Famous Quotes About Dogs


Quotes About Dogs

At WagBrag, we love our dogs so much we decided to see how many quotes there were out there. We found a whole bunch of them and decided to put our favorites in this blog post. Here are our top picks of famous quotes about dogs.

Dave Barry

We’ve loved Dave Barry’s columns since the very beginning and this quote continues that love:

“You can say any foolish thing to a dog, and the dog will give you a look that says, ‘Wow, you’re right! I never would’ve thought of that!’”

Robert Benchley

Robert Benchley is a humorist and is also an actor on Broadway. His quote about dogs made us laugh out loud:

A dog teaches a boy fidelity, perseverance, and to turn around three times before lying down.”

Roger Caras

Roger Caras is a well-known photographer and writer and gives us this profound quote:

“Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole.”

Famous Quotes About Dogs

June Carter Cash

This singer and songwriter is best known for being the wife of Johnny Cash and has this humorous quote about dogs:

“Every dog has his day, unless he loses his tail, then he has a weak-end.”

Charles De Gaulle

The former President of the French Republic had this to say about dogs:

“The better I get to know men, the more I find myself loving dogs.”

Dwight D. Eisenhower

The 34th President of the United States coined this saying about dogs that has been repeated often:

“What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight; it’s the size of the fight in the dog.”

Benjamin Franklin

One of the original 55 who signed the Declaration of Independence says this:

“There are three faithful friends: an old wife, an old dog, and ready money.”

Kristan Higgins

The author of “In Your Dreams” has a very touching sentiment about how dog’s help us feel better:

“When an eighty-five pound mammal licks your tears away, then tries to sit on your lap, it’s hard to feel sad.”

Lee Iacocca

The former president and CEO of Chrysler talks about managers this way:

“There are times when even the best manager is like the little boy with the big dog — waiting to see where the dog wants to go so he can take him there.”

Barbara Kingsolver

The author of Animal Dreams and the Poisonwood Bible gives us a great insight into a dogs psyche:

“A dog can’t think that much about what he’s doing, he just does what feels right.”

Dean Koontz

Writer Dean Koontz values his canine friends like this:

“Once you have had a wonderful dog, a life without one, is a life diminished.”

Groucho Marx

This golden age comedian had this one liner about dogs:

“Outside of a dog, a book is man’s best friend. Inside of a dog it’s too dark to read.”

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WagBrag’s co-founder, Russ Boles, has a deep history in animal rescue and welfare. For the past 12 years, Russ has served in various roles with Atlanta-based animal advocacy organizations focused on rescue, training and education. In addition, Russ led a local rescue volunteer team into New Orleans immediately after Hurricane Katrina, assisting in efforts to rescue and care for stranded animals. This experience changed his life, and animal rescue and advocacy will always be a part of everything he does.