Quotation Explorer - 'Dog'

In a materialistic society, the dead body of a rich man’s dog is regarded as a corpse; that of a poor man, a carcass. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
I sprayed my dog with off and he still sits in my favorite chair!! - Neil Leckman
When a dog bites a man, that is not news, because it happens so often. But if a man bites a dog, that is news. - John B. Bogart
Being kind to your dog doesn't make you a better artist. - Margaret Atwood
He has every attribute of a dog except loyalty. - Thomas P. Gore
A dog has one aim in life... to bestow his heart. - J.R. Ackerley
Then I made her understand that, where she was concerned, I was only a poor dog, ready to die for her. But that she could marry the young man she pleased because she had cried with me, and mingled her tears with mine. ~ Erik - Gaston Leroux
A patient dog will have no bone to eat because other dogs have eaten - Ojo Michael E.
We are alone, absolutely alone on this chance planet; and amid all the forms of life that surround us, not one, excepting the dog has made an alliance with us. - Max DePree
You just need to be a flea against injustice. Enough committed fleas biting strategically can make even the biggest dog uncomfortable and transform even the biggest nation. - Marian Wright Edelman
To do something for someone or something you loved- England or Shakespeare or a dog or the Hodbins or history- wasn't a sacrifice at all. Even if it cost you your freedom, your life, your youth. - Connie Willis
Heaven goes by favor. If it went by merit, you would stay out and your dog would go in. - Mark Twain
If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and a man. - Mark Twain
My husband and I are either going to buy a dog or have a child. We can't decide whether to ruin our carpet or ruin our lives. - Rita Rudner
Chronocanine Envy:Sadness experienced when one realized that, unlike one's dog, one cannot live only in the present tense. As Kierkegaard said, "Life must be lived forward. - Douglas Coupland
وإذا أنْتَ أثْبَتتَ أنَّ الكَلْبَ أوْفى مِنْكَ، فَأنا ما زِلْتُ إنْسانًاAnd if you have proven that dog is more loyal than you, I am still human - Khaled Ibrahim
When true love broke my heart in half,I took the whiskey from the shelf,And told my neighbors when to laugh.I keep a dog, and bark myself. - Theodore Roethke
He seems to be attracting religions the way a dog attracts fleas. - Yann Martel
I spilled spot remover on my dog; now he's gone. - Steven Wright
GOD is super intelligent - says GO & DO GOOD things, if not I may pick you as an ODD human & like a honest DOG knows what to do next! - Ningraj
If we value the pursuit of knowledge, we must be free to follow wherever that search may lead us. The free mind is not a barking dog, to be tethered on a ten-foot chain. - Adlai E. Stevenson Jr.
When a dog acts viciously we assume the reason is poor treatment and training by its owner. When a person acts criminally we look for the explanation in his brain, blood, and urine. When will psychiatrists begin testifying to the incompetence of schizophrenic pit bulls?
A door is what a dog is perpetually on the wrong side of. - Ogden Nash
On the Internet, nobody knows you're a dog. - Peter Steiner
A really companionable and indispensable dog is an accident of nature. You can't get it by breeding and you can't buy it with money. It just happens along.
You can't surprise a man with a dog. - Cindy Chupack
Love is the emotion that a woman feels always for a poodle dog and sometimes for a man. - George Jean Nathan
Muzzle the owner if the dog barks all night. - Marty Rubin
If a dog will not come to you after he has looked you in face, you should go home and examine your consicence. - Woodrow Wilson
The dog was created especially for children. He is the god of frolic. - Henry Ward Beecher
All his life he tried to be a good person. Many times, however, he failed.For after all, he was only human. He wasn't a dog. - Charles M. Schulz
Catch the life with the agility of a dog trying to get a hold of the flying Frisbee! - Mehmet Murat ildan
I am always doing what I thought I couldn't do, because I might learn something. Henri Marcel - Marriage a Journey and A Dog - Brenda H Sedgwick
The more I learn about people, the more I like my dog. - Mark Twain
If I stop to kick every barking dog, I am not going to get where I’m going. - Jackie Joyner-Kersee
Every dog has its day. Some even bite. - Jordan Phillips
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
Life is like a dogsled team. If you ain't the lead dog, the scenery never changes.
