35 Quotes On Why Dogs are the Greatest Creatures on Earth

Dogs are perhaps the most widely owned pets in the world. Dogs are famous for their carefree spirit and unconditional love. They can cheer us up when we are feeling down and give us a laugh when we need one.

Check out this list cute list of dog quotes and why our four-legged friends are the greatest creatures on earth!

1. Marilyn Monroe Compares Dogs to Humans

“Dogs never bite me. Just humans.” – Marilyn Monroe

“Dogs never bite me. Just humans.” – Marilyn Monroe

Dogs, who are known for biting as a main source of defense, have never bitten Marilyn Monroe. Only Humans have bit her! She has a lot of trust in dogs and believes humans are the only ones who have ever hurt her.

2. Ben Williams Believes Dogs can be Therapy

“There is no psychiatrist in the world like a puppy licking your face.” – Ben Williams

“There is no psychiatrist in the world like a puppy licking your face.” – Ben Williams

A puppy licking your face can be the same therapy as going to a psychiatrist, according to Ben Williams. Many of us that attend therapy believe we have a problem, and some of us do. However, a furry friend may resolve that problem.

3. Gilda Radner Explains Why She Loves Dogs

“I think dogs are the most amazing creatures; they give unconditional love.” – Gilda Radner

“I think dogs are the most amazing creatures; they give unconditional love.” – Gilda Radner

Dogs do not carry grudges or even understand anger as an emotion. They only give off unconditional love to their owners and anybody who is nice to them. Dogs don’t give first impressions, if you are nice to them, they will be nice to you.

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4. Maria Callas Truly Trusts Her Dogs

“Only my dogs will not betray me.” – Maria Callas

“Only my dogs will not betray me.” – Maria Callas

Maria Callas knows that her dogs will never betray her like some people in her life have. Dogs do not know what betrayal is. They just know that their owner is their whole world and will do anything to protect them.

5. Max Eastman Knows dogs Express Humor Differently

“Dogs laugh, but they laugh with their tails.” – Max Eastman

“Dogs laugh, but they laugh with their tails.” – Max Eastman

When dogs are excited and happy, they wag their tails. The faster there tails are wagging, the happier they are. They do not laugh how humans laugh, instead, they laugh physically with their tails.

6. Roger Caras Believes Some of Us Need Dogs

“Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole” – Roger Caras

“Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole” – Roger Caras

Dogs do not live as long as humans, but the impact that they make on some people and their families will last a lifetime. Dogs are called man’s best friend because they are always there for us regardless of our flaws.

7. Carrie Underwood Relates Dogs to Dating

“The more boys I meet, the more I love my dog” – Carrie Underwood

“The more boys I meet, the more I love my dog” – Carrie Underwood

The famous country singer has made this statement famous over the years. Though she is married now, she believes all of the men she was meeting just made her love her dog even more.

8. Unknown Author Understands Why a Dog is Man’s Best Friend

“It’s no coincidence that man’s best friend cannot talk” – Unknown Author

“It’s no coincidence that man’s best friend cannot talk” – Unknown Author

It is not a coincidence that a dog cannot have a conversation with us. Many people like quiet and people who do not talk a whole lot, which may be part of the reason that we enjoy dogs so much, they are not able to directly talk to us.

9. Unknown Author Knows Dogs are There to Comfort

“One reason a dog can be such a comfort when you’re feeling blue is that he doesn’t try to find out why” – Unknown Author

“One reason a dog can be such a comfort when you’re feeling blue is that he doesn’t try to find out why” – Unknown Author

Dogs will never ask what is wrong, they will only try and comfort you when they sense something is wrong. Sometimes we don’t want to talk about our problems and spending some time with our pets is a good way to take our mind off our problems.

10. Edward Abbey Believes We Have More Problems Than Our Dogs

“When a man’s best friend is his dog, that dog has a problem” – Edward Abbey

“When a man’s best friend is his dog, that dog has a problem” – Edward Abbey

Edward Abbey is saying that the dog has a problem because the man will want to spend all of his time with his dog. If someone has no other friends beside their dog, then the dog will have to spend a large amount of time with their owner.

11. Margot Kaufman is Humored by Pugs

“The pug is living proof that God has a sense of humor.” – Margot Kaufman

“The pug is living proof that God has a sense of humor.” – Margot Kaufman

Pugs are small dogs that many people believe are funny looking. Margot Kaufman is certainly one of them. She thinks pugs are here because god has a sense of humor and wants us to have one as well.

12. Charles Schulz Knows What Happiness is

“Happiness is a warm puppy.” – Charles Schulz

“Happiness is a warm puppy.” – Charles Schulz

Happiness is a small warm puppy. Puppies have a way of making people smile. They are small and cute and everybody wants to pet them and pick them up. Having a puppy in your hands can make you forget about anything that was bothering you.

