Twenty Quotes that Attempt to Capture the True Essence of Animals
How does one accurately describe the unconditional love of an animal? I know it’s not possible to put what an animal has to offer both in heart and soul into words. However, I have created this post out of a variety of quotes that come pretty darn close!
No truer words have ever been spoken. All animals deserve our protection, kindness and love.
“He who feeds a hungry animal feeds his own soul.” – Charlie Chaplin
Exactly–what we give to an animal comes back to us ten-fold. Just the privilege of being in the presence of an animal pays us back immeasurably.
“It is much easier to show compassion to animals. They are never wicked.”
– Haile Selassie
This picture is of my dog, Falkor, when he was 15 months old. I would take him over a bag of diamonds any day. The unconditional love between us is priceless!
“Happiness is a warm puppy.” – Charles M. Schulz
There is no question in my mind to the truth of these words by author Anthony Douglas Williams. He wrote the book Inside the Divine Pattern due to his need to connect people with the divine messages hidden in lost knowledge and ancient mysteries.
“Animals share with us the privilege of having a soul.” – Pythagoras
Maura Cummings and her husband Lee Herman founded an animal sanctuary in 2016. The couple made their dream come true in Pennsylvania. This is a dream I have had for quite some time–stay tuned.
“What a beautiful world it would be if people had hearts like dogs.”
– Author Unknown
Albert Schweitzer was a was a French-
“When I am feeling low all I have to do is watch my cats and my courage returns.” – Charles Bukowski
There really is nothing better than coming home from a long day to find your best friend excited beyond compare at your arrival!
“There are few things more heart warming than to be welcomed by a cat.”
– Tay Hohoff
I have found Irish proverbs truly profound. This is one of my personal favorites!
“When a man loves cats, I am his friend and comrade without further introduction.” – Mark Twain
Anatole France was a French poet, journalist, and novelist. Animals really do have the ability to reach our soul.
“I am suspicious of people who don’t like dogs. But I trust a dog when it doesn’t like a person.” – Author Unknown
Anne Lamott is an American novelist and non-fiction writer. I agree with her statement–this sounds heavenly to me!
“The love for all living creatures is the most noble attribute of man.”
– Charles Darwin
I hope the art and quotes in this post stir your heart and soul. There are countless animals everywhere that need a home and someone to share their unconditional love with. Please consider adopting from you local shelter!
Do you have a favorite quote about an animal? Please share in the comments below!
Till next time, Sandra
Doesn’t your best friend deserve a special package every month?