Well, Woody, It's a dog eat dog world and I'm wearing Milk Bone underwear.
America is a large friendly dog in a small room. Every time it wags its tail it knocks over a chair. - Arnold Toynbee
The saying goes that for a wound caused by dog bite to heal you have to eat that same dog, and I did scoop up a mouthful for myself - Han Kang, The Vegetarian
Yesterday I was a dog. Today I'm a dog. Tomorrow I'll probably still be a dog. Sigh! There's so little hope for advancement. - Charles M. Schulz
In Washington, it's dog eat dog. In academia, it's exactly the opposite.
You can buy a pretty good dog with a lot of money, but you can't buy the wag of its tail. - Josh Billings
No one appreciates the very special genius of your conversations as a dog does. - Christopher Morley
We could have bought a small yacht with what we spent on our dog an dall the things he destroyed. Then again, how many yachts wait by the door all day for your return? - John Grogan
A lot of people come up here and they thank Jesus for this award. I want you to know that no one had less to do with this award than Jesus. He didn't help me a bit. If it was up to him, Cesar Millan would be up here with that damn dog. So all I can say is, 'suck it, Jesus! This award is my God now'! - Kathy Griffin
Sometimes a girl's gotta be bad to be good.Murder in the Dog Park - Jill Yesko
I say every dog looks like no otherbut that isn't true. Not entirely.Difference is slippery. - Mary Jo Bang
At 20 a man is a peacock, at 30 a lion, at 40 a camel, at 50 a serpent, at 60 a dog, at 70 an ape, and at 80 nothing - Baltasar Gracián
How many legs does a dog have if you count his tail as a leg? Four. You can call a tail a leg if you want to, but that doesn't make it a leg. - Abraham Lincoln
For a living dog is better than a dead lion, - Bible
Gregory: "Is there any other point to which you would wish to draw my attention?" Holmes: "To the curious incident of the dog in the night-time." Gregory: "The dog did nothing in the night-time." Holmes: "That was the curious incident." - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Who knew that dog saliva can mend a broken heart? - Jennifer Neal
Ingratitude makes man an animal, even worse, for some animals do have a way of saying thank you when you do them a favor; take a dog for instance. - Paul Bamikole
Every dog must have his day. - Jonathan Swift
Why do more than 40 percent of Americans think that the Universe began after the domestication of the dog? - Lalla Ward
A dog is a dog, a bird is a bird, and a cat is a person. - Mugsy Peabody
You'll never reach your destination if you stop to throw stones at every dog that barks. - Windston Churchill
Some days you're the dog, some days you're the hydrant. - Anonymous
Heaven goes by favour. If it went by merit, you would stay out and your dog would go in. - Mark Twain
When a dog runs at you, whistle for him. - Henry David Thoreau
In his grief over the loss of a dog, a little boy stands for the first time on tiptoe, peering into the rueful morrow of manhood. After this most inconsolable of sorrows there is nothing life can do to him that he will not be able somehow to bear. - James Thurber
Heaven is by favor; if it were by merit your dog would go in and you would stay out. Of all the creatures ever made (man) is the most detestable. Of the entire brood, he is the only one... that possesses malice. He is the only creature that inflicts pain for sport, knowing it to be pain. - Mark Twain
I have sometimes thought of the final cause of dogs having such short lives and I am quite satisfied it is in compassion to the human race; for if we suffer so much in losing a dog after an acquaintance of ten or twelve years, what would it be if they were to live double that time? - Walter Scott
One trained dog equals 60 search-and-rescue workers. - Charles Stoehr
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
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
A dog is the greatest gift a parent can give a child. OK, a good education, then a dog. - John Grogan
How strange! A dog is more humane than a human is. - Debasish Mridha
The dog has seldom been successful in pulling man up to its level of sagacity, but man has frequently dragged the dog down to his. - James Thurber
Stop saying that you have done it for someone, Because never in your life you do things for other's, which means every single thing you do in your life, you do it only and only for yourself, even loving your child, even feeding you dog, you do it because you get something out of it. - Manish Kejriwal
You can take a dog outside, but you can't make it pee - Micah Amyx
MEDICINE, n. A stone flung down the Bowery to kill a dog in Broadway. - Ambrose Bierce
Reverence: the spiritual attitude of a man to a god and a dog to a man. - Ambrose Bierce
I would rather see the portrait of a dog that I know, than all the allegorical paintings they can show me in the world. - Samuel Johnson
Lots of people lose themselves in love, it's no shame, they write songs about it. The hitch is you can't stay lost, sooner or later you have to get back to yourself. If you can't then love becomes your master and you're just it's dog.
