Short Animal Quotes (Marilyn, Elvis, King…)

This website is all about the love for animals and about answering questions people might have about them. It’s needless to say that I am thinking about animals about 99% of my time but what do other (smarter) people have to say about them.

What interesting and in this case short animal quotes could I find around the web?

It turns out, there are a lot of short animal quotes out there and some were made by truly remarkable people.

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Short Animal Quotes

“Dogs never bite me. Just humans.”
― Marilyn Monroe

“Animals are my friends…and I don’t eat my friends.”
― George Bernard Shaw

“Meow” means “woof” in cat.”
― George Carlin

“Man is the cruelest animal.”
― Friedrich Nietzsche

Short Animal Quotes

“A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself.”
― Josh Billings

Short Animal Quotes

“You can judge a man’s true character by the way he treats his fellow animals.”
― Paul McCartney

“Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened.”
― Anatole France

“Four legs good, two legs bad.”
― George Orwell, Animal Farm

Short Animal Quotes

“Animals don’t hate, and we’re supposed to be better than them.”
― Elvis Presley

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“Our perfect companions never have fewer than four feet.”
― Colette

“You know, sometimes the world seems like a pretty mean place. That’s why animals are so soft and huggy.”
― Bill Watterson

“If slaughterhouses had glass walls, the whole world would be vegetarian.”
― Linda McCartney

Short Animal Quotes

“Lots of people talk to animals…Not very many listen though…that’s the problem.”
― A. A. Milne

“I have studied many philosophers and many cats. The wisdom of cats is infinitely superior.”
― Hippolyte A. Taine

“An animal’s eyes have the power to speak a great language.”
― Martin Buber

“Never break a promise to an animal. They’re like babies—they won’t understand.”
― Tamora Pierce

Short Animal Quotes

“Animals are such agreeable friends―they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms.”
― George Eliot

“The problem with cats is that they get the same exact look whether they see a moth or an ax-murderer.”
― Paula Poundstone

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“They’re animals, all right. But why are you so goddam sure that makes us human beings?”
― Stephen King

“Horses make a landscape look beautiful.”
― Alice Walker

Short Animal Quotes

“…only someone who’d never been an animal would put up a sign saying not to feed them….”
― Jonathan Safran Foer

Short Animal Quotes

“People who really appreciated animals always asked their names.”
― Lilian Jackson Braun

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“You don’t have to choose between being scientific and being compassionate.”
― Robert M. Sapolsky

“Wild animals are less wild and more human than many humans of this world”
― Munia Khan

Short Animal Quotes

“..the most dangerous animal in a zoo is Man.”
― Yann Martel

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“The bee is domesticated but not tamed.”
― William Longgood

“If frogs had side pockets, they’d carry hand guns.”
― Dan Rather

“The animals are those things that God likes but doesn’t love.”
― Jonathan Safran Foer

Short Animal Quotes

“One disadvantage of being a hog is that at any moment some blundering fool may try to make a silk purse out of your wife’s ear.”
― J.B. Morton

“I hope the dogs don’t bark tonight. I always think it’s mine”
― Albert Camus

“The stork is voiceless because there is really nothing to say.”
― Will Cuppy

“The smaller the creature, the bolder its spirit.”
― Suzy Kassem

Short Animal Quotes

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“If it looks like a duck and sounds like a duck, it could be a really ugly swan.”
― Timmothy Radman

“A kitten is, in the animal world, what a rosebud is in the garden.”
― Robert Sowthey

“Cats are smarter than dogs. You can’t get eight cats to pull a sled through snow.”
― Jeff Valdez

“There are 2,500 kinds of sponges, all of them consist largely of holes.”
― Will Cuppy

Short Animal Quotes

“I have never heard anyone say, ‘Oh, ick! A horse!”
― Elinor Goulding Smith

“Clearly, animals know more than we think, and think a great deal more than we know.”
― Irene Pepperberg

Short Animal Quotes

“What sets humans apart from animals is that we have to walk around saying how smart we are, and animals just live their lives.”
― Chanctetinyea J. J. Ouellette

“As llamas have never heard of oxygen, they do not miss it.”
― Will Cuppy

Short Animal Quotes

“All those windows, and not a cat in them. All that light to bask in, wasted.”
― Lissa Warren

“Without close and reciprocal relationships with other animal beings, we’re alienated from the rich, diverse, and magnificent world in which we live.”
― Marc Bekoff

“We must celebrate our pets because they are truly what love is all about.”
― Adrienne Posey

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“If Animals Spoke, Humanity would Cry.”
― Manuj Rajput

Short Animal Quotes

“We cannot judge animals without intelligence however we can judge intelligent animals.”
― Suyasha Subedi

“Animals live in the natural world and humans live in the unnatural world.”
― Steven Magee

“Every moving thing on earth is a living thing.”
― Lailah Gifty Akita

“Bless the animals, their simple ways, for they remind us what is real.”
― Marty Rubin

Short Animal Quotes

“On the day we begin to see animals as our friends, we will get back some of our human attributes that we lost a long time ago!”
― Mehmet Murat Ildan

“Some confidants have wings and a beak, or four legs and a tail.”
― Mokokoma Mokhonoana

“Animals have learnt to live in harmony. Humans must be kind to their fellow kind.”
― Lailah Gifty Akita

“It’s impossible to swim like a penguin and run like a cheetah.”
― Rory Wilson

Short Animal Quotes

“Yet wild things have a far more rational fear of us than is ours of them…”
― Angela Carter

“Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened.”
― Anatole France

“The planet earth does not belong to the one and only one animal, the human”
― Sir P. S. Jagadeesh Kumar

“Horses know this more than most: The greatest curse of any animal is to be worth money to men.”
― Shaun Tan

Short Animal Quotes

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“For an animal to attack you, you must smell or look either dangerous, or delicious, or at least nutritious.”
― Mokokoma Mokhonoana

“Animals are a gift from above for they truly define the words unconditional love.”
― Heather Wolf

“Swish, I swing from tree to tree. My feet are like hands – I’m a chimpanzee!”
― Julie Murphy

“Knowing someone who belongs to another species can enlarge your soul in surprising ways.”

― Sy Montgomery

Short Animal Quotes

“When you look at a strange animal, that animal also thinks that a strange animal is looking at it!”
― Mehmet Murat Ildan