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A man in a passion rides a mad horse.
Benjamin Franklin

The fast horse soon gets tired.
Slovakian proverb

The only man who makes money following the horses is one who does it with a broom and a
Elbert Hubbard

Cavalry horses delight in battle.
Chinese proverb

An old horse learns not to amble.
Rumanian proverb

One must plough with the horses one has.
German proverb

He who pays no heed to the words of his elders mounts a wild horse.
Arabic proverb

Not the fastest horse can catch a word spoken in anger.
Chinese proverb

If you ride a horse, sit close and tight; if you ride a man, sit easy and light.
Benjamin Franklin

Every one fears a goat from in front, a horse from the rear and a fool on every side.
Jewish proverb

Even a good horse cannot keep running always.
Irish proverb

A long journey tests a horse; a long-drawn-out conflict tests a friendship.
Chinese proverb

Two horses were carrying two loads. The front horse went well, but the rear horse was lazy.
The men began to pile the rear horse's load on the front horse; when they had transferred it
all, the rear horse found it easy going, and he said to the front horse: "Toil and sweat! The
more you try, the more you have to suffer." When they reached the tavern, the owner said:
"Why should I fodder two horses when I carry all on one? I had better give the one all the
food it wants, and cut the throat of the other; at least I shall have the hide." And so he did.
Leo Tolstoy

A good resolution is like an old horse which is often saddled but rarely ridden.
Mexican proverb

Everything - a horse, a vine - is created for some duty... For what task, then, were you
yourself created?
Marcus Aurelius

Don't look a gift horse in the mouth.
English proverb

If a government commission had worked on the horse, you would have had the first horse that
could operate its knee joint in both directions. The only trouble is it couldn't have stood up.
Peter F. Drucker

Riding a mule while looking for a horse.
Chinese proverb

A man without religion is a horse without a bridle.
English proverb

Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most
frequently makes for success.
Dale Carnegie

Sharpening a knife does not frighten a horse.
African proverb

An old horse does not forget the path.
Japanese proverb

Some of my best leading men have been dogs and horses.
Elizabeth Taylor

He's a good horse that never stumbled, and a better wife that never grumbled.
Scottish proverb

Chuck Norris once uppercut a horse and that is how the giraffe was created.
Chuck Norris jokes

A horse that will not carry a saddle must have no oats.
English proverb

He who buys a horse buys care.
Spanish proverb

Even the best horse needs to be spurred.
Mexican proverb

Circus, n. A place where horses, ponies and elephants are permitted to see men, women and
children acting the fool.
Ambrose Bierce

The saddle is a burden to the bad horse.
Serbo-Croatian proverb

I have always considered that the substitution of the internal combustion engine for the
horse marked a very gloomy milestone in the progress of mankind.
Sir Winston Churchill

Old minds are like horses. You must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.
John Adams

The slow horse reaches the mill.
Irish proverb

Better a poor horse than an empty stall.
Danish proverb

The horse I bet on was so slow, the jockey kept a diary of the trip.
Henry Youngman

I'm an American actor. I work with my clothes on. I have to. Riding a horse can be pretty
tough on your legs and elsewheres.
John Wayne

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