Quotation Explorer - 'Horse'

A definite purpose, like blinders on a horse, inevitably narrows its possessor's point of view. - Robert Frost
...you do yourself no favour if you let your sense of doubt-mistrust-scepticism to rise up within you to the point where you must look every gift horse in the mouth... - Isabella koldras
A good resolution is like an old horse, which is often saddled but rarely ridden. - Mexican Proverb
To horses, everyday is a new day to survive. It's a natural instinct. They don't think of the past or the future, only the present. So in terms of trying to teach your horse or build a special bond, patience is the key to every stall's door. - Sheikha Hissa Hamdan Al Maktoum
Keep five yards from a carriage, ten yards from a horse, and a hundred yards from an elephant; but the distance one should keep from a wicked man cannot be measured. - Indian Proverb
Did you ever see an unhappy horse? Did you ever see 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. - Dale Carnegie
Pull yourself out of the dirt, dust yourself off, and get back on the horse and ride towards the sunset. - Michael Dean Russell Jr.
Death is a force, not a man in a horse - Dry the River
Often we can't find the power of life even when we're born with it; like a horseman can't find his horse when he is riding on it. - Debasish Mridha
I think that if you have a horse, pegasus, qilin, or unicorn, you should sit on it! You should stroke its hair, whisper in its ear, be one with it! And you shouldn't feel sorry if other people don't have one. - C. JoyBell C.
For every person who rides with a moral high-horse, they also have a dead horse that they haven't fed lying somewhere out of sight. - Zack W. Van
Take most people, they're crazy about cars. I'd rather have a goddamn horse. A horse is at least human, for God's sake. - J. D. Salinger
It's hard to lead a cavalry charge if you think you look funny on a horse. - Adlai E. Stevenson II
I am alone on this road strewn with bones and bordered by ruins! Angels have their brothers, and demons have their infernal companions. Yet I have but the sound of my scythe when it harvests, my whistling arrows, my galloping horse. Always the sound of the same wave eating away at the world - Gustave Flaubert
Horses don't speak, but they communicate through body language. If you look very closely, you'll find out your horse has been trying to talk to you every day. - Sheikha Hissa Hamdan Al Maktoum
There is nothing so good for the inside of a man as the outside of a horse. - John Lubbock
Being born in a stable does not make one a horse. - Arthur Wellesley
Morality is a easy horse to ride when all the horses are just black and white. - Jury Nel
A horse! a horse! my kingdom for a horse! - William Shakespeare
Horse, you are truly a creature without equal, for you fly without wings and conquer without sword.
Over the river and through the wood, To grandfather's house we go; The horse knows the way To carry the sleigh, Through the white and drifted snow. - Lydia M. Child
Animals do not admire each other. A horse does not admire its companion. - Blaise Pascal
Flaming enthusiasm, backed by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success. - Dale Carnegie
For the want of a nail, the shoe was lose; for the want of a shoe the horse was lose; and for the want of a horse the rider was lost, being overtaken and slain by the enemy, all for the want of care about a horseshoe nail. - Benjamin Franklin
It's not his fault that he's the rear end of a pantomime horse.
- Daddy won’t buy me a new pony, so I’m gonna burn my old one so he will have to buy me a new one. - Will a horse do? I'm a horse. I'm a horse. Yes, of course. Yes, of course. (That's a little children's poem.).-Jarod Kintz and - Stefan D
From the warmth of her fondness for her horse she constructed a fragile and changeable thing that almost resembled courage. She hoped it would be enough. - Kristin Cashore
In riding a horse, we borrow freedom - Helen Thompson
Some men can be good ' horse whisperers ' and many dogs can be wonderful ' man whisperers '. - Erik Pevernagie
I'd call him a sadistic, hippophilic necrophile, but that would be beating a dead horse. - Woody Allen
A Horse Lover's Guide To Music: Rock = Hoof Beats, Blues = Nostrils Flaring, Country = Pawing & Neighing, And You Could Keep Going... - Emma Bullington
There is something about the outside of a horse that is good for the inside of a man.
Paying alimony is like feeding hay to a dead horse. - Groucho Marx
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. - Gerald Raftery
I am not a Damsel In Distress who needs a Prince Charming. I am more of Rani Laxmi Bai who rides a Sturdy Horse. - Nikita Dudani
Gadzooks you plagiaries of truth, for twas foreseen by mine own eyes that this world is flat and straddled by two platypus's being ridden by a sea horse........ - Steve Merrick
MUSTANG, n. An indocile horse of the western plains. In English society, the American wife of an English nobleman. - Ambrose Bierce
I have seen flowers come in stony places And kind things done by men with ugly faces And the gold cup won by the worst horse at the races, So I trust too. - John Masefield
Some guys like to undermine a girl's self-esteem with little verbal jabs. Eventually it all adds up. One bee sting doesn't hurt a horse, but enough bee stings can kill a horse. - Oliver Gaspirtz
Good. Coffee is good for you. It's the caffeine in it. Caffeine, we are here. Caffeine puts a man on her horse and a woman in his grave. - Ernest Hemingway
Alimony is like buying oats for a dead horse.
