I am afraid that the animals regard man as a creature like themselves which has lost its sound animal wits in a most dangerous waythat they regard him as the deranged animal, as the laughing animal, as the weeping animal, as the unhappy animal.
(Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900), German philosopher, classical scholar, critic of culture. Friedrich Nietzsche, Sämtliche Werke: Kritische Studienausgabe, vol. 3, p. 510, eds. Giorgio Colli and Mazzino Montinari, Berlin, de Gruyter (1980). The Gay Science, first edition, "Third Book," aphorism 224, "The Animals' Criticism," (1882).)
I fear animals regard man as a creature of their own kind which has in a highly dangerous fashion lost its healthy animal reasonas the mad animal, as the laughing animal, as the weeping animal, as the unhappy animal.
(Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900), German philosopher. The Gay Science, aphorism 224 (revised edition 1887).)
Pigs are filthy animals. I don't eat filthy animals.
(Quentin Tarantino, U.S. screenwriter and director, and Roger Avary. Jules (Samuel Jackson), Pulp Fiction, coffee shop conversation with Vincent Vega (John Travolta) as Jules explains why he won't eat bacon (1994).)
All animals are equal but some animals are more equal than others.
(George Orwell (1903-1950), British author. Animal Farm, ch. 10 (1945).
The animals' Commandment. The original version in the book was "All animals are equal." The wording derives from Thomas Jefferson's Preamble to the American Declaration of Independence.)