7+ quotes from The Black Stallion by Walter Farley

Quotes from The Black Stallion

Walter Farley ·  275 pages

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“I believe that half the trouble in the world comes from people asking 'What have I achieved?' rather than 'What have I enjoyed?' I've been writing about a subject I love as long as I can remember--horses and the people associated with them, anyplace, anywhere, anytime. I couldn't be happier knowing that young people are reading my books. But even more important to me is that I've enjoyed so much the writing of them.”
― Walter Farley, quote from The Black Stallion

“You've never in your life seen a horse run so fast! He's all power-all beauty.”
― Walter Farley, quote from The Black Stallion

“On his office wall he had a note to himself: 'Money is necessary--but it isn't too important.' Money meant for him to keep on writing and to go his own way.”
― Walter Farley, quote from The Black Stallion

“beautiful head. The head was that of the wildest of all wild creatures—a stallion born wild—and it was beautiful, savage, splendid. A stallion with a wonderful physical perfection that matched his savage, ruthless spirit.”
― Walter Farley, quote from The Black Stallion

“Its hold was loaded with coffee, rice, tea, oil seeds and jute. Black smoke poured from its one stack, darkening the hot cloudless sky. Alexander”
― Walter Farley, quote from The Black Stallion

“Alexander Ramsay, known to his friends back home in New York City as Alec,”
― Walter Farley, quote from The Black Stallion

“Arabia—where the greatest horses in the world were bred!”
― Walter Farley, quote from The Black Stallion

About the author

Walter Farley
Born place: in Syracuse, New York, The United States
Born date June 26, 1915
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