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  • Groucho Marx
    Groucho Marx
    American comic actor 1895-1977
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    Alimony is like buying hay for a dead horse.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
    William Shakespeare
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    He uses his folly like a stalking-horse, and under the presentation of that he shoots his wit.
  • Winston Churchill
    Winston Churchill
    English statesman 1874-1965
    Winston Churchill
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    Some people regard private enterprise as a predatory tiger to be shot. Others look on it as a cow they can milk. Not enough people see it as a healthy horse, pulling a sturdy wagon.
  • Henry Miller
    Henry Miller
    American writer 1891-1980
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    A book is a part of life, a manifestation of life, just as much as a tree or a horse or a star. It obeys its own rhythms, its own laws, whether it be a novel, a play, or a diary. The deep, hidden rhythm of life is always there - that of the pulse, the heart beat.
  • A camel is a horse designed by committee.
  • Will Rogers
    Will Rogers
    American actor and humorist 1879-1935
    Will Rogers
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    A difference of opinion is what makes horse racing and missionaries.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
    Samuel Johnson
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    A fly may sting a stately horse and make him wince; but one is but an insect, and the other is a horse still.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
    Samuel Johnson
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    A fly, Sir, may sting a stately horse and make him wince; but one is but an insect, and the other is a horse still.
  • Oliver Wendell Holmes
    Oliver Wendell Holmes
    American writer and poet 1809-1894
    Oliver Wendell Holmes
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    A good soldier, like a good horse, cannot be of a bad color.
  • Ian Fleming
    Ian Fleming
    British author and journalist 1908-1964
    Ian Fleming
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    A horse is dangerous at both ends and uncomfortable in the middle.
  • Ovid
    Ovid
    Roman poet 43 BC - 17 AD
    Ovid
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    A horse never runs so fast as when he has other horses to catch up and outpace.
  • Anthony Trollope
    Anthony Trollope
    British writer 1815-1882
    Anthony Trollope
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    A husband is very much like a house or a horse.
  • Beryl Markham
    Beryl Markham
    English-born Kenyan aviator, racehorse trainer and author 1902-1986
    Beryl Markham
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    A lovely horse is always an experience.... It is an emotional experience of the kind that is spoiled by words.
  • H. Jackson Brown Jr
    H. Jackson Brown Jr
    American author 1940-
    H. Jackson Brown Jr
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    A racehorse that consistently runs just a second faster than another horse is worth millions of dollars more. Be willing to give that extra effort that separates the winner from the one in second place.
  • Bernard Malamud
    Bernard Malamud
    American novelist 1914-1986
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    Ah, Dubin, you meet a pretty girl on the road and are braced to hop on a horse in pursuit of youth.
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