Monday, 6 April 2015

ADVICE FROM AN OLD FARMER


1.   Forgive your enemies – it messes up their heads.

2.   Life is simpler when you plow around the stump.

3.   Keep skunks and bankers at a distance.

4.   Bees can fly considerably faster than a tractor.

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

6.   Do not correct somethin’ that you know is more riled up than you are.

7.   Most of the stuff folks worry about aint gonna to happen anyway.


8.   Don’t judge folks by their relatives.

9.   Remember that silence is sometimes the best answer.

10. Don’t interfere with somethin’ that aint botherin’ you none.

11. Life is like a sandwich; birth as one slice, and death as the other. What you put in-between the slices is up to you.

12. Live a good life.  Then when you get older you can think back and enjoy it a second time.

13. Sometimes you get, and sometimes you get got.

14. If you find yourself in a hole, the first thin’ to do is stop diggin’.


15. Good judgement comes from experience and a lot of that comes from bad judgment.

16. Better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to speak and remove all doubt.

17. When drinkin’ outside on a hot day, always dip your canteen upstream from the herd.

18. Lettin’ the cat outa the bag is a whole lot easier than puttin’ it back in.

19. If you thinkin’ you’re a person of some influence, try orderin’ somebody else’s dog around.

20. Nothin’s worse than that moment durin' an argument when you realize you’re wrong.

Live simply.  Love generously.  Care deeply.  Speak kindly.  Leave the rest to God.