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  Test a horse by riding him and a person by accompanying him.  
 -  Japanese proverb
  

  You do not need a whip to urge on an obedient horse.  
 -  Russian proverb
  

  It is not the horse but the oats that draw the cart.  
 -  Russian proverb
  

  One word let slip and four horses would fail to catch it.  
 -  Japanese proverb
  

  A borrowed horse and your own spurs make short miles.  
 -  Danish proverb
  

  Beware the horns of a bull, the heel of a horse, and the smile of an Englishman.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  He that advises you to buy a horse with a big belly will not help you feed him.  
 -  Haitian proverb
  

  Don't refuse to sell your horse for the sake of a crown.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  The old horse in the stable still yearns to run 1000 miles.  
 -  Chinese proverb
  

  A young wife is to an old man the horse on which he rides to hell.  
 -  Polish proverb
  

  A fine horse runs on by observing the shadows of the whip.  
 -  Japanese proverb
  

  Even if a horse is fed with sweets and bread, it will still prefer its hay.  
 -  Philippine proverb
  

  You may force a horse to the water, but you cannot make him drink.  
 -  Danish proverb
  

  When old horses get warm, they are not easily held in.  
 -  German proverb
  

  Don't drive the horse with a whip, but with oats.  
 -  Russian proverb
  

  The best horse needs a whip, the wisest man advice, and the chastest woman a man.  
 -  Jewish proverb
  

  He that cannot beat his horse, beats the saddle.  
 -  English proverb
  

  You do not swap horses while crossing the ford.  
 -  Russian proverb
  

  Better is an ass that carries you than a horse that throws you.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  The horses of hope gallop, but the asses of experience go slowly.  
 -  Russian proverb
  

  The fast horse soon gets tired.  
 -  Slovakian proverb
  

  Cavalry horses delight in battle.  
 -  Chinese proverb
  

  An old horse learns not to amble.  
 -  Rumanian proverb
  

  One must plough with the horses one has.  
 -  German proverb
  

  He who pays no heed to the words of his elders mounts a wild horse.  
 -  Arabic proverb
  

  Not the fastest horse can catch a word spoken in anger.  
 -  Chinese proverb
  

  Every one fears a goat from in front, a horse from the rear and a fool on every side.  
 -  Jewish proverb
  

  Even a good horse cannot keep running always.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  A long journey tests a horse; a long-drawn-out conflict tests a friendship.  
 -  Chinese proverb
  

  A good resolution is like an old horse which is often saddled but rarely ridden.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  Don't look a gift horse in the mouth.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Riding a mule while looking for a horse.  
 -  Chinese proverb
  

  A man without religion is a horse without a bridle.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Sharpening a knife does not frighten a horse.  
 -  African proverb
  

  An old horse does not forget the path.  
 -  Japanese proverb
  

  He's a good horse that never stumbled, and a better wife that never grumbled.  
 -  Scottish proverb
  

  A horse that will not carry a saddle must have no oats.  
 -  English proverb
  

  He who buys a horse buys care.  
 -  Spanish proverb
  

  Even the best horse needs to be spurred.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  The saddle is a burden to the bad horse.  
 -  Serbo-Croatian proverb
  

  The slow horse reaches the mill.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Better a poor horse than an empty stall.  
 -  Danish proverb
  

  Let the best horse leap the hedge first.  
 -  American proverb
  

  Cutting the ears of a mule will not make him a horse.  
 -  African proverb
  

  A clever horse needs only one touch of the whip.  
 -  Chinese proverb
  

  A horse is once a foal; man is a child twice in his lifetime.  
 -  Czech proverb
  

  He who is carried by horses must deal with rogues.  
 -  American proverb
  

  Even a packhorse driver looks well in fine clothes.  
 -  Japanese proverb
  

  Happiness is not a horse, you cannot harness it.  
 -  Russian proverb
  

  A horse is not caught with an empty sack.  
 -  Turkish proverb
  

  A horse which is tamed at forty is only good for resurrection day.  
 -  Arabic proverb
  

  A horse has four legs and even he stumbles.  
 -  Russian proverb
  

  Spur not a willing horse.  
 -  German proverb
  

  A groaning horse and a groaning wife never fail their master.  
 -  English proverb
  

  The best horse doesn't always win the race.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  A good horse never lacks a saddle.  
 -  Italian proverb
  

  The biggest horses are not the best travelers.  
 -  English proverb
  

  You ride as you like on your own horse.  
 -  Russian proverb
  

  Circus, n. A place where horses, ponies and elephants are permitted to see men, women and children acting the fool.  
 -  Ambrose Bierce
  

  Tim was so learned that he could name a horse in nine languages. So ignorant, that he bought a cow to ride on.  
 -  Benjamin Franklin
  

  A man in a passion rides a mad horse.  
 -  Benjamin Franklin
  

  If you ride a horse, sit close and tight; if you ride a man, sit easy and light.  
 -  Benjamin Franklin
  

  Chuck Norris once uppercut a horse and that is how the giraffe was created.  
 -  Chuck Norris jokes
  

  Did you ever think what can happen to a plain bar of iron, worth about $5.00? The same iron when made into horseshoes is worth $10.50. If made into needles, it is worth $3,250.85, and if turned into balance springs for watches its value jumps to $250,000.  
 -  Conrad Hilton
  

