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  • It has been 20,000 years since man and dog formed their partnership. -- Donald McCaig
  • given the nature of the human couple, the love of a man and a woman is a priori inferior to that which can exist (at least in the best instances) in the love between man and dog...It is a completely selfless love. -- Milan Kundera
  • Texas is a fine place for men and dogs, but hell on women and horses. -- Molly Ivins
  • Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea. -- Robert A. Heinlein
  • Now I am just an elderly lady who is full of spleen, who humps around greater Boston in a God-awful hat, who never lived and yet outlived her time, hating men and dogs and Democrats. -- Anne Sexton
  • I don't believe anything can do as much for a room as a glowing fire in an attractive fireplace. Men and dogs love an open fire - they show good sense. It is the heart of any room and should be kindled on the slightest provocation. -- Dorothy Draper
  • I care not much for a man's religion whose dog and cat are not the better for it. -- Abraham Lincoln
  • Love is the emotion that a woman feels always for a poodle dog and sometimes for a man. -- George Jean Nathan
  • I would rather be beaten, and be a man, than to be elected and be a little puppy dog. -- Davy Crockett
  • I am not a cat man, but a dog man, and all felines can tell this at a glance - a sharp, vindictive glance. -- James Thurber
  • Among God's creatures two, the dog and the guitar, have taken all the sizes and all the shapes, in order not to be separated from the man. -- Andres Segovia
  • The rich man's dog gets more in the way of vaccination, medicine and medical care than do the workers upon whom the rich man's wealth is built. -- Samora Machel
  • I read the Odyssey because it was the story of a man who returned home after being absent for more than twenty years and was recognized only by his dog. -- Guillermo Cabrera Infante
  • Bullfights are hugely popular because you can sit comfortably with a hot dog and possibly watch a man die. It won't be me, but I can sit comfortably and watch it. -- Albert Brooks
  • The relationship between a military working dog and a military dog handler is about as close as a man and a dog can become. You see this loyalty, the devotion, unlike any other and the protectiveness. -- Robert Crais
  • I work like a dog, really. I go over scripts like a mad man and just want to make sure I have my house built, so that I can just kind of go nuts inside of it. -- Haley Webb
  • The factory of the future will have only two employees, a man and a dog. The man will be there to feed the dog. The dog will be there to keep the man from touching the equipment. -- Warren Bennis
  • I went to a Radiohead concert with Mr. Aaron Paul and became instantly hip. He's a great tweeter and took a photograph of the two of us. He said, 'Man, look at this! We've already got 800 hits in five minutes!' So this old dog became hip. -- Pierce Brosnan
  • The rise to prominence of the Saudi novel in Arabic is the great man-bites-dog of recent world literature. Saudi Arabia is a country without a free press, where European styles and forms are distrusted and where the female half of the population became literate only in this generation. -- James Buchan
  • All through the kind of late '80s and '90s, every A&R record company man was saying, 'Now what we want is another record like 'Back in the High Life.' And, of course, that's not the way to make music at all. That's the tail wagging the dog. -- Steve Winwood
  • Following rules is, of course, the reason the dog is man's best friend is because the dog follows rules, and they actually do experiments on that, is that how well certain breeds of dogs follow rules, and how much they internalize them. And so many hierarchical animals, obviously they follow rules. -- Frans de Waal
  • I'm not trying to hide from my past. I want to roll in it. Like a dog, rolling in feces, I'm rolling in the feces of my greatest hits - that's a bit of a wild way of looking at it, but I am a man, and we do like rolling in our own feces at times. -- Billy Idol
  • My childhood was spent with dogs, and I work with dogs surrounding me. This relationship is hardly unique - man-and-dog stories date back to ancient history, up to 10,000 years ago - but it feels that way to me. I used to have a love-hate relationship with dog stories because some got the dynamic right but most were dead wrong. -- David Wroblewski
  • There is a dog in every man. -- Linda Hamilton
  • You can't surprise a man with a dog. -- Cindy Chupack
  • Yeah, dog was this man's best friend, for sure. -- Tommy Rettig
  • Properly trained, a man can be dog's best friend. -- Corey Ford
  • A grateful dog is better than an ungrateful man. -- Saadi
  • In the eyes of my dog, I'm a man. -- Martin Mull
  • Islam to a man is like rabies to a dog -- Winston Churchill
  • I'm married but the special man is my dog, Henry. -- Ana Gasteyer
