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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. -- Froude

Men hunt I think maybe because they have something wrong with their own equipment and they need something else to shoot. -- Pamela Anderson

There will be no justice as long as man will stand with a knife or with a gun and destroy those who are weaker than he is. -- Isaac Bashevis Singer

When a man wants to murder a tiger, it's called sport; when the tiger wants to murder him it's called ferocity. -- George Bernard Shaw

The squirrel that you kill in jest, dies in earnest. -- Henry David Thoreau

When I was 12, I went hunting with my father and we shot a bird. He was laying there and something struck me. Why do we call this fun to kill this creature [who] was as happy as I was when I woke up this morning. -- Marv Levy (football head coach)

You ask people why they have deer heads on the wall. They always say, 'Because it's such a beautiful animal.' There you go. I think my mother's attractive, but I have photographs of her. -- Ellen DeGenere

Once I was fishing and caught the hook in the fish's eye. That was the last time I ate a killed creature. -- Janet Barkas, editor of Grove Press

... the art of angling, the cruelest, the coldest, and the stupidest of pretended sports. -- Lord (George) Byron

But what pleasure can it possibly be to a man of culture... when a splendid beast is transfixed with a hunting spear? -- Marcus Tilluis Cicero

Humans are the only hunters who kill when not hungry. -- Steven Spielberg

The person who kills for fun is announcing that, could he get away with it, he'd kill you for fun. Your...life may be of no consequence to anyone else but is invaluable to you because it's the only one you've got. Exactly the same is true of each individual deer, hare, rabbit, fox, fish, pheasant and butterfly. Humans should enjoy their own lives, not taking others'. -- Brigid Brophy

Why not just put sterilization hormones in the deer food rather than killing them? -- Dan Ryan, Youngstown talk show host

I decline to go fox hunting (nor did she want her sons William and Harry to be involved in hunting). -- Diana, Princess of Wales

The real cure for our environmental problems is to understand that our job is to salvage Mother Nature...We are facing a formidable enemy in this field. It is the hunters... and to convince them to leave their guns on the wall is going to be very difficult. -- Jacques Cousteau

Killing animals for sport, for pleasure, for adventures, and for hides and furs is a phenomenon which is at once disgusting and distressing. There is no justification in indulging in such acts of brutality. -- The XIV Dalai Lama of Tibet

It is a surprisingly close progression from hunting animals to hunting and torturing people ... catching and lynching blacks or smoking out Jews during the Holocaust. -- Aviva Cantor

We're all members of the animal kingdom. Leave your brothers and sisters in the sea. -- Prince

Of all the creatures ever made he (man) is the most detestable..   He is the only creature that inflicts pain for sport, knowing it to be pain. -- Mark Twain

I cannot fish without falling a little in self-respect... always when I have done I feel it would have been better if I had not fished." -- Henry David Thoreau

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