Patience is sottish, and impatience does become a dog that's mad. - William Shakespeare
Incidentally, although the Cistercians did much to improve the quality of sheep, the animal remained much smaller than its modern descendants; as late as the early eighteenth century a sheep wasn't much bulkier than a Labrador Dog. - Clarissa Dickson Wright
If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you; that is the principal difference between a dog and a man. - Mark Twain
a dog is not considered a good dog because he is a good barker. a man is not considered a good man because he is a good talker. - Gautama Buddha
If a man whistles at you, don't turn around. You are a lady not a dog. - Niall Horan
He’s weak, afraid and dumber than your dog. Besides, you gonna bet the farm on a pig?The Alien Club - trel sidoruk
Don’t make a feller wait too long. A feller waiting on a gal can get ornery’er than a huntin’ dog that’s tree’d it’s squirrel. - Colleen Houck
The fear of loving a dog, is knowing one day they’ll be gone and you could never find eyes that express all that you feel. - Robert M. Drake
The more boys I meet the more I love my dog. - Carrie Underwood
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 owns nothing, yet is seldom dissatisfied. - Irish Proverb
Look like a girl, act like a lady, think like a man and work like a dog. - Caroline K. Simon
To be sure, the dog is loyal. But why, on that account, should we take him as an example? He is loyal to men, not to other dogs. - Karl Kraus
Don't show a friend your gift, or your bag of money if you still want to maintain your relationship, but if nay, go on, and all you'll see is hate and jealousy, and you'll fight with him in the street like a dog and all you'll feel is regret. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Why, that dog is practically a Phi Beta Kappa. She can sit up and beg, and she can give her paw -- I don't say she will but she can. - Dorothy Parker
There is only one person in the world, aside from your dog, who has any hope of liking you regardless of your success or failure. That's you. I think it's worth a little of your time to get to know that person better. - H.L. Stephens
be a dog, be a jerk, be a devil, be a worst imaginable creature, but never be a good man, for being civilized in chaos is itself a chaos. - Abdul Mueed
Giving a man space is like giving a dog a computer: the chances are he will not use it wisely.
When a child is locked in the bathroom with water running and he says he's doing nothing but the dog is barking, call 911. - Erma Bombeck
The best cure for a stick up your butt is a dog to play fetch with. - Ryan Lilly
A dog has the soul of a philosopher. - Plato
You mean less to me than the dog s__t I scraped off the bottom of my shoe! - Emma Paul
Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read. - Groucho Marx
REVERENCE, n. The spiritual attitude of a man to a god and a dog to a man. - Ambrose Bierce
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.
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.
A good friend is someone who can love you like a dog and talk to you like a human. - Debasish Mridha M.D.
