10 Of The Best Quotes From 'A Dog's Purpose'
Dogs have important jobs like barking when the doorbell rings.
January 24, 2017
January 24, 2017
“Dogs have important jobs, like barking when the doorbell rings, but cats have no function in a house whatsoever.”
“My purpose, my whole life, had been to love him and be with him, to make him happy. I didn’t want to cause any unhappiness now—in that way, I decided it was probably better than he wasn’t here to see this, though I missed him so much at that moment the ache of it was as bad as the strange pains in my belly.”
“Failure is not an option if success is just a matter of trying harder.”
“The job of a good dog was ultimately to be with them, remaining by their sides no matter what course their lives might take. All I could do now was offer him comfort, the assurance that as he left this life he was not alone but rather was tended by the dog who loved him more than anything in the whole world.”
“All I could do now was offer him comfort, the assurance that as he left this life he was not alone but rather was tended by the dog who loved him more than anything in the whole world.”
“Humans were capable of so many amazing things, but too often they just sat making words, not doing anything.”
“Human motivation is unfathomable to dogs, so I wasn’t sure why the two of us were separated, but I knew that when the time came, Ethan would Find me.”
“It was starting to seem to me that just when I had life all figured out it changed.”
“When I woke up, I knew I was dying. There was a sense within me of a rising darkness, and I had faced this before when I was named Toby and was in a small, hot room with Spike and some other barking dogs.”
“I realized that today I truly understood my purpose as Ellie: not just to find people but to save them.”