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Thread: Old Farmer's Advice

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    Super Member Ditter43's Avatar
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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 just 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, is not never going to happen anyway.”

    “Don't judge folks by their relatives.

    “Remember that silence is sometimes the best answer.”

    “Live a good and honorable life, then when you get older and think back, you'll enjoy it a second time.”

    “Don't interfere with something that isn'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 digging'.”

    “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 morning.”

    “Always drink upstream from the herd.”

    “Good judgment comes from experience, and a lot of that comes from bad judgment.”

    “Letting the cat outta the bag is a whole lot easier than putting it back in.”

    “If you get to thinking you're a person of some influence, try ordering somebody else's dog around.”

    “Live simply, love generously, care deeply,
    speak kindly, and 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.”

    And........................................
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    Thoroughly enjoyed this one. Having grown up with old farmers I can also vouche for the truth of these. LOL

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    As always I love your post!!

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    Thanks for a thought-provoking start to the day. :-D

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    And old cowboys say "Never squat down with your spurs on."

    That poor dog, hope someone got him out of there quickly.

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    They're all true :)

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    I love those. Great words to live by.

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    Ditter, you always always pput a smile on my face. Where in the World do you ever find these things?

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    Very, very good advice. Hmmm.... do I just have enough sense to follow it? The one about worrying is the most difficult one for me.

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    Ditter, you are the best of the best. Always cheer me up. I heard this alot as a child. Want don't always get.

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