Animal Quotes: Heart & Soul Mates

Twenty Quotes that Attempt to Capture the True Essence of Animals


How does one accurately describe the unconditional love of an animal? I know it’s not possible to put what an animal has to offer both in heart and soul into words.  However, I have created this post out of a variety of quotes that come pretty darn close!


a heart of pawprints on a pale aqua background with the quote the greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.


No truer words have ever been spoken. All animals deserve our protection, kindness and love.

“He who feeds a hungry animal feeds his own soul.” – Charlie Chaplin


picture of a black cat with the quote It takes nothing away from a human to be kind to an animal


Exactly–what we give to an animal comes back to us ten-fold. Just the privilege of being in the presence of an animal pays us back immeasurably.

“It is much easier to show compassion to animals. They are never wicked.”

– Haile Selassie


a picture of a white dog with the quote WhoeversaidDiamondsare-agirls-best friend never owned a-dog


This picture is of my dog, Falkor, when he was 15 months old. I would take him over a bag of diamonds any day. The unconditional love between us is priceless!

“Happiness is a warm puppy.” – Charles M. Schulz


picture of a horse with the quote when I look into the eyes of an animal I do not see and animal. I see a living being. I see a friend. I see a soul.


There is no question in my mind to the truth of these words by author Anthony Douglas Williams. He wrote the book Inside the Divine Pattern due to his need to connect people with the divine messages hidden in lost knowledge and ancient mysteries.

“Animals share with us the privilege of having a soul.” – Pythagoras


A picture of a piglet with the quote All creatures are deserving ofa life free from fear & pain.


Maura Cummings and her husband Lee Herman founded an animal sanctuary in 2016. The couple made their dream come true in Pennsylvania.  This is a dream I have had for quite some time–stay tuned.

“What a beautiful world it would be if people had hearts like dogs.”

– Author Unknown



Albert Schweitzer was a  was a French-German theologian, organist, writer, humanitarian, philosopher, and physician. He was spot-on with this assertion. Music and cats both offer comfort and escape, even if only for a short time, from the stresses life places in our path.

“When I am feeling low all I have to do is watch my cats and my courage returns.” – Charles Bukowski


picture of a dog in the window with the quote Money can buy a lot of things but it doesn't wiggle its butt when you come through the door


There really is nothing better than coming home from a long day to find your best friend excited beyond compare at your arrival!

“There are few things more heart warming than to be welcomed by a cat.”

– Tay Hohoff


picture of a black cat with the quote beware of people who dislike cats


I have found Irish proverbs truly profound. This is one of my personal favorites!

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


picture of sheep with the quote until one has loved an animal a part of one's soul remains unawakened


Anatole France was a French poet, journalist, and novelist. Animals really do have the ability to reach our soul.

“I am suspicious of people who don’t like dogs. But I trust a dog when it doesn’t like a person.” – Author Unknown


a picture of a dog and cat with the quote My-idea-of-absolute-happiness-is-to-be-in-bed-on-a-rainy-day-with-my-blankie-my-cat-and-my-dog.


Anne Lamott is an American novelist and non-fiction writer. I agree with her statement–this sounds heavenly to me!

“The love for all living creatures is the most noble attribute of man.”

– Charles Darwin

I hope the art and quotes in this post stir your heart and soul. There are countless animals everywhere that need a home and someone to share their unconditional love with. Please consider adopting from you local shelter!

Do you have a favorite quote about an animal? Please share in the comments below!

Till next time, Sandra


Doesn’t your best friend deserve a special package every month?


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2 thoughts on “Animal Quotes: Heart & Soul Mates

  • November 21, 2017 at 6:00 pm

    OMG! Yes I completely agree with these quotes and I love each one of them! I am a huge animal lover and cats and dogs are my favourites! 🙂
    Thanks for sharing.
    Do drop by my blog as well : 🙂

    • November 22, 2017 at 2:35 am

      Thanks for reading my blog Sarmistha!


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