Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Some of us are pet people. And if you're one of those people, then have we got some quotes for you. The animal world is a wonderful one, and lasting friendships are often made. So get comfy in your computer chair, and hug your pet a little tighter, because these are sure to fit all your animal-crafting needs.

The difference between friends and pets is that friends we allow into our company, pets we allow into our solitude. —Robert Brault
Animals are such agreeable friends, they as no questions, they pass no criticisms. —George Eliot
You enter into a certain amount of madness when you marry a person with pets. —Nora Ephron
An animal's eyes have the power to speak a great language. —Martin Buber
Our perfect companions never have fewer than four feet. —Colette
I believe in animal rights, and high among them is the right to the gentle stroke of a human hand. —Robert Brault

Puppies and Dogs
Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole. —Roger Caras
Money can buy a fine dog....but only love can make him wag his tail.
There is no psychiatrist in the world like a puppy licking your face. —Ben Williams
Dogs are miracles with paws. —attributed to Susan Ariel Rainbow Kennedy
Man is a dog's idea of what God should be —Holbrook Jackson
My little dog, a heartbeat at my feet —Edith Wharton
One reason a dog can be such a comfort when you're feeling blue is that he doesn't try to find out why.
Scratch a dog and you'll find a permanent job. —Franklin P. Jones
Properly trained, a man can be a dog's best friend. —Corey Ford
Dogs laugh, but they laugh with their tails. —Max Eastman
Did you ever walk into a room and forget why you walking in? I think that is how dogs spend their lives. —Sue Murphy
Happiness is a warm puppy. —Charles M. Schulz
If you are a dog and your owner suggests that you wear a sweater...suggest that he wear a tail. —Fran Lebowitz
A door is what a dog is perpetually on the wrong side of. —Ogden Nash
Whoever said you can't buy happiness forgot little puppies. —Gene Hill
The average dog is a nicer person than the average person. —Andy Rooney
The best way to get a puppy is to beg for a baby brother, and they'll settle for a puppy every time. —Winston Pendelton
A dog can express more with his tail in seconds than his owner can express with his tongue in hours.
I love a dog. He does nothing for political purposes. —Will Rogers
The pug is living proof that God has a sense of humor. —Margo Kaufman
I wonder if other dogs think poodles are members of a weird religious cult. —Rita Rudner
My goal in life is to be as good of a person my dog already thinks I am.

Kittens and Cats
There is no snooze button on a cat who wants breakfast.
Cats don't have owners, they have staff.
It is impossible to keep a straight face in the presence of one or more kittens. —Cynthia E. Varnado
The at is, above all things, a dramatist. —Margaret Benson
If you hold a cat by the tail, you learn things you cannot learn any other way. —Mark Twain
Cats were put into the world to disprove the dogma that all things were created to serve man. —Paul Gray
There is something about the presence of a cat....that seems to take the bite out of being alone. —Louis Camuti
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.
There are few things in life more heartwarming than to be welcomed by a cat. —Tay Hohoff
If cats could talk, they wouldn't. —Nan Porter
Curiosity killed the cat, but satisfaction brought it back.
Who among us hasn't envied a cat's ability to ignore the cares of daily life and to relax completely? —Karen Brademeyer
Cats are connoisseurs of comfort. —James Herriot
Time spent with cats is never wasted. —Sigmund Freud
When my cats aren't happy, I'm not happy. Not because I care about their mood but because I know they're just sitting there thinking up ways to get even. —Percy Bysshe Shelley
The cat could very well be man's best friend but would never stoop to admitting it. —Doug Larson
As every cat owner knows, nobody owns a cat. —Ellen Perry Berkeley
Cats can work out mathematically the exact place to sit that will cause the most inconvenience. —Pam Brown
There is no more intrepid explorer than a kitten. —Jules Champfleury
Dogs come when they're called; cats take a message and get back to you later. —Mary Bly
In ancient times cats were worshipped as gods; they have not forgotten this. —Terry Pratchett
Kittens are angels with whiskers.

I value my garden more for being full of blackbirds than of cherries, and very frankly give them fruit for their songs. —Joseph Addison
Have you ever observed a hummingbird moving about in an aerial dance among the flowers, a living prismatic is a creature of such fairy-like loveliness as to mock all description. —W.H. Hudson
Use the talents you possess, for the woods would be a very silent place if no birds sang except for the best. —Henry Van Dyke
My favorite weather is bird-chirping weather. —Loire Hartwould
A bird does not sing because it has an answer. It sings because it has a song. —Chinese Proverb
I hope you love birds too. It is economical. It saves going to heaven. —Emily Dickinson
It is not only fine feathers that make fine birds. —Aesop
I know why the caged bird sings —Maya Angelou
No bird soars too high if he soars with his own wings. —William Blake

There is something about the outside of a horse that is good for the inside of a man. —Winston Churchill
The wagon rests in winter, the sleigh in summer, the horse never. —Yiddish Proverb
No hour of life is wasted that is spent in the saddle. —Winston Churchill
The wind of heaven is that which blows between a horse's ears. —Arabian Proverb
To ride a horse is to ride the sky.
I can always tell which is the front end of a horse, but beyond that, my art is not above the ordinary. —Mark Twain
All I pay my psychiatrist is the cost of feed and hay, and he'll listen to me any day.
If the world was truly a rational place, men and women would ride sidesaddle. —Rita Mae Brown
There is just as much horse sense as ever, but the horses have most of it.
In riding a horse we borrow freedom. —Helen Thomson
Feeling down? Saddle up.
Small children are convinced that ponies deserve to se the inside of a house. —Maya Patel
To me, horses and freedom are synonymous —Veryl Goodnight
Horses lend us the wings we lack.
If you want a stable friendship, get a horse.
Horses—if God made anything more beautiful, he kept it for himself.
He flung himself upon his horse and rode madly off in all directions. —Stephen Leacock

Happy crafting!


QweenDavia said...

thank you for sharing these great words I keep a log of the ones that I like, then read them when I am in need of inspiration!

Anonymous said...

Thank you for sharing, these are fantastic!

Anonymous said...

Saving these gives me a bank account to draw from when I am in need of positive inspiration.


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