168 Best Dog Quotes To Know More About Your Pup

Dogs are one of the most popular pets in the world. They’re loyal, friendly, and they love unconditionally. They provide companionship, protection, and security for a family. They offer unconditional love and are eager to please their owners.

Some of the top reasons we love dogs are their ability never to judge you and always be there for you when you need them most. Dogs can also be a great form of therapy for many people as they help take your mind off any worries you may have and constantly cheer you up.

Dogs can also be a great source of motivation in your life because they’re always willing to go on walks with you or exercise in general with you, which motivates us to do more physical activity ourselves.

Here are 168 of the most inspirational Dog quotes to make you fall in love with your pup

“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

“Everything I know I learned from dogs.” – Nora Roberts

“The only creatures that are evolved enough to convey pure love are dogs and infants.” — Johnny Depp

“Dogs are better than human beings because they know but do not tell.” — Emily Dickinson

“A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself.” — Josh Billings

“Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole.” — Roger Caras

“Be the person your dog thinks you are.” ― C.J. Frick

“There is nothing truer in this world than the love of a good dog.” ― Mira Grant

“The face of a golden retriever feels like home.” ― David Rosenfelt

“No one appreciates the very special genius of your conversation as a dog does.” ― Christopher Morley

“The better I get to know men, the more I find myself loving dogs.” —Charles de Gaulle

“Money can buy you a fine dog, but only love can make him wag his tail.” -Kinky Friedman

“The world would be a nicer place if everyone had the ability to love as unconditionally as a dog.” – M.K. Clinton

“There are three faithful friends: an old wife, an old dog, and ready money.” — Benjamin Franklin

“The average dog is a nicer person than the average person.” – Andy Rooney

“I think dogs are the most amazing creatures. The give unconditional love. For me they are the role model for being alive.” – Gilda Radner

“A dog can snap you out of any kind of bad mood that you’re in faster than you can think of.” ― Jill Abramson

“Dogs do speak, but only to those who know how to listen.”– Orhan Pamuk

“It’s tough to stay married. My wife kisses the dog on the lips, yet she won’t drink from my glass.” – Rodney Dangerfield

“There is no faith which has never yet been broken except that of a truly faithful dog.” – Konrad Lorenz

“Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole.” – Roger Caras

“Every dog has his day, unless he loses his tail, then he has a weak-end.” — June Carter Cash

“Dogs are wise. They crawl away into a quiet corner and lick their wounds and do not rejoin the world until they are whole once more.” — Agatha Christie

“The world would be a nicer place if everyone had the ability to love as unconditionally as a dog.” ― M.K. Clinton

“The dog is a gentleman; I hope to go to his heaven not mans.” – Mark Twain

“Dogs have a way of finding the people who need them, and filling an emptiness we didn’t ever know we had.” – Thom Jones

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

“Why does watching a dog be a dog fill one with happiness?” ― Jonathan Safran Foer

“You want a friend in Washington? Get a dog.” – Harry Truman

“Dogs come into out lives to teach us about love, they depart to teach us about loss. A new dog never replaces an old dog. It merely expands the heart.” – Author Unknown

“Intelligent dogs rarely want to please people whom they do not respect.” – W.R. Koehler

“Everyone thinks they have the best dog. And none of them are wrong.” – W.R. Purche

“No one appreciates the very special genius of your conversation as much as the dog does.” – Christopher Morley

“Dogs teach us a very important lesson in life: The mail man is not to be trusted” – Sian Ford

“A dog desires affection more than its dinner. Well – almost.” – Charlotte Gray

“Anybody who doesn’t know what soap tastes like never washed a dog.” — Franklin P. Jones

“A dog can’t think that much about what he’s doing, he just does what feels right.” ― Barbara Kingsolver

“I don’t trust anybody in my life except my mother and my dogs.”

