Old Farmer's Advice
Your fences need to be horse-high, pig-tight and
skunks and bankers and lawyers at a distance.
simpler when you plow around the stump.
bee is considerably faster than a John Deere tractor.
that soak into your ears are whispered...not yelled.
don't jes' happen overnight.
your enemies. It messes up their heads.
corner something that you know is meaner than you.
take a very big person to carry a grudge.
cannot unsay a cruel word.
path has a few puddles.
wallow with pigs, expect to get dirty.
sermons are lived, not preached.
the stuff people worry about ain't never gonna happen
judge folks by their relatives.
that silence is sometimes the best answer.
good, honorable life. Then when you get older and think
back, you'll enjoy it a second time.
interfere with somethin' that ain't botherin' you none.
has a lot to do with the outcome of a rain dance.
find yourself in a hole, the first thing to do is stop
Sometimes you get, and sometimes you get got.
biggest troublemaker you'll probably ever have to deal
with, watches you from the mirror every mornin'.
drink upstream from the herd.
judgment comes from experience, and a lotta that comes
from bad judgment.
the cat outta the bag is a whole lot easier than puttin'
it back in.
get to thinkin' you're a person of some influence, try
orderin' somebody else's dog around.
simply. Love generously. Care deeply. Speak kindly.
Leave the rest to God.