Some hunting quotes.

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  1. observe

    observe CONTRIBUTOR AH Elite

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    "A peculiar virtue in wildlife ethics is that the hunter ordinarily has no gallery to applaud or disapprove of his conduct. Whatever his acts, they are dictated by his own conscience, rather than by a mob of onlookers. It is difficult to exaggerate the importance of this fact."

    Aldo Leopold, A Sand County Almanac

    "One does not hunt in order to kill; on the contrary, one kills in order to have hunted...If one were to present the sportsman with the death of the animal as a gift he would refuse it. What he is after is having to win it, to conquer the surly brute through his own effort and skill with all the extras that this carries with it: the immersion in the countryside, the healthfulness of the exercise, the distraction from his job.

    Jose Ortega y Gasset, Meditations on Hunting.

    "The true trophy hunter is a self-disciplined perfectionist seeking a single animal, the ancient patriarch well past his prime that is often an outcast from his own kind... If successful, he will enshrine the trophy in a place of honor. This is a more noble and fitting end than dying on some lost and lonely ledge where the scavengers will pick his bones, and his magnificent horns will weather away and be lost forever."

    Elgin Gates, Trophy Hunter in Asia

    and then,one of my favourites.....:dance:

    "How, given the canine teeth and close-set eyes that declare the human animal to be a predator, had we come up with the notion that oat bran is more natural to eat than chicken?"

    Valerie Martin, The Great Divorce

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    :clap::clap::clap::clap::clap::clap:
     
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    Great quotes :clapping::clapping::clapping:
     
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    Bobpuckett GOLD SUPPORTER AH Legend

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    :clap::clap::clap: I like that last one myself! :thumb:
     
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    Fits right in with my favorite one: "I did not fight my way to the top of the food chain to eat tofu!"
     
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    ..so, now you know where my signature comes from, Willem.. :thumb:
     
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    "Vegetarian"....old Cheyenne word for 'bad hunter'!
     
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    Until he posts his pics on face book! Some people post the dumbest things!
     
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    "fishing/hunting makes us participants in nature instead of spectators, a crucial distinction because participants tend to become passionate and protective and spectators tend to become indifferent!".....

    Jerry Dennis 1989......

    Our deep thought for the day!!!! :).....

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