Quotations About / On: DOG

  • 1.
    Lap-dogs and blood-hounds enjoy the greatest respect at court; house-dogs and no dogs at all are not even considered.
    (Franz Grillparzer (1791-1872), Austrian author. Poems (1846).)
  • 2.
    All dogs are not dog like all men are not human.
    (Noble animals)
  • 3.
    Some people are already to support a dog as far as the dog is barking against President Buhari..
    (Enyinwa Okechukwu Enyinwa)
  • 4.
    A reasonable amount o' fleas is good fer a dog—keeps him from broodin' over bein' a dog, mebbe.
    (Edward Noyes Westcott (1847-1898), U.S. author. David Harum, ch. 32 (1898).)
  • 5.
    I'm not going to call a dog 'Dog.' I suppose if she were a baby you'd call her 'Person.'
    (Warren Beatty (b. 1937), U.S. actor, director, screenwriter, and Trevor Griffiths. Louise Bryant (Diane Keaton), Reds, to John Reed (Warren Beatty) (1981).)
  • 6.
    He reproduced himself with so much humble objectivity, with the unquestioning, matter of fact interest of a dog who sees himself in a mirror and thinks: there's another dog.
    (Rainer Maria Rilke (1875-1926), German poet. Letter, October 23, 1907. Letters on Cézanne (1952, trans. 1985). On Cézanne.)
  • 7.
    You call to a dog and a dog will break its neck to get to you. Dogs just want to please. Call to a cat and its attitude is, "What's in it for me?"
    (Lewis Grizzard (1946-1994), U.S. journalist, humorist. "Pet Peeves," You Can't Put No Boogie Woogie on the King of Rock and Roll, Random House (1991).)
  • 8.
    Cats are the ultimate narcissists. You can tell this because of all the time they spend on personal grooming. Dogs aren't like this. A dog's idea of personal grooming is to roll in a dead fish. Dogs spend their time thinking about doing good deeds for their masters, or sleeping.
    (James Gorman (b. 1949). "The Sociobiology of Humor in Cats and Dogs," The Man With No Endorphins and Other Reflections on Science, Random House (1989).)
  • 9.
    All you've got is the word of a fool dog. It's been my experience that a bloodhound is the foolishest dog that is. I don't remember of anybody ever keeping a bloodhound for a yard dog. They're such dad blasted fools.
    (Laurence Stallings (1894-1968), U.S. screenwriter, and John Ford. Judge William Pitman Priest (Charles Winniger), The Sun Shines Bright, commenting on the stupidity of bloodhounds, after one corners a young black boy, providing the only evidence that links him to the rape of a white girl (1953). Based on stories "The Sun Shines Bright," "The Mob from Massac," "The Lord Provides" by Irwin S. Cobb.)
  • 10.
    Why do dogs bark so loud when they see other dogs?
    Because dogs hate their shadow, dogs are selfish. They fear the unknown, thus they hate other dogs.
    (Normal observation)
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