— Jagdish Bhagwati economist 1934
Context: The emigres often work as a Trojan horse, lobbying on your behalf. They use external opportunities to succeed prodigiously in different occupations. And they can bring their skills and funds home to assist the country in its economic takeoff. On the benefits of emigration of intelligent and skilled workers from India to other nations, as quoted in "Return Passage to India: Emigres Pay Back" by Celia W. Dugger, in The New York Times (29 February 2000) http://www.nytimes.com/2000/02/29/world/return-passage-to-india-emigres-pay-back.html?pagewanted=all; also cited in: Kishore Mahbubani, The New Asian Hemisphere: The Irresistible Shift of Global Power to the East https://books.google.nl/books?id=3bNEcyRxk3oC&pg=PA69&lpg=PA69&dq=charles+leadbeater++%22from+west+to+east%22&source=bl&ots=5P_cDPHVZF&sig=GfkXHeh-xNDhko5-h2NqD67zP5E&hl=nl&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjF_afS-qzLAhXHzxQKHUcKBEoQ6AEIKDAB#v=onepage&q=Bhagwati&f=false (2010), p. 71
— Rebecca West British feminist and author 1892 - 1983
Letter (20 August 1959), as quoted in Victoria Glendinning, Rebecca West: A Life (1987), Part 5, Chapter 8, p. 206
„Songs can be Trojan horses, taking charged ideas and sneaking past the ego's defenses and into the open mind.“
— John Mayer guitarist and singer/songwriter 1977
Esquire magazine (November 1, 2004)
— Virgil, Eneida
Aeneid (29–19 BC), Book II, Equo ne credite, Teucri. quidquid id est, timeo Danaos et dona ferentes. Lines 48–49; Trojan priest of Apollo warning against the wooden horse left by the Greeks.
„Islam is the Trojan Horse in Europe. If we do not stop Islamification now, Eurabia and Netherabia will just be a matter of time.“
— Geert Wilders Dutch politician 1963
2000s, Context: Islam is the Trojan Horse in Europe. If we do not stop Islamification now, Eurabia and Netherabia will just be a matter of time. One century ago, there were approximately 50 Muslims in the Netherlands. Today, there are about 1 million Muslims in this country. Where will it end? We are heading for the end of European and Dutch civilisation as we know it.
„O! trust not to the horse, my Trojan Friends!
Whate'er it means, it means but to deceive.
I dread the Grecians even when they give.“
— Charles Symmons Welsh poet 1749 - 1826
The Æneis (1817), Book II, lines 66–68
„Free trade is the serial killer of American manufacturing and the Trojan Horse of World Government. It is the primrose path to the loss of economic independence and national sovereignty. Free trade is a bright shining lie.“
— Patrick Buchanan American politician and commentator 1938
2000s, Where the Right Went Wrong (2004)
— Mick Jagger British rock musician, member of The Rolling Stones 1943
Lyrics, Context: I know I've dreamed you, a sin and a lie I have my freedom but I don't have much time Faith has been broken, tears must be cried Let's do some living, after we die Wild horses couldn't drag me away Wild, wild horses, we'll ride them some day… "Wild Horses" (co-written with Keith Richards), on Sticky Fingers (1971).
„It takes a good deal of physical courage to ride a horse. This, however, I have. I get it at about forty cents a flask, and take it as required.“
— Stephen Leacock, Literary Lapses
Literary Lapses (1910), Reflections on Riding
— Thomas Fuller (writer) British physician, preacher, and intellectual 1654 - 1734
Introductio ad prudentiam: Part II (1727), Gnomologia (1732), Compare Poor Richard's Almanack (1749) : A Man in a Passion rides a mad Horse.
— Navjot Singh Sidhu Indian cricketer and politician 1963
Referring to Dinesh Mongia, who was like a reliable pony than Sachin Tendulkar who at that time, was more like an unreliable horse, on a television broadcast (11 July 2002), during a one day match with Sri Lanka in England.
„The domestic horse world needs to usher in a new order of horsemanship, based upon the paradigm of the natural horse and rider.“
— Jaime Jackson Horse hoof care professional 1947
The Natural Horse (1997)
— Tom Waits American singer-songwriter and actor 1949