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Even a dog knows the difference between being kicked and being stumbled over.
Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.

Some days you're the pigeon, and some days you're the statue.
The Office, 2005

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

To the satiated bird, cherries taste bitter.
Mexican proverb

Stuffed deer heads on walls are bad enough, but it's worse when they are wearing dark
glasses, and have streamers in their antlers because then then you know they were enjoying
themselves at a party when they were shot.
Ellen DeGeneres

Cats are intended to teach us that not everything in nature has a purpose.
Garrison Keillor

Some people take better care of their pets than they do themselves. Their animals can run
like the wind and they can barely make it up a flight of stairs.
Jim Rohn

What satifies the pig also fattens him.
Serbo-Croatian proverb

The winner of the Westminster Dog Show gets to drink champagne - out of the toilet.
David Letterman

If the animals had reason, they would act just as ridiculous as we menfolks do.
Josh Billings

We must plant the sea and herd its animals using the sea as farmers instead of hunters. That
is what civilization is all about - farming replacing hunting.
Jacques-Yves Cousteau

All animals are equal but some animals are more equal than others.
George Orwell

My husband and I are either going to buy a dog or have a child. We can't decide whether to
ruin our carpet or ruin our lives.
Rita Rudner

Why do dogs have no money? No pockets.
Jerry Seinfeld

In the long history of humankind, and animalkind too, those who learned to collaborate and
improvise most effectively have prevailed.
Charles Darwin

Going vegetarian may be the most effective way to fight global warming. Buddhist
practitioners have practiced vegeterianism over the last 2000 years. We are vegetarian with
the intention to nourish our compassion towards the animals. Now we also know that we eat
vegetarian in order to protect the earth.
Thich Nhat Hanh

No man can be condemned for owning a dog. As long as he's got a dog he's got a friend and
the poorer he gets the better friend he has.
Will Rogers

Chuck Norris's dog is trained to pick up his own poop because Chuck Norris will not take shit
from anyone.
Chuck Norris jokes

I like a thin book because it will steady a table; a leather volume because it will strop a razor;
and a heavy book because it can be thrown at a cat.
Mark Twain

The snake which cannot cast its skin has to die. As well the minds which are prevented from
changing their opinions; they cease to be mind.
Friedrich Nietzsche

I have a great dog. She's half Lab, half pitbull. Sure, she might bite off my leg, but she'll bring
it back to me.
Wanda Lane

You don't need to hire a dog therapist, you just need to wake up at 7.00 am and open the
fucking door.
Ozzy Osbourne

The horse is dangerous at both ends and uncomfortable in the middle.
Ian Fleming

Did you ever walk in a room and forget why you walked in? I think that's how dogs spend
their lives.
Sue Murphy

The rhinoceros is an animal with a hide two feet thick, and no apparent interest in politics.
What a waste.
James Wright

It's not until you're an adult you appreciate how awesome a dog is. Your dreams start dying,
somebody cheats on you, bankers fuck up your 401k, 'ya know? Then you come home and
that dog's looking at you and he's like, "Dude, you're awesome!" It's like, "No dude, you are
fucking awesome!"
Bill Burr

A racehorse is the only animal that can take thousands of people for a ride at the same time.
Herbert Prochnow

The animals of the world exist for their own reasons. They were not made for humans any
more than black people were made for white, or women created for men.
Alice Walker

Wild animals never kill for sport. Man is the only one to whom the torture and death of his
fellow creatures is amusing in itself.
James A. Froude

I don't dislike animals but eyeliner is important in my life. If ten chickens have to die to make
one drag queen happy, so be it.
John Waters

A dog is not intelligent. Never trust an animal that is surprised by its own farts.
Frank Skinner

Cats are smarter than dogs. You can't get eight cats to pull a sled through the snow.
Jeff Valdez

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

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