115 Cats Quotes To Inspire You

Following is our list of cats quotations and slogans full of insightful wisdom and perspective about cat.

Short Cats Quotes

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  • Do not be like the cat who wanted a fish but was afraid to get his paws wet. — Unknown Author
  • Time spent with cats is never wasted. — Sigmund Freud
  • The hardest thing of all is to find a black cat in a dark room, especially if there is no cat. — Confucius
  • A black cat crossing your path signifies that the animal is going somewhere. — Groucho Marx
  • No matter if it is a white cat or a black cat; as long as it can catch mice, it is a good cat. — Deng Xiaoping
  • There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats. — Albert Schweitzer
  • My husband said it was him or the cat. I miss him sometimes. — Zsa Zsa Gabor
  • What greater gift than the love of a cat. — Charles Dickens
  • If a man aspires towards a righteous life, his first act of abstinence is from injury to animals. — Albert Einstein
  • Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea. — Robert A. Heinlein
Cats quote If you hold a cat by the tail you learn things you cannot learn any other way.
If you hold a cat by the tail you learn things you cannot learn any other way.

The Black Cat Quotes

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Every time a boy falls off a tricycle, every time a black cat has gray kittens, every time someone stubs a toe, every time there's a murder or a fire or the marines land in Nicaragua, the police and the newspapers holler 'get Capone.' — Al Capone

The hardest thing of all is to find a black cat in a dark room, especially if there is no cat. — Confucius

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A black cat crossing your path signifies that the animal is going somewhere. — Groucho Marx

Cats quote When a man loves cats, I am his friend and comrade without further introduction.
When a man loves cats, I am his friend and comrade without further introduction.

When the tea is brought at five o'clock And all the neat curtains are drawn with care, The little black cat with bright green eyes Is suddenly purring there. — Harold Monro

I'm like an eclipse on a Friday the 13th, With black cats and Haley's Comet, Blazin' blunts in my driveway. — Redman

I don’t care if the cat is black or white, I just want it to kill the mice. — Deng Xiaoping

Cats quote A cat is more intelligent than people believe, and can be taught any crime.
A cat is more intelligent than people believe, and can be taught any crime.

A black cat among roses, phlox, lilac-misted under a quarter moon, the sweet smells of heliotrope and night-scented stock. The garden is very still. It is dazed with moonlight, contented with perfume. — Amy Lowell

I've tried to move [the sidhe-seers] during times of peace and quiet and had the luck of a broken mirror nailed beneath an upside-down horseshoe with a ladder nearby that a black cat just walked under. — Karen Marie Moning

Santa Claus was white and everything bad was black. The little ugly duckling was the black duck, and the black cat was the bad luck. And if I threaten you, I'm going to blackmail you.I said, 'Momma, why don't they call it 'whitemail'? They lie too.' — Muhammad Ali

A philosopher is a blind man in a dark room looking for a black cat that isn't there. A theologian is the man who finds it. — Laurence J. Peter

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If toast always lands butter-side down, and cats always land on their feet, what happens if you strap toast on the back of a cat and drop it? — Steven Wright

Do not be like the cat who wanted a fish but was afraid to get his paws wet. — Unknown Author

Life is life - whether in a cat, or dog or man. There is no difference there between a cat or a man. The idea of difference is a human conception for man's own advantage. — Sri Aurobindo

Cats quote I have lived with several masters - all of them cats.
I have lived with several masters - all of them cats.

