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Saturday, 4 May 2013

Beautiful Animal Quotes - II

 “If slaughterhouses had glass walls, everyone would be a vegetarian.”
—Sir Paul McCartney

“One of the most dangerous things that can happen to a child is to kill or torture an animal and get away with it.”
—Margaret Mead

“Non-violence leads to the highest ethics, which is the goal of all evolution. Until we stop harming all other living beings, we are still savages.”
—Thomas A. Edison

“The soul is the same in all living creatures, although the body of each is different.”

“Unseen they suffer, unheard they cry, in agony they linger, in loneliness they die.”

“Ask the experimenters why they experiment on animals, and the answer is: ’Because the animals are like us.’ Ask the experimenters why it is morally okay to experiment on animals, and the answer is: ‘Because the animals are not like us.’ Animal experimentation rests on a logical contradiction.”
—Charles R. Magel

“Why should man expect his prayer for mercy to be heard by What is above him when he shows no mercy to what is under him?”
—Pierre Troubetzkoy

“The question is not, Can they reason? nor, Can they talk? But rather, Can they suffer?”
—Jeremy Bentham

“I am sometimes asked ‘Why do you spend so much of your time and money talking about kindness to animals when there is so much cruelty to men?’ I answer: ‘I am working at the roots."
—George T.Angell

“We have enslaved the rest of the animal creation, and have treated our distant cousins in fur and feathers so badly that beyond doubt, if they were able to formulate a religion, they would depict the devil in human form. ”—William Ralph Inge, Outspoken Essays

“Animals, as part of God’s creation, have rights which must be respected. It behooves us always to be sensitive to their needs and to the reality of their pain.”
—Dr. Donald Coggan, former Archbishop of Canterbury

“Animals have done us no harm and they have no power of resistance.…There is something so very dreadful…in tormenting those who have never harmed us, who cannot defend themselves, who are utterly in our power.”
—Cardinal John Henry Newman

“The fate of animals is of greater importance to me than the fear of appearing ridiculous.”
—Emile Zola, 1840-1902

“Animals are reliable, many full of love, true in their affections, predictable in their actions, grateful and loyal. Difficult standards for people to live up to.”
—Alfred A. Montapert

“You can easily judge a character of a man by how he treats those who can do nothing for him.”

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