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Animal quotes.....amazing!!

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by Acacia86, Jul 28, 2009.

  1. Acacia86

    Acacia86 PetForums VIP

    Dec 30, 2008
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    Hey all, i just looked at these and knew you would all appreciate them.................xx

    "An animal's eyes have the power to speak a great language." ~ Martin Buber

    "We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals." ~ Immanual Kant

    "My little dog -- a heartbeat at my feet." ~ Edith Wharton

    "A cat is a puzzle for which there is no solution." ~ Hazel Nicholson

    "The purity of a person's heart can be quickly measured by how they regard animals" ~ Anonymous

    "Who can believe that there is no soul behind those luminous eyes!" ~ Theophile Gautier

    "Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole." ~ Roger Caras

    "There's no need for a piece of sculpture in a home that has a cat." ~ Wesley Bates

    "Thousands of years ago, cats were worshipped as gods. Cats have never forgotten this." ~ Anonymous

    "You think dogs will not be in heaven? I tell you, they will be there long before any of us" ~ Robert Louis Stevenson

    "A dog is the only thing on earth that will love you more than you love yourself." ~ Josh Billings

    "Until one has loved an animal, a part of one's soul remains unawakened." ~ Anatole France

    "Old age means realizing you will never own all the dogs you wanted to." ~ Joe Gores

    "A canter is the cure for all evil." ~ Benjamin Disraeli

    "Dogs have owners, cats have staff." ~ Anonymous

    "Don't accept your dog's admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful." ~ Ann Landers

    "In the beginning, God created man, but seeing him so feeble, He gave him the cat" ~ Warren Eckstein

    "A house is not a home without a pet." ~ Anonymous

    "I love cats because I enjoy my home; and little by little, they become its visible soul." ~ Jean Cocteau

    "If having a soul means being able to feel love and loyalty and gratitude, then animals are better off than a lot of humans" ~ James Herriot

    "I think I could turn and live with animals, they are
    so placid and self-contained,
    I stand and look at them long and long." ~ Walt Whitman

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

    "A dog maybe a man's best friend but a horse made history..." ~ Anonymous

    "No heaven will not ever Heaven be;
    Unless my cats are there to welcome me." ~ Anonymous

    "Did you ever walk into a room and forget why you walked in?
    I think that is how dogs spend their lives." ~ Sue Murphy

    "To err is human, to forgive, canine" ~ Anonymous

    "To err is human, to purr, feline" ~ Robert Byrne

    "A horse gallops with his lungs,
    Perseveres with his heart,
    And wins with his character." ~ Tesio

    "A Horse! A Horse! my kingdom for a horse!" ~ Shakespeare

    "All of the animals except for man know that the principle business of life is to enjoy it." ~ Samuel Butler

    "You can say any foolish thing to a dog, and the dog will give you a look that says, 'My God, you're right! I never would've thought of that!'" ~ Dave Barry

    "There is nothing in which the birds differ more from man than the way in which they can build and yet leave a landscape as it was before." ~ Robert Lynd

    "The dog was created especially for children. He is the God of frolic." ~ Henry Ward Beecher

    "The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated." ~ Mahatma Gandhi

    "The Cat. He walked by himself, and all places were alike to him." ~ Rudyard Kipling

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

    "A hen is only an egg's way of making another egg." ~ Samuel Butler

    "I've met many thinkers and many cats, but the wisdom of cats is infinitely superior." ~ Hippolyte Taine

    "Every boy should have two things: a dog, and a mother willing to let him have one" ~ Anonymous

    "Love the animals: God has given them the rudiments of thought and joy untroubled" ~ Fyodor Dostoyevsky

    "A dog has lots of friends because he wags his tail and not his tongue." ~ Anonymous

    "The dog represents all that is best in man." ~ Etienne Charlet

    "The bird of paradise alights only upon the hand that does not grasp." ~ John Berry

    "And God took a handful of southernly wind, blew His breath over it and created the horse." ~ Bedouin Legend

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

    "A bird does not sing because it has an answer. It sings because it has a song." ~ Chinese Proverb

    "Dogs come when they're called; cats take a message and get back to you later." ~ Mary Bly

    "Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms." ~ George Elliot

    "The Trouble with a kitten is
    Eventually it becomes a
    ~ Ogden Nash

    "The greatest 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

    "I care not for a man's religion whose dog and cat are not the better for it."
    ~ Abraham Lincoln

    "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 you lap is warmer." ~ Alfred North Whitehead

    "...he will be our friend for always and always and always." ~ Rudyard Kipling

    "The best thing about animals is that they don't talk much." ~ Thornton Wilder

    "When I play with my cat, who knows whether she is not amusing herself with me more than I with her." ~ Montaigne
  2. Baby Bordie

    Baby Bordie PetForums VIP

    Jun 21, 2009
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    "The best thing about animals is that they don't talk much." ~ Thornton Wilder

    I like this one! :D Thanks for all them!
  3. Acacia86

    Acacia86 PetForums VIP

    Dec 30, 2008
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    One of my favorites is:

    "Until one has loved an animal, a part of one's soul remains unawakened."

    And it is so true!!
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