Dogs Proverbs


Sayings about Dogs

  • Where there are no dogs the wolves will howl. ~ Serbian Proverb
  • When the healthy dog fights with a mad dog, it is the ears of the healthy one that are bitten off. ~ Myanmar Proverb
  • The dog has four feet, but he does not walk in four roads at the same time. ~ Haitian Proverbs
  • A dog with a docked tail is not afraid that its backside can be seen. ~ French Proverbs
  • If you don’t want to be hung yourself, blame the dog for stealing the sausage. ~ German Proverbs
  • A hungry wolf is stronger than a satisfied dog. ~ Ukrainian Proverbs
  • Stroke the dog and he will mark you with his dirty paws. ~ Albanian Proverbs
  • A grateful dog has more worth than an ungrateful man. ~ Arabian Proverb
  • By slitting the ears and cutting the tail, a dog is still a dog, not a horse, not an ass. ~ Sanskrit Proverb
  • A white dog does not bite another white dog. ~ Kenyan Proverb
  • When the hyena is gone, the dog begins to bark. ~ Ethiopian Proverb
  • The talker will lead the dog to the meat market. ~ Bugandan Proverb
  • A garden without a fence is like a dog without a tail. ~ Moroccan Proverb
  • The barking of a dog does not disturb the man on a camel. ~ Egyptian Proverb
  • “Almost a hit,” said the boy as he threw the stone at his dog and hit his stepmother’s leg. ~ Danish Proverb
  • Who loves me loves my dog. ~ Latin Proverb
  • To a dog a bone has more value than a pearl. ~ Filipino Proverb
  • One dog barks at something, the rest bark at him. ~ Chinese Proverb
  • Do not call to a dog with a whip in your hand. ~ Zulu Proverb
  • The dog barks, the pig eats. ~ Corsican Proverb
  • The good dog never gets a good bone. ~ Martiniquais Proverb
  • The dogs bark, but the caravan moves on. ~ Arabian Proverb
  • An old lion will be mocked by the dogs. ~ Arabian Proverb
  • The dog’s tail stays crooked even if he is buried for twelve years. ~ Indian Proverb
  • Beware of a man that does not talk and a dog that does not bark. ~ Portuguese Proverb
  • A dog with a bone is always in danger. ~ African Proverb
  • The best thing about a man is his dog. ~ French Proverb
  • If you must be a servant, serve the rich; if you must be a dog, let it be a temple dog. ~ Laotian Proverb
  • The wolf and the dog agree about the goat — which together they eat. ~ Basque Proverb
  • Even good dogs have fleas. ~ Russian Proverb
  • He who is dependant on others must make friends with the dog. ~ Japanese Proverb
  • A dog shows affection even to a poor family. ~ Chinese Proverb
  • A dog that barks all the time gets little attention. ~ Argentine Proverb
  • A dog that barks much is never a good hunter. ~ Traditional Proverb
  • No good dog barks without reason. ~ French Proverb
  • When a dog has money, he buys cheese. ~ Jamaican Proverb
  • Only thin dogs become wild. ~ Malagasy Proverb
  • Every dog knows his dinnertime. ~ Jamaican Proverb
  • No flock without dog and shepherd. ~ Turkish Proverb
  • Only mad dogs and Englishmen go out in the noonday sun. ~ Indian Proverb
  • Don’t kick a sleeping dog. ~ Malagasy Proverb
  • The stick that breaks the window does not kill a dog. ~ Gypsy Proverb
  • There is no ivory in the mouth of a dog. ~ Vietnamese Proverb
  • The dog’s tail, even if buried for twelve years, will remain as crooked as ever. ~ Indian Proverb
  • The dog is a lion in his own house. ~ Iranian Proverb
  • The dog that wags its tail won’t be beaten. ~ Japanese Proverb
  • If you turn into a dog, be sure to choose a rich family. ~ Japanese Proverb
  • It’s the grinding of his teeth that awakes the blacksmith’s dog, not the noise of the hammer. ~ Spanish Proverb
  • The dog’s kennel is not the place to keep a sausage. ~ Danish Proverb
  • The most noble dog can only bark. ~ Traditional Proverb
  • Better to be a dog in peacetime that a man in wartime. ~ Chinese Proverb
  • If a monkey is amongst dogs, why won’t it start barking. ~ Nigerian Proverb
  • A living dog is better than a dead lion. ~ French Proverb
  • If the tail of the dog can save me, I don’t care about its stench. ~ Tunisian Proverb
  • Barking dogs don’t bite. ~ Dutch Proverb
  • It’s not the fleas of the dog that make the cat meow. ~ Chinese Proverb
  • An honest man does not make himself a dog for the sake of a bone. ~ Danish Proverb
