My husband said it was him or the cat. I miss him sometimes.— Zsa Zsa Gabor
Sentimental Herding Cats quotations
In a cat's eye, all things belong to cats.
People who hate cats, will come back as mice in their next life.
As every cat owner knows, nobody owns a cat.
Cats are dangerous companions for writers because cat watching is a near-perfect method of writing avoidance.
Dogs come when they're called; cats take a message and get back to you later.
Organizing atheists is a bit like herding cats;
They are on the whole too intelligent and independent minded to lend themselves to being herded.
Cats are a very mysterious kind of folk.
There is always more passing in their minds than we are aware of.
One cat just leads to another.
Dogs believe they are human. Cats believe they are God.
Work - other people's work - is an intolerable idea to a cat.
Can you picture cats herding sheep or agreeing to pull a cart? They will not inconvenience themselves to the slightest degree.
I believe cats to be spirits come to earth.
Indeed, organizing atheists has been compared to herding cats, because they tend to think independently and will not conform to authority.
A catless writer is almost inconceivable.
It's a perverse taste, really, since it would be easier to write with a herd of buffalo in the room than even one cat; they make nests in the notes and bite the end of the pen and walk on the typewriter keys.
Managing senior programmers is like herding cats.
Computer programmers tend, by and large, to be quirky and highly individualistic. Trying to organize or manage such awkward characters is normally as thankless as herding cats
Shareholders are sort of like cats; they get herded around, and they follow the leader. With the exception of a few activist shareholders, there are a very rare number of big, important, influential shareholders that like to step up and say there's a problem here, especially when they're making money.
Even in the best times, managing science has been compared to herding cats;
it is not done well, but one is surprised to find it done at all.
Making movies is like herding cats.
Getting Democrats organized is like herding cats.
Trying to coach kindergarteners in soccer is like trying to herd cats.
It's going to be like herding stray cats, and the political leaders who can do it will be remembered as the same kind of geniuses who pulled off the American Revolution.
Indeed, organizing atheists has been compared to herding cats, because they tend to think independently and will not conform to authority. But a good first step would be to build up a critical mass of those willing to 'come out,' thereby encouraging others to do so. Even if they can't be herded, cats in sufficient numbers can make a lot of noise and they cannot be ignored.