223 Dogs Quotes To Inspire You

Following is our list of dogs quotations and slogans full of insightful wisdom and perspective about love for dogs.

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The Most Famous Dogs Quotes (Best in 2024)

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Dogs wait for us faithfully. — Marcus Tullius Cicero

Dogs are my favorite people. — Richard Dean Anderson

I like dogs. You always know what a dog is thinking. It has four moods. Happy, sad, cross and concentrating. Also, dogs are faithful and they do not tell lies because they cannot talk. — Mark Haddon

Dogs are us, only innocent. — Cynthia Heimel

The love between dog and man is idyllic, dogs were never expelled from paradise. — Milan Kundera

Dogs do speak, but only to those who know how to listen. — Orhan Pamuk

Great men have great dogs. — Otto von Bismarck

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

The better I get to know men, the more I find myself loving dogs. — Charles De Gaulle

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Dogs never lie about love. — Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson

Short Dogs Quotes

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  • The bond with a dog is as lasting as the ties of this earth can ever be. — Konrad Lorenz
  • You treat me like a dog and you expect me to smile? You remind me of a jackass. — Stone Cold Steve Austin
  • One had better die fighting against injustice than die like a dog or a rat in a trap. — Ida B. Wells
  • You will never reach your destination if you stop and throw stones at every dog that barks. — Winston Churchill
  • Don’t let the same dog bite you twice. — Chuck Berry
  • It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog. — Mark Twain
  • Dogs are the closest we come to knowing the divine love of God on this side of eternity. — Anne Lamott
  • The fidelity of a dog is a precious gift. — Konrad Lorenz
  • The only creatures that are evolved enough to convey pure love are dogs and infants. — Johnny Depp
  • A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love yourself. — Josh Billings

Top 10 Dogs Quotes

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

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You treat me like a dog and you expect me to smile? You remind me of a jackass. — Stone Cold Steve Austin

One had better die fighting against injustice than die like a dog or a rat in a trap. — Ida B. Wells

A dog barks when his master is attacked. I would be a coward if I saw that God's truth is attacked and yet would remain silent. — John Calvin

You will never reach your destination if you stop and throw stones at every dog that barks. — Winston Churchill

The fidelity of a dog is a precious gift demanding no less binding moral responsibilities than the friendship of a human being. — Konrad Lorenz

If you hear the dogs, keep going. If you see the torches in the woods, keep going. If there's shouting after you, keep going. Don't ever stop. Keep going. If you want a taste of freedom, keep going. — Harriet Tubman

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Don’t let the same dog bite you twice. — Chuck Berry

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

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

Dogs Image Quotes

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Dogs quote by Konrad Lorenz

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

Dogs quote by Stone Cold Steve Austin

You treat me like a dog and you expect me to smile? You remind me of a jackass. — Stone Cold Steve Austin

Dogs quote by Chuck Berry

Don’t let the same dog bite you twice. — Chuck Berry

Dogs quote The lion doesn't turn around when the small dog barks.
The lion doesn't turn around when the small dog barks.
Dogs quote by Konrad Lorenz

The fidelity of a dog is a precious gift. — Konrad Lorenz

Dogs quote by Josh Billings

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

Dogs quote by Saint Patrick

Never trust a dog to watch your food. — Saint Patrick

Dogs quote by Chuck Berry

Don't let the same dog bite you twice. — Chuck Berry

Dogs quote by Andy Rooney

The average dog is a nicer person than the average person. — Andy Rooney

Dogs quote by Jonathan Gruber

The typical American voter is so stupid, his dog teaches him tricks. — Jonathan Gruber

Dogs quote by Josh Billings

Don't mistake pleasure for happiness. They are a different breed of dogs. — Josh Billings

Dogs quote by Rita Rudner

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

Dogs quote by Ambrose Bierce

The most affectionate creature in the world is a wet dog. — Ambrose Bierce

Dogs quote by Will Rogers

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

Dogs quote by Joseph Wood Krutch

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

Dogs quote by Malcolm Lowry

Muzzle a dog and he will bark out of the other end. — Malcolm Lowry

Dogs quote by Agnes Sligh Turnbull

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

Dogs quote by Eugene Atget

A good photograph is like a good hound dog, dumb, but eloquent. — Eugene Atget

Dogs quote by Carrie Underwood

The more boys I meet the more I love my dog. — Carrie Underwood

Dogs quote by Kinky Friedman

Money can buy you a fine dog, but only love can make him wag his tail. — Kinky Friedman

Dogs quote by Bobby Heenan

Its a dog eat dog world, and Mr. Perfect is a Milk Bone. — Bobby Heenan

Dogs quote You will never reach your destination if you stop and throw stones at every dog
You will never reach your destination if you stop and throw stones at every dog that barks.

