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1. "No hay que tener miedo a las palabras. (...). Hay que llamar a las cosas por su nombre, sin miedo. (...) Yo ya no tengo miedo a las palabras, porque ya no le tengo miedo a la verdad. Cuando tu vida es lo que está en juego, no soportas los rodeos."
Author: Alessandro D'Avenia
2. "To be content, horse people need only a horse, or, lacking that, someone else who loves horses with whom they can talk. It was always that way with my grandfather. He took me places just so we could see horses, be near them. We went to the circus and the rodeo at Madison Square Garden. We watched parades down Fifth Avenue. Finding a horse, real or imagined, was like finding a dab of magic potion that enlivened us both. Sometimes I'd tell my grandfather about all the horses in my eleborate dreams. He'd lean over, smile, and assure me that, one day, I'd have one for real. And if my grandfather, my Opa, told me something was going to come true, it always did."
Author: Allan J. Hamilton
3. "I couldn't do country, with all due respect to all country music artists. My parents dressed me up with a cowboy hat and we'd go to the rodeo when I was younger and it traumatized me for life."
Author: Chris Colfer
4. "I can remember sittin' in a cafe when I first started in rodeo, and waitin' until somebody got done so I could finish what they left."
Author: Chris LeDoux
5. "Some guys work 125 to 130 rodeos a year. They're just goin' all the time."
Author: Chris LeDoux
6. "You know it's important to have a Jeep in Los Angeles. That front wheel drive is crucial when it starts to snow on Rodeo Drive."
Author: Christopher Guest
7. "In all fairness, darlin', I should probably warn you that this ain't my first rodeo."
Author: Cindi Madsen
8. "I wanted to be like my father, who was a cattle man and a rodeo roper. And that was - he was my hero, and I wanted to be more like him."
Author: Dave Brubeck
9. "I'm one of the more pessimistic cats on the planet. I make Van Gogh look like a rodeo clown."
Author: Dennis Miller
10. "Never a horse that can't be rode and never a rider that can't be throwed. (I'll pass this off as my own, but I really stole it from my father, a cowboy and rodeo rider in his younger years.)"
Author: Earle Gray
11. "I'd purchased it before my trip to the gay rodeo with a bunch of friends many moons ago. Many horses had been saved that weekend as many cowboys had been ridden." ..."
Author: Ethan Day
12. "En un estado de oscurecimiento como la tristeza, la enfermedad, la contricción, nos es grato ver que aun podemos ser luminosos para los demás y que estos perciben en nosotros una esfera luminosa producida de la misma manera que la de la luna. Por este rodeo participamos de nuestra propia facultad de iluminar."
Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
13. "¿Por qué no nos tratamos unos a otros como hermanos? ¿Por qué hasta el hombre más bueno disimula y calla en presencia de otro? ¿Por qué no decir sin rodeos lo que tiene uno en el corazón, inmediatamente, cuando sabe uno que su palabra no se la llevará el viento? ¿Por qué parecer más adusto de lo que uno es en realidad? Es como si cada cual temiera violentar los propios sentimientos si los expresa libremente.—Noches blancas, Dostoievski—"
Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
14. "This ain't the 4-H rodeo at the Pocahontas County Fair.... this is horse racing"
Author: Jaimy Gordon
15. "In high school I barely made the rodeo team. But I wasn't good enough to start, so I just rode the bench."
Author: Jarod Kintz
16. "...heaven wouldn't be like this earth, this tormented earth ruled by evil forces that tossed humanity to and fro like a slow clown in a two-bit rodeo."
Author: Joe LaFlam
17. "He was the most perfectly formed man she'd ever imagined. He was movie stars, men in underwear commercials, guys at the gym, the construction worker in the red T-shirt who'd whistled at her but she'd pretended she hadn't heard; he was the men in three-piece suits whose brains were as sexy as their bodies; he was lazy, indolent seventeen-year-old boys whose muscles bulged out of their clothes, rodeo stars, and those smooth-cheeked, eyeglassed men who held their children tenderly. He was all of them."
Author: Jude Deveraux
18. "The full California workup: shopping on Rodeo Drive, a ridiculously overpriced lunch at the Ivy, an afternoon at the beach, and dinner at a quaint outdoor bistro in Santa Monica."
Author: Julie James
19. "Beneath the dusting of soft snow there is a summer waiting to be borna season of sun-kissed shoulders and rodeo queens, of campfires, and rivers, and barn swallows dancing at twilight..."
