65 Kitten Quotes On Success In Life

These kitten quotes will inspire you. A kitten is a juvenile cat. After being born, kittens display primary altricial and are totally dependent on their mothers for survival.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging kitten quotes, kitten sayings, and kitten proverbs.

Best Kitten Quotes

  1. “The acorn becomes an oak by means of automatic growth; no commitment is necessary. The kitten similarly becomes a cat on the basis of instinct. Nature and being are identical in creatures like them. But a man or woman becomes fully human only by his or her choices and his or her commitment to them. People attain worth and dignity by the multitude of decisions they make from day by day. These decisions require courage.” ~ Rollo May
  2. “There is no more intrepid explorer than a kitten.” ~ Champfleury
  3. “The only thing a cat worries about is what’s happening right now. As we tell the kittens, you can only wash one paw at a time.” ~ Lloyd Alexander
  4. “Kittens will make your sad go away” ~ David Wong

  5. “Never pick up a stray kitten . . . unless you’ve already made up your mind to be owned by it.” ~ Robert A. Heinlein
  6. “Gather kittens while you may, Time brings only sorrow; And the kittens of today; Will be old cats tomorrow.” ~ Oliver Herford
  7. “He had an uncommon fondness for cats. As an old man summering in New Hampshire, Twain even rented kittens from a nearby farm to keep him company until he returned home. “If man could be crossed with the cat,” said Twain, “it would improve the man, but it would deteriorate the cat.” There’s always something about your success that displeases even your best friends.” ~ Mark Twain
  8. “What greater gift than the love of a cat.” ~ Charles Dickens

  9. “In a cat’s eye, all things belong to cats.” ~ Joseph Wood Krutch
  10. “I believe cats to be spirits come to earth.” ~ Jules Verne
  11. “We quickly discovered that two kittens were much more fun than one.” ~ Allen Lacy
  12. “Time spent with cats is never wasted.” ~ Sigmund Freud

  13. “If animals could speak, the dog would be a blundering outspoken fellow; but the cat would have the rare grace of never saying a word too much.” ~ Mark Twain
  14. “But buds will be roses, and kittens, cats – more’s the pity.” ~ Louisa May Alcott
  15. “I wish I could write as mysterious as a cat.” ~ Edgar Allan Poe
  16. “People who hate cats will come back as mice in their next life.” ~ Faye Resnick

  17. “Kittens can happen to anyone.” ~ Paul Gallico
  18. “Cats seem to go on the principle that it never does any harm to ask for what you want.” ~ Joseph Wood Krutch
  19. “The problem with cats is that they get the exact same look on their face whether they see a moth or an ax-murderer.” ~ Paula Poundstone
  20. “Every natural movement is graceful. Did you ever watch a kitten at play?” ~ Anna Cora Mowatt

  21. “[A kitten] gets himself into every kind of trouble.” ~ Champfleury
  22. “Cats are smarter than dogs. You can’t get eight cats to pull a sled through snow.” ~ Jeff Valdez
  23. “Cats are rather delicate creatures and they are subject to a good many different ailments, but I have never heard of one who suffered from insomnia.” ~ Joseph Wood Krutch
  24. “But there was a kitten on my pillow, and it was purring in my face and vibrating gently with every purr, and, very soon, I slept.” ~ Neil Gaiman

  25. “Cats are intended to teach us that not everything in nature has a function.” ~ Garrison Keillor
  26. “Dogs believe they are human. Cats believe they are God.” ~ Jeff Valdez
  27. “Cats are the ultimate narcissists. You can tell this because of all the time they spend on personal grooming. Dogs aren’t like this. dog’s idea of personal grooming is to roll in a dead fish.” ~ James P. Gorman
  28. “A child is a person who can’t understand why someone would give away a perfectly good kitten.” ~ Doug Larson

  29. “Dogs come when they’re called; cats take a message and get back to you later.” ~ Eloisa James
  30. “A cat can be trusted to purr when she is pleased, which is more than can be said for human beings.” ~ William Ralph Inge
  31. “One cat just leads to another.” ~ Ernest Hemingway
  32. “Way down deep, we’re all motivated by the same urges. Cats have the courage to live by them.” ~ Jim Davis

  33. “Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.” ~ Robert A. Heinlein
  34. “As every cat owner knows, nobody owns a cat.” ~ Ellen Perry
  35. “If a dog jumps into your lap, it is because he is fond of you; but if a cat does the same thing, it is because your lap is warmer.” ~ Alfred North Whitehead
  36. “Kitten is in the animal world what the rosebud is in the garden; the one the most beautiful of all young creatures, the other the loveliest of all opening flowers.” ~ Robert Southey

