„Many times I've looked into a pig's eye and convinced myself that inside that brain is a sentient being, who is looking back at me observing him wondering what he's thinking about.“
— Dick King-Smith
Said on a television show, cited in Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson, The Pig Who Sang to the Moon: The Emotional World of Farm Animals (New York: Ballantine Books, 2004. ISBN 0-345-45282-8, ch. 1, p. 22 https://books.google.it/books?id=RbxeFLpNnxUC&pg=PA22.