Lots of people talk to animals….
Not very many listen, though….
That’s the problem.
-Benjamin Hoff

An animal’s eyes have the power to speak a great language.
-Martin Buber

Ask the experimenters why
they experiment on animals, and the answer is:
“Because the animals are like us.”
Ask the experimenters why it is morally okay
to experiment on animals, and the answer is:
“Because the animals are not like us.”
Animal experimentation rests on a logical contradiction.
-Charles R. Magel

The greatest pleasure of a dog
is that you may make a fool of yourself with him
and not only will he not scold you,
but he will make a fool of himself, too.
-Samuel Butler

I care not for a man’s religion whose dog and cat are not the better for it.
-Abraham Lincoln

Animals are such agreeable friends-
they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms.
-George Elliot

The dog represents all that is best in man.
            -Etienne Charlet

The greatness of a nation and its moral progress
can be judged by the way its animals are treated.
-Mahatma Gandhi


All of the animals except for man
know that the principle business of life is to enjoy it.
-Samuel Butler

To err is human, to forgive, canine.

To err is human, to purr, feline.
-Robert Byrne

There is no psychiatrist in the world
like a puppy licking your face.
-Ben Williams

In the beginning, God created man,
but seeing him so feeble, He gave him the cat.
-Warren Eckstein

A house is not a home without a pet.

Dogs have owners, cats have staff.

A dog is the only thing on earth
that will love you more than you love yourself.
-Josh Billings

A cat is a puzzle for which there is no solution.
-Hazel Nicholson

The purity of a person’s heart
can be quickly measured by how they regard animals.

Who can believe that there is no soul behind those luminous eyes!
-Theophile Gautier

Dogs are not our whole life,
but they make our lives whole.
-Roger Caras

There’s no need for a piece of sculpture in a home that has a cat.
-Wesley Bates

Thousands of years ago, cats were worshipped as gods.
Cats have never forgotten this.

We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
 -Immanual Kant