Animal and Pet Quotes and a Verse
"Ask the animals, and they will teach you, or the birds of the air,
and they will tell you; or speak to the earth, and it will teach you,
or let the fish of the sea inform you. Which of these does not know
that the hand of the Lord has done this? In his hand is the life
of every creature and the breath of all mankind."
- Job 12:7-10
"My little dog - a heartbeat at my feet."
- Edith Wharton
"A cat is a puzzle for which there is no solution."
- Hazel Nicholson
'Who can believe there is no soul behind those luminous eyes!?"
- Theophile Gautier
"And God took a handful of southernly wind,
blew His breath over it, and created a horse."
- Bedouin Legend
"Until one has loved an animal a part of one's soul
- Anatole France
"A bird does not sing because it has an answer.
It sings because it has a song."
- A Chinese Proverb
"The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be
judged by the way its animals are treated."
- Mahatma Gandhi
"If you have men who will exclude any of God's creatures from
the shelter of compassion and pity, you will have men who
will deal likewise with their fellow men."
- St. Francis of Assisi
"We give dogs time we can spare, space we can spare,
and love we can spare. And in return, dogs give us their all.
It's the best deal man has ever made."
- M. Facklam
"Everyone's pet is the most outstanding.
This begets mutual blindness."
- Jean Cocteau
"Don't accept your dog's admiration as conclusive evidence
that you are wonderful."
- Ann Landers
"I like pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us.
Pigs treat us as equals."
- Winston Churchill
"A hen is only an egg's way of making another egg."
- Samuel Butler
"Penguins mate for life. That doesn't surprise me much because
they all look alike. It's not like they're going to meet a really new,
great-looking penguin someday."
- George Carlin