Ignorant people think it is the noise which fighting cats make that is so aggravating, but it ain't so; it is the sickening grammar that they use.
Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)
Contributed by: Zaady
A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way.
When mom found my diaphram, I told her it was a bathing cap for my cat.
If Darwin's theory of evolution was correct, cats would be able to operate a can opener by now.
Cats seem to go on the principle that it never does any harm to ask for what you want.
Joseph Wood Krutch (1893 - 1970)
I know Sir John will go, though he was sure it would rain cats and dogs.
Jonathan Swift (1667 - 1745)
Source: Polite Conversation. Dialogue i.
Bathsheba! to whom none ever said scat- No worthier cat Ever sat on a mat, Or caught a rat. Requiescat!
John Whittier (1807 - 1892)
Source: “For a Little girl morning her favorite cat”
To go like a cat upon a hot bakestone.
John Ray (1627 - 1705)
Source: collection of English proverbs
When all candles bee out, all cats be gray.
John Heywood (1497? - 1580)
Source: Proverbes. Part i. Chap. v. 1546
The cat would eate fish, and would not wet her feete.
Source: Proverbes. Part i. Chap. xi. 1546
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