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The owl of ignorance lays the egg of pride.

Author: Proverb


The fatter the flea the leaner the dog.

Author: German Proverb

Profession: Sayings of German Origin

Who loves me loves my dog.

Author: Latin Proverb

Profession: Sayings of Latin Origin

Cows are amongst the gentlest of breathing creatures; none show more passionate tenderness to their young when deprived of them; and, in short, I am not ashamed to profess a deep love for these quiet creatures.

Author: Thomas De Quincey (1785-1859)

Profession: British Author

No matter how eloquently a dog may bark, he cannot tell you that his parents were poor, but honest.

Author: Bertrand Russell (1872-1970)

Profession: British Philosopher, Mathematician, Essayist

Man is a clever animal who behaves like an imbecile.

Author: Albert Schweitzer (1875-1965)

Profession: German Born Medical Missionary, Theologian, Musician, and Philosopher

What is man without the beasts? If all the beasts were gone, man would die from a great loneliness of spirit. For whatever happens to the beasts, soon happens to man. All things are connected.

Author: Chief Seattle (1786-1866)

Profession: American Indian Chief of the Suquamish

Those who wish to pet and baby wild animals, ''love'' them. But those who respect their natures and wish to let them live normal lives, love them more.

Author: Edwin Way Teale (1899-1980)

Profession: American Naturalist and Writer

The keeping of bees is like the direction of sunbeams.

Author: Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862)

Profession: American Essayist, Poet, Naturalist

What is a country without rabbits and partridges? They are among the most simple and indigenous animal products; ancient and venerable families known to antiquity as to modern times; of the very hue and substance of Nature, nearest allied to leaves and to the ground.

Author: Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862)

Profession: American Essayist, Poet, Naturalist

A camel is a horse designed by a committee.

Author: Source Unknown


A fence should be horse high, hog tight and bull strong.

Author: Source Unknown


If it wasn't for dogs, some people would never go for a walk.

Author: Source Unknown


The better I know men the more I admire dogs.

Author: Source Unknown


Animals have these advantages over man: They have no theologians to instruct them, their funerals cost them nothing, and no one starts lawsuits over their wills.

Author: Voltaire (1694-1778)

Profession: French Historian, Writer