“In the end, we will conserve only what we love; we will love only what we understand; and we will understand only what we are taught.” – Baba Dioum

“Animals are reliable, many full of love, true in their affections, predictable in their actions, grateful and loyal. Difficult standards for people to live up to.” – Alfred Montapert

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

“The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated.” – Mahatma Gandhi

“Animals are such agreeable friends—they ask no questions; they pass no criticisms.” – George Eliot

“The better I get to know men, the more I find myself loving dogs.” – Charles de Gaulle

“Animals are the bridge between us and the beauty of all that is natural.” – Trisha McCagh

“The smallest feline is a masterpiece.” – Leonardo da Vinci

“The more I learn about people, the more I love my dog.” – Mark Twain

“Animals are not property or ‘things’ but rather living organisms, subjects of a life, who are worthy of our compassion, respect, friendship and support.” – Marc Bekoff

“Until we have the courage to recognize cruelty for what it is—whether its victim is human or animal—we cannot expect things to be much better in the world.” – Rachel Carson

“The question is not, ‘Can they reason?’ nor, ‘Can they talk?’ but rather, ‘Can they suffer?'” – Jeremy Bentham THANKFUL THURSDAY POSITIVE QUOTES

“The love for all living creatures is the most noble attribute of man.” – Charles Darwin

“The more I see of men, the more I admire dogs.” – Jeanne-Marie Roland

“Animals are born who they are, accept it, and that is that. They live with greater peace than people do.” – Gregory Maguire

“Animals are not only beholders of great beauty, but they are also beholders of ancient wisdom.” – Molly Friedenfeld

“We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.” – Immanuel Kant

“Compassion for animals is intimately connected with goodness of character.” – Arthur Schopenhauer

“Until we extend our circle of compassion to all living things, humanity will not find peace.” – Albert Schweitzer

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

“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” – Mahatma Gandhi

“The outer world is a reflection of the inner world. Other people’s perception of you is a reflection of them; your response to them is an awareness of you.” – Roy T. Bennett

“Be the person your dog thinks you are.” – J.W. Stephens