"Many who have spent a lifetime in it can tell us less of love than the child that lost a dog yesterday."
"No matter how much cats fight, there always seem to be plenty of kittens."Thornton Wilder on Abraham Lincoln
"I am fond of pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals."Thornton Wilder on Winston Churchill
"Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea."Thornton Wilder on Robert A. Heinlein
"Time spent with cats is never wasted."Thornton Wilder on Sigmund Freud
"A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love yourself."Thornton Wilder on Josh Billings
"The more decisions that you are forced to make alone, the more you are aware of your freedom to choose."
"But there comes a moment in everybody's life when he must decide whether he'll live among the human beings or not - a fool among fools or a fool alone."
"It is very necessary to have markers of beauty left in a world seemingly bent on making the most evil ugliness."
"The best thing about animals is that they don't talk much."
"We do not choose the day of our birth nor may we choose the day of our death, yet choice is the sovereign faculty of the mind."