Peek-a-boo! Let’s take a look at quotes from celebrity dog owners.
No.1 = “The more I see of men the more I love dogs.” — Attributed to Madame de Sevigne (1626-1696) and to Frederick the Great of Prussia (1712-1786)
No.2 = “To his dog, every man is Napoleon; hence the constant popularity of dogs.” — Aldous Huxley (1894-1964)
No.3 = “Brothers and Sisters, I bid you beware/Of giving your heart to a dog to tear.” — Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936); from “The Power of a Dog”
No.4 = “I am called a dog because I fawn on those/who give me anything/I yelp at those who refuse/and I set my teeth in rascals.” — Diogenes (c.412-323 BC)
No.5 = “The pleasure of a dog is that you may make a fool of yourself with him and not only will he not scold you, but he will make a fool of himself too.” — Samuel Butler (1835-1902)
Dogs aren’t new as faithful companions. They’ve been doing their heart-wrenching loyalty thing for quite some time!
Many of you as dog owners may have your own little quotes that beg to be repeated. Care to share?
Photo from the personal and copyrighted collection of Barbara Anne Helberg