Friday, September 12, 2008
Some random truths, cat truths.
"As anyone who has ever been around a cat for any length of time well knows cats have enormous patience with the limitations of the human kind."
- Cleveland Amory
"As every cat owner knows, nobody owns a cat."
- Ellen Perry Berkeley
"No amount of time can erase the memory of a good cat, and no amount of masking tape can ever totally remove his fur from your couch."
- Leo Dworken
"Of all God's creatures there is only one that cannot be made the slave of the leash. That one is the cat. If man could be crossed with the cat it would improve man, but it would deteriorate the cat."
- Mark Twain Notebook, 1894
"Dogs come when they're called. Cats take a message and get back to you."
- Mary Bly
"You can keep a dog; but it is the cat who keeps people, because cats find humans useful domestic animals."
- George Mikes from "How to be decadent
"For a man to truly understand rejection, he must first be ignored by a cat."
" There are many intelligent species in the universe. They are all owned by cats."
"Thousands of years ago, cats were worshipped as gods. Cats have never forgotten this."
"I have studied many philosophers and many cats. The wisdom of cats is infinitely superior."
- Hippolyte Taine
"If animals could speak the dog would be a a blundering outspoken fellow, but the cat would have the rare grace of never saying a word too much."
- Mark Twain
"In a cat's eye, all things belong to cats."
- English Proverb
"Dogs believe they are human. Cats believe they are God."
And my personal favorite:
"Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea."