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Old Farmer's Advice




Old Farmer's Advice

  • "Your fences need to be horse-high 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 just 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 and 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, and 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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