E.B. White Dog Quotes
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There are seven E.B. White dog quotes on this page. E.B. White was an American essayist, humorist, author and poet for much of the 20th century. In 1978, he received a Pulitzer Prize for his work as a whole.

A really companionable and indispensable dog is an accident of nature. You can't get it by breeding for it, and you can't buy it with money. It just happens along.

The Care and Training of a Dog


I can still see my first dog. For six years he met me at the same place after school and convoyed me home—a service he thought up himself. A boy doesn't forget that sort of association.


I have a spaniel that defrocked a nun last week. He took hold of the cord. I had hold of the leash. It was like elephants holding tails. Imagine me undressing a nun, even second hand.


It sometimes takes days, even weeks, before a dog's nerves tire. In the case of terriers it can run into months.


Lots of people have a rug
Very few have a Pug.


Out of the vast sea of assorted dogs that I have had dealings with, by far the noblest, the best, and the most important was the first.... He was an old style collie, beautifully marked, with a blunt nose, and a great natural gentleness and intelligence.


The Dachshund's affectionate
He wants to wed with you:
Lie down to sleep,
And he's in bed with you.
Sit in a chair,
He's there.
Depart,
You break his heart.

E.B. White

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