English author (1948 - 2015)
The walls of spiders' legs are made, Well mortised and finely laid; He was the master of his trade It curiously builded; The windows of the eyes of cats, And for the roof, instead of slats, Is covered with the skins of bats, With moonshine that are gilded.Michael Drayton
'For some reason, cats are usually addressed familiarly, though no cat has ever drunk bruderschaft with anyone.'mikhail bulgakov
Waiting turns men into bears in a barn, and women into cats in a sack.robert jordan
Rats! They fought the dogs and killed the cats, And bit the babies in the cradles. And ate the cheeses out of the vats.Robert Browning
He had that nameless charm, with a strong magnetism which can only be called "It", and cats – as well as women – always knew when he came into the room.elinor glyn
When all candels be out, all cats be grey,All thingis are then of one colour, as who sey.And this prouerbe faith, for quenching hot desyre,Foul water as soone as fayre, will quenche hot fyre.john heywood
It had need to beeA wylie mouse that should breed in the cats eare.john heywood
People who wish to salute the free and independent side of their evolutionary character acquire cats. People who wish to pay homage to their servile and salivating roots own dogs.Anna Quindlen
The greater cats with golden eyesStare out between the bars.Deserts are there, and the different skies,And night with different stars.They prowl the aromatic hill,And mate as fiercely as they kill,To roam, to live, to drink their fill;But this beyond their wit know I:Man loves a little, and for long shall die.vita sackville-west
I abominate any organization that denies cats are people !fritz leiber
At first she dreamed of sheep, of going to school, of cats drinking milk. Little by little she dreamed of blue sheep, of going to school in the middle of the woods, of cats drinking milk from golden saucers. And her dreams became increasingly dense and acquired colours that were difficult to dilute into words.Clarice Lispector
cats are rather delicate creatures and they are subject to a good many different ailments, but I have never heard of one who suffered from insomnia.Joseph Wood Krutch
The problem with cats is that they get the exact same look on their face whether they see a moth or an axe-murderer.paula poundstone
cats seem to go on the principle that it never does any harm to ask for what you want.Joseph Wood Krutch
It had need to bee A wylie mouse that should breed in the cats eare.
Moreover, cats perform useful service, particularly in rural areas, in combating rodents work they necessarily perform alone and without regard for property lines.
When a man loves cats, I am his friend and comrade, without further introduction.
cats and monkeys, monkeys and cats - all human life is there.Henry James
You now have learned enough to see That cats are much like you and me And other people whom we find Possessed of various types of mind. For some are sane and some are mad And some are good and some are bad And some are better, some are worse But all may be described in verse.
cats have no sense of humor, they have terribly inflated egos, and they are very touchy.robert a. heinlein