Top 20 Famous Quotes about Dogs

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Over the years, the dog has become a limitless topic of conversation.
From the funny things they do, the cute looks they give, the amazing tricks they achieve, and yes, the not so pleasant things as well, dogs have brought an enormous addition to humanities lifetime.
There have been many occasions throughout the course of time that a famous saying has come as the direct result of a dog's behavior.
It's quite amazing the influence that dogs have had over even our English language.
As a tribute to this fact, here's a list of notable quotations on dogs that have been said by famous people.
You're bound to have heard a few of these and probably know of a few that aren't listed here.
Famous Dog Quotations
  1. When a man's best friend is his dog, that dog has a problem.
    -- Edward Abbet
  2. A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love yourself.
    -- Josh Billings
  3. Every dog has his day.
    -- Miguel de Cervantes
  4. A door is what a dog is perpetually on the wrong side of.
    -- Ogden Nash
  5. You want a friend in Washington? Get a dog.
    -- Harry S Truman
  6. Did you ever walk in a room and forget why you walked in? I think that's how dogs spend their lives.
    -- Sue Murphy
  7. Any man who does not like dogs and want them about does not deserve to be in the White House.
    -- Calvin Coolidge
  8. We are alone, absolutely alone on this chance planet; and amid all the forms of life that surround us, not one, excepting the dog has made an alliance with us.
    -- Max Dupree
  9. Outside of a dog, a book is a man's best friend and inside of a dog, it's too dark to read.
    -- Groucho Mark
  10. From a dog's point of view his master is an elongated and abnormally cunning dog.
    -- Mable L.
    Robinson
  11. Critics are to authors what dogs are to lamp-posts.
    -- Jeffrey Robinson
  12. Did you ever notice when you blow in a dog's face he gets mad at you? But when you take him in a car he sticks his head out the window.
    -- Steve Bluestone
  13. I think we are drawn to dogs because they are the uninhibited creatures we might be if we weren't certain we knew better.
    -- George Bird Evans
  14. Women and Cats will do as they please.
    Men and dogs had better get used to it.
    -- Robert Heinlein
  15. I loathe people who keep dogs.
    They are cowards who haven't got the guts to bite people themselves.
    -- August Strindberg
  16. A dog teaches a boy fidelity, perseverance, and to turn around three times before lying down.
    -- Robert Benchley
  17. It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.
    -- Mark Twain
  18. 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
  19. The more I know about people, the better I like my dog.
    -- Mark Twain
  20. 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
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