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Temple Grandin

  • It is important that our relationship with farm animals is reciprocal. We owe animals a decent life and a painless death. I have observed that the people who are completely out of touch with nature are the most afraid of death ...

    • Temple Grandin,
    • "Thinking Like Animals," in Linda Hogan, Deena Metzger, and Brenda Peterson, eds., Intimate Nature: The Bond Between Women and Animals ()
  • People can live up to high standards, but they can't live up to perfection.

  • Curiosity is the other side of caution.

  • Dogs serve people, but people serve cats.

    • Temple Grandin,
    • in Temple Grandin and Catherine Johnson, Animals Make Us Human ()

Temple Grandin, U.S. veterinarian, educator, writer, autistic activist, animal behavior consultant