If you would know a man, observe how he treats a cat.robert a. heinlein
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
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
'For some reason, cats are usually addressed familiarly, though no cat has ever drunk bruderschaft with anyone.'mikhail bulgakov
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
Cruel, but composed and bland, Dumb, inscrutable and grand, SoTiberius might have sat, Had Tiberius been a cat.Matthew Arnold
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
I reckon you're a kind of singed cat, as the saying isbetter'n you look.
Let your boat of life be light, packed with only what you need - a homely home and simple pleasures, one or two friends, worth the name, someone to love and someone to love you, a cat, a dog, and a pipe or two, enough to eat and enough to wear, and a little more than enough to drink; for thirst is a dangerous thing.jerome k. jerome
But as precedents survive like the clavicle in the cat, long after the use they once served is at an end, and the reason for them has been forgotten, the result of following them must often be failure and confusion from the merely logical point of view.Holmes, Jr., Oliver Wendell
There is a cunning which we in England call the turning of the cat in the pan.Francis Bacon
If you try and take a cat apart to see how it works, the first thing you have on your hands is a non-working cat.
A cat may look at a king.
It doesn't matter whether the cat is black or white, as long as it catches mice.
"All right," said the cat; and this time it vanished quite slowly, beginning with the end of the tail, and ending with the grin, which remained sometime after the rest of it had gone.Lewis Carroll