Wikiquote:Quote of the day/January 22, 2012

A Distinguished Member of the Humane Society by Sir Edwin Landseer.jpg
Landseer Poldi.jpg
Newfoundland brown.jpg

Near this spot
Are deposited the Remains of one
Who possessed Beauty without Vanity,
Strength without Insolence,
Courage without Ferocity,
And all the Virtues of Man without his Vices.
This Praise, which would be unmeaning Flattery
If inscribed over human ashes,
Is but a just tribute to the Memory of

~ George Gordon, Lord Byron ~

Aragon the Newfoundland Dog.jpg
  Landseer Saved.jpg
Newfoundland dog Smoky.jpg