The following post is an e-mail I received today. I have no idea who the editor is, but I want to thank them for amassing so many great quotes about dogs.
THE BEST THOUGHTS ABOUT BEST FRIENDS
The reason a dog has so many friends is that he wags his tail instead
of his tongue. -- Anonymous
Don't accept your dog's admiration as conclusive evidence that you are
wonderful. -- Ann Landers
If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want to go where
they went. -- Will Rogers
There is no psychiatrist in the world like a puppy licking your face.
-- Ben Williams
A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves
-- Josh Billings
The average dog is a nicer person than the average person.
-- Andy Rooney
We give dogs time we can spare, space we can spare and love we can
spare. And in return, dogs give us their all. It's the best deal man has
-- M. Facklam
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.
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
I wonder what goes through his mind when he sees us peeing
in his water bowl.
-- Penny Ward Moser
A dog teaches a boy fidelity, perseverance, and to turn around
three times before lying down.
-- Robert Benchley
I wonder if other dogs think poodles are members of a weird
religious cult. -- Rita Rudner
Dogs need to sniff the ground. It's how they keep abreast of current
events. The ground is a giant dog newspaper, containing all kinds of
late-breaking dog news items, which, if they are especially urgent, are
often continued in the next yard. -- Dave Barry
Anybody who doesn't know what soap tastes like never washed a dog.
-- Franklin P. Jones
My dog is worried about the economy because Alpo is up to $3 a can.
That's almost $21 in dog money. -- Joe Weinstein
Outside of a dog, a book is probably man's best friend. Inside of a
dog, it's too dark to read. -- Groucho Marx
Ever consider what they 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
Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax
and get used to the idea.
-- Robert A. Heinlein
N.B. Dear Husband's favorite quote is probably the one by Grouch Marx, and mine is the one by Heinlein.