Quotations About / On: HORSE

  • 1.
    A horse! A horse! My kingdom for a horse!
    (William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Richard, in Richard III, act 5, sc. 7, l. 7 and 13 (1597). Richard's last words at the Battle of Bosworth.)
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  • 2.
    Horses for horses and chariots for chariots in the name of war leads to destruction!
    (Hatred and war.)
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  • 3.
    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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  • 4.
    The one common greater mistake that people make is not in putting the cart before the horse.It is putting the cart too far from the horse.
    (Shola Balogun)
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  • 5.
    The horse, the horse! The symbol of surging potency and power of movement, of action, in man.
    (D.H. (David Herbert) Lawrence (1885-1930), British author. Apocalypse, ch. 10 (1931).)
  • 6.
    It must be confessed that horses at present work too exclusively for men, rarely men for horses; and the brute degenerates in man's society.
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. "Paradise (To Be) Regained" (1843), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 4, p. 286, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
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  • 7.
    We would not always be soothing and taming nature, breaking the horse and the ox, but sometimes ride the horse wild and chase the buffalo.
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers (1849), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 1, pp. 55-56, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
  • 8.
    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.
    (Samuel Johnson (1709-1784), British author, lexicographer. Quoted in James Boswell, Life of Samuel Johnson, vol. 1 (1934). Note to entry for March 20, 1776.)
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  • 9.
    It's like beating a dead horse to revive.
    (Dennis Spilchuk)
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  • 10.
    When our voice sway like broken horses, and our pens move in rhythmic motions
    (we have no understanding of what is not ours.)
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