Saturday, March 6, 2010

Of Animals: "They are not underlings..."

"They are not underlings," wrote naturalist Henry Beston of animals, "they are other nations, caught with ourselves in the net of life and time, fellow prisoners of the splendor and travail of earth."


  1. Thank you for this quote. It expresses exactly what I have felt in my heart my whole life.

  2. Jane, I thought of you when I chose the quote. I never lose the hope that someday, it expresses what most people will feel.