Animal Quotes

There are so many wonderful animal quotes. I chose here the ones I liked the best.

Quotes About Animals A

A black cat crossing your path signifies that the animal is going somewhere.

- Groucho Marx 

A canter is the cure for all evil.

- Benjamin Disraeli


A cat is a puzzle for which there is no solution.

- Hazel Nicholson 


A dog is a dog, a bird is a bird, and a cat is a person.

- Mugsy Peabody



Sometimes I paint cat paintings and this is a gouache painting I made.


If you would like to see the painting up close, click it. You will go to a page where you can see the details, and also read the cat's story.


This is a beautiful Turkish Angora cat Snowi, who loves to sit in his garden.


A dog is the only thing on earth that will love you more than it loves Itself.

- Josh Billings 


A dog wags its tail with its heart

- Martin Buxbaum 


A hen is only an egg's way of making another egg.

- Samuel Butler

A Horse! A Horse! my kingdom for a horse!

- Shakespeare 


A horse gallops with his lungs, Perseveres with his heart, And wins with his character.

- Tesio 


A righteous man cares for the needs of his animal.

- Proverbs 12:10 



Aerodynamically, the bumble bee shouldn't be able to fly, but the bumble bee doesn't know it so it goes on flying anyway.

- Mary Kay Ash 


A Horse! A Horse! my kingdom for a horse!

- Shakespeare 


A horse gallops with his lungs, Perseveres with his heart, And wins with his character.

- Tesio 


A righteous man cares for the needs of his animal.

- Proverbs 12:10 


Aerodynamically, the bumble bee shouldn't be able to fly, but the bumble bee doesn't know it so it goes on flying anyway.

- Mary Kay Ash 


All Nature is so filled with wisdom one only has to look to the natural world to be guided. As the American Indian intuitively knew— All life contains a Spirit with virtues we may learn from.

- Nan Sea Love 


All of the animals except for man know that the principle business of life is to enjoy it.

- Samuel Butler 


An animal's eyes have the power to speak a great language.

- Martin Buber 


And God took a handful of southernly wind, blew His breath over it and created the horse.

- Bedouin Legend 


Animals are my friends, and I don't eat my friends

- George Bernard Shaw 



This is a black and white sketch of a parrot I have drawn.

If you like the design you will find it in Cafepress.


Animals are reliable, many full of love, true in their affections, predictable in their actions, grateful and loyal. Difficult standards for people to live up to.

- Alfred A. Montapert 


Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms.

- George Elliot 


Animals share with us the privilege of having a soul.

- Pythagoras 


Animal Quotes A by Anonymous

A bird does not sing because it has an answer. It sings because it has a song.

- Chinese Proverb 


A cat sees us as the dogs...A cat sees himself as the human.

- Anonymous 


A cat sneezing is a good omen for everyone who hears it.

- Italian saying 


A dog has lots of friends because he wags his tail and not his tongue.

- Anonymous 


A dog may be a man's best friend but a horse made history...

- Anonymous 


A house is not a home without a pet.

- Anonymous



Animal Quotes C


This is a gouache painting of a beautiful Egyptian Mau cat Qetesh.


The Maus is the oldest cat breed in the world. If you wish to see the painting closer, click on it and you will open a page where you can see the details.

Cats always know whether people like or dislike them. They do not always care enough to do anything about it.

- Winifred Carriere


Cats are connoisseurs of comfort.

- James Herriot


Cats are the ultimate narcissists. You can tell this because of all the time they spend on personal grooming. Dogs aren't like this. A dog's idea of personal grooming is to roll on a dead fish.

- James Gorman


Cats don't like change without their consent.

- Roger Caras


Cats have it all - admiration, an endless sleep, and company only when they want it.

- Rod McKuen




Cows are amongst the gentlest of breathing creatures; none show more passionate tenderness to their young when deprived of them; and, in short, I am not ashamed to profess a deep love for these quiet creatures.

- Thomas De Quincey.



Animal Quotes C by Anonymous

Cat's Motto: No matter what you've done wrong, always try to make it look like the dog did it.

- Anonymous


Animal Quotes D


This is a gouache painting of a beautiful Turkish Angora cat Grace.


If you would like to see the painting closer, click of the photo and you will be taken to a page where you can see the details and read Grace's touching story.

Did you ever walk into a room and forget why you walked in? I think that is how dogs spend their lives.

- Sue Murphy


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

- Roger Caras


Dogs come when they're called; cats take a message and get back to you later.

- Mary Bly


Dogs feel very strongly that they should always go with you in the car, in case the need should arise for them to bark violently at nothing right in your ear.

- Dave Barry



Animal Quotes D by Anonymous

Dogs have owners, cats have staff.

- Anonymous


Animal Quotes E

Even the woodpecker owes his success to the fact that he uses his head and keeps pecking away until he finishes the job he starts.

- Coleman Cox




Everyone's pet is the most outstanding. This begets mutual blindness.

- Jean Cocteau


Animal Quotes E by Anonymous

Eagles: When they walk, they stumble. They are not what one would call graceful. They were not designed to walk. They fly. And when they fly, oh, how they fly, so free, so graceful. They see from the sky what we never see.

- Anonymous


Every animal knows more than you do.

- Native American saying


Every child should have two things: a dog, and a mother willing to let him have one.

- Anonymous


Animal Quotes G by Anonymous

God created domestic cats so that men might touch tigers.

- Anonymous

Animal Quotes H

Horse sense is the thing a horse has which keeps it from betting on people.

- W.C. Fields


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