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Issue 974


Great Quotes About Dogs

“There are three faithful friends–an old wife, an old dog, and ready money.” –Ben Franklin.

“He that lieth down with dogs shall rise up with fleas.” –Ben Franklin

“If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and a man.” –Mark Twain

“I have a great dog. She’s half Lab, half pit bull. A good combination. Sure, she might bite off my leg, but she’ll bring it back to me.” –Jimi Celeste

“I’ve been on so many blind dates I should get a free dog.” –Wendy Liebman

“The more I see of the depressing stature of people, the more I admire my dogs.” –Alphonse de Lamartine 1790-1869 French Poet.

“Children and dogs are as necessary to the welfare of the country as Wall Street and the railroads.” –Harry S. Truman

“God sat down for a moment when the dog was finished in order to watch it and to know that it was good, that nothing was lacking, that it could not have been made better.” –Rainer Maria Rilke

“Properly trained, a man can be dog’s best friend.” –Corey Ford, American writer

“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 Airedale – an unrivaled mixture of brains, and clownish wit, the very ingredients one looks for in a spouse.” –Chip Brown, Connoisseur Magazine

“His name is not wild dog anymore, but the first friend, because he will be our friend for always and always and always.” –Rudyard Kipling


With eye upraised his master’s look to scan,

The joy, the solace, and

the aid of man:

The rich man’s guardian and the poor man’s friend,

The only creature faithful to the end.

–George Crabbe.