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Famous Dog Quotes

 

Submitted by John Van den Bergh

"The average dog has one request to all humankind. Love me."
—Helen Exley

In rescuing animals, I lost my mind, but found my soul."
—Author Unknown

Nowadays we don't think much of a man's love for an animal; we laugh at people who are attached to cats and dogs. But if we stop loving animals, aren't we bound to stop loving humans, too?
— Alexander Solzhenitsyn

"If a dog jumps into your lap, it is because he is fond of you; but if a cat does the same thing, it is because your lap is warmer."
— Alfred North Whitebread.

Picked up on Twitter by John Van den Bergh

"If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience."
— Woodrow Wilson

"A cat, after being scolded, goes about its business. A dog slinks off into a corner and pretends to be doing a serious self-reappraisal."
— Author Unknown

"No philosophers so thoroughly comprehend us as dogs and horses."
— Herman Melville, in Redburn

"A dog is one of the remaining reasons why some people can be persuaded to go for a walk."
— O.A. Battista

"Did you ever notice when you blow in a dog's face he gets mad at you? But when you take him in a car he sticks his head out the window."
— Author Unknown

"I like pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals."
— Winston Churchill

"Lots of people talk to animals.... Not very many listen, though.... That's the problem."
— Benjamin Hoff, The Tao of Pooh

"The nose of the bulldog has been slanted backwards so that he can breathe without letting go."
— Winston Churchill

"Humans & dogs love to play well into adulthood, & individuals from both species occasionally display evidence of having a conscience."
— Author Unknown

"We long for an affection altogether ignorant of our faults. Heaven has accorded this to us in the uncritical canine attachment."
— Author Unknown

"If you can look at a dog and not feel vicarious excitement and affection, you must be a cat."
— Author Unknown

"A dog can express more with his tail in seconds than his owner can express with his tongue in hours."
— Author Unknown

"I wonder what goes through a dog's mind when he sees us peeing in his water bowl?"
— Author Unknown

'When a man's best friend is his dog, that dog has a problem."
— Edward Abbey

"To sit with a dog on a hillside on a glorious afternoon is to be back in Eden, where doing nothing was not boring - it was peace."
— Kundera

"A dog is not "almost human" and I know of no greater insult to the canine race than to describe it as such."
— John Holmes

"The dog is a yes-animal, very popular with people who can't afford to keep a yes-man."
— Robertson Davies

"One reason a dog can be such a comfort when you're feeling blue is that he doesn't try to find out why."
— Author Unknown

"Dogs' lives are too short. Their only fault, really."
— Agnes Sligh Turnbull

"Only mad dogs and Englishmen go out in the noonday sun."
— Author Unknown

"Our dogs wil love and admire the meanest of us, and feed our colossal vanity with their uncritical homage."
— Agnes Replier

"When a man's dog turns against hime, it is time for his wife to pack her trunk and go home to mamma."
— Mark Twain.

"If you are a dog and your owner suggests that you wear a sweater. . . suggest that he wear a tail."
— Fran Lebowitz

There are three faithful friends: an old wife, an old dog, and ready money.
— Benjamin Franklin

"No one appreciates the very special genius of your conversation as the dog does."
— Author Unknown

Did you ever walk into a room and forget why you walked in? I think that is how dogs spend their lives."
— Sue Murphy

"All knowledge, the totality of all questions and all answers is contained in the dog."
— Franz Kafka

"The world was conquered through the understanding of dogs; the world exists through the understanding of dogs."
— Nietzche

"It often happens that a man is more humanely related to a cat or dog than to any human being." — Henry David Thoreau

"Dogs are miracles with paws."
— Susan Ariel Rainbow Kennedy

"Money will buy you a pretty good dog, but it won't buy the wag of his tail."
— Henry Wheeler Shaw

"When you feel dog tired at night, it may be because you've growled all day long."
— Author Unknown

"Sometimes I'm sillier than my dog chasing its tail! How many times per day do you chase your tail?"
— Author Unknown

"If your dog doesn't like someone you probably shouldn't either."
— Unknown

"My dog is usually pleased with what I do, because she is not infected with the concept of what I "should" be doing."
— Lonzo Idolswine

"The dog is a gentleman; I hope to go to his heaven, not man's."
— Mark Twain, Letter to W D Howells, 4/2/1899