Religion is like a blind man looking in a black room for a black cat that isn't there, and finding it. — Oscar Wilde

Every time a boy falls off a tricycle, every time a black cat has gray kittens, every time someone stubs a toe, every time there's a murder or a fire or the marines land in Nicaragua, the police and the newspapers holler 'get Capone.' — Al Capone

What I try to do is write. I may write for two weeks ‘the cat sat on the mat, that is that, not a rat,’.... And it might be just the most boring and awful stuff. But I try. When I’m writing, I write. And then it’s as if the muse is convinced that I’m serious and says, ‘Okay. Okay. I’ll come. — Maya Angelou

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Time spent with cats is never wasted. — Sigmund Freud

The hardest thing of all is to find a black cat in a dark room, especially if there is no cat. — Confucius

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 which growls every morning, a parrot which swears all afternoon, and a cat that comes home late at night. — Marie Corelli

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A black cat crossing your path signifies that the animal is going somewhere. — Groucho Marx

Pets Cats Quotes

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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 which growls every morning, a parrot which swears all afternoon, and a cat that comes home late at night. — Marie Corelli

What greater gift than the love of a cat. — Charles Dickens

The cat does not offer services. The cat offers itself. — William S. Burroughs

Cats quote I take care of my flowers and my cats. And enjoy food. And that’s living.
I take care of my flowers and my cats. And enjoy food. And that’s living.

We all know the stories about the Human Rights Act... about the illegal immigrant who cannot be deported because, and I am not making this up, he had a pet cat. — Theresa May

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In a cat's eye, all things belong to cats. — Joseph Wood Krutch

After scolding one's cat one looks into its face and is seized by the ugly suspicion that it understood every word. And has filed it for reference. — Charlotte Gray

Cats quote If a black cat crosses your path, it signifies that the animal is going somewher
If a black cat crosses your path, it signifies that the animal is going somewhere.

Our cat is kind dove shellfish, and thinks the world is hers, She finds a comfy spot and then we pet turtle sheep purrs. — Brian P. Cleary

I've met many thinkers and many cats, but the wisdom of cats is infinitely superior. — Hippolyte Taine

As every cat owner knows, nobody owns a cat. — Ellen Perry

It's funny how dogs and cats know the inside of folks better than other folks do, isn't it? — Eleanor Porter

Cute Cat Quotes

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What greater gift than the love of a cat. — Charles Dickens

Cats were put into the world to disprove the dogma that all things were created to serve man. — Paul Gray

I've met many thinkers and many cats, but the wisdom of cats is infinitely superior. — Hippolyte Taine

I have noticed that what cats most appreciate in a human being is not the ability to produce food, which they take for granted - but his or her entertainment value. — Geoffrey Household

A cat can be trusted to purr when she is pleased, which is more than can be said for human beings. — William Ralph Inge

The ideal of calm exists in a sitting cat. — Jules Renard

Time spent with a cat is never wasted. — Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

I have lived with several Zen masters -- all of them cats. — Eckhart Tolle

Cats can work out mathematically the exact place to sit that will cause most inconvenience. — Pam Brown

Photography is not cute cats, nor nudes, motherhood or arrangements of manufactured products. Under no circumstances it is anything ever anywhere near a beach. — Walker Evans

Cat Love Quotes

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Guys are like dogs. They keep comin' back. Ladies are like cats. Yell at a cat one time, they're gone. — Lenny Bruce

What greater gift than the love of a cat. — Charles Dickens

My hobbies are cooking and gardening, especially growing orchids. I love soccer, my husband and I support a British team called Chelsea, and I also enjoy tennis. We have 3 cats. — Juliet Mills

The cat does not offer services. The cat offers itself. — William S. Burroughs

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In a cat's eye, all things belong to cats. — Joseph Wood Krutch

I simply can´t resist a cat, particularly a purring one. They are the cleanest, cunningest, and most intelligent things I know, outside of the girl you love, of course. — Mark Twain

When a man loves cats, I am his friend and comrade, without further introduction. — Mark Twain

After scolding one's cat one looks into its face and is seized by the ugly suspicion that it understood every word. And has filed it for reference. — Charlotte Gray

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While the cat's away, the mice will play. — James Arthur Ray

Cats know how to obtain food without labor, shelter without confinement, and love without penalties. — W. L. George

Color Black Quotes

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The United States has been called the melting pot of the world. But it seems to me that the colored man either missed getting into the pot or he got melted down. — Thurgood Marshall

