QUOTES ABOUT DOGS
"The reason a dog has so many friends is that he wags
his tail instead of his tongue."
"If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want
to go where they went."
"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"
"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."
"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."
"Anybody who doesn't know what soap tastes
like never washed a dog."
Franklin P. Jones
"If your dog is fat, you aren't getting enough exercise."
"Never stand between a dog and the hydrant."
"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."
"A dog teaches a boy fidelity, perseverance, and to turn
around three times before lying down."
"No animal should ever jump up on the dining-room
furniture unless absolutely certain that that he can hold
his own in the conversation."
"I wonder if other dogs think poodles are members
of a weird religious cult."
"My dog is worried about the economy because his favourite food is up to
$3.00 a can. That's almost $21.00 in dog money."
"Don't accept your dog's admiration as conclusive
evidence that you are wonderful."
"In order to keep a true perspective of one's importance, everyone should
have a dog that will worship him and a cat that will ignore him."
Dereke Bruce, Taipei, Taiwan
"There is no psychiatrist in the world like a puppy licking your face."
"Cat's Motto: No matter what you've done wrong, always try to
make it look like the dog did it."
"A dog is the only thing on earth that loves
you more than he loves himself."
"The average dog is a nicer person than the average person."
Andrew A. Rooney
"Whoever said you can't buy happiness forgot about puppies."
"Outside of a dog, a book is probably man's best friend;
inside of a dog,it's too dark to read."
"To his dog, every man is Napoleon; hence
the constant popularity of dogs."
Aldous Huxley, 1894, English Novelist
"Did you ever walk into a room and forget why you walked in?
I think that's how dogs spend their lives."
"I loathe people who keep dogs. They are cowards who haven't
got the guts to bite people themselves."
"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!"
"You enter into a certain amount of madness when
you marry a person with pets."
"Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs
should relax and get used to the idea."
Robert A. Heinlein
"In dog years, I'm dead."
"Of all the things I miss from veterinary practice, puppy breath
is one of the most fond memories!"
Dr. Tom Cat
"When a man's best friend is his dog, that dog has a problem."
"No one appreciates the very special genius of your
conversation as the dog does."
"Man is a dog's idea of what God should be."
Holbrook Jackson, 1874, English Journalist
"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."
"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."
"Things that upset a terrier may passvirtually
unnoticed by a Great Dane."
"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."
"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!"
"Life is like a dogsled team. If you ain't the lead dog,
the scenery never changes."
"When you leave them in the morning, they stick their nose
in the door crack and stand there like a portrait until
you turn the key eight hours later."
"The more I see of the depressing stature of people,
the more I admire my dogs."
Alphonse de Lamartine, 1790-1869 French Poet
"Revenge is often like biting a dog because the dog bit you."
Austin O'Malley, 1858-1932
"Histories are more full of examples of the fidelity of dogs than of friends"
Alexander Pope, 1688-1744, English Poet
"Man is an animal that makes bargains; no other animal does this -
no dog exchanges bones with another."
Adam Smith, 1723-1790, Scottish Politician, Economist
"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."
"Some days you're the dog, some days you're the hydrant."
"The pug is living proof that God has a sense of humor."
Margot Kaufman, American writer
"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
"Properly trained, a man can be dog's best friend."
Corey Ford, American writer
"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
"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."
"The Airedale... an unrivaled mixture of brains, and clownish wit,
the very ingredients one looks for in a spouse."
Chip Brown, Connoisseur Magazine
"Money will buy you a pretty good dog,
but it won't buy the wag of his tail."