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The wind of heaven is that which blows between a horse's ears.
 --Arabian proverb

A horse is a thing of beauty... none will tire of looking at him as long as he displays himself in his splendor.
 --Ancient Greek historian Xenophon (c. 430-350 BC)

Hast thou given the horse strength? hast thou clothed his neck with thunder?
--The Bible, Book of Job, 39: 19

We can use the wisdom of an old horse. Release the old horses and follow them, and thereby reach the right road.
--Guan Zhong, Chinese politician and scholar (725-645 BC)

God forbid that I should go to any heaven in which there are no horses.
--Scottish politician R.B. Cunninghame-Graham in a letter to U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt (1917)

Wild, wild horses, we'll ride them some day
--English rock group The Rolling Stones, "Wild Horses" (1971)

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