Tuesday, April 12, 2011

words of WISDOM from the "interweb"

All I Need to Know about Life I Learned from My Dog

    • If you stare at someone long enough, eventually you'll get what you want.
    • If at first you don't succeed, beg.
    • Don't go out without I.D.
    • Be direct with people; let them know exactly how you feel by peeing on their shoes.{Ask JD, he did it to momma, twice!!!!!}
    • Be aware of when to hold your tongue, and when to use it.Control your LICKER!!!!
    • Leave room in your schedule for a good nap.
    • Always give people a friendly greeting.
    • When you do something wrong, always take responsibility for it (as soon as you're dragged out from under the bed).
    • If it's not wet and sloppy, it's not a real kiss.
  • My Dog's Philosophy of Life: "Life is short; bite hard."
      (What's that? I don't have a dog? Oh. Nevermind....)

  • Things We Learn from Our Dogs
    • Never pass up the opportunity to go for a joyride.
    • Allow the experience of fresh air and the wind in your face to be pure ecstasy.
    • When loved ones come home, always run to greet them.
    • When it's in your best interest, practice obedience.
    • Let others know when they've invaded your territory.
    • Take naps and stretch before rising.
    • Run, romp and play daily.
    • Eat with gusto and enthusiasm.
    • Be loyal.
    • Never pretend to be something you're not.
    • If what you want lies buried, dig until you find it.
    • When someone is having a bad day, be silent, sit close by and nuzzle them gently.
    • Thrive on attention and let people touch you.
    • Avoid biting when a simple growl will do.
    • On hot days, drink lots of water and lay under a shady tree.
    • When you're happy, dance around and wag your entire body.
    • No matter how often you're scolded, don't buy into the guilt thing and pout...run right back and make friends.
    • Delight in the simple joy of a long walk.

  • Dog Proverbs
    • "Whoever said you can't buy happiness forgot about little puppies." -- Gene Hill
    • "In dog years I'm dead" -- Unknown
    • "Dogs feel very strongly that they should always go with you in the car, in case the need should arise for them to bark violently at nothing right in your ear." -- Dave Barry
    • "I wonder what goes through his mind when he sees us peeing in his water bowl." -- Penny Ward Moser
    • "The dog's kennel is not the place to keep a sausage." -- Danish Proverb
    • "Outside of a dog, a book is probably man's best friend, and inside of a dog, it's too dark to read." -- Groucho Marx.
    • "The scientific name for an animal that doesn't either run from or fight its enemies is lunch." -- Michael Friedman
    • "To his dog, every man is Napoleon; hence the constant popularity of dogs." -- Aldous Huxley
    • "A dog teaches a boy fidelity, perseverance, and to turn around three times before lying down." -- Robert Benchley
    • "Did you ever walk into a room and forget why you walked in? I think that is how dogs spend their lives." -- Sue Murphy
    • "Did you hear about the dyslexic agnostic insomniac who stays up all night wondering if there really is a Dog?" -- Unknown
    • "I think animal testing is a terrible idea; they get all nervous and give the wrong answers." -- Unknown
    • "I loathe people who keep dogs. They are cowards who haven't got the guts to bite people themselves." -- August Strindberg
    • "No animal should ever jump up on the dining-room furniture unless absolutely certain that he can hold his own in the conversation." -- Fran Lebowitz
    • "Ever consider what they must think of us? I mean, here we come back from a grocery store with the most amazing haul- chicken, pork, half cow. They must think we're the greatest hunters on earth!" -- Anne Tyler
    • "I wonder if other dogs think poodles are members of a weird religious cult." -- Rita Rudner
    • "My dog is worried about the economy because Alpo is up to 99 cents a can. That's almost $7.00 in dog money." -- Joe Weinstein
    • "Some days you're the dog, some days you're the hydrant." -- Unknown
    • "If I have any beliefs about immortality, it is that certain dogs I have known will go to heaven, and very, very few persons." -- James Thurber
    • "You enter into a certain amount of madness when you marry a person with pets." -- Nora Ephron
    • "Don't accept your dog's admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful." -- Ann Landers
    • "Women and cats will do as they please and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea." -- Robert A. Heinlein
    • "In order to keep a true perspective of one's importance, everyone should have a dog that will worship him and a cat that will ignore him." -- Dereke Bruce, Taipei, Taiwan
    • "There is no psychiatrist in the world like a puppy licking your face." -- Ben Williams
    • "When a man's best friend is his dog, that dog has a problem." -- Edward Abbey
    • "Cat's Motto: No matter what you've done wrong, always try to make it look like the dog did it." -- Unknown
    • "Money will buy you a pretty good dog, but it won't buy the wag of his tail.." -- Unknown
    • "No one appreciates the very special genius of your conversation as the dog does." -- Christopher Morley
    • "A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself." -- Josh Billings
    • "Man is a dog's idea of what God should be." -- Holbrook Jackson
    • "The average dog is a nicer person than the average person." -- Andrew A. Rooney
    • "He is your friend, your partner, your defender, your dog. You are his life, his love, his leader. He will be yours, faithful and true, to the last beat of his heart. You owe it to him to be worthy of such devotion" -- Unknown
    • "Heaven goes by favour. If it went by merit, you would stay out and your dog would go in." -- Mark Twain
    • "I care not for a man's religion whose dog and cat are not the better for it." -- Abraham Lincoln
    • "If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went." -- Unknown
    • "If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you; that is the principal difference between a dog and a man." -- Mark Twain
    • "Things that upset a terrier may pass virtually unnoticed by a Great Dane." -- Smiley Blanton
    • "I've seen a look in dogs' eyes, a quickly vanishing look of amazed contempt, and I am convinced that basically dogs think humans are nuts." -- John Steinbeck
    • "My husband and I are either going to buy a dog or have a child. We can't decide whether to ruin our carpets or ruin our lives." -- Rita Rudner
  • provided by Conrad
      "Can I become the person my dog thinks I am?" or: "I hope I can become the person my dog thinks I am." or: "I hope I can grow up to be the person my dog thinks I am." and: my karma
      Momma, was it good for you????

      1 comment:

      silvieon4 said...

      'vie, it was interesting. I don't agree that buying a puppy is happiness. I do say that holding one is happiness. You know how I feel about monetizing lives.... RESCUE I say!!!!

      I love you, honey, now could you please pick up your toys?