A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love yourself.
- - - Josh Billings

The greatest 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.
- - - Samuel Butler

Every dog has his day.
- - - Miguel de Cervantes

When a man's best friend is his dog, that dog has a problem.
- - - Edward Abbet

The dog was created especially for children. He is the god of frolic.
- - - Henry Ward Beecher "Proverbs from Plymouth Pulpit"

A dog teaches a boy fidelity, perseverance, and to turn around three times before lying down.
- - - Robert Benchley

The dog is mentioned in the Bible eighteen times -- the cat not even once.
- - - W. E. Farbstein

You call to a dog and a dog will break its neck to get to you. Dogs just want to please. Call to a cat and its attitude is, "What's in it for me?"
- - - Lewis Grizzard

In order to really enjoy a dog, one doesn't merely try to train him to be semihuman. The point of it is to open oneself to the possibility of becoming partly a dog.
- - - Edward Hoagland "Dogs and the Tug of Life"

To his dog, every man is Napoleon; hence the constant popularity of dogs.
- - - Aldous Huxley

Pet a dog where he can't scratch and he'll always be your friend.
- - - Orville Mars

Outside of a dog, a book is a man's best friend. Inside of a dog, it's too dark to read.
- - - Groucho Marx

No one appreciates the very special genius of your conversation as a dog does.
- - - Christopher Morley

Dogs display reluctance and wrath
If you try to give them a bath
They bury bones in hideaways
And half the time they trot sideaways.
- - - Ogden Nash

A door is what a dog is perpetually on the wrong side of.
- - - Ogden Nash

Thus every dog at last will have his day -
He who this morning smiled, at night may sorrow;
The grub today's a butterfly tomorrow.
- - - Peter Pindar

I am his Highness' dog at Kew;
Pray tell me, sir, whose dog are you?
- - - Alexander Pope

It's funny how dogs and cats know the inside of folks better than other folks do, isn't it?
- - - Eleanor H. Porter "Pollyanna" 1912

The more I see of men, the more I admire dogs.
- - - Jeanne-Marie Roland

If dogs could talk it would take a lot of fun out of owning one.
- - - Andy Rooney

The average dog is a nicer person than the average person.
- - - Andy Rooney

That indefatigable and unsavory engine of pollution, the dog.
- - - John Sparrow

I loathe people who keep dogs. They are cowards who haven't got the guts to bite people themselves.
- - - August Strindberg

The dog has seldom been successful in pulling man up to its level of sagacity, but man has frequently dragged a dog down to his.
- - - James Thurber

You want a friend in Washington? Get a dog.
- - - Harry S Truman

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.
- - - Mark Twain

My little old dog:
A heart-beat at my feet.
- - - Edith Wharton