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#1. the fallen of the baboon into the river is the risen of the joy of the crocodile. Though the crocodile becomes happy, it conceals its joy until it deploys all its necessary deft and strength to take captive of the Baboon - Author: Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Baboon quotes by Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
#2. The hamadryas baboon is a harem holder where one male mates with multiple females. - Author: Frans De Waal
Baboon quotes by Frans De Waal
#3. It had always been a notion of mine that sanity is like a clearing in the jungle where the humans agree to meet from time to time and behave in certain fixed ways that even a baboon could master, like Englishmen dressing for dinner in the tropics. - Author: Wilfrid
Baboon quotes by Wilfrid
#4. It is the assumption of this book that there is a typical human nature. It is the aim of this book to seek it. Just like a surgeon, a psychiatrist can make all sorts of basic assumptions when a patient lies down upon the couch. He can assume that the patient knows what it means to love, to envy, to trust, to think, to speak, to fear, to smile, to bargain, to covet, to dream, to remember, to sing, to quarrel, to lie. The 'smile' of a baboon is a threat; the smile of a man is a sign of pleasure: it is human nature, the world over. - Author: Matt Ridley
Baboon quotes by Matt Ridley
#5. He who understands baboon would do more towards metaphysics than John Locke. - Author: Charles Darwin
Baboon quotes by Charles Darwin
#6. What are you gonna do for a face when the baboon wants his ass back? - Author: Abraham Lincoln
Baboon quotes by Abraham Lincoln
#7. Mad' sounds dashing, daring and admirable when you hold the tattered flag in the midst of battle and expired natives lie all over the carpet with holes in 'em that you put there. 'Mad' is less impressive written on a form by a commissioner of lunacy as you're turned over to the hospitallers of St Mary of Bedlam to be dunked in ice water because your latest 'scrape' was running starkers down Oxford Street while gibbering like a baboon. - Author: Kim Newman
Baboon quotes by Kim Newman
#8. Our descent, then, is the origin of our evil passions!! The devil under form of Baboon is our grandfather. - Author: Charles Darwin
Baboon quotes by Charles Darwin
#9. Agh-uhh! the baboon grunted. He turned and waddled up the stairs. Unfortunately, the Lakers jersey didn't completely cover his multicolored rear. - Author: Rick Riordan
Baboon quotes by Rick Riordan
#10. This was all strictly run-of-the-mill Victorian patter, striking only for the fact that a man who had so exerted himself to see the world afresh had returned with such stock observations. (And, really, very little has changed; one need only lightly edit the foregoing passages - the crude caricatures, the question of human inferiority, and the bit about the baboon - to produce the sort of profile of misbegotten Africa that remains standard to this day in the American and European press, and in the appeals for charity donations put out by humanitarian aid organizations.) - Author: Philip Gourevitch
Baboon quotes by Philip Gourevitch
#11. There once was a brainy baboon,
Who always breathed down a bassoon,
For he said, It appears
That in billions of years
I shall certainly hit on a tune. - Author: Arthur Eddington
Baboon quotes by Arthur Eddington
#12. I've been looking everywhere, I've ever turned rocks to find someone, i been talking to the baboon under the banana tree hoping he can tell me where to find the one for me, I've changed from Black label to Windhoek lager hoping it will change me and that you will come along, I've been going to church just in case your waiting for me there, I've been up in clubs just to find you there but it never happened at all and now I've stopped looking hoping you will find me instead!! - Author: Etienne Willemse
Baboon quotes by Etienne Willemse
#13. I believe that there are no innate, intrinsic differences among a human being , a baboon or a grain of sand. - Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
Baboon quotes by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
#14. I'll make Goyle do lines, it'll kill him, he hates writing," said Ron happily. He lowered his voice to Goyle's low grunt and, screwing up his face in a look of pained concentration, mimed writing in midair. "I ... must ... not ... look ... like ... a ... baboon's ... backside. - Author: J.K. Rowling
Baboon quotes by J.K. Rowling
#15. The downside of aging is a slower metabolism and achy joints.The upside is a knowledge of self that prevents one from behaving like a baboon. - Author: Dov Davidoff
Baboon quotes by Dov Davidoff
#16. That was the trouble with formulating a system: what could you do but repeat it? - Author: Peter Washington
Baboon quotes by Peter Washington
#17. We were alone in a strange mansion with a baboon, a crocodile, and a weird cat. And apparently, the entire world was in danger.
I looked at Sadie. What do we do now? - Author: Rick Riordan
Baboon quotes by Rick Riordan
#18. You are one freaking awesome baboon. - Author: Rick Riordan
Baboon quotes by Rick Riordan
#19. A baboon in a forest is a matter of legitimate speculation; a baboon in a zoo is an object of public curiosity; but a baboon in your wife's bed is a cause of the gravest concern. - Author: Winston S. Churchill
Baboon quotes by Winston S. Churchill
#20. Apophis the god of Chaos Anubis the god of funerals and death Babi the baboon god Bast the cat goddess Bes the dwarf god Disturber a god of judgement who works for Osiris Geb the earth god Gengen-Wer the goose god Hapi the god of the Nile Heket the frog goddess Horus the war god, son of Isis and Osiris Isis the goddess of magic, wife of her brother Osiris and mother of Horus Khepri the scarab god, Ra's aspect in the morning Khonsu the moon god Mekhit minor lion goddess, married to Onuris Neith the hunting goddess Nekhbet the vulture goddess Nut the sky goddess Osiris the god of the Underworld, husband of Isis and father of Horus Ra the sun god, the god of order; also known as Amun-Ra Sekhmet the lion goddess Serqet the scorpion goddess Set the god of evil Shu the air god, great-grandfather of Anubis Sobek the crocodile god Tawaret the hippo goddess Thoth the god of knowledge - Author: Rick Riordan
Baboon quotes by Rick Riordan
#21. If you live in a baboon troop in the Serengeti, you only have to work three hours a day for your calories, and predators don't mess with you much. What that means is you've got nine hours of free time every day to devote to generating psychological stress toward other animals in your troop. So the baboon is a wonderful model for living well enough and long enough to pay the price for all the social-stressor nonsense that they create for each other. They're just like us: They're not getting done in by predators and famines, they're getting done in by each other. - Author: Robert M. Sapolsky
Baboon quotes by Robert M. Sapolsky
#22. Holmes was for the moment as startled as I. His hand closed like a vice upon my wrist in his agitation. Then he broke into a low laugh and put his lips to my ear.

