James Herriot - Quotes

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If having a soul means being able to feel love and loyalty and gratitude, then animals are better off than a lot of humans. ---->>>

Cats are connoisseurs of comfort. ---->>>

I wish people would realize that animals are totally dependent on us, helpless, like children, a trust that is put upon us. ---->>>

I have felt cats rubbing their faces against mine and touching my cheek with claws carefully sheathed. These things, to me, are expressions of love. ---->>>

I am never at my best in the early morning, especially a cold morning in the Yorkshire spring with a piercing March wind sweeping down from the fells, finding its way inside my clothing, nipping at my nose and ears. ---->>>

I hope to make people realize how totally helpless animals are, how dependent on us, trusting as a child must that we will be kind and take care of their needs. ---->>>

I could do terrible things to people who dump unwanted animals by the roadside. ---->>>

I love writing about my job because I loved it, and it was a particularly interesting one when I was a young man. It was like holidays with pay to me. ---->>>

If a farmer calls me to a sick animal, he couldn't care less if I were George Bernard Shaw. ---->>>

I became a connoisseur of that nasty thud a manuscript makes when it comes through the letter box. ---->>>

I was helped by having a verbatim memory of what happened years ago, even if I can't remember what happened a couple of days ago. ---->>>

There was no last animal I treated. When young farm lads started to help me over the gate into a field or a pigpen, to make sure the old fellow wouldn't fall, I started to consider retiring. ---->>>

For years I used to bore my wife over lunch with stories about funny incidents. ---->>>

I think it was the fact that I liked it so much that made the writing just come out of me automatically. ---->>>

They can't find my house now because I keep it very quiet where I live. ---->>>

I will write another book if I feel like it. ---->>>


Nationality: British
Born: 10-03, 1916
Die: 02-23, 1995
Occupation: Writer

James Alfred "Alf" Wight, OBE, FRCVS (3 October 1916 – 23 February 1995), known by the pen name James Herriot, was a British veterinary surgeon and writer, who used his many years of experiences as a veterinary surgeon to write a series of books each consisting of stories about animals and their owners (wikipedia)