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An Old Texas Farme's Advice
  • Your fences need to be horse-high, pig-tight and bull-strong. 
  • Keep skunks and bankers and lawyers 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 botherin\' 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 lot of 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