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Always remember, a cat looks down on man, a dog looks up to man, but a pig will look man right in the eye and see his equal.

Winston Churchill (1874-1965) British politician.

How many legs does a dog have if you call the tail a leg? Four. Calling a tail a leg doesn't make it a leg.

Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) Politician. President of the United States.

From the oyster to the eagle, from the swine to the tiger, all animals are to be found in men and each of them exists in some man, sometimes several at the time. Animals are nothing but the portrayal of our virtues and vices made manifest to our eyes, the visible reflections of our souls. God displays them to us to give us food for thought.

Victor Hugo (1802-1885) French poet, dramatist and novelist.

The dog is the god of frolic.

Henry Ward Beecher (1813-1887) American politician.

Man is the only animal that can remain on friendly terms with the victims he intends to eat until he eats them.

Samuel Butler (1612-1680) British poet and satirist.


The great 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 (1612-1680) British poet and satirist.

The poor dog, in life the firmest friend. The first to welcome, foremost to defend.

Lord Byron (1788-1824) British poet.

Poor little Foal of an oppressed race! I love the languid patience of thy face.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834) British poet, critic, and philosopher.

Mankind differs from the animals only by a little and most people throw that away.

Confucius (BC 551-BC 479) Chinese philosopher.

At his best, man is the noblest of all animals; separated from law and justice he is the worst.

Aristotle (384 BC-322 BC) Greek philosopher.