Quotes of Brute

“ They that deny a God destroy man's nobility, for certainly man is of kin to the beasts by his body; and if he be not of kin to God by his spirit, he is a base and ignoble creature. ”

- Francis Bacon

“ An artist is a creature driven by demons. He doesn't know why they choose him and he's usually too busy to wonder why. ”

- William Faulkner

“ All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others. ”

- George Orwell

“ Humans are amphibians — half spirit and half animal. As spirits they belong to the eternal world, but as animals they inhabit time. ”

- C. S. Lewis

“ Our society distributes itself into Barbarians, Philistines and Populace; and America is just ourselves with the Barbarians quite left out, and the Populace nearly. ”

- Matthew

“ Vice is such a hideous creature, that the more you see of it the better you like it. ”

- Finley Peter Dunne

“ This many-headed monster. ”

- Philip Massinger

“ I am not a complete vegetarian. I eat only animals that have died in their sleep. ”

- George Carlin

“ You ain't no oil paintin' but you are a fascinatin' monster. ”

- Mae West

“ We won't know any of that until that monster moves on through. ”

- Larry Wall

“ Godzilla's a monster for the '90s. He's been working out. ”

- Hank Azaria

“ Men are creatures with eight hands. ”

- Jane Mansfield

“ Tell your master that if there were as many devils at Worms as tiles on its roofs, I would enter. ”

- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

“ Stupidity is the devil. Look in the eye of a chicken and you'll know. It's the most horrifying, cannibalistic, and nightmarish creature in this world. ”

- Werner Herzog

“ Perfectionists are their own devils. ”

- Jack Kirby

“ We haven't been able yet to determine in terms of genes what makes a human being a human and not another mammal. ”

- Walter Gilbert

“ We are, perhaps, uniquely among the earth's creatures, the worrying animal. We worry away our lives, fearing the future, discontent with the present, unable to take in the idea of dying, unable to sit still. ”

- Lewis Thomas

“ I can stand brute force, but brute reason is quite unbearable. There is something unfair about its use. It is hitting below the intellect. ”

- Oscar Wilde

“ HIPPOGRIFF, n. An animal (now extinct) which was half horse and half griffin. The griffin was a compound creature, half lion and half eagle. The hippogriff was, therefore, only one quarter eagle, which is $2.50 in gold. Zoology is full of surprises. ”

- Ambrose Bierce

“ Men think it right to eat animals, because they are led to believe that God sanctions it. This is untrue. No matter in what books it may be written that it is not sinful to slay animals and to eat them, it is more clearly written in the heart of man than in any books that animals are to be pitied and should not be slain any more than human beings… ”

- Leo Tolstoy

“ We Are The Living Graves Of Murdered Beasts We are the living graves of murdered beasts Slaughtered to satisfy our appetites We never pause to wonder at our feasts If animals, like men, can possibly have rights We pray on Sundays that we may have light To guide our footsteps on the path we tread We're sick of war We do not want to fight The thought of it now fills our hearts with dread And yet we gorge ourselves upon the dead Like carrion crows we live and feed on meat Regardless of the suffering and pain We cause by doing so… ”

- George Bernard Shaw

“ The devil personifies not the nature that is around us but the nature that is within us - the infinitely ferocious and cunning prehuman creature that is still within us, sealed in the subconscious cellars of the psyche. ”

- Eric Hoffer

“ There would have been a time for such a word. To-morrow, and to-morrow, and to-morrow, creeps in this petty pace from day to day, to the last syllable of recorded time; And all our yesterdays have lighted fools The way to dusty death. Out, out, brief candle! Life's but a walking shadow; a poor player, that struts and frets his hour upon the stage, and then is heard no more: it is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ Et tu, Brute. ”

- Julius Caesar

“ Consider your origin; you were not born to live like brutes, but to follow virtue and knowledge. ”

- Dante Alighieri

“ Et tu, Brute! ”

- William Shakespeare

“ The wise are instructed by reason; ordinary minds by experience; the stupid, by necessity; and brutes by instinct. ”

- Cicero

“ The bitterest tragic element in life to be derived from an intellectual source is the belief in a brute Fate or Destiny. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ All generous minds have a horror of what are commonly called "Facts". They are the brute beasts of the intellectual domain. ”

- Thomas Hobbes

“ The brute necessity of believing something so long as life lasts does not justify any belief in particular. ”

- George Santayana
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