Elephants are NOT commodities, or products.
No one in the world needs an elephant tusk but an elephant.
– Thomas Schmidt
We are not the only animal that mourns; apes do, and elephants, and dogs. Yet we are the only one that tortures.
– Geraldine Brooks
You know…they say an elephant never forgets. What they don’t tell you is, you never forget an elephant.
– Bill Murray
The question is, are we happy to suppose that our grandchildren may never be able to see an elephant except in a picture book?
– David Attenborough
There is no creature among all the Beasts of the world which hath so great and ample demonstration of the power and wisdom of almighty God as the Elephant.
– Edward Topsel
Primate and elephant and even pig societies show considerable evidence of care for others, parent-child bonding, solidarity in the face of danger, and so on.
– Christopher Hitchens
We admire elephants in part because they demonstrate what we consider the finest human traits: empathy, self-awareness, and social intelligence. But the way we treat them puts on display the very worst of human behavior.
– Graydon Carter
Only elephants should own ivory.
– Yao Ming
If elephants didn’t exist, you couldn’t invent one. They belong to a small group of living things so unlikely they challenge credulity and common sense.
– Lyall Watson
When the elephants walk, the forests walks with them.
– Sudha Ramen
As an elephant in the battlefield withstands arrows shot from bows all around, even so shall I endure abuse.
One of the many reasons I love elephants is that they celebrate births and mourn the dead. When an elephant gives birth, her herd gathers around her to protect her baby and they trumpet in celebration. It’s really quite extraordinary.
– Yashar Ali
Elephants don’t know anything about the world of ants; the peaks of mountains are oblivious of what is happening on the plains!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
The elephant has just one basic gait: an ambling walk; elephants cannot run or jump like other animals.
– Richard D. Estes
Compassion, social intelligence, decisiveness, patience, wisdom. These are all qualities found in elephants and not found in the people allowing them to be killed for trophies.
– Ellen Degeneres
If size mattered, the elephant would be the king of the jungle.
– Rickson Gracie
Elephants are big, powerful but fragile. We are dealing with a fragile eco-system. Look at the money involved in poaching. Man must give way to the elephant. We are not gong to allow anyone to come in the path of the elephant.
– Sharad A. Bobde
The fact that Trump has lifted President Obama’s ban on elephant trophies being imported into the country is a devastating blow to the survival of these beautiful animals. It’s savage and pointless. It breaks my heart.
– Ricky Gervais
Dear people with no soul, stop shooting elephants.
– Russell Crowe
Very concerned to hear about the poacher who was killed by an elephant, then eaten by lions. Hope they didn’t get indigestion.
– Piers Morgan
If you do not have a memory like an elephant, leave impressions like one.
I loved her like elephants like remembering stuff. Those bastards just won’t let me forget and move on.
– Jarod Kintz
Elephants, it turns out, are surprisingly stealthy.
– Thomas French
Elephants can sense danger. They’re able to detect an approaching tsunami or earthquake before it hits.
– Jennifer Richard Jacobson
Elephants love reunions. They recognize one another after years and years of separation and greet each other with wild, boisterous joy. There’s bellowing and trumpeting, ear flapping and rubbing. Trunks entwine.
– Jennifer Richard Jacobson
They say that somewhere in Africa the elephants have a secret grave where they go to lie down, unburden their wrinkled gray bodies, and soar away, light spirits at the end.
– Robert McCammon
Making films is about having absolute and foolish confidence; the challenge for all of us is to have the heart of a poet and the skin of an elephant.
– Mira Nair
I was called ‘Dumbo,’ like the elephant, as a child because I couldn’t understand things at school.
– Anthony Hopkins
I feel as if I go to Africa, I may never come back. I’m just going to live with the animals and adopt an elephant, and it’s going to be my friend.
– Dianna Agron