We didn't have any civil rights. It was just a matter of survival, of existing from one day to the next. I remember going to sleep as a girl hearing the Klan ride at night and hearing a lynching and being afraid the house would burn down.
It takes a good deal of physical courage to ride a horse. This, however, I have. I get it at about forty cents a flask, and take it as required.stephen leacock
If the world were a logical place, men would ride side saddle.Rita Mae Brown
Put a beggar on horseback and he'll ride it to death.Meaning: "People who suddenly acquire wealth or power are likely to misuse it."
Oh, give me land, lots of land under starry skies above. Don't fence me in. Let me ride through the wide open country that I love Don't fence me in Let me be by myself in the evenin' breeze And listen to the murmur of the cottonwood trees Send me off forever but I ask you please Don't fence me inCole Porter
I don’t believe there are any free lunches. There is no easy ride to success. The journey is what it is and you have to accept that if you want to be a successful entrepreneur.James Caan [Nazim Khan] (b.1960), Pakistan-born British businessman. Interview for Director Magazine, May 2008.
It's been a thrilling journey I have had to really learn that an orchestra is an entity it's a creature. I have been calling it the dragon and the conductor is the dragon tamer. And you just have to... ride and don't let go and you will be fine.Tori Amos, in Tori Amos puts new spin on old songs for 'Gold Dust'
Buffalo Bill's defunct who used to ride a watersmooth-silver stallion and break onetwothreefourfive pigeonsjustlikethat1923 Tulips and Chimneys,'Portraits', no.8.
People ask me why I ride with my bottom in the air.Well, I've got to put it somewhere.Lester Keith Piggott
Set a beggar on horseback and he will ride a gallop.robert burton
Erdogan once said that democracy for him is a bus ride. “Once I get to my stop, I’m getting off."recep tayyip erdoğan
How the false truths of the years of youth have passed!Have passed at full speed like trains which never stoppedThere where I stood and waited, hardly aware,How little I knew, or which of them was the oneTo mount and ride to hope or where true hope arrives.delmore schwartz
He shall have chariots easier than air, That I will have invented;… And thyself, That art the messenger, shalt ride before him On a horse cut out of an entire diamond. That shall be made to go with golden wheels, I know not how yet.Beaumont and Fletcher, A King and No King (1611; 1619), Act V.
You know it's real when your latest nights are your greatest nights, The sun is up when you get home, that's just a way of life.drake
A buzzard took the monkey for a ride in the air The monkey thought that everything was on the square The buzzard tried to throw the monkey off his back But the monkey grabbed his neck and said "Now listen, Jack..." "Straighten up and fly right Straighten up and fly right Straighten up and fly right Cool down, papa, don't you blow your top."Nat King Cole, "Straighten Up And Fly Right" (1937) written with Irving Mills.
Will there never come a season Which shall rid us from the curse? Of a prose which knows no reason And an unmelodious verse: When the world shall cease to wonder At the genius of an Ass, And a boy's eccentric blunder Shall not bring success to pass: When mankind shall be delivered From the clash of magazines, And the inkstand shall be shivered Into countless smithereens: When there stands a muzzled stripling, Mute, beside a muzzled bore: When the Rudyards cease from Kipling And the Haggards ride no more.james kenneth stephen
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