Cats vs. Dogs Quotes

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Dogs are high on life.  Cats need catnip.
Dogs serve people, but people serve cats.
Dogs want only love but cats demand worship.
The dog may be wonderful prose, but only the cat is poetry.
— French proverb

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I love both the way a dog looks up to me and a cat condescends to me.
Dogs will come when called. Cats will take a message and get back to you.
It's funny how dogs and cats know the insides of folks better than other folks do, isn't it?
If the dog's hunting motto is 'The more the merrier,' the cat's is 'The fewer the better fare.'
If a dog jumps in your lap, it is because he is fond of you.  If a cat does the same thing, it is because your lap is warmer.
Walking is a human habit into which dogs readily fall but it is a distasteful form of exercise to a cat unless he has a purpose in view.
Dogs...can be made to feel guilty about anything, including the sins of their owners.  Cats refuse to take the blame for anything—including their own sins.
People who wish to salute the free and independent side of their evolutionary character acquire cats. People who wish to pay homage to their servile and salivating roots own dogs.
If animals could speak as fabulists have feigned, the dog would be a blunt, blundering, outspoken, honest fellow, but the cat would have the rare talent of never saying a word too much.
A man who owns a dog is, in every sense of the word, its master; the term expresses accurately their mutual relations.  But it is ridiculous when applied to the limited possession of a cat.
We own a dog—he is with us as a slave and inferior because we wish him to be.  But we entertain a cat—he adorns our hearth as a guest, fellow-lodger, and equal because he wishes to be there.
The dog is guided by kindly instinct to the man or woman whose heart is open to his advances. The cat often leaves the friend who courts her, to honor, or to harass, the unfortunate mortal who shudders at her unwelcome caresses.
It is no compliment to be the stupidly idolized master of a dog whose instinct it is to idolize, but it is a very distinct tribute to be chosen as the friend and confidant of a philosophic cat who is wholly his own master and could easily have chosen another companion...more agreeable and interesting.