"It is a nice household," he murmured. "That is the baboon. - Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
Baboon quotes by Arthur Conan Doyle
#23. Should five slaves dictate to a king? If five baboons bark, must the black-maned lion tremble? - Author: Wilbur Smith
Baboon quotes by Wilbur Smith
#24. For my own part I would as soon be descended from that heroic little monkey, who braved his dreaded enemy in order to save the life of his keeper; or from that old baboon, who, descending from the mountains, carried away in triumph his young comrade from a crowd of astonished dogs - as from a savage who delights to torture his enemies, offers up bloody sacrifices, practices infanticide without remorse, treats his wives like slaves, knows no decency, and is haunted by the grossest superstitions. - Author: Charles Darwin
Baboon quotes by Charles Darwin
#25. Nekhbet shrieked in alarm. I turned to see what was going on. Immediately, I wished I could burn my eyes out of my head.

Liz made a gagging sound. "Lord, no! That's wrong!"

"Agh!" Emma shouted, in perfect baboon-speak. "Make him stop!"

Bes had indeed put on his ugly outfit.He climbed onto the roof of the limo and stood there, legs planted, arms akimbo, like Superman- except with only the underwear. For those faint of heart I wont go into detail, but Bes, all of a meter tall, was showing off his disgusting physique- his potbelly, hairy limbs, awful feet, gross flabby bits- and wearing only a blue Speedo. Imagine the worst looking person you've ever seen on a public beach- the person for whom swimwear should be illegal. Bes looked worse than that.

I wasn't sure what to say except: "Put some clothes on!"

Bes laughed= the sort of guffaw that says Ha-ha! I'm amazing!
"Not until they leave," he said. "Or I'll be forced to scare them back to the Duat."

"This is not your affair, dwarf god!" Nekhbet snarled, averting her eyes from his horribleness. "Go away!"

"These children are under my protection," Bes insisted

"I don't know you," I said. "I never met you before today."

"Nonsense. You expressly asked for my protection."

"I didn't ask for the Speedo Patrol!"

