Most Famous Mark Twain Dog Quotes

Looking for some Mark Twain dog quotes? Here are the seven best quotes from Sam Clemens on the topic of dogs, puppies, and canines. You'll love these quotations.

"The dog is a gentleman; I hope to go to his heaven, not man's." ~Mark Twain, Letter to W. D. Howells, 4/2/1899

"Every time you stop a school, you will have to build a jail. What you gain at one end you lose at the other. It's like feeding a dog on his own tail. It won't fatten the dog." ~Mark Twain, speech, 11/23/1900

"By what right has the dog come to be regarded as a "noble" animal? The more brutal and cruel and unjust you are to him the more your fawning and adoring slave he becomes; whereas, if you shamefully misuse a cat once she will always maintain a dignified reserve toward you afterward- you will never get her full confidence again." ~Mark Twain

"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

"Heaven goes by favor; if it went by merit, you would stay out and your dog would go in."~Mark Twain

"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

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

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