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An Old Cowboy’s Advice

Old CowboyThere’s an old saying, “with age comes wisdom.” Even the people that don’t practice what they’ve learned, they still learned it. Here’s some wise advice from an old cowboy.

An Old Cowboy’s Advice

An Old Cowboy’s Advice

  • Keep your fences horse-high, pig-tight & bull-strong.
  • Keep skunks & bankers & lawyers at a distance.
  • Life is simpler when you plow around the stump.
  • A bumble bee is considerably faster than a John Deere tractor.
  • Words that soak into your ears are whispered…not yelled.
  • Meanness don’t jes’ happen overnight.
  • Forgive your enemies. It messes up their heads.
  • Don’t corner something that would normally run from you.* It doesn’t take a very big person to carry a grudge.
  • You cannot unsay a cruel word.
  • Every path has a few puddles.
  • When you wallow with pigs, expect to get dirty.
  • The best sermons are lived, not preached.
  • Most of the stuff people worry about is never gonna happen anyway.
  • Don’t judge folks by their relatives.
  • Remember that silence is sometimes the best answer.
  • Don’t interfere with somethin’ that ain’t botherin’ you none.* Timing has a lot to do with the outcome of a rain dance.
  • Sometimes you get, & sometimes you get got.
  • Don’t fix it if it ain’t broke.
  • Always drink upstream from the herd.
  • Good judgment comes from experience, & a lot of that comes from bad judgment.
  • If you get to thinkin’ you’re a person of some influence, try orderin’ somebody else’s dog around.
  • Live simply. Love generously. Care deeply. Speak kindly.

Hopefully this helps you make your life easier and more simple. ┬áIt’s the small things that count.

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