Cloning Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old cloning quotes, cloning sayings, and cloning proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

The cloning of humans is on most of the lists of things to worry about from science, along with behaviour control, genetic engineering, transplanted heads, computer poetry and the unrestrained growth of plastic flowers.     

Lewis Thomas

Anybody who objects to cloning on principle has to answer to all the identical twins in the world who might be insulted by the thought that there is something offensive about their very existence. Clones are simply identical twins.     

Richard Dawkins

Cloning will enable mankind to reach eternal life.     

Claude Vorilhon

Cloning represents a very clear, powerful, and immediate example in which we are in danger of turning procreation into manufacture.     

Leon Kass

Cloning of a human being is intuitively and properly viewed with almost uniform horror, because replication of a human by cloning would radically alter the very definition of what a human being is.     

George Annas

Cloning is the sincerest form of flattery.     


Cloning looks like a degrading of parenthood and a perversion of the right relation between parents and children.     

Leon Kass

Humans are something very different from animals, and the numbers required to get cloning to work in animals are completely prohibitory with humans.     

Christiane Nusslein-Volhard

Cloning is great. If God made the original, then making copies should be fine.     

Douglas Coupland

Cloning may be good and it may be bad. Probably it's a bit of both. The question must not be greeted with reflex hysteria but decided quietly, soberly and on its own merits. We need less emotion and more thought.     

Richard Dawkins

The pressures for human cloning are powerful; but, although it seems likely that somebody, at some time, will attempt it, we need not assume that it will ever become a common or significant feature of human life.     

Ian Wilmut