  • The moon does not care if the dog barks at it. ~ Czech Proverb
  • Three things it is best to avoid: a strange dog, a flood, and a man who thinks he is wise. ~ Welsh Proverb
  • If you want to live long, be healthy and fat, drink like a dog and eat like a cat. ~ German Proverb
  • A dog always bites under the knee. ~ Indian Proverb
  • A dog returns to where he has been fed. ~ African Proverb
  • If you do not step on the dog’s tail, he will not bite you. ~ Cameroonian Proverb
  • Even a dog will not eat a leg without flesh. ~ Croatian Proverb
  • Better have a dog for your friend than your enemy. ~ Dutch Proverb
  • A dog cannot carry its puppies on its back. ~ Sudanese Proverb
  • Never throw the cat at the dog. ~ Netherlands Antillean Proverb
  • A tailless dog cannot express his joy. ~ Albanian Proverb
  • Beware of silent dogs and still waters. ~ Portuguese Proverb
  • When a dog bites you, do not bite back. ~ Thai Proverb
  • A hungry dog will eat his own excrement. ~ Yemeni Proverb
  • The dog’s bark is not might but fright. ~ Malagasy Proverb
  • Expect trust from a dog but not from a woman. ~ Iranian Proverb
  • I would rather have a dog as a friend than an enemy. ~ German Proverb
  • If I had a dog as daft, I would shoot him. ~ Scottish Proverb
  • Watch out for the dog that doesn’t bark and the man who says nothing. ~ Spanish Proverb
  • The old dog barks while he is sitting down. ~ Colombian Proverb
  • If you are married to a chicken obey the chicken. If you are married to a dog obey the dog. ~ Chinese Proverb
  • The dog says: “Master, my life is far too good, hurt me in the tail.” ~ Netherlands Antillean Proverb
  • Children aren’t dogs; adults aren’t gods.~ Haitian Proverb
  • Better to be a free dog than a caged lion. ~ Arabian Proverb
  • The more hair a dog has, the more fleas he will have. ~ Netherlands Antillean Proverb
  • The dog wags his tail, not for you, but for your bread. ~ Portuguese Proverb
  • When the dog is down, everyone is ready to bite him. ~ Dutch Proverb
  • The dogs may bark but the caravan moves on. ~ Arabian Proverb
  • Those who sleep with dogs will rise with fleas. ~ Italian Proverb
  • A dog does not mind being called a dog. ~ African Proverb
  • The fool sings a love song to his wife, the wise man will talk about his dog. ~ Turkish Proverb
  • Timid dogs bark most. ~ German Proverb
  • The worst kind of dog is the one who does not want to bite. ~ Corsican Proverb
  • The dog will always attack the one with torn trousers. ~ Vietnamese Proverb
  • For every dog there is an appropriate stick. ~ Mexican Proverb
  • A good man, but his mad dog won’t let you speak to him. ~ Yiddish Proverb
  • A river is not contaminated by having a dog drink from it. ~ Afghan Proverb
  • The barking dog gives you no power — it gives you fear. ~ Malagasy Proverb
  • Dogs that fight each other will join forces against the wolf. ~ Armenian Proverb
  • It’s difficult to chain up an old dog. ~ French Proverb
  • A biting dog does not bark. ~ Korean Proverb
  • A dog is a man’s best friend. ~ English Proverb
  • Every dog is allowed one bite. ~ Traditional Proverb
  • Nobles and dogs leave the door open. ~ German Proverb
  • Do not show a stick to a dog that has been beaten. ~ Yiddish Proverb
  • As the dog said, “If I fall down for you and you fall down for me, it is playing.” ~ African Proverb
  • Conscience is the dog that can’t bite, but never stops barking. ~ Traditional Proverb
  • In a place without dogs they teach the cats to bark. ~ Georgian Proverb
  • Dogs don’t love people, they love the place where they are fed. ~ Burundi Proverb
  • When the poor man sets a trap only his dog gets caught. ~ Cameroonian Proverb
  • Do not respond to a barking dog. ~ Moroccan Proverb
  • A good dog deserves a good bone. ~ Traditional Proverb
  • It is up to the people to feed the dogs; it’s up to the Cardias to feed the Turks. ~ Kurdish Proverb
  • My dog slaps you with his tail and bites you with his teeth. ~ Basque Proverb
  • The dog that quits barking can get some sleep. ~ Traditional Proverb
  • Two dogs strive for a bone and the third one runs off with it. ~ Traditional Proverb
  • The skinnier the dog, the more fleas he has. ~ German Proverb
  • You can hate the dog, but do not tell him that his teeth are dirty. ~ Creole Proverb (Southern U.S.)
