Pets are our close companions because they provide love, comfort, safety, warmth, happiness, levity, wonder, laughter, and friendship. Pets teach us to have more patience with life and to enjoy the simple things.
I believe all the animals I have had in my life are truly spiritual beings, and it’s my opinion they have been put in my life for a reason: to help me be a better person in the here and now and to teach me things that will lead me to a joyous hereafter.
Here are some quotations about animals and please share your own thoughts about these wonderful marvelous creatures that share our lives.
A house is not a home without a pet.
Animals are such agreeable friends–they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms.
- George Eliot
Love the animals: God has given them the rudiments of thought and joy untroubled.
- Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Who can believe that there is no soul behind those luminous eyes!
- Theophile Gautier
If having a soul means being able to feel love and loyalty and gratitude, then animals are better off than a lot of humans.
- James Herriot
My most treasured possessions are not things; they are only things, my friends, family and animals are what counts.
- Olivia Newton-John
The difference between friends and pets is that friends we allow into our company, pets we allow into our solitude.
- Robert Brault
The best thing about animals is that they don’t talk much.
- Thornton Wilder
All of the animals except for man know that the principle business of life is to enjoy it.
- Samuel Butler