Quotations About / On: HORSE

  • 1.
    Men are not hanged for stealing horses, but that horses may not be stolen.
    (George Savile, Lord Halifax (1633-1695), British statesman, author. repr. In Works, ed. Walter Raleigh (1912); also known as George Savile, Marquess of Halifax. "Of Punishment," Political, Moral, and Miscellaneous Thoughts and Reflections (1750).)
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  • 2.
    Love, not force, rides the horse.
    (Saiom Shriver)
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  • 3.
    I'd horsewhip you if I had a horse.
    (S.J. Perelman, U.S. screenwriter, Bert Kalmar, Harry Ruby, and Norman Z. McLeod. Groucho Marx, Horsefeathers, a wisecrack made to his son Frank (Zeppo Marx) (1932).)
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  • 4.
    Time is like a horse; it keeps running and running unless you know how to control it
    (Karen Gonzalez-Videla)
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  • 5.
    Oh, Lord,
    to you we give thanks
    that in time Polish horses
    defeat Nazi tanks.
    (Saiom Shriver)
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  • 6.
    Animals do not admire each other. A horse does not admire its companion.
    (Blaise Pascal (1623-1662), French scientist, philosopher. Pensées, no. 685, ed. Krailsheimer, no. 401, ed. Brunschvicg (1670).)
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  • 7.
    I speak Spanish to God, Italian to women, French to men and German to my horse.
    (King Charles V (1500-1558), Spanish King of Spain and Holy Roman Emperor. Attributed.)
  • 8.
    A horse is dangerous at both ends and uncomfortable in the middle.
    (Ian Fleming (1908-1964), British author. Quoted in Sunday Times (London, October 9, 1966).)
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  • 9.
    Motherhood is the strangest thing, it can be like being one's own Trojan horse.
    (Rebecca West (1892-1983), British author. letter, Aug. 20, 1959. quoted in Victoria Glendinning, Rebecca West: A Life, pt. 5, ch. 8 (1987).)
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  • 10.
    Does it really matter what these affectionate people do—so long as they don't do it in the streets and frighten the horses!
    (Patrick, Mrs. Campbell (1865-1940), British actress. Quoted in Mrs. Patrick Campbell, p. 78, Alan Dent (1961). Referring to rumors of a homosexual liaison between two actors.)
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