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Poll: 25 memorable animal-themed quotes ...

Which of these 25 animal-themed quotes do you think is the most memorable?

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The quotes should :

  • feature the name of one animal, at least
  • be about the animal, not the food (or anything related to food) or someone's name
  • not be a speech or a monologue or anything from which we can extract one line containing the name of an animal without it being the most memorable part anyway.

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    Mildred Pierce (1945)

    "Personally, Veda's convinced me that alligators have the right idea. They eat their young."
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    Planet of the Apes (1968)

    "Take your stinking paws off me, you damned dirty ape."
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    Jaws (1975)

    "It's all psychological, you yell 'Barracuda', everybody says ' Huh? What?' You yell 'Shark', we've got a panic on our hands on the Fourth of July."
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    The Breakfast Club (1985)

    "Don't mess with the bull, young man. You'll get the horns!"
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    Woman of the Year (1942)

    "Women should be kept illiterate and clean, like canaries."
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    Duck Soup (1933)

    "I could dance with you ‘til the cows come home. On second thought, I'd rather dance with the cows ‘til you came home."
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    A Cry in the Dark (1988)

    "The dingo took my baby!"
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    The Wizard of Oz (1939)

    "I'll get you, my pretty, and your little dog too!"
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    The Pink Panther Strikes Again (1976)

    "Does your dog bite?"
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    Fatal Attraction (1987)

    "Bring the dog, I love animals... I'm a great cook."
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    Reservoir Dogs (1992)

    "Are you gonna bark all day, little doggie, or are you gonna bite?"
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    Animal Crackers (1930)

    "One morning I shot an elephant in my pajamas. How he got in my pajamas, I don't know."
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    The Godfather (1972)

    "It's a Sicilian message. It means Luca Brasi sleeps with the fishes."
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    Pinocchio (1940)

    "Give a bad boy enough rope, and he'll soon make a jackass of himself."
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    The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

    "Well, Clarice - have the lambs stopped screaming?"
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    The Wizard of Oz (1939)

    "Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!"
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    On Golden Pond (1981)

    "Come here, Norman. Hurry up. The loons! The loons! They're welcoming us back."
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    The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

    "If I hear so much as a mouse fart in here the rest of the night I swear by God and sonny Jesus you will all visit the infirmary."
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    Inherit the Wind (1960)

    "Do you hear that, friends? Old World monkeys! According to Bertram Cates, we don't even descend from good American monkeys!"
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    Deliverance (1972)

    "I bet you can squeal like a pig."
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    Babe (1995)

    "That'll do, pig. That'll do."
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    Manhattan (1979)

    "I think people should mate for life, like pigeons or Catholics."
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    Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

    "Snakes! Why did it have to be snakes?"
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    Rocky III (1982)

    "See that look in their eyes, Rock? You gotta get that look back, Rock. Eye of the tiger, man."
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    The Lady Eve (1941)

    "I need him like the axe needs the turkey."