13. Mark Twain Believes Dogs Deserve Heaven More Than Humans

“Heaven goes by favor. If it went by merit, you would stay out and your dog would go in.” – Mark Twain

“Heaven goes by favor. If it went by merit, you would stay out and your dog would go in.” – Mark Twain

If heaven went by merit and good things you have done, dogs would be ahead of many humans. Dogs are always acting on instinct and have automatic love for people. Dogs are not deceitful or greedy; they just want to be loved.

14. Will Rogers Does not Care for Heaven Without Dogs

“If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went.” – Will Rogers

“If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went.” – Will Rogers

Heaven is supposed to be an idealistic place we go when we die if we have lived a life worth entry. Will Rogers does not want to be there, however, if there are no dogs. Dogs are good for our hearts.

15. Unknown Author Has a Hopeful View of Heaven

“Heaven’s the place where all the dogs you’ve ever loved come to greet you.” – Unknown Author

“Heaven’s the place where all the dogs you’ve ever loved come to greet you.” – Unknown Author

If Heaven were a place where all the dogs you have ever loved were, then everyone would not be able to wait to get to heaven. This quote shows you how much people value dogs and how grateful we as humans are of them.

16. Milan Kundera Relates Dogs to Paradise

“Dogs are our link to paradise. They don’t know evil or jealousy or discontent.” – Milan Kundera

“Dogs are our link to paradise. They don’t know evil or jealousy or discontent.” – Milan Kundera

Dogs are paradise to many people. They do not know what jealousy or discontent is, they only know that you are the one giving them food and shelter, and they prove that they are grateful everyday.

17. Mordecai Siegal Expresses His View on Adopting a Dog

“Acquiring a dog may be the only time a person gets to choose a relative.” – Mordecai Siegal

“Acquiring a dog may be the only time a person gets to choose a relative.” – Mordecai Siegal

We are not able to choose our relatives, but we are able to choose the dogs that we get. Dogs become like family and Mordecai is saying that it is the only time we can choose relatives.

18. Mira Grant Values a Dog’s Love

“There is nothing truer in this world than the love of a good dog.” – Mira Grant

“There is nothing truer in this world than the love of a good dog.” – Mira Grant

Even though we do not know how dogs are truly feeling or what they are trying to say, we certainly know that their love for us is beyond words. The love that we share with our pets is unlike any other love in the world.

19. Joe Garagiola Doesn’t Trust People His Dogs Don’t Like

“You really have to be some kind of a creep for a dog to reject you.” – Joe Garagiola

“You really have to be some kind of a creep for a dog to reject you.” – Joe Garagiola

Dogs are basically programmed to like everybody. However, there are people that dogs do not take kindly too for whatever reason. Joe Garagiola is saying that he does not trust anybody that his dog doesn’t trust.

20. Lewis Grizzard Describes Dog’s Loyalty

“You call to a dog and a dog will break its neck to get to you.” – Lewis Grizzard

“You call to a dog and a dog will break its neck to get to you.” – Lewis Grizzard

When a dog hears its name called, it is always so excited and does anything to get to you. The dog will do anything to get to you because you called it. Dogs are the most loyal creatures on earth and have an overpowering love for their owners.

21. Meg Donahue Always Pets a Puppy for Good Luck

“I’m convinced that petting a puppy is good luck.” – Meg Donahue

“I’m convinced that petting a puppy is good luck.” – Meg Donahue

Meg Donahue believes that petting a puppy is good luck. Petting dogs seems like second nature to us. When we see a dog walking down the street, we are always tempted to try and pet it. If it is good luck then that is just icing on the cake.

22. Dwight D. Eisenhower Recognizes How Important Dogs Are

“The friendship of a dog is precious. It becomes even more so when one is so far removed from home.” – Dwight D. Eisenhower

“The friendship of a dog is precious. It becomes even more so when one is so far removed from home.” – Dwight D. Eisenhower

Friendship with anyone is special, but the bond some of us have with dogs is even more special. This bond and friendship is always realized even more when we are away for an extended period of time. We miss our dogs even more during these times.

23. Eldon Roark Loves Seeing Dogs and Owners Reunited

“One of the happiest sights in the world comes when a lost dog is reunited with a master he loves.” – Eldon Roark

“One of the happiest sights in the world comes when a lost dog is reunited with a master he loves.” – Eldon Roark

Everyone has seen the videos of dogs being reunited with their owners. They are some of the most heart warming videos on the Internet. Watching a dog and an owner get reunited after such a long time apart shows the true friendship that exists.

24. Unknown Author Knows Why Dogs Have so Many Friends

“The reason a dog has so many friends is that he wags his tail instead of his tongue.” – Unknown Author

“The reason a dog has so many friends is that he wags his tail instead of his tongue.” – Unknown Author

The reason dogs get along so well is because all they do is wag their tails in appreciation of another dog. They don’t talk so do not give themselves the opportunity to ruin a friendship. Words can get us into trouble, but wagging tails never will.

