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"A man of my spiritual intensity does not eat corpses."

animals quote by George Bernard Shaw

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"The dog is the god of frolic."

animals quote by Henry Ward Beecher

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"The squirrel that you kill in jest, dies in earnest."

animals quote by Henry David Thoreau

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"There are a thousand hacking at the branches of evil to one who is striking at the root."

animals quote by Henry David Thoreau

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"We ought not to treat living creatures like shoes or household belongings, which when worn with use we throw away."

animals quote by Plutarch

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"When man learns to understand and control his own behavior as well as he is learning to understand and control the behavior of crop plants and domestic animals, he may be justified in believing that he has become civilized."

animals quote by Anonymous

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"Animals, in their generation, are wiser than the sons of men; but their wisdom is confined to a few particulars, and lies in a very narrow compass."

animals quote by Joseph Addison

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"Animals often strike us as passionate machines."

animals quote by Eric Hoffer

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"Animals are my friends... and I don't eat my friends."

animals quote by George Bernard Shaw

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"It is just like man's vanity and impertinence to call an animal dumb because it is dumb to his dull perceptions."

animals quote by Mark Twain

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"It is inexcusable for scientists to torture animals; let them make their experiments on journalists and politicians."

animals quote by Henrik Ibsen

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"Man is a clever animal who behaves like an imbecile."

animals quote by Albert Schweitzer

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"Nothing more strongly arouses our disgust than cannibalism, yet we make the same impression on Buddhists and vegetarians, for we feed on babies, though not our own."

animals quote by Robert Louis Stevenson

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"Nothing to be done really about animals. Anything you do looks foolish. The answer isn't in us. It's almost as if we're put here on earth to show how silly they aren't."

animals quote by Russell Hoban

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"Often and often afterwards, the beloved Aunt would ask me why I had never told anyone how I was being treated. Children tell little more than animals, for what comes to them they accept as eternally established."

animals quote by Rudyard Kipling

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"Mercy to living beings, self restraint, truth, honesty, chastity and contentment, right faith and knowledge, and austerity are but the entourage of morality."

animals quote by Sila-Prabhrita

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"I care not much for a man's religion whose dog and cat are not the better for it."

animals quote by Abraham Lincoln

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"At his best, man is the noblest of all animals; separated from law and justice he is the worst."

animals quote by Aristotle

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"All wholesome food is caught without a net or a trap."

animals quote by William Blake

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"All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing."

animals quote by Edmund Burke

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"All breathing, existing, living, sentient creatures should not be slain nor treated with violence, nor abused, nor tormented, nor driven away. This is the pure unchangeable law."

animals quote by Sutrakritanga

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"All animals, except man, know that the principal business of life is to enjoy it."

animals quote by Samuel Butler

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"The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated."

animals quote by Mahatma Gandhi

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"Man can acquire accomplishments or he can become an animal, whichever he wants. God makes the animals, man makes himself."

animals quote by G. C. Lichtenberg

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"The thinking man must oppose all cruel customs no matter how deeply rooted in tradition and surrounded by a halo. When we have a choice, we must avoid bringing torment and injury into the life of another, even the lowliest creature; to do so is to renounce our manhood and shoulder a guilt which nothing justifies."

animals quote by Rev. Dr. Albert Schweitzer

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"There is nothing worse than an idle hour, with no occupation offering. People who have many such hours are simply animals waiting docilely for death. We all come to that state soon or late. It is the curse of senility."

animals quote by H.L. Mencken

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"We live in a world which is full of misery and ignorance, and the plain duty of each and all of us is to try to make the little corner he can influence somewhat less miserable and somewhat less ignorant than it was before he entered it."

animals quote by Thomas Huxley

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"We know what the animals do, what are the needs of the beaver, the bear, the salmon, and other creatures, because long ago men married them and acquired this knowledge from their animal wives. Today the priests say we lie, but we know better."

animals quote by Native American

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"The desire to take medicine is perhaps the greatest feature which distinguishes man from animals."

