"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."
"The reason a dog has so many friends is that he wags his tail
instead of his tongue.
There is no psychiatrist in the world like a puppy licking your
"No matter how little money and how few possessions you own, having
a dog makes you rich."
"Money will buy a pretty good dog but it won't buy the wag of his
"Heaven goes by favour. If it went by merit, you would stay out and
your dog would go in."
"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."
"Dogs have more love than integrity. They've been true to us, yes,
but they haven't been true to themselves."
"A dog is the only thing on earth that will love you more than you
"Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they
pass no criticisms."
"A dog's best friend is his illiteracy."
"If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not
that is the principal difference between a dog and a man."
"What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight,
what counts is the size of the fight in the dog."
"The reason dogs have so many friends is because they wag their
tails instead of their tongues."
"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."
"Dogs come when they are called. Cats take a message and get back
"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."
"If dogs could talk, perhaps we'd find it just as hard to get along
with them as we do people."
"To his dog, every man is Napoleon; hence the constant popularity
"Man is a dog's ideal of what God should be."
"The more I see of the representatives of the people the more I
admire my dogs."
Alphonse de Lamartine
"I loathe people who keep dogs. They are cowards who haven't got
the guts to bite people themselves."
"Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole."
"Dogs wait for us faithfully"
Marcus Tullius Cicero
"You want a friend in Washington? Get a dog."
Harry S Truman