Heaven is by favor; if it were by merit your dog would go in and you would stay out. Of all the creatures ever made (man) is the most detestable. Of the entire brood, he is the only one... that possesses malice. He is the only creature that inflicts pain for sport, knowing it to be pain.— Mark Twain
Uplifting Dog Rescue quotations
The lion doesn't turn around when the small dog barks.
The dog is a gentleman; I hope to go to his heaven not man's.
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.
You will never reach your destination if you stop and throw stones at every dog that barks.
Dogs never lie about love.
If you want a friend in Washington, buy a dog.
In this selfish world, the one that never deserts him, the one that never proves ungrateful or treacherous, is his dog.
What a beautiful world it would be if people had hearts like dogs.
I love to rescue animals.... The pounds were so crowded they were putting animals down almost immediately. Seven thousand dogs were put to sleep.
No matter how little money and how few possesions you own, having a dog makes you rich.
When the Man waked up he said, 'What is Wild Dog doing here?' And the Woman said, 'His name is not Wild Dog any more, but the First Friend, because he will be our friend for always and always and always.'
If your dog doesn’t like someone you probably shouldn’t, either.
They [dogs] never talk about themselves but listen to you while you talk about yourself, and keep up an appearance of being interested in the conversation.
...he will be our friend for always and always and always.
If you eliminate smoking and gambling, you will be amazed to find that almost all an Englishman's pleasures can be, and mostly are, shared by his dog.
Be the person your dog thinks you are.
If you were aboard a lifeboat with a baby and a dog, and the boat capsized, would you rescue the baby or the dog?" Regan, "If it were a retarded baby and a bright dog, I'd save the dog.
Love the animals: God has given them the rudiments of thought and joy untroubled.
One cat just leads to another.
My goal in life is to be as good of a person my dog already thinks I am.
I don't wear fur and I understand their cause.
I am the biggest animal lover in the world. I have four dogs and two horses, and I have rescued animals all my life.
A dog's idea of personal grooming is to roll on a dead fish.
I am convinced that basically dogs think humans are nuts.
If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went.
If your house burns down, rescue the dogs. At least they'll be faithful to you.
All knowledge, the totality of all questions and answers, is contained in the dog.
Cats are the ultimate narcissists. You can tell this because of all the time they spend on personal grooming. Dogs aren't like this. dog's idea of personal grooming is to roll in a dead fish.
The more I learn about people, the more I like my dog.
Children and dogs are as necessary to the welfare of the country as Wall Street and the railroads.
Rescuing dogs is looked upon as a noble, trendy pursuit.
But wouldn't rescuing a man from a homeless shelter be, in fact, more humane?
Ive fostered five dogs for the Best Friends Program, which is an amazing no-kill sanctuary for animals, as well as a greyhound named Natasha from the greyhound rescue. All of my fosters have taught me great lessons like patience, nurture, and responsibility. My last foster dog was a Cocker Spaniel, and I couldnt let him go. I adopted him!
Heaven goes by favor. If it went by merit, you would stay out and your dog would go in.
I just love animals, and I'm an advocate for animals rights, and my family has rescued dogs from all over the world. I don't believe in animal testing. If you see me in fur, it's always fake. Sometimes you see me wearing skulls, but those are all from roadkill
A study says owning a dog makes you 10 years younger.
My first thought was to rescue two more, but I don't want to go through menopause again.
As anyone who goes into dog-rescue knows, it is not a for-profit business, but the rewards are priceless for me.
You can usually tell that a man is good if he has a dog who loves him.
I am a huge animal lover. Growing up, my mother and I rescued countless animals - dogs, cats, birds, rabbits, even a turtle. I have been accused of caring more about animals than I do about people.
I've got two dogs - one's a Jack Russell and she's one year old now, and I've got another dog called Kanga, and I got him from a rescue shelter, and there's nothing I enjoy more than just walking them on the beach in Cape Town. I find that very destressing and very relaxing.
I'm an ambassador for Best Friends [Animal Society], an incredible organization that's devoted to the welfare of animals - in particular, trying to help make every animal shelter a no-kill shelter. My two dogs were rescues, and I'm a firm believer in finding every dog or cat a home.
A dog is the only creature on earth that loves you more than he loves himself.
I very much believe in rescuing animals, not buying them.
There is something about street dogs, about rescues; they have this knowing sense about them.
I have a rescue dog named Fideo, which means 'noodle' in Spanish, and a cat named Hutch.
The perfect rescue dog is out there for everybody. You just have to find it.
I have a husband and four rescue dogs.
There is no option of no dogs on the bed. This is how I know my husband will be a good father someday. The pit bull sleeps on top of my husband. On top of him! He has to remove her sometimes because she snores too loudly into his ear and he can't take it. But he moves her in such a cute, gentle way, and he doesn't care about fur on the bed.