animals quote by Sir William Osler

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"If you knew how meat was made, you'd probably lose your lunch."

animals quote by K. D. Lang

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"All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others."

animals quote by George Orwell

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"'Animals have these advantages over man: they never hear the clock strike, they die without any idea of death, they have no theologians to instruct them, their last moments are not disturbed by unwelcome and unpleasant ceremonies, their funerals cost them nothing, and no one starts lawsuits over their wills."

animals quote by Voltaire

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"A 'geek' by definition is someone who eats live animals....I've never eaten live animals"

animals quote by Crispin Glover

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"All animals, except man, know that the principle business of life is to enjoy it."

animals quote by Samuel Butler

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"All animals except man know that the ultimate of life is to enjoy it."

animals quote by Samuel Butler

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"All animals are equal but some animals are more equal than others."

animals quote by George Orwell

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"All animals are equal but some animals are more equal than others"

animals quote by George Orwell

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"All of the animals except for man know that the principle business of life is to enjoy it."

animals quote by Samuel Butler

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"All our knowledge merely helps us to die a more painful death than animals that know nothing."

animals quote by Maurice Maeterlinck

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"All the arguments to prove man's superiority cannot shatter this hard fact in suffering the animals are our equals."

animals quote by Peter Singer

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"Animation is different from other parts. Its language is the language of caricature. Our most difficult job was to develop the cartoon's unnatural but seemingly natural anatomy for humans and animals."

animals quote by Walt Disney

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"Animals, in their generation, are wiser than the sons of men but their wisdom is confined to a few particulars, and lies in a very narrow compass."

animals quote by Joseph Addison

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"Animals mean everything to me. We have to be their voice and protectors."

animals quote by Shannon Elizabeth

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"Animals have these advantages over man: they never hear the clock strike, they die without any idea of death, they have no theologians to instruct them, their last moments are not disturbed by unwelcome and unpleasant ceremonies, their funerals cost them nothing, and no one starts lawsuits over their wills."

animals quote by Voltaire

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"Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions; they pass no criticisms."

animals quote by George Eliot

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"Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms."

animals quote by George Eliot

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"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."

animals quote by Alfred A. Montapert

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"Animals are my friends... and I don't eat my friends"

animals quote by George Bernard Shaw

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"Animals are always loyal and love you, whereas with children you never know where you are."

animals quote by Christina Foyle

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"Art owes its origin to Nature herself... this beautiful creation, the world, supplied the first model, while the original teacher was that divine intelligence which has not only made us superior to the other animals, but like God Himself, if I may venture to say it."

animals quote by Giorgio Vasari

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"Books have the same enemies as people: fire, humidity, animals, weather, and their own content."

animals quote by Paul Valery

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"Books have the same enemies as people fire, humidity, animals, weather, and their own content."

animals quote by Paul Valery

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"Certainly it is wrong to be cruel to animals and the destruction of a whole species can be a great evil. The capacity for feelings of pleasure and pain and for the form of life of which animals are capable clearly impose duties of compassion and humanity in their case."

animals quote by John Rawls

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"Chickens: The only animals you eat before they are born and after they are dead."

animals quote by Anonymous

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"Drinking without being thirsty and making love at any time, Madame, are the only things that distinguish us from other animals."

animals quote by Beaumarchis

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"Every women needs at least 4 animals. A mink in her closet, a jaguar in her garage, a tiger in her bed, and a jackass that pays for everything."

animals quote by Paris Hilton

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"Fainthearted animals move about in herds. The lion walks alone in the desert. Let the poet always walk thus."

animals quote by Alfred Victor Vigny

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"For animals, the entire universe has been neatly divided into things to (a) mate with, (b) eat, (c) run away from, and (d) rocks."

animals quote by Terry Pratchett, Equal Rites

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"For millions of years, mankind lived just like the animals. Then something happened which unleashed the power of our imaginations, we learned to talk."