"To sit with a dog on a hillside on a glorious afternoon is to be back in Eden, where doing nothing was not boring—it was peace."
— Kundera

"Dogs are our link to paradise. They don't know evil or jealousy or discontent."
— Milan Kundera

"Some of my best leading men have been dogs and horses."
— Elizabeth Taylor

"I love a dog. He does nothing for political reasons."
— Will Rogers

"No matter how little money and how few possessions you own, having a dog makes you rich."
— Louis Sabin

"Properly trained, a man can be dog's best friend. "
— Corey Ford

"Children and dogs are as necessary to the welfare of the country as Wall Street and the railroads."
— Harry S. Truman

"When I'm stressed I just look at my dog. It reminds of how simple things really are."
— Tatiana Escalada

Submitted by John Van den Bergh

" It came to me that every time I lose a dog they take a piece of my heart with them. And every new dog who comes into my life gifts me with a piece of their heart. If I live long enough, all the components of my heart will be dog, and I will become as generous and loving as they are."
— Cheryl Zuccaro

"Revenge is often like biting a dog because the dog bit you."
— Austin O'Malley (1858-1932), Physician and humorist

"The best doctor in the world is the Veterinarian. He can't ask his patients what is the matter—he's got to just know."
— Will Rogers (1879-1935), Humorist

Submitted by Chelo Lewter

"It's hard to believe, but some people claim their dogs are almost human —- and they mean it as a compliment!"

"Isn't it wonderful how dogs can win friends and influence people without ever reading a book?"

"Another reason why a dog is man's best friend is because he's not always calling for explanations."

"How did dogs learn to bark their loudest during a television news bulletin?"

Submitted by John Van den Bergh

"A hot shower on a cold, wet day, a phone call from a dear friend, or the lick of a dog's tongue on your hand are reminders of life's simple pleasures."
— Brian Luke Seaward, Holistic health educator

"Never underestimate the warmth of a cold nose."

"Like objects in the passenger side mirror, Kerries are closer than they appear."

"Whenever I feel poor, I remember that I'd rather have my dogs than other people's money."
— Susan Conant, "Black Ribbon"

"My dog and cat have taught me a great lesson of life...shed a lot."
— Susan Carlson

Submitted by Rita Lockwood

A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself.
— Josh Billings

Dogs need to sniff the ground; it's how they keep abreast of current events. The ground is a giant dog newspaper, containing all kinds of late-breaking dog news items,which, if they are especially urgent, are often continued in the next yard.
— Dave Barry

Speak softly and own a Kerry Blue.
— unknown

You can say any foolish thing to a dog, and the dog will give you a look that says, 'Wow, you're right! I never would've thought of that!'
— Dave Barry

Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole.
— Roger Caras

If you think dogs can't count, try putting three dog biscuits in your pocket and then giving Fido only two of them.
— Phil Pastoret

My goal in life is to be as good a person as my dog already thinks I am.
— Unknown

Submitted by John Van den Bergh

"Many have forgotten this truth, but you must not forget it. You remain responsible, forever, for what you have tamed."
— Antoine de Saint-Exupery

"On the Internet, nobody knows you're a dog."
— P. Steiner

"Kerry Blues, Dishrags of Distinction"
— unknown

"No heaven can heaven be if my dog is not there to welcome me."
— unknown

Submitted by John Van den Bergh

" I never married because there was no need. I have three pets at home which answer the same purpose as a husband. I have a dog that growls every morning, a parrot that swears all afternoon, and a cat that comes home late at night."
— Marie Corelli

"My husband and I are either going to buy a dog or have a child. We can't decide to ruin our carpet or ruin our lives. "
— Rita Rudne

" I've been on so many blind dates, I should get a free dog."
—Wendy Liebman

" When you point out something to a dog, he looks at your finger."
— J. Bryan

"Never repeat a command. Most dogs are not deaf; they just choose not to listen."
— Connie Jankowski, Dog trainer

"Dogs read the world through their noses and write their history in urine."
— J. R. Ackerley

"He may be a dog, but don't tell me he doesn't have a real grip on life."
— Kendall Hailey

"FOOVIEW (foo' view) n. The ability of a dog to inflict guilt from any angle in the room while he watches his master eat."
— Rich Hall