  • Every dog has his day. ~ Traditional Proverb
  • If a man becomes powerful even his chicken and his dog go to heaven. ~ Chinese Proverb
  • The dog that trots about finds a bone. ~ Gypsy Proverb
  • All are not thieves that dogs bark at. ~ English Proverb
  • Lie down with dogs, wake up with fleas. ~ French Proverb
  • Why keep a dog and bark yourself? ~ Traditional Proverb
  • Beware a rickety wall, a savage dog, and a quarrelsome person. ~ Iranian Proverb
  • He who rides a camel should not be afraid of dogs. ~ Berber Proverb
  • An honest man is not the worse because a dog barks at him. ~ Danish Proverb
  • A dog with a bone knows no friend. ~ Dutch Proverb
  • The world is like carrion; those who love and eat from it are dogs. ~ Arabian Proverb
  • The wolf is not afraid of the dog, but he doesn’t like the sound of his barking. ~ Yiddish Proverb
  • Take a hair of the dog that bit you. ~ Traditional Proverb
  • The silent dog is the first to bite. ~ Traditional Proverb
  • The dog that is going to bite does not show its teeth. ~ Turkish Proverb
  • Your dog wishes you a long life. ~ Russian Proverb
  • Where there is a bone, there are dogs. ~ Martiniquais Proverb
  • When the wolf invites you in, you had better take your dog. ~ Syrian Proverb
  • A hundred men can sit together quietly but when two dogs get together there will be a fight. ~ Kurdish Proverb
  • For his master the dog is a lion. ~ Iranian Proverb
  • A dog won’t bite you if you are carrying a stick. ~ Spanish Proverb
  • One dog barks at something specific, and a hundred bark at the sound. ~ Chinese Proverb
  • Women and cats in the house, men and dogs in the street. ~ Catalonian Proverb
  • The dog learns to swim when the water reaches his ears. ~ Russian Proverb
  • There are three faithful friends: an old wife, an old dog, and ready money. ~ American Proverb
  • The dog called “Sorrow,” without eating, will be fat in every house. ~ Japanese Proverb
  • A dog will not make himself look like a horse just by cutting off his tail. ~ Indian Proverb
  • The dog’s kennel is no place to keep a sausage. ~ Danish Proverb
  • He who does not feed the dog feeds the thief. ~ Chinese Proverb
  • If a flea had money, it would buy its own dog. ~ Jamaican Proverb
  • Money makes even dogs dance. ~ French Proverb
  • Even a weak lion is not bitten by a dog. ~ Namibian Proverb
  • Dog does not eat dog. ~ Traditional Proverb
  • Theologians, dogs, and singers always disagree. ~ Indian Proverb
  • The unfortunate would be bitten by toothless dogs. ~ Tibetan Proverb
  • He who gossips and he who listens to it deserve to be thrown to the dogs. ~ Hebrew Proverb
  • He who wants to talk with the dogs must learn to bark. ~ Romanian Proverb
  • The man who has mounted an elephant will not fear the bark of a dog. ~ Indian Proverb
  • A dog won’t forsake his master because of poverty; a son never deserts his mother because of her homely appearance. ~ Chinese Proverb
  • The dog I bought, bit me; the fire I kindled burned me. ~ Ethiopian Proverb
  • Every dog is a lion at home. ~ Italian Proverb
  • You cannot tie up a dog with a chain of sausages. ~ Jamaican Proverb
  • Those who sleep with dogs gets up with fleas. ~ American Proverb
  • When the hyena drinks, the dog can only look on. ~ Nigerien Proverb
  • An old dog will learn no tricks. ~ Italian Proverb
  • Once a man has been bitten by a lion, he buys a dog. ~ Mozambican Proverb
  • You can’t teach an old dog new tricks. ~ Traditional Proverb
  • At twenty a man will be a peacock, at thirty a lion, at forty a camel, at fifty a serpent, at sixty a dog, at seventy a monkey, and at eighty nothing. ~ Spanish Proverb
  • Too many calls confuse the dog. ~ African Proverb
  • A dog never forgets his master. ~ African Proverb
  • Be on your guard against a silent dog and still water. ~ Latin Proverb
  • A dog does not flee from a bone. ~ Irish Proverb
  • Beware of the dog that does not bark. ~ Portuguese Proverb
  • Dogs that always fight always have bleeding ears. ~ French Proverb
  • Stroke your dog, and he’ll spoil your clothes. ~ Dutch Proverb
  • He who has a dog need not bark himself. ~ Norwegian Proverb
