Dog Quotes

Miscellaneous (view more)

"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

"Do not make the mistake of treating your dogs like humans or they will treat you like dogs."

~Martha Scott

"You think dogs will not be in heaven? I tell you, they will be there long before any of us."

~Robert Louis Stevenson


Canine Related Poetry (view more)

But never yet the dog our country fed,

Betrayed the kindness or forgot the bread.

                 ~Edward Lytton Bulwer 

 When all the world is young, lad,

And all the trees are green

And every goose a swan, lad,

And every lass a queen;

Then hey for boot and horse, lad,

And round the world away;

Young blood must have its course, lad,

And every dog his day.

~Charles Kingsley

       Brothers and Sisters, I bid you beware

      Of giving your heart to a dog to tear.

                 ~Rudyard Kipling


Breed Specific Quotes (view more)

"I know that dogs are pack animals, but it's difficult to imagine a pack of standard poodles... and if there was such a thing as a pack of standard poodles, where would they rove to? Bloomingdale's?"

~Yvonne Clifford

"The pug is living proof that God has a sense of humor."

~Margo Kaufman

"Dachshunds are ideal dogs for small children, as they are already stretched and pulled to such a length that the child cannot do much harm one way or the other."

~Robert Benchley

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Humorous (view more)

"Dogs need to sniff the ground; it's how they keep abreast of current events. The ground is a giant dog newspaper, containing all kinds of late-breaking dog news items, which, if they are especially urgent, are often continued in the next yard."

~Dave Barry

"Anybody who doesn't know what soap tastes like never washed a dog."

~Franklin P. Jones

"Dogs are like chips, you can't have just one!"


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Our Personal Favorites (view more)

"If you get to thinking you're a person of some influence, try ordering somebody else's dog around."
                                                           ~Will Rogers

"Dogs' lives are too short. Their only fault, really."
                                                           ~Agnes Sligh Turnbull

"The dog is a yes-animal, very popular with people who can't afford to keep a yes-man."
                                                           ~Robertson Davies


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