Reservoir Dogs Quotes

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Know what you're talking about. — George H. W. Bush

Reservoir Dogs is a small film, and part of its charm was that it was a small film. I'd probably make it for $3 million now so I'd have more breathing room. — Quentin Tarantino

Children recognize me from Free Willy (1993), and their parents recognize me from Reservoir Dogs (1992). The kids are, like, "There's Glen!" and the parents are, like, "Don't go near that guy!" — Michael Madsen

Dogs quote What a beautiful world it would be if people had hearts like dogs.
What a beautiful world it would be if people had hearts like dogs.

You read a script and its based on 'Reservoir Dogs' and 'Pulp Fiction', and it goes right in the bin. — Tim Roth

You kids shouldn't play so rough . . . somebody's gonna start crying. — Michael Madsen

You know the slow-motion walking shot in "Reservoir Dogs"? That was in the Tommy Udo tradition. That strut, that way of wearing your suit, is what I think gangster chic is. — Tom Folsom

Dogs quote If your dog doesn’t like someone you probably shouldn’t, either.
If your dog doesn’t like someone you probably shouldn’t, either.

Those are the movies that we [with Evan Goldberg] always wanted to make. Pulp Fiction, Reservoir Dogs, the kind of movies where violence and comedy and characters kind of work together really well. — Seth Rogen

I was 11 or 12 years old when I first saw 'Reservoir Dogs.' I remember after I saw that film, I kept renting it from the video store because I wanted all of my friends to see it. — Samm Levine

Love For Dogs Quotes

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I think dogs are the most amazing creatures; they give unconditional love. For me they are the role model for being alive. — Gilda Radner

All his life he tried to be a good person. Many times, however, he failed. For after all, he was only human. He wasn't a dog. — Charles M. Schulz

I have always been an animal lover. I had a hard time disassociating the animals I cuddled with - dogs and cats, for example - from the animals on my plate, and I never really cared for the taste of meat. I always loved my Brussels sprouts. — Kristen Bell

Dogs quote The more I learn about people, the more I like my dog.
The more I learn about people, the more I like my dog.

Romance, like the rabbit at the dog track, is the elusive, fake, and never attained reward which, for the benefit and amusement of our masters, keeps us running and thinking in safe circles. — Beverley Jones

My husband and I are best of friends first and foremost. We fight like cats and dogs, but never stay mad for long. I was lucky to find him, he is in every way, my soulmate. — Carnie Wilson

For those who love dogs, it would be the worst form of a lie to call any place where dogs were banned "Paradise." Certainly no loving God would separate people from their canine friends for eternity. — Stanley Coren

Dogs quote Be the person your dog thinks you are.
Be the person your dog thinks you are.

Dogs have given us their absolute all. We are the center of their universe. We are the focus of their love and faith and trust. They serve us in return for scraps. It is without a doubt the best deal man has ever made. — Roger Caras

Such short little lives our pets have to spend with us, and they spend most of it waiting for us to come home each day. It is amazing how much love and laughter they bring into our lives and even how much closer we become with each other because of them. — John Grogan

If we are devoted to the cause of humanity, we shall soon be crushed and broken-hearted, for we shall often meet with more ingratitude from men than we would from a dog; but if our motive is love to God, no ingratitude can hinder us from serving our fellow men. — Oswald Chambers

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

Street Dogs Quotes

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Every dog is a tiger in his own street. — Indian Proverbs

It's unnatural for people to run around the city streets unless they are thieves or victims. It makes people nervous to see someone running. I know that when I see someone running on my street, my instincts tell me to let the dog go after him. — Mike Royko

I see fat kids on the street all the time and I give them free radiohead t-shirts with bullseyes on them. Later when I see them wearing the t-shirts I shoot at them with bb guns while riding a very large dog and singing kicking squealing gucci little piggy over and over — Thom Yorke

Dogs quote My goal in life is to be as good of a person my dog already thinks I am.
My goal in life is to be as good of a person my dog already thinks I am.

