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Alvah Bessie Quotes and Sayings

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That's what the cat said to the canary when he swallowed him -
'You'll be all right.'
- Alvah Bessie

Maybe!
Maybe!
Maybe if your aunt had a beard, she'd be your uncle.
- Alvah Bessie

When you're dealing with monkeys, you've got to expect some wrenches.
- Alvah Bessie

So, my sweetheart back home writes to me and wants
to know what this gal in Bombay's got that she hasn't got.
So I just write back to her and says,
Nothin', honey.
Only she's got it here.
- Alvah Bessie

 

If you want reality to be different than it is,
you might as well try to teach a cat to bark.
- Byron Katie

A discussion of philosophy is like a cat chasing its tail -
it may be an amusing diversion but
it has no chance for a satisfying conclusion.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Like a Cat, I am Independent, Patient, Alert, and Decisive.
When the time is right, I pounce on opportunity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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One day Alice came to a fork in the road
and saw a Cheshire cat in a tree.
"Which road do I take?" she asked.
His responses was a question: "Where do you want to go?"
"I don't know," Alice answered.
"Then," said the cat, "it doesn't matter."
- Lewis Carroll

A meowing cat can't catch mice.
- Yiddish Proverb

"But I don't want to go among mad people," said Alice.
"Oh, you can't help that," said the cat. "We're all mad here."
- Lewis Carroll

It takes a big cat to be number 2.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I happen to think that computers are the most important
thing to happen to musicians since the invention of
cat-gut which was a long time ago.
- Robert Moog

Never wear anything that panics the cat.
- P. J. O'Rourke

I wish I could write as mysterious as a cat.
- Edgar Allan Poe

Theology is never any help; it is searching in a dark
cellar at midnight for a black cat that isn't there.
Theologians can persuade themselves of anything.
- Robert A. Heinlein

The clever cat eats cheese and breathes down
rat holes with baited breath.
- W. C. Fields

I believe cats to be spirits come to earth.
A cat, I am sure, could walk on a cloud without coming through.
- Jules Verne

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

THE fog comes
on little cat feet.
It sits looking
over harbor and city
on silent haunches
and then moves on.
- Carl Sandburg

If you want something to be different than it is,
you might as well teach a cat to bark.
Wanting something to be different than it is, is hopeless.
- Byron Katie

Curiosity killed the cat, but for a while I was a suspect.
- Steven Wright

I have a lot of very close girlfriends and sisters -
I'm from an all female family.
My father often quips that even the cat was neutered!
- Shirley Manson

I kind of imagine myself at eighty, a cat lady.
- Juliette Lewis

It was so cold today that I saw a dog chasing a cat,
and the dog was walking.
- Mickey Rivers

I care not much for a man's religion
whose dog and cat are not the better for it.
- Abraham Lincoln

The trouble with a kitten is that eventually it becomes a cat.
- Ogden Nash

Only very brave mouse makes nest in cat's ear.
- Earl Derr Biggers

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

Cat: a pygmy lion who loves mice, hates dogs,
and patronizes human beings.
- Oliver Herford

A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something
he can learn in no other way.
- Mark Twain

God is really only another artist.
He invented the giraffe, the elephantand the cat.
He has no real style, He just goes on trying other things.
- Pablo Picasso

Winners are different.
They're a different breed of cat.
- Byron Nelson

If we treated everyone we meet with the same affection
we bestow upon our favorite cat,
they, too, would purr.
- Martin Delany

The order of the world is always right -
such is the judgment of God.
For God has departed, but he has left his judgment behind,
the way the Cheshire Cat left his grin.
- Jean Baudrillard

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

When I played in the sandbox, the cat kept covering me up.
- Rodney Dangerfield

I usually just have one cat.
It is difficult, but I have my one cat that he'll travel
with me if it's appropriate,
if I'm not going overseas.
- Gina Gershon

A cat will be your friend, but never your slave.
- Theophile Gautier

If a fish is the movement of water embodied,
given shape, then cat is a diagram and pattern of subtle air.
- Doris Lessing

We've gotten involved in cat rescue -
we take them in and find homes for them.
I've always loved cats.
I saw how homeless cats were living out there.
We take them in, put out flyers.
- Greg Ginn

All day long the door of the sub-conscious remains just ajar;
we slip through to the other side,
and return again, as easily and secretly as a cat.
- Walter de La Mare

Gromit was the name of a cat.
When I started modeling the cat I just didn't feel it was quite right,
so I made it into a dog because he could have a bigger nose and bigger,
longer legs.
- Nick Park

If a cat does something, we call it instinct;
if we do the same thing,
for the same reason, we call it intelligence.
- Will Cuppy

I hope we don't get to the point where we have to have
the cat stop chasing the mouse to teach him glassblowing and basket weaving.
- Joseph Barbera

But if you really want to learn about life,
get a cat.
The way I think people should relate to animals is with a cat.
Because the world is his.
- James Cromwell

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

Operationally, God is beginning to resemble not a ruler
but the last fading smile of a cosmic Cheshire cat.
- Julian Huxley

I never married because there was no need.
I have three pets at home which answer the same purpose as a husband.
I have a dog which growls every morning,
a parrot which swears all afternoon,
and a cat that comes home late at night.
- Marie Corelli

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

The cat with gloves catches no mice.
- Navjot Singh Sidhu

An actor is never so great as when he reminds you of an animal -
falling like a cat,
lying like a dog, moving like a fox.
- Francois Truffaut

Anyway, Cat Stevens is never going to make much money out of us.
- Wayne Coyne

A black cat crossing your path signifies that the animal is going somewhere.
- Groucho Marx

My house is run, essentially, by an adopted,
fully clawed cat with a mean nature.
- Anthony Bourdain

The cat could very well be man's best friend but would
never stoop to admitting it.
- Doug Larson

When you're special to a cat, you're special indeed,
she brings to you the gift of her preference of you,
the sight of you, the sound of your voice,
the touch of your hand.
- Lester B. Pearson

Our cat is kind dove shellfish, and thinks the world is hers,
She finds a comfy spot and then we pet turtle sheep purrs.
- Brian P. Cleary

We journalists tell the public which way the cat is jumping.
The public will take care of the cat.
- Arthur Hays Sulzberger

You can't look at a sleeping cat and be tense.
- Jane Pauley

In reference to Cat Stevens, it is very,
very important we have accurate information on our
terrorist watch list and our no fly list and that you have a remedy.
- Asa Hutchinson

We had five goats, two dogs, a cat and racks of commentaries on Shakespeare.
- Charles Dance

I have no desire to be a cat, which walks so lightly
that it never creates a disturbance.
- Andrew Taylor Still

I love Wagner, but the music I prefer is that of a
cat hung up by its tail outside a window and trying
to stick to the panes of glass with its claws.
- Charles Baudelaire

The memory is like a cat scratching my heart.
- Marina Oswald

The cat does not offer services.
The cat offers itself.
Of course he wants care and shelter.
You don't buy love for nothing.
- William S. Burroughs

Always the cat remains a little beyond the limits we
try to set for him in our blind folly.
- Andre Norton

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

No matter how hard you try to teach your cat general relativity,
you're going to fail.
- Brian Greene

A cat pours his body on the floor like water.
It is restful just to see him.
- William Lyon Phelps

A cat, I am told, has nine lives.
If that is true, I know how a cat feels.
- Caryl Chessman

Prose books are the show dogs I breed and sell to support my cat.
- Robert Graves


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