Cornerstones

Dogs

(Lawrence W. Todd, 1952, Progressive Farmer Archives)

What do dogs do on their day off? Can't lie around -- that's their job.
George Carlin

And she said, Truth, Lord: yet the dogs eat of the crumbs which fall from their masters' table.
Matthew 15:27 (KJV)

My fashion philosophy is, if you're not covered in dog hair, your life is empty.
Elayne Boosler

A dog will teach you unconditional love. If you can have that in your life, things won't be too bad.
Robert Wagner

Everything I know, I learned from dogs.
Nora Roberts

My little dog -- a heartbeat at my feet.
Edith Wharton

I've seen a look in dogs' eyes, a quickly vanishing look of amazed contempt, and I am convinced that basically dogs think humans are nuts.
John Steinbeck

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

All his life he tried to be a good person. Many times, however, he failed. For after all, he was only human. He wasn't a dog.
Charles M. Schulz

When your children are teenagers, it's important to have a dog so that someone in the house is happy to see you.
Nora Ephron

I have found that when you are deeply troubled, there are things you get from the silent devoted companionship of a dog that you can get from no other source.
Doris Day

If there are no dogs in heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went.
Will Rogers

No matter how little money and how few possessions you own, having a dog makes you rich.
Louis Sabin

I think dogs are the most amazing creatures; they give unconditional love. For me, they are the role model for being alive.
Gilda Radner

Every dog must have his day.
Jonathan Swift

I want to work like a dog, doing what I was born to do with joy and purpose. I want to play like a dog, with total, jolly abandon.
Oprah Winfrey

It is a truism to say that the dog is largely what his master makes of him: he can be savage and dangerous, untrustworthy, cringing and fearful; or he can be faithful and loyal, courageous and the best of companions and allies.
Ranulph Fiennes

Once when I had remarked on the affection quote often found between cat and dog, my friend replied, 'Yes. But I bet no dog would ever confess it to the other dogs.'
C.S. Lewis

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