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* 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.*


* 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 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. 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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Thanks, PEEN ! I may print this one out, and we'll put it in our latest scrapbook !


(I found out there's a LOT of insects faster than my JD tractor, at night...)





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