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Dogs are our link to paradise.
They don’t know evil or jealousy or discontent.
To sit with a dog on a hillside on a glorious afternoon is to be
back in Eden, where doing nothing was not boring.
It was peace.
– Milan Kundera

Kabul, Afghanistan


Sri Lanka



Histories are more full of the examples
of the fidelity of dogs than of friends.
– Alexander Pope

Varanasi, India


The one absolutely unselfish friend that man can have in
this selfish world, the one that never deserts him,
the one that never proves ungrateful or treacherous, is his dog.
– George Graham

Moscow, Russia

Texas, USA

If you think you’re a person of some influence,
try ordering somebody else’s dog around.

– Cowboy Wisdom


Marseille, France

Moray, Scotland

Kham Litang, Tibet

Angkor, Cambodia

You think dogs will not be in heaven?
I tell you, they will be there long before any of us.
– Robert Louis Stevenson

Rome, Italy

Havana, Cuba

All knowledge, the totality of all questions and answers,
is contained in the dog.
– Franz Kafka, Investigations of the Dog




Myanmar Porbandar, India

I think it is safe to say that Steve never
met an animal he didn’t like.
– Bonnie McCurry




Steve McCurry:  A Life in Pictures by
Bonnie McCurry

Available in Italian – Mondadori/Electa

Available in German – Knesebeck publishers

Available in English – Laurence King Publishers

Available in French- La Martiniere