“To his dog, every man is Napoleon; hence the constant popularity of dogs.” — Aldous Huxley

“Dogs are great. Bad dogs, if you can really call them that, are perhaps the greatest of them all.” -John Grogan

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

“Dogs do speak, but only to those who know how to listen.”- Orhan Pamuk

“Outside of a dog, a book is man’s best friend. Inside of a dog it’s too dark to read.” —Groucho Marx

“Money can buy you a fine dog, but only love can make him wag his tail.” – Kinky Friedman

“Some things just fill your heart with trying”

“Once you have had a wonderful dog, a life without one, is a life diminished.” — Dean Koontz

“Don’t accept your dog’s admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful.” — Ann Landers

“The better I get to know men, the more I find myself loving dogs.” – Charles De Gaulle

“Dogs never bite me. Just Humans” – Marilyn Monroe

“I am fond of pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals.” – Winston Churchill

“The world would be a nicer place if everyone had the ability to love unconditionally as a dog.” – M.K. Clinton

“It’s not what we have in life, but who we have in our lives that matters”

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

“Scratch a dog and you’ll find a permanent job.” – Franklin P. Jones

“The dog is a gentleman; I hope to go to his heaven not man’s.” – Mark Twain

“A dog can express more with his tail in minutes than an owner can express with his tongue in hours.”

“A dog is the only thing that can mend a crack in your broken heart.” – Judy Desmond

“Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened.” – Anatole France

“A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself” – Josh Billings

“When I look into the eyes of an animal I do not see an animal. I see a living being. I see a friend. I feel a soul.” – A.D. Williams

“Dogs’ lives are too short. Their only fault, really.” – Agnes Sligh Turnbull

“Did you know that there are over 300 words for love in canine?” – Gabriel Zevin

“There is no psychiatrist in the world like a puppy licking your face.” –  Ben Williams

“Dogs have a way of finding the people who need them, and filling the emptiness we didn’t ever know we had.” – Thom Jones

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

“There is no faith which has never yet been broken, except that of a truly faithful dog” – Konrad Lorenz

“Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole.” – Roger Caras

“Some of my best leading men have been dogs and horses.” – Elizabeth Taylor

“To his dog, every man is Napoleon; hence the constant popularity of dogs.” – Aldous Huxley

“What a beautiful world it would be… If people had hearts like dogs.”

“The first dog is the dog who gives you so much that the first dog is often the reason for the second dog.”

“Anybody who doesn’t know what soap tastes like never washed a dog.” – Franklin P. Jones

“Dogs are our link to paradise. They don’t know evil… or jealousy… or discontent. To sit with a dog on a hillside on a glorious afternoon is to be back in Eden, where doing nothing was not boring… … it was peace.” – Milan Kundera

“Happiness is a warm puppy.” – Charles Shultz

“Every dog must have his day.” – Jonathan Swift

“You can usually tell that a man is good if he has a dog who loves him.” – W. Bruce Cameron

“I don’t understand people who don’t touch their pets. Their cat or dog is called a pet for a reason.” – Jarod Kintz

“My dog is half pit-bull, half poodle. Not much of a watchdog, but a vicious gossip.” – Craig Shoemaker

“As wonderful as dogs can be, they are famous for missing the point.” – Jean Ferris

“My sunshine doesn’t come from the skies. It comes from the love that’s in my dogs eyes.”

“What do dogs do on their day off? Can’t lie around – that’s their job.” – George Carlin

“A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself.”– Josh Billings

“If I could be half the person my dog is, I’d be twice the human I am” – Charles Yu

“A lot of shelter dogs are mutts like me.” – Barack Obama

“Such short little lives our pets have to spend with us, and they spend most of it waiting for us to come home each day.” – John Grogan

“If you want a friend in Washington, get a dog.” – Harry Truman

“When the Man waked up he said, ‘What is Wild Dog doing here?’ And the Woman said, ‘His name is not Wild Dog any more, but the First Friend, because he will be our friend for always and always and always.” —Rudyard Kipling

“Dogs are our link to paradise.” ― Milan Kundera

“Home is where the dog runs to greet you.” ― Unknown

“Thorns may hurt you, men desert you, sunlight turn to fog; but you’re never friendless ever, if you have a dog.”