  • It is the wandering dog that finds the old bone. ~ Sierra Leonean Proverb
  • A bachelor and a dog can do anything. ~ Polish Proverb
  • A hungry dog will bring a lion down. ~ Turkish Proverb
  • Relatives are the worst friends, said the fox as the dogs took after him. ~ Danish Proverb
  • He who wants to kill a dog says that he has urinated against the mosque. ~ Turkish Proverb
  • Stroke your dog and he will steal eggs. ~ Bantu Proverb
  • Let sleeping dogs lie. ~ Traditional Proverb
  • If you stop every time a dog barks, your road will never end. ~ Saudi Arabian Proverb
  • If you are a host to your guest, be a host to his dog also. ~ Russian Proverb
  • If you owe a dog anything, call him “sir.” ~ East Asian Proverb
  • A dog in a kennel barks at his fleas — a hunting dog does not feel them. ~ Chinese Proverb
  • So long as the wolf is captured the dog will bite his leg. ~ French Proverb
  • Before you beat the dog, find out the name of his master. ~ Chinese Proverb
  • If no one comes the dog does not bark. ~ Chinese Proverb
  • An old dog does not bark in vain. ~ Spanish Proverb
  • The fatter the flea the leaner the dog. ~ German Proverb
  • Be careful for deep water and dogs that do not bark. ~ Indian Proverb
  • If the dog leads the man, the man is blind. If the man leads the dog, the man is married. ~ Chinese Proverb
  • Every dog is a tiger in his own street. ~ Indian Proverb
  • When there is real danger, the dogs don’t bark. ~ Spanish Proverb
  • The gypsy church was made of pork and the dogs ate it. ~ Gypsy Proverb
  • Give a dog a bad name and hang him. ~ Traditional Proverb
  • A dog will always be a dog, even if he is raised by lions. ~ Lebanese Proverb
  • Better a living dog than a dead lion. ~ Traditional Proverb
  • Barking dogs seldom bite.~ Traditional Proverb
  • A dog doesn’t like bananas, but he can’t bear to think that chickens eat them. ~ Martiniquais Proverb
  • If you hit my dog you hit myself. ~ Irish Proverb
  • Barking dogs don’t catch hares. ~ Estonian Proverb
  • How can you expect to find ivory in a dog’s mouth? ~ Chinese Proverb
  • In the long run even a dog will compromise with the cat. ~ Hungarian Proverb
  • Every dog is a great barker at the door of his own house. ~ Arabian Proverb
  • A good dog does not bite a chicken and a good man does not hit his wife. ~ Chinese Proverb
  • If a dog bites you and you don’t bite him back, it will say that you have no teeth. ~ Sudanese Proverb
  • The urine of one dog will not pollute the ocean. ~ French Proverb
  • Love me, love my dog. ~ Traditional Proverb
  • If the dog barks, go in; if the bitch barks you had better stay outside. ~ Hebrew Proverb
  • Give a dog a tasty name and eat him. ~ Chinese Proverb
  • If a dog’s prayers were answered, bones would rain from the skies. ~ German Proverb
  • A dog with many masters, dies of starvation. ~ Surinamese Proverb
  • Dust does not rise because a dog-flea hops. ~ Myanmar Proverb
  • The loudest bark rids not a dog of his fleas. ~ Traditional Proverb
  • Dogs cannot make dreams come true — people must do that. ~ Lithuanian Proverb
  • The barking of the dogs will not disturb the clouds. ~ Berber Proverb
  • If you’re out to beat a dog, you’re sure to find a stick. ~ Yiddish Proverb
  • The barking of dogs does not reach heaven. ~ Sicilian Proverb
  • The greatest love is a mother’s; then a dog’s; then a sweetheart’s. ~ Polish Proverb
  • You can’t kill a dog just to save a cat’s tail. ~ Puerto Rican Proverb
  • You don’t need a dog to catch a lame hare. ~ Chinese Proverb
  • Two dogs can kill a lion. ~ Hebrew Proverb
  • When money is stolen you can only beat the dog. ~ Chinese Proverb
  • Many dogs kill a hare, no matter how many turns it makes. ~ Hindu Proverb
  • Behind the dog it is “dog,” in front of it, it’s “mister dog.” ~ Jamaican Proverb
  • Beware of still water, a still dog, and a still enemy. ~ Yiddish Proverb
  • If a dog offers to help you across the river, don’t ask if he is suffering from the mange. ~ Arabian Proverb
  • If the dog is not at home, he barks not. ~ Senegalese Proverb
  • The wolf is not afraid of the sheepdog, but he is of his chain. ~ Russian Proverb
  • Beat one dog and the others will run away. ~ African Proverb
