Everything can be taken from a person but one thing: the last of human freedoms – to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances.
"We already have two children. We have room, in our hearts, for another. Why not take one who doesn't have anybody?"
-- My mom, local news, 1988, right after the adoption of my sister
Jim: Question. What kind of bear is best?
Dwight: That is a ridiculous question.
Jim: False. Black Bear.
Dwight: Well that's debatable. There are basically two schools of thought-
Jim: Fact. Bears eat beets. Bears. Beets. Battlestar Gallactica.
Dwight: Bears do not- What is going on- WHAT are you doing?!
Identity theft is not a joke, Jim! Millions of families suffer every year!
We have enslaved the rest of the animal creation, and have treated our distant cousins in fur and feathers so badly that beyond doubt, if they were able to formulate a religion, they would depict the Devil in human form. -William Ralph Inge
The question is not, "Can they reason?" nor, "Can they talk?" but rather, "Can they suffer?" -Jeremy Bentham
Why should man expect his prayer for mercy to be heard by What is above him when he shows no mercy to what is under him? -Pierre Troubetzkoy
Hunting is not a sport. In a sport, both sides should know they're in the game. -Paul Rodriguez
Man is the only creature that consumes without producing. He does not give milk, he does not lay eggs, he is too weak to pull the plough, he cannot run fast enough to catch rabbits. Yet he is lord of all the animals. -George Orwell
The squirrel that you kill in jest, dies in earnest. -Henry David Thoreau
Ask the experimenters why they experiment on animals, and the answer is: "Because the animals are like us." Ask the experimenters why it is morally okay to experiment on animals, and the answer is: "Because the animals are not like us." Animal experimentation rests on a logical contradiction. -Charles R. Magel
Jeremy: You da man!!!
Mark: I'm a man!!
Jeremy: It's you da man
Mark: Whatever Jeremy, lets not quibble. . I'm a man!