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A Quote by Samuel Palmer on cats

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A baited cat may grow as fierce as a lion.

Samuel Palmer (1805 - 1880)

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A Quote by Roy Blount Jr. on cats, dogs, habits, judgment, and nature

I do not know what the cat can have eaten. Usually I know exactly what the cat has eaten. Not only have I fed it to the cat, at the cat's insistence, but the cat has thrown it up on the rug, and someone has tracked it all over on to the other rug. I do not know why cats are such habitual vomiters. They do not seem to enjoy it, judging by the sounds they make while doing it. It's their nature. A dog is going to bark. A cat is going to vomit.

Roy Blount Jr.

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A Quote by Rollo May on cats, choice, commitment, courage, day, decisions, dignity, growth, instinct, nature, people, women, and worth

The acorn becomes an oak by means of automatic growth; no commitment is necessary. The kitten similarly becomes a cat on the basis of instinct. Nature and being are identical in creatures like them. But a man or woman becomes fully human only by his or her choices and his or her commitment to them. People attain worth and dignity by the multitude of decisions they make from day by day. These decisions require courage.

Rollo May (1909 -)

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A Quote by Rodney Dangerfield on cats

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I have an Egyptian cat. He leaves a pyramid in every room.

Rodney Dangerfield

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A Quote by Robertson Davies on attitude, cats, charm, devil, egotism, honesty, and responsibility

The great charm of cats is their rampant egotism, their devil may care attitude toward responsibility, and their disinclination to earn an honest dollar.

Robertson Davies (1913 - 1995)

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A Quote by Robert Anton Wilson on cats, dogs, and war

The final war will be between Pavlov's dog and Schoedinger's Cat.

Robert Anton Wilson

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A Quote by Rita Rudner on cats

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Cats are a waste of fur.

Rita Rudner

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A Quote by R. Lee Sharpe on cats and country

Many of us are like the little boy we met trudging along a country road with a cat-rifle over his shoulder. "What are you hunting, buddy?" we asked. "Dunno, sir, I ain't seen it yet."

R. Lee Sharpe

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A Quote by Patrick Jake "P.J." O'Rourke on america, authority, cats, dependence, dogs, facts, needs, people, pets, and understanding

It is easy to understand why the cat has eclipsed the dog as modern America's favorite pet. People like pets to possess the same qualities they do. Cats are irresponsible and recognize no authority, yet are completely dependent on others for their material needs. Cats cannot be made to do anything useful. Cats are mean for the fun of it. In fact, cats possess so many of the same qualities as some people that it is often hard to tell the people and the cats apart.

P.J. O'Rourke (1947 -)

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A Quote by Phil Donahue on animals, cats, ideas, people, and success

Some people are uncomfortable with the idea that humans belong to the same class of animals as cats and cows and raccoons. They're like the people who become successful and then don't want to be reminded of the old neighborhood.

Phil Donahue

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