50 Best Dog Quotes for Every Dog Lover

Dogs are more than just pets; they are our companions, our friends, and family. They leave paw prints on our hearts, and for many of us, life wouldn’t be the same without them. For The Buddy System, we've compiled a list of 50 of the most touching, funny, and unforgettable dog quotes that resonate with every dog lover.

1. "The better I get to know men, the more I find myself loving dogs." - Charles De Gaulle

2. "Dogs do speak, but only to those who know how to listen." - Orhan Pamuk

3. "The world would be a nicer place if everyone had the ability to love as unconditionally as a dog." - M.K. Clinton

4. "My little dog – a heartbeat at my feet." - Edith Wharton

5. "Every dog must have his day." - Jonathan Swift

6. "Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole." - Roger Caras

7. "Dogs’ lives are too short. Their only fault, really." - Agnes Sligh Turnbull

8. "If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went." - Will Rogers

9. "A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself." - Josh Billings

10. "Dogs are the leaders of the planet. If you see two life forms, one of them's making a poop, the other one's carrying it for him, who would you assume is in charge?" - Jerry Seinfeld

11. "When an 85-pound mammal licks your tears away, then tries to sit on your lap, it's hard to feel sad." - Kristan Higgins

12. "To err is human — to forgive, canine." - Unknown

13. "If you want a friend in Washington, get a dog." - Harry Truman

14. "Happiness is a warm puppy." - Charles M. Schulz

15. "The road to my heart is paved with paw prints." - Unknown

16. "The bond with a true dog is as lasting as the ties of this earth will ever be." - Konrad Lorenz

17. "A house is not a home without a dog." - Unknown

18. "Dogs have a way of finding the people who need them, and filling an emptiness we didn’t ever know we had." - Thom Jones

19. "The average dog is a nicer person than the average person." - Andy Rooney

20. "I think dogs are the most amazing creatures; they give unconditional love. For me, they are the role model for being alive." - Gilda Radner

21. "If I could be half the person my dog is, I'd be twice the human I am." - Charles Yu

22. "Dogs teach us a lot of things but none more important than to love unconditionally." - Unknown

23. "Whoever said diamonds are a girl’s best friend never owned a dog." - Unknown

24. "What do dogs do on their day off? Can’t lie around – that’s their job." - George Carlin

25. "The best therapist has fur and four legs." - Unknown

26. "Dogs are how people would be if the important stuff is all that mattered to us." - Ashly Lorenzana

27. "You can usually tell that a man is good if he has a dog who loves him." - W. Bruce Cameron

28. "The only creatures that are evolved enough to convey pure love are dogs and infants." - Johnny Depp

29. "Dogs are our link to paradise." - Milan Kundera

30. "Everything I know, I learned from dogs." - Nora Roberts

31. "Dogs never bite me. Just humans." - Marilyn Monroe

32. "The greatest pleasure of a dog is that you may make a fool of yourself with him, and not only will he not scold you, but he will make a fool of himself too." - Samuel Butler

33. "Dogs love their friends and bite their enemies, quite unlike people, who are incapable of pure love and always have to mix love and hate." - Sigmund Freud

34. "Life is a series of dogs." - George Carlin

35. "Dogs got personality. Personality goes a long way." - Quentin Tarantino

36. "When a man's best friend is his dog, that dog has a problem." - Edward Abbey

37. "You can tell by the kindness of a dog how a human should be." - Captain Beefheart

38. "The love of a dog is a pure thing. He gives you a trust which is total. You must not betray it." - Michel Houellebecq

39. "Money can buy a fine dog, but only love can make him wag his tail." - Kinky Friedman

40. "Dogs have boundless enthusiasm but no sense of shame. I should have a dog as a life coach." - Moby

41. "You want a friend in this city? [Washington, D.C.] Get a dog!" - Harry Truman

42. "It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog." - Mark Twain

43. "The more boys I meet, the more I love my dog." - Carrie Underwood

44. "A dog will teach you unconditional love. If you can have that in your life, things won’t be too bad." - Robert Wagner

45. "Until one has loved an animal, a part of one's soul remains unawakened." - Anatole France

46. "When you adopt a dog, you have a lot of very good days and one very bad day." - W. Bruce Cameron

47. "A lot of shelter dogs are mutts like me." - Barack Obama

48. "If dogs could talk, perhaps we would find it as hard to get along with them as we do with people." - Capek

49. "If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and man." - Mark Twain

50. "I guess you don't really own a dog, you rent them, and you have to be thankful that you had a long lease." - Joe Garagiola

For every wagging tail, every bark of joy, and every loving nuzzle, these quotes encapsulate the special bond we share with our canine companions. Whether you're a seasoned dog owner or just someone who admires them from afar, these words will surely touch your heart. Visit www.buddysys.com for more heartwarming content about our four-legged friends.