  • Man is a dog's idea of what God should be. -- Holbrook Jackson
  • Never knew a man not to be improved by a dog. -- Robert Ruark
  • The censure of a dog is something no man can stand. -- Christopher Morley
  • The man recovered of the bite, The dog it was that died. -- Oliver Goldsmith
  • I love my dog unconditionally, but never the man I'm sleeping with. -- Isabel Allende
  • No man should live where he can hear his neighbor's dog bark. -- Nathaniel Macon
  • I'm a mog: half man, half dog. I'm my own best friend! -- John Candy
  • Islam is more dangerous in a man than rabies in a dog. -- Winston Churchill
  • A man and his dog goes so well with home and castle. -- Ian Niall
  • Who hath a Wolfe for his mate, needes a Dog for his man. -- George Herbert
  • I would never sell my dog for a man. I'd sell the man. -- Chelsea Handler
  • Sometimes, when a man is alone, that's all you got is your dog. -- Mickey Rourke
  • Man tries to swallow meaning whole as a dog would eat his dinner. -- Walt Kelly
  • A man's soul can be judged by the way he treats his dog. -- Charles Doran
  • To his dog, every man is Napoleon; hence the constant popularity of dogs. -- Aldous Huxley
  • When a man's best friend is his dog, that dog has a problem. -- Edward Abbey
  • I like a bit of mongrel myself, whether it's a man or a dog. -- George Bernard Shaw
  • The dog is a gentleman; I hope to go to his heaven not man's. -- Mark Twain
  • The love between dog and man is idyllic, dogs were never expelled from paradise. -- Milan Kundera
  • You know, the man's best friend is his dog... if he's got nothing else. -- Johnny Cash
  • The dog is a yes-animal. Very popular with people who can't afford a yes man. -- Robertson Davies
  • Dog becomes a good friend with man whether the man himself is good or not! -- Mehmet Murat ildan
  • No man can fully understand the meaning of love unless he's owned by a dog. -- Gene Hill
  • France is a dog-hole, and it no more merits the tread of a man's foot. -- William Shakespeare
  • Had you fought like a man, you need not have been hang'd like a dog. -- Anne Bonny
  • I pissed on the man who called me a dog. Why was he so surprised? -- Diogenes
  • Society tames the wolf into a dog. And man is the most domesticated animal of all. -- Friedrich Nietzsche
  • If entertainment years were dog years, man, Id be like Gandhi. Id be like 250 years old. -- Justin Timberlake
  • If entertainment years were dog years, man, I'd be like Gandhi. I'd be, like, 250 years old. -- Justin Timberlake
  • You never realize a dog is a man's best friend until you start betting on horses. -- Karel Capek
  • Reverence: the spiritual attitude of a man to a god and a dog to a man. -- Ambrose
  • If a man whistles at you, don't turn around. You are a lady not a dog. -- Niall Horan
  • I also like men who like dogs. I couldn't date a man who doesn't like my dog. -- Kristin Davis
  • Nothing but love has made the dog lose his wild freedom, to become the servant of man. -- D. H. Lawrence
  • Look like a girl, act like a lady, think like a man and work like a dog. -- Caroline K. Simon
  • The dog has made man their God, if the dog was an atheist, it would be perfect. -- Paul Valery
  • I had rather hear my dog bark at a crow, than a man swear he loves me. -- William Shakespeare
  • You can usually tell that a man is good if he has a dog who loves him. -- W. Bruce Cameron
  • This man used to go to school with his dog. Then they were separated. His dog graduated! -- Henny Youngman
  • A tree weeps when cut down, a dog howls when beaten, but a man matures when offended. -- Jose Saramago
  • It is scarcely possible to doubt that the love of man has become instinctive in the dog. -- Charles Darwin
  • Does not the gratitude of the dog put to shame any man who is ungrateful to his benefactors? -- Saint Basil
  • I want a man as nice as my retarded dog, but one that doesn't crap on the floor. -- Laurie Notaro
  • A dog is much like a married man, obeying his master's voice for the sake of his master's touch. -- Robert Breault
  • A man bitten by a dog, whether the animal is mad or not, is apt to get mad himself. -- George D. Prentice
  • Man is an animal that makes bargains: no other animal does this - no dog exchanges bones with another. -- Adam Smith
  • Man is an animal that makes bargains no other animal does this - no dog exchanges bones with another -- Adam Smith
  • A man and his dog is a sacred relationship. What nature hath put together let no woman put asunder. -- A. R. Gurney
  • To a man the greatest blessing is individual liberty; to a dog it is the last word in despair. -- William Lyon Phelps
  • Outside of a dog, a book is a man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read. -- Groucho Marx
  • Werewolves? Oh please, just plain stupid. Who wants to get it on with a man ruled by his inner dog? -- Karen Marie Moning
  • A man, well, he'll walk right into Hell with both eyes open. But even the devil can't fool a dog. -- Earl Hamner, Jr.
