[StBernard] Quotes on dogs

Westley Annis Westley at da-parish.com
Mon Oct 26 07:39:26 EDT 2009

"Don't accept your dog's admiration as conclusive evidence that you are
wonderful." - Ann Landers

"From the dog's point of view, his master is an elongated and abnormally
cunning dog." - Mabel Louise Robinson

"Dogs' lives are too short. Their only fault, really." - Agnes Sligh

"My little dog - a heartbeat at my feet." - Edith Wharton

"In order to keep a true perspective of one's importance, everyone should
have a dog that will worship him and a cat that will ignore him." - Dereke

"One reason a dog can be such a comfort when you're feeling blue is that he
doesn't try to find out why." - Author Unknown

"The best way to get a puppy is to beg for a baby brother - and they'll
settle for a puppy every time." - Winston Pendelton

"If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you
should go home and examine your conscience." - Woodrow Wilson

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

"I love a dog. He does nothing for political reasons." - Will Rogers

"Properly trained, a man can be dog's best friend." - Corey Ford

"If you think dogs can't count, try putting three dog biscuits in your
pocket and then giving Fido only two of them." - Phil Pastoret

"My goal in life is to be as good of a person my dog already thinks I am." -
Author Unknown

"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

"The pug is living proof that God has a sense of humor." - Margo Kaufman

"Dachshunds are ideal dogs for small children, as they are already stretched
and pulled to such a length that the child cannot do much harm one way or
the other." - Robert Benchley

"I wonder if other dogs think poodles are members of a weird religious
cult." - Rita Rudner

"The most affectionate creature in the world is a wet dog." - Ambrose Bierce

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

"I think we are drawn to dogs because they are the uninhibited creatures we
might be if we weren't certain we knew better. They fight for honor at the
first challenge, make love with no moral restraint, and they do not for all
their marvelous instincts appear to know about death. Being such wonderfully
uncomplicated beings, they need us to do their worrying." - George Bird

"I talk to him when I'm lonesome like; and I'm sure he understands. When he
looks at me so attentively, and gently licks my hands; then he rubs his nose
on my tailored clothes, but I never say naught thereat. For the good Lord
knows I can buy more clothes, but never a friend like that." - W. Dayton

"If you get to thinking you're a person of some influence, try ordering
somebody else's dog around." - Will Rogers

"They never talk about themselves but listen to you while you talk about
yourself, and keep up an appearance of being interested in the
conversation." - Jerome K. Jerome

"Dogs have given us their absolute all. We are the center of their
universe. We are the focus of their love and faith and trust. They serve
us in return for scraps. It is without a doubt the best deal man has ever
made." - Roger Caras

"No one appreciates the very special genius of your conversation as the dog
does." - Christopher Morley

"If you are a dog and your owner suggests that you wear a sweater... suggest
that he wear a tail." - Fran Lebowitz

"Life is like a dog sled team. If you ain't the lead dog, the scenery never
changes." - Lewis Grizzard

"You think dogs will not be in heaven? I tell you, they will be there long
before any of us." - Robert Louis Stevenson

"I named my dog Stay so I can say, "Come here, Stay. Come here, Stay." -
Steven Wright

"Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and
get used to the idea." - Robert A. Heinlein

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