dogs

A Quote by Steven Wright on day, dogs, and people

The other day, I was walking my dog around my building . . . on the ledge. Some people are afraid of heights. Not me, I'm afraid of widths.

Steven Wright (1955 -)

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A Quote by Steven Wright on dogs

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My dog is an East German Shepherd.

Steven Wright (1955 -)

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A Quote by Steven Wright on dogs

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I spilled spot remover on my dog. Now he's gone.

Steven Wright (1955 -)

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A Quote by Steven Wright on day, dogs, insanity, and justice

I bought a dog the other day. . . . I named him Stay. It's fun to call him. . . . "Come here, Stay! Come here, Stay!" He went insane. Now he just ignores me and keeps typing.

Steven Wright (1955 -)

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A Quote by Sir Walter Scott on companions, deception, dogs, investment, nature, and nobility

Recollect that the Almighty, who gave the dog to be companion of our pleasures and our toils, hath invested him with a nature noble and incapable of deceit.

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

Source: The Talisman. 1825, Chap. xxiv.

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A Quote by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle on curiosity and dogs

". . . the curious incident of the dog in the nighttime." "The dog did nothing in the nighttime." "That was the curious incident," remarked Sherlock Holmes. Sherlock Holmes speaking with Dr. Watson.

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859 - 1930)

Source: The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes, 1894. Silver Blaze

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A Quote by Sir Alan Patrick Herbert on dogs and motherhood

Don't let's go to the dogs tonight, For mother will be there.

Sir Alan Patrick Herbert (1890 - 1971)

Source: Don’t let’s go to the Dogs

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on dogs, life, and war

What with our hooks, snares, nets, and dogs, we are at war with all living creatures, and nothing comes amiss but that which is either too cheap or too common; and all this is to gratify a fantastical palate.

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

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A Quote by Dr. Samuel Johnson on dogs and women

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Sir, a woman preaching is like a dog's walking on his hind legs. It is not done well; but you are surprised to find it done at all.

Samuel Johnson (1709 - 1784)

Source: Life of Johnson (Boswell). Vol. ii. Chap. ix.

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A Quote by Dr. Samuel Johnson on dogs and thought

I do not know, sir, that the fellow is an infidel; but if he be an infidel, he is an infidel as a dog is an infidel; that is to say, he has never thought upon the subject.

Samuel Johnson (1709 - 1784)

Source: Life of Johnson (Boswell). Vol. iii. Chap. iii. 1769.

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