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James Herriot

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If having a soul means being able to feel love and loyalty and gratitude, then animals are better off than a lot of humans.

— James Herriot

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Cats are connoisseurs of comfort.

— James Herriot

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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.

— James Herriot

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I wish people would realize that animals are totally dependent on us, helpless, like children, a trust that is put upon us.

— James Herriot

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I love writing about my job because I loved it, and it was a particularly interesting one when I was a young man. It was like holidays with pay to me.

— James Herriot

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I could do terrible things to people who dump unwanted animals by the roadside.

— James Herriot

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For years I used to bore my wife over lunch with stories about funny incidents.

— James Herriot

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I became a connoisseur of that nasty thud a manuscript makes when it comes through the letter box.

— James Herriot

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I think it was the fact that I liked it so much that made the writing just come out of me automatically.

— James Herriot

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I was helped by having a verbatim memory of what happened years ago, even if I can't remember what happened a couple of days ago.

— James Herriot

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About James Herriot

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Many of the original contents of his surgery can be found at the Yorkshire Museum of Farming in Murton York. On 5 November 1941 he married Joan Catherine Anderson Danbury. On 29 July 2009 UK-based open-access rail operator Grand Central Railway which operates train services from Wight's birthplace of Sunderland to London King's Cross (calling at Thirsk) named Class 180 DMU No.

James Herriot was the pen name of James Alfred Wight OBE FRCVS also known as Alf Wight (3 October 1916 – 23 February 1995) a British veterinary surgeon and writer who used his many years of experiences as a veterinary surgeon to write a series of books of stories about animals and their owners. He is best known for these semi-autobiographical works which are often referred to collectively as All Creatures Great and Small a title used in some editions and in film and television adaptations.

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