on (one's) high horse quotes

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Motherhood is the strangest thing, it can be like being one's own Trojan horse.
But all is changed, that high horse riderless,
Though mounted in that saddle Homer rode
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What time she lifteth up herself on high, she scorneth the horse
and his rider.
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The Abbe Goussault, a counsellor at High Court, writes [at the end of the 17th century]: "Familiarizing oneself with one's childre ...
To long for that which comes not. To lie a-bed and sleep not. To serve well and please not. To have a horse that goes not. To have ...
Once, when dust rolled up from the road and the fields were high with heavy-handled wheat and the leaves of every tree were gray a ...
Talent is an amalgam of high sensitivity; easy vulnerability; high sensory equipment (seeing, hearing, touching, smelling, tasting ...
Half the failures of this world arise from pulling in one's horse as he is leaping.
A tree that can fill the span of a man's arms
Grows from a downy tip;
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After all, it is putting a very high price on one's conjectures to have a man roasted alive because of them.
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