Quotes & Promises
Inspirational & Famous Quotes
Definitions & Meanings
So he brought the people down to
the water. And the Lord said to
Gideon, “Every one who laps the
water with his tongue, as a dog
laps, you shall set by himself.
Likewise, every one who kneels
down to drink.
And the Philistine said to David,
“Am I a dog, that you come to me
with sticks?” And the Philistine
cursed David by his gods.
(1 Samuel 17:43)
And he paid homage and said, “What
is your servant, that you should
show regard for a dead dog such as
(2 Samuel 9:8)
Then Abishai the son of Zeruiah
said to the king, “Why should this
dead dog curse my lord the king?
Let me go over and take off his
(2 Samuel 16:9)
For dogs encompass me; a company
of evildoers encircles me; they
have pierced my hands and feet— I
can count all my bones— they stare
and gloat over me; they divide my
garments among them, and for my
clothing they cast lots. But you,
O Lord, do not be far off! O you
my help, come quickly to my aid!
Deliver my soul from the sword, my
precious life from the power of
the dog! ...
Whoever is righteous has regard
for the life of his beast, but the
mercy of the wicked is cruel.
Like a dog that returns to his
vomit is a fool who repeats his
The dogs have a mighty appetite;
they never have enough. But they
are shepherds who have no
understanding; they have all
turned to their own way, each to
his own gain, one and all.
And he answered, “It is not right
to take the children's bread and
throw it to the dogs.
There was a rich man who was
clothed in purple and fine linen
and who feasted sumptuously every
day. And at his gate was laid a
poor man named Lazarus, covered
with sores, who desired to be fed
with what fell from the rich man's
table. Moreover, even the dogs
came and licked his sores. The
poor man died and was carried by
the angels to Abraham's side. The
rich man also died and was buried,
and in Hades, being in torment, he
lifted up his eyes and saw Abraham
far off and Lazarus at his side.
Look out for the dogs, look out
for the evildoers, look out for
those who mutilate the flesh.
What the true proverb says has
happened to them: “The dog returns
to its own vomit, and the sow,
after washing herself, returns to
wallow in the mire.”
(2 Peter 2:22)
Outside are the dogs and sorcerers
and the sexually immoral and
murderers and idolaters, and
everyone who loves and practices
Inspirational Quotes from Famous People
Do not make the mistake of
treating your dogs like humans or
they will treat you like dogs.
--Martha Scott – American Actress
Born 1912 Died 2003
Dogs and philosophers do the
greatest good and get the fewest
--Diogenes – Greek Philosopher Born
412 BC Died 323 BC
Dogs are better than human beings
because they know but do not tell.
--Emily Dickinson – American Poet
Born 1830 Died 1886
Dogs never bite me. Just humans.
--Marilyn Monroe – American Actress
Born 1926 Died 1962
I am fond of pigs. Dogs look up to
us. Cats look down on us. Pigs
treat us as equals.
--Winston Churchill – English
Statesman Born 1874 Died 1965
I looked up my family tree and
found three dogs using it.
--Rodney Dangerfield – American
Comedian Born 1921 Died 2004
I wish all men were like dogs.
--Halle Berry – American Actress
I wonder if other dogs think
poodles are members of a weird
--Rita Rudner – American Comedian
I'm an introvert... I love being
by myself, love being outdoors,
love taking a long walk with my
dogs and looking at the trees,
flowers, the sky.
--Audrey Hepburn – Belgian Actress
Born 1929 Died 1993
If you live among dogs, keep a
stick. After all, this is what a
hound has teeth for-to bite when
he feels like it!
--Nikita Khrushchev – Russian
Statesman Born 1894 Died 1971
Some of my best leading men have
been dogs and horses.
--Elizabeth Taylor – English Actress
Born 1932 Died 2011
The better I get to know men, the
more I find myself loving dogs.
--Charles de Gaulle – French Leader
Born 1890 Died 19704