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Proverb About the Horse

下载The coming year, 2014, is Year of the Horse in China. So let me introduce some proverb about horse in different country as following:

  • Chinese Horse Quotes:
  • Good people get cheated, just as good horses get ridden. ~Chinese Proverb -Chinese Proverb
  • "Donkey's lips do not fit onto a horse's mouth." -Chinese Proverb
  • "A horse cannot gain weight if not fed with extra fodder during the night; a man cannot become wealthy without earnings apart from his regular salaries." -Chinese Proverb
  • "You think you lost your horse? Who knows, he may bring a whole herd back to you someday."(The story goes that an old man lost his horse. As he was remorsing, the animal returned bringing at his heels a herd more. It is thus regarded as a 'Blessing in disguise".) -Chinese Proverb

"Judge not the horse by his saddle." - Chinese Proverb

English Horse Quotes:

  • " A horse made and a wife to make." -English Proverb
  • "A horse may stumble though he have four legs." -English Proverb
  • "Better ride on ass that carries me, than on a horse that throws me." -English Proverb
  • "Gamesters and race-horses never last long." -English Proverb
  • "Look not a gift horse in the mouth." -English Proverb
  • "For want of a nail the shoe is lost, for want of a shoe the horse is lost, for want of a horse the rider is lost." -English Proverb


  • Arabian Horse Quotes:
  • "My treasures do not clink together or glitter; They gleam in the sun and neigh in the night." -Arabian Proverb
  • "I am a prince and you are a prince; who will lead the donkeys?" -Arabian Proverb
  • "The wind of heaven is that which blows between a horse's ears". -Arabian Proverb
  • Russian Horse Quotes:
  • "Fear the goat from the front, the horse from the rear, and man from all sides." -Russian Proverb
  • "Spring and summer are riding on a piebald mare." - Russian Proverb
  • "It is not the horse that draws the cart, but the oats." - Russian proverb
German Horse Quotes:
  • "Set a beggar on horseback, and he 'll out ride the Devil." -German Proverb
  • "The ass of a King is still but an ass." -German proverb


"An ass in Germany is a professor in Rome. " -Traditional German Saying French Horse Quotes:
  • "It's too late to close the stable door after the horse has bolted." -French Proverb
  • "Fools worship mules that carry gold." - French Proverb
  • "Misfortunes come on horseback and depart on foot." - French Proverb




  • Irish Horse Quotes:
  • "It is the good horse that draws its own cart." -Irish Proverb
  • "The raggy colt often made a powerful horse." - Irish Proverb
  • "The world would not make a racehorse of a donkey" - Irish Proverb
  • "Youth sheds many a skin. The steed does not retain its speed forever." -Irish Proverb
Italian Horse Quotes:
  • "Trouble rides a fast horse." - Italian Proverb
  • "Flies flock to the lean horse." -Italian Proverb


Spanish Horse Quotes:
  • "The man who does not love a horse cannot love a woman." - Spanish Proverb


"If three people say you are an ass, put on a bridle." - Spanish Proverb

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