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.
Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog, it's too dark to read.
If the earth were flat, cats would have pushed everything off by now.
I loathe people who keep dogs. They are cowards who haven't got the guts to bite people themselves.
Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms.
The dinosaur's eloquent lesson is that if some bigness is good, an over-abundance of bigness is not necessarily better.
If man could be crossed with the cat, it would improve man but deteriorate the cat.
Men should stop fighting among themselves and start fighting insects.
I'd call him a sadistic, hippophilic necrophiliac, but that would be beating a dead horse.
Live so that you wouldn't be ashamed to sell the family parrot to the town gossip.
Cats seem to go on the principle that it never does any harm to ask for what you want.
A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn no other way.
All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.
If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you. This is the principle difference between a dog and a man.
If called by a panther . . . don't anther.
One of the most striking differences between a cat and a lie is that a cat has only nine lives.
To his dog, every man is Napoleon; hence the constant popularity of dogs.
Man is a dog's ideal of what God should be.
You want a friend in Washington D.C.? Get a dog.
Harry Truman, U.S. President