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Top 100 Quotes About Rats

#1. As an experimental psychologist, I have been trained not to believe anything unless it can be demonstrated in the laboratory on rats or sophomores. - Author: Steven Pinker
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#2. Let us speak behind our hands, lest our lips be read as the book of our designs, and let us find some place where only gods and rats may hear our words aloud. - Author: Scott Lynch
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#3. I got booted out third, but to me [Last Comic Standing] was a lot like Rambo II ... I don't really remember much ... there was rats, people bombing, screaming, yelling, and a middle aged guy with a shaved chest got beat by somebody from the Viet Cong. - Author: Rob Cantrell
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#4. Middle-age should be shot. Things about it gall me. First, that those younger despise the thought of getting old, and, hence, me. Second, that those older despise the thought of me being younger, and, hence, me. So here I am, pressed from both sides, forced to wear blinders - FULL SPEED AHEAD! - Author: Chila Woychik
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#5. Nature hav no music; nor would ther be for theeany better melody in the April woods at dawnthan what an old stone-deaf labourer, lying awakeo'night in his comfortless attic, might perchancebe aware of, when the rats run amok in his thatch? - Author: Robert Bridges
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#6. Was it possible to have an apartment sprayed for evil spirits like one would for bugs, or set up traps like for those big, city rats? - Author: K.L. Burrell
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#7. I don't like rats any more than the next bloke, but they ain't wicked and cruel like people can be. They're just ratty in their habits. - Author: Philip Pullman
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#8. If you join the rat race - you're in the race of rats. - Author: Bertolt Brecht
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#9. Travelling to make television programmes means I have some unusual food memories. In Pasto, Colombia, I was taken to a restaurant where I chose my meat for the evening from a cage of white rats. It tasted perfectly good - like rabbit. - Author: Jonathan Dimbleby
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#10. [Pigeons are] rats with wings. - Author: Ken Livingstone
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#11. Clary wondered how many boyfriends she'd turned into rats by accident.
-Clary to Isabelle, pg.245- - Author: Cassandra Clare
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#12. Researchers use alloxan in lab rats to induce diabetes. That's right - it's used to produce diabetes. This is bad news if you eat anything white or enriched. - Author: Timothy Ferriss
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#13. Travel is sold as freedom, but we were about as free as lab rats. This is how they'll manage the next Holocaust, I thought, as I shuffled forward in my stockinged feet: they'll simply issue us with air tickets and we'll do whatever we're told - Author: Robert Harris
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#14. Hamsters. We have other names for them; rats, weasels, rodents, but with their fine, golden fur, round faces and whiskers, what they most look like are hamsters. - Author: Craig Alanson
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#15. When Anderson walks into a room, you can hear a rat pissing on cotton. - Author: Chael Sonnen
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#16. It is all right to rat, but you can't re-rat. - Author: Winston Churchill
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#17. There were rats in it, but Fyodor Pavlovich was not altogether angry with them: - Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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#18. How can we scramble away like rats, without honor, without dignity, when everyone must help rebuild the country? - Author: Thanhha Lai
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#19. It had been so long abandoned that the rats scurrying on their errands spared me no more than occasional glances of annoyance. - Author: H.P. Lovecraft
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#20. At that moment I would have welcomed spider-rats nibbling on my toes about as much as the idea of chatting with a missionary priest. - Author: Dan Simmons
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The Death of Rats looked up from the feast of the potato. SQUEAK, he said.
