Dog Health & More
Wednesday November 5th, 2014
Dogs are commonly referred to as “man’s best friend,” and 50 famous people also had choice and lasting words for our four-legged colleagues.
"You can say any foolish thing to a dog, and the dog will give you a look that says, 'Wow, you're right! I never would've thought of that!'”
—Dave Barry (author, Dave Barry Hits Below the Beltway: A Vicious and Unprovoked Attack on Our Most Cherished Political Institutions)
"A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself."
—Josh Billings (a.k.a. Henry Wheeler Shaw; humorist and lecturer)
"Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole."
—Roger Caras (photographer and writer)
"Every dog has his day, unless he loses his tail, then he has a weak-end."
—June Carter Cash (singer)
“The better I get to know men, the more I find myself loving dogs.”
—Charles de Gaulle (former President of the French Republic)
“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 (34th President of the United States)
“There are three faithful friends: an old wife, an old dog, and ready money.”
—Benjamin Franklin (Founding Father of the United States)
"Dogs love their friends and bite their enemies, quite unlike people, who are incapable of pure love and always have to mix love and hate."
—Sigmund Freud (psychoanalyst)
“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 (former president and CEO of Chrysler)
"Anybody who doesn't know what soap tastes like never washed a dog."
—Franklin P. Jones (humorist and PR executive)
"I care not for a man's religion whose dog and cat are not the better for it."
—Abraham Lincoln (16th President of the United States)
“Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read.”
—Groucho Marx (comedian)
“Dogs don't rationalize. They don't hold anything against a person. They don't see the outside of a human but the inside of a human.”
—Cesar Millan (dog trainer)
“I think dogs are the most amazing creatures; they give unconditional love. For me, they are the role model for being alive.”
—Gilda Radner (comedienne)
"I wonder if other dogs think poodles are members of a weird religious cult."
—Rita Rudner (comedienne)
“If you eliminate smoking and gambling, you will be amazed to find that almost all an Englishman's pleasures can be, and mostly are, shared by his dog.”
—George Bernard Shaw (playwright)
“A hungry dog hunts best.”
—Lee Trevino (golfer)
"If you want a friend in Washington, get a dog."
—Harry S. Truman (33rd President of the United States)
“Let sleeping dogs lie.”
—Robert Walpole (first Prime Minister of Great Britain)
"My dog is worried about the economy because Alpo is up to $3.00 a can. That's almost $21.00 in dog money."
—Joe Weinstein (comedian)
"If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience."
—Woodrow Wilson (28th President of the United States)