horse sense

by Erik Roth
“Americans have sought the value of everything in this world only in the answer to this single question: How much money will it bring in?”
  ~  Alexis de Tocqueville
“Scared money can’t win and a worried man can’t love.”
  ~  Cormac McCarthy, All the Pretty Horses
“We have almost forgotten how strange a thing it is that so huge and powerful and intelligent an animal as a horse should allow another, and far more feeble animal, to ride upon its back.”
~ Peter Gray
“It is not enough for a man to know how to ride; he must know how to fall.”
~ Mexican Proverb
“The horse is God’s gift to mankind. The wind of heaven is that which blows between a horse’s ears.”
~ Arabian Proverb
“The horse through all its trials has preserved the sweetness of paradise in its blood.”
~ Johannes Jensen
“Horse sense is the thing a horse has which keeps it from betting on people.”
~ W.C. Fields

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