The things that make me very angry are injustice and bullying. If I see someone bullying a woman or child in the street, or kicking a dog, I go completely mad. — Susannah York

The sky was dark and gloomy, the air was damp and raw, the streets were wet and sloppy. The smoke hung sluggishly above the chimney-tops as if it lacked the courage to rise, and the rain came slowly and doggedly down, as if it had not even the spirit to pour. — Charles Dickens

Dog owners are out in all kinds of weather. They tell you it's small payment for the love their dogs bear them. Some love. If that dog weren't on a leash, he'd be off after another dog, a cat, or any stranger walking along the street with a wet bag of meat. — Selma Diamond

Dogs quote If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went.
If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went.

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

Tiger the dog had a showdown with a fast moving flower truck in the middle of the street and lost. — Barry Williams

My dogs have never been good at things like "sit," "stay," or even "come." I think that we've given the tourists a few laughs, especially when the dogs hit the end of their leashes hard enough to drag Gloria down the street. — James Stewart

Lo, when two dogs are fighting in the streets, With a third dog one of the two dogs meets; With angry teeth he bites him to the bone, And this dog smarts for what that dog has done. — Henry Fielding

War Dogs Quotes

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Friends, Romans, Countrymen, lend me your ears. — Mark Antony

After the war, they took Army dogs and rehabilitated them for civilian life. But they turned soldiers into civilians immediately, and let em sink or swim. — Audie Murphy

Again, in Wag the Dog, war has to be declared by an act of congress. But if you go to war, you don't have to declare war. You're just at war and we did that, which is not legal. — Val Kilmer

Dogs quote A dog is the only creature on earth that loves you more than he loves himself.
A dog is the only creature on earth that loves you more than he loves himself.

You're fighting a battle of good and evil with your dog pimp! Your only weapon is the shimmy! There is power in the shimmy! Make him fear your shimmy! Now, goddamnit, show me your war shimmy! — Laurie Notaro

One ever feels his twoness - an American, a Negro; two souls, two thoughts, two unreconciled strivings; two warring ideals in one dark body, whose dogged strength alone keeps it from being torn asunder. — W. E. B. Du Bois

O, pardon me, thou bleeding piece of earth, / That I am meek and gentle with these butchers! — William Shakespeare

Dogs quote Heaven goes by favor. If it went by merit, you would stay out and your dog would
Heaven goes by favor. If it went by merit, you would stay out and your dog would go in.

I would never rob your cradles to feed the dogs of war — Huey Long

Do not forget your dogs of war, your big guns, which are the most-to-be respected arguments of the rights of kings. — Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor

Here is a list of terrible things, The jaws of sharks, a vultures wings The rabid bite of the dogs of war, The voice of one who went before, But most of all the mirror's gaze, Which counts us out our numbered days. — Clive Barker

They wrote in the old days that it is sweet and fitting to die for one's country. But in modern war, there is nothing sweet nor fitting in your dying. You will die like a dog for no good reason. — Ernest Hemingway

Stray Dogs Quotes

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Ladies love outlaws, like babies love stray dogs. Ladies touch babies like a banker touches gold, outlaws touch ladies somewhere deep down in their soul. — Waylon Jennings

When the heart is cut or cracked or broken Do not clutch it Let the wound lie open Let the wind from the good old sea blow in to bathe the wound with salt and let it sting. Let a stray dog lick it Let a bird fly in the hole and sing a simple song like a tiny bell and let it ring. — Michael Leunig

However tight I shut my eyes, there will always be a stray dog somewhere in the world who'll stop me being happy. — Jean Anouilh

Dogs quote The average dog is a nicer person than the average person.
The average dog is a nicer person than the average person.

But I was thinking about this, the Obamas want to adopt a stray dog from the pound. And I think that is admirable. I believe the last president to bring a stray dog into the White House got impeached. — David Letterman

It's a mystery of parenthood that your son can give mouth-to-mouth resuscitation to a stray, worm-riddled dog, share a piece of re-chewed gum from a kid with bronchitis and pick his nose and eat it on a regular basis, yet won't sit next to his sister because of 'Girl Germs'. — Kathy Lette

Resentments are like stray dogs,if you don't pet them, they will go away. — Sandi Bachom

I'm still useful in my capacity as an arts educator and caretaker for the stray dogs. — Araya Rasdjarmrearnsook

If a young dog strays up the aisle during church no one says anything, no one does anything, but, none the less, he soon becomes aware that something is wrong. Even so, as the distance between myself and the hearthrug diminished, did I become aware that something was very wrong indeed. — Ethel Smyth

I have to deal with seven ex-stray dogs, and one ex-stray cat. One dog is nearing nineteen years old. Before I go to teach, he likes for me to tell him bedtime stories. — George Singleton

