Monday, August 01, 2005

Good Advice

Old Farmer's Advice
*Your fences need to be horse-high, pig-tight, bull-strong.
* Keep skunks, bankers, and lawyers at a distance.
* Life is simpler when you plow around the stump.
* A bumblebee 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.
* Do not corner something you know is meaner than you
* It don'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.
*Most of the stuff people worry about ain’t never gonna happen anyway.
* Don't judge folks by their relatives.
* Remember that silence is sometimes the best answer.
*Live a good, honorable life. Then when you get older and think back, you'll enjoy it a second time.
* Don't interfere with somethin' that ain’t botherin' you none.
* Timing has a lot to do with the outcome of a rain dance.
* If you find yourself in a hole, the first thing to do is stop diggin'.
* Sometimes you get, and sometimes you get got.
* The biggest troublemaker you'll probably ever have to deal with, watches you from the mirror every mornin'.
*Always drink upstream from the herd.
* Good judgment comes from experience, and a lotta that comes from bad judgment.
* Lettin' the cat outta the bag is a whole lot easier than puttin' it back in.
* 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.
Leave the rest to God...· Mother Nature......
and the Great Spirit.

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