Dog Quotes For You To Enjoy

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.

James Herriot

I'm not buddy-buddy with the players. If they need a buddy, let them buy a dog.

Whitey Herzog

Winning is everything. The only ones who remember you when you come second are your wife and your dog.

Damon Hill

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.

Alfred Hitchcock

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.

Christopher Hitchens,
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.

Edward Hoagland,
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.

Benjamin Hoff,
The Tao of Pooh

If you feed your dog a chip be prepared to stock up.

Jessica Hofland

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?

James Hogg

Without the shepherd's dog, the whole of the open mountainous land in Scotland would not be worth a sixpence.

James Hogg

By and large, people who enjoy teaching animals to roll over will find themselves happier with a dog.

Barbara Holland

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.

Judy Holliday

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.

John Holmes

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.

Bob Hope

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.

Rick Horowitz

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.

Karen Hughes

He has affection and character, he can enjoy equally the field and the fireside... a good fellow.

Leigh Hunt

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.]

Leigh Hunt

To his dog, every man is Napoleon; hence the constant popularity of dogs.

Aldous Huxley

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