Feline Quotes from the Famous - No 2:
Thomas Fuller "Nothing's more playful than a young cat, nor more grave than an old one."
Robert A. Heinlein "How you behave toward cats here below determines your status in Heaven."
Theophile Gautier "Who can believe that there is no soul behind those luminous eyes!"
Ambrose Bierce Cat: a soft indestructible automaton provided by nature to be kicked when things go wrong in the domestic circle.
The real measure of a day's heat is the length of a sleeping cat. Charles J. Brady
A cat isn't fussy - just so long as you remember he likes his milk in the shallow, rose-patterned saucer and his fish on the blue plate. From which he will take it, and eat it off the floor. Arthur Bridges
Most cats, when they are Out want to be In, and vice versa, and often simultaneously. Dr Louis J. Camuti
Authors like cats because they are such quiet, lovable, wise creatures, and cats like authors for the same reasons. Robertson Davies
Some people say that cats are sneaky, evil, and cruel. True, and they have many other fine qualities as well. Missy Dizick
When a Cat adopts you there is nothing to be done about it except to put up with it until the wind changes. T. S. Eliot
The cat is a dilettante in fur. Theophile Gautier
Cats were put into the world to disprove the dogma that all things were created to serve man. Paul Gray
What's virtue in a man can't be virtue in a cat. Gail Hamilton
Some people say man is the most dangerous animal on the planet. Obviously those people have never met an angry cat. Lillian Johnson
Cats are intended to teach us that not everything in nature has a purpose. Garrison KeillorIf cats could talk, they would lie to you. Rob Kopack
The cat could very well be man's best friend but would never stoop to admitting it. Doug LarsonIf a fish is the movement of water embodied, given shape, then cat is a diagram and pattern of subtle air. Doris Lessing "Particularly Cats"
No matter how much cats fight, there always seem to be plenty of kittens. Abraham Lincoln
The trouble with a kitten is that...Eventually....It becomes a cat! Ogden Nash
A cat pours his body on the floor like water. William Lyon Phelps
Cats are a waste of fur. Rita Rudner
When the cat's away, chances are he's been run over. Michael Sanders
One is never sure, watching two cats washing each other, whether it's affection, the taste, or a trial run for the jugular. Helen Thomson
One of the most striking differences between a cat and a lie is that a cat has only nine lives. Mark Twain
Cats are smarter than dogs. You can't get eight cats to pull a sled through snow. Jeff Valdez
It is impossible to keep a straight face in the presence of one or more kittens. Cynthia E. Varnado
A dog is a man's best friend. A cat is a cat's best friend. Robert J. Vogel
If a dog jumps in your lap, it is because
he is fond of you; but if a cat does the same thing, it is because your lap
is warmer. Alfred North Whitehead
Doug Larson "The cat could very well be man's best friend but would never stoop to admitting it."
Steven Wright- "If toast always lands butter-side down, and cats always land on their feet, what happen if you strap toast on the back of a cat and drop it?"
"Some people say that cats are sneaky, evil, and cruel. True, and they have many other fine qualities as well."
Alfred North Whitehead:
"If a dog jumps in your lap, it is because he is fond of you; but if a cat does the same thing, it is because your lap is warmer."
"There are many intelligent species in the universe. They all own cats."
"Cats are intended to teach us that not everything in nature has a function."
"The more people I meet the more I like my cat."
"It's very hard to be polite if you're a cat."
"In ancient times cats were worshipped as gods, they have never forgotten this."
William Shakespeare. (Hamlet): "Let Hercules himself do what he may, The cat will mew and dog will have his day."
Jonathan Swift: "I know Sir John will go, though he was sure it would rain cats and dogs. "
"She watches him as a cat would watch a mouse. " Miguel de Cervantes:
Norman Corwin "Cats are designated friends."
Inscription on the Royal Tombs at Thebes "Thou art the Great Cat, the avenger of the Gods, and the judge of words, and the president of the sovereign chiefs and the governor of the holy Circle; thou art indeed...the Great Cat."
Robert Byrne "To err is human, to purr is feline."
Samuel Butler "They say the test of literary power is whether a man can write an inscription. I say, "Can he name a kitten?"
Hippolyte Taine "I've met many thinkers and many cats, but the wisdom of cats is infinitely superior."
Roger A. Caras "Cats don't like change without their consent."
Carl Van Vechten "An ordinary kitten will ask more questions than any five year old."
Ellen Perry Berkeley "As every cat owner knows, nobody owns a cat."
Nan Porter "If cats could talk, they wouldn't."
Hazel Nicholson "A cat is a puzzle for which there is no solution."
William Shakespeare, Henry IV "I am as vigilant as a cat to steal cream."
James Herriot "Cats are connoisseurs of comfort."
P.G. Wodehouse "The trouble with cats is that they've got no tact."
Albert Einstein "A man has to work so hard so that something of his personality stays alive. A tomcat has it so easy, he has only to spray and his presence is there for years on rainy days."
Eleasar B. Zadok "A dog knows his master, a cat does not"
Beware of people who dislike cats. --Irish proverb
The cat is a lion to the mouse. --Albanian proverb
A house without either a cat or a dog is the house of a scoundrel. --Portuguese Proverb
If you want to know what a tiger is like, look at a cat. --Hindu proverb
The cat's a saint when there are no mice about. --Japanese proverb
In a cat's eyes all things belong to cats. --English saying
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