Dog Quotes I


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There is no faith which has never yet been broken, except that of a truly faithful dog. (Konrad Z. Lorenz)

 

 

Heaven goes by favor. If it went by merit, you would stay out and your dog would go in. (Mark Twain)

 

 

Dogs are better for human beings than human beings are for dogs. (Notsuredomus)

 

 

If there are no dogs in heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went.

 

 

I always like a dog so long as he isn’t spelled backward. (G.K. Chesterton)

 

 

Many years ago when an adored dog died, a great friend, a bishop, said to me, “You must always remember that, as far as the Bible is concerned, God only threw the humans out of Paradise.” Anonymous

 

 

There is an Indian legend which says when a human dies there is a bridge they must cross to enter into heaven. At the head of that bridge waits every animal that human encountered during their lifetime. The animals, based upon what they know of this person, decide which humans may cross the bridge…. and which are turned away…”

 

 

At the dog-show held at our local hospital fete, there were many handsome dogs with equally handsome owners. But my attention was drawn to a small mongrel and his owner, a boy of about eleven. For nearly an hour, the boy had been gently grooming and hugging his pet in turn. When his name was called the boy tenderly took the dog’s head into his cupped hands and looked at him with all the love a small boy could show. “Now you mustn’t be upset if you don’t win a prize,” he said, “you see, they don’t know you as well as I do.” (source unknown)

 

 

Dogs are our link to paradise. They don’t know evil or jealousy or discontent. To sit with a dog on a hillside on a glorious afternoon is to be back in Eden, where doing nothing was not boring–it was peace. (Milan Kundera)

 

 

When the Man waked up he said, ‘What is Wild Dog doing here?’ And the Woman said, ‘His name is not Wild Dog any more, but the First Friend, because he will be our friend for always and always and always.’ (Rudyard Kipling)

 

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