Quotation Explorer - 'Cat'

I'm more curious to know what a cat think than what a philosopher thinks. - Marty Rubin
If you try and take a cat apart to see how it works, the first thing you have on your hands is a non-working cat. - Douglas Adams
Curiosity killed the cat, but for a while I was a suspect. - Steven Wright
The way to get on with a cat is to treat it as an equal--or even better, as the superior it knows itself to be.
If toast always lands butter-side down, and cats always land on their feet, what happens if you strap toast on the back of a cat and drop it? - Steven Wright
You know, people ask me. They say 'Dan, three years later do you really want to be drawing cat whiskers on your face?' but they don't understand. The cat whiskers, they come from within. - Dan Howell
She's dead, you stupid cat. She's dead. - Suzanne Collins
When writing a novel that's pretty much entirely what life turns into: "House burned down. Car stolen. Cat exploded. Did 1500 easy words, so all in all it was a pretty good day." - Neil Gaiman
When writing a novel that's pretty much entirely what life turns into: 'House burned down. Car stolen. Cat exploded. Did 1500 easy words, so all in all it was a pretty good day.' - Neil Gaiman
The stones were sharp,The wind came at my back;Walking along the highway, Mincing like a cat. - Theodore Roethke
Out of the new arrivals in our lives--the odd word stumbled upon in a difficult text, the handsome black stranger who bursts in one night through the cat door, the telephone call out of a friend's silence of years, the sudden greeting from the girl-child---we constantly make of ourselves our selves. - Nancy Mairs
Happier than a cat in a Peruvian fish market. - Coriander Woodruff
Don't judge a cat by its coat. - Magdalena VandenBerg
For all the accomplishments of molecular biology, we still can't tell a live cat from a dead cat. - Lynn Margulis
The cat could very well be man's best friend but would never stoop to admitting it. - Doug Larson
She knew herself, how she had slowly, over years, become a cat, a wolf, a snake, anything but a girl. How she had wrung out her girlhood like death. - Catherynne M. Valente
"One of the most striking differences between a cat and a lie is that a cat has only nine lives. - Mark Twain
When sex was something godlike, Lust was the profane curiosity that killed many a straying cat. Now, having removed mystery, Lust is less a long-standing, overpowering yearning, more a sudden craving of the appetite. Less quest, more impulse buy. - Geoffrey Wood
Any great truth can -- and eventually will -- be expressed as a cliche -- a cliche is a sure and certain way to dilute an idea. For instance, my grandmother used to say, 'The black cat is always the last one off the fence.' I have no idea what she meant, but at one time, it was undoubtedly true. - Solomon Short
It's no use organizing the mice if the cat doesn't agree. - Marty Rubin
I didn’t know what to spend it on, ’cause my mum said she didn’t want me to buy her nothing. So I was going to buy Larry something, but he said I should spend it on something I always wanted. So I bought a cat. - J.L. Merrow
Sexually,we are all competing for the same seat on the bus and the thing that holds it together is the tightly held conceit that we are all sexual gods. How can I believe in my own uniqueness when there's a cat out there exactly the same as me? - Jeff Melvoin
The fog comes on little cat feet. It sits looking over harbor and city on silent haunches and then moves on. - Carl Sandburg
The best holistic remedy for high blood pressure is a purring cat on your lap.
A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way. - Mark Twain
I'm a sucker for curiosity's whims.Does that make me a cat person? - Richelle E. Goodrich
The cat that laughs is crazy. Man who does not laugh is below... (Le chat qui rit est un fou. - Homme qui ne rit est dessous...) - Charles de Leusse
CAT, n. A soft, indestructible automaton provided by nature to be kicked when things go wrong in the domestic circle. This is a dog, This is a cat. This is a frog, This is a rat. Run, dog, mew, cat. Jump, frog, gnaw, rat. Elevenson - Ambrose Bierce
A dog is a dog, a bird is a bird, and a cat is a person. - Mugsy Peabody
Perhaps the god who had made the Cat People intended them as a joke. They had schools, but no education; politicians but no government; people, but no personal integrity; faces, but no concept of face. One had to admit that their god had gone a little too far with his little joke. - Lao She
If a cat sits on a hot stove, that cat won't sit on a hot stove again. That cat won't sit on a cold stove either. That cat just don't like stoves. - Mark Twain
They have no discipline. They’ll still need us. Ha! said Postel. No discipline? Behold!!!! My cat has written a book! ...And she's published!" Amok 2015 - Fred Barnett
The more you run over a dead cat, the flatter it gets. - Unknown
The only mystery about the cat is why it ever decided to become a domesticated animal
