James Herriot was an illustrious British writer and veterinary surgeon. He used his several years of experience in penning down a series of books that consisted of stories about animals and their owners. Renowned for his semi-autobiographical works, his works were also adapted for British television series titled, ‘All Creatures Great And Small’. Some of his notable works include, ‘Vets Might Fly’, ‘If Only They Could Talk’, ‘Every Living Thing’, ‘Blossom Comes Here’, ‘The Christmas Day Kitten’, ‘The Market Square Dag’ and various others. We have rounded up some famous and popular thoughts, views and opinions that the prolific writer shared on subjects close to his heart and are still quoted extensively. Read through the collection of sayings and quotes by James Herriot on loyalty, gratitude, comfort, pet, children, books, holidays, wind, morning, best, funny, hope, kind, child, writing, live, quite, years, remember, years and more.
She’s out, Jim! The bugger’s out!” Well this was great. Anybody who has driven a car with a hysterical cat hurtling around the interior will appreciate my situation.
At times it seemed unfair that I should be paid for my work; for driving out in the early morning with the fields glittering under the first pale sunshine and the wisps of mist still hanging on the high tops.
I wish people would realize that animals are totally dependent on us, helpless, like children, a trust that is put upon us.
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 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.