Cat Quotes

Cat Quotes

Cats have inspired writers for years. Below are some of our favorite cat quotes with pictures.

Thousands of years ago cats were worshipped as Gods. Cats have never forgotten this ~ Unknown

The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats... ~Albert Schweitzer

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The purity of a person's heart can be quickly measured by how they regard cats ~ Unknown

You can keep dogs but it is the cat who keeps people because cats find humans useful domestic animals. ~ George Mikes

I love cats, because  I enjoy my home; and little by little they become its visible soul. ~ Jean Cocteau.

“Books. Cats. Life is good.” ~Edward Gorey

“Books. Cats. Life is good.” ~Edward Gorey

If there were to be a universal sound depicting peace, I would surely vote for the purr. ~Barbara L. Diamond

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What greater gift than the love of a cat? ~ Charles Dickens

A cat has absolute emotional honesty: human beings, for one reason or another, may hide their feelings, but a cat does not. ~Ernest Hemingway


Of all God's creatures, there is only one that cannot be made slave of the leash. That one is the cat. If man could be crossed with the cat it would improve the man, but it would deteriorate the cat.~ Mark Twain



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

Time spent with a cat is never wasted. ~ Colette

One cat just leads to another. ~Ernest Hemingway

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The smallest feline is a masterpiece~ Leonardo da Vinci.



People that hate cats will come back as mice in their next life. ~Faith Resnick

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



When a man loves cats, I am his friend and comrade, without further introduction. ~ Mark Twain

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

Curiosity killed the cat, but satisfaction brought it back. ~ Unknown

I don’t own a cat. My cat owns a human.~ Jarod Kintz