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Wise Quotes about Creatures

May you find great value in these Creatures quotes and sayings.

When dealing with people, remember you are
not dealing with creatures of logic,
but creatures of emotion.
- Dale Carnegie

Related topics: Life Human-Nature Psychology Wisdom Feelings

The worst sin toward our fellow creatures
is not to hate them,
but to be indifferent to them:
that's the essence of inhumanity.
- George Bernard Shaw

Give thanks for the rainbows, for the butterflies,
for all God's creatures - large and small,
for the bright blue sky and the soft fog and the gentle rain,
for the tree veiled in the season's first frost,
for the baby's laugh, for the touch of a hand
and the whispered "I love you."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

By nature, we are all creatures of habit.
We instinctively adopt familiar routines for most activities.
We eat about the same number of meals each day -
at more or less the same times.
We have a regular pattern of sleeping -
unless it is perturbed by illness or shift work.
Most everything we do is habitual.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 

If you have men who will exclude any of God's creatures
from the shelter of compassion and pity,
you will have men who will deal likewise with their fellow men.
- St. Francis of Assisi

Like all pure creatures, cats are practical.
- William S. Burroughs

Cats are rather delicate creatures and they are subject
to a good many different ailments,
but I have never heard of one who suffered from insomnia.
- Joseph Wood Krutch

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Our task must be to free ourselves by widening
our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures
and the whole of nature and its beauty.
- Albert Einstein

Our "Rainbows and Butterflies" are the small miracles of our life -
the little things that are so easy to overlook,
yet so awe inspiring when we take a moment
to notice and to pay attention.
Give thanks for the rainbows, for the butterflies,
for all God's creatures - large and small,
for the bright blue sky and the soft fog and the gentle rain,
for the tree veiled in the season's first frost,
for the baby's laugh,
for the touch of a hand and the whispered "I love you."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Compassion, in which all ethics must take root,
can only attain its full breadth and depth
if it embraces all living creatures
and does not limit itself to mankind.
- Albert Schweitzer

The ground we walk on, the plants and creatures,
the clouds above constantly dissolving into new formations -
each gift of nature possessing its own radiant energy,
bound together by cosmic harmony.
- Ruth Bernhard

Man is a special being, and if left to himself,
in an isolated condition, would be one of the weakest creatures;
but associated with his kind,
he works wonders.
- Daniel Webster

You know, I designed the Queen crest.
I simply combined all the creatures that represent
our star signs-and I don't even believe in astrology.
- Freddie Mercury

Marilyn and I were rumored to be an item.
We were friends.
Nothing more.
Marilyn was one of the sweetest creatures that ever lived.
- Sammy Davis, Jr.

Man is immortal, not because he alone among creatures
has an inexhaustible voice,
but because he has a soul, a spirit capable of compassion
and sacrifice and endurance.
- Morgan Freeman

The knowledge of God is the cause of things.
For the knowledge of God is to all creatures what the
knowledge of the artificer is to things made by his art.
- Thomas Aquinas

I always had a desire to know asylum life more thoroughly -
a desire to be convinced that the most helpless of God's creatures,
the insane, were cared for kindly and properly.
- Nellie Bly

Adapt yourself to the things among which your lot has
been cast and love sincerely the fellow creatures with
whom destiny has ordained that you shall live.
- Marcus Aurelius

Authors like cats because they are such quiet,
lovable, wise creatures, and cats like authors for the same reasons.
- Robertson Davies

Perhaps two million years ago the creatures of a planet
in some remote galaxy faced a musical crisis similar
to that which we earthly composers face today.
- George Crumb

Nothing in human nature is so God-like as the disposition
to do good to our fellow-creatures.
- Samuel Richardson

Since writing JAWS, I've been lucky enough to do close
to forty television shows about wildlife in the oceans,
and yes, I have been attacked by sea creatures once in a while.
- Peter Benchley

Fear of death ... That's funny. I have that too.
My dog has it. It's very common with living creatures.
- the movie Anything Else (2003)

TO fear God, is one of the first and greatest Duties
of his rational Creatures.
- Charles Inglis

There are not so many mythical creatures from Inkheart.
- Cornelia Funke

What makes these creatures so awful is the feeling
that they can use us in ways too horrible to imagine-and yet,
we DO imagine them, which makes it worse than seeing it.
- Sigourney Weaver

To make sense to us as physical creatures,
any 'truth' must undergo transformations,
be couched in certain terms or we couldn't understand it.
- Jane Roberts

All nature's creatures join to express nature's purpose.
Somewhere in their mounting and mating,
rutting and butting is the very secret of nature itself.
- Graham Swift

Of all creatures in this visible world,
light is the most glorious; of all light,
the light of the sun without compare excels the rest.
- William Gurnall

Humans may be the only creatures on Earth who spend
significant time thinking about the fact that someday their lives will end.
- Joan D. Vinge

Oh the nerves, the nerves; the mysteries of this machine called man!
Oh the little that unhinges it, poor creatures that we are!
- Charles Dickens

