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Humans And Dogs Quotes


"Never beg for mercy. Accept that you have failed. Begging is for dogs and humans." - Paolo Bacigalupi

"Dogs never bite me. Just humans." - Marilyn Monroe

"Humans were denied the speech of animals. The only common ground of communication upon which dogs and men can get together is in fiction." - O Henry

"I visualize a time when we will be to robots what dogs are to humans. And I am rooting for the machines." - Claude Shannon

"Many dogs can understand almost every word humans say, while humans seldom learn to recognize more than half a dozen barks, if that. And barks are only a small part of the dog language. A wagging tail can mean so many things. Humans know that it means a dog is pleased, but not what a dog is saying about his pleasedness." - Dodie Smith

"Dogs are not like cats, who amusingly tolerate humans only until someone comes up with a tin opener that can be operated with a paw. Men made dogs, they took wolves and gave them human things-unnecessary intelligence, names, a desire to belong, and a twitching inferiority complex. All dogs dream wolf dreams, and know they're dreaming of biting their Maker. Every dog knows, deep in his heart, that he is a Bad Dog..." - Terry Pratchett

"Like many other much-loved humans, they believed that they owned their dogs, instead of realizing that their dogs owned them." - Dodie Smith

"Dogs bark and the caravan goes by." - Jose Mourinho

"Dogs have always provided a special kind of love and companionship that I experience only some of the time with humans. They have a strong sense of character and live the way we ought to: dogs never compare you to your sister nor make judgments in her favor. Dogs never know what is coming and so live purely in the moment, savoring the good, doing their best to endure the bad-and they offer up this miraculous example so that we can learn from it." - Linda Gray

"One of the most enduring friendships in history - dogs and their people, people and their dogs." - Terry Kay

"Men cannot think like dogs.... [There exists] a sharp difference in the mental capacity of humans and canines. For example, a human who is given an intricate problem will spend all day trying to solve it, but a canine will have the sense to give up and do something else instead." - Corey Ford

"I do not concern myself with my inability to feel such comfort amidst humans (other than with very few friends and family), but, rather, am simply thankful that at least dogs exist, and I'm humbly aware of how much less a person I"d be - how less a human - if they did not exist." - Rick Bass

"Don't call 'em dogs. Dogs are loyal and they run after balls." - Louise Brown

"He was in awe of the thirst that people had for someone to tell them that everything was going to be all right. He marveled at the gullibility and vulnerability of his fellow humans. No wonder the churches called them sheep. They were woolly-headed pack animals being herded around for the benefit of whoever knew how to control the dogs." - Craig Ferguson

"We are unique. Chimpanzees are unique. Dogs are unique. But we humans are just not as different as we used to think." - Jane Goodall

"I and other humans no difference." - Ikkyu

"Humans are born curious, creative, and intuitive." - Ken Robinson

"Treat 'em like dogs, and you'll have dogs' works and dogs' actions. Treat 'em like men, and you'll have men's works." - Harriet Beecher Stowe

"Lap-dogs and blood-hounds enjoy the greatest respect at court; house-dogs and no dogs at all are not even considered." - Franz Grillparzer

"Love's Pestilence, and her slow dogs of war." - Percy Bysshe Shelley

"No philosophers so thoroughly comprehend us as dogs and horses." - Herman Melville

"Human sacrifice! Dogs and cats living together! Mass hysteria!" - Bill Murray

"Houses are for private living, for friends, and for dogs." - Francoise Sagan

"Rambunctious and delinquent dogs become angelic when sitting." - Ian Dunbar

"Unmissed but by his dogs and by his groom." - William Cowper

"The dogs, and home, privacy is my constant." - Dan Fogelberg

"Fortunately the family is a human institution: humans made it and humans can change it." - Shere Hite

"Every human is like all other humans, some other humans, and no other human." - Clyde Kluckhohn

