Quotes by horses

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  • Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln
    American statesman 1809-1865
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    It is not best to swap horses while crossing the river.
  • Mary Wortley Montagu
    Mary Wortley Montagu
    English aristocrat, letter writer and poet 1689-1762
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    Nature has not placed us in an inferior rank to men, no more than the females of other animals, where we see no distinction of capacity, though I am persuaded if there was a commonwealth of rational horses... it would be an established maxim amongst them that a mare could not be taught to pace.
  • Ovid
    Ovid
    Roman poet 43 BC - 17 AD
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    A horse never runs so fast as when he has other horses to catch up and outpace.
  • Augustus Hare
    Augustus Hare
    English writer 1834-1903
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    A statesman, we are told, should follow public opinion. Doubtless, as a coachman follows his horses; having firm hold on the reins and guiding them.
  • Robert Cecil
    Robert Cecil
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    A wise man looks upon men as he does on horses; all their comparisons of title, wealth, and place, he consider but as harness.
  • Dale Carnegie
    Dale Carnegie
    American writer and lecturer 1888-1955
    Dale Carnegie
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    All the king's horses and all the king's men can't put the past together again. So let's remember: Don't try to saw sawdust.
  • George Canning
    George Canning
    British statesman 1770-1827
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    Away with the cant of ''Measures, not men!'' - the idle supposition that it is the harness and not the horses that draw the chariot along. No, Sir, if the comparison must be made, if the distinction must be taken, men are everything, measures comparatively nothing.
  • Dale Carnegie
    Dale Carnegie
    American writer and lecturer 1888-1955
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    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.
  • Robert Burton
    Robert Burton
    English clergyman and writer 1577-1640
    Robert Burton
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    England is paradise for women, and hell for horses: Italy is a paradise for horses, hell for women.
  • Alice Walker
    Alice Walker
    American Author, Critic 1944-
    Alice Walker
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    Horses make a landscape look beautiful.
  • Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln
    American statesman 1809-1865
    Abraham Lincoln
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    I can make more generals, but horses cost money.
  • Victor Hugo
    Victor Hugo
    French writer 1802-1885
    Victor Hugo
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    I don't mind what Congress does, as long as they don't do it in the streets and frighten the horses.
  • Anton Chekhov
    Anton Chekhov
    Russian playwright and short story writer 1860-1904
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    I don't understand anything about the ballet; all I know is that during the intervals the ballerinas stink like horses.
  • Norman Mailer
    Norman Mailer
    American writer 1923-
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    I'm hostile to men, I'm hostile to women, I'm hostile to cats, to poor cockroaches, I'm afraid of horses.
  • Doug Horton
    Doug Horton
    American Protestant clergyman 1891-1968
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    If wishes were fishes we'd all be throwing nets. If wishes were horses we'd all ride.
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