Animal Related Quotes



“After intercourse every animal is sad, except the rooster and the human female”

Latin Proverb


“Certainly there are a lot of questions with animal control officers across the state about what these new rules mean. My guess is everyone will have the questions I've raised. I hope it'll be resolved pretty quickly so we'll know what to do.”

Charlie Anderson


“The health of the animal is always a question. In this case, we want to make sure that the health would not be compromised through this arrangement.”

Charles Crosby


“The only kinds of animal with this beak are skimmers,”

Alexander Kellner


“As encroachment happens into wild places, you're going to have human-animal conflicts. Trappers have to understand: One year, they could be working in a cornfield and the next year there's a housing development there.”

Dave Sollman


No part of the world can be truly understood without a knowledge of its garment of vegetation, for this determines not only the nature of the animal inhabitants but also the occupations of the majority of human beings.

Ellsworth Huntington


“LEVIATHAN, n. An enormous aquatic animal mentioned by Job. Some suppose it to have been the whale, but that distinguished ichthyologer, Dr. Jordan, of Stanford University, maintains with considerable heat that it was a species of gigantic Tadpole (_Thaddeus Polandensis_) or Polliwig --_Maria pseudo-hirsuta_. For an exhaustive description and history of the Tadpole consult the famous monograph of Jane Potter, _Thaddeus of Warsaw_.”

Ambrose Bierce


“Here is a creature with fins that can do push-ups. This is clearly an animal that is able to support itself on the ground.”

Neil Shubin


“There's a tragic human cost down there in terms of displacing humans, but there's an entire animal kingdom down there as well that's displaced.”

Patrick Allen


“This does not mean the parish is getting into the animal control business. We are not, ... We won't be picking up any animals. The shelter will be for persons who bring their dogs there to WCI.”

Zachary Taylor