Quotations on Horses

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Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.
- John Adams
(Keywords: Exercise, Horses, Old, Order)

I once loved this game. But after being traded four times, I realized that it's nothing but a business. I treat my horses better than the owners treat us. It's a shame they've destroyed my love for the game.
- Richie Allen
(Keywords: Love, Business, Being, Horses, Nothing, Shame)

There was a great deal of peer recognition to be gained in elementary school by being able to draw well. One girl could draw horses so well, she was looked upon as a kind of sorceress.
- Chris Van Allsburg
(Keywords: Being, Horses, School)

We continued to move forward without loss of time, hoping to be able to reach the wood described by the Indians before all our horses should become exhausted.
- William Henry Ashley
(Keywords: Time, Horses, Loss, Wood)

After an unremitting and severe labour of two days, we returned to our old encampment with the loss of some of my horses, and my men excessively fatigued.
- William Henry Ashley
(Keywords: Men, Horses, Loss, Old)

The tigers of wrath are wiser than the horses of instruction.
- William Blake
(Keywords: Horses, Wrath)

I began when I was a child, because I was born and grew up in a little village. And many people ride the horses. So, it was a big - it has been a big passion for me.
- Andrea Bocelli
(Keywords: People, Horses, Passion)

I've had quarter horses for the last 18 years.
- Bruce Boxleitner
(Keywords: Horses, Years)

I don't wear fur and I understand their cause. I am the biggest animal lover in the world. I have four dogs and two horses, and I have rescued animals all my life.
- Gisele Bundchen
(Keywords: Life, Animals, Cause, Dogs, Horses, World)

By this way you may dress all sorts of horses in the utmost perfection, if you know how to practice it; a thing that is very easy in the hands of a master.
- William Cavendish
(Keywords: Dress, Horses, May, Perfection, Practice)

A wise man looks upon men as he does on horses; all their comparisons of title, wealth, and place, he consider but as harness.
- Robert Cecil
(Keywords: Men, Wealth, Comparisons, Horses, Man)

The only sport I'm not interested in is horse racing. That's because I don't know the horses personally.
- Nat King Cole
(Keywords: Horses, Racing)

General statements omit what we really want to know. Example: some horses run faster than others.
- Mason Cooley
(Keywords: Horses, Want)

Give these Indians little farms, survey them, let them put fences around them, let them have their own horses, cows, sheep, things that they can call their own, and it will do away with tribal Indians.
- George Crook
(Keywords: Cows, Horses, Sheep, Will)

I'm the worst rider. I'm a terrible rider. Me and horses are not a good mix. For some reason, people are always trying to get me on a horse in a movie.
- Dana Delany
(Keywords: People, Horses, Reason, Trying)

I love Spain. I go back two or three times a year usually to visit friends and ride horses.
- Bo Derek
(Keywords: Love, Friends, Horses, Spain, Visit)

I got quite bored, serving in the bar. Since I was there, the customers wouldn't talk about women, and with half their subject matter denied them, it was: horses, silence; horses, silence.
- Bernadette Devlin
(Keywords: Women, Horses, Silence, Talk)

And I ride horses, swim, do a lot of reading, writing.
- Casper Van Dien
(Keywords: Horses, Reading, Writing)

I was one of the many horses pulling the wagon and couldn't escape left or right because of the will of the driver.
- Adolf Eichmann
(Keywords: Horses, Right, Will)

I looked about me once again, and suddenly the dancing horses without number changed into animals of every kind and into all the fowls that are, and these fled back to the four quarters of the world from whence the horses came, and vanished.
- Black Elk
(Keywords: Animals, Dancing, Horses, World)

Even Crazy Horses is a good song, by the Osmonds. I've known many bands who have covered that. It's just a great song. I bought it in a brown, paper bag because I didn't want anyone to know I had it.
- Joe Elliott
(Keywords: Horses, Song, Want)

I don't know if you saw the parting of the Red Sea with the chariots on the horses, I did stuff like that.
- Richard Farnsworth
(Keywords: Horses, Parting, Sea)

One thing led to another and I didn't have to take tickets any more because I now worked for Mr. Rogers. He said if I was going to take care of his horses than I'd better learn how to ride. He was very kind to me.
- Glenn Ford
(Keywords: Care, Horses, Now)

I've been doing a lot of studying singing, and I'm thinking of recording an album containing all my old war horses and putting out a songbook at the same time.
- David Friedman
(Keywords: Time, War, Horses, Old, Singing, Thinking)

More than 65,000 horses were slaughtered in the United States in 2004, a 50 percent increase since 2002.
- Elton Gallegly
(Keywords: Horses, states, United)