If a dog jumps in your lap, it is because he is fond of you; but if a cat does the same thing, it is because your lap is warmer. - Alfred North Whitehead
When I took office, only high energy physicists had ever heard of what is called the Worldwide Web.... Now even my cat has its own page. - Bill Clinton
Hmm…now that I think about it, housecats are often coddled and petted. You don’t pet me nearly enough. You must be a lax owner. How selfish of you to deprive your cat of attention. - Colleen Houck
My ears are too beeg for my head. My head ees too beeg for my body. I am not a Siamese cat ... I AM A CHIHUAHUA!" -- Skippyjon Jones (In his very best Spanish accent) - Judy Schachner
If a black cat crosses your path, it signifies that the animal is going somewhere. - Groucho Marx
I don't want Church to be like all those dead pets! she burst out, suddenly tearful and furious. I don't want Church to ever be dead! He's my cat! He's not God's cat! Let God have all the damn old cats He wants, and kill them all! Church is mine! - Stephen King
You can flip a coin but Schrodinger's pet cat will still be in that box. - Scott Edward Shjefte
You see, wire telegraph is a kind of a very, very long cat. You pull his tail in New York and his head is meowing in Los Angeles. Do you understand this? And radio operates exactly the same way: you send signals here, they receive them there. The only difference is that there is no cat. - Albert Einstein
One of the most striking differences between a cat and a lie is that the cat has only nine lives. - Mark Twain
Always remember, a cat looks down on man, a dog looks up to man, but a pig will look man right in the eye and see his equal. - Winston S. Churchill
Being a cat means beautiful, agile, innocent, brave, curious and trust also honorable respect for as much as not so doing bribery. - Sekar Arum
Religion is like a blind man looking in a black room for a black cat that isn't there, and finding it. - Anonymous
When mom found my diaphram, I told her it was a bathing cap for my cat.
Let Hercules himself do what he may, the cat will mew, and dog will have his day. - William Shakespeare
God is really only another artist. He invented the giraffe, the elephant and the cat. He has no real style, He just goes on trying other things. - Pablo Picasso
Results for "A man is like a cat; chase him and he'll run; sit still and ignore him and he'll come purring at your feet - Helen Rowland
To win the rat race, you have to think and behave like a cat. - Manoj Vaz
Curiosity is the very basis of education and if you tell me that curiosity killed the cat, I say only the cat died nobly.
I honestly don't know how you live without having a cat inside your house. It's like having a little living piece of art that is also very warm and soft. - Hank Green
My cat mocks me frequently. It's the universe's way of keeping me from getting too big of an ego. - Michelle M. Pillow
You know I’m the first rapper to adopt a tabby cat. You know I adopted straight from the ASPCA, you feel me? Just breaking the boundaries, man, showing everybody it’s okay to be yourself. Embrace yourself. Embrace your health. Ayyy! Just continue to love yourself and accept. - Brandon McCartney
A philosopher is a blind man in a dark room looking for a black cat that isn't there. A theologian is the man who finds it. - H.L. Mencken
They say curiosity killed the cat but I am unconcerned. I am smarter, though slightly less evil, than any cat. - Eliza Crewe
Heaven is a warm cat and a good book. - Christina Morris
If Pavlov tested his cat he would have failed. - Patrick H.T. Doyle
And to think I could be at home cleaning the cat box," Esther Charlemagne said. "Watching for a Peeping Tom is so much better."~ Chapter 2 The Night Shadow by - Cheri Vause
We should be careful to get out of an experience only the wisdom that is in it and stop there lest we be like the cat that sits down on a hot stove lid. She will never sit down on a hot stove lid again and that is well but also she will never sit down on a cold one anymore. - Mark Twain
Theology is never any help; it is searching in a dark cellar at midnight for a black cat that isn't there. Theologians can persuade themselves of anything. - Robert A. Heinlein
Meow means woof in cat. - George Carlin
Of all God's creatures there is only one that cannot be made the slave of the lash. That one is the cat. If man could be crossed with cat it would improve man, but it would deteriorate the cat. - Mark Twain
Curiosity improved the cat - Brandon Nankivell
Yuki: "What can I learn from a stupid cat like you? You didn’t even know that Jason isn’t really a bear. He’s a character in a horror film."Kyo: "Yeah? So what if I didn’t? Like I’d waste my time watching some movie about a bear!"Yuki: You truly are an idiot. - Natsuki Takaya
If animals could speak, the dog would be a blundering outspoken fellow; but the cat would have the rare grace of never saying a word too much. - Mark Twain
A dog will look up on you; a cat will look down on you; however, a pig will see you eye to eye and know it has found an equal.
