I will instruct thee and teach thee in the way which thou shalt go: I will guide thee with mine eye. Be ye not as the horse, or as the mule, which have no understanding: whose mouth must be held in with bit and bridle, lest they come near unto thee. Bible (Old Testament)
It seems to me a barren thing this Conservatisman unhappy cross-breed, the mule of politics that engenders nothing. Benjamin, 1st Earl of Beaconsfield Disraeli
Coningsby, bk.3, ch.5.
What that Sicilian mule was to me, I have been to the Queen. W(illiam) E(wart) Gladstone
Memorandum on his relationship with Queen Victoria, 20 Mar.
You got to have smelt a lot of mule manure before you can sing like a hillbilly. (Hiram) Hank WilliamsSearch Quotes Webster's New World Dictionary of Quotations Copyright © 2010 by Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd. All rights reserved. Published by Wiley, Hoboken, NJ. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Quoted in Rolling Stone,1969.
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