Dog Quotes II


II

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

The dog was created especially for children. He is the god of frolic. – Henry Beecher Ward

A Dog is the only thing on this earth that loves you more than he loves himself. Josh Billings

God sat down for a moment when the dog was finished in order to watch it… and to know it was good, that nothing was lacking that it could not have been made better. – Rainer Marie Rilke

The average dog is a nicer person than the average person. (Andrew A. Rooney)

It’s not the size of the dog in the fight. It’s the size of the fight in the dog.

Near this spot are deposited the remains of one who possessed Beauty without Vanity, Strength without Insolence, Courage without Ferocity, and all the Virtues of Man without his Vices. This praise, which would be unmeaning Flattery, if inscribed over human ashes, is but a Just Tribute to the Memory of BOATSWAIN, a Dog. (Hobhouse – Epitaph, on Lord Byron’s dog, Boatswain, at Newstead Abbey)

So I laugh when I hear them make it plain That dogs and men never meet again. For all their talk who’d listen to them, With the soul in the shining eyes of him? Would God be wasting a dog like Tim? (W M Letts, Songs of Leinster)

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

When a man’s best friend is his dog, the dog has a problem. (Edward Abbey)

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