No amount of time can erase the memory of a good cat and no amount of masking tape can ever totally remove his fur from your couch. - Leo Buscaglia
He wasn't that good looking, he had the social skills of a wet cat and the patience of a caffeinated hummingbird - Karen Chance
Boys annoyed her. Girls annoyed her. She should have been a cat. - Katie Neipris
If toast always lands butter-side down, and cats always land on their feet, what happen if you strap toast on the back of a cat and drop it? - Steven Wright
curiosity did not kill the cat - Sam Pottorff
Time spent with a cat is never wasted. - Colette
It doesn't matter if a cat is black or white as long as it catches mice. - Deng Xiaoping
Young cat, if you keep your eyes open enough, oh, the stuff you would learn! The most wonderful stuff! - Dr. Seuss
If you were in a burning house and there was a cat and a Rembrandt, what would you save? The cat...you would save the cat, because the cat is alive. The art is dead. It's just paint on a canvas, ink on a page. To live for art is to deny life. It's just to destroy life. - Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider
Who will bell the cat? - William Langland
I'm like a stray cat. If you feed me, I don't leave. - Michelle M. Pillow
Anyone who thinks money can't buy happiness has never owned a cat [or any pet]. - Arya Riverdale
Curiosity killed the cat, but for awhile I was a suspect. - Steven Wright
A few said they'd be horses. Most said they'd be some sort of cat. My friend said she'd like to come back as a porcupine. I don't like crowds, she said. - Brian Andreas
The hardest thing of all is to find a black cat in a dark room, especially if there is no cat. - Confucius
Pets reflect you like mirrors. When you are happy, you can see your dog smiling and when you are sad, your cat cries. - Munia Khan
A big lemoncolored cat watched him from the top of a woodstove. He turned his head to see it better and it elongated itself like hot taffy down the side of the stove and vanished headfirst in the earth without a sound. - Cormac McCarthy
Looking back, retrospectively on the events of that evening, I can see the irony the shrink whose cat ate his own tail. At the time of the incident, however, humor was not in my emotional repertoire; it was the furthest thing from my mind. - Jacqueline Simon Gunn
Any member introducing a dog into the Society's premises shall be liable to a fine of one pound. Any animal leading a blind person shall be deemed to be a cat.
Is that vodka?' Margarita asked weakly. The cat jumped up from its chair in indignation. 'Excuse me, your majesty,' he squeaked, 'do you think I would give vodka to a lady? That is pure spirit! - Mihail Bulhakov
All those windows, and not a cat in them. All that light to bask in, wasted. - Lissa Warren The Good Luck Cat
If you hold a cat by the tail, you learn things you can't learn any other way.--Mark Twain - Tony-Paul de Vissage
This twisted cat and mouse game always starts the sameFirst we're both down to play and somehow you go astray - Iggy Azalea
Operationally, God is beginning to resemble not a ruler but the last fading smile of a cosmic Cheshire cat. - Sir Julian Huxley
What greater gift than the love of a cat. - Charles Dickens
My cat has been Petrified.I want to see some punishment! - Argus Flich, J.K.Rowling
Baby human died, baby cat died yesterday... dead is part of our life beyond and above us! - Deyth Banger
Happiness is like a cat. If you try to coax it or call it, it will avoid you. It will never come. But if you pay no attention to it and go about your business, you'll find it rubbing up against your legs and jumping into your lap. - William J. Bennett
We should be careful to get out of an experience only the wisdom that is in it--and stop there; lest we be like the cat that sits down on a hot stove lid. She will never sit on a hot stove lid again--and that is well; but also she will never sit down on a cold one anymore. - Mark Twain
The world of a cat is unlike any other. What is seen through their eyes cannot be understood by anyone besides another cat. Their world is filled with secrets and adventures that are always present and forever changing. To look at the world as a cat is to look through the veil of reality. - Alex G. Zarate
When writing a novel, that's pretty much entirely what life turns into: 'House burned down. Car stolen. Cat exploded. Did 1500 easy words, so all in all it was a pretty good day. - Neil Gaiman
A cat may have nine lives, but a wise person has a hundred. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Life is life - whether in a cat, or dog or man. There is no difference there between a cat or a man. The idea of difference is a human conception for man's own advantage. - Aurobindo Sri
I have a cat named Trash. In the current political climate it would seem that if I were trying to sell him (at least to a Computer Scientist), I would not stress that he is gentle to humans and is self-sufficient, living mostly on field mice. Rather, I would argue that he is object-oriented.
A black cat among roses,phlox, lilac-misted under a quarter moon,the sweet smells of heliotrope and night-scented stock. The garden is very still.It is dazed with moonlight,contented with perfume... - Amy Lowell
A poem is about something the way a cat is about the house. - Allen Grossman
God is really only another artist, he made the elephant, giraffe and cat. He has no real style but keeps trying new ideas. - Pablo Picasso
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