If you would know a man, observe how he treats a cat.robert a. heinlein
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
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.
"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
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
In truth , mankind cannot be saved from without, by schoolmasters or any other sort of masters: it can only be lamed and enslaved by them. It is said that if you wash a cat it will never again wash itself. This may or may not be true : what is certain is that if you teach a man anything he will never learn it; and if you cure him of a disease he will be unable to cure himself the next time it attacks him.George Bernard Shaw
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
A colossal bore? I feel I could write something like it tomorrow, if my cat inspired me by walking over the piano. See Gounod 365:26.
Even stroking a cat may be regarded by strict Presbyterians as a carnal sin.David Thomson
It doesn't matter whether the cat is black or white, as long as it catches mice.Deng Xiaoping
A person may have no relatives anywhere, but Mahamaya may make him keep a cat and thus make him worldly. This is how She plays!sarada devi
If a fish is the movement of water embodied, given shape, then cat is a diagram and pattern of subtle air.doris lessing
Charm us, orator, till the lion look no larger than the cat.
I care not for a man’s religion whose dog and cat are not the better for it.Abraham Lincoln
Anyone who considers protocol unimportant has never dealt with a cat.
"Once on a time there was a mouse," quoth she, "Who sick of worldly tears and laughter, grew Enamoured of a sainted privacy; To all terrestrial things he bade adieu, And entered, far from mouse, or cat, or man, A thick-walled cheese, the best of Parmesan."
Allah's Messenger (may peace be upon him) said: A woman was punished because she had kept a cat tied until it died, and (as a punishment of this offence) she was thrown into Hell. She had not provided it with food or drink, and had not freed her so that she could eat the insects of the earth.
Macavity, Macavity, there's no one like Macavity, There never was a cat of such deceitfulness and suavity. He always has an alibi, and one or two to spare: At whatever timethe deed took place!
High diddle diddle, The cat and the Fiddle, The Cow jump'd over the Moon, The little dog laugh'd to see such Craft, And the Dish ran away with the Spoon.