41+ Best Zoo Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational zoo quotes will get you through anything when the going gets tough and help you succeed in every aspect of life.

Famous Zoo Quotes

Every Zoo is a Petting Zoo if You’re Brave Enough.

When I was a kid, I said to my father one afternoon, Daddy, will you take me to the zoo?’ He answered, ‘If the zoo wants you, let them come and get you Jerry Lewis

A day out in the wild

Why build a zoo when we can just put up a fence around Chapel Hill? Jesse Helms

A Wild And Crazy Place

If you want to understand how a lion hunts, don’t go to the zoo. Go to the jungle. Jim Stengel

Keep calm and admire the cuteness

The zoo cannot disappoint. John Berger

The city is not a concrete jungle, it is a human zoo

This is an extremely foolish and stupid and idiotic kind of attitude – to expect theaters to make money. Do the public schools make money? Do libraries make money? Does the zoo make money? Do the sewers make money? It’s a community service. John Hirsch

Zoo An excellent place to study the habits of human beings.

Children are not a zoo of entertainingly exotic creatures, but an array of mirrors in which the human predicament leaps out at us. John Updike

One simply cannot play fair and win in a zoo  there are way too many cheetahs

It is hard to get mad at Donald Trump for saying stupid things, in the same way you don’t get mad at a monkey when he throws poop at you at the zoo What does get me angry is the ridiculous, disingenuous defending of the poop throwing monkey. Jon Stewart

All creatures are great and small

When I take my kids to the zoo in Los Angeles, they always look the longest at the creature that moves the least  especially those in the reptile house. I asked myself: Who are the people that are pretty cool but also very still and monotone in their expression?’ and I thought of Jose Mourinho. Julian Sands

Explore the jungle creatures

It does get old to have to always be a monkey in a zoo. I don’t know what it’s like any more to be anonymous. Kevin Bacon

A day at the zoo is a day well spent

We don’t understand the power of nature and the world because we don’t live with it. Our environment is designed to sustain us. We are the domestic pets of a human zoo called civilization. Laurence Gonzales

Zoo animals are ambassadors for their cousins in the wild

People go to the zoo and they like the lion because it’s scary. And the bear because it’s intense, but the monkey makes people laugh. Lorne Michaels

Nature is to zoos as God is to churches

They used to have a smoking section at most airports. No more. They now have these glass encased rooms. You’re not just a smoker, you’re an example to other people. You’re an exhibit at a futuristic zoo Marc Maron

You cannot trust the predators in the zoo, they are always lion.

Nature is to zoos as God is to churches. Margaret Atwood

Animals are born who they are, accept it, and that is that. They live with greater peace than people do.

He was very concerned about his children potentially being kidnapped or attached, and that’s why they were covered up. When he went to Berlin zoo, there were 200 photographers. Martin Bashir

To them, are we animals?

When I was a child I used to read books by Gerald Durrell, who founded Jersey Zoo. He had a job collecting animals for zoos and for a long time that is what I wanted to do. Later when I was a teenager I had a fantastic English teacher called Mrs. Stafford. Her enthusiasm made me decide to be a writer. Melvin Burgess

We’re all animals, and these curious creatures will make you roar with laughter

The caged eagle become a metaphor for all forms of isolation, the ultimate in imprisonment. A zoo is prison. Nadine Gordimer

A zoo is a good place to make a spectacle of yourself, as the people around you have creepier, more photogenic things to look at

Betty took him for a walk in the zoo and he was amused by her evident belief in the curative power of animals. She seemed to think that it must steady him to look at a buffalo. Nathanael West

The only creature on earth whose natural habitat is a zoo is the zookeeper

I love acting, but it’s much more fun taking the kids to the zoo Nicole Kidman

Every animal has his or her story.

In my low periods, I wondered what was the point of creating art. For whom? Are we animating God? Are we talking to ourselves? And what was the ultimate goal? To have one’s work caged in art’s great zoos  the Modern, the Met, the Louvre? Patti Smith

Are you brave enough to be near animal cages?

If a cow laughs hard, does milk come out its nose?