  • A dog by your side is better than a brother miles away. ~ Iranian Proverb
  • There are more chains than mad dogs. ~ Austrian Proverb
  • Dogs have teeth in all countries. ~ Dutch Proverb
  • A house without a dog, a cat, or a little child is a house without joy or laughter. ~ Scottish Proverb
  • An old dog can’t get used to chains. ~ Russian Proverb

Quotations about Dogs

  • It’s a dangerous dog that doesn’t bark. ~ Kobo Abe
  • Money will buy a pretty good dog, but it won’t buy the wag of his tail. ~ Josh Billings
  • Did you ever notice when you blow in a dog’s face he gets mad at you? But when you take him in a car he sticks his head out the window. ~ Steve Bluestone
  • The dog is a yes-animal, very popular with people who can’t afford to keep a yes-man. ~ Robertson Davies
  • Histories are more full of examples of the fidelity of dogs than of friends. ~ Alexander Pope
  • The world was conquered through the understanding of dogs; the world exists through the understanding of dogs. ~ Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
  • If your dog doesn’t like someone, you probably shouldn’t either. ~ Author Unknown
  • If you get to thinking you’re a person of some influence, try ordering somebody else’s dog around. ~ Will Rogers
  • Dogs are voiceless … a critical part of having dogs is emotional responsibility: learning how to understand them and, when necessary, to speak and act on their behalf. ~ Jon Katz
  • Our dogs will love and admire the meanest of us, and feed our colossal vanity with their uncritical homage. ~ Agnes Repplier
  • Happiness is a warm puppy. ~ Charles M. Schulz
  • Weak dogs become bones for other, stronger dogs. ~ Tad Williams
  • Dogs are miracles with paws. ~ Susan Kennedy
  • Every dog must have his day. ~ Jonathan Swift
  • The biggest dog has been a pup. ~ Joaquin Miller
  • I think dogs are the most amazing creatures; they give unconditional love. For me they are the role model for being alive. ~ Gilda Radner
  • A dog is one of the remaining reasons why some people can be persuaded to go for a walk. ~ O.A. Battista
  • A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love yourself. ~ Josh Billings
  • Do not disturb the sleeping dog. ~ Allessandro Allegri
  • His faithful dog salutes the smiling guest. ~ Thomas Campbell
  • Dogs are obsessed with being happy. ~ James Thurber
  • I like a bit of mongrel myself, whether it’s a man or a dog; they’re the best for everyday. ~ George Bernard Shaw
  • Dogs feel very strongly that they should always go with you in the car, in case the need should arise for them to bark violently at nothing right in your ear. ~ Dave Barry
  • 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
  • The more one gets to know of men, the more one values dogs. ~ Alphonse Toussenel
  • Dogs are one of the luxuries of civilization: in uncivilized life they are perhaps more one of the necessities. ~ H. W. Shaw
  • Bulldogs are adorable, with faces like toads that have been sat on. ~ Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
  • A dog can express more with his tail in seconds than his owner can express with his tongue in hours. ~ Author Unknown
  • The cowardly dog barks more violently than it bites.~ Quintus Curtius Rufus
  • If your dog is fat, you’re not getting enough exercise. ~ Author Unknown
  • A dog wags its tail with its heart. ~ Martin Buxbaum
  • The more I see of man, the more I like dogs. ~ Mme. de Staël
  • Dogs are everything we wish we were. ~ Bradley Trevor Greive & Rachael Hale
  • Gentlemen of the Jury: The one, absolute, unselfish friend that man can have in this selfish world, the one that never deserts him, the one that never proves ungrateful or treacherous, is his dog. ~ George Graham Vest
  • They are better than human beings, because they know but do not tell. ~ Emily Dickinson
  • A dog teaches a boy fidelity, perseverance, and to turn around three times before lying down. ~ Robert Benchley
  • The average dog is a nicer person than the average person. ~ Andy Rooney
  • The more one comes to know men, the more one comes to admire the dog. ~ Joussenel
  • My goal in life is to be as good of a person my dog already thinks I am. ~ Author Unknown