animals quote by Stephen Hawking

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"Fork: An instrument used chiefly for the purpose of putting dead animals into the mouth."

animals quote by Ambrose Bierce

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"From the oyster to the eagle, from the swine to the tiger, all animals are to be found in men and each of them exists in some man, sometimes several at the time. Animals are nothing but the portrayal of our virtues and vices made manifest to our eyes, the visible reflections of our souls. God displays them to us to give us food for thought."

animals quote by Victor Hugo

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"God sleeps in the minerals, awakens in plants, walks in animals, and thinks in man."

animals quote by Arthur Young

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"History is a people's memory, and without a memory, man is demoted to the lower animals."

animals quote by Malcom X

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"Humans are the only animals that have children on purpose with the exception of guppies, who like to eat theirs."

animals quote by P. J. O---@---Rourke

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"Humankind differs from the animals only by a little, and most people throw that away."

animals quote by Confucius

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"Human beings are the only animals of which I am thoroughly and cravenly afraid."

animals quote by George Bernard Shaw

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"I have from an early age abjured the use of meat, and the time will come when men will look upon the murder of animals as they now look upon the murder of men"

animals quote by Leonardo da Vinci

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"I'm not a vegetarian because I love animals. I'm a vegetarian because I hate plants."

animals quote by A. Whitney Brown

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"If God didn't want us to eat animals, why did he make them out of meat? by"

animals quote by Homer Simpson

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"In a few generations more, there will probably be no room at all allowed for animals on the earth no need of them, no toleration of them. An immense agony will have then ceased, but with it there will also have passed away the last smile of the world's youth."

animals quote by Marie Louise de la Rame Ouida

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"It is sad that while science moves ahead in exciting new areas of research, fine-tuning our knowledge of how life originated and evolved, creationists remain mired in medieval debates about angels on the head of a pin and animals in the belly of an Ark."

animals quote by Michael Shermer

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"Kindness and compassion toward all living things is a mark of a civilized society. Conversely, cruelty, whether it is directed against human beings or against animals, is not the exclusive province of any one culture or community of people. Racism, economic deprival, dog fighting and cock fighting, bull fighting and rodeos are cut from the same fabric: violence. Only when we have become nonviolent toward all life will we have learned to live well ourselves."

animals quote by Cesar Chavez

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"Like the herd animals we are, we sniff warily at the strange one among us."

animals quote by Loren

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"Mankind's true moral test, its fundamental test (which lies deeply buried from view), consists of its attitude towards those who are at its mercy animals. And in this respect mankind has suffered a fundamental debacle, a debacle so fundamental that all others stem from it."

animals quote by Milan Kundera

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"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."

animals quote by Aristotle

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"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."

animals quote by Aristotle

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"Man is the only creature that consumes without producing. He does not give milk, he does not lay eggs, he is too weak to pull the plough, he cannot run fast enough to catch rabbits. Yet he is lord of all the animals."

animals quote by George Orwell

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"Man is not like other animals in the ways that are really significant: Animals have instincts, we have taxes."

animals quote by Erving Goffman

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"Man is distinguished, not only by his reason; but also by this singular passion from other animals... which is a lust of the mind, that by a perseverance of delight in the continual and indefatigable generation of knowledge, exceeds the short vehemence of any carnal pleasure."

animals quote by Thomas Hobbes

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"Man is an exception, whatever else he is. If he is not the image of God, then he is a disease of the dust. If it is not true that a divine being fell, then we can only say that one of the animals went entirely off its head."

animals quote by Gilbert K. Chesterton

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"Man is an animal which, alone among the animals, refuses to be satisfied by the fulfilment of animal desires."

animals quote by Alexander Graham Bell

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"Man...is a tame or civilized animal; never the less, he requires proper instruction and a fortunate nature, and then of all animals he becomes the most divine and most civilized; but if he be insufficiently or ill- educated he is the most savage of earthly creatures."

