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" Dogs are our link to paradise. They don't know evil or jealousy or discontent. "
" People always joke that 'dog' spells 'god' backwards. They should consider that it might be the higher power coming down to see just how well they do, what kind of people they are. The animals are right here, right in front of us. And how we treat these companions is a test. "
" I'd say the best is when I was in Africa, I saw a hippo in a house. Someone had a pet hippo. And they're meant to be one of the most dangerous animals on the planet, and they had one that was sort of just wandering in and out of their house, just sort of roaming about. "
" Listening to a news broadcast is like smoking a cigarette and crushing the butt in the ashtray. "
" One of my big pet peeves is single-use plastic bags. I think it's one of the stupidest ideas in the world. "
Philippe Cousteau, Jr.
" When you're fighting for social justice, one of my biggest pet peeves is speaking out of ignorance. "
" When you want a break from dogs, and you take them to the kennel to the stars, no one thinks you're a bad pet owner. But when you have kids, you can't drop them off for three weeks without someone calling Child Protective Services! "
" Only a literary work that reveals an unknown fragment of human existence has a reason for being. "
" I used to love dogs until I discovered cats. "
" Metaphors are dangerous. Love begins with a metaphor. Which is to say, love begins at the point when a woman enters her first word into our poetic memory. "
" There is something very independent about French balloons - you feel you couldn't make a pet of one. "
" Having a pet spayed or neutered actually extends its lifespan by a few years and reduces any aggressive traits or tendencies. "
" One of my obsession is animals. I'm into dog rescues. It drives me crazy when people go to pet stores and buy dogs. There are so many dogs that need a good home. And this sounds crazy, but I really believe they know what is happening and are appreciative, and I just think they make for the best pets. "
" I had a big Akita, Yoshi, who was fabulous. I loved him. We lost him when he was 12, and I've never been able to replace him. Normally, most people lose a pet and get another and keep going on. But it just felt wrong to me; it felt disloyal. "
" Growing up in Kansas City, I was always neat, the teacher's pet, know-it-all type. "
" Once they become AKC registered, the newspapers will become flooded with ads for them. And you'll see Border collies in pet stores and animal shelters. "
" I'm scared to death of being poor. It's like a fat girl who loses 500 pounds but is always fat inside. I grew up poor and will always feel poor inside. It's my pet paranoia. "
" Laziness in my biggest pet peeve of all time. Get up, make a plan, do the work, and love yourself, people! "
" I poured spot remover on my dog. Now he's gone. "
" No one can feel as helpless as the owner of a sick goldfish. "
" True human goodness, in all its purity and freedom, can come to the fore only when its recipient has no power. "
" Who indeed, after pulling off the coloured glasses of prejudice and thrusting out of sight his pet projects, can help seeing the folly of these endeavours to protect men against themselves? A sad population of imbeciles would our schemers fill the world with, could their plans last. "
" What a dog I got, his favorite bone is in my arm. "
" My pet peeves are people touching me a lot. Random dudes grabbing me and slapping me across the back. They're not doing it on purpose, but it's like they forget I'm a person. But you can't do anything about it. What are you going to do? "
" My roommate got a pet elephant. Then it got lost. It's in the apartment somewhere. "
" We are telling veterans they must sacrifice to pay for the pet projects and contracts to campaign donors of powerful members of Congress. "
" We all have our pet things that we like to get religious about. "
" Before you get a dog, you can't quite imagine what living with one might be like; afterward, you can't imagine living any other way. "
" Having an animal that you fix, knowing that you saved its life or you saved a pet - Like on a dog, these little kids will come, and their dog is just ready to die, and you do something, and they leave happy. The kids are happy, and the little puppy is licking your hand. Those are kind of neat feelings. "
" One of my pet peeves about Nashville is that it tends to be copycatted. I don't want to do that. I've got to be different. "
" My mom didn't believe in putting chemicals in hair. But when I got to college, we didn't have A/C in our dorms freshman year. So after several days of waking up looking like a Chia Pet, I was like 'OK, I'm gonna get a perm.' And then my hair revolted and fell out. I was over that quick, fast and in a hurry. "
Keshia Knight Pulliam