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Everyone who knows me will tell you that I adore animals, and since today is World Animal Day I thought I would share with you my favourite quote.  Its message is so simple it doesn’t need an introduction or explanation:

 

We patronize them for their incompleteness, for their tragic fate of having taken form so far below ourselves. And therein we err, and greatly err. For the animal shall not be measured by man. In a world older and more complete than ours they move finished and complete, gifted with extensions of the senses we have lost or never attained, living by voices we shall never hear. They are not brethren, they are not underlings; they are other nations, caught with ourselves in the net of life and time, fellow prisoners of the splendour and travail of the earth.

 

― Henry Beston, The Outermost House: A Year of Life On The Great Beach of Cape Cod

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