Man The Animal Quotes

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Man is the only animal that blushes.  Or needs to.

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Man is a social animal.

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Man is a reasoning animal.

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Man is a tool-using animal.

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Man is a tool-making animal.

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Man, the aristocrat among animals.

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Man is by nature a political animal.

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Man is a successful animal, that's all.

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Man is the only animal that can be bored.

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My definition of man is "a cooking animal."

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Man is a hating rather than a loving animal.

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Man is by his constitution a religious animal.

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Man is a social animal who dislikes his fellow man.

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Man is a clever animal, who behaves like an imbecile.

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Man is the most intelligent of the animals—and the most silly.

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Man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous in the grave.

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We are, perhaps uniquely among the earth's creatures, the worrying animal.

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Many other animals have feelings.  What distinguishes our species is thought.

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Man is a make-believe animal—he is never so truly himself as when he is acting a part.

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Man is a gaming animal.  He must be always trying to get the better in something or other.

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Man is a talking animal and he will always let himself be swayed by the power of the word.

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I guess a man is the only kind of varmint sets his own trap, baits it, and then steps in it.

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Man is a military animal, 
Glories in gunpowder, and loves parade;
Prefers them to all things.

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Man may be defined as the animal that can say "I," that can be aware of himself as a separate entity.

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Man is the only animal that can remain on friendly terms with the victims he intends to eat until he eats them.

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An American monkey, after getting drunk on brandy, would never touch it again, and thus is much wiser than most men.
Man is a rational animal who always loses his temper when he is called upon to act in accordance with the dictates of reason.

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It disturbs me no more to find men base, unjust, or selfish than to see apes mischievous, wolves savage, or the vulture ravenous.

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Man is the unnatural animal, the rebel child of Nature, and more and more does he turn himself against the harsh and fitful hand that reared him.

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One is tempted to define man as a rational animal who always loses his temper when he is called upon to act in accordance with the dictates of reason.

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Man is the only animal that laughs and weeps; for he is the only animal that is struck with the difference between what things are, and what they ought to be.

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Man, biologically considered...is simply the most formidable of all the beasts of prey, and, indeed, the only one that preys systematically on its own species.

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Yet there is still this difference between man and all other animals—he is the only animal whose desires increase as they are fed; the only animal that is never satisfied.

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Experience declares that man is the only animal which devours its own kind; for I can apply no milder term to the governments of Europe, and to the general prey of the rich upon the poor.

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Man is an animal with primary instincts of survival. Consequently his ingenuity has developed first and his soul afterwards. The progress of science is far ahead of man's ethical behavior.

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Man is the only animal who does not feel at home in nature, who can feel evicted from paradise, the only animal for whom his own existence is a problem that he has to solve and from which he cannot escape.

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Man is a Religious Animal. He is the only Religious Animal. He is the only animal that has the True Religion—several of them. He is the only animal that loves his neighbour as himself and cuts his throat if his theology isn't straight. He has made a graveyard of the globe in trying his honest best to smooth his brother's path to happiness and heaven.

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