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
I thought, shivering, that there are things that outweigh comfort, unless one is an old woman or a cat.ursula k. le guin
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
Of all God's creatures there is only one that cannot be made the slave of the leash. That one is the cat. If man could be crossed with the cat it would improve man, but it would deteriorate the cat.
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 mathematician is a blind man in a dark room looking for a black cat which isn't there.
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 don’t want her to have a cat because she’ll end up talking baby talk to the cat. That’s the way it is, and how can a P.I. do that?sue grafton
My old cat is dead,Who would butt me with his head.henry summers
I am the cat who walks by himself, and all places are alike to me.rudyard kipling
The cat would eate fish, and would not wet her feete.
Curiosity killed the cat , but for a while I was a suspect.
[This] reminds me of a quotation from somebody that, whenever he tried to explain the logical structure of a programming language to a programmer, it was like a cat trying to explain to a fish what it feels like to be wet.