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A horse never runs so fast as when he has other horses to catch up and outpace.
I can make more generals, but horses cost money.
Some of my best leading men have been dogs and horses.
I don't mind what Congress does, as long as they don't do it in the streets and frighten the horses.
Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.
The tigers of wrath are wiser than the horses of instruction.
The wildest colts make the best horses.
What do we, as a nation, care about books? How much do you think we spend altogether on our libraries, public or private, as compared with what we spend on our horses?
I played a great horse yesterday! It took seven horses to beat him.
We had a great many horses, of which we gave Lewis and Clark what they needed, and they gave us guns and tobacco in return.
Horses make a landscape look beautiful.
We have two dogs, Mabel and Wolf, and three cats at home, Charlie, George and Chairman. We have two cats on our farm, Tom and Little Sister, two horses, and two mini horses, Hannah and Tricky. We also have two cows, Holy and Madonna. And those are only the animals we let sleep in our bed.
We gathered all the stock we could find, and made an attempt to move. We left many of our horses and cattle in Wallowa. We lost several hundred in crossing the river.
General statements omit what we really want to know. Example: some horses run faster than others.
We are like horses who hurt themselves as soon as they pull on their bits - and we bow our heads. We even lose consciousness of the situation, we just submit. Any re-awakening of thought is then painful.
Men are generally more careful of the breed of their horses and dogs than of their children.
One of my daughters is a competitive jumper, we live with horses, we have stables on our property. But I don't ride. I observe, and I worry.
I do not want horses or diamonds - I am happy in possessing you.
A statesman, we are told, should follow public opinion. Doubtless, as a coachman follows his horses; having firm hold on the reins and guiding them.
I also derive a great deal of pleasure from horses and dogs... the ocean... and love.
My wife and my three kids and my grandchildren are my life, but my horses and my dogs are everything else.
I looked about me once again, and suddenly the dancing horses without number changed into animals of every kind and into all the fowls that are, and these fled back to the four quarters of the world from whence the horses came, and vanished.
Yeah, I'd been around horses most of my life.
If wishes were fishes we'd all be throwing nets. If wishes were horses we'd all ride.
I have absolutely no empathy for camels. I didn't care for being abused in the Middle East by those horrible, horrible, horrible creatures. They don't like people. It's not at all like the relationship between horses and humans.
I've done my share of period stuff. I'm not sure why, but people say I have a period face. The bread and butter of British TV is Jane Austen adaptations and bridges and bonnets and boats and horses.
When I wonder what the future of books will be, I often think about horses. Before automobiles existed, everyone had a horse. Then cars became available, and their convenience, compared to horses, was undeniable.
Suddenly, I became conscious of the fact that the driver was in the act of pulling up the horses in the courtyard of a vast ruined castle, from whose tall black windows came no ray of light, and whose broken battlements showed a jagged line against the sky.
There is no greater feeling than hanging out with my dogs, or just walking around the land with our horses. My rescue ranch is is where I feel the most at peace and where I'm reminded of the simple things in life and let the chaos of my crazy work life fade away.
Competitions are for horses, not artists.
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