Horses and Horsemeat Quotes

“Food shortages in the United Stattes are so acute that in some states we are already eating horse meat, and in Oklahoma a state official urges that we eat crows, which he says, taste like roast duck.”
Clarence Birdseye, American Magazine (July 1943)

 

“The man who can't visualize a horse galloping on a tomato is an idiot.”
André Breton, French writer. (1896-1966)

 

“He that drinks his Cyder alone, let him catch his Horse alone.”
Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)

 

“Tim was so learned, that he could name a Horse in nine Languages; So ignorant, that he bought a Cow to ride on.”
Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)
Poor Richard's Almanac

 

“He who cannot eat horsemeat need not do so. Let him eat pork. But he who cannot eat pork, let him eat horsemeat. It's simply a question of taste.”
Nikita Khrushchev

 

“The horse is a noble animal. This opinion is widely shared in Anglo-Saxon countries where it is felt that it is an ignoble action to eat a noble animal, and one which is an intimate friend of man, on the same principle which forbade Alice, in 'Through the Looking Glass,' to sink her knife into a leg of mutton to which she had just been formally introduced.”
Waverley Root, 'Esquire' January, 1974

 

 

 

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