Thursday, January 20, 2011

Rave of the Day for January 20, 2011: 

It's raining cats and dogs! Or quotes about them, anyway. From, you guessed it, the 2003 archives....

Cat Proverbs

"Managing senior programmers is like herding cats."
--Dave Platt

"There is no snooze button on a cat who wants breakfast."

"Thousands of years ago, cats were worshipped as gods. Cats have never forgotten this."

"Cats are smarter than dogs. You can't get eight cats to pull a sled through snow."
--Jeff Valdez

"In a cat's eye, all things belong to cats."
--English proverb

"As every cat owner knows, nobody owns a cat."
--Ellen Perry Berkeley

"One cat just leads to another."
--Ernest Hemingway

"Dogs come when they're called; cats take a message and get back to you later."
--Mary Bly

"Cats are rather delicate creatures and they are subject to a good many ailments, but I never heard of one who suffered from insomnia."
--Joseph Wood Krutch

"People who hate cats, will come back as mice in their next life."
--Faith Resnick

"There are many intelligent species in the universe. They are all owned by cats."

"I have studied many philosophers and many cats. The wisdom of cats is infinitely superior."
--Hippolyte Taine

"There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats."
--Albert Schweitzer

"The cat has too much spirit to have no heart."
--Ernest Menaul

"Dogs believe they are human. Cats believe they are God."

"Time spent with cats is never wasted."

"Cats seem to go on the principle that it never does any harm to ask for what you want."
--Joseph Wood Krutch

"Cats aren't clean, they're just covered with cat spit."


Famous Dog Quotes

"Some days you're the dog; some days you're the hydrant."
- Unknown

"Whoever said you can't buy happiness forgot about puppies."
- Gene Hill

"Dogs feel very strongly that they should always go with you in the car, in case the need should arise for them to bark violently at nothing right in your ear."
- Dave Barry

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

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

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

"Did you ever walk into a room and forget why you walked in? I think that's how dogs spend their lives."
- Sue Murphy

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

"No animal should ever jump up on the dining room furniture unless absolutely certain that he can hold his own in the conversation."
- Fran Lebowitz

"Ever consider what they must think of us? I mean, here we come back from a grocery store with the most amazing haul -- chicken, pork, half a cow. They must think we're the greatest hunters on earth!"
- Anne Tyler

"I wonder if other dogs think poodles are members of a weird religious cult."
- Rita Rudner

"My dog is worried about the economy because Alpo is up to 99 cents a can. That's almost $7.00 in dog money."
- Joe Weinstein

"If I have any beliefs about immortality, it is that certain dogs I have known will go to heaven, and very, very few persons."
- James Thurber

"You enter into a certain amount of madness when you marry a person with pets."
- Nora Ephron

"Don't accept your dog's admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful."
- Ann Landers

"Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea."
- Robert A. Heinlein

"In order to keep a true perspective of one's importance, everyone should have a dog that will worship him and a cat that will ignore him."
- Dereke Bruce, Taipei, Taiwan

"Of all the things I miss from veterinary practice, puppy breath is one of the most fond memories!"
- Dr. Tom Cat

"There is no psychiatrist in the world like a puppy licking your face."
- Ben Williams

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

"Cat's motto: No matter what you've done wrong, always try to make it look like the dog did it."
- Unknown

"Money will buy you a pretty good dog, but it won't buy the wag of his tail."
- Unknown

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

"A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself."
- Josh Billings

"The average dog is a nicer person than the average person."
- Andrew A. Rooney

"He is your friend, your partner, your defender, your dog. You are his life, his love, his leader. He will be yours, faithful and true, to the last beat of his heart. You owe it to him to be worthy of such devotion."
- Unknown

"If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you; that is the principal difference between a dog and a man."
- Mark Twain

"Things that upset a terrier may pass virtually unnoticed by a Great Dane."
- Smiley Blanton

"I've seen a look in dogs' eyes, a quickly vanishing look of amazed contempt, and I am convinced that basically dogs think humans are nuts."
- John Steinbeck

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