Ko-Ko the Cat's Diary






My favorite quotes.

“There are no ordinary cats.”

— Colette
French Novelist


“Time spent with cats is never wasted.”

— Colette


“There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: Music and cats.”

— Albert Schweitzer
Nobel Peace Prize Winner


“The smallest feline is a masterpiece.”

— Leonardo da Vinci
Italian painter, sculptor,
architect, engineer, and scientist


“I am as vigilant as a cat to steal cream.”

— William Shakespeare
Quote from Henry IV
English Poet and Dramatist

“What greater gift than the love of a cat?”

— Charles Dickens
English Novelist


“One cat just leads to another.”

— Ernest Hemingway
American Novelist & Short Story Writer


“A cat has absolute emotional honesty: human beings, for one reason or another, may hide their feelings, but a cat does not.”

— Ernest Hemingway


“Of all God's creatures, there is only one that cannot be made slave of the leash. That one is the cat. If man could be crossed with the cat it would improve the man, but it would deteriorate the cat.”

— Mark Twain
American Novelist


“If a man aspires towards a righteous life, his first act of abstinence is from injury to animals.”

— Albert Einstein
U.S. Physicist


“Imagination is more important than knowledge.”

— Albert Einstein


“I was sad one day and went for a walk; I sat in a field. A rabbit noticed my condition and came near. It often does not take more than that to help at times — to just be close to creatures who are so full of knowing, so full of love that they don't — chat, they just gaze with their marvelous understanding.”

— Saint John of the Cross
16th Century Mystic


“Animals are such agreeable friends — they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms.”

— George Eliot
Pen name of Mary Anne Evans
English Novelist


“The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.”

— Mahatma Gandhi
Prominent figure of the
Indian Independence Movement


“Never, never be afraid to do what is right, especially if the well-being of a person or an animal is at stake...”

— Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
American Clergyman, Activist,
and prominent leader in the
African American Civil Rights Movement


“The worst sin towards our fellow creatures is not to hate them, but to be indifferent to them. That's the essence of inhumanity.”

— George Bernard Shaw
British Dramatist and Critic
Born in Ireland


“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”

— Eleanor Roosevelt
Former First Lady of the United States


“If anyone excludes God's creatures from the shelter of compassion and pity, they may deal in the same way with persons in their life.”

— Anonymous