It's been argued that of all the animals humans have domesticated, the horse is the most important to our history. For thousands of years, horses were our most reliable mode of transportation.
- Elton Gallegly
(Keywords: History, Animals, Horses, Years)

The labor of women in the house, certainly, enables men to produce more wealth than they otherwise could; and in this way women are economic factors in society. But so are horses.
- Charlotte Perkins Gilman
(Keywords: Men, Women, Society, Wealth, Horses, Labor)

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.
- Augustus Hare
(Keywords: Horses, Opinion, Public, Public opinion)

In terms of writing about horses, I fell backwards into that. I was intent on getting a Ph.D., becoming a professor, and writing on history but I got sick 14 years ago when I was 19. Getting sick derailed that plan completely.
- Laura Hillenbrand
(Keywords: History, Horses, Writing, Years)

If wishes were fishes we'd all be throwing nets. If wishes were horses we'd all ride.
- Douglas Horton
(Keywords: Horses, Wishes)

As a young girl I think I wanted to be a horse woman. I loved horses.
- Karen Hughes
(Keywords: Horses, Woman)

I don't mind what Congress does, as long as they don't do it in the streets and frighten the horses.
- Victor Hugo
(Keywords: Congress, Horses, Mind)

When I slept it was literally in the midst of an arsenal. If I heard dogs bark more fiercely than usual, or the feet of horses in a greater volume of sound than usual, I stood to arms.
- Frank James
(Keywords: Dogs, Feet, Horses, Sound)

I came in with my idea of what a cowboy would wear, but then I met some real cowboys and they said that I rode the horses well, shoed the horses, but no good cowboy would be wearing a pair of Levi's. I had to get a good old pair of Wranglers.
- Steve Kanaly
(Keywords: Idea, Cowboys, Horses, Old)

Large increases in cost with questionable increases in performance can be tolerated only in race horses and women.
- Lord Kelvin
(Keywords: Women, Performance, Horses, Race)

I once thought that I was the only man that persevered to be the friend of the white man, but since they have come and cleaned out our lodges, horses, and everything else, it is hard for to believe the white man any more.
- Black Kettle
(Keywords: Thought, Friend, Horses, Man)

Adam Levine and I remade the Rolling Stones' classic Wild Horses, and it is right up my alley, that whole style. It has a style of its own but still stays very true to the classic arrangement, and I love it.
- Alicia Keys
(Keywords: Love, Horses, Right, Style)

I'm hostile to men, I'm hostile to women, I'm hostile to cats, to poor cockroaches, I'm afraid of horses.
- Norman Mailer
(Keywords: Men, Women, Cats, Horses, Poor)

Think of me as the weathered sheriff coming back into Dodge 'cause the youngsters are shooting up the church and scaring the horses and not doing right by the women.
- Frank Miller
(Keywords: Women, Church, Horses, Right)

They were, I doubt not, happy enough in their dark stalls, because they were horses, and had plenty to eat; and I was at times quite happy enough in the dark loft, because I was a man, and could think and imagine.
- Hugh Miller
(Keywords: Doubt, Horses, Man)

I love to play games. I really like football, and I also like to ride horses.
- Mary-Kate Olsen
(Keywords: Love, Football, Games, Horses, Play)

Owing to the difficulty of obtaining horses, Mr. Henry returns from this place. In descending the Mississippi I will request him to pay his respects to you.
- Zebulon Pike
(Keywords: Difficulty, Horses, Will)

They were conspiring to desert us in the night and steal some of our horses... we engaged a spy.
- Zebulon Pike
(Keywords: Horses, Night)

Have you ever found any logical reason why mutual promises are sufficient consideration for one another (like the two lean horses of a Calcutta hack who can only just stand together)? I have not.
- Frederick Pollock
(Keywords: Consideration, Horses, Promises, Reason)

Although I agree that wild horses are a symbol of the American West, I also believe that it is the responsibility of Congress to ensure that these animals are managed, protected, and controlled in an effective manner.
- Jon Porter
(Keywords: American, Animals, Congress, Horses, Responsibility, Symbol)

I represent a district in Nevada, a state that is home to more wild horses than all other states combined.
- Jon Porter
(Keywords: Home, Horses, State, states)

What do we, as a nation, care about books? How much do you think we spend altogether on our libraries, public or private, as compared with what we spend on our horses?
- John Ruskin
(Keywords: Books, Care, Horses, Libraries, Nation, Public)

Men are not hanged for stealing horses, but that horses may not be stolen.
- George Savile
(Keywords: Men, Horses, May)

I do not want horses or diamonds - I am happy in possessing you.
- Clara Schumann
(Keywords: Horses, Want)

It would take wild horses to get me to talk.
- Gene Scott
(Keywords: Horses, Talk)



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