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Good Quotes

 "A righteous man has regard for the life of his beast."
 Proverbs 12:10

 “You can say any fool thing to a dog, and the dog will give you this look that says, `My God, you're RIGHT! I NEVER would've thought of that!'" Dave Barry

 "If your dog doesn't like someone, you probably shouldn't either."  Unknown

 "He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals."  Immanuel Kant

 "A dog teaches a boy fidelity, perseverance, and to turn around three times before lying down."  Robert Benchley

 "He is your friend, your partner, your defender, your dog. You are his life, his love, his leader. He will be yours, faithful and true, to the last beat of his heart. You owe it to him to be worthy of such devotion."  Unknown

  "Whoever said you can't buy happiness forgot little puppies."  -- Gene Hill 

"The more people I meet the more I like my dog."  Unknown

 "In order to really enjoy a dog, one doesn't merely try to train him to be semi human. The point of it is to open oneself to the possibility of becoming partly a dog."  Edward Hoagland

 "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

 "What dogs? These are my children, little people with fur who make my heart open a little wider."  Oprah Winfrey

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

"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

 "The dog is a yes-animal. Very popular with people who can't afford a yes-man."  Robertson Davies, Canadian author

 "Any glimpse into the life of an animal quickens our own and makes it so much the larger and better in every way."  
John Muir

 "No matter how little money and how few possessions you own, having a dog makes you rich."   Unknown

"If I have any beliefs about immortality, it is that certain dogs I have known will go to heaven, and very, very few persons."  James Thurber

 "Recollect that the Almighty, who gave the dog to be companion of our pleasures and our toils, hath invested him with a nature noble and incapable of deceit." Sir Walter Scott

 "There are two things for which animals are to be envied: they know nothing of future evils, or of what people say about them." Voltaire

 "[Being a parent] is tough. If you just want a wonderful little creature to love, you can get a puppy." Barbara Walters

 "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

 "A Pekinese is not a pet dog; he is an undersized lion."
A. A. Milne

 "Bulldogs are adorable, with faces like toads that have been sat on."  Colette

 "It looks like a miniature hippopotamus with badly-fitting panty hose all over." Roger Caras about the Chinese Shar-pei

 "Dogs have given us their absolute all. We are the center of their universe. We are the focus of their love and faith and trust. They serve us in return for scraps. It is without a doubt the best deal man has ever made."  Roger Caras

 "You enter into a certain amount of madness when you marry a person with pets."  Nora Ephron

 "Of all the things I miss from veterinary practice, puppy breath is one of the most fond memories!"  Dr. Tom Cat

 "When a man's best friend is his dog, that dog has a problem."  Edward Abbey

 "If dogs could talk it would take a lot of the fun out of owning one."  Andy Rooney

 "A dog is not almost-human, and I know of no greater insult to the canine race than to describe it as such."
John Holmes

"Dogs, the foremost snobs in creation, are quick to notice the difference between a well-clad and a disreputable stranger."  
Albert Payson Terhune

 “In the world which we know, among the different and primitive geniuses that preside over the evolution of the several species, there exists not one, excepting that of the dog, that ever gave a thought to the presence of man."   Maurice Maeterlinck

 "No animal should ever jump up on the dining-room furniture unless absolutely certain that he can hold his own in the conversation."     Fran Lebowitz

 "There is no psychiatrist in the world like a puppy licking your face."  Ben Williams

 "No one appreciates the very special genius of your conversation as the dog does."  Christopher Morley

 "The average dog is a nicer person than the average person."   Andrew A. Rooney

 "The great pleasure of a dog is that you may make a fool of yourself with him and not only will he not scold you, but he will make a fool of himself too."  Samuel Butler


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