The bond with a true dog is as lasting as the ties of this earth will ever be.
I believe that present day civilized man suffers from insufficient discharge of his aggressive drive.
Barking dogs occasionally bite, but laughing men hardly ever shoot.
We do not take humor seriously enough.
Every man gets a narrower and narrower field of knowledge in which he must be an expert in order to compete with other people. The specialist knows more and more about less and less and finally knows everything about nothing.