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Mammal Quotes Page 2


  • "Usenet is like a herd of performing elephants with diarrhea -- massive, difficult to redirect, awe-inspiring, entertaining, and a source of mind- boggling amounts of excrement when you least expect it."
    - Gene Spafford

  • "Elephants never forget, but you seldom see a kangaroo with a zipper."
    - Unknown

  • Out of Africa
    A herd of elephant...pacing along as if they had an appointment at the end of the world.
    - Karen Blixen

  • The Progress of the Soul
    Nature's great masterpiece, an elephant,
    The only harmless great thing.
    - John Donne

  • Paradise Lost
    The unwieldy elephant
    To make them mirth used all his might, and wreathed
    His lithe proboscis.
    - A. A. Milne

  • Just-So Stories "The Elephant's Child"
    An Elephant's Child - who was full of "satiable curtiosity".
    - Rudyard Kipling

  • "Stealing a rhinoceros should not be attempted lightly."
    - Unknown

  • "It looks like a miniature hippopotamus with badly-fitting panty hose all over."
    - Roger Caras about the Chinese Shar-pei

  • "May a Misguided Platypus lay its Eggs in your Jockey Shorts"
    - Unknown

  • Mammals are classified thus: man and the lower aniimals. Man does the classifying.

  • The gnu's extraordinary movements... could only be described as something like an acute attack of St. Vitus's Dance.
    - Gerald Durrell

  • The Elephant a joker of the animal kingdom, having a flexible nose.
    - Ambrose Bierce

  • The deer in Richmond Park...come up close to people without the least fuss, and they show a preference for vegetarians.
    - Karel Capek

  • I had a hippopotamus: I kept him in a shed
    And fed him upon vitamins and vegetable bread...
    He frolicked with the Rector in a dozen friendly tussles,
    Who could not but remark upon his hippopotamuscles.
    - Patrick Barrington

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