Death waved a hand dismissively. WELL, YES, OBVIOUSLY ME, he said. I JUST WONDERED IF THERE WAS ANYONE ELSE. - Author: Terry Pratchett
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#22. Rats and roaches live by competition under the laws of supply and demand; it is the privilege of human beings to live under the laws of justice and mercy. - Author: Wendell Berry
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#23. To a rat, a small hole is like a door. - Author: Helena
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#24. Without local newspapers there's no one to tell you when somebody's been fined for having rats in their kitchens. - Author: Bill Bryson
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#25. Gansey was using his Mr. Gansey professorial voice, the one that exuded certainty and commanded rats and small children to get up, get up, follow me! - Author: Maggie Stiefvater
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#26. You might be a redneck if your birth announcement included the word rug rat. - Author: Jeff Foxworthy
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#27. Just because it's a rat race doesn't mean it's okay to be a rat. - Author: Linda Ellerbee
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#28. It was the best place to be, thought Wilbur, this warm delicious cellar, with the garrulous geese, the changing seasons, the heat of the sun, the passage of swallows, the nearness of rats, the sameness of sheep, the love of spiders, the smell of manure, and the glory of everything. - Author: E.B. White
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#29. Rats have a sense of humor. Rats, in fact think the world is very funny. And they are right, dear reader. They are right. - Author: Kate DiCamillo
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#30. The ruggers followed me all the way to the cafeteria. I felt like the Pied Piper, except that the rats probably weren't offering to share protein-rich snacks with him. - Author: Justine Larbalestier
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#31. Everywhere in science the talk is of winners, patents, pressures, money, no money, the rat race, the lot; things that are so completely alien ... that I no longer know whether I can be classified as a modern scientist or as an example of a beast on the way to extinction. - Author: June Goodfield
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#32. The flute of the Pied Piper of Hamelin has never left us and it is essential that we train our ear to detect its false notes because in our case the flute is being played by the rats. - Author: Dimitris Mita
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#33. We need somebody to put rat poisoning in Justice Stevens' creme brulee. That's just a joke, for you in the media. - Author: Ann Coulter
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#34. I write about things that scare me. I've never written a snake story in my life. I myself have never written a story about snakes because they don't scare me. I write about rats because they scare the hell out of me. - Author: Stephen King
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#35. I understand only too well why Russians with means have all made tracks abroad ... If the ship is about to sink, the rats are the first to desert it. - Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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#36. I'd always thought the Rats were good fun, but one of the very nice things about being of Saga age is that I can actually look back and think, When I was younger I was in a great band. It was always a collective thing. - Author: Bob Geldof
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#37. GIANTS RATS- I Slap all my enemies in the face! And shatter the teeth of the wicked, in the name of Jesus, flee toothless into the bush! - Author: Ademola Adejumo
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#38. Or just don't wear it. Then you can check off the skinny-dipping and kill two birds.'
'I'm not surfing naked, Asher.'
'Rats,' he said. - Author: Wendy Wunder
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#39. From too much liberty, my Lucio, liberty
As surfeit is the father of much fast,
So every scope of the immoderate use
Turns to restraint. Our natures do pursue, -
Like rats that ravin down their proper bane, -
A thirsty evil; and when we drink we die. - Author: William Shakespeare
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#40. Some rats just don't know when to die. - Author: J.J. McAvoy
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#41. All of us carry around countless bags of dusty old knickknacks dated from childhood: collected resentments, long list of wounds of greater or lesser significance, glorified memories, absolute certainties that later turn out to be wrong. Humans are emotional pack rats. These bags define us. - Author: Marya Hornbacher
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#42. Just a rat, she repeated to herself. After all, there were rats in the palace. Human and otherwise. Could be worse. - Author: Cinda Williams Chima
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#43. Did you think that rats do not have hearts? Wrong. All living things have a heart. And the heart of any living thing can be broken. - Author: Kate DiCamillo
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#44. I'm a gym rat, I have to admit. I live in the gym, and now that I don't have to get beat up for a living, I can truly enjoy taking care of myself without worrying about breaking my leg or getting paralyzed. - Author: Thomas Jones
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#45. I've often said that my rats have taught me much more than I've taught them. - Author: B.F. Skinner
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#46. The rats are probably back already, a voice deep in my mind whispered. Eating her. They'll finish the good parts, the tasty parts, the delicacies, and then - Author: Stephen King
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#47. When the water reaches the upper level, follow the rats. - Author: Claude A. Swanson
