Jeffrey Masson

Jeffrey Masson

What struck me whenever I visited a farm was how much more sophisticated was the life the animals were capable of living than was assumed by those exploiting them. The more we are willing to see about their lives, the more we will see. Humans seem to take perverse pleasure in attributing stupidity to animals when it is almost always entirely a question of human ignorance.More Jeffrey Masson quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
We might miss the sign or we may be unable to read the expression, but it is almost a contradiction in terms to say that a dog feels something but does not show it. What a dog feels, a dog shows, and, conversely, what a dog shows, a dog actually does feel.More Jeffrey Masson quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
After a lifetime of affectionate regard for dogs and many years of close observation and reflection, I have reached the conclusion that dogs feel more than I do (I am not prepared to speak for other people). They feel more, and they feel more purely and more intensely.More Jeffrey Masson quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Many people have heard the remarkable example of devotion involving a Skye terrier dog who worked for a Scottish shepherd named Old Jock. In 1858, the day after Jock was buried (with almost nobody present to mourn him except his shaggy dog) in the churchyard at Greyfriars Abbey in Edinburgh, Bobby was found sleeping on his master's grave, where he continued to sleep every night for fourteen years.More Jeffrey Masson quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Animals love and suffer, cry and laugh; their hearts rise up in anticipation and fall in despair...they feel.More Jeffrey Masson quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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