Nature teaches beasts
to know their friends.
— William Shakespeare, Coriolanus
All animals are created equal, but some animals are more equal
— George Orwell
One small cat changes coming home to an empty house to coming
— Pam Brown
I have no doubt that it is a part of the destiny of the human
race, in its gradual improvement, to leave off eating animals
as surely as the savage tribes have left off eating each other
when they came in contact with the more civilised.
— Henry David Thoreau, Walden
The bird, a nest; the spider, a web; man, friendship.
— William Blake
I am fond of pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs
treat us as equals
— Winston Churchill (attributed)
Animals are my friends... and I don't eat my friends.
— George Bernard Shaw