"Doc tips his hat to dogs as he drives by and the dogs look up and smile at him." - John Steinbeck

"My dad played in different clubs and open mic nights. But he mostly walked dogs. A lot of dogs." - Rachel Trachtenburg

"We humans are in such a strange position-we are still animals whose behavior reflects that of our ancestors, yet we are unique-unlike any other animal on earth. Our distinctiveness separates us and makes it easy to forget where we came from. Perhaps dogs help us remember the depth of our roots, reminding us-the animals at the other end of the leash-that we may be special, but we are not alone. No wonder we call them our best friends." - Patricia McConnell

"Dogs and humans are symbiotic species. We need each other." - Cynthia Heimel

"The capacity for love that makes dogs such rewarding companions has a flip-side: They find it difficult to cope without us. Since we humans programmed this vulnerability, it's our responsibility to ensure that our dogs do not suffer as a result." - John Bradshaw

"Heaven and earth are ruthless, and treat the various creatures as straw dogs; the sage is ruthless, and treats others as straw dogs." - Laozi

"I love dogs. I grew up with dogs in my family from the time that I was a little boy; we always had German Shepherds and Labradors. I get on very well with dogs, they trust me." - Paul Walker

"I say, thirteen is too many dogs for good mental health. Five is pretty much the limit. More than five dogs and you forfeit your right to call yourself entirely sane. Even if the dogs are small." - E. Lockhart

"People can be a fine substitute for other dogs. But I think that if they had to choose, dogs by and large would choose the company of other dogs." - Elizabeth Marshall Thomas

"Dogs possess a quality that's rare among humans - the ability to make you feel valued just by being you - and it was something of a miracle to me to be on the receiving end of all that acceptance. The dog didn't care what I looked like, or what I did for a living, or what a train wreck of a life I'd led before I got her, or what we did from day to day. She just wanted to be with me, and that awareness gave me a singular sensation of delight." - Caroline Knapp

"I have two dogs. If I had retarded children, I'd be a hero. And yet, the dogs are pretty much the same thing." - Bill Maher

"It was raining cats and dogs, and I fell in a poodle." - Charles A. Murray

"The breadth and depth of what dogs do for our happiness and longevity is pretty remarkable." - Marty Becker

"Dogs and philosophers do the greatest good and get the fewest rewards." - Diogenes of Sinope

"People of the world, unite and defeat the U.S. aggressors and all their running dogs!" - Mao Zedong

"Texas is a fine place for men and dogs, but hell on women and horses." - Molly Ivins

"And that is why I hate dogs." " . . . woof." -Sebastian and Ceiel" - Yana Toboso

"Braggarts and rogues, dogs and scoundrels, drive them out, Harry Potter, see them off!" - J K Rowling

"Like the greatest virtue and the worst dogs, the fiercest hatred is silent." - Jean Paul

"Let dogs delight to bark and bite, for God hath made them so." - Isaac Watts

"The old saw about old dogs and new tricks only applies to certain people." - Daniel Pinkwater

"I know Sir John will go, though he was sure it would rain cats and dogs." - Jonathan Swift

"I care for my dogs as if my life depended on them. And oftentimes it does." - Susan Butcher

"Dogs read the world through their noses and write their history in urine." - J. R. Ackerley

"Aristocrats have heirs, the poor have children, and the rest keep dogs." - Spike Milligan

"PHYSICIAN, n. One upon whom we set our hopes when ill and our dogs when well." - Ambrose Bierce

"Isn't it wonderful how dogs can win friends and influence people without ever reading a book." - Charles E. McKenzie

"Dogs don't make mistakes." - Arthur Conan Doyle

"The differences you perceive between Humans-between groups of Humans-are the result of isolation and inbreeding, mutation, and adaptation to different Earth environments" - Octavia Butler

"The difference between animals and humans is that animals change themselves for the environment, but humans change the environment for themselves." - Ayn Rand

