An Old Farmer's Advice:

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    *Your fences need to be horse-high, pig-tight and bull-strong.*

    *Keep skunks and bankers 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.*

    *Do not corner something that 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.*

    *The best sermons are lived, not preached.

    *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 bothering 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.*

    *Don't pick a fight with an old man. If he is too old to fight,

    he'll just kill you!*
     
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    Never squat with your spurs on. ;)
     
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    People that ride the fence end up with splinters in their crotch.
     
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    Never spit into the wind or spread manure with the wind at your back.
     
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