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What are Some Inspirational Quotes About Dolphins?


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Question: What are Some Inspirational Quotes About Dolphins?

The dolphin is an inspiring animal that symbolizes joy and compassion to people. Those whose lives have been enriched by dolphins sometimes say that God even performs miracles through them. Here are some inspirational quotes about dolphins to enjoy:


"The happiness of the bee and the dolphin is to exist. For man it is to know that and to wonder at it." - Jacques Yves Cousteau

"Dolphins have new understandings that seem to lie just beyond our present knowledge. There may be a common thread of consciousness between man and dolphin." - Joan McIntyre

"Dolphins may well be carrying information as well as functions critical to the regeneration of life upon our planet." - Buckminster Fuller

"When I see a dolphin, I know it's just as smart as I am." - Don Van Vliet

"Like a dolphin, I am graceful, powerful, and compassionate." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie

"It is of interest to note that while some dolphins are reported to have learned English -- up to 50 words used in correct context -- no human being has been reported to have learned dolphinese." - Carl Sagan

"The voice of the dolphin in air is like that of the human, in that they can pronounce vowels, and combinations of vowels." – Aristotle

"Dolphins are social mammals, capable of enjoying their lives. They form close bonds with other members of their group." - Peter Singer

"Man has always assumed that he was more intelligent than dolphins because he had achieved so much ... the wheel, New York, wars, and so on ... while all the dolphins had ever done was muck about in the water having a good time. But conversely, the dolphins had always believed that they were far more intelligent than man ... for precisely the same reason." – Douglas Adams

"Though pleased to see the dolphins play, I mind my compass and my way." - Matthew Green

"What does kissing really mean to me? To me, if you feel, when you kiss a girl, that certain feeling of all those dolphins, like, swimming through your blood stream, and you get those good tingles inside your stomach, I don't think there's any better feeling." - Corey Haim

"His delights/Were dolphin-like/They showed his back above/The element they lived in." - William Shakespeare

"What can books of men that live/In a dragon-guarded land/Paintings of the dolphin-drawn/Sea-nymphs in their pearly wagons/Do, but awake a hope to live ... ?" - William Butler Yeats

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