I find solace in animals. I have got a stray dog at home called Candy. I picked it up while I was waiting at the airport one day. I always wanted to have a 'macho' dog but got this sweet little thing instead. — Randeep Hooda

Cute Dogs Quotes

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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

There are all sorts of cute puppy dogs, but it doesn't stop people from going out and buying Dobermans. — Angus Young

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The more boys I meet the more I love my dog. — Carrie Underwood

When an eighty-five pound mammal licks your tears away, then tries to sit on your lap, it's hard to feel sad. — Kristan Higgins

A dog has one aim in life... to bestow his heart. — J. R. Ackerley

When you feel lousy, puppy therapy is indicated. — Sara Paretsky

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.' — Rudyard Kipling

...he will be our friend for always and always and always. — Rudyard Kipling

Once you have had a wonderful dog, a life without one, is a life diminished. — Dean Koontz

A dog has the soul of a philosopher. — Plato

Dogs And Life Quotes

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Sometimes, if you're lucky, someone comes into your life who'll take up a place in your heart that no one else can fill, someone who's tighter than a twin, more with you than your own shadow, who gets deeper under your skin than your own blood and bones. — Snoop Dogg

A dog reflects the family life. Whoever saw a frisky dog in a gloomy family, or a sad dog in a happy one? Snarling people have snarling dogs, dangerous people have dangerous ones. — Arthur Conan Doyle

To me dogs are not the students, not the ones that need training. To me a dog is a teacher of life, who teaches us the principles of the most important moral values; honesty, integrity, loyalty, trust, respect and love. — Cesar Millan

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

Life is miraculous, even when it's disastrous, it's still incredible, I'm fascinated with everything, life is fascinating, I'm fascinated by trees and dogs, but no one wants to hear me talk about it. — Chris Martin

Some men like a dull life - they like the routine of eating breakfast, going to work, coming home, petting the dog, watching TV, kissing the kids, and going to bed. Stay clear of it - it's often catching. — Hedy Lamarr

A dog will teach you unconditional love. If you can have that in your life, things won't be too bad. — Robert Wagner

A person who has never owned a dog has missed a wonderful part of life. — Bob Barker

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

People who hate cats, will come back as mice in their next life. — Faye Resnick

Humans And Dogs Quotes

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I became a vegetarian after realizing that animals feel afraid, cold, hungry and unhappy like we do. I feel very deeply about vegetarianism and the animal kingdom. It was my dog Boycott who led me to question the right of humans to eat other sentient beings. — Cesar Chavez

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

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

The novice-friendly software is more like a misbehaving dog: it shits on the floor, it destroys things, and stinks - the novice-friendly software embodies the opposite of what computer people have dreamed of for decades: artificial stupidity. It's more human. — Erik Naggum

I don't believe in the concept of hell, but if I did I would think of it as filled with people who were cruel to animals. — Gary Larson

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

Animal lovers are a special breed of humans, generous of spirit, full of empathy, perhaps a little prone to sentimentality, and with hearts as big as a cloudless sky — John Grogan

Humans will always tell you the story. Dogs can only tell you the truth. Trust your instincts and listen your dog. — Cesar Millan

His head on my knee can heal my human hurts. His presence by my side is protection against my fears of dark and unknown things. He has promised to wait for me... whenever... wherever-in case I need him. And I expect I will-as I always have. He is just my dog. — Gene Hill

You may have read that humans are the best endurance athletes. It's not true. We're only good in the heat, thanks to how we cool ourselves. Sled dogs are—by far—the greatest endurance athletes in the mammal kingdom. And their stats are insane. — Michael Easter

Barking Dogs Quotes

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I am Diogenes the Dog. I nuzzle the kind, bark at the greedy and bite scoundrels. — Diogenes

You will never reach your destination if you stop & throw stones at every dog that barks...Better keep biscuits & Move on. — Dhirubhai Ambani

Dogs bark at what they don't understand. — Heraclitus

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Muzzle a dog and he will bark out of the other end. — Malcolm Lowry

A dog that barks often seldom bites — Spanish Proverbs

The dog that barks doesn't bite. — French Proverbs

The man who has mounted an elephant will not fear the bark of a dog. — Indian Proverbs

Barking dogs seldom bite. — English Proverbs

Be careful for deep water and dogs that do not bark. — Indian Proverbs

Beware of the man who does not talk, and the dog that does not bark. — American Indian Proverbs

Two Dogs Quotes

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Inside of me there are two dogs. One is mean and evil and the other is good and they fight each other all the time. When asked which one wins I answer, the one I feed the most. — Sitting Bull

