- Guesses at Truth
Half the failures in life arise from pulling in one's horse as he is leaping.
- Julius & Augustus Hare
- "Some of my best leading men have been dogs and horses."
- Elizabeth Taylor
- A fly, Sir may sting a stately horse and make him wince; but one is but an insect, and the other a horse still.
- Samuel Johnson
- Sleep and Poetry
They swayed about upon a rocking horse, And thought it Pegasus.
- John Keats
- Weekend Book
I know two things about the horse
And one of them is rather coarse.
- Naomi Royde-Smith
- Twelfth Night
My purpose is, indeed, a horse of that color.
- Mr Sponge's Sporting Tour
There is no secret so close as that between a rider and his horse.
- R S Surtees
- The burden is equal to the horse's strength.
- The Talmud
- Horses and jockeys mature earlier than people - which is why horses are admitted to race tracks at the age of two, and jockeys before they are old enough to shave.
- Dick Deddoes
- "If you hear the sound of hoofbeats, don't look for zebra!"
- "A zebra is a light-colored animal with dark stripes; not a dark one with light stripes."
- American Museum of Natural History, NYC, After discovery in South Africa that dark parts of zebras fade while light parts remain unchanged, Newsweek 16 Dec 57
- Heaven is the place where the donkey finally catches up with his carrot: hell is the eternity while he waits for it.
- Russell Green
- The Llama is a woolly sort of fleecy hairy goat
With an indolent expression and an undulating throat
Like an unsuccessful literary man.
- Hillaire Belloc
- In the world of mules there are no rules.
- Ogden Nash
- Yankee Doodle camer to town
Riding on a pony;
Stuck a feather in his cap
And called it macaroni.
- Anonymous - Nursery Rhyme
- A horse is simply a horse.
- Cavalier Tunes "Boot and Saddle"
Boot, saddle, to horse, and away!
- Robert Browning
- All I say is, if you cannot ride two horses you have no right in the circus.
- Told not allowed to be in two political parties
- James Maxton
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