"There's facts about dogs, and there's opinions about them. The dogs have the facts, and the humans have the opinions. If you want facts about dogs, always get them straight from the dog. If you want opinions, get them from humans."
— J. Allen Boone

"Dogs aren't born knowing what or what not to do; they only learn like children."
— Barbara Woodhouse

"Humans have externalized their wisdom—stored it in museums, libraries, the expertise of the learned. Dog wisdom is inside the blood and bones."
— Donald McCraig

"The fidelity of a dog is a precious gift demanding no less binding moral responsibilities than the friendship of a human being. The bond with a true dog is as lasting as the ties of this earth can ever be."
— Konrad Lorenz

"Intelligent dogs rarely want to please people whom they do not respect."
— W. R. Koehler

"You may have a dog that won't sit up, roll over or even cook breakfast, not because he's too stupid to learn how but because he's too smart to bother."
— Rick Horowitz, Chicago Tribune

"There are no one-night stands with a dog. Once you let your pet into your bed, it's hard to get him out."
— Diana Delmar

"A man and his dog goes so well with home and castle."
— Ian Niall

"The small percentage of dogs that bite people is monumental proof that the dog is the most benign, forgiving creature on earth."
— W. R. Koehler

"All knowledge, the totality of all questions and all answers, is contained in the dog."
— Franz Kafka

"It takes balls to neuter your pet!"

"Dogs are wise. They crawl away into a quiet corner and lick their wounds and do not rejoin the world until they are whole once more."
— Agatha Christie

"Anybody who doesn't know what soap tastes like never washed a dog."
— Franklin P. Jones

"Dogs remember faces; cats, places."
— English saying

"A lawyer is just like an attack dog, only without a conscience."
— Tom Clancy

"I sometimes look into the face of my dog Stan and see wistful sadness and existential angst when all he is actually doing is slowly scanning the ceiling for flies."
— Merrill Markoe

"Houses are for private living, for friends, and for dogs."
— Françoise Sagan

"Diamonds are a girl's best friend. Dogs are a man's best friend. Now you know which sex is smarter"
— Nancy Gray

"People can be a fine substitute for other dogs. But I think that if they had to choose, dogs by and large would choose the company of other dogs."
— Anthropologist Elizabeth Marshall Thomas

"Whoever beats dog loves not man."
— Ansène Houssaye

"My dog Millie knows more about foreign affairs than these two bozos."
— President George Bush, referring to Bill Clinton and Al Gore during a campaign speech in Warren, Michigan

"When a man's dog turns against him it is time for his wife to pack her trunk and go home to mamma."
— Mark Twain

"The poor dog, in life the firmest friend,
The first to welcome, foremost to defend."
— Lord Byron

"Happiness is a warm puppy."
— Charles Schultz

"Heaven goes by favor. If it went by merit, you would stay out and your dog would go in."
— Mark Twain

"A kerry has the brain of a man, and the ways of a woman."

Submitted by Andréa Denninger

I have always thought of a dog lover as a dog that was in love with another dog.
— James Thurber

Submitted by John Van den Bergh

"Dogs and humans are symbiotic species. We need each other."
— Cynthia Heimel

"When most of us talk to our dogs, we tend to forget they're not people."
— Julia Glass

"The dog was created specially for children. He is the god of frolic."
— Henry Ward Beecher

"You own a dog; you feed a cat."
— Jim Fiebig

"It don't care whether I'm good enough. It don't care whether I snore or not. It don't care which God I pray to. There are only three things in this world with that kind of unconditional acceptance: Dogs, donuts, and money."
— Danny DeVito

"If dogs could talk, it would take a lot of fun out of owning one."
— Andy Rooney

"When a dog runs at you, whistle for him."
— Henry David Thoreau

"I explained it to St. Peter,
I'd rather stay here,
Outside the pearly gate.
I won't be a nuisance,
I won't even bark,
I'll be very patient and wait.
I'll be here, chewing on a celestial bone,
No matter how long you may be.
I'd miss you so much, if I went in alone,
It wouldn't be heaven for me."
— Anonymous

"He who lies down with the dogs gets up with fleas."
— Fred Gwynn

"My husband and I are either going to buy a dog or have a child. We can't decide whether to ruin our carpets or ruin our lives."
— Rita Rudner

Submitted by John Van den Bergh

"Stick around any place long enough and chances are you'll be taken for granted. Hang around 20,000 years wagging your tail and being man's best friend, and you'll be taken for granted big time."
— Lynn Van Matre