In other words, if your boy is a poet, horse manure can only mean flowers to him; which is, of course, what horse manure has always been about. - Ray Bradbury
I have seen flowers come in stony placesAnd kind things done by men with ugly faces,And the gold cup won by the worst horse at the races,So I trust, too. - John Masefield
If I paint a wild horse, you might not see the horse... but surely you will see the wildness! - Pablo Picasso
A man may well bring a horse to the water but he cannot make him drink. - John Heywood
I have seen soldiers panic at the first sight of battle, and a wounded squire pulling arrows out from his wound to fight and save his dying horse. Nobility is not a birth right but is defined by one's action.
Screw you, cowboy! she yelled after him, saying the word exactly as she had before. And that horse you rode in on.And—Whoops!—now everyone in the diner had turned to look at them.Zane turned around to her with amusement on his face. Very original, princess. - Kimberly Lewis
An old horse, an old bird, an old man, an old tree, they all represent a great survival in the jungle of cosmos; they deserve to be applauded and respected! - Mehmet Murat ildan
A dark horse riderless, bolts like a phantom past the winning post, his mane moonflowing, his eyeballs stars. - James Joyce
Amish recognize each others' horse like we do our friends' car. - Brenda Nixon
We tolerate shapes in human beings that would horrify us if we saw them in a horse.
Horse was already in the heart of the Trojans. (Cheval était déjà dans le cœur des Troyens.) - Charles de Leusse
I would not be too surprised to see a flying horse; I would consider it as a gift of the evolution; but I would be very surprised if it had horseshoe sounds! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Choosing friends based on how much money they have is like betting on a horse because you like its saddle. - Stephen Smoke
Each handicap is like a hurdle in a steeplechase, and when you ride up to it, if you throw your heart over, the horse will go along, too. - Lawrence Bixby
Fix this sentence: He put the horse before the cart.
The man who cannot visualize a horse galloping on a tomato is an idiot. - André Breton
Yet when books have been read and reread, it boils down to the horse, his human companion, and what goes on between them. - Walter Farley
...in that rich earth a richer dust concealed.(I'm flogging a dead horse w/ this one but this is the 1st time I've even seen this quotes feature! I just wanted to post something.) - Rupert Brooke
A closed book will lie there like a dead horse. But an open book will kick, buck, and bolt through perceived adventures like a wild and free stallion. So hold on. - Richelle E. Goodrich
From horses we may learn not only about the horse itself but also about animals in general, indeed about ourselves and about life as a whole. - George Gaylord Simpson
HIPPOGRIFF, n. An animal (now extinct) which was half horse and half griffin. The griffin was itself a compound creature, half lion and half eagle. The hippogriff was actually, therefore, a one-quarter eagle, which is two dollars and fifty cents in gold. The study of zoology is full of surprises. - Ambrose Bierce
I'd horsewhip you if I had a horse. - Groucho Marx
You never know how a horse will pull until you hook him up to a heavy load. - Paul "Bear" Bryant
I have never heard anyone say, 'Oh, ick! A horse! - Elinor Goulding Smith
The horse is by Nature a very lazy animal whose idea of heaven is an enormous field of lush grass in which he can graze undisturbed until his belly is full, and after a pleasant doze can start filling himself up all over again. - Captain Elwin Hartley Edwards
Political judgment is the ability to hear the distant hoofbeats of the horse of history. - Otto von Bismarck
A horse that loves and cares for a man was loved and cared for by a man! - Emma Bullington
I feel like people around me are betters voting on the wrong horse in the race. I am that horse, always failing to make others win. - Austin Kelly
Lord Ronald said nothing; he flung himself from the room, flung himself upon his horse and rode madly off in all directions. - Stephen Leacock
All music if folk music. I ain't never heard no horse sing a song. - Louis Armstrong
What's a horse doing on a spaceship" "What's pre-revolutionary France doing on a spaceship? Mickey, get a little perspective!"Dr. Who "The Girl In The Fireplace - Stephen Moffat
A few fly bites cannot stop a spirited horse. - Mark Twain
He looks like a horse in a man costume! - Dylan Moran
They've never known a time when people drank rain water because it was pure, or could eat snow, or swim in any river or brook. The last time I drove to Washington the traffic was so bad that I could have made better time with a horse. - Madeleine L'Engle
I didn't realise you'd ridden here on your high horse - Robin Schneider
Never look a gift horse in the mouth. - Saint Jerome
If one speaks or acts with a cruel mind, misery follows, as the cart follows the horse... If one speaks or acts with a pure mind, happiness follows, as a shadow follows its source. - the Dhammapada
Horse sense is the thing a horse has which keeps it from betting on people. - W.C. Fields
The human worker will go the way of the horse. - Wassily Leontief
When my horse is running good, I don't stop to give him sugar. - William Faulkner
It is not the horse that draws the cart, but the oats. - Russian proverb
You should be able to strip a man naked and throw him out with nothing on him. By the end of the day, the man should be clothed and fed. By the end of the week, he should own a horse. And by the end of a year he should own a business and have money in the bank. - Rick Rescorla
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