Mark Twain Quotes About Dogs
Mark Twain was the pen name for Samuel Langhorne Clemens. He was a very popular 19th century humorist and satirist and author of several books, including “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer” and “Adventures of Huckleberry Finn”. He died in 1910. Below are his best quotes about dogs.
It’s not the size of the dog in the fight, it’s the size of the fight in the dog.
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 a man.
The more I learn about people, the more I like my dog.
Heaven goes by favour. If it went by merit, you would stay out and your dog would go in.
The dog is a gentleman; I hope to go to his heaven, not man’s.
If animals could speak, the dog would be a blundering outspoken fellow; but the cat would have the rare grace of never saying a word too much.
The more brutal and cruel and unjust you are to dog the more your fawning and adoring slave he becomes; whereas, if you shamefully misuse a cat once she will always maintain a dignified reserve toward you afterward – you will never get her full confidence again.
There are no wild animals until man makes them so.
When a man’s dog turns against him it is time for a wife to pack her trunk and go home to mama.
Never try to teach a pig to sing. It wastes your time, and it annoys the pig.
Never argue with stupid people, they will drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
You can’t depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.
Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest.
If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything.
The secret of getting ahead is getting started.
All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure.
Don’t go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
There are basically two types of people. People who accomplish things, and people who claim to have accomplished things. The first group is less crowded.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.
The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter.
Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.
Mark Twain was the pen name for Samuel Langhorne Clemens. He was a very popular 19th century humorist and satirist and author of several books, including “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer” and “Adventures of Huckleberry Finn”. He died in 1910. In the collection are his best quotes about dogs.