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A wise man looks upon men as he does on horses; all their comparisons of title, wealth, and place, he consider but as harness.
While we women dilly-dally, making decisions, leaving jobs half done, forgetting where we've put the house keys while we water the Hoover and leave the laundry in the dishwasher, men, like blinkered horses, look straight ahead, oblivious to peripheral vision, where a discarded pile of wet towels might have caught their eye.
I needed a place to put the dogs. The prisoners ruined the jail, so I put the prisoners in the tents and I had a nice place to put the dogs. We treat the cats nice too, and horses. I have the inmates take care of the animals. It's therapy too, you see.
I grew up around horses, but acting and riding on camera is a whole different thing.
Competitions are for horses, not artists.
Putin himself is a character out of fiction, an uber-macho former Soviet thug running a massive, expansionist kleptocracy. The man stages photographs riding horses barechested and hunting tigers. His enemies find themselves on the wrong end of radioactive poisoning.
I grew up in a home where animals were ever-present and often dominated our lives. There were always horses, dogs, and cats, as well as a revolving infirmary of injured wildlife being nursed by my sister the aspiring vet.
I think Irish women are strong as horses, incredibly loyal and for the most part, funny, witty, bright and optimistic in the face of devastating reality.
The difference between playing the stock market and the horses is that one of the horses must win.
Large increases in cost with questionable increases in performance can be tolerated only in race horses and women.
I didn't grow up around wild horses, no. But I've appreciated their beauty and their power ever since I can remember.
I sail, run dogs, ride horses, play professional poker and tell stories about the stuff I've been through. And I'm still a romantic; I still want Bambi to make it out of the fire.
Polo is a great thing to do with your kids and your family - it is a great day out. And to me, horses are amazing creatures that give you this cable to Earth and put you in contact with nature.
Horses make a landscape look beautiful.
I don't mind what Congress does, as long as they don't do it in the streets and frighten the horses.
Some of my best leading men have been dogs and horses.
The wildest colts make the best horses.
Horses and horsepower alike are about status and being cool.
P. J. O'Rourke
Men are generally more careful of the breed of their horses and dogs than of their children.
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?
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.
If wishes were fishes we'd all be throwing nets. If wishes were horses we'd all ride.
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.
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.
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.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
C. S. Lewis
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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