Quotable Dogs

For a good life: Work like a dog. Eat like a horse. Think like a fox. And play like a rabbit.
--George Allen
A dog teaches a boy fidelity, perseverance, and to turn around three times before lying down.
--Robert Benchley
The factory of the future will have only two employees, a man and a dog. The man will be there to feed the dog. The dog will be there to keep the man from touching the equipment.
--Warren Bennis
Dogs come when they're called; cats take a message and get back to you.
--Mary Bly
Like dogs in a wheel, birds in a cage, or squirrels in a chain, ambitious men still climb and climb, with great labor, and incessant anxiety, but never reach the top.
--Robert Burton
Every dog is allowed one bite, but a different view is taken of a dog that goes on biting all the time. He may not get his licence returned when it falls due.
--Harold Wilson
Flatterers look like friends, as wolves like dogs.
--George Chapman
What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight - it's the size of the fight in the dog.
--Dwight D. Eisenhower
He has every characteristic of a dog except loyalty. 
[from "The Best Man"]
--Henry Fonda
There are only two rules. One is E.M. Forester's guide to Alexandria; the best way to know Alexandria is to wander aimlessly. The second is from the Psalms; grin like a dog and run about through the city.
--E. M. Forster
Life is like a dog-sled team. If you ain't the lead dog, the scenery never changes.
--Lewis Grizzard
Bulldogs have been known to fall on their swords when confronted by my superior tenacity.
--Margaret Halsey
Asking a working writer what he thinks about critics is like asking a lamp-post what he feels about dogs.
--Christopher Hampton
To his dog, every man is Napoleon; hence the constant popularity of dogs.
--Aldous Huxley
There are times when even the best manager is like the little boy with the big dog waiting to see where the dog wants to go so he can take him there.
--Lee Iacocca
You learn in this business: It you want a friend, get a dog.
--Carl Icahn
A barking dog is often more useful than a sleeping lion.
--Washington Irving
Young blood must have its course, lad, and every dog its day.
--Charles Kingsley
Know thyself. Don't accept your dog's admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful.
--Ann Landers
Now that education is so easy, men are drilled for greatness, just as dogs are trained to retrieve. In this way we've discovered a new. sort of genius, those great at being drilled. These are the people who are mainly spoiling the market.
--G. C. Lichtenberg
Barking dogs may occasionally bite, but laughing men hardly ever shoot.
--Konrad Lorenz
The biggest dog has been a pup.
--Joaquin Miller
The more I see of men, the more I admire dogs.
--Jeanne-Marie Roland
The sun doesn't shine on the same dog every day. But we sure as heck didn't expect a near-total eclipse.
--Steve Sloan
For though he had very little Latin beyond "Cave canem," he had, as a young dog, devoured Shakespeare (in a tasty leather binding). [from "One Hundred and One Dalmatians"]
--"Dodie" Smith
If we value the pursuit of knowledge, we must be free to follow wherever that search may lead us. The free mind is no barking dog to be tethered on a 10-foot chain.
--Adlai Stevenson, II
The dog has got more fun out of Man than Man has got out of the dog, for the clearly demonstrable reason that Man is the more laughable of the two animals.
--James Thurber
There are two things that won't last long in this world, and that's dogs chasing cars and pros putting for pars.
--Lee Trevino
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
He had ideas about everything. He could no more help having ideas about everything than a dog can resist smelling at your heels.
--H. G. Wells
A dog wags its tail with its heart.
--Martin Buxbaum 

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