"I can train any dog in five minutes. It's training the owner that takes longer."
— Barbara Woodhouse

"It is a terrible thing for an old lady to outlive her dogs."
— Tennessee Williams

"Dog. A kind of additional or subsidiary Deity designed to catch the overflow and surplus of the world's worship."
— Ambrose Bierce

"A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love yourself."
— Josh Billings

"I have caught more ills from people sneezing over me and giving me virus infections than from kissing dogs."
— Barbara Woodhouse

"Say something idiotic and nobody but your dog politely wags his tail."
— Virginia Graham

"You think dogs will not be in heaven? I tell you, they will be there long before any of us."
— Robert Louis Stevensen

"Generally, or at least very often, people with a deep interest in animals are the best people around."
— Roger Caras

"You can't keep a good man down—or an overaffectionate dog."
— Anonymous

"There is no greater pleasure than having a dog. And that's a scientific fact!"
— Louis Sabin, commenting on a university study on the effect of owning a dog.

"It doesn't matter where you are in your own personal development, nor has it mattered where you have been culturally; dogs simply don't pass judgment on you the way all of the rest of life and all your other companions seem to."
— Roger Caras

"Folks will know how large your soul is,
By the way you treat a dog!"
— Charles F. Doran

 

"The worst dog gets the best bone."
— Peretz

"My feeling toward the animal is that he is our younger brother, and that we are our brother's keeper."
— Mary Johnston

"My little old dogs:
A heart-beat at my feet."
— Edith Wharton

"Scratch a dog and you'll find a permanent job."
— Franklin Jones

" Show a dog a finger, and he wants the whole hand"
— Yiddish Proverb

"Killing the dog does not cure the bite."
— Anonymous

"No man can be condemned for owning a dog. As long as he has a dog, he has a friend; and the poorer he gets, the better friend he has."
— Will Rogers

"Dogs laugh, but they laugh with their tails."
— Max Eastman

"No breeder is above catering to intelligent praise of his dog."
— Albert Payson Terhune

"The more I see men, the more I like dogs"
— Mme. de Staël

"Animals are such agreeable friends—they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms."
— George Eliot

"The dog is all things to all men."
— Ian Niall

"Every boy should have two things: a dog, and a mother willing to let him have one."
— Anonymous

"When some men go to the dogs, it's pretty rough on the dogs."
— Anonymous

"A dog gladly admits the superiority of his master over himself, accepts his judgment as final, but, contrary to what dog-lovers believe, he does not consider himself as a slave. His submission is voluntary, and he expects his own small rights to be respected."
— Alex Munthe

"Buy a pup and your money will buy love unflinching that cannot lie."
— Rudyard Kipling

"One reason a dog is such a comfort when you're downcast is that he doesn't ask to know why."
— Anonymous

"You always sympathize with the underdog, except when the other dog is yours."
— Anonymous

"The most important role of dogs today is to be our friends and companions. Dogs require loving attention, but they give back more than they receive."
— Dorothy Hinshaw Patent

"I am as confounded by dogs as I am indebted to them."
— Roger Caras

"With dogs, you don't need gurus. Dogs are forever in the moment. They are always a tidal wave of feelings, and every feeling is some variant of love."
— Cynthia Heimel

"A little attention, a pat on the head, and a kind word every now and then is all your dog asks."
— Louis Sabin

"Between the monster and the fool there are many people who walk the middle path with a dog at their heels, their lives enriched by giving the dog a dog's life."
— Ian Niall

"No matter how little money and how few possessions you own, having a dog makes you rich."
— Louis Sabin

"The noblest dog of all is the hot dog; it feeds the hand that bites it."
— Dr. Laurence J. Peter

"Every dog isn't a growler, and every growler isn't a dog."
— Anonymous

"A dog's bark may be worse than his bite, but everyone prefers his bark."
— Anonymous

"There's just something about dogs that makes you feel good. You come home, they're thrilled to see you. They're good for the ego."
— Janet Schnellman

"A good dog deserves a good bone."
— Proverb

"We derive immeasurable good, uncounted pleasures, enormous security, and many critical lessons about life by owning dogs."
— Roger Caras

"A watchdog is a dog kept to guard your home, usually by sleeping where a burglar would awaken the household by falling over him."
— Anonymous