"Whatever humans have learned had to be learned as a consequence only of trial and error experience. Humans have learned only through mistakes." - R Buckminster Fuller

"One difference between ants and humans is that while ants send their old women off to war, humans send their young men." - E O Wilson

"Music links us humans, heart to heart...Across time and space, and life and death." - Nancy Werlin

"The largest and most powerful computers are still no match for the smallest and weakest humans." - Alison Gopnik

"Dogs never bite me - just humans." - Marilyn Monroe

"Science has so far been unable to tell us how self-aware dogs are, much less whether they have anything like our conscious thoughts. This is not surprising, since neither scientists nor philosophers can agree about what the consciousness of humans consists of, let alone that of animals." - John Bradshaw

"There is no fundamental difference between humans and the higher mammalsin their mental faculties" - Charles Darwin

"The worst condition of humans is when they lose knowledge and control of themselves." - Michel De Montaigne

"The Ego is a veil between humans and God'." "In prayer all are equal." - Rumi

"... you just can't differentiate between a robot and the very best of humans." - Isaac Asimov

"Programs are meant to be read by humans and only incidentally for computers to execute." - Donald Knuth

"... living out of sight of any shore does rich and powerfully strange things to humans." - M F K Fisher

"Any act of violence creates resentment and resistance, because humans were meant to be free." - Bryant H Mcgill

"All animals, including humans, have a right to lives of dignity and respect, without forced intrusions." - Marc Bekoff

"There is only one quality that makes humans truly human and that is their will." - Kohta Hirano

"But we are what we are, and humans will always hate." - James Frey

"Music is human vibration. It makes humans vibrate and takes them someplace else." - Abderrahmane Sissako

"Thought does not ennoble us and neither does it differentiate humans from other animals." - Georges Bataille

"There shall come a day when Birds shall be free... :) and humans will see..." - K Hari Kumar

"Nothing changes; we humans repeat the same sins over and over, eternally." - Isabel Allende

"I believe humans have souls, and I believe in the conservation of souls." - John Green

"Cheese has always been a food that both sophisticated and simple humans love." - M F K Fisher

"Humans often fail to see what is close to them and obvious to others." - Graeme Simsion

"Humans, with the capacities of higher-order thinking, can overcome limiting behaviors and fears." - Paul R. Scheele

"Children and dogs are as necessary to the welfare of the country as Wall Street and the railroads." - Harry S Truman

"Kindness, it turns out, is hard - it starts out all rainbows and puppy dogs, and expands to include . . . well, EVERYTHING." - George Saunders

"I like hot dogs. I like eggplant. I like pizza and creamed corn and beer. But I don't like Arabs." - Zach Braff

"Why may we not be in the universe, as our dogs and cats are in our drawingrooms and libraries?" - William James

"I like dogs. You always know what a dog is thinking. It has four moods. Happy, sad, cross and concentrating. Also, dogs are faithful and they do not tell lies because they cannot talk." - Mark Haddon

"With dogs and people, it's love in big splashy colours. When you're involved with a cat, you're dealing in pastels." - Louis J. Camuti

"I am in flight from my story every day, and it dogs me like a faithful stray." - Lionel Shriver

"He shall fall down into a pit called Because, and there he shall perish with the dogs of reason." - Aleister Crowley

"There's nothing that I love more than predawn. I'm with the dogs, I make coffee, and there's no one up." - Dustin Hoffman

"I have a very old and very faithful attachment for dogs. I like them because they always forgive." - Albert Camus

"It's funny how dogs and cats know the inside of folks better than other folks do, isn't it?" - Eleanor Porter

"Cruelty is cruelty, whether it's cruelty to children, to the elderly, to dogs and cats, or to chickens." - Russell Simmons

"I've always loved dogs. I grew up with them and I love working with them. They're really fun." - Zac Efron

"You just never know when it might be cookie time. And, that is what the dogs have taught me." - Merrill Markoe

