Pet Quotes

”When we show our respect for other living things,
they respond with respect for us.”

Native American Proverb

We love quotes… well, words in general. We have a growing collection of quotes at our sister site Thought for the Day. From that collection and various other resources we are building a collection of quotes, proverbs, anecdotes, stories, poems, etc… specifically related to our furred and feathered friends.

”Love the animals:
God has given them the rudiments
of thought and joy untroubled”

~ Fyodor Dostoyevsky

”All of the animals except for man know
that the principle business of life is to enjoy it.”

~ Samuel Butler

“The animals of the word exist for their own reasons.
They were not made for humans any more than
black people were made for whites,
or women created for men.”

~ Alice Walker

“A thinking man feels compelled to approach
all life with the same reverence he has for his own.”

~ Albert Schweitzer

“The greatness of a nation and its moral progress
can be judged by the way its animals are treated.”

~ Mohandas Gandhi

“Non-violence leads to the highest ethics,
which is the goal of all evolution.
Until we stop harming all other living beings,
we are still savages.”

~ Thomas Alva Edison

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