I say, "You a kind girl," and she nod, repeat it back to me. But before I can do another one, she get up and chase that poor dog around the yard and laugh and that's when I get to wondering, what would happen if I told her she something good, ever day? - Kathyrn Stockett
A bone to the dog is not charity. Charity is the bone shared with the dog, when you are just as hungry as the dog. - Jack London
When a dog bites a man that is not news, but when a man bites a dog that is news.
It is better to give your path to a dog than to be bitten by him, contesting for the right. - C.W. Abe Lincoln
A mathematician is an individual who believes that prophesying that his dog will die if he deprives it of food constitutes a prediction. - Bill Gaede
I appreciate my my sleep In sleep my conversation is witty My home is dusted My office work is up to date The dog is even well behaved And food is on the table on timeBut then when I'm asleep I don't have you to clutter and confuseMy hungry heart - Nikki Giovanni
EFFECT, n. The second of two phenomena which always occur together in the same order. The first, called a Cause, is said to generate the other -- which is no more sensible than it would be for one who has never seen a dog except in the pursuit of a rabbit to declare the rabbit the cause of a dog. - Ambrose Bierce
Every man is wise when attacked by a mad dog; fewer when pursued by a mad woman; only the wisest survive when attacked by a mad notion. - Robertson Davies
Chewing and barking do not make you a dog, you need the patience. - M.F. Moonzajer
Qui me amat, amet et canem meum. (Who loves me will love my dog also.) - Bernard of Clairvaux
If you have a dog, you will most likely outlive it; to get a dog is to open yourself to profound joy and, prospectively, to equally profound sadness. - Marjorie Garber
A dog is the most joyful friend that you can have. - Debasish Mridha
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
You will die like a dog for no good reason. - Ernest Hemingway
You are going to die like a dog for no good reason - Ernest Hemingway
To his dog, every man is Napoleon; hence the constant popularity of dogs. - Aldous Huxley
Home computers are being called upon to perform many new functions, including the consumption of homework formerly eaten by the dog. - Doug Larson
Family is something I've always wanted, the one and a half kids and a dog.
I thought about the dog and was suddenly very sad; sad about her death, for my death, for all the inevitable dying that comes with change. There's no choice that doesn't mean a loss. - Jeanette Winterson
They wrote in the old days that it is sweet and fitting to die for one's country. But in modern war, there is nothing sweet nor fitting in your dying. You will die like a dog for no good reason. - Ernest Hemingway
If you train a dog it will follow you but if you train yourself you will be Great. - Mike Desert
Always listen to your dog. - Margaret Mizushima
Y'know when your dog drags its butt across the carpet leaving a stain- It's not as easy as it looks..." - Josh Stern
A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself. - Josh Billings
My dog is worried about the economy because Alpo is up to 99 cents a can. That's almost $7.00 in dog money. - Joe Weinstein
America is a large, friendly dog in a very small room. Every time it wags its tail, it knocks over a chair. - Arnold Toynbee
Sometimes I think, What a man gonna do with all this media publicity, Photos in newspapers, photography in and among the industry, references and contacts when he cannot help a friend, when he has no family life, and not Even a dog to welcome him after work hours! - Himmilicious
the poor dog, in life the firmest friend, the first to welcome, the foremost to defend. - George Gordon Byron
Be wonderful! Like a dog, love with all of your heart. - Debasish Mridha
man and dog in rainThis too will pass,and I shall be a better man,said Adam, whenever a storm began. - Preeti Bhonsle
A dog teaches a boy fidelity, perseverance, and to turn around three times before lying down. - Robert Benchley
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
Let Hercules himself do what he may, the cat will mew, and dog will have his day. - William Shakespeare
A dog has got human eyes. - Karl Pilkington
Life is like a dogsled race--if you ain't the lead dog, the scenery never changes.
