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"Our task must be to free ourselves...by widening our circle of compassion
to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and its beauty."
"We call them dumb animals, and so they are, for they cannot tell us how they feel, but they do not suffer less because they have no words."
"To err is human, to forgive canine."
"While he was not as dumb as an ox, he was not any smarter either."
"Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and
the frog dies of it."
"It never troubles the wolf how many the sheep may be."
"Don't refuse to go on an occasional wild goose chase. That's what wild
geese are made for."
"Everybody needs his memories. They keep the wolf of insignificance from the door." -- Saul Bellow
"It is infinitely better to transplant a heart than to bury it to be
devoured by worms."
"You will never know if you are quick, until you poke a mountain lion with a stick."
"Cat bathing is a martial art."
"Even worse than raining cats and dogs is hailing taxis."
"Swallow a toad in the morning and you will encounter nothing more disgusting the rest of the day."
"You don't have to be faster than the bear, you just have to be faster than the slowest guy running from the bear."
"Better to be the head of a dog than the tail of a lion."
"Rats greet you, they interact, they try to please. They are as
close to a dog as you're going to get in a rodent."
"If you cut a dog's head off, you get 25 hours bad luck. It is bad luck to kill a pegasus, unicorn, horse, or similar, if it is pure white in colour. (Followers of Dark and Death tend to disregard this)."
"Ravens bring good luck. (Followers of Light and Life disregard.)"
"It is bad luck to kill a raven. (Followers of Light and Life ignore this as well.)"
"When you bury dead animals under fruit trees, the fruits of these trees will be sweet."
"Bad luck to kill a cat."
"Squirt milk on a toad's back, the cow will go dry."
"A reasonable amount of fleas is good for a dog; it keeps him from
brooding over being a dog."
"A hen is only an egg's way of making another egg."
"I know at last what distinguishes man from animals: financial
"If it were a dog, it would have bitten you already."
"Cats seem to go on the principle that it never does any harm to
ask for what you want."
"Of all domestic animals the cat is the most expressive. His face is capable of showing a wide range of expressions. His tail is a mirror of his mind. His gracefulness is surpassed only by his agility. And, along with all these, he has a sense of humor."
"When your cat rubs the side of its face along your leg, it's affectionately marking you with its scent, identifying you as its private property, saying, in effect, You belong to me."
"There is nothing in the animal world, to my mind, more delightful than grown cats at play. They are so swift and light and graceful, so subtle and designing, and yet so richly comic."
"Civilization is defined by the presence of cats."
"The way in which she walks, the way in which she stalks, the way in which she "talks," makes even the most ordinary cat extraordinary."
"Cats do care. For example they know instinctively what time we have to be at work in the morning and they wake us up twenty minutes before the alarm goes off."
"An ordinary kitten will ask more questions than any five-year-old boy."
"I purr, therefore I am."
"A meow massages the heart."
"My cat speaks sign language with her tail."
"Cats are designated friends."
"If man could be crossed with the cat it would improve man, but
it would deteriorate the cat."
"Cats are intended to teach us that not everything in nature has
"When I play with my cat, who knows whether I do not make her more
sport than she makes me?"
"I am a Bear
of Very Little Brain, and long words bother me."
"Life is like a dog sled team. If you ain't the lead dog, the scenery
"If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will
not bite you; that is the principal difference between a dog and a man."
"You think dogs will not be in heaven? I tell you, they will be
there long before any of us."
"Scratch a dog and you'll find a permanent job."
"The disposition of noble dogs is to be gentle with people they
know and the opposite with those they don't know...How, then, can the dog
be anything other than a lover of learning since it defines what's its
own and what's alien."
"Politics are not my concern... they impressed me as a dog's life
without a dog's decencies."
"If you eliminate smoking and gambling, you will be amazed to find
that almost all an Englishman's pleasures can be, and mostly are, shared
by his dog."
"No man can be condemned for owning a dog. As long as he has a dog,
he has a friend; and the poorer he gets, the better friend he has."
"America is a large friendly dog in a small room. Every time it
wags it's tail it knocks over a chair."
"Ever consider what they 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!"
"When a man's best friend is his dog, that dog has a problem."
"The old saw about old dogs and new tricks only applies to certain
"A dog, I will maintain, is a very tolerable judge of beauty, as
appears from the fact that any liberally educated dog does, in a general
way, prefer a woman to a man."
"In a dog-eat-dog world, it is the dogmatic domain of dog lovers
to offer dogdom a dog's chance to rise above the dog days for a doggone
"I wonder if other dogs think poodles are members of a weird religious
"A dog is not almost-human, and I know of no greater insult to
the canine race than to describe it as such."
"Dogs, the foremost snobs in creation, are quick to notice the
difference between a well-clad and a disreputable stranger."
"Just give me a comfortable couch, a dog, a good book, and a woman.
Then if you can get the dog to go somewhere and read the book, I might
have a little fun!"
"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."
"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."
"The dog is man's best friend.
"The nose of the Bulldog has been slanted backwards so that he can breathe without letting go."
"If you can't decide between a Shepherd, a Setter or a Poodle,
get them all ... adopt a mutt!"
"One of the most striking differences between a cat and a lie is that a cat only has nine lives."
"The really great thing about cats is their endless variety. One can pick a cat to fit almost any kind of decor, color, scheme,
income, personality, mood. But under the fur, whatever the colour it may be, there still lies, essentially unchanged, one of the world's free souls."
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