Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole.
There is no psychiatrist in the world like a puppy licking your face.
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.
Dogs' lives are too short. Their only fault, really.
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.
I think dogs are the most amazing creatures; they give unconditional love. For me they are the role model for being alive.
A dog teaches a boy fidelity, perseverance, and to turn around three times before lying down.
To his dog, every man is Napoleon; hence the constant popularity of dogs.
The dog is a gentleman; I hope to go to his heaven not man's.
Until one has loved an animal a part of one's soul remains unawakened.
Properly trained, a man can be dog's best friend.
Dogs are better than human beings because they know but do not tell.
A dog is one of the remaining reasons why some people can be persuaded to go for a walk.
Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.
I care not much for a man's religion whose dog and cat are not the better for it.
The most affectionate creature in the world is a wet dog.
Man is a dog's idea of what God should be.
Dogs never bite me. Just humans.
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.
Histories are more full of examples of the fidelity of dogs than of friends.