If you would know a man, observe how he treats a cat.robert a. heinlein
"I've done you a piece of good service, Nancy," he began: then seeing me, he acknowledged my presence by a slight bow. I should have been invisible to Hatfield, or any other gentleman of those parts. "I've delivered your cat," he continued, "from the hands, or rather the gun, of Mr. Murray's gamekeeper."anne brontë
God is really onlyanother artist. He invented the giraffe, the elephant, and the cat. He has no real style. He just goes on trying other things.
The children eat and wriggle and laugh,The two old ladies stroke their silk;But the cat is grown small and thin with desire,Transformed to a creeping lust for milk.harold monro
'For some reason, cats are usually addressed familiarly, though no cat has ever drunk bruderschaft with anyone.'mikhail bulgakov
It is good to be a cynic it is better to be a contented cat and it is best not to exist at all. Universal suicide is the most logical thing in the world we reject it only because of our primitive cowardice and childish fear of the dark. If we were sensible we would seek death the same blissful blank which we enjoyed before we existed.h. p. lovecraft
A cat is more intelligent than people believe, and can be taught any crime.
The cat is a wild animal that inhabits the homes of humans.Konrad Lorenz
It doesn't matter whether the cat is black or white, as long as it catches mice.Deng Xiaoping
But thousands die, without or this or that, Die, and endow a college, or a cat.Alexander Pope
The original Jethro Tull was a 19th century English agriculturist who invented a seed drill you see... the first automatic process where by small holes were made in Mother Earth and even smaller seeds were deposited one at a time and neetly covered over as a cat does after having being naughty.ian anderson
I loathe the urchin’s cruelty to the cat, but I will not loathe the urchin. I loathe Hitler’s mass-torturing, but not Hitler; and the money-man’s heartlessness, but not the man. I love the swallow’s flight, and I love the swallow; the urchin’s gleam of tenderness, and the urchin.Olaf Stapledon
I have a liking old For thee, though manifold Stories, I know, are told Not to thy credit; How one (or two at most) Drops make a cat a ghost Useless, except to roast Doctors have said it: How they who use fusees All grow by slow degrees Brainless as chimpanzees, Meagre as lizards; Go mad, and beat their wives; Plunge (after shocking lives) Razors and carving knives Into their gizzards.charles stuart calverley
You don't take a dead cat to the vet. I mean you might, but why?neil degrasse tyson
Let Hercules himself do what he may, The cat will mew and dog will have his day.william shakespeare
Hang sorrow, care will kill a cat, and therefore let's be merry.george wither
Nothing's more playful than a young cat, nor more grave than an old one.thomas fuller
The mouse ne'er shunn'd the cat as thev did budge From rascals worse than they.william shakespeare
Curiosity responsible for cat needing nine lives.
He has gone to fish, for his Aunt Jobiska's Runcible cat with crimson whiskers!Edward Lear