Abused Dog Quotes

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Quotes you can use to create cards and gifts, even memorials, that will help create many types of projects that could even raise money to help abused pets (be sure to follow any local laws).        back to main dog quote page




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I hope to make people realize how totally helpless animals are, how dependent on us, trusting as a child must that we will be kind and take care of their needs …[they] are an obligation put on us, a responsibility we have no right to neglect, nor to violate by cruelty. Author: James Herriot (English Veterinarian and Author)

Don’t abuse your friends and expect them to consider it criticism.Author: Edgar Watson Howe

To say nothing, to do nothing, stops nothing. Author: Roni McCall, Founder, Through Their Eyes, The National Animal Abuse Registry 


Oldies but goodies…

  • A man’s soul can be judged by the way he treats his dog.  Author: Charles Doran
  • Abuse is the weapon of the vulgar.  Author: Samuel Griswold Goodrich
  • Cruelty to dumb animals is one of the distinguishing vices of low and base minds. Wherever it is found, it is a certain mark of ignorance and meanness; a mark which all the external advantages of wealth, splendour, and nobility, cannot obliterate. It is consistent neither with learning nor true civility.  Author: William Jones (English Philologist and Jurist)
  • Animals cannot speak, but can you and I not speak for them and represent them? Let us all feel their silent cry of agony and let us all help that cry to be heard in the world.”  Author: Rukmini Devi Arundale
  • It is the wit and policy of sin to hate those we have abused. Author: Sir William Davenant
  • Murderers … very often start out by killing and torturing animals as kids.  Author: Robert K. Ressler (Former FBI Serial Killer Profiler)
  • 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.”  Author: Unknown
  • One of the most dangerous things that can happen to a child is to kill or torture an animal and get away with it.  Author: Margaret Mead 
  • Life is life’s greatest gift. Guard the life of another creature as you would your own because it is your own. On life’s scale of values, the smallest is no less precious to the creature who owns it than the largest.  Author: Lloyd Biggle Jr.
  • The world is a dangerous place to live; not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don’t do anything about it.  Author: Albert Einstein
  • If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and a man.  Author: Mark Twain
  • Nothing that I can do will change the structure of the universe.  But maybe, by raising my voice I can help the greatest of all causes – goodwill among men and peace on earth.  Author: Albert Einstein



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