"In the beginning, God created man, but seeing him so feeble, He gave him the cat."
- Warren Eckstein"
A cat is more intelligent than people believe, and can be taught any crime."
-Mark Twain Notebook, 1895"
You can keep a dog; but it is the cat who keeps people, because cats find humans useful domestic animals."
- George Mikes from How to be decadent
"Dogs come when they're called. Cats take a message and get back to you."
- Mary Bly
"Beware of people who dislike cats."
- Irish Proverb
"I like pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals."
- Winston Churchill
"I have studied many philosophers and many cats. The wisdom of cats is infinitely superior."
- Hippolyte Taine
"Dogs believe they are human. Cats believe they are God."
"Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea."
"Dogs have owners, cats have staff."
"People who hate cats, will come back as mice in their next life."
- Faith Resnick
"I have noticed that what cats most appreciate in a human being is not the ability to produce food which they take for granted—but his or her entertainment value."
- Geoffrey Household
"As anyone who has ever been around a cat for any length of time well knows cats have enormous patience with the limitations of the human kind."
- Cleveland Amory