"The dog has got more fun out of man than man has got out of the dog, for man is more laughable of the two animals."
—James Thurber

"A dog doesn't care if you're rich or poor, big or small, young or old. He doesn't care if you're not smart, not popular, not a good joke-teller, not the best athlete, not the best-looking person. To your dog, you are the greatest, the smartest, the nicest human being who was ever born. You are his friend and protector."
— Louis Sabin

"Old dogs, like old shoes, are comfortable. They might be a bit out of shape and a little worn around the edges, but they fit well."
— Bonnie Wilcox

"The dog has seldom pulled man up to his level of sagity, but man has frequently dragged the dog down to his."
— James Thurber

"The greatest pleasure of a dog is that you may make a fool of yourself with him, and not only will he not scold you, but he will make a fool of himself, too."
— Samuel Butler

"Every boy who has a dog should also have a mother, so the dog can be fed regularly."
— Anonymous

"What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight—it's the size of the fight in the dog."
— President Dwight Eisenhower

"Dog. A kind of additional or subsidiary Deity designed to catch the overflow and surplus of the world's worship."
— Ambrose Bierce

"The only absolutely unselfish friend that man can have in this selfish world, the one that never deserts him, the one that never proves ungrateful or treacherous, is his dog."
— George Graham Vest

"Don't make the mistake of treating your dogs like humans, or they'll treat you like dogs."
— Martha Scott

"If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you.
This is the principal difference between a dog and a man."
— Mark Twain

"Dogs drool, bitches rule!"

"A dog is a dog except when he is facing you. Then he is Mr. Dog."
— Haitian Farmer

"Man is a dogs ideal of what God should be."
— Holbrook Jackson, 1874, English Journalist.

"Revenge is often like biting a dog because the dog bit you."
— Austin O'Malley, 1858-1932, American Oculist.

"Histories are more full of examples of the fidelity of dogs than of friends."
— Alexander Pope, 1688-1744, English Poet.

"When there is an old maid in the house, a watchdog is unnecessary."
— Honore de Balzac, 1799-1850, French Novelist.

"If dogs could talk, perhaps we'd find it just as hard to get along with them as we do people."
— Karel Capek, 1890-1938, Czech Journalist.

"Heaven goes by favor; if it went by merit, you would stay out and your dog would go in."
— Mark Twain.

"When a man's dog turns against him it is time for a wife to pack her trunk and go home to mama."
— Mark Twain.

"A door is what a dog is perpetually on the wrong side of."
— Ogden Nash

"Both humans and dogs love to play well in adulthood, and individuals from both species occasionally display evidence of having a conscience."
— John Winokur, American Writer

"The great pleasure of a dog is that you make a fool of yourself with him and not only will he not scold you, he will make a fool of himself too."
— Samuel Butler

The poor dog, in life the firmest friend, "The first to welcome, foremost to defend."
— Lord Byron, an epitaph for his dog Boatswain.

"Children and dogs are as necessary to the welfare of the country as Wall Street and the railroads."
— Harry S. Truman

"God ... sat down for a moment when the dog was finished in order to watch it... and to know that it was good, that nothing was lacking, that it could not have been made better."
— Rainer Maria Rilke

"A dog is like an eternal Peter Pan, a child who never grows old and who therefore is always available to love and be loved."
— Aaron Katcher, American Educator and Psychiatrist

"Properly trained, a man can be dog's best friend."
— Corey Ford, American writer

"My dog can bark like a Congressman, fetch like an aide, beg like a press secretary, and play dead like a receptionist when the phone rings."
— Gerold Solomon, US Congressman

"Here, Gentlemen, a dog teaches us a lesson in humanity."
— Napoleon Bonaparte

"They never talk about themselves but listen to you while you talk about yourself, and keep up an appearance of being interested in the conversation."
— Jerome K. Jerome, English humorist

"They are better than human beings, because they know but do not tell."
— Emily Dickenson

"The dog that will follow everbody ain't worth a curse. "
— Josh Billings.

"A man bitten by a dog, whether the animal is mad or not, is apt to get mad himself."
- -George D. Prentice 1802-1870 American Journalist & Humorist.

"Keep running after a dog and he will never bite you."
— Francois Rabelais, 1495-1583, French Humorist.

