grey tabby cat beside short-coat brown and white dogPhoto Credit: Tran Mau Tri Tam

Some folks are dog people. Some swear cats make the best pets. Some like both. The rivalry will never end... and here we have assembled a great collection of cats versus dogs quotes - with shareable quote pictures - for you to enjoy and pass on to your friends.

quote by Jeff Valdez: Cats are smarter than dogs. You can't get eight cats to pull a sled through snow. with background image:

Cats are smarter than dogs. You can't get eight cats to pull a sled through snow.

--Jeff Valdez

quote by Jeff Valdez: Dogs believe they are human. Cats believe they are God. with background image:

Dogs believe they are human. Cats believe they are God.

--Jeff Valdez
quote by Alfred North Whitehead: If a dog jumps into your lap, it is because he is fond of you; but if a cat does the same thing, it is because your lap is warmer. with background image:

If a dog jumps into your lap, it is because he is fond of you; but if a cat does the same thing, it is because your lap is warmer.

--Alfred North Whitehead
quote by Desmond Morris: Artists like cats; soldiers like dogs. with background image:

Artists like cats; soldiers like dogs.

--Desmond Morris
quote by Doug Larson: In debating the respective merits of dogs and cats, not having to walk a cat when it's 20 below zero deserves consideration. with background image:

In debating the respective merits of dogs and cats, not having to walk a cat when it's 20 below zero deserves consideration.

--Doug Larson
quote by James Thurber: I am not a cat man, but a dog man, and all felines can tell this at a glance -- a sharp, vindictive glance. with background image:

I am not a cat man, but a dog man, and all felines can tell this at a glance -- a sharp, vindictive glance.

--James Thurber
quote by Lewis Grizzard: You call to a dog and a dog will break its neck to get to you. Dogs just want to please. Call to a cat and its attitude is, 'What's in it f… with background image:

You call to a dog and a dog will break its neck to get to you. Dogs just want to please. Call to a cat and its attitude is, 'What's in it for me?'

--Lewis Grizzard
quote by Nafisa Joseph: I used to love dogs until I discovered cats. with background image:

I used to love dogs until I discovered cats.

--Nafisa Joseph
quote by Sarah Ban Breathnach: Dogs love us unconditionally and cats are big on redemption. Our sins and shortcomings don't bother them as long as we delight in their pre… with background image:

Dogs love us unconditionally and cats are big on redemption. Our sins and shortcomings don't bother them as long as we delight in their presence.

--Sarah Ban Breathnach
quote by Tim Allen: Dogs will eat till they die. Cats will leave food in the dish, incomprehensible to a dog. with background image:

Dogs will eat till they die. Cats will leave food in the dish, incomprehensible to a dog.

--Tim Allen

quote by Christopher Walken: I like cats a lot. I've always liked cats. They're great company. When they eat, they always leave a little bit at the bottom of the bowl. … with background image:

I like cats a lot. I've always liked cats. They're great company. When they eat, they always leave a little bit at the bottom of the bowl. A dog will polish the bowl, but a cat always leaves a little bit. It's like an offering.

--Christopher Walken
quote by Ernest Thompson Seton: The ancient feud between cat and dog is not forgotten in the north, for the Lynx is the deadly foe of the Fox and habitually kills it when … with background image:

The ancient feud between cat and dog is not forgotten in the north, for the Lynx is the deadly foe of the Fox and habitually kills it when there is soft snow and scarcity of easier prey.

--Ernest Thompson Seton
quote by E. L. Konigsburg: I'm not sure that love and like aren't like cats and dogs: One can't grow up to be the other, but they can be taught to live under the same… with background image:

I'm not sure that love and like aren't like cats and dogs: One can't grow up to be the other, but they can be taught to live under the same roof.

--E. L. Konigsburg

quote by King Tuff: I love dogs. I think dogs are way smarter. Maybe I can be the dog spokesman for the rock world. There are a lot of cat people making rock m… with background image:

I love dogs. I think dogs are way smarter. Maybe I can be the dog spokesman for the rock world. There are a lot of cat people making rock music.