"The purpose of a liberal arts education is to learn that a person can like both cats and dogs." - Marva Collins

"Sometimes you're sure dogs have some secret, superior intelligence, and other times you know they're only their simple, goofy selves." - Deb Caletti

"Lie down and offer your throat. No, wait, that's how dogs submit. I know! Offer her you're wallet!" Oberon" - Kevin Hearne

"Like some dogs: kick them once and they never trust you again, no matter how nice you are to them." - Stephen King

"A dog could see your heart in your eyes, Budress told him, and dogs were drawn to our hearts." - Robert Crais

"Of course when you were running with the bottom dogs, what you mostly saw were paws, claws, and assholes." - Stephen King

"Dogs are great teachers. They are at home in the world. They live in the moment, and they force us to stay there with them. Dogs love us unconditionally, not for our bodies or bank accounts." - Susan Cheever

"It's a privilege to be in such a great category of people and... I don't believe in God, so I'd like to thank dogs. Dogs have given me everything." - Ricky Gervais

"It as true that normal people couldn't hear Gaspode speak, because dogs don't speak. It's a well know fact. ... Besides, almost all dogs don't talk. Ones that do are merely a statistical error, and can therefore be ignored." - Terry Pratchett

"Like children, dogs want discipline and are most secure when they have rules to live by. The happiest dogs are those with gentle masters who quietly but firmly demand respect." - Dean Koontz

"My son walked up to Nicole on the beach and I was throwing the ball for the dogs in the ocean. I was like, 'Max, you get the dogs. I'll talk to the hot blondes." - John C Mcginley

"I remember also speaking to a reporter on Gay News who enquired about my attitude to Gay Dogs and reassuring him of my compassionate attitude to homosexuality among dogs, while secretly feeling they ought to be whipped." - Auberon Waugh

"We always had dogs,so I understood all the joy and the love animals are capable of giving. It's crazy to me that some people have dogs in thier homes, but they treat them more like furniture." - Alicia Silverstone

"Being a person, I had come to realize, is a communal activity. Dogs know how to be dogs. But people do not know how to be people unless and until they learn from other people." - John Green

"Lo, when two dogs are fighting in the streets, With a third dog one of the two dogs meets; With angry teeth he bites him to the bone, And this dog smarts for what that dog has done." - Henry Fielding

"I'm a big man and I like big dogs.... The dogs kept growing until only one of us could get in the elevator. It caused enough hassles so they finally kicked me out of my apartment." - Wilt Chamberlain

"I could claim any number of high-flown reasons for writing, just as you can explain certain dogs behavior... But maybe, it's that they're dog, and that's what dogs do." - Amy Hempel

"I don't appreciate people who celebrate their dog's birthdays with "dog parties," and then invite their friends who don't even have dogs. I understand why people like dogs, and I think they definitely bring more to the table than cats or those godforsaken ferrets, but I don't think it's healthy for people to treat their dogs like they are real people." - Chelsea Handler

"I like dogs better [than people]. They give you unconditional love. They either lick your face or bite you, but you always know where they're coming from. With people, you never know which ones will bite. The difference between dogs and men is that you know where dogs sleep at night." - Greg Louganis

"I was sitting in Arizona when I received Dogs on Cape Cod. Seeing the joy these dogs had playing on the beaches and in the marsh grasses on the Cape carried me back to my family visits in Harwich. The dogs are so full of life, it just made me smile." - Betsy King

"Max-Dogs, dogs, go away, let me live another day." - James Patterson

"Dogs are actually very smart, it's just that they're rather clumsy, but it's this trait that makes humans attracted to them and why I love dogs so much." - Hiromu Arakawa

"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

"Experts are just trained dogs." - Albert Einstein

"Dogs wait for us faithfully." - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"Great men have great dogs." - Otto Von Bismarck

"I just find that humans are predictable and stupid and animals and nature are a lot more magical to me. I'm just interested in magic, and not the silly humans." - Jason Lytle

