Personality is like a charioteer with two headstrong horses, each wanting to go in different directions.
I have not permitted myself, gentlemen, to conclude that I am the best man in the country; but I am reminded, in this connection, of a story of an old Dutch farmer, who remarked to a companion once that it was not best to swap horses when crossing streams.Abraham Lincoln
You know horses are smarter than people. You never heard of a horse going broke betting on people.will rogers
A cavalry commander said he had just been given a thousand new men who had never seen a horse and a thousand horses who had never seen a man.
It doesn't matter what you do in the bedroom as long as you don't do it in the street and frighten the horses.Mrs Patrick ne e Beatrice Rose StellaTanner Campbell
Bring on the empty horses!
All I say is, if you cannot ride two horses you have no right in the circus.James Maxton
Does it really matter what these affectionate people do — so long as they don’t do it in the streets and frighten the horses!beatrice stella campbell
God forbid that I should go to any Heaven in which there are no horses.
His talk was like a stream which runs With rapid change from rock to roses; It slipped from politics to puns; It passed from Mahomet to Moses; Beginning with the laws that keep The planets in their radiant courses, And ending with some precept deep For dressing eels or shoeing horses.winthrop mackworth praed
I don’t understand anything about the ballet; all I know is that during the intervals the ballerinas stink like horses.
It is said that as many days as there are in the whole journey, so many are the men and horses that stand along the road, each horse and man at the interval of a day’s journey; and these are stayed neither by snow nor rain nor heat nor darkness from accomplishing their appointed course with all speed.
I couldn't do them if I didn't know horses lived behind them.
A man sets out to draw the world . As the years go by, he peoples a space with images of provinces, kingdoms, mountains, bays, ships, islands, fishes, rooms, instruments, stars, horses, and individuals. A short time before he dies, he discovers that the patient labyrinth of lines traces the lineaments of his own face .jorge luis borges
He was a bad acquaintance for a placid, sedentary soul like me, for though he could work like a Trojan when the fit took him, he was never at the same job very long. In the same week he would harass an Under-Secretary about horses for the Army, write voluminously to the press about a gun he had invented for potting aeroplanes, give a fancy-dress ball which he forgot to attend, and get into the semi-final of the racquets championship. I waited daily to see him start a new religion.john buchan
Disgust is expressed by violence, and it is to be noted of our intellectual temper that violence is a quality which is felt to have a peculiarly intellectual sanction. Our preference, even as articulated by those who are most mild in their persons, is increasingly for the absolute and extreme, of which we feel violence to be the true sign. The gentlest of us will know that the tigers of wrath are to be preferred to the horses of instruction and will consider it intellectual cowardice to take into account what happens to those who ride tigers.Lionel Trilling
The king of Gurjars maintain numerous faces and no other Indian prince has so fine a cavalry. He has great riches and his camels and horses are numerous. There is no country in India more safe from robbers' "
Four things greater than all things are, Women and horses and Power and War.rudyard kipling