Dog Wisdom: 22 Inspirational Quotes About Dogs

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There’s no doubt that dogs are beloved creatures that bring joy, companionship, and loyalty to our lives. They’re more than just pets; they’re members of our families, our protectors, our confidants, and our sources of comfort. But beyond their physical presence, dogs have an innate ability to inspire us with their unwavering spirit, resilience, and unconditional love. And what better way to capture that inspiration than through words? Inspirational quotes about dogs have been shared across the internet and social media platforms for years. These quotes remind us of the valuable lessons that dogs can teach us about life, love, and the human spirit. Whether it’s about learning to live in the present moment or showing compassion and empathy towards others, dogs have a way of bringing out the best in us.

In this blog, we’ll explore some of the most inspirational quotes about dogs that will touch your heart and remind you of the power of these amazing creatures. From famous dog lovers to anonymous authors, we’ve compiled a list of unique and thought-provoking quotes that will make you appreciate the special bond between humans and dogs.

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Inspirational Quotes About Dog

1. “Dogs never bite me. Just humans.” ― Marilyn Monroe

2. “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

3. “Dogs are our link to paradise. They don’t know evil or jealousy or discontent. To sit with a dog on a hillside on a glorious afternoon is to be back in Eden, where doing nothing was not boring–it was peace.” ― Milan Kundera

4. “Meow” means “woof” in cat.” ― George Carlin

5. “I am fond of pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals.” ― Winston S. Churchill

6. “If animals could speak, the dog would be a blundering outspoken fellow; but the cat would have the rare grace of never saying a word too much.” ― Mark Twain

7. “When your heart breaks, you should die. But there’s still the rest of you. There’s your breasts, and your genitals, and they’re amazingly stupid, like babies or faithful dogs, they don’t get it, they just want him. Want him.” ― Tony Kushner

8. “I feel about my dogs now, and all the dogs I had prior to this, the way I feel about children—they are that important to me. When I have lost a dog I have gone into a mourning period that lasted for months.” ― Mary Tyler Moore

9. “A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself.” ― Josh Billings

10. “The world would be a nicer place if everyone had the ability to love as unconditionally as a dog.” ― M.K. Clinton

11. “The dog is a gentleman; I hope to go to his heaven not man’s.” ― Mark Twain

12. “A bone to the dog is not charity. Charity is the bone shared with the dog, when you are just as hungry as the dog.” ― Jack London

13. “A dog reflects the family life. Whoever saw a frisky dog in a gloomy family, or a sad dog in a happy one? Snarling people have snarling dogs, dangerous people have dangerous ones.” ― Arthur Conan Doyle

14. “A house is not a home until it has a dog.” ― Gerald Durrell

15. “You think those dogs will not be in heaven! I tell you they will be there long before any of us.” ― Robert Louis Stevenson

16. “If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.” ― Woodrow Wilson

17. “Dogs are better than human beings because they know but do not tell.” ― Emily Dickinson

18. “Petting, scratching, and cuddling a dog could be as soothing to the mind and heart as deep meditation and almost as good for the soul as prayer.” ― Dean Koontz

19. “A door is what a dog is perpetually on the wrong side of.” ― Ogden Nash

20. “The average dog is a nicer person than the average person.” ― Andy Rooney

21. “Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole.” ― Roger Caras

22. “Dogs, being wordless, can only be mirrors of their humans. It’s not their fault that their people are fatally flawed.” ― Lauren Groff

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