Proverb About the Horse

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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