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.
    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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  • 3.
    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).)
  • 4.
    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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  • 5.
    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).)
  • 6.
    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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  • 7.
    Sleigh bells tinkling merrily horse drawn runabout
    (Trot the sky)
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  • 8.
    You can't ride a horse when, it is not ready to gallop!
    (Action)
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  • 9.
    Lamb, lion, horse and snake - all will be in heaven.
    (Walterrean Salley July 20,2015)
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  • 10.
    To own horses and houses are part of the lifestyles of mankind.
    (Lifestyle)
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