  • The dog is a gentleman; I hope to go to his heaven not man’s. ~ Mark Twain
  • The dog commends himself to our favor by affording play to our propensity for mastery. ~ Thorstein Veblen
  • Dogs love their friends and bite their enemies, quite unlike people, who are incapable of pure love and always have to mix love and hate in their object-relations. ~ Sigmund Freud
  • Dogs are getting bigger, according to a leading dog manufacturer. ~ Leo Rosten
  • The nose of the bulldog has been slanted backwards so that he can breathe without letting go. ~ Winston Churchill
  • No one … appreciates the very special genius of your conversation as a dog does. ~ Christopher Morley
  • What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight; it’s the size of the fight in the dog. ~ Dwight David Eisenhower
  • The most affectionate creature in the world is a wet dog. ~ Ambrose Bierce
  • If dogs could talk, it would take a lot of the fun out of owning one. ~ Andy Rooney
  • 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
  • For to him that is joined to all the living there is hope: for a living dog is better than a dead lion. ~ Bible
  • Both humans and dogs love to play well into adulthood, and individuals from both species occasionally display evidence of having a conscience. ~ Jon Winokur
  • With the exception of women, there is nothing on earth so agreeable or necessary to the comfort of man as the dog. ~ Edward Jesse
  • 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
  • The noblest of all dogs is the hot dog; it feeds the hand that bites it. ~ Evan Esar
  • 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
  • The reason a dog has so many friends is that he wags his tail instead of his tongue. ~ Author Unknown
  • Dogs are easy. If their tails are up and their eyes are soft, you’re in. ~ Paula Mclain
  • Man is a dog’s idea of what God should be. ~ Holbrook Jackson
  • 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
  • The greatest pleasure of a dog is that you 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
  • One reason a dog can be such a comfort when you’re feeling blue is that he doesn’t try to find out why. ~ Author Unknown
  • Who loves me will love my dog also. ~ Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
  • They never talk about themselves but listen to you while you talk about yourself, and keep up an appearance of being interested in the conversation. ~ Jerome K. Jerome
  • Properly trained, a man can be dog’s best friend. ~ Corey Ford
  • I love a dog. He does nothing for political reasons. ~ Will Rogers
  • When a man’s best friend is his dog, that dog has a problem. ~ Edward Abbey
  • Dogs are just wolves in sheep’s clothing. ~ Stanley Coren
  • The dog is the only animal that leaves his own species to take up his abode with man. ~ Oliver Goldsmith
  • Newfoundland dogs are good to save children from drowning, but you must have a pond of water handy and a child, or else there will be no profit in boarding a Newfoundland. ~ Josh Billings
  • Barking dogs occasionally bite, but laughing men hardly ever shoot. ~ Konrad Zacharias Lorenz
  • Anybody who doesn’t know what soap tastes like never washed a dog. ~ Franklin P. Jones
  • To his dog, every man is Napoleon; hence the constant popularity of dogs. ~ Aldous Huxley
  • 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
  • Young blood must have its course, lad, and every dog its day. ~ Charles Kingsley
  • There is no psychiatrist in the world like a puppy licking your face. ~ Bernard Williams
  • Outside of a dog, a book is man’s best friend. Inside of a dog it’s too dark to read. ~ Groucho Marx
  • When a dog barks at the moon, then it is religion; but when he barks at strangers, it is patriotism! ~ David Starr Jordan
  • Scratch a dog and you’ll find a permanent job. ~ Franklin P. Jones
  • 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
  • Every boy who has a dog should also have a mother, so the dog can be fed regularly. ~ Evan Esar
  • The better I get to know men, the more I find myself loving dogs. ~ Charles Andre Joseph de Gaulle
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