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#48. I'm a rat. I used to believe in the Golden Rule but now question it. It's too easy to be snarky at those who are snarky toward me. I like how it feels - the yellow cheese giving way between pointed teeth. My tail begins to twitch. - Author: Chila Woychik
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#49. You might be a redneck if the receptionist checks the rat traps at your place of business. - Author: Jeff Foxworthy
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#50. My own grandfathers were a submarine commander and a 'desert rats' tank operator in the Second World War. - Author: Benedict Cumberbatch
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#51. Whenever there has been talk of exterminating rats, others, who were not rats, have been exterminated. - Author: Gunter Grass
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#52. In the lives of children, pumpkins can turn into coaches, mice and rats into human beings. When we grow up, we learn that it's far more common for human beings to turn into rats. - Author: Gregory Maguire
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#53. turned a scandalized gaze on me. "Will there be rats scurrying about?" "What?" I shook my worries - Author: Alyssa Maxwell
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#54. In college I castrated 21 rats, and I got pretty good at it. - Author: Lisa Kudrow
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#55. New York City has 2 million rats. We used to have 8 million rats. Now we're down to 2 million. You know what that means? We lose four electoral votes. - Author: David Letterman
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#56. I'm not scared of animals, except for rats. I'll break down in tears if I see a rat! - Author: Jeremy Irvine
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#57. I was raised on the Hudson, in a house that had been the stable of the financier and Civil War general Brayton Ives. In midcentury, we had fire pits in the floor for heating, and rats everywhere, because they nested in the hay insulation. - Author: Mark Helprin
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#58. My only regret is that I'm going before that rat, Robespierre! [to his executioner] Don't forget to show my head to the people; it's well worth seeing. - Author: Georges Danton
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#59. My place, your place, slapped face, rat race. - Author: Roger Daltrey
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#60. Fancy computers are engaging in legalized front-running. The profits are clearly coming from the rest of us - our college endowments and our pensions. Why is this legal? What the hell is the government thinking? It's like letting rats into a restaurant. - Author: Charlie Munger
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#61. Guinea pigs are practically synonymous with experiments. Lab rats have become the workhorses of modern medicine. Genetics owes a huge debt to the humble fruit fly. There's almost no branch of the life sciences, in fact, that hasn't leaned heavily on one animal or another. - Author: Sam Kean
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#62. But that means the pups are starving to death, too. Not just the big rats," said Gregor. "Doesn't that bother you?" "Of course it bothers me!" Mareth shook his head and sighed. "It is so hard for you to know what it is like for us here, Gregor. - Author: Suzanne Collins
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#63. And the rats eat my face. So what. - Author: Sarah Kane
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#64. We do not need to burn down the house to kill the rats - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#65. Jude collected them in almost exactly the same way the Pied Piper had collected rats, and children. He made melodies out of hate and perversion and pain, and they came to him, skipping to the music, hoping he would let them sing along. - Author: Joe Hill
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#66. I figure I'll just keep on going the way I am until something starts making sense."
"What if nothing ever does?"
"I guess if that happens, I'll start hoping all the God freaks are right, and there's some superior intelligence up there treating us all like laboratory rats. - Author: Mira Grant
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#67. The brains of the stimulated rats had more neurotransmitters, - Author: Norman Doidge
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#68. August in Kansas City is hotter than two rats f**king in a sock. - Author: Ichiro Suzuki
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#69. What sort of gods make rats and plagues and dwarfs? - Author: George R R Martin
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#70. And you know what happens when a ship gets too many rats on board? It sinks. That's what.
I wondered if a ship had ever really sunk that way. - Author: David Wong
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#71. I should have been conceived during Woodstock; it's in my blood: that burning desire to turn an absolute on its head and see what's underneath. I'm as random as I can be and as responsible as I should be. Attempting to fuse the two makes for interesting days. - Author: Chila Woychik
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#72. And what would I do ? Part of me was immobile, stunned with despair, like those rats that lose hope in laboratory experiments and lie down in the maze to starve. - Author: Donna Tartt
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#73. Rats. Rats, mice, and rodents. - Author: Jean Ferris
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#74. If you want to reduce the rats, use the cats! If you want to reduce the fools, use the books! - Author: Mehmet Murat Ildan
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#75. Not everyone will like what you have to say. Not everyone will like what you do. Social networking is a garbage pile waiting for rats to feed. Pointless nothings of your everyday lives. Still the fumes rise. - Author: Jerica Barsht
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#76. Max?" said the Gasman. "Are those, um, rats?"
