Pet Quotes, Sayings about Animals

Whoever said diamonds are a girl’s best friend obviously never owned a dog.

No one in the world needs a mink coat but a mink.
– Murray Banks

The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.
Mahatma Gandhi

I ask people why they have deer heads on their walls. They always say because it’s such a beautiful animal. There you go. I think my mother is attractive, but I have photographs of her.
– Ellen DeGeneres

Animals are my friends…and I don’t eat my friends.
George Bernard Shaw

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

Deer hunting would be fine sport, if only the deer had guns.
– William S. Gilbert


We all love animals. Why do we call some “pets” and others “dinner?”

Happiness is a warm puppy.
Charles M. Schulz

Whoever said you can’t buy happiness forgot little puppies.
– Gene Hill

My goal in life is to be as good of a person as my dog already things I am.

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

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

The purity of a person’s heart can be quickly measured by how they regard animals.

I don’t believe in the concept of hell, but if I did I would think of it as filled with people who were cruel to animals.
– Gary Larson


A dog may be a man’s best friend but a horse made history.

Animals are such agreeable friends – they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms.
George Eliot

Submitted by: Mimi on November 6, 2012

The best thing about animals is that they don’t talk much.
– Thornton Wilder

A house is not a home without a pet.

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

But if we stop loving animals, aren’t we bound to stop loving humans too?
– Alexander Solzhenitsyn

Love the animals: God has given them the rudiments of thought and joy untroubled.
Fyodor Dostoyevsky

All of the animals except for man know that the principle business of life is to enjoy it.
Samuel Butler

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

An animal’s eyes have the power to speak a great language.
– Martin Buber


My tiger is my best friend. After the cage is closed.

Submitted by: joshua michael levinson on August 6, 2013

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

I believe that our Heavenly Father invented man because he was disappointed in the monkey.
Mark Twain

Whenever you observe an animal closely, you feel as if a human being sitting inside were making fun of you.
– Elias Canetti

Man, unlike animals, has never learned that the sole purpose in life is to enjoy it.
Samuel Butler

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