Category Archives: Canine Quotes

A Wise Woof by Groucho Marx

“Outside of a dog, a book is man’s best friend. Inside of a dog it’s too dark to read.” ― Groucho Marx

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Luck of the Draw…

“A really companionable and indispensable dog is an accident of nature. You can’t get it by breeding for it, and you can’t buy it with money. It just happens along…”   —E.B. White (from ‘Dog Training’, in White’s early 1940s book, … Continue reading

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The Poem About a Dog that Inspired a Novel

For those who appreciate poetry, it is not unusual to find that a particularly poignant poem may serve to inspire good prose. I uncovered one such inspiration while researching the life of Lain Singh Bangdel, the well-known Nepalese litterateur (writer, … Continue reading

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Canine Quotes & Wise Woofs!

  “The best archaeological and genetic evidence suggests that dogs began evolving from wolves somewhere between twelve and forty thousand years ago. We take this relationship for granted, although on closer inspection, it is an astounding thing to have happened…” … Continue reading

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