If blacks were given the right to vote, that would place every splay-footed, bandy-shanked, hump-backed, thick-lipped, flat-nosed, woolly-headed, ebon-colored in the country upon an equality with the poor white man. — Andrew Johnson

The Bureau of Justice reports that one in three black male babies born this century will go to jail or prison - that is an absolutely astonishing statistic. And it ought to be terrorizing to not just to people of color, but to all of us. — Bryan Stevenson

Nobody wants to know a colored woman's opinion about her own status of that of her group. When she dares express it, no matter how mild or tactful it may be, it is called 'propaganda,' or is labeled 'controversial.' Those two words have come to have a very ominous sound to me. — Mary Church Terrell

I tend to think having that extreme of color, that kind of black, is amazingly beautiful...and powerful. What I was thinking to do with my image was to reclaim the image of blackness as an emblem of power. — Kerry James Marshall

I dreamt that I could paint you with words, but there were no colors bright enough, black or white enough, blue or green enough...they didn't mean enough — Mos Def

Rays were blazing through the atmosphere of the earth, the horizon became bright orange, gradually passing into all the colors of the rainbow: from light blue to dark blue, to violet and then to black. What an indescribable gamut of colors! Just like the paintings of the artist Nicholas Roerich. — Yuri Gagarin

When you write a song, most of the words you use are in black and white, and then, from time to time, you use one that’s in color. These words in color are a part of ourselves, because we give them a meaning. If you like, we give them a third dimension. — Jacques Brel

One very important difference between color and monochromatic photography is this: in black and white you suggest; in color you state. Much can be implied by suggestion, but statement demands certainty... absolute certainty. — Paul Outerbridge

Black is not sad. Bright colours are what depress me. They're so... empty. Black is poetic. How do you imagine a poet? In a bright yellow jacket? Probably not. — Ann Demeulemeester

People Writing About Cats

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Read quotes by Unknown Author

Unknown Author

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Read quotes by Sigmund Freud

Sigmund Freud
quotes on dreams, marriage and civilization

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Read quotes by Confucius

Confucius
quotes on life, aging and education

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Read quotes by Groucho Marx

Groucho Marx
quotes on aging, marriage and death

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Read quotes by Deng Xiaoping

Deng Xiaoping
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Read quotes by Albert Schweitzer

Albert Schweitzer
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More Cats Quotes

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Cats quote by Sigmund Freud

Time spent with cats is never wasted. — Sigmund Freud

Cats quote by Groucho Marx

A black cat crossing your path signifies that the animal is going somewhere. — Groucho Marx

Cats quote by Albert Schweitzer

There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats. — Albert Schweitzer

Cats quote by Zsa Zsa Gabor

My husband said it was him or the cat. I miss him sometimes. — Zsa Zsa Gabor

Cats quote by Richard Hammond

You can stick a BMW badge on a dead cat - and people would still buy it. — Richard Hammond

Cats quote by James Herriot

Cats are connoisseurs of comfort. — James Herriot

Cats quote by Steven Wright

Curiosity killed the cat, but for a while I was a suspect. — Steven Wright

Cats quote by English Proverbs

In a cat's eye, all things belong to cats. — English Proverbs

Cats quote by Erin Hunter

Well, I'm more lopsided than a one-legged badger. — Erin Hunter

Cats quote by Joseph Wood Krutch

In a cat's eye, all things belong to cats. — Joseph Wood Krutch

Cats quote by Alberto Giacometti

In a burning building I would save a cat before a Rembrandt. — Alberto Giacometti

Cats quote by Rodney Dangerfield

When I played in the sandbox, the cat kept covering me up. — Rodney Dangerfield

Cats quote by Erma Bombeck

Cats invented self-esteem. — Erma Bombeck

Cats quote by Pam Brown

One small cat changes coming home to an empty house to coming home. — Pam Brown

Cats quote by Robert A. Heinlein

Anyone who considers protocol unimportant has never dealt with a cat. — Robert A. Heinlein