"The Kerry Blue... an unrivaled mixture of brains, and clownish wit, the very ingredients one looks for in a spouse."
— Unknown

Submitted by Linda Murdock

"If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went."
— Will Rogers

"We give dogs time we can spare, space we can spare and love we can spare. And in return, dogs give us their all. It's the best deal man has ever made"
— M. Acklam

"Dogs love their friends and bite their enemies, quite unlike people, who are incapable of pure love and always have to mix love and hate."
— Sigmund Freud

"The reason a dog has so many friends is that he wags his tail instead of his tongue."
— Harry Falk

"Dogs need to sniff the ground; it's how they keep abreast of current events. The ground is a giant dog newspaper, containing all kinds of late-breaking dog news items, which, if they are especially urgent, are often continued in the next yard."
— Dave Barry

"Anybody who doesn't know what soap tastes like never washed a dog."
— Franklin P. Jones

Submitted by Karen Laubach

"All judges do not see and think alike. Perhaps it would be a bad thing for dog shows if they did..
— Edwin Sayres.

Edwin (Pop) Sayres was a prominent handler in the 30's and 40's of Kerry Blues.

Submitted by Charlie Ross

"You may have a dog that won't sit up, roll over or even cook breakfast, not because she's too stupid to learn how but because she's too smart to bother."
— Rick Horowitz, Chicago Tribune

"I think dogs are the most amazing creatures. They give unconditional love. For me they are the role model for being alive."
— Gilda Radner, (1946 - 1989) US actress

"My little dog—-a heartbeat at my feet."
— Edith Wharton

"A piece of grass a day keeps the vet away"
— Unknown Dog

"A dog wags its tail with its heart"
— Martin Buxbaum

"Dogs are our link to paradise. They don't know evil or jealousy or discontent. To sit with a dog on a hillside on a glorious afternoon is to be back in Eden, where doing nothing was not boring—it was peace."
— Milan Kundera

"My goal in life is to become as wonderful as my dog thinks I am."
— Toby & Eileen Green

"When a dog wags her tail and barks at the same time, how do you know
which end to believe?"
— Anonymous

"She was such a beautiful and sweet creature... and so full of tricks."
— Queen Victoria.

"Properly trained, a man can be dog's best friend."
— Corey Ford, American writer

"The bond with a true dog is as lasting as the ties of this earth will ever be."
— Konrad Lorenz

"A dog is one of the few remaining reasons why some people can be persuaded to go for a walk."
— O. A. Battista

"A dog teaches a boy fidelity, perseverance, and to turn around three times before lying down."
— Roger Caras

"A good dog deserves a good home."
— Proverb

"There's just something about dogs that makes you feel good. You come home, they're thrilled to see you. They're good for the ego."
— Janet Schnellman

"I can train any dog in 5 minutes. It's training the owner that takes longer."
— Barbara Woodhouse

"You can't keep a good man down — or an over affectionate dog."
— Anonymous

"I have caught more ills from people sneezing over me than I've ever received from kissing dogs."
— Barbara Woodhouse

"If you don't own a dog — at least one — there is not necessarily anything wrong with you, but there may be something wrong with your life."
— Roger Caras

"It's no coincidence that man's best friend cannot talk."
— Anonymous

"Acquiring a dog, may be the only time a person gets to choose a relative."
— unknown

If you think dogs can't count, try putting three dog biscuits in your pocket and then giving Fido only two of them.
— Phil Pastoret

Submitted by Peggy Ellis

"Acquiring a dog may be the only opportunity a human ever has to choose a relative."
— Mordecai Siegal (b.1934)

"Her life was okay. Sometimes she wished she were sleeping with the right man instead of with her dog, but she never felt she was sleeping with the wrong dog."
Quoted from a book called Intimate Nature: the bond between women and animals. The book is a collection of stories, poems, etc. by various women authors. This quote is from a story by Judith Collas entitled "Change of Life".

Submitted by John Van den Bergh

"There is no faith which has never yet been broken, except that of a truly faithful dog."
— Konrad Lorenz (1903-1989) Mathematician and meteorologist.

