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One should not attribute human motives to animals.

What does this sentence mean?

For learning: English
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    A motive is an underlying reason for an action. One should not assume that an animal is doing something for the same reason a human would. For example, don't assume you cat loves you because it always cuddles against you in the morning. It's probably just hungry ;-)

    Hi this is a proverb meaning: to believe or say that someone or something has a particular quality

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