Quotation by Colette

Researchers, with science as their authority, will be able to cut [animals] up, alive, into small pieces, drop them from a great height to see if they are shattered by the fall, or deprive them of sleep for sixteen days and nights continuously for the purposes of an iniquitous monograph.... "Animal trust, undeserved faith, when at last will you turn away from us? Shall we never tire of deceiving, betraying, tormenting animals before they cease to trust us?"
Colette [Sidonie Gabrielle Colette] (1873–1954), French author. repr. In Journey for Myself (1971). "Animals," Quatre Saisons (c. 1928).
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