An Old Farmer's Advice
January 1, 2009
- Your fences need to be horse-high, pig-tight, and bull-strong.
- Life is simpler when you plow around the stump.
- Words that soak into your ears are whispered...not yelled.
- Do not corner something that you know is meaner than you.
- It don't take a very big person to carry a grudge.
- 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.
- If you find yourself in a hole, the first thing to do is stop diggin'.
- The biggest troublemaker you'll probably ever have to deal with, watches you from the mirror every mornin'.
- Always drink upstream from the herd.
- Lettin' the cat outta the bag is a whole lot easier than puttin' it back in.
- Live simply... Love generously.. Care deeply.. Speak kindly.. Leave the rest to God.
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