Archive for the ‘He Said / She Said’ Category

Soullessness of Men

Tuesday, July 8th, 2008

From beasts we scorn as soulless,
In forest, field and den,
The cry goes up to witness
The soullessness of men.

 -M. Frida Hartley

Man’s Religion

Tuesday, July 8th, 2008

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

 -Abraham Lincoln

Suffering of Animals

Tuesday, July 8th, 2008

The question is not, “Can they reason?” nor, “Can they talk?” but rather, “Can they suffer?”

-Jeremy Bentham

Humans as the Devil

Tuesday, July 8th, 2008

We have enslaved the rest of the animal creation, and have treated our distant cousins in fur and feathers so badly that beyond doubt, if they were able to formulate a religion, they would depict the Devil in human form. 

 -William Ralph Inge

Experimenting on Animals

Tuesday, July 8th, 2008

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

Fear Men

Tuesday, July 8th, 2008

Men! The only animal in the world to fear.

 -D.H. Lawrence

Animals Are Friends

Tuesday, July 8th, 2008

Animals are my friends, and I don’t eat my friends.

 -George Bernard Shaw

A Dog’s Love

Tuesday, July 8th, 2008

A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself.

-Josh Billings

Horse Sense

Tuesday, July 8th, 2008

Horse sense is the thing a horse has which keeps it from betting on people.

-W.C. Fields

Music and Cats

Tuesday, July 8th, 2008

There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats.

-Albert Schweitzer