— DMX (rapper) American rapper and actor from New York 1970
"Ruff Ryders' Anthem" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rpHtEa2II_s (1998), It's Dark and Hell Is Hot
„One has not lived until one has carried a sixty-pound dog down a sweeping flight of stairs at half-past V in the morning.“
Source: To Say Nothing of the Dog
„…this great grey pile of stone has been a house, never a home. It takes a woman's hand and heart, or a child's presence to make a home…“
— Eleanor H. Porter American novelist 1868 - 1920
Works, Pollyanna (1913)
„The dog had no name. For a dog to have a name someone must have him and someone must love him, and a dog must have someone. The dog had no one, and no one had the dog. The dog had only the silent empty countryside of the few houses. The dog had only the crumbs and cleaned bones he could pick up at the few houses. The dog had only himself, so the dog had nothing, and he was afraid.“
Hurry Home, Candy (1953)
— Shaquille O'Neal American basketball player 1972
[Wise, Mike, http://www.nytimes.com/2001/01/11/sports/pro-basketball-tension-between-o-neal-and-bryant-is-rising-every-day.html?pagewanted=all&src=pm, PRO BASKETBALL; Tension Between O'Neal and Bryant Is Rising Every Day, January 11, 2001, The News York Times]
O'Neal implying his level of defensive play would drop if he were not the team's featured option on offense.
„Fare you well, old house! you're naught that can feel or see,
But you seem like a human bein'—a dear old friend to me;
And we never will have a better home, if my opinion stands,
Until we commence a-keepin' house in the house not made with hands.“
— Will Carleton poet. 1845 - 1912
Out of the old House, Nancy, reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).
— James Carville political writer, consultant and United States Marine 1944
On Obama winning the White House
CNN Election Night in America 11/7/2008
— Margaret Fishback American writer 1900 - 1985
"Morpheus Among the Night Clubbers," Time for a Quick One (1940), p. 17.
„Without a doubt there were vampire dogs; he had seen and heard them outside his house at night. But they were only dogs.“
Source: I Am Legend (1954), Ch. 2
Context: They were strange, the facts about them: their staying inside by day, their avoidance of garlic, their death by stake, their reputed fear of crosses, their supposed dread of mirrors.
Take that last, now. According to legend, they were invisible in mirrors, but he knew that was untrue. As untrue as the belief that they transformed themselves into bats. That was a superstition that logic, plus observation had easily disposed of. ‘It was equally foolish to believe that they could transform themselves into wolves. Without a doubt there were vampire dogs; he had seen and heard them outside his house at night. But they were only dogs.
„Hide until everybody goes home. Hide until everybody forgets about you. Hide until everybody dies.“
— Yoko Ono Japanese artist, author, and peace activist 1933
Source: Grapefruit: A Book of Instructions and Drawings
— Edward Abbey American author and essayist 1927 - 1989
— Toby Keith American country music singer and actor 1961
Every Dog Has Its Day, written with Bobby Pinson and John Waples.
Song lyrics, American Ride (2009)
„Not only that “every dog has its day”, but also that “every dog has its data” in the digital information age.“
— Newton Lee American computer scientist
Facebook Nation: Total Information Awareness (2nd Edition), 2014
„Grievous for mortals is the stain of kindred blood. For the murderers are dogged by woes harmonious with their deeds, sent by the gods upon their houses.“
Original: (el) χαλεπὰ γὰρ βροτοῖς ὁμογενῆ μιά-
σματ᾽, ἕπεται δ᾽ ἅμ᾽ αὐτοφόνταις ξυνῳ-
δὰ θεόθεν πίτνοντ᾽ ἐπὶ δόμοις ἄχη.
Source: Medea (431 BC), lines 1268-1270; David Kovacs' translation