Quotes About Giraffes

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Quotes About Giraffes

Westwards along the basement, I let myself through a heavy door just beyond the dead giraffes. There was a notice on the wall that read "Departmental cock" I never did find out what that meant.
— Richard Fortey —

There was no way to have a civilized conversation with that guy. It's like he was raised by giraffes or something.

— H.M. Ward

They say that it is one of the most terrifying manifestations in nature: a bull elephant in a state of must. Twin streams of vile-smelling liquid flow from the ducts of the temples and into the corners of the jaws. At these times the great beast will gore giraffes and hippos, will break the backs of cringeing rhinoceri. This was male-elephantine heat. Must: it derived via Urdu from the Persian mast or maest-"intoxicated." But I had settled for the modal verb. I must, I must, I just must.

— Martin Amis

Well as giraffes say, you don't get no leaves unless you stick your neck out.

— Sid Waddell

I knew that a group of tigers was called a streak. I knew that dolphins were carnivores. I knew that giraffes had four stomachs and that the leg muscles of a locust were a thousand times more powerful than the same weight of human muscle. I knew that white polar bears had black skin beneath their fur, and that jellyfish had no brains. I

— Jodi Picoult

Giraffes are completely tranquil - they have no predators as adults because there's not an animal in the jungle stupid enough to go for them.

— Joanna Lumley

I have a weird thing with giraffes, I don't like their neck

— Eminem

The man who believes in giraffes would swallow anything.

— Adrian Mitchell

I remember once reading that it is still not understood how the giraffe manages to pump an adequate blood supply all the way up to its head; but it is hard to imagine that anyone would conclude tht giraffes do not have long necks. At least not anyone who had ever been to a zoo

— Robert Solow

A bit of advice: never read a pop-up book about giraffes.

— Sean Lock

The human body has no more need for cows' milk than it does for dogs' milk, horses' milk, or giraffes' milk.

— Michael Klaper

Consider the biggest animals on the planet: elephants, and buffaloes, and giraffes. These are vegetarian animals. They grow to thousands of pounds of muscle and bone without ever eating cheeseburgers and pepperoni pizzas.

— Michael Klaper

If combat means living in a ditch, females have biological problems staying in a ditch for 30 days because they get infections ... Males are biologically driven to go out and hunt giraffes.

— Newt Gingrich

Basketball, a game which won't be fit for people until they set the basket umbilicus-high and return the giraffes to the zoo.

— Ogden Nash

I do feel that evolution is being controlled by some sort of divine engineer. I can't help thinking that. And this engineer knows exactly what he or she is doing and why, and where evolution is headed. That's why we've got giraffes and hippopotami and the clap.

— Kurt Vonnegut

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