When dealing with people, remember you are not dealing with creatures of logic, but creatures of emotion.
The love for all living creatures is the most noble attribute of man.
The only creatures that are evolved enough to convey pure love are dogs and infants.
For small creatures such as we the vastness is bearable only through love.
The man who regards his own life and that of his fellow-creatures as meaningless is not merely unfortunate but almost disqualified for life.
If the whole universe has no meaning, we should never have found out that it has no meaning: just as, if there were no light in the universe and therefore no creatures with eyes, we should never know it was dark. Dark would be without meaning.
I am in favor of animal rights as well as human rights. That is the way of a whole human being.
If you have men who will exclude any of God's creatures from the shelter of compassion and pity, you will have men who will deal likewise with their fellow men.
Be daring, be different, be impractical, be anything that will assert integrity of purpose and imaginative vision against the play-it-safers, the creatures of the commonplace, the slaves of the ordinary.
The fact that man knows right from wrong proves his intellectual superiority to the other creatures; but the fact that he can do wrong proves his moral inferiority to any creatures that cannot.
We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
It's thrilling. There's birth and death and frustration and victory in raising horses. It's like a little microcosm of life is built into the short lives of these creatures.
If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and man.
It is just like man's vanity and impertinence to call an animal dumb because it is dumb to his dull perceptions.
Life is as dear to a mute creature as it is to man. Just as one wants happiness and fears pain, just as one wants to live and not die, so do other creatures.
The most violent appetites in all creatures are lust and hunger; the first is a perpetual call upon them to propagate their kind, the latter to preserve themselves.
The knowledge of God is the cause of things. For the knowledge of God is to all creatures what the knowledge of the artificer is to things made by his art.
None of God's Creatures absolutely consider'd are in their own Nature Contemptible; the meanest Fly, the poorest Insect has its Use and Vertue.
As the births of living creatures are at first ill-shapen, so are all innovations, which are the births of time.
I've been a vegetarian for years and years. I'm not judgemental about others who aren't, I just feel I cannot eat or wear living creatures.
Like all pure creatures, cats are practical.
Authors like cats because they are such quiet, lovable, wise creatures, and cats like authors for the same reasons.
For the first half of geological time our ancestors were bacteria. Most creatures still are bacteria, and each one of our trillions of cells is a colony of bacteria.
Creatures whose mainspring is curiosity enjoy the accumulating of facts far more than the pausing at times to reflect on those facts.
Oh the nerves, the nerves; the mysteries of this machine called man! Oh the little that unhinges it, poor creatures that we are!
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