Quotes About Great Apes

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Quotes About Great Apes

Apart from the soul, the brewing of tea is the only thing that sets us apart from the great apes.
— Alan Bradley —

One of the many unintended consequences of the Anthropocene has been the pruning of our own family tree. Having cut down our sister species-the Neanderthals and the Denisovans-many generations ago, we're now working on our first and second cousins. By the time we're done, it's quite possible that there will be among the great apes not a single representative left, except, that is, for us.

— Elizabeth Kolbert

With the exception of humans, all the great apes today are facing oblivion.

— Elizabeth Kolbert

As he drank, I remembered that there's a reason we English are ruled more by tea than by Buckingham Palace or His Majesty's Government: Apart from the soul, the brewing of tea is the only thing that sets us apart from the great apes
or so the Vicar had remarked to Father ...

— Alan Bradley

Apart from the soul, the brewing of tea is the only thing that sets us apart from the great apes.

— Alan Bradley

Bagheera to see if the Panther was angry too, and Bagheera's eyes were as hard as jade stones. "Thou hast been with the Monkey People
the gray apes
the people without a law
the eaters of everything. That is great shame." "When Baloo hurt my head," said Mowgli (he was still on his back), "I went away, and the gray

— Rudyard Kipling

Our species may yet end its strange eventful history as just the last, the cleverest of the great apes. The great ape that was clever-but not clever enough. It could escape from most things but not from its own mental confusion.

— H.G. Wells

These magnificent species of Africa - elephants, rhino, lions, leopards, cheetah, the great apes (Africa has four of the world's five great apes) - this is a treasure for all humanity, and they are not for sale. They are not for trade. They need to be valued and preserved by humanity. We all need a global commitment to that.

— Patrick Bergin

Bonobos are unique among great apes because they are not dominated by males.

— Claudine Andre

All gods have good points, just as have all priests. Personally, I attach much importance to Hanuman , and am kind to his people the great gray apes of the hills. One never knows when one may want a friend.

— Rudyard Kipling

The disappointed one speaks. I searched for great human beings; I always found only the apes of their ideals.

— Friedrich Nietzsche

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