More Dog Quotes And Sayings


More Dog Quotes And Sayings

Here is another collation of dog quotes and sayings from various authors, celebrities, famous persons, and other sources compiled by for you to read and enjoy.

“A pekingeese is not a pet dog; he is an undersized lion.”
– AA Milne

“How many legs does a dog have if you call the tail a leg? Four. Calling a tail a leg doesn’t make it a leg.”
Abraham Lincoln

“I care not for a man’s religion whose dog and cat are not the better for it.”
– Abraham Lincoln

“Man is an animal that makes bargains; no other animal does this – one dog does not change a bone with another.”
– Adam Smith

“If we value the pursuit of knowledge, we must be free to follow wherever that search may lead us. The free mind is not barking dog, to be tethered on a ten-foot chain.”
– Adlai E Stevenson Jr.

“Dogs’ lives are too short.  Their only fault, really.”
– Agnes Sligh Turnbull

“Dogs, the foremost snobs in creation, are quick to notice the difference between a well-clad and a disreputable stranger.”
– Albert Payson

“Histories are more full of examples of the fidelity of dogs than of friends.”
Alexander Pope

“DOG, n. A subsidiary Deity designed to catch the overflow and surplus of the world’s worship . . . . [H]is master works for the means wherewith to purchase the idle wag of the Solomonic tail, seasoned with a look of tolerant recognition.”
– Ambrose Bierce

“The average dog is a nicer person than the average person.”
– Andrew A. Rooney

“If dogs could talk it would take a lot of the fun out of owning one.”
– Andy Rooney

“Don’t accept your dog’s admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful.”
– Ann Landers

“Ever consider what our dogs must think of us? I mean, here we come back from a grocery store with the most amazing haul — chicken, pork, half a cow. They must think we’re the greatest hunters on earth!”
– Anne Tyler

“The reason a dog has so many friends is that he wags his tail instead of his tongue.”
– Anonymous

“America is a large friendly dog in a small room. Every time it wags it’s tail it knocks over a chair.”
– Arnold Toynbee

“There is no psychiatrist in the world like a puppy licking your face.”
– Ben Williams

“Elizabeth’s back at the red cross, and I’m walking the dog.”
– Bob Dole

“I once decided not to date a guy because he wasn’t excited to meet my dog. I mean, this was like not wanting to meet my mother.”
– Bonnie Schacter

“Old dogs, like old shoes, are comfortable. They might be a bit out of shape and a little worn around the edges, but they fit well.”
– Bonnie Wilcox 

“You learn in this business: It you want a friend, get a dog.”
– Carl I Cahn

“When a dog bites a man that is not news, but when a man bites a dog that is news.”
– Charles Anderson Dana

“Asking a working writer what he thinks about critics is like asking a lamp-post how it feels about dogs.”
– Christopher Hampton

“No one appreciates the very special genius of your conversation as the dog does.”
– Christopher Morley

“Bulldogs are adorable, with faces like toads that have been sat on.”
– Colette

“If you get to thinkin’ you’re a person of some influence, try orderin’ somebody else’s dog around.”
Cowboy wisdom

“My dog is half pit bull, half poodle. Not much of a watchdog, but a vicious gossip!”
– Craig Shoemaker

“The old saw about old dogs and new tricks only applies to certain people.”
– Daniel Pinkwater 

“Dogs feel very strongly that they should always go with you in the car, in case the need should arise for them to bark violently at nothing right in your ear.”
– Dave Barry

“You can say any fool thing to a dog, and the dog will give you this look that says, `My God, you’re RIGHT! I NEVER would’ve thought of that!’”
– Dave Barry

“Even the tiniest Poodle or Chihuahua is still a wolf at heart.”
– Dorothy Hinshaw 

“What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight; it’s the size of the fight in the dog.”
– Dwight D. Eisenhower

“A really companionable and indispensable dog is an accident of nature. You can’t get it by breeding for it, and you can’t buy it with money. It just happens along.”
– E B White

“A reasonable amount of fleas is good for a dog; it keeps him from brooding over being a dog.”
– E N Westcott

“What kind of life a dog . . . acquires. I have sometimes tried to imagine by kneeling or lying full length on the ground and looking up. The world then becomes strangely incomplete; one sees little but legs.”
– E V Lucas

“My little dog – a heartbeat at my feet.”
– Edith Wharton

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