Pet - Quotes & Sayings

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

Anatole France

Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions; they pass no criticisms.

George Eliot

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

Bernard Williams

A kitten is in the animal world what a rosebud is in the garden.

Robert Southey

Cats know how to obtain food without labor, shelter without confinement, and love without penalties.

W. L. George

What a dog I got, his favorite bone is in my arm.

Rodney Dangerfield

Pets have more love and compassion in them than most humans.

Robert Wagner

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

I wonder if other dogs think poodles are members of a weird religious cult.

Rita Rudner

I have felt cats rubbing their faces against mine and touching my cheek with claws carefully sheathed. These things, to me, are expressions of love.

James Herriot

Dogs are our link to paradise. They don't know evil or jealousy or discontent.

Milan Kundera

You cannot share your life with a dog, as I had done in Bournemouth, or a cat, and not know perfectly well that animals have personalities and minds and feelings.

Jane Goodall

I wish I could write as mysterious as a cat.

Edgar Allan Poe

Even cats grow lonely and anxious.

Mason Cooley

A real Christian is a person who can give his pet parrot to the town gossip.

Billy Graham

Dogs are better than human beings because they know but do not tell.

Emily Dickinson

If a dog jumps into 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

I believe cats to be spirits come to earth. A cat, I am sure, could walk on a cloud without coming through.

Jules Verne

I had been told that the training procedure with cats was difficult. It's not. Mine had me trained in two days.

Bill Dana

Cats are inquisitive, but hate to admit it.

Mason Cooley

The trouble with a kitten is that eventually it becomes a cat.

Ogden Nash

A few years ago, the city council of Monza, Italy, barred pet owners from keeping goldfish in curved bowls... saying that it is cruel to keep a fish in a bowl with curved sides because, gazing out, the fish would have a distorted view of reality. But how do we know we have the true, undistorted picture of reality?

Stephen Hawking

The clever cat eats cheese and breathes down rat holes with baited breath.

W. C. Fields

Cats don't like change without their consent.

Roger Caras

We can stop the cycle of animal homelessness and save lives by opening our hearts and homes to a loving cat or dog from an animal shelter instead of buying animals from breeders or pet shops.

Amy Jackson

Actually, my dog I think is the only person who consistently loves me all the time.

H. G. Bissinger

A happy arrangement: many people prefer cats to other people, and many cats prefer people to other cats.

Mason Cooley

Dogs got personality. Personality goes a long way.

Quentin Tarantino

Cats have a scam going - you buy the food, they eat the food, they go away; that's the deal.

Eddie Izzard

The smallest feline is a masterpiece.

Leonardo da Vinci

My biggest pet peeve is when you go to a fine restaurant, and it's like a mausoleum inside. Good food should be joyful. There should be laughter and chatter, not people sitting there like they're in a funeral-parlor waiting room.

Jim Harrison

Cats seem to go on the principle that it never does any harm to ask for what you want.

Joseph Wood Krutch

Disrespect is my biggest pet peeve.

Bill Goldberg

Dachshunds are ideal dogs for small children, as they are already stretched and pulled to such a length that the child cannot do much harm one way or the other.

Robert Benchley

I would say I don't like people who are really into themselves or are very materialistic. Just always talking themselves up. Not being real is the pet peeve. Be true to yourself.

Austin Stowell

Maybe humans are just the pet alligators that God flushed down the toilet.

Chuck Palahniuk

Ever consider what pets must think of us? I mean, here we come back from a grocery store with the most amazing haul - chicken, pork, half a cow. They must think we're the greatest hunters on earth!

Anne Tyler

My pet peeves are people touching me a lot. Random dudes grabbing me and slapping me across the back. They're not doing it on purpose, but it's like they forget I'm a person. But you can't do anything about it. What are you going to do?

Rob Gronkowski

Animals are reliable, many full of love, true in their affections, predictable in their actions, grateful and loyal. Difficult standards for people to live up to.

Alfred A. Montapert

The better I get to know men, the more I find myself loving dogs.

Charles de Gaulle

I have a lot of plants and fish and a pet lizard and Venus flytraps. I have a whole ecosystem in my room, like a running waterfall and different lights and sensors set on digital timers.

Chris Pratt

For many people who are so lost in their minds, so much involved in their thought processes, the only moments they have when they are not trapped in that is when they are relating to their animal, their pet.

Eckhart Tolle

Like all pure creatures, cats are practical.

William S. Burroughs

Dogs laugh, but they laugh with their tails.

Max Eastman

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

Ann Landers

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

Robert Benchley

The cat is a dilettante in fur.

Theophile Gautier

Some dog I got too. We call him Egypt. Because in every room he leaves a pyramid.

Rodney Dangerfield

I got a pet monkey called Charlie Chan.

Jimi Hendrix

Veterans report that service dogs help break their isolation. People will often avert their eyes when they see a wounded veteran. But when the veteran has a dog, the same people will come up and say, 'Hi' to pet the dog and then strike up a conversation.

Al Franken