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"The animals of the world exist for their own reasons. They were not made for humans any more than black people were made for white, or women created for men. "
"There is no psychiatrist in the world like a puppy licking your face."
"The more I see of men, the better I like my dog. "
Frederick the Great
"The question is not, 'Can they reason?' nor, 'Can they talk?' but rather, 'Can they suffer?'"
"Truly man is the king of beasts, for his brutality exceeds them... I have from an early age abjured the use of meat, and the time will come when men such as I will look upon the murder of animals as they now look on the murder of men."
Leonardo da Vinci
"The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be measured by the way in which its animals are treated."
"A dog has the soul of a philosopher."
"A kitten is a rosebud in the garden of the animal kingdom."
"The greatest pleasure of a dog is that you may make a fool of yourself with him, and not only will he not scold you, but he will make a fool of himself, too."
"Man's highest duty is to protect animals from cruelty."
"It is inexcusable for scientists to torture animals; let them make their experiments on journalists and politicians."
"A day will come in which men will look upon an animal's murder the same way they look today upon a man's murder."
Leonardo Da Vinci