the man's best friend is his friend's dog. - Jaime Tenorio Valenzuela
Do you know what happens when you play a country song backwards? You get your wife back, your dog back and your job back. - Richard Belzer
I named my dog Stay, so I can say, 'Come here, Stay! Come here, Stay! - Steven Wright
Despots prefer the friendship of the dog, who, unjustly mistreated and debased, still loves and serves the man who wronged him. - Charles Fourier
If you let loose a law, it willdo as a dog does. It will obey its own nature, not yours. Suchsense as you have put into the law (or the dog) will be fulfilled.But you will not be able to fulfil a fragment of anything you haveforgotten to put into it. - G.K. Chesterton
I'm suspicious of people who don't like dogs, but I trust a dog when it doesn't like a person. - Bill Murray
My person says I don’t understand cause and effect. That’s not true, I get it: roll in the mud, you get the bath. But what shedoesn’t understand is, sometimes it’s just plain worth it. - Belle, Dog Only Knows - Terry Kaye
a barking Dog will never hurt, unless you pay attention - AX
I always like a dog so long as he isn't spelled backward. - G.K. Chesterton
If you take a dog which is starving and feed him and make him prosperous, that dog will not bite you. This is the primary difference between a dog and a man. - Mark Twain
[Addiction's] not about placating the bad dog - it's about feeding the good dog. You still have to feed the bad dog, but only enough so that the ASPCA doesn't bring you up on charges. - Robert Downey Jr.
I am not a dog who needs a bitch to satisfy the life , i m here to build an empire and for that i will wait for my queen - surya pratap
Buy a gift for a dog, and you'll be amazed at the way it will dance and swerve its tail, but if don't have anything to offer to it, it won't even recognize your arrival; such are the attributes of fake friends. - Michael Bassey Johnson
There is always hope for man or dog in life if only they be cute - Chris Pariseau
What difference does it make if you live in a picturesque little outhouse surrounded by 300 feeble minded goats and your faithful dog? The question is: Can you write? - Ernest Hemingway
No one here likes a wet dog. - Billy Collins
My cats inspire me daily. They inspire me to get a dog! - Greg Curtis
Why does watching a dog be a dog fill one with happiness? - Jonathan Safran Foer
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
The dog leash was still tied tight around the oak tree in the back, stretched worn and limp across the green grass as if trying to escape to freedom; and he buried his wife without a tombstone. Where before, she sat most times in his home, licking her wounds. - Anthony Liccione
Be kind. Be kind to others, be kind to animals, be kind to yourself. Smile at the mailman, pet your dog, buy yourself an ice cream cone. Spreading kindness in this world is the noblest thing a person can do. - Shenita Etwaroo
I will keep no further journal of that same hesternal torch‐light ; and, to prevent me from returning, like a dog, to the vomit of memory, I tear out the remaining leaves of this volume... - George Gordon Byron
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
A blind man knows he cannot see, and is glad to be led, though it be by a dog; but he that is blind in his understanding, which is the worst blindness of all, believes he sees as the best, and scorns a guide. - Samuel Butler
When I forget how to love I look at my dog. - Debasish Mridha
Flattery looks like friendship, just like a wolf looks like a dog.
When a rich man's dog died, everyone commiserated. When a poor man lost his mother, no one noticed.
A dog is grateful for what is, which I am finding to be the soundest kind of wisdom and very good theology. - Carrie Newcomer
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
(On being in a position of leadership) Even if it's your dog, you've got authority over somebody. Start treating him better. - Joyce Meyer
Is it better to be the lover or the loved one? Neither, if your cholesterol is over six hundred. By love, of course, I refer to romantic love -- the love between man and woman, rather than between mother and child, or a boy and his dog, or two headwaiters. - Woody Allen
Even a dog knows the difference between being kicked and being stumbled over. - Oliver Wendell Holmes
If we value the pursuit of knowledge, we must be free to follow wherever that search may lead us. The free mind is no barking dog to be tethered on a ten-foot chain. - Adlai E. Stevenson Jr.
