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Country Wisdom
How to plow around the stumps in your life

A bumble bee is faster than a John Deere tractor.

Country fences need to be horse high, pig tight and bull strong.

Don’t corner something meaner than you.
Don’t go hunting with a fellow named Chug-A-Lug.
Don’t name a pig you plan to eat.
Don’t sell your mule to buy a plow.

Every path has some puddles.

Forgive your enemies. It messes with their heads.

It don’t take a very big person to carry a grudge.

Lazy and Quarrelsome are ugly sisters.
Life is not about how fast you run, or how high you climb, but how well you bounce.
Life is simpler when you plow around the stumps.

Man is the only critter who feels the need to label things as flowers or weeds.
Meanness don’t happen overnight.
Mortgaging a future crop is saddling a wobbly colt.
Most of the stuff people worry about never happens.

Never lay an angry hand on a kid or an animal, it just ain’t helpful.

The best sermons are lived, not preached.
To know how country folks are doing, look at their barns, not their houses.
Trouble with a milk cow is she won’t stay milked.
Two can live as cheap as one if one don’t eat.

When you wallow with pigs, expect to get dirty.
Words that soak into your ears are whispered, not yelled.

You can catch more flies with honey than vinegar, assuming you want to catch flies.
You can’t unsay a cruel thing.


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30-Nov-2020