I've lost a million and a half on the horses and dice in the last two years. And the funny part is, I still like 'em, and if someone handed me another million I'd put it right in the nose of some horse that looked good to me.— Al Capone
Restlessness Good Horse quotations
The horse is a great equalizer, he doesn't care how good looking you are, or how rich you are or how powerful you are-- he takes you for how you make him feel.
All you need for happiness is a good gun, a good horse, and a good wife.
The punters know that the horse named Morality rarely gets past the post, whereas the nag named Self-interest always runs a good race.
When the good times come around, they gallup in like wild horses.
You just try to stay on them for as long as you can. And when they throw you offyou just wait in the shade until they come around again.
I came in with my idea of what a cowboy would wear, but then I met some real cowboys and they said that I rode the horses well, shoed the horses, but no good cowboy would be wearing a pair of Levi's. I had to get a good old pair of Wranglers.
The music I like to play is Rock 'N Roll.
I like to rock like a wild animal. I like to rock it well enough to whip a yak's ass. I love to rock it good on a horse's ass. I like to rock it real hard. I love to rock it all the way to Russia. I like to kick out the Jazz and kick it out all the way.
Melody is the essence of music. I compare a good melodist to a fine racer, and counterpointists to hack post-horses; therefore be advised, let well alone and remember the old Italian proverb: Chi sa più, meno sa Who knows most, knows least.
Though I am an old horse, and have seen and heard a great deal, I never yet could make out why men are so fond of this sport; they often hurt themselves, often spoil good horses, and tear up the fields, and all for a hare, or a fox, or a stag, that they could get more easily some other way; but we are only horses, and don't know.
A good jockey doesn't need orders and a bad jockey couldn't carry them out anyway; so it's best not to give them any.
He stood at the window of the empty cafe and watched the activites in the square and he said that it was good that God kept the truths of life from the young as they were starting out or else they'd have no heart to start at all.
I had so much horse I knew I could wait until something opened up.
I was in a good position and could see where the holes were going to open up and she was really on her game today. When I rode her last time, she did the same thing and when I asked her, she was ready. I'm very thankful to Juddmonte and to Bill Mott to have me on her again.
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.
A good trainer can hear a horse speak to him. A great trainer can hear him whisper.
I love watching a good horse do what he's bred to do - I guess that's what I like the most about it. And I love to see good athletes do what they're bred to do.
She's a good girl, crazy about Elvis, loves horses, and her boyfriend, too.
I sit astride life like a bad rider on a horse.
I only owe it to the horse's good nature that I am not thrown off at this very moment.
A good man will take care of his horses and dogs, not only while they are young, but when old and past service.
Whoever said a horse was dumb, was dumb
For a good life: Work like a dog. Eat like a horse. Think like a fox. And play like a rabbit.
A horse must be a bit mad to be a good cavalry mount, and its rider must be completely so.
You remember that my great vision came to me when I was only nine years old, and you have seen that I was not much good for anything until after I had performed the horse dance near the mouth of the Tongue River during my eighteenth summer.
As a good horse is not very apt to jump over a bank, if left to guide himself, I let mine pick his own way.
Cinderella said to snow white, how does love get so off course? All I wanted was a white knight with a good heart, soft touch, fast horse.
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.
I can make a General in five minutes but a good horse is hard to replace.
A good horse is the best company in the world.
When my horse is running good, I don't stop to give him sugar.
There is something about jumping a horse over a fence, something that makes you feel good. Perhaps it's the risk, the gamble. In any event it's a thing I need.
We ought to do good to others as simply as a horse runs, or a bee makes honey, or a vine bears grapes season after season without thinking of the grapes it has borne.
Stations were built at intervals averaging fifteen miles apart.
A rider's route covered three stations, with an exchange of horses at each, so that he was expected at the beginning to cover close to forty-five miles - a good ride when one must average fifteen miles an hour.
Few girls are as well shaped as a good horse.
Neither should, for the same reason, the lessons be for too long a period;
they fatigue and bore a horse, and it should be returned to the stable with the same good spirits it had upon leaving it.
Everything is good . . . as long as it is unpossessed. Satiety and possession are Death's horses they run in span.
And, she was able to tell herself with some satisfaction, the man in question - one Colin Bridgerton - felt precisely the same way.... ....His earth shook, his heart leaped, and Penelope knew without a doubt that his breath was taken away as well. For a good ten seconds. Falling off a horse tended to do that to a man.