My next-door neighbor's two dogs have created more shovel-ready jobs than this current administration. — Gary Johnson

My neighbor has two dogs. One of them says to the other, "Woof!" The other replies, "Moo!" The dog is perplexed. "Moo? Why did you say 'Moo'?" The other dog says, "I'm trying to learn a foreign language." — Morey Amsterdam

There are only two rules. One is E. M. Forster's guide to Alexandria; the best way to know Alexandria is to wander aimlessly. The second is from the Psalms; grin like a dog and run about through the city. — Jan Morris

Among God's creatures two, the dog and the guitar, have taken all the sizes and all the shapes, in order not to be separated from the man. — Andres Segovia

If gay marriage was OK ... then I saw no reason in principle why a union should not be consecrated between three men, as well as two men; or indeed three men and a dog. — Boris Johnson

If aliens are watching us through telescopes, they're going to think the dogs are the leaders of the planet. If you see two life forms, one of them's making a poop, the other one's carrying it for him, who would you assume is in charge? — Jerry Seinfeld

I'm a grandmother with dogs and nice friends here in the Rocky mountains. Ever see the movie A River Runs Through It? That's where I live. It's beautiful, no two ways about it. — Margot Kidder

The more one gets to know of men, the more one values dogs. — Alphonse Toussenel

I did get upset once, when we were hiking between pitches 15 and 16. Two women and a dog were trying to find their way down through the maze of trails below the First Summit and they asked us: 'Are you on the trail?' I let my indignity show: 'NO, we're on a CLIMB!' — Andy Cairns

Puppies And Dogs Quotes

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I was at home with my family and have a house full of puppies, and my cousin mentioned that with all the stories I have about my dogs, it might be a cool opportunity to make a memoir of sorts. — Joe Gatto

The gift which I am sending you is called a dog, and is in fact the most precious and valuable possession of mankind — Theodorus Gaza

I didn't realize puppy mills were a problem until my wife, Bessy, and I got our first dog, Cannoli. — Joe Gatto

The old saw about old dogs and new tricks only applies to certain people. — Daniel Pinkwater

Whoever said you can't buy Happiness forgot little puppies. — Gene Hill

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

In this selfish world, the one that never deserts him, the one that never proves ungrateful or treacherous, is his dog. — George Graham Vest

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

If a picture wasn't going very well I'd put a puppy dog in it, always a mongrel, you know, never one of the full bred puppies. And then I'd put a bandage on its foot... I liked it when I did it, but now I'm sick of it. — Norman Rockwell

I would rather be beaten and be a man than to be elected and be a little puppy dog. I have always supported measures and principles and not men. I have acted fearless[ly] and independent and I never will regret my course. I would rather be politically buried than to be hypocritically immortalized. — Davy Crockett

Poodle Dogs Quotes

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

No one can fully understand the meaning of love unless he's owned a dog. A dog can show you more honest affection with a flick of his tail than a man can gather through a lifetime of handshakes. — Gene Hill

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

My dog is half pit bull, half poodle. Not much of a watchdog, but a vicious gossip! — Craig Shoemaker

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

The pug is living proof that God has a sense of humor. — Margo Kaufman

No man can fully understand the meaning of love unless he’s owned by a dog. — Gene Hill

I'd just like to say that I have a personal disgust for small dogs, like poodles. I have some serious physical problems with them. Everything about them means I must kill them. I must. — Axl Rose

The dog is a yes-animal. Very popular with people who can't afford a yes man. — Robertson Davies

If you ain't the lead dog, the scenery never changes. — Edmund Wilson

Heaven And Dogs Quotes

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The dog is a gentleman; I hope to go to his heaven not man's. — Mark Twain

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

The wolf also shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the kid. — Isaiah

God turns clouds inside out to make fluffy beds for the dogs in Dog Heaven, and when they are tired from running and barking and eating ham-sandwich biscuits, the dogs find a cloud bed for sleeping. God watches over each one of them. And there are no bad dreams. — Cynthia Rylant

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

God will prepare everything for our perfect happiness in heaven, and if it takes my dog being there, I believe he'll be there. — Billy Graham

The wonderful thing about saints is that they were human. They lost their tempers, got hungry, scolded God, were egotistical or impatient in their turns, made mistakes and regretted them. Still they went on doggedly blundering toward heaven. — Phyllis Mcginley