Lovely. "Yes, those do appear to be either rats or mice on steroids," I said briskly, trying not to shriek and climb the walls like a girly-girl. - Author: James Patterson
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#77. There are many other kinds of milk available. Why don't we try drinking rats' milk and dogs' milk? - Author: Heather Mills
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#78. Beware prejudices. They are like rats, and men's minds are like traps; prejudices get in easily, but it is doubtful if they ever get out. - Author: Francis Jeffrey
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#79. I was a psych major in college and I actually owned two white lab rats. I had to train them and I took them home so that's just kind of missing for me. - Author: Steven Yeun
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#80. To achieve the mood of a warrior is not a simple matter. It is a revolution. To regard the lion and the water rats and our fellow men as equals is a magnificent act of a warrior's spirit. It takes power to do that. - Author: Carlos Castaneda
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#81. I'm happy to feed the squirrels - tree rats with the agility of point guards - but in fair weather, they frighten my finches. They leap from snowbank to porch to feeder and stuff their cheek pouches with chickadee feed. - Author: Donald Hall
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#82. It is worth thought what kind of mind or condition or disposition is open to flattery; for poison would not be spread if the rats ate it not. - Author: James Vila Blake
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#83. When I saw the rats the first time, I wanted to drop my basket where it was and run away, but we weren t rich enough for symbolic gestures. So I walked. - Author: Paula McLain
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#84. We are the Triumvirate. We do not take orders from Kerch street rats with dubious haircuts. - Author: Leigh Bardugo
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#85. Like rats that cannot stop pressing a button, partisans may be simply unable to stop believing weird things. The partisan brain has been reinforced so many times for performing mental contortions that free it from unwanted beliefs. Extreme partisanship may be literally addictive. - Author: Jonathan Haidt
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#86. The ancient priest who had taken Father Angel's place and whose name no one had bothered to find out awaited God's mercy stretched out casually in a hammock, tortured by arthritis and the insomnia of doubt while the lizards and rats fought over the inheritance of the nearby church. - Author: Gabriel Garcia Marquez
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#87. I think that's why I write - the not knowing and the blasted good feeling I get out of it all. - Author: Chila Woychik
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#88. I never said, 'MMMmmm, you dirty rat! - Author: James Cagney
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#89. The Net's interactivity gives us powerful new tools for finding information, expressing ourselves, and conversing with others. It also turns us into lab rats constantly pressing levers to get tiny pellets of social or intellectual nourishment. - Author: Nicholas Carr
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#90. The bar looked like a place where meth-addicted rats went to die. - Author: J.L. Bryan
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#91. Who taught you to go around falling on rats ans squishing on hats? Terrible, terrible. Must always be mindful of your manners. - Author: Lauren Oliver
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#92. Why are scientists now using lawyers in laboratory experiments instead of rats? Three reasons: (1) lawyers are more plentiful than rats, (2) there is no danger the scientists will become attached to the lawyers, and (3) there are some things rats just won't do. - Author: Gerry Spence
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#93. Celibacy bestows on a man the qualified freedom of a besieged city where one sometimes has to eat rats. - Author: Sean O Faolain
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#94. I wouldn't mind the rat race - if the rats would lose once in a while. - Author: Tom Wilson
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#95. My attorney put down the phone after making several calls. "There's only one place where we can get fresh salmon," he said, "and it's closed on Sunday." "Of course," I snapped. "These goddamn Jesus freaks! They're multiplying like rats! - Author: Hunter S. Thompson
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#96. Nature shows me incredible beauty standing just beyond the rat race. It's always there if I'm open enough to see it. - Author: Dewitt Jones
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#97. TV is the rat race of the century. - Author: Groucho Marx
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#98. Every dog deserves a place to live.
Every dog deserves a place in your heart.
Every dog deserves a place to walk.
Every dog deserves a place to run.
John Duncan. - Author: John Duncan
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#99. Happier than a terrier in a barrel full of rats - Author: Terry Pratchett
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#100. Pulitzer is a word but accomplishment is an aura. - Author: Chila Woychik
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