Quotes about dogs



“I’ve seen a look in a dogs’ eyes, a quickly vanishing look of amazed contempt,and I am convinced that basically dogs think human are nuts.”

John Steinbeck

“The more I learn about people, the more I like my dog.”

Mark Twain

“You can say any foolish thing to a dog, and the dog will give you a look that says, ‘Wow, you’re right! I never would’ve thought of that!” – Dave Barry

“Science has so far been unable to tell us how self-aware dogs are, much less whether they have anything like our conscious thoughts. This is not surprising, since neither scientists nor philosophers can agree about what the consciousness of humans consists of, let alone that of animals.”

John Bradshaw

“You can usually tell that a man is good if he has a dog who loves him.”

W. Bruce Cameron

“A dog teaches a boy fidelity, perseverance, and to turn around three times before lying down.”

Robert Benchley

“I don’t understand people who don’t touch their pets. Their cat or dog is called a pet for a reason.” –

Jarod Kintz

“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

“Dogs are better than human beings because they know but do not tell.”

Emily Dickinson

“There are three faithful friends: an old wife, an old dog, and ready money.”

Benjamin Franklin

“Every dog must have his day.” – Jonathan Swift

“A dog will teach you unconditional love. If you can have that in your life, things won’t be too bad.”

Robert Wagner

“Only my dogs will not betray me.” – Maria Callas

“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

“The dog is a gentleman; I hope to go to his heaven not man’s.”

Mark Twain

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

Alexander Pope

“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

“How many legs does a dog have if you call his tail a leg? Four. Saying that a tail is a leg doesn’t make it a leg.”

Abraham Lincoln