Never send a man to do a horse’s job.
They are more beautiful than anything in the world, kinetic sculptures, perfect form in motion.
They have in themselves what they value in their horse, mettle and bottom.
I do not believe the introduction of motor cars will ever affect the riding of horses; the prophecies that have been made are likely to be falsified as have those made when the railways were introduced.
Horse sense is the thing a horse has which keeps it from betting on people.
I’d ride a cock horse to Banbury Cross For giblet gravy and cranberry sauce, Two treats which are held in reserve by the waiter Till you’ve finished your turkey and mashed potater.
Horses are predictably unpredictable.
O for a horse with wings! (Cymbeline)
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. The labor of horses enables men to produce more wealth than they otherwise could. The horse is an economic factor in society. But […]
Being born in a stable does not make one a horse. (when referred to as Irish)