Best Dog Quotes

Best Dog Quotes

Author WDF Staff


Dogs are absolutely amazing, and if you ask any dog owner, they will undoubtedly tell you the same. They will stick with you through thick and thin. As long as you treat your dog right, you will have the most loyal friend and a personal cheerleader. To honor dogs, famous poets, authors, actors, leaders, and others said wonderful things about them. There are different dog quotes that can make you laugh, cry, and fill you with joy.

If you are a dog owner, there is no need for us to explain the love dog owners have for their furry friends. Dog quotes can fill your heart and remind you that they are truly man’s best friends. From funny quotes about dogs to warm, heartfelt dog quotes, there is something for everybody here. We have even included them in amazing pictures with dog quotes, so feel free to share your favorite with your friends and us.

Here are some of our favorite dog quotes.

1. “The better I get to know men, the more I find myself loving dogs.”  – Charles de Gaulle
2. “The world would be a nicer place if everyone had the ability to love as unconditionally as a dog.” – M.K. Clinton
3. “If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went.”  – Will Rogers

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4. “Dogs are great. Bad dogs, if you can really call them that, are perhaps the greatest of them all.”  -John Grogan
5. “Don’t accept your dog’s admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful.”  – Ann Landers
6. “Dogs do speak, but only to those who know how to listen.”- Orhan Pamuk
7. “Histories are more full of examples of the fidelity of dogs than of friends.”  – Alexander Pope

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8. “Dogs teach us a very important lesson in life: The mailman is not to be trusted”  – Sian Ford
9. “I think dogs are the most amazing creatures. They give unconditional love. For me, they are the role model for being alive.”  – Gilda Radner
10. “Dogs never bite me. Just humans.”  – Marilyn Monroe
11. “You want a friend in Washington? Get a dog.” – Harry Truman

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12. “I care not for a man’s religion whose dog and cat are not better for it.”  – Abraham Lincoln
13. “The average dog is a nicer person than the average person.”  – Andy Rooney
14. “The dog is a gentleman; I hope to go to his heaven, not man’s.”  – Mark Twain
15. “If a man aspires towards a righteous life, his first act of abstinence is from injury to animals.”  – Albert Einstein

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16. “Everyone thinks they have the best dog. And none of them are wrong.” – W.R. Purche
17. “There is no faith which has never yet been broken except that of a truly faithful dog.”  – Konrad Lorenz
18. “Dogs’ lives are too short. Their only fault, really.”  – Agnes Turnbull
19. “I have found that when you are deeply troubled, there are things you get from the silent devoted companionship of a dog that you can get from no other source.”  – Doris Day

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20. “A lot of shelter dogs are mutts like me.”  – Barack Obama
21. “My cats inspire me daily. They inspire me to get a dog!”  – Greg Curtis
22. “There is no psychiatrist in the world like a puppy licking your face.” – Ben Williams
23. “Once you have had a wonderful dog, a life without one is a life diminished.”  – Dean Koontz

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24. “Dogs are wise. They crawl away into a quiet corner and lick their wounds and do not rejoin the world until they are whole once more.” – Agatha Christie
25. “Scratch a dog, and you’ll find a permanent job.” – Franklin Jones
26. “We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment to animals.” – Immanuel Kant
27. “A dog is the only thing that can mend a crack in your broken heart” – Judy Desmond

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28. “Before you get a dog, you can’t quite imagine what living with one might be like; afterward, you can’t imagine living any other way.” – Caroline Knapp
29. “I wonder if other dogs think poodles are members of a weird religious cult.” – Rita Rudner
30. “If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you. It is the principal difference between a dog and a man.” – Mark Twain
31. “Some of my best leading men have been dogs and horses.” – Elizabeth Taylor

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32. “To his dog, every man is Napoleon; hence the constant popularity of dogs.” – Aldous Huxley
33. “My dog is half pit-bull, half poodle. Not much of a watchdog, but a vicious gossip.” – Craig Shoemaker
34. “What do dogs do on their day off? Can’t lie around – that’s their job.” – George Carlin
35. "If you don't own a dog, at least one, there may not necessarily be anything wrong with you, but there may be something wrong with your life." – Roger Caras

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36. “You can usually tell that a man is good if he has a dog who loves him." – W. Bruce Cameron
37. "My fashion philosophy is if you're not covered in dog hair, your life is empty." – Elayne Boosler
38. "No matter how little money and how few possessions you own, having a dog makes you rich." – Louis Sabin
39. "Be the person your dog thinks you are." – C.J. Frick

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40. "Happiness is a warm puppy." – Charles M. Schulz
41. "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
42. "The face of a golden retriever feels like home." – David Rosenfelt
43. "If I could be half the person my dog is, I'd be twice the human I am." – Charles Yu
44. "When your children are teenagers, it's important to have a dog so that someone in the house is happy to see you." – Nora Ephron

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45. “My little dog – a heartbeat at my feet.” – Edith Wharton
46. “The only creatures that are evolved enough to convey pure love are dogs and infants.” ― Johnny Depp
47. “The more boys I meet, the more I love my dog.” ― Carrie Underwood
48. “I believe in integrity. Dogs have it. Humans are sometimes lacking it.” ― Cesar Millan
49. “A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself.” ― Josh Billings
50. “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

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