The best Quotes by Desmond Morris

The best Quotes by Desmond Morris

Desmond John Morris (born 24 January 1928) is an English zoologist, ethologist and surrealist painter, as well as a popular author in human sociobiology. He is known for his 1967 book The Naked Ape, and for his television programmes such as Zoo Time.

Artists like cats; soldiers like dogs.
The city is not a concrete jungle, it is a human zoo.
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I believe cats to be spirits come to earth. A cat, I am sure, could walk on a cloud without coming through.
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Want an animal to stare at you with contempt? Get a cat! Open box of excrement in your house? Cat!
Lucifer Morningstar in Lucifer - Season 2 Episode 4
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My cat is really annoyed by me, now that I hang around in her apartment all day.
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When my cats aren't happy, I'm not happy. Not because I care about their mood but because I know they're just sitting there thinking up ways to get even.
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Cities, like cats, will reveal themselves at night.
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Cats can use their ears to express their feelings. If they flatten them backwards, it indicates fear or caution, and if their ears are perked up and occasionally face forward, that usually means they're happy. Constant swiveling indicates that they are vigilantly assessing their surroundings.
Cats will outsmart dogs every time.
Time you spend with cats is never wasted.
Cats make great companions! Just ask my master... who disappeared under mysterious circumstances.
Cats come when they feel like it. Not when they're told.
Everything comes to those who wait... except a cat.
Cats rule the world.
Just watching my cats can make me happy.
Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.
A dog has no use for fancy cars, big homes, or designer clothes. A water logged stick will do just fine. A dog doesn't care if you're rich or poor, clever or dull, smart or dumb. Give him your heart and he'll give you his. How many people can you say that about? How many people can make you feel rare and pure and special? How many people can make you feel extraordinary?
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If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and a man.
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I am NOT telling you to be aggressive! I am telling you to stay in control. Be calm and assertive!
Cesar Millan (Rudelführer, Hundetrainer)
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A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love yourself.
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Money can buy you a fine dog, but only love can make him wag his tail.
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Happiness starts with a wet nose and ends with a tail.
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The better I get to know men, the more I find myself loving dogs.
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A dog is the greatest gift a parent can give a child. OK, a good education, then a dog.
A dog doesn't care if you're rich or poor, clever or dull, smart or dumb. Give him your heart and he'll give you his.
Owning a dog always ended with this sadness because dogs just don't live as long as people do.
There's no such thing as a bad dog, just a bad owner.
"Is he friendly?" Tom says quietly. "I've discovered," Jules says, "that a dog will become fast friends with the people who feed him."
You know, son, now that you're grown up, it's time we have a heart to heart talk about the facts of life. First of all, you're a dog. And there's three things dogs are gonna know how to do.
First: a dog's gonna know how to be man's best friend. That comes in two easy positions: the begging position with the big sad, soulful eyes, and the lyin' at the master's feet position also with the big sad, soulful eyes.
Now the second thing that dog has to know is how to bury bones. Why? I don't know. I can never find them, after I bury them. But that's what dogs is supposed to do.
Third, and most important: all dogs gonna know how to chase cats. Which happens to be my specialty.
Spike in Tom and Jerry
The dogs with the loudest bark are the ones that are most afraid.
A city is a concrete labyrinth in which our mind is lost.
(Musin Almat Zhumabekovich)
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The first time that you escape from home or the small town that you live in - there's a reason a small town is called a small town: It's because not many people want to live there.
A city, far from being a cluster of buildings, is actually a sequence of spaces enclosed and defined by buildings.
A city is not gauged by its length and width, but by the broadness of its vision and the height of its dreams.
Perfection is impossible. In the 1,526 singles matches I played in my career, I won almost 80% of those matches. But what percentage of points did I win? 54%! In other words, even top ranked tennis players win barely more than half the points they play. When you lose every second point on average, you learn not to dwell on every shot.
Roger Federer - Juni 2024
We've had a lot of away games in the Champions League this season where we've heard the fans. When I think of the game in Newcastle, where you can hear our fans the whole time, even though it was said beforehand that Newcastle is the loudest stadium in England – that's really saying something. We are looking forward to our fans, they will deliver again in Paris.
I felt like a child amongst all the established players. First of all I had to prove myself in training and earn respect and over several months show what I was capable of.
Florian Wirtz - July 2021
Recently, on my 18th birthday, my mother showed me a note from my time at primary school. We had to write down what we wanted to be. The only thing I'd written was: football player. I really did always want that and started early on to kick everything I came across: balloons, balls and anything else lying around the house. There was a lot flying about at our place.
Florian Wirtz - July 2021
Your mom's so fat, even in Minecraft she appears round.
One candidate is too old and mentally unfit to be president. The other one is me.
Joe Biden - März 2024

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