Cat Quotes, Part 6


I have studied many philosophers and many cats. The wisdom of cats is infinitely superior.
~ Hippolyte Taine


Perhaps it is because cats do not live by human patterns, do not fit themselves into prescribed behavior, that they are so united to creative people.
~ Andre Norton


Cats know how to obtain food without labor, shelter without confinement, and love without penalties.
~ W. L. George


A black cat crossing your path signifies that the animal is going somewhere.
~ Groucho Marx


I used to love dogs until I discovered cats.
~ Nafisa Joseph


My relationships with my cats has saved me from a deadly, pervasive ignorance.
~ William S. Burroughs

Animal Quotes, Part 6


May all that have life be delivered from suffering.
~ Gautama Buddha


It is just like man’s vanity and impertinence to call an animal dumb because it is dumb to his dull perceptions.
~ Mark Twain


Man is the only animal for whom his own existence is a problem which he has to solve.
~ Erich Fromm


I have from an early age abjured the use of meat, and the time will come when men such as I will look upon the murder of animals as they now look upon the murder of men.
~ Leonardo da Vinci


The assumption that animals are without rights, and the illusion that our treatment of them has no moral significance, is a positively outrageous example of Western crudity and barbarity. Universal compassion is the only guarantee of morality.
~ Arthur Schopenhauer, The Basis of Morality

Cat Quotes, Part 5


Cats are connoisseurs of comfort.
~ James Herriot

Cats don’t like change without their consent.
~ Roger Caras


It is impossible for a lover of cats to banish these alert, gentle, and discriminating friends, who give us just enough of their regard and complaisance to make us hunger for more.
~ Agnes Repplier


The cat is a dilettante in fur.
~ Theophile Gautier


Just watching my cats can make me happy.
~ Paula Cole

There’s kind of a toll you have to pay with a cat; if you don’t pet her for 10 minutes she’ll bother you for six hours.
~ Scott Adams

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