The thing I notice first about a woman is her walk. A beautiful woman is like a race horse-slim, sleek and with a beautiful carriage.— Dean Martin
Blissful Horse Racing quotations
The punters know that the horse named Morality rarely gets past the post, whereas the nag named Self-interest always runs a good race.
I have to think that I think it's always been a horse race between this administration's temporary political acumen and their completely, utterly, totally bankrupt policies. And they're coming home to roost. It was always a question of time. These guys aren't conservative. These guys are radicals.
The profession of book writing makes horse racing seem like a solid, stable business.
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.
Large increases in cost with questionable increases in performance can be tolerated only in race horses and fancy women.
There is no secret so close as that between a rider and his horse.
The title race is between two horses and a little horse that needs milk and needs to learn how to jump.
A horse gallops with his lungs, perseveres with his heart, and wins with his character.
Never think of your car as a cold machine, but as a hot-blooded horse.
It is not the rich man's son that the young struggler for advancement has to fear in the race for life, nor his nephew, nor his cousin. Let him look out for the dark horse in the boy who begins by sweeping out the office.
You know I have about the same interest in jewelry as I have in politics, horse racing, modern poetry, and women who need weird excitement – none.
My horse's jockey was hitting the horse.
The horse turns around and says "Why are you hitting me, there is nobody behind us!"
In 1964, when Lee Iacocca said, 'Shelby, I want you to make a sports car out of the Mustang,' the first thing I said was, 'Lee, you can't make a race horse out of a mule. I don't want to do it.' He said, 'I didn't ask you to make it; you work for me.'
It is not best that we should all think alike; it is a difference of opinion that makes horse races.
The number of people that can reason well is much smaller than those that can reason badly. If reasoning were like hauling rocks, then several reasoners might be better than one. But reasoning isn't like hauling rocks, it's like, it's like racing, where a single, galloping Barbary steed easily outruns a hundred wagon-pulling horses.
The real work of men was hunting meat.
The invention of agriculture was a giant step in the wrong direction, leading to serfdom, cities, and empire. From a race of hunters, artists, warriors, and tamers of horses, we degraded ourselves to what we are now: clerks, functionaries, laborers, entertainers, processors of information.
A difference of opinion is what makes horse racing and missionaries.
If I were young, fast, healthy, and had a lot of money and my whole sex life ahead of me, I'd retire - like Secretariat.
I have seen flowers come in stony places And kind things done by men with ugly faces, And the gold cup won by the worst horse at the races, So I trust, too.
My stern chase after time is, to borrow a simile from Tom Paine, like the race of a man with a wooden leg after a horse.
Red Rum is the greatest thing on four legs since Pegasus.
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...
I have stood in a bar in Lambourn and been offered, in the space of five minutes, a poached salmon, a leg of a horse, a free trip to Chantilly, marriage, a large unsolicited loan, ten tips for a ten-horse race, two second-hand cars, a fight, and the copyright to a dying jockey's life story.
I was at the pinnacle of my career one day and the next day I was put out to pasture. I felt like a race horse with a broken leg.
Money, horse racing and women: three things the boys just can't figure out.
If you could call the thing a horse. If it hadn't shown a flash of speed in the straight, it would have got mixed up with the next race.
A horse doesn't know whether the rider on his back wears a dress or pants away from the track.
The spirited horse, which will try to win the race of its own accord, will run even faster if encouraged.
Seems fairly clear that you fix a breed by LIMITING the amount of alien infiltration. You make a race by homogeneity and by avoiding INbreeding.... No argument has ever been sprouted against it. You like it in dogs and horses.
Any horse can win on any given day.
Women," Mat declared as he rode Pips down the dusty, little-used road, "are like mules." He frowned. "Wait. No. Goats. Women are like goats. Except every flaming one thinks she's a horse instead, and a prize racing mare to boot. Do you understand me, Talmanes?" "Pure poetry, Mat," Talmanes said, tamping the tabac down into his pipe.
Take empathy, something added to human nature very recently and moving as we speak. Less than 300 years ago, Christians were enjoying watching a bear and dogs fight in a pit, racing Jews like horses, and had a life expectancy of less than 50 years. Today there are vegans who won't kill a fly, and yet wars too.
I've been in one Derby, and this is my third Belmont.
But I've never thought of the fact that I haven't won a Triple Crown race. I'm not like that. I always look at the sunshine of things.
In England the more horses a nobleman has, the more popular he is.
So long as the English are devoted to racing, Socialism has no chance with you.