Whatever you do to the animals, you do to yourself.
Man’s unique reward, however, is that while animals survive by adjusting themselves to their background, man survives by adjusting his background to himself.
Animals hear about death for the first time when they die.
Religion is the masterpiece of the art of animal training, for it trains people as to how they shall think.
Men are the devils of the earth, and the animals are the tormented souls.
Pleasure is never as pleasant as we expected it to be and pain is always more painful. The pain in the world always outweighs the pleasure. If you don’t believe it, compare the respective feelings of two animals, one of which is eating the other.
Compassion for animals is intimately associated with goodness of character, and it may be confidently asserted that he who is cruel to animals cannot be a good man.
To his dog, every man is Napoleon; hence the constant popularity of dogs.
At his best, man is the noblest of all animals; separated from law and justice he is the worst.