Loving you is loosing my soul,I was in a lost battle, Death at my door,A dog in a backyard feels for my pain,Beer in a broken bottle wet paint and rain. - Table No. 21
For me a house or an apartment becomes a home when you add one set of four legs, a happy tail, and that indescribable measure of love that we call a dog. - Roger A. Caras
If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and man. - Mark Twain
The dog is a gentleman; I hope to go to his heaven not man's. - Mark Twain
Some politicians are much noisier than the dogs! Just like teaching a dog how to hush, public must likewise teach those politicians to shush! - Mehmet Murat ildan
There is sorrow enough in the natural wayFrom men and woman to fill our day;But when we are certain of sorrow in store,Why do we always arrange for more?Brothers & Sisters, I bid you bewareOf giving your heart to a dog to tear. - Rudyard Kipling
The wolf turned to Rachel. She was afraid to run, afraid fleeing would make it chase her. Somewhere in the stored files of her mind, she remembered one should not look directly at a menacing dog, but she couldn’t take her eyes from it. - G.G. Collins
I love money. I love everything about it. I bought some pretty good stuff. Got me a $300 pair of socks. Got a fur sink. An electric dog polisher. A gasoline powered turtleneck sweater. And, of course, I bought some dumb stuff, too. - Steve Martin
They say as brave as lion, they say as clever as fox, they say as friendly as dog but nobody says as something good as man. - Amit Kalantri
Truth, like a little dog, will always find its way out into the street. - Michael Mejia
If you don't own a dog, at least one, there is not necessarily anything wrong with you, but there may be something wrong with your life. - Roger A. Caras
I am always doing what I thought I couldn't do, because I might learn something. Henri Marcel - French Artist in Marriage, A Journey and A Dog. - Brenda H Sedgwick
As an author I'm in my head all day and I worry that I lose touch with reality. But then my dog pees on my shoe and I know I've found it again. - Michelle M. Pillow
The average dog is a nicer person than the average person. - Andy Rooney
The death of a dog may not by some be regarded as a tragedy, but some dogs are more worthy than some men, and can be more justly mourned. - J. Jefferson Farson
Thorns may hurt you, men desert you, sunlight turn to fog;but you're never friendless ever, if you have a dog. - Douglas Malloch
I feel about my dogs now, and all the dogs I had prior to this, the way I feel about children—they are that important to me. When I have lost a dog I have gone into a mourning period that lasted for months. - Mary Tyler Moore
Oh, is that my report, father?' said Mike, with a sort of sickly interest, much as a dog about to be washed might evince in his tub.' - Mike and Psmith - P.G. Wodehouse
We are alone, absolutely alone on this chance planet: and, amid all the forms of life that surround us, not one, excepting the dog, has made an alliance with us. - Maurice Maeterlinck
You will never know loneliness when you have a dog, when you lose that dog it will be loneliness like you've never known. - Michael P. Naughton
The dog is the most faithful of animals and would be much esteemed were it not so common. Our Lord God has made His greatest gifts the commonest. - Martin Luther
Just give me a comfortable couch, a dog, a good book, and a woman. Then if you can get the dog to go somewhere and read the book, I might have a little fun. - Groucho Marx
Nothing is so lovely as a quietly snoring dog and some evening Brahms, as you sit in a comfortably overstuffed chair with your feet on the footstool. - Ann Beattie
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A traveler must have the back of an ass to bear all, a tongue like the tail of a dog to flatter all, the mouth of a hog to eat what is set before him, the ear of a merchant to hear all and say nothing.
If you are a dog and your owner suggests that you wear a sweater, suggest that he wear a tail. - Fran Lebowitz
People often write me and ask how I keep my wood floors so clean when I live with a child and a dog, and my answer is that I use a technique called Suffering From a Mental Illness. - Heather Armstrong
You want a friend in this city? [Washington, DC.] Get a dog! - Harry Truman
It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog. - Mark Twain
Understanding your dog and knowing how to control him, develop his potentials, and resolve behavior problems, emotional conflicts and frustrations are no less essential than love and respect. - Michael W. Fox
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