Author: Kate Mullane Robertson
20. "I'm naked under this dress. Naked as a jaybird," she said pointedly and looked at the matron."Oh, my! She'll have to be broken!" Mrs. Phillips said and smiled. "Well, dear, we're the rodeo capital of Kansas. Bronco busting is our specialite." She pronounced the word in a foreign sounding way."
Author: Kathryn Lasky
21. "For although Violet, Klaus, and Sunny Baudelaire were about to experience events that would be both exciting and memorable, they would not be exciting and memorable like having your fortune told or going to a rodeo. Their adventure would be exciting and memorable like being chased by a werewolf through a field of thorny bushes at midnight with nobody around to help you."
Author: Lemony Snicket
22. "It was becoming more and more evident that Salem was a town that celebrated individuality, a real live-and-let-live kind of place. Melody felt a gut punch of regret. Her old nose would have fit in here."Look!" She pointed at the multicolored car whizzing by. Its black door were from a Mercedes coupe, the white hood from a BMW; the silver trunk was Jaguar, the red convertible top was Lexus, the whitewall tires were Bentley, the sound system was Bose, and the music was classical. A hood ornament from each model dangled from the rear view mirror. Its license plate appropriately read MUTT."That car looks like a moving Benton ad.""Or a pileup on Rodeo drive." Candace snapped a picture with her iPhone and e-mailed to her friends back home. They responded instantly with a shot of what they were doing. It must have involved the mall because Candace picked up her pace and began asking anyone under the age of fifty where the cool people hung out."
Author: Lisi Harrison
23. "They gave me the chaps and hat and everything. I looked like a real cowboy. I walked around the rodeo and thought, I am a real cowboy and thought everyone thought I was a real cowboy."
Author: Michael Biehn
24. "This is poetry, but it is not delicate and fragile, a placid ocean beneath a Bible vese on an inspirational poster. This poetry had testicles. It's rougher than a rodeo. Which is why the cliffs are crowded with spectators"
Author: N.D. Wilson
25. "La felicidad y la desdicha estan a veces muy cerca. Expresado de otra forma se podria decir que la felicidad da a veces curiosos rodeos"
Author: Nicolas Barreau
26. "This ain't my first rodeo!".~R. Alan Woods [1999]"
Author: R. Alan Woods
27. "I wouldn't miss this fake-homo show for all the Gucci Shoes on Rodeo Drive."
Author: River Jaymes
28. "Cowboy Rodeo was a very simple man. He liked his life simple. He liked his ranch full of animals, he liked the breeze across the plains, and he liked when the sun rose and set. He liked strong, cold whiskey and the stars at night.Cowboy Rodeo realized at that moment he also really, really liked corsets and black pencil skirts that showed off the curve of the hip."
Author: Shannon Noelle Long
29. "And my mama drowned the dumb ones. I hear everything you're saying. There's a group of Buffys thinking we're the bad guys. Ain't my first rodeo, pup. It's been happening so long, they were called Helsings long before your daddy was a gleam in your granddaddy's eyes. Thank you, Hollywood and Stoker for that. Not like being undead didn't suck before. They just made it worse for us by cluing the rest of the world in that we exist. Now every goth with a thirst for immortality is cruising for us, begging us to bite them, and turn them. Did I ever tell you about that time when–" – Sundown "Sundown! I–" – Andy"You need to check that tone, boy. Remember, I used to kill people for a living, and I ain't been up long enough to have much tolerance right about now. Knock it down a notch before I forget that I'm supposed to actually like you." – Sundown"
Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
30. "Fuck hope and all the tiny little towns, one-horse towns, the one-stoplight towns, three-bars country-music jukebox-magic parquet-towns, pressure-cooker pot-roast frozen-peas bad-coffee married-heterosexual towns, crying-kids-in-the-Oldsmobile-beat-your-kid-in the-Thriftway-aisles towns, one-bank one-service-station Greyhound-Bus-stop-at-the-Pepsi-Cafe towns, two-television towns, Miracle Mile towns, Viv's Double Wide Beauty Salon towns, schizophrenic-mother towns, buy-yourself-a-handgun towns, sister-suicide towns, only-Injun's-a-dead-Injun towns, Catholic-Protestant-Mormon-Baptist religious-right five-churches Republican-trickle-down-to-poverty family-values sexual-abuse pro-life creation-theory NRA towns, nervous-mother rodeo-clown-father those little-town-blues towns."
Author: Tom Spanbauer
31. "I raise quarter horses. Mine are mostly thoroughbred cross horses, a little bigger horses than some people like. I sell them or use them on the ranch. A lot of them go to the rodeo arena and some of them go to racetracks."
Author: Wilford Brimley

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