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  • "When you bury dead animals under fruit trees, the fruits of these trees will be sweet."
    - Unknown

  • "There is an Indian legend which says when a human dies there is a bridge they must cross to enter into heaven. At the head of that bridge waits every animal that human encountered during their lifetime. The animals, based upon what they know of this person, decide which humans may cross the bridge.... and which are turned away..."
    - Unknown

  • "All animals except man know that the ultimate of life is to enjoy it."
    - Samuel Butler

  • "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."
    - Voltaire

  • "Animals in different countries have different expressions just as the people in different countries differ in expression."
    - Gertrude Stein

  • "Man is the only animal that can remain on friendly terms with the victims he intends to eat until he eats them."
    - Samuel Butler

  • "Man is the only animal that laughs and weeps; for he is the only animal that is struck with the difference between what things are and what they ought to be."
    -William Hazlitt

  • "The zoo is a place for animals to study the behaviour of human beings"
    - Unknown

  • "Animals generally return the love you lavish on them by a swift bite in passing - not unlike friends and wives."
    - Gerald Durrell

  • The circus a place where horses, ponies and elephants are permitted to see men, women and children acting the fool.
    - Ambrose Bierce

  • The zoo cannot but disappoint.
    - John Berger

  • Most of the zoos I have ever visited were horrible, smelly paces where I wouldn't dream of keeping a dead cat.
    - Jacquie Durrell

  • The man who has to muck out the monkeys is rarely if ever consulted when the architects roll up in their limousines to sketch out the new monkey-house.
    - David Taylor

  • There are two things for which animals are to be envied: they know nothing of future evils, or of what people say about them.
    - Voltaire

  • The sloth lives his life upside down. He is perfectly comfortable that way. If the blood rushes to his head, nothing happens because there is nothing to work on.
    - Will cuppy

  • Many birds and beasts are ... as fit to go to Heaven as many human beings-people who talk of their seats there with as much confidence as if they had booked them at a box-office.
    - Leigh Hunt

  • Beasts kill for hunger, men for pay.
    - John Gay

  • Animals generally return the love you lavish on them by a swift bite in passing-not unlike friends and wives.
    - Gerald Durrell

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