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- In October not even a cat is to be found in London.
- Who hath a better friend than a cat?
- I wish I could write as mysterious as a cat.
Edgar Allan Poe
- A cat is an example of sophistication minus civilization.
- In the middle of a world that had always been a bit mad, the cat walks with confidence.
- A cat is a tiger that is fed by hand.
- Kittens believe that all nature is occupied with their diversion.
F.A. Paradis de Moncrif
- If he is comic, it is only because of the incongruity of so demure a look and so wild a heart.
- The cat is the only animal which accepts the comforts but rejects the bondage of domesticity.
Georges Louis Leclerc de Buffon
- Cat lovers can readily be identified. Their clothes always look old and well used. Their sheets look like bath towels and their bath look like a collection of knitting mistakes.
Eric Gurney How to Live with a Calculating Cat
- In its flawless grace and superior self-sufficiency I have seen a symbol of the perfect beauty and bland impersonality of the universe itself, objectively considered, and in its air of silent mystery there resides for me all the wonder and fascination of the unknown.
H. P. Lovecraft 1890-1937
- Twenty-seven cats at one time hints at monomania, but in may case it was simpler. If you like cats and have some, you get kittens; and if you like kittens and enjoy having them about, they grow up and you get more cats.
Paul Gallico 1897-1976 Honorable Cat
- When I play with my cat, who knows whether she is not amusing herself with more than I with her>
Michel De Montaigne 1533-1592 Essays, Book II
- My sister crying, our maid howling, our cat wringing her hands.
Shakespeare 1564-1616 Two Gentleman of Verona act 2, scene 3, line 7
- I could endure anything before but a cat, and now he's a cat to me.
Shakespeare All's Well That Ends Well act 4, scene 3, line 266
- The cat, with eyes of burning coal,
Now Couches 'fore the mouse's hole.
Shakespeare Pericles, Prince of Tyre act 3, scene 1, line 5
- A cat will never drown if she sees the shore.
Francis Bacon 1561-1626
- The playful kitten with its pretty little tigerish gambole is infinitely more amusing than half the people one is obliged to live with in the world.
Lady Sydney Morgan 1783-1859
- A Cat, with its phosporescent eyes that shine like lanterns and sparks flashing from its back, moves fearlessly through the darkness, where it meets wandfering ghosts, witches, alchemists, necromancers, grave-robbers, lovers, thieves, murderers, grey-cloaked patrols, and all the obscene larvae that only emerge at night.
Theophile Gautier 1811-1872
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