animals quote by Plato

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"Man...is a tame or civilized animal never the less, he requires proper instruction and a fortunate nature, and then of all animals he becomes the most divine and most civilized but if he be insufficiently or ill- educated he is the most savage of earthly creatures."

animals quote by Plato

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"Man, unlike the animals, has never learned that the sole purpose of life is to enjoy it."

animals quote by Samuel Butler

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"Men feel that cruelty to the poor is a kind of cruelty to animals. They never feel that it is an injustice to equals; nay it is treachery to comrades."

animals quote by Gilbert K. Chesterton

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"Men feel that cruelty to the poor is a kind of cruelty to animals. They never feel that it is an injustice to equals nay it is treachery to comrades."

animals quote by Gilbert Keith Chesterton

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"Men as well as animals do whatever makes them happy, differences lie in what makes them happy."

animals quote by B. J. Gupta

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"Men are the only animals that devote themselves, day in and day out, to making one another unhappy. It is an art like any other. Its virtuosi are called altruists."

animals quote by H.L. Mencken

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"My music is best understood by children and animals."

animals quote by Igor Stravinsky

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"Nature makes only dumb animals. We owe the fools to society."

animals quote by Honore De Balzac

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"Noah must have taken into the Ark two taxes, one male and one female. And did they multiply bountifully! Next to guinea pigs, taxes must have been the most prolific animals."

animals quote by Will Rogers

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"Obstacles are like wild animals. They are cowards but they will bluff you if they can. If they see you are afraid of them... they are liable to spring upon you; but if you look them squarely in the eye, they will slink out of sight."

animals quote by Orison Swett Marden

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"Of all the animals, the boy is the most unmanageable."

animals quote by Plato

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"Of all the warning sounds that animals make, I think the one that's the least effective on me is a kind of clicking noise."

animals quote by Jack Handey Deep Thoughts

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"Our land is more valuable than your money. As long as the sun shines and the waters flow, this land will be here to give life to men and animals; therefore, we cannot sell this land. It was put here for us by the Great Spirit and we cannot sell it because it does not belong to us."

animals quote by Blackfoot chief

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"People often say that humans have always eaten animals, as if this is a justification for continuing the practice. According to this logic, we should not try to prevent people from murdering other people, since this has also been done since the earliest of times."

animals quote by Isaac Bashevis Singer

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"The animals of the planet are in desperate peril... Without free animal life I believe we will lose the spiritual equivalent of oxygen."

animals quote by Alice Walker

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"The capacity of human beings to bore one another seems to be vastly greater than that of any other animals."

animals quote by H. L. Mencken

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"The countenances of children, like those of animals, are masks, not faces, for they have not yet developed a significant profile of their own."

animals quote by Wystan Hugh Auden

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"The destiny of man is not measured by material computation. When great forces are on the move in the world, we learn we are spirits--not animals"

animals quote by Winston Churchill

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"Love is such a sweet, and the great inspiration of your feeling that even the animals can see and become your friend."

animals quote by Ehsan Sehgal

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"Animals or beasts do not exist only in their world, but they also live in many humans. Sometimes, you experience that."

animals quote by Ehsan Sehgal

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"Love, feeling, purity, and compassion is the human's value, otherwise without that human is, just the odour as the animals."

animals quote by Ehsan Sehgal

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"Cruelty, mistreating, and ruthlessness to do, even to humans or animals is very wretched openness. But remember, it is not only ugly and severe deed by hands, but it is also the same with behaviour, tone, words and tongue.That requires reform if it is unconscious, and if it is conscious, it should punish."

animals quote by Ehsan Sehgal

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"Everything is free in universe but humans have f***ed it up by putting price tags! Animals have risen above humans since their senses are far wider than humans and humans are drowning in the ocean of shallowness"

animals quote by Syed Amaan Ahmad

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"I said, I wish I could adopt all the animals and live with them. She said, Dont adopt them but instead go and live in the Zoo or Jungle, that would be the best option."

animals quote by Syed Amaan Ahmad

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