Cats Quotes

A countryman between two lawyers is like a fish between two cats.

Benjamin Franklin

A happy arrangement: many people prefer cats to other people, and many cats prefer people to other cats.

Mason Cooley

Actually, I don’t hate cats, I’m just kind of afraid of them

Clay Aiken

All cats are grey in the dark.

Thomas Lodge

Artists like cats; soldiers like dogs.

Desmond Morris

Cruel, but composed and bland,
Dumb, inscrutable and grand,
So Tiberius might have sat,
Had Tiberius been a cat.

Matthew Arnold ‘Poor Matthias’ (1885) l. 40

As an inspiration to the author, I do not think the cat can be over-estimated. He suggests so much grace, power, beauty, motion, mysticism. I do not wonder that many writers love cats; I am only surprised that all do not.

Carl Van Vechten

As anyone who has ever been around a cat for any length of time well knows, cats have enormous patience with the limitations of the human kind.

Cleveland Amory

As long as I’m around the cats in the hip hop scene, they’ll throw me a track and I’ll write a rap over it.

Ice T

As my career has progressed, I’ve had the pleasure of playing with the baddest jazz cats on the planet. But that doesn’t change my desire to entertain folks. That’s really who I am.

George Benson

Authors like cats because they are such quiet, lovable, wise creatures, and cats like authors for the same reasons.

Robertson Davies

Be able to identify the most common breeds of dogs and cats on sight.

Marilyn vos Savant

But cats to me are strange, so strange I cannot sleep if one is near.

W. H. Davies

Cats and monkeys; monkeys and cats; all human life is there.

Henry James

Cats are connoisseurs of comfort.

James Herriot

Cats are inquisitive, but hate to admit it.

Mason Cooley

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