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Famous Dog Quotations


Money will buy a pretty good dog but it won't buy the wag of his tail.
-
Josh Billings

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

The greatest pleasure of a dog is that you may make a fool of yourself with him, and not only will he not scold you, but he will make a fool of himself, too.
- Samuel Butler

Dogs have more love than integrity. They've been true to us, yes, but they haven't been true to themselves.
- Clarence Day

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

Animals are such agreeable friends--they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms.
- George Eliot

dog treats I loathe people who keep dogs. They are cowards who haven't got the guts to bite people themselves.
- August Strindberg

A dog's best friend is his illiteracy.
- Ogden Nash

If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you; that is the principal difference between a dog and a man.
- Mark Twain

What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight, what counts is the size of the fight in the dog.
- Mark Twain

Dogs laugh, but they laugh with their tails.
- Max Eastman


The reason dogs have so many friends is because they wag their tails instead of their tongues.
- Unknown

There is no faith which has never yet been broken, except that of a truly faithful dog.
- Konrad Z. Lorenz

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

Dogs look up to you. Cats look down on you. Give me a pig. He just looks you in the eye and treats you like an equal.
- Winston Churchill

The dog was created specially for children. He is a god of frolic.
- Henry Ward Beecher

If dogs could talk, perhaps we'd find it just as hard to get along with them as we do people.
- Karel Caprek

To his dog, every man is Napoleon; hence the constant popularity of dogs. - Aldous Huxley

Man is a dog's ideal of what God should be.
- Holbrook Jackson

The more I see of the representatives of the people the more I admire my dogs.
- Alphonse de Lamartine

The poor dog, in life the firmest friend, the first to welcome, foremost to defend.
- Lord Byron

 


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