Cats quote by Stephenie Meyer

Who are you and what have you done with my brother? — Stephenie Meyer

Cats quote by Leonora Carrington

People under seventy and over seven are very unreliable if they are not cats. — Leonora Carrington

Cats quote by James Arthur Ray

While the cat's away, the mice will play. — James Arthur Ray

Cats quote by Albert Einstein

Curiosity has its own reason for existence. — Albert Einstein

Cats quote by Juliette Lewis

I kind of imagine myself at eighty, a cat lady. — Juliette Lewis

Cats quote by Louis Wain

Intelligence in the cat is underrated. — Louis Wain

If toast always lands butter-side down, and cats always land on their feet, what happens if you strap toast on the back of a cat and drop it? — Steven Wright

If a man has an apartment stacked to the ceiling with newspapers, we call him crazy. If a woman has a trailer house full of cats, we call her nuts. But when people pathologically hoard so much cash that they impoverish the entire nation, we put them on the cover of Fortune magazine and pretend that they are role models. — Lester B. Pearson

Do not be like the cat who wanted a fish but was afraid to get his paws wet. — Unknown Author

Life is life - whether in a cat, or dog or man. There is no difference there between a cat or a man. The idea of difference is a human conception for man's own advantage. — Sri Aurobindo

Religion is like a blind man looking in a black room for a black cat that isn't there, and finding it. — Oscar Wilde

Every time a boy falls off a tricycle, every time a black cat has gray kittens, every time someone stubs a toe, every time there's a murder or a fire or the marines land in Nicaragua, the police and the newspapers holler 'get Capone.' — Al Capone

What I try to do is write. I may write for two weeks ‘the cat sat on the mat, that is that, not a rat,’.... And it might be just the most boring and awful stuff. But I try. When I’m writing, I write. And then it’s as if the muse is convinced that I’m serious and says, ‘Okay. Okay. I’ll come. — Maya Angelou

The hardest thing of all is to find a black cat in a dark room, especially if there is no cat. — Confucius

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 which growls every morning, a parrot which swears all afternoon, and a cat that comes home late at night. — Marie Corelli

No matter if it is a white cat or a black cat; as long as it can catch mice, it is a good cat. — Deng Xiaoping

Guys are like dogs. They keep comin' back. Ladies are like cats. Yell at a cat one time, they're gone. — Lenny Bruce

What greater gift than the love of a cat. — Charles Dickens

If a man aspires towards a righteous life, his first act of abstinence is from injury to animals. — Albert Einstein

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

When my cats aren't happy, I'm not happy. Not because I care about their mood but because I know they're just sitting there thinking up ways to get even. — Percy Bysshe Shelley

My hobbies are cooking and gardening, especially growing orchids. I love soccer, my husband and I support a British team called Chelsea, and I also enjoy tennis. We have 3 cats. — Juliet Mills

So you know cats are interesting. They are kind of like girls. If they come and talk to you it's great. But if you try to talk to them it doesn't always go so well. — Shigeru Miyamoto

A mathematician is a blind man in a dark room looking for a black cat which isn't there. — Charles Darwin

Sometimes I get a little sad, and I feel like being alone. Then I talk to my cat about it, and he reminds me I’m James Franco. Then we dance. — James Franco

It is difficult to obtain the friendship of a cat. It is a philosophical animal... one that does not place its affections thoughtlessly. — Theophile Gautier

Is that vodka?" Margarita asked weakly. The cat jumped up in his seat with indignation. "I beg pardon, my queen," he rasped, "Would I ever allow myself to offer vodka to a lady? This is pure alcohol! — Mikhail Bulgakov

The problem with cats is that they get the exact same look on their face whether they see a moth or an axe-murderer. — Paula Poundstone

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

The cat does not offer services. The cat offers itself. — William S. Burroughs

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