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Even if a river flows with milk, a dog can take in only one lick at a time

Tamil proverb

Often you must keep the dogs of desire nipping at your heels lest you become the slave of procrastination and the errand boy of complacency

R.K. Francis

The money from selling a dog doesn\'t bark

Tamil proverb

Let the dogs of the empire bark, that's their job; ours is to battle to achieve the true liberation of our people.

Hugo Rafael Chvez Fras

He was wild the way a mistreated dog becomes wild, not because it loves freedom, but because it has lost trust.

Orson Scott Card

An empty house is like a stray dog or a body from which life has departed.

Samuel Butler

Ordinary hypocrites pretend to be doves; political and literary hypocrites pretend to be eagles. But don't be disconcerted by their aquiline appearance. They are not eagles, but rats or dogs.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

A nice man would feel ashamed even before a dog.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

If you cant distinguish people from lap-dogs, you shouldnt undertake philanthropic work.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

When (you) dress up as a dog, be prepared to bark

Tamil proverb

The money from selling a dog doesn\'t bark

Tamil proverb

An artists touches are sometimes no more articulate than the barking of a dog who would call attention to something without exactly knowing what. This is as it should be, and he is a great artist who can be depended on not to bark at nothing.

Samuel Butler

The great 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

Man seeks, in his manhood, not orders, not laws and peremptory dogmas, but counsel from one who is earnest in goodness and faithful in friendship, making man free.

Dietrich Bonhoeffer

The history of science shows that the progress of science has constantly been hampered by the tyrannical influence of certain conceptions that finally came to be considered as dogma. For this reason, it is proper to submit periodically to a very searching examination, principles that we have come to assume without any more discussion.

Louis de Broglie

We have the governor once again using his delay tactics and dog-ate-my-homework excuses for not enforcing (the) law.

James Calvin

Here is a list of fearful things: The jaws of sharks, a vulture's wings, The rabid bite of the dog's of war, The voice of one who went before. But most of all the mirror's gaze, which counts us out our numbered days.

Clive Barker

I do not wish to be shut up in a corral. All agency Indians I have seen are worthless. They are neither red warriors nor white farmers. They are neither wolf nor dog.

Sitting Bull

The tyrant now Trusts not to men: nightly within his chamber The watch-dog guards his couch, the only friend He now dare trust.

Joanna Baillie

A dog in desperation will leap over a wall

Chinese Proverbs

We are impossibly conceited animals, and actually dumb as heck. Ask any teacher. You don't even have to as a teacher. Ask anybody. Dogs and cats are smarter than we are.

Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

My obstetrician was so dumb that when I gave birth he forgot to cut the cord. For a year that kid followed me everywhere. It was like having a dog on a leash.

Joan Rivers

Imagine believing in the control of inflation by curbing the money supply! That is like deciding to stop your dog fouling the sidewalk by plugging up its rear end. It is highly unlikely to succeed, but if it does it kills the hound.

Michael D. Stephens

Writing is a dog's life, but the only life worth living.

Gustave Flaubert
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