Advice from An Old Farmer
– 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.
– Do not corner something that you know is meaner than you.
– You cannot unsay a cruel word.
– Every path has a few puddles.
– When you wallow with pigs, expect to get dirty.
– 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.
– 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.
– Timing has a lot to do with the outcome of a Rain dance.
I tell you, those old farmers know a thing or two!
Have a lovely weekend!