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|Topic: Horse Quotes - Famous Horse
Quotes, Quotations, Sayings about Horses
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| Riding: The art of keeping a horse between you
and the ground.
It is not enough for a man to know how to ride; he must know
how to fall.
As he was drifting to sleep his thoughts were of horses and
of the open country and of horses. Horses still wild on the
mesa who'd never seen a man afoot and who knew nothing of him
or his life yet in whose souls he would come to reside forever.
All the Pretty Horses.
The wagon rests in winter, the sleigh in summer, the horse never.
Many people have sighed for the "good old days" and
regretted the "passing of the horse," but today, when
only those who like horses own them, it is a far better time
No hour of life is wasted that is spent in the saddle.
People on horses look better than they are. People in cars look
worse than they are.
Horses and children, I often think, have a lot of the good sense
there is in the world.
Josephine Demott Robinson
It's always been and always will be the same in the world: The
horse does the work and the coachman is tipped.
Heaven is high and earth wide. If you ride three feet higher
above the ground than other men, you will know what that means.
Rudolf C. Binding
He knows when you're happy
He knows when you're comfortable
He knows when you're confident
And he always knows when you have carrots.
The wind of heaven is that which blows between a horse's ears.
Ah, steeds, steeds, what steeds! Has the whirlwind a home in
your manes? Is there a sensitive ear, alert as a flame, in your
every fiber? Hearing the familiar song from above, all in one
accord you strain your bronze chests and, hooves barely touching
the ground, turn into straight lines cleaving the air, and all
inspired by God it rushes on!
Nikolai V. Gogol
Dead Souls, 1842.
To ride a horse is to ride the sky.
There is no secret so close as that between a rider and his
Robert Smith Surtees
Chapter XXX: Bolting the Badger, Mr. Sponge's
Sporting Tour, 1853.
A horse loves freedom, and the weariest old work horse will
roll on the ground or break into a lumbering gallop when he
is turned loose into the open.
Wherever man has left his footprint in the long ascent from
barbarism to civilization we will find the hoofprint of the
horse beside it.
A horse is dangerous at both ends and uncomfortable in the middle.
It's a lot like nuts and bolts - if the rider's nuts, the horse
A lovely horse is always an experience.... It is an emotional
experience of the kind that is spoiled by words.
I can always tell which is the front end of a horse, but beyond
that, my art is not above the ordinary.
I heard a neigh. Oh, such a brisk and melodious neigh as that
was! My very heart leaped with delight at the sound.
The Chimaera, A Wonder-Book for Girls and
A horse is the projection of peoples' dreams about themselves
- strong, powerful, beautiful - and it has the capability of
giving us escape from our mundane existence.
The essential joy of being with horses is that it brings us
in contact with the rare elements of grace, beauty, spirit,
Sharon Ralls Lemon
When I bestride him, I soar, I am a hawk: he trots the air;
the earth sings when he touches it; the basest horn of his hoof
is more musical than the pipe of Hermes.
A Hibernian sage once wrote that there are three things a man
never forgets: The girl of his early youth, a devoted teacher,
and a great horse.
A canter is a cure for every evil.
If the world was truly a rational place, men would ride sidesaddle.
Rita Mae Brown
A man on a horse is spiritually as well as physically bigger
than a man on foot.
Among all the sights of the docks, the noble truck-horses are
not the least striking to a stranger. They are large and powerful
brutes, with such sleek and glossy coats, that they look as
if brushed and put on by a valet every morning. They march with
a slow and stately step, lifting their ponderous hoofs like
royal Siam elephants. Thou shalt not lay stripes upon these
Roman citizens; for their docility is such, they are guided
without rein or lash; they go or come, halt or march on, at
a whisper. So grave, dignified, gentlemanly, and courteous did
these fine truck-horses look - so full of calm intelligence
and sagacity, that often I endeavored to get into conversation
with them, as they stood in contemplative attitudes while their
loads were preparing. But all I could get from them was the
mere recognition of a friendly neigh; though I would stake much
upon it that, could I have spoken in their language, I would
have derived from them a good deal of valuable information touching
the docks, where they passed the whole of their dignified lives.
Redburn: His First Voyage.
A horse is worth more than riches.
When you're young and you fall off a horse, you may break something.
When you're my age, you splatter.
The ass will carry his load, but not a double load; ride not
a free horse to death.
Miguel de Cervantes
There is just as much horse sense as ever, but the horses have
most of it.
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