"Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success."
"I discovered that the horse is life itself, a metaphor but also an example of life's mystery and unpredictability, of life's generosity and beauty, a worthy object of repeated and ever changing contemplation."
"Every child senses, with all the horse sense that's in him, that any parent is angry inside when children misbehave and they dread more the anger that is rarely or never expressed openly, wondering how awful it might be."
"I had daydreams and fantasies when I was growing up. I always wanted to live in a log cabin at the foot of a mountain. I would ride my horse to town and pick up provisions. Then return to the cabin, with a big open fire, a record player and peace."
"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."
"Take care to sell your horse before he dies. The art of life is passing losses on."
"The sport of horse racing which, at its best, showcases the majestic beauty of this animal and the athleticism of jockeys, has reached an alarming level of corruption and exploitation."
"All music is folk music. I ain't never heard a horse sing a song."
"As a little girl I used to daydream about my real father coming on a white horse to rescue me."
"Marriage may often be a stormy lake, but celibacy is almost always a muddy horse pond."