  One reason why birds and horses are not unhappy is because they are not trying to impress other birds and horses.  
 -  Dale Carnegie
  

  Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.  
 -  Dale Carnegie
  

  The only man who makes money following the horses is one who does it with a broom and a shovel.  
 -  Elbert Hubbard
  

  Some of my best leading men have been dogs and horses.  
 -  Elizabeth Taylor
  

  When you're walking down the street and you think you've spotted your favorite celebrity but you want to be sure, just remember this rule of thumb: A horse sweats, a man perspires, a woman glows - but only a celebrity twinkles.  
 -  Ellen DeGeneres
  

  The horse-shoe or rabbit's foot contains no power, but man's spoken word and belief that it will bring him good luck creates expectancy in the subconscious mind, and attracts a 'lucky situation.'  
 -  Florence Scovel Shinn
  

  Men are not hanged for stealing horses, but that horses may not be stolen.  
 -  George Savile
  

  Paying alimony is like feeding hay to a dead horse.  
 -  Groucho Marx
  

  If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said faster horses.  
 -  Henry Ford
  

  I don't mind when my horse is left at the post. I don't mind when my horse comes up to me in the stands and asks, 'Which way do I go?' But when the horse I bet on is at the $2 window betting on another horse in the same race...  
 -  Henry Youngman
  

  The horse I bet on was so slow, the jockey kept a diary of the trip.  
 -  Henry Youngman
  

  My horse's jockey was hitting the horse. The horse turns around and says 'Why are you hitting me, there is nobody behind us!'  
 -  Henry Youngman
  

  Men are not hanged for stealing horses, but that horses may not be stolen.  
 -  George Savile
  

  Paying alimony is like feeding hay to a dead horse.  
 -  Groucho Marx
  

  If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said faster horses.  
 -  Henry Ford
  

  I don't mind when my horse is left at the post. I don't mind when my horse comes up to me in the stands and asks, 'Which way do I go?' But when the horse I bet on is at the $2 window betting on another horse in the same race...  
 -  Henry Youngman
  

  The horse I bet on was so slow, the jockey kept a diary of the trip.  
 -  Henry Youngman
  

  My horse's jockey was hitting the horse. The horse turns around and says 'Why are you hitting me, there is nobody behind us!'  
 -  Henry Youngman
  

  Scientists think they can now clone an all-white zebra. Now, I'm no expert, but isn't that a horse?  
 -  Jay Leno
  

  Old minds are like horses. You must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.  
 -  John Adams
  

  I'm an American actor. I work with my clothes on. I have to. Riding a horse can be pretty tough on your legs and elsewheres.  
 -  John Wayne
  

  Everything - a horse, a vine - is created for some duty... For what task, then, were you yourself created?  
 -  Marcus Aurelius
  

  It is not best that we should all think alike; it is difference of opinion that makes horse races.  
 -  Mark Twain
  

  The spirited horse, which will try to win the race of its own accord, will run ever faster if encouraged.  
 -  Ovid
  

  Employers are like horses - they require management.  
 -  P. G. Wodehouse
  

  If I paint a wild horse you might not see the horse... but surely you will see the wildness.  
 -  Pablo Picasso
  

  If a government commission had worked on the horse, you would have had the first horse that could operate its knee joint in both directions. The only trouble is it couldn't have stood up.  
 -  Peter F. Drucker
  

  Will is to grace as the horse is to the rider.  
 -  Saint Augustine
  

  Don't give your child money. As far as you can afford it, give him horses. No hour is lost that is spent in the saddle.  
 -  Sir Winston Churchill
  

  I have always considered that the substitution of the internal combustion engine for the horse marked a very gloomy milestone in the progress of mankind.  
 -  Sir Winston Churchill
  

  If you want to be a good saddler, saddle the worst horse; for if you can tame one, you can tame all.  
 -  Socrates
  

  As we begin to change, our world changes with us. As we become better, our lives become better. Changing circumstances requires that you first change yourself. To have it any other way is to have the cart before the horse.  
 -  Tommy Newberry
  

  Never approach a bull from the front, a horse from the rear, or a fool from any direction.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Show me your horse, and I will tell you who you are.  
 -  Unknown
  

  My horses are my friends, not my slaves.  
 -  Unknown
  

  A lovely horse is always an experience.. It is an emotional experience of the kind that is spoiled by words.  
 -  Unknown
  

  In riding a horse, we borrow freedom.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Horses lend us the wings we lack.  
 -  Unknown
  

  The air of heaven is that which blows between a horses ears.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Horses change lives. They give our young people confidence and self esteem. They provide peace and tranquility to troubled souls- they give us hope!  
 -  Unknown
  

  If your horse says no, you either asked the wrong question or asked the question wrong.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Your horse can only be as brave as you are.  
 -  Unknown
  

  A stubborn horse walks behind you, an impatient horse walks in front of you, but a noble companion walks beside you.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Whoever said a horse was dumb, was dumb.  
 -  Unknown
  

  There is no secret so close as that between a rider and his horse.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Horse sense is the thing a horse has which keeps it from betting on people.  
 -  W. C. Fields
  

  I didn't squawk about the steak, dear. I merely said I didn't see that old horse that used to be tethered outside here.  
 -  W. C. Fields
  

  You know horses are smarter than people. You never heard of a horse going broke betting on people.  
 -  Will Rogers