"American scientific companies are cross-breeding humans and animals and coming up with mice with fully functioning human brains." - Christine O'Donnell

"Humans feel deeply the suffering of their friends and allies and easily discount/dismiss the comparable experience of their enemies." - Ray Kurzweil

"Computers are incredibly fast, accurate, and stupid: humans are incredibly slow, inaccurate and brilliant; together they are powerful beyond imagination." - Albert Einstein

"Regardless of what the object of design is, humans need design. For anything humans use in their day to day life, they need design and it is a clear and concrete proof of the fundamental human right to live." - Kenji Ekuan

"Look at the optimism of Nature. Nothing can stop it. Only the ego makes humans pessimistic, and this causes suffering." - Mata Amritanandamayi

"Marlene Dietrich and Roy Rogers are the only two living humans who should be allowed to wear black leather pants." - Edith Head

"I just think perfection and lasting through the ages is for Greek statues, not us mere humans." - Mary E. Pearson

"Humans aren't defined by death, and they're not defined by what they lack. They're defined by their connections." - Dan Wells

"Some people are old at 18 and some are young at 90. Time is a concept that humans created." - Yoko Ono

"Science is the best thing humans beings have ever come up with. And if it isn't, science will fix it." - Bill Nye

"If you let hydrogen gas alone for 13 billion years it will become giraffes, rose bushes and humans." - Brian Swimme

"Emotional intelligence is what humans are good at and that's not a sideshow. That's the cutting edge of human intelligence." - Ray Kurzweil

"There's science and there's science, is all I'm saying. Where humans are the subjects, it's mostly not science" - Karen Joy Fowler

"The most despicable humans are the ones who always feel virtuous and look down on the rest of the world." - Carlos Ruiz Zafon

"When we humans speak, we are not merely communicating information but attempting to make an impression and achieve a goal." - Francine Prose

"Beast had once informed me that humans were hunters only by luck and because they had opposable thumbs." - Faith Hunter

"Humans are suspicious and jealous creatures. When they see something perfect, they want to find a flaw." - Gosho Aoyama

"Flying off the handle sometimes causes hammers and humans to lose their heads, as well as their effectiveness." - William Arthur Ward

"Almost all Japanese animation is produced with hardly any basis taken from observing real people, you know. It's produced by humans who can't stand looking at other humans. And that's why the industry is full of otaku!" - Hayao Miyazaki

"A good zoo," Stella said, "is a large domain. A wild cage. A safe place to be. It has room to roam and humans who don't hurt." She pauses, considering her words. "A good zoo is how humans make amends." - Katherine Applegate

"I've read that male dolphins try to have sex with humans, and female apes solicit sex from humans. What is wrong with giving them what they want, if that's what turns you on, or even just to gratify them?" - Richard Stallman

"The Master created humans first as the lowest type, most easily formed. Gradually, he replaced them by robots, the next higher step, and finally he created me, to take the place of the last humans." - Isaac Asimov

"When animals do something noble we say they are behaving "like humans". When humans do something disgusting we say they are behaving "like animals". Clumsy use of the English language perpetuates the myth that animals are inferior and disposable beings." - Philip Wollen

"I don't want you to be young and beautiful. I only want one thing. I want you to be kind-hearted - and not just towards cats and dogs." - Vasily Grossman

"Although humans today remain more capable than machines for many tasks, by 2030 machine capabilities will have increased to the point that humans will have become the weakest component in a wide array of systems and processes. Humans and machines will need to become far more closely coupled, through improved human-machine interfaces and by direct augmentation of human performance" - Werner J. A. Dahm

"They can see their neighbors. Roosters and dogs can be heard from there. Still, they will age and die without visiting one another." - Laozi

"I didn't move. I've learned from years of experience that dogs and falcons and ladies come back to you if you stay where you are." - Tracy Chevalier



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