Favorite Quotations ~  Animals, 2 Chicken Soup for the Soul

"I'd rather bare skin than wear skin." ~ Pamela Anderson

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I think I could turn and live with animals, they are so placid and self-contained. ~ Walt Whitman

I gave my beauty and my youth to men. I am going to give my wisdom and experience the best of me to animals. ~ Brigitte Bardot

The difference in mind between man and the higher animals, great as it is, certainly is one of degree and not of kind. ~ Charles Darwin

Animals give us their constant, unjaded faces, and we burden them with our bodies and civilized ordeals. ~ Gretel Ehrlich

I will not kill or hurt any living creature needlessly, nor destroy any beautiful thing, but will strive to save and comfort all gentle life, and guard and perfect all natural beauty upon the earth. ~ John Ruskin

I love raising animals. I look at animals as more perfect human beings. I can relate to an animal. ~ Carroll Shelby

When it comes to having a central nervous system, and the ability to feel pain, hunger, and thirst, a rat is a pig is a dog is a boy. ~ Ingrid Newkirk

To my mind, the life of a lamb is no less precious than that of a human being. I should be unwilling to take the life of a lamb for the sake of the human body. ~ Mahatma Gandhi

The world, we are told, was made especially for man a presumption not supported by all the facts... Why should man value himself as more than a small part of the one great unit of creation? ~ John Muir

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