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
Reckoning My Dog quotations
The lion doesn't turn around when the small dog barks.
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.
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.
You will never reach your destination if you stop and throw stones at every dog that barks.
Just thinking that my dog loves me more than I love him, I feel shame.
The more I see of men, the better I like my dog.
My next-door neighbor's two dogs have created more shovel-ready jobs than this current administration.
What a beautiful world it would be if people had hearts like dogs.
The dog is a gentleman; I hope to go to his heaven not man's.
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."
I'm an introvert... I love being by myself, love being outdoors, love taking a long walk with my dogs and looking at the trees, flowers, the sky.
If your dog doesn’t like someone you probably shouldn’t, either.
I've always been an animal lover. I've grown up with dogs my whole life. I think that is what helped me get the role on 'Lassie', I was comfortable around the dog, where many of the kids were afraid or intimidated by Lassie.
Bulldogs have been known to fall on their swords when confronted by my superior tenacity.
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.
Be the person your dog thinks you are.
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.
My mom cooked pot roast with noodles and frozen vegetables.
Or she'd make spaghetti or hot dogs, or heat up TV dinners. Before I started modeling at age 19, I was 5'8" and weighed 165 pounds.
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.
If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went.
Dogs' lives are too short. Their only fault, really.
The reason I love my dog so much is because when I come home, he's the only one in the world who treats me like I'm the Beatles.
The more boys I meet the more I love my dog.
The more I learn about people, the more I like my dog.
I have found that when you are deeply troubled, there are things you get from the silent devoted companionship of a dog that you can get from no other source.
I take my dog Tinkerbell seriously. I take my job seriously. But I don't take myself all that seriously.
The gift which I am sending you is called a dog, and is in fact the most precious and valuable possession of mankind
My goal in life is to be as good of a person my dog already thinks I am.
Thorns may hurt you, men desert you, sunlight turn to fog;
but you're never friendless ever, if you have a dog.
Dogs do speak, but only to those who know how to listen.
No philosophers so thoroughly comprehend us as dogs and horses.
Heaven goes by favor. If it went by merit, you would stay out and your dog would go in.
My mom will make me walk the dogs or take out the trash when I go home.
I'm a mog: half man, half dog. I'm my own best friend!
A dog will teach you unconditional love. If you can have that in your life, things won't be too bad.
You can usually tell that a man is good if he has a dog who loves him.
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.
When I go home, I play with my baby dolls and strollers and stuffed animals, pretend like they're real dogs.
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.
Don't you see that the lion is silent and yet feared, while the dog barks constantly and is despised?
I had a wonderful teacher about animal behavior - my dog Rusty.
He taught me that animals have personalities, minds, and feelings.
A dog is not almost-human, and I know of no greater insult to the canine race than to describe it as such.
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.
He was breakfasting in the marketplace, and the bystanders gathered round him with cries of "dog." "It is you who are dogs," cried he, "when you stand round and watch me at my breakfast."