--King Tuff
quote by Michael Sheen: My tragedy is that all I want is a dog, and yet I have been cursed with cats all my life. with background image:

My tragedy is that all I want is a dog, and yet I have been cursed with cats all my life.

--Michael Sheen
quote by Mackenzie Foy: I have a cat and a dog. They don't really get along, but I think they get along when no one is looking. with background image:

I have a cat and a dog. They don't really get along, but I think they get along when no one is looking.

--Mackenzie Foy
quote by Michael Showalter: Cats aren't cooperative in the same way that other animals are. You can train a dog to act, but you can't train a cat in the same way. with background image:

Cats aren't cooperative in the same way that other animals are. You can train a dog to act, but you can't train a cat in the same way.

--Michael Showalter
quote by Paul Gallico: There is the little matter of disposal of droppings in which the cat is far ahead of its rivals. The dog is somehow thrilled by what he or … with background image:

There is the little matter of disposal of droppings in which the cat is far ahead of its rivals. The dog is somehow thrilled by what he or any of his friends have produced, hates to leave it, adores smelling it, and sometimes eats it.

--Paul Gallico

quote by Temple Grandin: Here's certain things that are similar to cats and dogs. Dogs are just hyper social and they have a want to please you way more than a cat … with background image:

Here's certain things that are similar to cats and dogs. Dogs are just hyper social and they have a want to please you way more than a cat does.

--Temple Grandin
quote by William Kunstler: A dog is like a liberal. He wants to please everybody. A cat really doesn't need to know that everybody loves him. with background image:

A dog is like a liberal. He wants to please everybody. A cat really doesn't need to know that everybody loves him.

--William Kunstler
quote by Yannick Noah: We have a saying in France. A dog doesn't make a cat. with background image:

We have a saying in France. A dog doesn't make a cat.

--Yannick Noah
quote by Eloisa James: Dogs come when they're called; cats take a message and get back to you later. with background image:

Dogs come when they're called; cats take a message and get back to you later.

--Eloisa James
quote by Blaize Clement: Heads of warring nations could learn a lot about how to achieve lasting peace by watching dogs and cats who live in the same house. with background image:

Heads of warring nations could learn a lot about how to achieve lasting peace by watching dogs and cats who live in the same house.

--Blaize Clement
quote by Ann Widdecombe: Cats, unlike dogs, are independent creatures. They do not need walking and are content to be alone all day, providing they are fed. with background image:

Cats, unlike dogs, are independent creatures. They do not need walking and are content to be alone all day, providing they are fed.

--Ann Widdecombe
quote by Marie Bashkirtseff: Let us love dogs; let us love only dogs! Men and cats are unworthy creatures. with background image:

Let us love dogs; let us love only dogs! Men and cats are unworthy creatures.

--Marie Bashkirtseff
quote by Jaideep Ahlawat: I am a dog and a cat lover; doesn't matter which animal it is but dogs are cuter at times. with background image:

I am a dog and a cat lover; doesn't matter which animal it is but dogs are cuter at times.

--Jaideep Ahlawat
quote by Iris Murdoch: Dogs are very different from cats in that they can be images of human virtue. They are like us. with background image:

Dogs are very different from cats in that they can be images of human virtue. They are like us.

--Iris Murdoch
quote by Robert A. Heinlein: Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea. with background image:

Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.

--Robert A. Heinlein
quote by H. P. Lovecraft: The cat is classic whilst the dog is Gothic -- nowhere in the animal world can we discover such really Hellenic perfection of form, with an… with background image:

The cat is classic whilst the dog is Gothic -- nowhere in the animal world can we discover such really Hellenic perfection of form, with anatomy adapted to function, as in the felidae.

--H. P. Lovecraft
quote by H. P. Lovecraft: Throw a stick, and the servile dog wheezes and pants and shambles to bring it to you. Do the same before a cat, and he will eye you with co… with background image:

Throw a stick, and the servile dog wheezes and pants and shambles to bring it to you. Do the same before a cat, and he will eye you with coolly polite and somewhat bored amusement.

--H. P. Lovecraft

grey tabby cat beside short-coat brown and white dog

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