“Some of my best leading men have been dogs and horses.” —Elizabeth Taylor

“If I have any beliefs about immortality, it is that certain dogs I have known will go to heaven, and very, very few persons.” —James Thurber

“Such short little lives our pets have to spend with us, & they spend most of it waiting for us to come home each day.” – John Grogan

“When I look into the eyes of an animal I do not see an animal. I see a living being. I see a friend. I feel a soul.” – AD. Williams

“The greatest fear dogs know is the fear that you will not come back when you go out the door without them.”

“It all started when my dog began getting free roll over minutes.” – Jay London

“My little dog – a heartbeat at my feet.” – Edith Wharton

“What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight – it’s the size of the fight in the dog.” – Dwight D. Eisenhower

“Dogs are the only mammals that will actually stare and look into a human’s eyes.”

“When I believe in something, I’m like a dog with a bone.” – Melissa McCarthy

“You know, a dog can snap you out of any kind of bad mood that you’re in faster than you can think of.” – Jill Abramson

“For me a house or an apartment becomes a home when you add one set of four legs, a happy tail, and that indescribable measure of love that we call a dog.” – Roger Caras

“Petting, scratching, and cuddling a dog could be as soothing to the mind as deep meditation and almost as good for the soul as prayer” – Dean Koontz

“I’m a huge dog person; I love to hug and kiss them.” – Danielle de Niese

“What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight; it’s the size of the fight in the dog.” — Dwight D. Eisenhower

“When an eighty-five pound mammal licks your tears away, then tries to sit on your lap, it’s hard to feel sad.”

“I care not for a man’s religion whose dog and cat are not better for it.” – Abraham Lincoln

“Dogs never bite me. Just humans.” – Marilyn Monroe

“In order to really enjoy a dog, one doesn’t merely try to train him to be semi human. The point of it is to open oneself to the possibility of becoming partly a dog.” – Edward Hoagland

“Acquiring a dog may be the only time a person gets to choose a relative.” – Mordecai Siegal

“I love a dog. He does nothing for political reasons.” – Will Rogers

“Don’t accept your dog’s admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful.” – Ann Landers

“If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.” – Woodrow Wilson

“Old dogs, like old shoes, are comfortable. They might be a bit out of shape and a little worn around the edges, but they fit well.” – Bonnie Wilcox

“If a man aspires towards a righteous life, his first act of abstinence is from injury to animals.” – Albert Einstein

“I have caught more ills from people sneezing over me and giving me virus infections than from kissing dogs.” – Barbara Woodhouse

“When an 85 pound mammal licks your tears away, and then tries to sit on your lap, it’s hard to feel sad.” – Kristan Higgins

“If dogs could talk, perhaps we would find it as hard to get along with them as we do with people.” – Capek

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

“Histories are more full of examples of the fidelity of dogs than of friends.” – Alexander Pope

“What do dogs do on their day off? Can’t lie around – that’s their job!” – George Carlin

“If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and man.” – Mark Twain

“My idea of absolute happiness is to be in bed on a rainy day with my blankie, my cat, and my dog.” – Anne Lamott

“Dogs laugh, but they laugh with their tails.”

