"Life Advice From an Old Farmer"

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  1. GracefulBantams

    GracefulBantams Hatching and Showing

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    Life Advice From an Old Farmer

    * 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 doesn't just happen overnight.
    * Forgive your enemies. It messes up their heads.
    * Do not corner something that you know is meaner than you.
    * It doesn'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 [and that's not always bad].
    * 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 and that sometimes doing nothing is the best action.
    * Live a good, honorable life. Then when you get older and think back, you'll enjoy it a second time.
    * Don't interfere with something 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 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 mornin'.
    * Always drink upstream from the herd.
    * Good judgment comes from experience, and a lotta 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.
     
  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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  3. michickenwrangler

    michickenwrangler To Finish Is To Win

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    Great advice.
     
  4. WhiteMountainsRanch

    WhiteMountainsRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. citychickx6

    citychickx6 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Words to live by!

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  6. suburbanchickymama

    suburbanchickymama Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. Jane Jill Jack

    Jane Jill Jack Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yup sir, I totally agree. [​IMG]
     
  8. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I love it. Old farmers usually know a whole lot more about life than us younger ones.... Not that I really needed to point that out.. [​IMG]
     

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