Quotes with horse
Did you ever see an unhappy horse? Did you ever see a bird that had the blues? One reason why birds and horses are not unhappy is because they are not trying to impress other birds and horses.
Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.
To say she had a face that would have stopped a clock would have been to insult her. It would have stopped a runaway horse.
The Little Sister (1949)
A little neglect may breed mischief: for want of a nail the shoe was lost; for want of a shoe the horse was lost; and for want of a horse the rider was lost.
Let all the men who claim to own a horse or mule [with the Confederate Army] take the animals home with them to work their little farms.
Grant to Lee during Confederate Surrender ceremony at Appomattox (1865).
A man may well bring a horse to the water, But he cannot make him drink without he will.
It must be manifest to every reflecting mind, that the Creator intended the bee, as truly as the horse or the cow for the comfort of man.
A Practical Treatise on the Hive and Honey-bee (1857)
Fossils have been long studied as great curiosities, collected with great pains, treasured with great care and at a great expense, and shown and admired with as much pleasure as a child's hobby-horse is shown and admired by himself and his playfellows, because it is pretty; and this has been done by thousands who have never paid the least regard to that wonderful order and regularity with which nature has disposed of these singular productions, and assigned to each class its peculiar stratum.
Personal notes, January 5, 1796
The profession of book-writing makes horse-racing seem like a solid, stable business.
The Acts of King Arthur and His Noble Knights (1976). A statement Steinbeck is first quoted as having made in Newsweek on December 24, 1962.