This Quotations Archive contains words from famous and some not
so famous people who have expressed a sense of love, compassion, and respect for
all of God's creation: for people, for animals, and for the environment.
They speak of our teaching methods and philosophy. They speak of a
lifestyle of non-violence. They seek to eliminate cruelty and suffering.
They seek to wake us up. They seek to give us hope.
There is a terrible forest fire. All the animals are fleeing the
conflagration except Hummingbird, who is flying back and forth, scooping
up little slivers of water from a spring and dumping them on the flames.
"What do you think you're doing, stupid little bird?" the other animals
ask derisively, and Hummingbird says, "I'm doing what I can."