  • No man can hope to be elected in his state without being photographed eating a hot dog at Nathan's Famous. -- Nelson Rockefeller
  • Truly, I would not hang a dog by my will, much more a man who hath any honesty in him. -- William Shakespeare
  • It often happens that a man is more humanely related to a cat or dog than to any human being. -- Henry David Thoreau
  • When a dog bites a man that is not news, but when a man bites a dog that is news -- Charles A. Dana
  • When a dog bites a man that is not news, but when a man bites a dog that is news. -- Charles A. Dana
  • Coonskin caps, Yankee bats, the Hound Dog man's big start. The A-bomb fears, Annette had ears, I lusted in my heart. -- John Fogerty
  • The idiot had shot their own dog. That's what happened when the destructive potential of a man's weapons exceeded his intelligence. -- Ilona Andrews
  • Really, Channing," remonstrated Alexia, "did you have to eat the man's dog? I am convinced you will experience terrible indigestion. -- Gail Carriger
  • The difference between the smartest dog and the stupidest man - say a Tennessee Holy Roller - is really very small. -- H. L. Mencken
  • Despots prefer the friendship of the dog, who, unjustly mistreated and debased, still loves and serves the man who wronged him. -- Charles Fourier
  • An ancient father says that a dog we know is better company than a man whose language we do not understand. -- Michel de Montaigne
  • The man who gets bit twice by the same dog is better adapted for that kind of business than any other. -- Josh Billings
  • Aye, you white dog, you are like all your race; but to a black man gold can never pay for blood. -- Robert E. Howard
  • Elegy of the Death of a Mad Dog The dog, to gain some praivate ends, Went mad and bit the man. -- Oliver Goldsmith
  • A dog who thinks he is a man's best friend is a dog who obviously has never met a tax lawyer. -- Fran Lebowitz
  • When a man's dog turns against hime, it is time for his wife to pack her trunk and go home to mamma. -- Mark Twain
  • With the exception of women, there is nothing on earth so agreeable or necessary to the comfort of man as the dog. -- Edward Jesse
  • I once knew a man out of courtesy help a lame dog over a stile, and he for requital bit his fingers. -- William Chillingworth
  • In a world where every man and his dog is a designer, Alexander McQueen was the real deal. His talent was supersonic. -- Philip Treacy
  • I am sorry to see you here, but if you had fought like a man, you needn't be hanged like a dog. -- Anne Bonny
  • The dog is man's best friend. He has a tail on one end. Up in front he has teeth. And four legs underneath. -- Ogden Nash
  • A man running for office puts me in mind of a dog that's lost-he smells everybody he meets, and wags himself all over. -- Josh Billings
  • The most valuable lesson man has learned from his dog is to kick a few blades of grass over it and move on. -- Robert Breault
  • I'll give you a theory: Man's closest relative is not the chimpanzee, as the TV people believe, but is, in fact, the dog. -- Garth Stein
  • Well I just figure any man who risks his neck to save a dog's life isn't going to kill someone for gold teeth. -- Alvin Adams
  • No man is the boss of his own house, but he can make up for it, he thinks, by making a dog play dead. -- W. C. Fields
  • The psychological and moral comfort of a presence at once humble and understanding-this is the greatest benefit that the dog has bestowed upon man. -- Percy Bysshe Shelley
  • The dog has seldom been successful in pulling man up to its level of sagacity, but man has frequently dragged the dog down to his. -- James Thurber
  • As the dog becomes thoroughbred in the laws of clan and caste; obedient, fraternal and loyal; so is the man who accepts the gentleman's code. -- Gelett Burgess
  • Every species, human and subhuman, has some distinguishing mark, so that you can tell a man from a beast, or a dog from a cow. -- Mahatma Gandhi
  • Why is it that no other species but man gets bored? Under the circumstances in which a man gets bored, a dog goes to sleep. -- Walker Percy
  • Man is troubled by what might be called the Dog Wish, a strange and involved compulsion to be as happy and carefree as a dog -- James Thurber
  • I had a Shiatsu dog for 12 years - we were different in size but he was certainly man's best friend, he was my little guy. -- Brian Baumgartner
  • Guide dogs for the blind. It's cruel really, isn't it? Getting a dog to lead a man round all day. Not fair on either of them. -- Steve Coogan
  • I had a shih tzu dog for 12 years - we were different in size but he was certainly man's best friend, he was my little guy. -- Brian Baumgartner
  • If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and man. -- Mark Twain
  • I would like to be able to admire a man's opinions as I would his dog - without being expected to take it home with me. -- Frank A. Clark
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