Until one has loved an animal,
a part of one’s soul remains unawakened.
– Anatole France
A horse is worth more than riches.
– Spanish Proverb
Without a shepherd, sheep are not a flock.
– Russian Proverb
As an inspiration to the author,
I do not think the cat can be overestimated.
He suggests so much grace, power, beauty, motion, mysticism.
I do not wonder that many writers love cats;
I am only surprised that all do not.
– Carl Van Vechten
All goats are mischievous thieves, gate-crashers,
and trespassers. Also, they possess individual
character, intelligence, and capacity for affection
which can only be matched by the dog.
– David Mackenzie, Farmer in the Western Isles
Horses make a landscape look beautiful.
– Alice Walker
The beast which passeth all others in wit and mind.
– Aristotle on the elephant
Do not free the camel of the burden of his hump;
you may be freeing him from being a camel.
– Gilbert K. Chesterton
Cats are connoisseurs of comfort.
– James Herriot
All things bright and beautiful,
All creatures great and small,
All things wise and wonderful:
The Lord God made them all.
-Cecil Frances, 1848
Steve McCurry: A Life in Pictures by
Available in Italian – Mondadori/Electa
Available in German – Knesebeck publishers
Available in English – Laurence King Publishers
Available in French- La Martiniere