Manners are like the shadows of virtues,
they are the momentary display of those qualities which
our fellow creatures love and respect.
- Sydney Smith

We are creatures of the moment; we live from one little space to another,
and only one interest at a time fills these.
- William Dean Howells

As the births of living creatures are at first ill-shapen,
so are all innovations, which are the births of time.
- Francis Bacon

Book love...
is your pass to the greatest, the purest,
and the most perfect pleasure that God has prepared for His creatures.
- Anthony Trollope

Human beings are the only creatures who are able to
behave irrationally in the name of reason.
- Ashley Montagu

So be it.
God created profoundly fallible creatures on this earth,
and human history is mostly the story of error and accident.
- Michael Ledeen

It's thrilling.
There's birth and death and frustration and victory in raising horses.
It's like a little microcosm of life is built into
the short lives of these creatures.
- John Phillips

The only thing you're taking out of here is your spirit and your soul,
so we need to be conscious to try and develop that part of ourselves,
because we're all spiritual creatures.
- Smokey Robinson

How many desolate creatures on the earth have learnt
the simple dues of fellowship and social comfort,
in a hospital.
- Elizabeth Barrett Browning

If we may believe our logicians, man is distinguished
from all other creatures by the faculty of laughter.
He has a heart capable of mirth, and naturally disposed to it.
- Joseph Addison

Pigs are not that dirty.
And they're smart, strange little creatures.
They just need love.
- Shelley Duvall

The notion that Jews are mythic creatures is well circulating in our culture.
- Steven T. Katz

The souls you have got cast upon the screen of publicity
appear like the horrid and writhing creatures enlarged from the insect world,
and revealed to us by the cinematograph.
- James Larkin

Men are creatures with two legs and eight hands.
- Jayne Mansfield

But what really excited me was the idea that humans
had a tremendous pre-history that went back millions of years.
I wanted to go to Africa to find some of these creatures.
- Donald Johanson

Woman are complex creatures.
- Talib Kweli

First and foremost, I'm a feminist.
And basically that stems from a strong belief that
all people and creatures deserve equal opportunity,
rights and respect.
- Kathy Najimy

I'm very concerned for the future of the earth and its amazing creatures.
We've got to be careful and make sure we don't foul our own nest.
- John Lithgow

One day I caught four Dolphins, how much I have gazed
at these beautiful creatures...
as they changed their hue in twenty varieties of richest arrangement of tints.
- John James Audubon

When we drop fear, we can draw nearer to people,
we can draw nearer to the earth, we can draw nearer
to all the heavenly creatures that surround us.
- Bell Hooks

No one perfectly loves God who does not perfectly love some of his creatures.
- Marguerite de Valois

A writer who presents men and women as creatures truncated
below the waist is exposed as one who goes about without his trousers saying,
'see, I have had my testicles removed.'
- Norman Lindsay

The true gourmet, like the true artist,
is one of the unhappiest creatures existent.
His trouble comes from so seldom finding what he constantly seeks:
perfection.
- Ludwig Bemelmans

None of God's Creatures absolutely consider'd are in
their own Nature Contemptible;
the meanest Fly,
the poorest Insect has its Use and Vertue.
- Mary Astell

Self-preservation, nature's first great law,
all the creatures, except man, doth awe.
- Andrew Marvell

I believe in the immortality of all creatures.
- Egon Schiele

Make women rational creatures, and free citizens,
and they will quickly become good wives;
-
that is,
if men do not neglect the duties of husbands and fathers.
- Mary Wollstonecraft

We're very physical creatures, and we worry about how
we look sometimes more than our spiritual selves.
- Smokey Robinson

For small creatures such as we the vastness is bearable only through love.
- Carl Sagan

We are perverse creatures and never satisfied.
- Nan Fairbrother

Probably we never fully credit the interdependence of wild creatures,
and their cognizance of the affairs of their own kind.
- Mary Austin

War makes strange giant creatures out of us little
routine men who inhabit the earth.
- Ernie Pyle

For the first half of geological time our ancestors were bacteria.
Most creatures still are bacteria, and each one of
our trillions of cells is a colony of bacteria.
- Richard Dawkins

Love is not a union merely between two creatures,
it is a union between two spirits.
- Frederick William Robertson

It is conceded by all that man is the very highest
type of all living creatures on the earth.
His intelligence is far superior to that of any other earthly being.
- Joseph Franklin Rutherford

The only creatures that are evolved enough to convey
pure love are dogs and infants.
- Johnny Depp

Acting with creatures that aren't there is kind like
acting with an actor who refuses to come out of his trailer.
You still have to go on and do the scene.
- Liam Neeson

Wild animals never kill for sport.
Man is the only one to whom the torture and death of
his fellow creatures is amusing in itself.
- James Anthony Froude

The most violent appetites in all creatures are lust and hunger;
the first is a perpetual call upon them to propagate their kind,
the latter to preserve themselves.
- Joseph Addison

Mankind must remember that peace is not God's gift to his creatures;
peace is our gift to each other.
- Elie Wiesel


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