CERBERUS, n. The watch-dog of Hades, whose duty it was to guard the entrance - against whom or what does not clearly appear; everybody, sooner or later, had to go there, and nobody wanted to carry off the entrance.— Ambrose Bierce
Proven Guard Dogs quotations
The lion doesn't turn around when the small dog barks.
For some are in the habit of carrying about the name in wicked guile, while they still practice things unworthy of God. You must flee these as you would wild beasts. For they are ravening dogs, who bite secretly, against whom you must be on your guard, since they are men who can scarcely be cured.
...Individualistic material progress and the desire to gain prestige by coming out on top have taken over from the sense of fellowship, compassion and community. Now people live more or less on their own in a small house, jealously guarding their goods and planning to acquire more, with a notice on the gate that says, 'Beware of the Dog.
Your worst enemy cannot harm you as much as your own unguarded thoughts.
If there are junk yards in hell, love is the dog that guards the gates.
Abstraction and luxury are the guard dogs of the upper class.
The British are coming, the British are coming! Mr.
President! We need the National Guard! We need as many men as you can spare because we are killing the Patriots! So call the dogs off! Send the National Guard, please! They need emergency help! Please! Help!
You will never reach your destination if you stop and throw stones at every dog that barks.
Oh, I never kid about Artemis. I promised her I’d sit here and do nothing, so here I am doing nothing. Much like a really tall, bored guard dog. Personally, I’d rather be throwing myself onto an electric fence- be about the same, I think. (Acheron)
A man once told me that his dog was half pit bull and half Poodle.
He claimed that it wasn't much good as a guard dog, but it was a vicious gossip.
I don't have pets, I have two guard dogs; and I don't do my own shopping; it's a security thing.
What a beautiful world it would be if people had hearts like dogs.
If fortune drives the master forth, an outcast in the world, friendless and homeless, the faithful dog asks no higher privilege than that of accompanying him, to guard him against danger, to fight against his enemies.
True Socialism, in which everyone is truly equal, does not just resemble a prison - it is a prison. It can not exist unless it is surrounded by high walls, by watchtowers and by guard-dogs, for people always want to escape from any socialist regime, just as they do from a prison. If you continue your attempts to establish a model society you will need to build walls around it. You will be forced to do so sooner or later by the flood of refugees..
Whenever I've been bitten, it's because I made a mistake.
I either misread the dog's body language or let my guard down at the wrong time.
Each of us guard a gate of that can only be unlocked from the inside.
Yume is a no-nonsense dog. There are many people here, with camcorders running, lights shining and cameras clicking. She is being a guard dog.
Hard to explain to a guard dog that you need it to protect you from yourself.
It seems like Michael Vick is going to jail for dog fighting. Hopefully, they won't have guard dogs.
If your dog doesn’t like someone you probably shouldn’t, either.
Desmo is my guard dog, but he has a sweet side, too.
Nothing entertains him (or me) more than when I blow bubbles and he can chase them.
It's pretty obvious, isn't it? I'm joining your crappy little renegade pack.
The vampires' guard dogs.
A dog will make eye contact. A cat will, too, but a cat's eyes don't even look entirely warm-blooded to me, whereas a dog's eyes look human except less guarded. A dog will look at you as if to say, "What do you want me to do for you? I'll do anything for you." Whether a dog can in fact, do anything for you if you don't have sheep (I never have) is another matter. The dog is willing.
Be the person your dog thinks you are.
The walls of the closet are guarded by the dogs of terror, and the inside of the closet is a house of mirrors.
And if the big dog ain't me, then the house won't get guarded - period.
The tyrant now Trusts not to men: nightly within his chamber The watch-dog guards his couch, the only friend He now dare trust.
The more I learn about people, the more I like my dog.
We are hurtling back into a Soviet abyss, into an information vacuum that spells death from our own ignorance. All we have left is the internet, where information is still freely available. For the rest, if you want to go on working as a journalist, it's total servility to Putin. Otherwise, it can be death, the bullet, poison, or trial -whatever our special services, Putin's guard dogs, see fit.
I don’t want to scare the guests with a big old guard dog,” Tara protested.
“Safety is far more important than worrying about what anyone else thinks,” Sawyer told her. “You’re right, of course.” Tara looked at her sisters. “We’ll think about both an alarm and a dog.” “We can borrow Izzy from Jax,” Maddie said. “Sure,” Tara said. “And she can lick the next bad guy to death.