Quotes About Mammals

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Christopher Hitchens
“Faith is the surrender of the mind, it's the surrender of reason, it's the surrender of the only thing that makes us different from other animals. It's our need to believe and to surrender our skepticism and our reason, our yearning to discard that and put all our trust or faith in someone or something, that is the sinister thing to me. ... Out of all the virtues, all the supposed virtues, faith must be the most overrated”
Christopher Hitchens

عمر طاهر
“الإنسان على الرغم من أنه من الثدييات فإنه أحيانا( يبيض)”
عمر طاهر, أقوال برما

“Never call anyone a baboon unless you are sure of your facts.”
Will Cuppy

Bill Bryson
“These Cro-Magnon people were identical to us: they had the same physique, the same brain, the same looks. And, unlike all previous hominids who roamed the earth, they could choke on food. That may seem a trifling point, but the slight evolutionary change that pushed man's larynx deeper into his throat, and thus made choking a possibility, also brought with it the possibility of sophisticated, well articulated speech.
Other mammals have no contact between their air passages and oesophagi. They can breathe and swallow at the same time, and there is no possibility of food going down the wrong way. But with Homo sapiens food and drink must pass over the larynx on the way to the gullet and thus there is a constant risk that some will be inadvertently inhaled. In modern humans, the lowered larynx isn't in position from birth. It descends sometime between the ages of three and five months - curiously, the precise period when babies are likely to suffer from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. At all events, the descended larynx explains why you can speak and your dog cannot.”
Bill Bryson, The Mother Tongue: English and How It Got That Way

Daniel Suarez
“Mammals of every species indulge in play. Games are Nature's way of preparing us to face difficult realities.”
Daniel Suarez, Daemon

“I ache to swim again. Walking’s for mammals.”
Shaun Hick, The Ghost And Its Shadow

“Remember that even just watching animals has an impact. Intrusion into their living space can expose them to predation, keep them from feeding or other essential activities, or cause them to leave their young exposed to predation or the elements. No photo or viewing opportunity is worth harassing or stressing wildlife. In appreciating and watching them, we have a responsibility to protect and preserve the animals that share our state.”
Mary Taylor Young, The Guide to Colorado Mammals

“As llamas have never heard of oxygen, they do not miss it.”
Will Cuppy

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