An aphorism is nothing else but the slightest
form of writing raised to the highest level of expressive communication. Carl William Brown





A horse is dangerous at both ends and uncomfortable in the middle.


Ian Fleming (1908-1964, British writer, "James Bond")


They say Princes learn no art truly, but the art of horsemanship. The reason is, the brave beast is no flatterer. He will throw a prince as soon as his groom.


Ben Jonson (1573-1637, British dramatist, poet)


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 B. Leacock (1869-1944, Canadian humorist, economist)


The horse, the horse! The symbol of surging potency and power of movement, of action, in man.


D. H. Lawrence (1885-1930, British author)


I can make a General in five minutes but a good horse is hard to replace.


Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865, American President (16th))


My beautiful, my beautiful! That standest meekly by, with thy proudly-arched and glossy neck, and dark and fiery eye!


Caroline Sheridan Norton


I've often said there's nothing better for the inside of a man than the outside of a horse.


Ronald Reagan (1911-2004, American President (40th))


Go anywhere in England where there are natural, wholesome, contented, and really nice English people, and what do you always find? That the stables are the real center of the household.


George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950, Irish-born British dramatist)


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