These are 26 more dog quotes by authors with surnames that start with "H." Click on the link at the bottom to see the rest of the "H" quotes.
Dogs bark at what they don't understand.
Dogs like to obey. It gives them security.
I'm not buddy-buddy with the players. If they need a buddy, let them buy a dog.
Winning is everything. The only ones who remember you when you come second are your wife and your dog.
I have consolidated all Gene Hill dog quotes on one page.
Life is as dear to a mute creature as it is to man. Just as one wants happiness and fears pain, just as one wants to live and not die, so do other creatures.
His Holiness The Dalai Lama
In the old days villains had moustaches and kicked the dog. Audiences are smarter today. They don't want their villain to be thrown at them with green limelight on his face. They want an ordinary human being with failings.
Owners of dogs will have noticed that, if you provide them with food and water and shelter and affection, they will think you are god. Whereas owners of cats are compelled to realize that, if you provide them with food and water and shelter and affection, they draw the conclusion that they are gods.
The Portable Atheist: Essential Readings for the Nonbeliever
I was desperate. The swine who stole my dog doesn't realize what he did to me!
Adolph Hitler, after a railroad worker in Alsace stole his terrier in 1917
In order to really enjoy a dog, one doesn't merely try to train him to be semihuman. The point of it is to open oneself to the possibility of becoming partly a dog.
Dogs and the Tug of Life
Near this spot are deposited the remains of one who possessed Beauty without Vanity, Strength without Insolence, Courage without Ferocity, and all the Virtues of Man without his Vices. This praise, which would be unmeaning Flattery, if inscribed over human ashes, is but a just Tribute to the Memory of BOATSWAIN, a Dog.
[Found on the monument for Lord Byron's dog, Boatswain, on the grounds of Byron's seat in Nottinghamshire, Newstead Abbey]
John Cam Hobhouse
These lines were long thought to be Byron's, but he decided to use Hobhouse's epitaph instead of the one he had written:
To mark a friend's remains these stones arise
I never knew but one—and here he lies.
Lots of people talk to animals. Not very many listen, though. That's the problem.
The Tao of Pooh
If you feed your dog a chip be prepared to stock up.
A shepherd may be a very able, trusty, and good shepherd, without a sweetheart—better, perhaps, than with one. But what is he without his dog?
Without the shepherd's dog, the whole of the open mountainous land in Scotland would not be worth a sixpence.
By and large, people who enjoy teaching animals to roll over will find themselves happier with a dog.
In repose, my face looks as though I had gone through a terrible deal in the last five minutes. I have to disguise the expression and get a glassy-eyed look. That's something I learned from my dog.
A dog is not "almost human" and I know of no greater insult to the canine race than to describe it as such. The dog can do many things which man cannot do, never could do and never will do.
He listens to his trainer real good. He just doesn't listen to me. I still can't get him to do nothing.
Evander Holyfield, on his Akita, who had completed obedience training with a professional trainer
The trees in Siberia are miles apart, that is why the dogs are so fast.
You may have a dog that won't sit up, roll over or even cook breakfast, not because she's too stupid to learn how but because she's too smart to bother.
About the only thing on a farm that has an easy time is the dog.
Edgar Watson Houe
Whoever beats dogs loves not man.
I also go on long walks with my dog, a golden retriever named Breeze—and I work out with weights at a health club a couple of times a week.
He has affection and character, he can enjoy equally the field and the fireside... a good fellow.
A dog can have a friend; he has affections and character, he can enjoy equally the field and the fireside; he dreams, he caresses, he propitiates; he offends, and is pardoned; he stands by you in adversity; he is a good fellow.
[This is the full version of the quote just above.]
To his dog, every man is Napoleon; hence the constant popularity of dogs.