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The Ten Best Dog Quotes of All Time

A lot of people, some great leaders and some just plain funny folk, have only good things to say about dogs. While there are many to choose from, here, in no particular order, are our 10 favorites dog quotes of all time.

“Happiness is a warm puppy.” Charles M Schulz (Cartoonist, Peanuts)

“The better I get to know men, the more I find myself loving dogs.” Charles De Gaulle (Former President of France)

“A dog teaches a boy fidelity, perseverance and to turn around three times before lying down.” Robert Benchly (Humorist)

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

“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 (Former President of the United States)

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

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

“The average dog is nicer than the average person.” Andy Rooney (Humorist)

“Let sleeping dogs lie.” Robert Walpole (Unknown)

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

Michael Ryan

Michael Ryan is a full-time musician along with a humor, travel and outdoor recreation columnist. He's also an avid skier and golfer and has traveled extensively around the U.S, the Caribbean and Europe. His musical career takes him all over the U.S. and his wife drags him everywhere else. His weekly columns “The Life of Ryan” ran in the Transcript and Sentinel newspaper chain for several years and have been featured in the Denver Post, Rocky Mountain News and Mile High Magazine. He is the co-founder, editor and humor columnist for and currently resides in Morrison, Colorado.
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