Cleveland Amory Quotes (19 quotes)
“The New England conscience does not stop you from doing what you shouldn't-it just stops you from enjoying it.”
The cat and the curmudgeon (1991 edition) - ISBN: 9780553403565
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Born: September 2, 1917
Died: October 14, 1998 (aged 81)
Bio: Cleveland Amory was an American author who devoted his life to promoting animal rights. He was perhaps best known for his books about his cat, named Polar Bear, whom he saved from the Manhattan streets on Christmas Eve 1977. The executive director of the Humane Society of the United States described Amory as the founding father of the modern animal protection movement.
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