Famous horse quotes from well-known people
Abraham Lincoln - I can make a General in five minutes but a good horse is hard to replace
Abraham Lincoln – It is best not to swap horses while crossing the river
Amber Senti - The horse, with beauty unsurpassed, strength immeasurable and grace unlike any other, still remains humble enough to carry a man upon his back
Bret Harte - Of all animals kept for the recreation of mankind the horse is alone capable of exciting a passion that shall be absolutely hopeless
Dale Taylor - Did you ever see an unhappy horse? Did you ever see a bird that had the blues? One reason why birds and horses are not unhappy is because they are not trying to impress other birds and horses
Elias Canetti - Whenever you observe a horse closely, you feel as if a hum being sitting inside were making fun of you
Emir Abd-El-Kader - By reason of his elegance, he resembles an image painted in a palace, though he is as majestic as the palace itself
Frederico Tesio - A horse gallops with his lings, perseveres with his heart, and wins with his character
Gerald Rafferty - A horse loves freedom, and the weariest old workhorse will roll on the ground or break into a lumbering gallop when he is turned loose into the open
Greg Darnall - People ought to quit worrying so much about whispering to their horses and just start listening to them
Herman Melville - No philosophers so thoroughly comprehend us as dogs and horses
Ian Flemming - A horse is dangerous at both ends and uncomfortable in the middle
James Whitcomb Riley - I love the horse from hoof to head, From head to hoof and tail to mane. I love the horse as I have said, From head to hoof and back again
John Galsworthy - I am still under the impression that there is nothing alive quite so beautiful as a thoroughbred horse
John Steinbeck - A man on a horse is spiritually, as well as physically, bigger than a man on foot
Mark Helprin - The horse moved like a dancer, which is not surprising. A horse is a beautiful animal, but it is perhaps most remarkable because it moves as f it always hears music
Oliver Wendell Holmes - The sunshine’s golden gleam is thrown, on sorrel, chestnut, bay and roan
Paul Mellon - The horse is an archetypal symbol which will always find ways to stir up deep and moving ancestral memories in every human being
Pam Brown - A horse is the projection of people’s dream about themselves – strong, powerful, beautiful – and it has the capability of giving us escape from our mundane existence
Peter Gray - We have all forgotten how strange a thing it is that so huge and powerful and intelligent an animal as a horse should allow another, and far more feeble animal, to ride upon its back
Piers Anthony - A horse is wonderful by definition
Ralph Waldo Emerson - ‘Riding a horse is not a gentle hobby, to be picked up and laid down like a game of solitaire. It is a grand passion’
Reiner Klimke - My horses are my friends, not my slaves
Ronald Duncan - The horse. Here is nobility without conceit, friendship without envy, beauty without vanity. A willing servant, yet never a slave
R.B. Cunningham-Graham - God forbid that I should go to any heaven in which there are no horses
Samuel Johnson - A fly may sting a stately horse and make him wince ; but one is an insect, and the other a hose still
Tom Dorrance - When I hear somebody talk about a horse or cow being stupid, I figure it’s a sure sign that the animal has outfoxed them
Toni Robinson - He has galloped through young girls’ dreams, added richness to grown women’s lives, and served men in war and strife
William Shakespeare – A horse! A horse! My kingdom for a horse!
William Shakespeare - He doth nothing but talk of his horse
William Shakespeare - His neigh is like the bidding of a monarch, and his countenance enforces homage. He is indeed, a horse
William Shakespeare – 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 that the pipe of Hermes
William Shakespeare – Through his mane and tail the high wind sings, fanning the hairs who wave like feather’d wings
Winston Churchill - There is something about the outside of a horse that is good for the inside of a man
Winston Churchill - No hour of life is lost that is spent in the saddle
Anonymous - ‘Horses lend us the wings we lack’
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