Famous Horse Quotes

This page is dedicated to sharing famous horse quotes. It seems like lots of famous people had things to say about horses. If you know of other famous horse quotes that you'd like to share, just let us know!

A canter is the cure for every evil ~ Benjamin Disraeli

The horse knows how to be a horse if we will leave him alone... but the riders don't know how to ride. What we should be doing is creating riders and that takes care of the horse immediately. ~ Charles de Kunffy

Never approach a bull from the front, a horse from the rear or a fool from any direction. ~ Cowboy saying

There is something about riding down the street on a prancing horse that makes you feel like something, even when you ain't a thing. ~ Will Rogers

Gypsy gold does not chink and glitter. It gleams in the sun and neighs in the dark. ~ Saying of the Gladdagh Gypsies of Galway

A good horse makes short miles. ~ George Elliot

If you act like you've only got fifteen minutes, it'll take all day. Act like you've got all day and it'll take fifteen minutes. ~ Monty Roberts

In riding a horse, we borrow freedom. ~ Helen Thompson

God forbid that I should go to any heaven where there are no horses. ~ R.B. Cunningham-Graham

The horse is God's gift to mankind. ~ Arabian Proverb

O for a horse with wings! ~ William Shakespeare

I can always tell which is the front end of a horse, but beyond that, my art is not above the ordinary. ~ Mark Twain

Horse, thou art truly a creature without equal, for thou fliest without wings and conquerest without sword. ~ The Koran

And God took a handful of southerly wind, blew his breath upon it, and created the horse. ~ Bedouin legend

A pony is a childhood dream, a horse is an adulthood treasure. ~ Rebecca Carrol

Honor lies in the mane of a horse. ~ Herman Melville

Speak your mind, but ride a fast horse. ~ Anonymous

Trust in God, but tie your horse. ~ Anonymous

Horses are so forgiving. ~ Tom Dorrance

If one induces the horse to assume that carriage which it would adopt of its own accord when displaying its beauty, then, one directs the horse to appear joyous and magnificent, proud and remarkable for having been ridden. ~ Xenophon

When you're young and you fall off a horse, you may break something. When you're my age and you fall off, you splatter. ~ Roy Rogers

A horse! A horse! My kingdom for a horse! ~ William Shakespeare

When God created the horse, he said to the magnificent creature: I have made thee as no other. All the treasures of the earth shall lie between thy eyes. Thou shalt cast thy enemies between thy hooves, but thou shalt carry my friends upon they back. Thy saddle shall be the seat of prayers to me. And thou fly without any wings, and conquer without any sword. ~ The Koran

As a horse runs, think of it as a game of tag with the wind. ~ Tre Tuberville

My dear, I don't care what they do, so long as they don't do it in the streets and frighten the horses. ~ Mrs. Patrick Campbell

In buying a horse or taking a wife, shut your eyes tight and commend yourself to God. ~ Tuscan Proverb

There is something about the outside of a horse that is good for the inside of a man. ~ Sir Winston Churchill

It is not enough for a man to know how to ride; he must know how to fall. ~ Mexican Proverb

If the world was truly a rational place, men would ride sidesaddle. ~ Rita Mae Brown

The wagon rests in winter, the sleigh in summer, the horse never. ~ Yiddish Proverb

He doth nothing but talk of his horses. ~ William Shakespeare

There is no secret so close as that between a rider and his horse. ~ Robert Smith Surtees

Sell the cow, buy the sheep, but never be without the horse. ~ Irish Proverb

Don't be the rider who gallops all nightand never sees the horse that is beneath him ~ Jelaluddin Rumi

A horse gallops with its lungs, perseveres with its heart, and wins with its character. ~ Tessio

I've spent most of my life riding horses. The rest I've just wasted. ~ Anonymous

A man on a horse is spiritually as well as physically bigger than a man on foot. ~ John Steinbeck

I heard a neigh, Oh, such a brisk and melodious neigh it was. My very heart leaped with the sound. ~ Nathaniel Hawthorne

He who said he made a small fortune in the horse business probably started out with a large fortune! ~ Anonymous

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