Top Quotes by Sue Savage-Rumbaugh

By | May 14, 2022

I’m in the role of helping these apes negotiate the human role. I’m just a temporary intermediary in what I think will be eventual communication between the two species.

Sue Savage-Rumbaugh

I thought if I could understand why apes get mean and horrible and aggressive when they grow up, maybe I could understand why people get mean and horrible and aggressive and have wars.

Sue Savage-Rumbaugh

There is no reason to teach an ape to become human. There are many reasons to teach some apes and some humans to transition the worlds between the species boundaries, especially when our genetics are so similar as to make us ‘siblings.’ It is the way to learn how we become that which we are.

Sue Savage-Rumbaugh

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