  37. “Purring would seem to be, in her case, an automatic safety-valve device for dealing with happiness overflow.” ~ Monica Edwards
  38. “The cat is domestic only as far as suits its own ends.” ~ Hector Hugh Munro
  39. “I have noticed that what cats most appreciate in a human being is not the ability to produce food, which they take for granted – but his or her entertainment value.” ~ Geoffrey Household
  40. “Ignorant people think it is the noise which fighting cats make that is so aggravating, but it ain’t so; it is the sickening grammar that they use.” ~ Mark Twain

  41. “Confront a child, a puppy, and a kitten with a sudden danger; the child will turn instinctively for assistance, the puppy will grovel in abject submission, the kitten will brace its tiny body for a frantic resistance.” ~ Hector Hugh Munro
  42. “A kitten is the delight of a household. All day long, comedy is played by an incomparable actor.” ~ Champfleury
  43. “When the car’s going well, I purr like a kitten.” ~ Buddy Rice
  44. “Have you ever noticed the softness of a kitten’s feet? – they are like raspberries to hold in one’s hand.” ~ Anne Douglas Sedgwick

  45. “No matter how much cats fight, there always seem to be plenty of kittens.” ~ Abraham Lincoln
  46. “Cats can work out mathematically the exact place to sit that will cause most inconvenience.” ~ Pam Brown
  47. “There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats.” ~ Albert Schweitzer
  48. “A house is never perfectly furnished for enjoyment unless there is a child in it rising three years old, and a kitten rising three weeks.” ~ Robert Southey

  49. “I sometimes think the Pussy-Willows grey
    Are Angel Kittens who have lost their way,
    And every Bulrush on the river bank
    A Cat-Tail from some lovely Cat astray.” ~ Oliver Herford
  50. “You cannot look at a sleeping cat and feel tense.” ~ Jane Pauley
  51. “I had been told that the training procedure with cats was difficult. It’s not. Mine had me trained in two days.” ~ Bill Dana
  52. “Ahhh. Bed, book, kitten, sandwich. All one needed in life, really.” ~ Jacqueline Kelly

  53. “A kitten is so flexible that she is almost double; the hind parts are equivalent to another kitten with which the forepart plays. She does not discover that her tail belongs to her till you tread upon it.” ~ Henry David Thoreau
  54. “I am not a sexy woman, I’m not beautiful, I’m not a sex kitten, I don’t flirt with people, yet I’ve been tagged more of sex symbol than women who truly are and I that’s solely because I don’t reveal too much: people are curious.” ~ Shirley Manson
  55. “Do you see that kitten chasing so prettily her own tail? If you could look with her eyes, you might see her surrounded with hundreds of figures performing complex dramas, with tragic and comic issues, long conversations, many characters, many ups and downs of fate.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

  56. “The kitten was six weeks old. It was enchanting, a delicate fairy-tale cat, whose Siamese genes showed in the shape of the face, ears, tail, and the subtle lines of its body. […] She sat, a tiny thing, in the middle of a yellow carpet, surrounded by five worshipppers, not at all afraid of us. Then she stalked around that floor of the house, inspecting every inch of it, climbed up on to my bed, crept under the fold of a sheet, and was at home.” ~ Doris Lessing
  57. “They say the test of [literary power] is whether a man can write an inscription. I say, “Can he name a kitten?” And by this test I am condemned, for I cannot.” ~ Samuel Butler
  58. “I believe cats to be spirits come to earth. A cat, I am sure, could walk on a cloud without coming through.” ~ Jules Verne
  59. “What feeling is so nice as a child’s hand in yours? So small, so soft and warm, like a kitten huddling in the shelter of your clasp.” ~ Wilson Mizner

  60. “A kitten is chiefly remarkable for rushing about like mad at nothing whatever and generally stopping before it gets there.” ~ Agnes Repplier
  61. “They say the test of literary power is whether a man can write an inscription. I say, “Can he name a kitten?”” ~ Samuel Butler
  62. “The playful kitten, with its pretty little tigerish gambols, is infinitely more amusing than half the people one is obliged to live with in the world.” ~ Sydney, Lady Morgan

  63. “A dog’s idea of personal grooming is to roll on a dead fish.” ~ James P. Gorman
  64. “Those who’ll play with cats must expect to be scratched.” ~ Miguel de Cervantes

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