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WISDOM OF COUNTRY FOLKS

 

  • Life is not about how fast you run, or how high you climb, but how well you bounce.

  • Keep skunks and lawyers at a distance.

  • Life is simpler when you plow around the stumps.

  • A bumble bee is faster than a John Deere tractor.

  • Trouble with a milk cow is she won't stay milked.

  • Don't skinny dip with snapping turtles.

  • Words that soak into your ears are whispered, not yelled.

  • Meanness don't happen overnight.

  • To know how country folks are doing, look at their barns, not their houses.

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

  • Teachers, Moms, and hoot owls sleep with one eye open.

  • Forgive your enemies. It messes with their heads.

  • Don't sell your mule to buy a plow.

  • Two can live as cheap as one if one don't eat.

  • Don't corner something meaner than you.

  • You can catch more flies with honey than vinegar, assuming you want to catch flies.

  • Man is the only critter who feels the need to label things as flowers or weeds.

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

  • Don't go huntin' with a fellow named Chug-A-Lug.

  • You can't unsay a cruel thing.

  • Every path has some puddles.

  • Don't wrestle with pigs: You'll get all muddy and the pigs will love it.

  • The best sermons are lived, not preached.

  • Most of the stuff people worry about never happens.

 

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