"In order to keep a true perspective on one's importance, everyone should have a dog that will worship him and a cat that will ignore him."
—Dereke Bruce

"I have found that when you are deeply troubled there are things you get from the silent devoted companionship of a dog that you can get from no other source."
—Doris Day, Actress

"About dogs.... They never talk about themselves but listen to you while you talk about yourself and keep up an appearance of being interested in the conversation."
— Jerome Jerome (1859-1927), Humorist and writer

"If you don't give your dog a job, he will become self-employed"
— Unknown

"May the wind always be at your back, and a Kerry on the end of your lead."
— Irish blessing

"Don't sweat the petty things, and don't pet the sweaty things."
— Unknown

"Once your've had a Kerry Blue,
nothing else will ever do."
— Unknown

Submitted by Michael Cunnington

"A man's soul can be judged by the way he treats his dog."
— Chas Doran

Submitted by Maryanne Schaefer

 

"If you get to thinkin' you're a person of some influence, try orderin' somebody else's dog around."
— Anonymous

"I wonder what goes through his mind when he sees us peeing in his water bowl."
— Penny Ward Moser

"The dog's kennel is not the place to keep a sausage."
— Danish Proverb

"The scientific name for an animal that doesn't either run from or fight its enemies is lunch."
— Michael Friedman

"Did you hear about the dyslexic agnostic insomniac who stays up all night wondering if there really is a Dog?"
— Unknown

"I think animal testing is a terrible idea; they get all nervous and give the wrong answers."
— Unknown

"Heaven goes by favour. If it went by merit, you would stay out and your dog would go in."
— Mark Twain

 

Submitted by Doug Keene

"Some days you're the dog; some days you're the hydrant."
— Unknown

"Whoever said you can't buy happiness forgot about puppies."
— Gene Hill

"In dog years, I'm dead."
— Unknown

"Dogs feel very strongly that they should always go with you in the car, in case the need should arise for them to bark violently at nothing right in your ear."
— Dave Barry

"Outside of a dog, a book is probably man's best friend; inside of a dog, it's too dark to read."
— Groucho Marx

"To his dog, every man is Napoleon; hence the constant popularity of dogs."
— Aldous Huxley

"A dog teaches a boy fidelity, perseverance, and to turn around three times before lying down."
— Robert Benchley

"Did you ever walk into a room and forget why you walked in? I think that's how dogs spend their lives."
— Sue Murphy

"I loathe people who keep dogs. They are cowards who haven't got the guts to bite people themselves."
— August Strindberg

"No animal should ever jump up on the dining room furniture unless absolutely certain that he can hold his own in the conversation."
— Fran Lebowitz

"Ever consider what they must think of us? I mean, here we come back from a grocery store with the most amazing haul — chicken, pork, half a cow. They must think we're the greatest hunters on earth!"
— Anne Tyler

"I wonder if other dogs think poodles are members of a weird religious cult."
— Rita Rudner

"If I have any beliefs about immortality, it is that certain dogs I have known will go to heaven, and very, very few persons."
— James Thurber

"You enter into a certain amount of madness when you marry a person with pets."
— Nora Ephron

"Don't accept your dog's admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful."
— Ann Landers

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"Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea."
— Robert A. Heinlein

"Of all the things I miss from veterinary practice, puppy breath is one of the most fond memories!"
— Dr. Tom Cat

"There is no psychiatrist in the world like a puppy licking your face."
— Ben Williams

"When a man's best friend is his dog, that dog has a problem."
— Edward Abbey

"Cat's motto: No matter what you've done wrong, always try to make it look like the dog did it."
— Unknown

"Money will buy you a pretty good dog, but it won't buy the wag of his tail."
— Henry Wheeler Shaw, aka Josh Billings

"No one appreciates the very special genius of your conversation as the dog does."
— Christopher Morley

"A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself."
— Josh Billings

"Man is a dog's idea of what God should be."
— Holbrook Jackson

"The average dog is a nicer person than the average person."
— Andrew A. Rooney

"He is your friend, your partner, your defender, your dog. You are his life, his love, his leader. He will be yours, faithful and true, to the last beat of his heart. You owe it to him to be worthy of such devotion."
— Unknown

"If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you; that is the principal difference between a dog and a man."
— Mark Twain

"Things that upset a terrier may pass virtually unnoticed by a Great Dane."
— Smiley Blanton

"I've seen a look in dogs' eyes, a quickly vanishing look of amazed contempt, and I am convinced that basically dogs think humans are nuts."
— John Steinbeck

"If your dog is fat, you aren't getting enough exercise."
— Unknown

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