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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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