“A well trained dog will make no attempt to share your lunch. He will just make you feel so guilty that you cannot enjoy it.” – Helen Thomson

“Nobody can fully understand the meaning of love unless he’s owned a dog. A dog can show you more honest affection with a flick of his tail than a man can gather through a lifetime of handshakes.” – Gene Hill

“The bond with a true dog is as lasting as the ties of this earth will ever be.” – Konrad Lorenz

“The poor dog, in life the firmest friend. The first to welcome, foremost to defend.” – Lord Byron

“It’s just the most amazing thing to love a dog, isn’t it? It makes our relationships with people seem as boring as a bowl of oatmeal.” ― John Grogan

“Dogs never bite me. Just humans.” —Marilyn Monroe

“No one appreciates the very special genius of your conversation as the dog does.” —Christopher Morley

“If you think dogs can’t count, try putting three dog biscuits in your pocket and then give him only two of them.” —Phil Pastoret

“If you are a dog and your owner suggests that you wear a sweater suggest that he wear a tail.” – Fran Lebowitz

“If you eliminate smoking and gambling, you will be amazed to find that almost all an Englishman’s pleasures can be, and mostly are, shared by his dog.” —George Bernard Shaw

“Heaven goes by favor. If it went by merit, you would stay out and your dog would go in.” —Mark Twain

“I care not for a man’s religion whose dog and cat are not the better for it.” —Abraham Lincoln

“People love dogs. You can never go wrong adding a dog to the story.” ― Jim Butcher

“Dogs don’t rationalize. They don’t hold anything against a person. They don’t see the outside of a human but the inside of a human.” —Cesar Millan

“I wonder if other dogs think poodles are members of a weird religious cult.” —Rita Rudner

“Dogs got personality. Personality goes a long way.” —Quentin Tarantino

“A bone to the dog is not charity. Charity is the bone shared with the dog, when you are just as hungry as the dog.” —Jack London

“A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself.” ― Josh Billings

“Even the tiniest Poodle or Chihuahua is still a wolf at heart.” ― Dorothy Hinshaw

“Outside of a dog, a book is a man’s best friend. Inside of a dog it’s too dark to read.” ― Groucho Marx

“Why does watching a dog be a dog fill one with happiness?” — Jonathan Safran Foer

“Everything I know, I learned from dogs.” – Nora Roberts

“How many legs does a dog have if you call his tail a leg? Four. Saying that a tail is a leg doesn’t make it a leg.” – Abraham Lincoln

“Ever consider what our dogs must think of us? I mean, here we come back from a grocery store with the most amazing haul, chicken, pork, half a cow. They must think we’re the greatest hunters on earth!” —Anne Tyler

“Happiness is a warm puppy.” —Charles M. Schulz

“Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.” — Robert A. Heinlein

“When an eighty-five pound mammal licks your tears away, then tries to sit on your lap, it’s hard to feel sad.” ― Kristan Higgins

“There are times when even the best manager is like the little boy with the big dog — waiting to see where the dog wants to go so he can take him there.” — Lee Iacocca

“I’m a lot less cranky when it’s just me and my dog.” – Bob Peterson

“Dogs love their friends and bite their enemies, quite unlike people, who are incapable of pure love and always have to mix love and hate.” —Sigmund Freud

“Dogs have a way of finding the people who need them.” ― Thom Jones

“When an eighty-five pound mammal licks your tears away, then tries to sit on your lap, it’s hard to feel sad.” – Kristan Higgins

“Hounds follow those who feed them.” ― Otto von Bismarck

“The psychological and moral comfort of a presence at once humble and understanding—this is the greatest benefit that the dog has bestowed upon man.”

“If I have any beliefs about immortality, it is that certain dogs I have known will go to heaven, and very, very few persons.” – James Thurber

“Bliss is the result of a silent conversation between me and my dog.” ― Unknown

“One of the happiest sights in the world comes when a lost dog is reunited with a master he loves. You just haven’t seen joy till you have seen that.”

“If I could be half the person my dog is, I’d be twice the human I am.” ― Charles Yu

“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

“You think dogs will not be in heaven? I tell you, they will be there long before any of us.” —Robert Louis Stevenson

“A hungry dog hunts best.” —Lee Trevino

“If the kindest souls were rewarded with the longest lives, dogs would outlive us all.” ― Unknown

“It’s not the size of the dog in the fight, it’s the size of the fight in the dog.” ― Mark Twain

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