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If a dog doesn't put you first where are you both? In what relation? A dog needs God. It lives by your glances, your wishes. It even shares your humor. This happens about the fifth year. If it doesn't happen you are only keeping an animal.

Author: Enid Bagnold (1889-1981)

Profession: British Novelist, Playwright

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

Author: Robert Benchley (1889-1945)

Profession: American Humorist, Critic, Parodist

Dog. A kind of additional or subsidiary Deity designed to catch the overflow and surplus of the world's worship.

Author: Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914)

Profession: American Author, Editor, Journalist, "The Devil's Dictionary"

The more I see of men, the more I like dogs.

Author: Clara Bow (1965)

Profession: American Actress

You may drive a dog off the King's armchair, and it will climb into the preacher's pulpit; he views the world unmoved, unembarrassed, unabashed.

Author: Jean De La Bruyere (1645-1696)

Profession: French Classical Writer

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.

Author: Samuel Butler (1612-1680)

Profession: British Poet, Satirist

The nose of the bulldog has been slanted backwards so that he can breathe without letting go.

Author: Winston Churchill (1874-1965)

Profession: British Statesman, Prime Minister

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.

Author: Edward Hoagland (1932)

Profession: American Novelist, Essayist

Near this spot are deposited the remains of one who possessed Beauty without Vanity, Strength without Insolence, Courage without Ferocity, and all the Virtues of Man without his Vices. This praise, which would be unmeaning Flattery, if inscribed over human ashes, is but a just Tribute to the Memory of BOATSWAIN, a Dog.

Author: John Cam Hobhouse

Profession:

If you are a dog and your owner suggests that you wear a sweater suggest that he wear a tail.

Author: Fran Lebowitz (1951)

Profession: American Journalist

How many legs does a dog have if you call the tail a leg? Four. Calling a tail a leg doesn't make it a leg.

Author: Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865)

Profession: Sixteenth President of the USA

Extraordinary creature! So close a friend, and yet so remote.

Author: Thomas Mann (1875-1955)

Profession: German Author, Critic

The meeting in the open of two dogs, strangers to each other, is one of the most painful, thrilling, and pregnant of all conceivable encounters; it is surrounded by an atmosphere of the last canniness, presided over by a constraint for which I have no precise name; they simply cannot pass each other, their mutual embarrassment is frightful to behold.

Author: Thomas Mann (1875-1955)

Profession: German Author, Critic

A door is what a dog is perpetually on the wrong side of.

Author: Ogden Nash (1902-1971)

Profession: American Humorous Poet

I always disliked dogs, those protectors of cowards who lack the courage to fight an assailant themselves.

Author: J. August Strindberg (1849-1912)

Profession: Swedish Dramatist, Novelist, Poet