Bes leaped off the limo and landed in front of my circle placing himself between Babi and me. The dwa - Author: Rick Riordan
Baboon quotes by Rick Riordan
#26. Before beginning this treatise, he wanted the advice of The Baboon, his philosophy prof. "Excuse me, sir," he said at the end of a class, "could anyone claim that we don't exist?" The Baboon said no. "Goghito," he said, "ergo zum. You exist because you doubt your existence. - Author: Jean-Paul Sartre
Baboon quotes by Jean-Paul Sartre
#27. Atop a replica of the scales of justice sat a golden baboon, which Khufu immediately started flirting with. There - Author: Rick Riordan
Baboon quotes by Rick Riordan
#28. In the Baboon community, it is not how strong you are that is important, but who you know that counts - Author: David Attenborough
Baboon quotes by David Attenborough
#29. Fuchsia took three paces forward in the first of the attics and then paused a moment to re-tie a string above her knee. Over her head vague rafters loomed and while she straightened her-self she noticed them and unconsciously loved them. This was the lumber room. Though very long and lofty it looked relatively smaller than it was, for the fantastic piles of every imaginable kind of thing, from the great organ to the lost and painted head of a broken toy lion that must one day have been the plaything of one of Fuchsia's ancestors, spread from every wall until only an avenue was left to the adjacent room. This high, narrow avenue wound down the centre of the first attic before suddenly turning at a sharp angle to the right. The fact that this room was filled with lumber did not mean that she ignored it and used it only as a place of transit. Oh no, for it was here that many long afternoons had been spent as she crawled deep into the recesses and found for herself many a strange cavern among the incongruous relics of the past. She knew of ways through the centre of what appeared to be hills of furniture, boxes, musical instruments and toys, kites, pictures, bamboo armour and helmets, flags and relics of every kind, as an Indian knows his green and secret trail. Within reach of her hand the hide and head of a skinned baboon hung dustily over a broken drum that rose above the dim ranges of this attic medley. Huge and impregnable they looked in the warm still half-light, but Fuchsi - Author: Mervyn Peake
Baboon quotes by Mervyn Peake
#30. Whitepeople believed that whatever the manners, under every dark skin was a jungle. Swift unnavigable waters, swinging screaming baboons, sleeping snakes, red gums ready for their sweet white blood. In a way, he thought, they were right. The more coloredpeople spent their strength trying to convince them how gentle they were, how clever and loving, how human, the more they used themselves up to persuade whites of something Negroes believed could not be questioned, the deeper and more tangled the jungle grew inside. But it wasn't the jungle blacks brought with them to this place from the other (livable) place. It was the jungle whitefolks planted in them. And it grew. It spread. In, through and after life, it spread, until it invaded the whites who had made it. Touched them every one. Changed and altered them. Made them bloody, silly, worse than even they wanted to be, so scared were they of the jungle they had made. The screaming baboon lived under their own white skin; the red gums were their own. - Author: Toni Morrison
Baboon quotes by Toni Morrison
#31. I am a wizard, not a baboon brandishing a stick. - Author: J.K. Rowling
Baboon quotes by J.K. Rowling
#32. Out my left, I saw baboon bum, out my right, my long-lost uncle Amos. Naturally, I decided to focus on the right. - Author: Rick Riordan
Baboon quotes by Rick Riordan
#33. Right," I said. "So the baboon, the crocodile ... any other pets I should know about?"
Amos thought for a moment. "Visible ones? No, I think that's it. - Author: Rick Riordan
Baboon quotes by Rick Riordan
#34. Physics, my friend, is a narrow path drawn across a gulf that the human imagination cannot grasp. It is a set of answers to certain questions that we put to the world, and the world supplies the answers on the condition that we will not then ask it other questions, questions shouted out by common sense. And common sense? It is that which is understood by an intelligence using senses no different from those of a baboon. Such an intelligence wishes to know the world in terms that apply to its terrestrial, biological niche. But the world - outside that niche, that incubator of sapient apes - has properties that one cannot take in hand, see, sniff, gnaw, listen to, and in this way appropriate. - Author: Stanislaw Lem
Baboon quotes by Stanislaw Lem
#35. We must protect them (animals) and this land. If the animals die, this land dies. If this land dies, we die. - Author: Diane Van Der Westhuizen
Baboon quotes by Diane Van Der Westhuizen
#36. He went to India with his capital, and there, according to a wild legend in our family, he was once seen riding on an elephant, in company with a Baboon; but I think it must have been a Baboo - or a Begum. Anyhow, from India tidings of his death reached home, within ten years. How they affected my aunt, nobody knew; for immediately upon the separation, she took her maiden name again, bought a cottage in a hamlet on the sea-coast a long way off, established herself there as a single woman with one servant, and was understood to live secluded, - Author: Charles Dickens
Baboon quotes by Charles Dickens
#37. Can I get you anything?" I couldn't remember if the Amrita family drank human blood or animal blood.
"I'm just hiding out from my little sisters. They giggle." She tilted her head. "Where are all your famous brothers?"
She rolled her eyes. "Are they as insufferable as mine?"
I rolled my eyes back. "Worse."
She looked unconvinced. "I only have the one," she pointed out. "My family has daughters the way yours has sons. His rarity has made Haridas's head roughly the size of a hot-air balloon."
I had to grin. "I have seven of those."
"Seven what?" Quinn interrupted, leaning in the doorway. "Seven heroically patient big brothers of which I am the obvious favorite?"
"Something like that," I allowed. "You know, if you replace 'brother' with 'baboon'? - Author: Alyxandra Harvey
Baboon quotes by Alyxandra Harvey
#38. Medicine is magical and magical is art, the boy in the bubble, and the baby with the baboon heart. - Author: Paul Simon
Baboon quotes by Paul Simon
#39. You bit me? (Stryker)
We use what we have. (Zephyra)
That's such a girl move. (Stryker)
But it works. Maybe if you fought like a girl and not a stunted baboon, you'd actually win. (Zephyra) - Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
Baboon quotes by Sherrilyn Kenyon
#40. Just my luck, on top of everything else I had to take baboon medicine. - Author: Rick Riordan
Baboon quotes by Rick Riordan
#41. I blinked the sleep out of my eyes and realized my head was in Khufu's lap. The baboon was foraging my scalp for munchies. "Dude." I sat up groggily. "Not cool." "But he gave you a lovely hairdo," Sadie said. "Agh-agh!" Khufu agreed. - Author: Rick Riordan
Baboon quotes by Rick Riordan
#42. Amos clapped his hands. "Khufu!"
I thought he'd sneezed, because Khufu is a weird name, but then a little dude about three feet tall with gold fur and a purple shirt came clambering down the stairs. It took me a second to realize it was a baboon wearing an L.A. Lakers jersey. - Author: Rick Riordan
Baboon quotes by Rick Riordan

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