When we were little, we kept close to our mother in a dark alley or if dogs barked at us. Now, when we feel temptations of the flesh, we should run to the side of our Mother in Heaven, by realizing how she is to us, and by means of aspirations. She will defend us and lead us to the light. — Josemaria Escriva

And I, a materialist who does not believe in the starry heaven promised to a human being, for this dog and for every dog I believe in heaven, yes, I believe in a heaven that I will never enter, but he waits for me wagging his big fan of a tail so I, soon to arrive, will feel welcomed. — Pablo Neruda

Hardly any animal can look as deeply disappointed as a dog to whom one says "no." — Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson

Pet Dog 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

Just thinking that my dog loves me more than I love him, I feel shame. — Konrad Lorenz

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

To this day I don't ever remember seeing a pet inside Moscow, I never saw anyone carrying a dog, or leading a dog. Err I finally saw a, a pet some years later in Kiev, so I thought that life must have been, different. — Ralph Boston

This dog. Is possibly the dumbest dog in the world. I’ve had him for 2 years since today He’s been my boo ever since. — PewDiePie

If you have a dog, you will most likely outlive it; to get a dog is to open yourself to profound joy and, prospectively, to equally profound sadness. — Marjorie Garber

Dogs come into our lives to teach us about love and loyalty. They depart to teach us about loss. A new dog never replaces an old dog; it merely expands the heart. If you have loved many dogs, your heart is very big. — Erica Jong

A dog is a man's best friend. — English Proverbs

No louder shrieks to pitying heaven are cast, When husbands or lap-dogs breathe their last. — Alexander Pope

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A house is not a home until it has a dog. — Gerald Durrell

Small Dogs Quotes

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If you're Noah, and your ark is about to sink, look for the elephants first, because you can throw over a bunch of cats, dogs, squirrels, and everything else that is just a small animal and your ark will keep sinking. But if you can find one elephant to get overboard, you're in much better shape. — Vilfredo Pareto

Dachshunds are ideal dogs for small children, as they are already stretched and pulled to such a length that the child cannot do much harm one way or the other. — Robert Benchley

America is a large, friendly dog in a very small room. Every time it wags its tail it knocks over a chair. — Arnold J. Toynbee

(Scottish Terriers) have all the compactness of a small dog and all the valor of a big one. And they are so exceedingly sturdy that it is proverbial that the only thing fatal to them is being run over by an automobile - in which case the car itself knows it has been in a fight. — Dorothy Parker

The serpent, the king, the tiger, the stinging wasp, the small child, the dog owned by other people, and the fool: these seven ought not to be awakened from sleep. — Chanakya

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. — Axel Munthe

Because of the dog’s joyfulness, our own is increased. It is no small gift. — Mary Oliver

Mutt enjoyed traveling by car, but he was an unquiet passenger. He suffered from the delusion, common to dogs and small boys, that when he was looking out the right-hand side, he was probably missing something far more interesting on the left-hand side. — Farley Mowat

America is a large friendly dog in a small room. Every time it wags its tail it knocks over a chair. — Arnold J. Toynbee

While some who downplay Christ's divinity have imagined Jesus as a great social worker 'being kind to old ladies, small dogs and little children,' orthodox Christianity has not wanted Jesus to have a political message. — N. T. Wright

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Dogs quote by Moshe Dayan

Israel must be like a mad dog, too dangerous to bother. — Moshe Dayan

Dogs quote by Bob Hope

The trees in Siberia are miles apart, that is why the dogs are so fast. — Bob Hope

Dogs quote by Wendy Liebman

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

Dogs quote by Diogenes

Dogs and philosophers do the greatest good and get the fewest rewards. — Diogenes

Dogs quote by Queen Latifah

My mom will make me walk the dogs or take out the trash when I go home. — Queen Latifah

Dogs quote by John Candy

I'm a mog: half man, half dog. I'm my own best friend! — John Candy

I felt that one had better die fighting against injustice than to die like a dog or rat in a trap. I had already determined to sell my life as dearly as possible if attacked. I felt if I could take one lyncher with me, this would even up the score a little bit. — Ida B. Wells

Dogs are animals that poop in public and you're supposed to pick it up. After a week of doing this, you've got to ask yourself, "Who's the real master in this relationship?" — Anthony Griffin

When you run after your thoughts, you are like a dog chasing a stick: every time a stick is thrown, you run after it. Instead, be like a lion who, rather than chasing after the stick, turns to face the thrower. One only throws a stick at a lion once. — Milarepa

According to a new survey, 90% of men say their lover is also their best friend. Which is really kind of disturbing when you consider man's best friend is his dog. — Jay Leno

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