Horse quotes page 1
Test a horse by riding him and a person by accompanying him.
If I paint a wild horse you might not see the horse... but surely you will see the wildness.
Scientists think they can now clone an all-white zebra. Now, I'm no expert, but isn't that
You do not need a whip to urge on an obedient horse.
If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said faster horses.
It is not the horse but the oats that draw the cart.
One reason why birds and horses are not unhappy is because they are not trying to impress
other birds and horses.
One word let slip and four horses would fail to catch it.
A borrowed horse and your own spurs make short miles.
Tim was so learned that he could name a horse in nine languages. So ignorant, that he
bought a cow to ride on.
Beware the horns of a bull, the heel of a horse, and the smile of an Englishman.
He that advises you to buy a horse with a big belly will not help you feed him.
Don't give your child money. As far as you can afford it, give him horses. No hour is lost that
is spent in the saddle.
Sir Winston Churchill
Don't refuse to sell your horse for the sake of a crown.
Paying alimony is like feeding hay to a dead horse.
The old horse in the stable still yearns to run 1000 miles.
I don't mind when my horse is left at the post. I don't mind when my horse comes up to me in
the stands and asks, "Which way do I go?" But when the horse I bet on is at the $2 window
betting on another horse in the same race...
A young wife is to an old man the horse on which he rides to hell.
A fine horse runs on by observing the shadows of the whip.
Even if a horse is fed with sweets and bread, it will still prefer its hay.
You may force a horse to the water, but you cannot make him drink.
When old horses get warm, they are not easily held in.
The spirited horse, which will try to win the race of its own accord, will run ever faster if
Will is to grace as the horse is to the rider.
If you want to be a good saddler, saddle the worst horse; for if you can tame one, you can
Employers are like horses - they require management.
P. G. Wodehouse
Don't drive the horse with a whip, but with oats.
The best horse needs a whip, the wisest man advice, and the chastest woman a man.
He that cannot beat his horse, beats the saddle.
You do not swap horses while crossing the ford.
We're told cars are dangerous. It's safer to drive through South Central Los Angeles than to
walk there. We're told cars are wasteful. Wasteful of what? Oil did a lot of good sitting in the
ground for millions of years. We're told cars should be replaced with mass transportation. But
it's hard to reach the drive-through window at McDonald's from a speeding train. And we're
told cars cause pollution. A hundred years ago city streets were ankle deep in horse
excrement. What kind of pollution do you want? Would you rather die of cancer at eighty or
typhoid fever at nine?
P. J. O'Rourke
Better is an ass that carries you than a horse that throws you.
Horse sense is the thing a horse has which keeps it from betting on people.
W. C. Fields
The horses of hope gallop, but the asses of experience go slowly.
Did you ever think what can happen to a plain bar of iron, worth about $5.00? The same iron
when made into horseshoes is worth $10.50. If made into needles, it is worth $3,250.85, and
if turned into balance springs for watches its value jumps to $250,000.