Advice From An Old Tennessee Farmer
Your fences need to be horse-high, pig-tight, and bull-strong.
Keep skunks and bankers and lawyer at a distance.
Life is simpler when you plow around the stump.
A bumble bee is considerable 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 you know is meaner than you.
It don’t take a very big person to carry a grudge.
You cannot unsay a cruel or unkind word.
Every path has a few puddles.
When you wallow with pigs, expect to get dirty.
The best sermons are not preached, but lived.
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 something that ain’t bothering you none.
Timing has a lot to do with the outcome of a rain dance.
If you find yourself Ina hole, stop diggin.
Sometimes you get and sometimes you get got.
The biggest trout asker you’ll probably 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 puttin’ 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. Leave the rest up to God.
Until Next Time,