Best Quotes for Animal Lovers

"No matter how little money and how few possessions you own, having a dog makes you rich." ~ Louis Sabin

"There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats" ~ Albert Schweitzer

"We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals." ~ Immanuel Kant

God loved the birds and invented trees. Man loved the birds and invented cages. ~
Jacques Deval, Afin de vivre bel et bien
Until he extends the circle of his compassion to all living things, man will not himself find peace.
Albert Schweitzer

Zoos are becoming facsimiles - or perhaps caricatures — of how animals once were in their natural habitat. If the right policies toward nature were pursued, we would need no zoos at all. ~ Michael Fox, Sierra, November-December 1990
A true sportsman is a hunter lost in the woods 
and out of ammo. ~ Robert Brault
We must fight against the spirit of unconscious cruelty with which we treat the animals. Animals suffer as much as we do. True humanity does not allow us to impose such sufferings on them. It is our duty to make the whole world recognize it. Until we extend our circle of compassion to all living things, humanity will not find peace.
Albert Schweitzer, The Philosophy of Civilization
The assumption that animals are without rights and the illusion that our treatment of them has no moral significance is a positively outrageous example of Western crudity and barbarity. Universal compassion is the only guarantee of morality. Schopenhauer
There will be no justice as long as man will stand with a knife or with a gun and destroy those who are weaker than he is. 
Isaac Bashevis Singer

Get a feel for fur: Slam your fingers in a car door. ~Anonymous, on the use of steel traps to capture fur-bearing animals, cited in Audubon, November 1990
Wild animals never kill for sport. Man is the only one to whom the torture and death of his fellow creatures is amusing in itself.
 ~ James A. Froude
The animals of the planet are in desperate peril. Without free animal life I believe we will lose the spiritual equivalent of oxygen. ~ Alice Walker
The love for all living creatures is the most noble attribute of man ~
 Charles Darwin 

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