quote by Winston Churchill

No hour of life is wasted that is spent in the saddle.

— Winston Churchill

Most Powerful Equine quotations

No philosophers so thoroughly comprehend us as dogs and horses.

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

Here lies the body of my good horse, The General.

For years he bore me around the circuit of my practice and all that time he never made a blunder. Would that his master could say the same.

When you are on a great horse, you have the best seat you will ever have.

To place your horse's need for you to let him leave his failing body above your need to keep him with you - that - is the greatest and purest love.

A pony is a childhood dream. A horse is an adulthood treasure.

His hooves pound the beat, your heart sings the song.

A horse gallops with his lungs, perseveres with his heart, and wins with his character.

You and your horse. His strength and beauty. Your knowledge and patience and determination and understanding and love. That's what fuses the two of you onto this marvelous partnership that makes you wonder, "What can heaven offer any better then what I have here on earth?".

A lovely horse is always an experience.

... It is an emotional experience of the kind that is spoiled by words.

In riding a horse, we borrow freedom.

Where in this wide world can man find nobility without pride, friendship without envy, or beauty without vanity?

If in another world there is any riding — and God forbid that I should go to any heaven in which there are no horses — I cannot but think that there will be a soft swishing as of the footsteps of some invisible horse heard occasionally on the familiar trails over which the equestrian statue is to look.

You can lead a bureaucrat to water, but you can't make him think.

A horse, a horse, my kingdom for a horse!

A horse can lend its rider the speed and strength he or she lacks - but the rider who is wise remembers it is no more then a loan.

A man on a horse is spiritually, as well as physically, bigger then a man on foot.

I heard a neigh. Oh, such a brisk and melodious neigh it was. My very heart leapt with the sound.

Through the days of love and celebration and joy, and through the dark days of mourning...the faithful horse has been with us always.

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.

He did not feel the ground under his feet - he thrust himself into the capriole, rose high in the air-forelegs and hind legs horizontal. He soared above the ground, he head in jubilation. Conquering!

Horses lend us the wings we lack.

Be wary of the horse with a sense of humor.

You took me to adventure and to love.

We two have shared great joy and great sorrow. And now I stand at the gate of the paddock watching you run in an ecstasy of freedom, knowing you will return to stand quietly, loyally, beside me.

Steeds, steeds, what steeds! Has the whirlwind a home in your manes?

There are friends and faces that may be forgotten, but there are horses that never will be.

Never look a gift horse in the mouth.

The two stallions, the silver and the black, represent the equine god (whomsoever horses pray to) in this ritual so ancient that no one knows what god to thank.

It's just like with people. You're going to get along better working with them - human or equine - if you ask politely rather than demand that they do things.

...Wild to hold, though I seem tame.

When you're young and fall off a horse, you may break something.

When you're my age and you fall off, you splatter.

The worst predijudice is unknowing. We think we treat others as equals, but, in our deepest heart, we regard ourselves as superior. In part, this is because we are, in ways, powerful. But that does not make the race of humans (funanga) better than that of the dog or equine.