25. M.K. Clinton Wishes Humans Were More Like Dogs

“The world would be a nicer place if everyone had the ability to love as unconditionally as a dog.” – M.K. Clinton

“The world would be a nicer place if everyone had the ability to love as unconditionally as a dog.” – M.K. Clinton

The world would be filled with love if everybody had the ability to love like a dog. There would be less hate and so much more meaningful relationships. If dogs could talk, I bet we would figure out they are exactly who we thought they were.

26. Sidney Jeanne Seward Explains Her Definition of Blessed

“Blessed is the person who has earned the love of an old dog.” – Sidney Jeanne Seward

“Blessed is the person who has earned the love of an old dog.” – Sidney Jeanne Seward

As dogs get older, they are wiser and are pickier. Younger dogs are energetic and will love anybody who pets them. Older dogs take more time and understanding for them to like you. Earning the love of an old dog is definitely a blessing.

27. Janet Schnellman Cant Explain What It Is

“There’s just something about dogs that makes you feel good.” – Janet Schnellman

“There’s just something about dogs that makes you feel good.” – Janet Schnellman

Janet Schnellman hits the nail on the head with this quote. Most of us aren’t completely sure what it is about dogs that make us so happy, but it is definitely something we love about our furry friends.

28. Gene Hill Goes Against the Notion That You Cannot Buy Happiness

“Whoever said you can’t buy happiness forgot little puppies.” – Gene Hill

“Whoever said you can’t buy happiness forgot little puppies.” – Gene Hill

Happiness can sometimes be as simple as holding a tiny puppy in your hands. Little puppies are often very cute and make us happy when we see them and interact with them. Puppies are always helping to brighten our day.

29. Cheryl Cole Only Trusts Two Living Beings

“I don’t trust anybody in my life except my mother and my dog.” – Cheryl Cole

“I don’t trust anybody in my life except my mother and my dog.” – Cheryl Cole

Cheryl Cole can only trust two people in her life, her mother and her dog. This is the case with many people. It is sad in a way, but also shows how much people love their dogs and can put their trust into their pets.

30. Stanley Leinwoll Cannot Think of a Better Friend Than a Dog

“No animal I know of can consistently be more of a friend and companion than a dog.” – Stanley Leinwoll

“No animal I know of can consistently be more of a friend and companion than a dog.” – Stanley Leinwoll

Dogs are truly friends and companions and most humans cannot play those roles as good as dogs. They are always there for us and are willing to go wherever we want to go. They basically give their lives to us.

31. Ammeil Josiah Monterde Believes Dogs Never Lie

“Dogs are the best example of a being who doesn’t need to lie to protect someone’s pride.” – Ammeil Josiah Monterde

“Dogs are the best example of a being who doesn’t need to lie to protect someone’s pride.” – Ammeil Josiah Monterde

Dogs do not understand what lying is. They never have to lie to protect anyone’s pride. They will just be there for you no matter what the situation is. Dogs are always looking out for us and act as our watchdogs just as much as we watch over them.

32. Jerry O’Connell Believes Dogs are the Only Beings That Truly See Us

“Dogs are the only mammals that will actually stare and look into a human’s eyes.” – Jerry O’Connell

“Dogs are the only mammals that will actually stare and look into a human’s eyes.” – Jerry O’Connell

Dogs really do look deep into our eyes when they look at us. Most of the time, humans will look through us or not directly into our eyes, but dogs have nothing to hide. They want to see what we are thinking and how we are feeling.

33. Jane Thayer Knows You are Never Alone With a Puppy

“I’m not alone, said the boy. I’ve got a puppy.” – Jane Thayer

“I’m not alone, said the boy. I’ve got a puppy.” – Jane Thayer

Of course nobody is alone if they have a puppy with them! Puppies are great company. They will always follow and never try and bring us of course, unless there is a fire hydrant. That is why so many people go on walks with their dogs.

34. George Carlin Has Never seen a Dog Keep Time

“Dogs lead a nice life. You never see a dog with a wristwatch.” – George Carlin

“Dogs lead a nice life. You never see a dog with a wristwatch.” – George Carlin

Dogs live a great life because they have no sense of time. They simply live to live. They sleep, eat and want to spend time with their owner. That is what they do everyday and they never get tired of it.

35. Jennifer Westfeldt Details What Dogs Need

“Dogs just need you and love, that’s all.” – Jennifer Westfeldt

“Dogs just need you and love, that’s all.” – Jennifer Westfeldt

Dogs do not need much; they just need their owner and love. They are content without having anything other than those two things. We love our dogs because of this. They are simple creatures who just want to live a simple life with an owner who wants to be around them.

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