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Animals Quotes

Eight of the best book quotes about animals
  1. #1
    Dr. Mortimer looked strangely at us for an instant, and his voice sank almost to a whisper as he answered:
    “Mr. Holmes, they were the footprints of a gigantic hound!”
  2. #2
    “Et tu, Brute?”
  3. #3
    “I am no bird; and no net ensnares me: I am a free human being with an independent will.”
  4. #4
    “It is quite possible that an animal has spoken to me and that I didn’t catch the remark because I wasn’t paying attention.”
  5. #5
    “I suppose it’s like the ticking crocodile, isn’t it? Time is chasing after all of us.”
  6. #6
    “To the curious incident of the dog in the night-time.”
    “The dog did nothing in the night-time.”
    “That was the curious incident,” remarked Sherlock Holmes.
  7. #7
    “This goodly frame, the earth, seems to me a sterile promontory, this most excellent canopy, the air, look you, this brave o’erhanging firmament, this majestical roof fretted with golden fire, why, it appears no other thing to me than a foul and pestilent congregation of vapours. What a piece of work is a man! how noble in reason! how infinite in faculty! in form and moving how express and admirable! in action how like an angel! in apprehension how like a god! the beauty of the world! the paragon of animals! And yet, to me, what is this quintessence of dust?”
  8. #8
    “The way a crow
    Shook down on me
    The dust of snow
    From a hemlock tree
    Has given my heart
    A change of mood
    And saved some part
    Of a day I had rued.”
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