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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.

Author: Joseph Addison (1672-1719)

Profession: British Essayist, Poet, Statesman

Of all the wonders of nature, a tree in summer is perhaps the most remarkable; with the possible exception of a moose singing ''Embraceable You'' in spats.

Author: Woody Allen (1935)

Profession: American Director, Screenwriter, Actor, Comedian

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.

Author: Native Americans

Profession:

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

Author: Aristotle

Profession: Greek Philosopher

Drinking, when we are not thirsty and making love all year round, madam; that is all there is to distinguish us from other animals.

Author: Pierre De Beaumarchais (1732-1799)

Profession: French Dramatist

The dog is the god of frolic.

Author: Henry Ward Beecher (1813-1887)

Profession: American Preacher, Orator, Writer

I shoot the Hippopotamus with bullets made of platinum, because if I use the leaden one his hide is sure to flatten em.

Author: Hilaire Belloc (1870-1953)

Profession: British Author

A peasant becomes fond of his pig and is glad to salt away its pork. What is significant, and is so difficult for the urban stranger to understand, is that the two statements are connected by an and not by a but.

Author: John Berger (1926)

Profession: British Actor, Critic

Bats have no bankers and they do not drink and cannot be arrested and pay no tax and, in general, bats have it made.

Author: John Berryman (1914-1972)

Profession: American Poet

A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love yourself.

Author: Josh Billings (1815-1885)

Profession: American Humorist, Lecturer

Man is the only animal that can remain on friendly terms with the victims he intends to eat until he eats them.

Author: Samuel Butler (1612-1680)

Profession: British Poet, Satirist

A hen is only an egg's way of making another egg.

Author: Samuel Butler (1612-1680)

Profession: British Poet, Satirist

The poor dog, in life the firmest friend. The first to welcome, foremost to defend.

Author: Lord Byron (1788-1824)

Profession: British Poet

Animals awaken, first facially, then bodily. Men's bodies wake before their faces do. The animal sleeps within its body, man sleeps with his body in his mind.

Author: Malcolm De Chazal (1902-1981)

Profession: French Writer

Always remember, a cat looks down on man, a dog looks up to man, but a pig will look man right in the eye and see his equal.

Author: Winston Churchill (1874-1965)

Profession: British Statesman, Prime Minister