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Quotes of the Day for 10 January 2004 – Cats

When I decided to run dog quotes yesterday, I knew I had taken care of the theme for two days with one stroke. Sure enough, the cat people were on me before I was out of bed, demanding equal time.

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The quotes:

There are two means of refuge from the misery of life - music and cats.
     - Albert Schweitzer, 1875 - 1965

Only the most foolish of mice would hide in a cat's ear, but only the wisest of cats would think to look there.
     - Andrew Mercer

After scolding one's cat one looks into its face and is seized by the ugly suspicion that it understood every word. And has filed it for reference.
     - Charlotte Gray

I have studied many philosophers and many cats. The wisdom of cats is infinitely superior.
     - Hippolyte Taine

Cats are rather delicate creatures and they are subject to a good many ailments, but I never heard of one who suffered from insomnia.
     - Joseph Wood Krutch, 1893 - 1970

Authors like cats because they are such quiet, lovable, wise creatures, and cats like authors for the same reasons.
     - Robertson Davies, 1913 - 1995


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