why is there such a gap between nonspeaking animals and speaking man, when there is no other such gap in nature? -- Walker Percy
  • It is because of his brain that [modern man] has risen above the animals. Guess which animals he has risen above. -- Will Cuppy
  • Truth as Circe. - Error has transformed animals into men; is truth perhaps capable of changing man back into an animal? -- Friedrich Nietzsche
  • All animals understand love and affection, but only man shows the propensity to place himself into the shoes of another life form -- The Cruxshadows
  • Sympathy beyond the confines of man, that is, humanity to the lower animals, seems to be one of the latest moral acquisitions. -- Charles Darwin
  • It is a sobering thought that animals could do without man, yet man would find it almost impossible to do without animals. -- Ruth Harrison
  • But man is freer than all the animals, on account of his free-will, with which he is endowed above all other animals. -- Thomas Aquinas
  • There is not one world for man and one for animals, they are part of the same one and lead parallel lives. -- Rigoberta Menchu
  • There are three types of intelligence. The intelligence of man, the intelligence of animals and the intelligence of the military. In that order. -- Gottfried Reinhardt
  • Does man differ from the other animals? Only in posture. The rest are bent, but he is a wild beast who walks upright. -- Philemon
  • Man's unique reward, however, is that while animals survive by adjusting themselves to their background, man survives by adjusting his background to himself. -- Ayn Rand
  • Man is unique in that, unlike animals, he knows he is going to die, and unlike animals he can do something about it. -- Ray Comfort
  • For it seems that long before the first enterprising man bent some twigs into a leaky roof, many animals were already accomplished builders. -- Bernard Rudofsky
  • Fierce and poisonous animals were created for terrifying man, in order that he might be made aware of the final judgment in hell. -- John Wesley
  • Id like to be a lion... they are very family-oriented. Unfortunately. too many wild animals are afraid at what man can do to them. -- Connie Stevens
  • MUMMY, n. - an ancient Egyptian handy, too, in museums in gratifying the vulgar curiosity that serves to distinguish man from the lower animals. -- Ambrose Bierce
  • Amongst the minds of animals that of man leads, not as a demigod from another planet, but as a king from the same race. -- Edward Thorndike
  • Man is developed from an ovule, about 125th of an inch in diameter, which differs in no respect from the ovules of other animals. -- Charles Darwin
  • Wild animals never kill for sport. Man is the only one to whom the torture and death of his fellow creatures is amusing in itself. -- James Anthony Froude
  • The glory of man is that he is a thinking being. It is the nature of man to think and therein he differs from animals -- Swami Vivekananda
  • Man perfected by society is the best of all animals; he is the most terrible of all when he lives without law, and without justice. -- Aristotle
  • First it was necessary to civilize man in relation to man. Now it is necessary to civilize man in relation to nature and the animals. -- Victor Hugo
  • A man who learns complicated things from animals is a clever man, but an animal who learns complicated things from men is a genius animal! -- Mehmet Murat ildan
  • But Time, unfortunately, though it makes animals and vegetables bloom and fade with amazing punctuality has no such simple effect upon the mind of man. -- Virginia Woolf
  • Man has done a lot to make himself dangerous and animals get the worst of all of it. But then, man too is an animal. -- Captain Beefheart
  • The main peculiarity which distinguishes man from other animals is the means of his support-the power which he possesses of very greatly increasing these means. -- Thomas Malthus
  • The soul of man is divided into three parts, intelligence, reason, and passion. Intelligence and passion are possessed by other animals, but reason by man alone. -- Pythagoras
  • Let's not be too quick to blame the human race for everything. A great many species of animals became extinct before man ever appeared on earth. -- Will Cuppy
  • Of all the animals, man is the only one that is cruel. He is the only one that inflicts pain for the pleasure of doing it. -- Mark Twain
  • Man is the only animal who enjoys the consolation of believing in a next life; all other animals enjoy the consolation of not worrying about it. -- Robert Breault
  • Embracing our environment is a good direction, a very spiritual direction. It's too Aristotelian to separate man from the animals and man; humans from the environment. -- Surya Das
  • Play is older than culture, for culture, however inadequately defined, always presupposes human society, and animals have not waited for man to teach them their playing. -- Johan Huizinga
  • Man lives, not directly or nakedly in nature like the animals, but within a mythological universe, a body of assumptions and beliefs developed from his existential concerns. -- Northrop Frye
  • The faculty of self-help is that which distinguished man from animals; that it is the Godlike element, or holds within itself the Godlike element, of his constitution. -- J. G. Holland
  • Man, the most complicated of the animals, has a relatively short gestation period. Beyond that, he will be born, unlike most mammals, in a ridiculously helpless state. -- Willard Gaylin
  • Everything which distinguishes man from the animals depends upon this ability to volatilize perceptual metaphors in a schema, and thus to dissolve an image into a concept. -- Friedrich Nietzsche
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