Don’t name a pig you plan to eat.
Life is not about how fast you run, or how high you climb, but how well you bounce.
Keep skunks, lawyers and bankers at a distance.
Life is simpler when you plow around the stump.
A bumblebee is faster than a John Deere tractor.
Words that soak into your ears are whispered, not yelled.
Forgive your enemies. It messes with their heads.
Don’t sell your mule to buy a plow.
Don’t corner something meaner than you.
It don’t take a very big person to carry a grudge.
You can’t unsay a cruel thing.
Every path has some puddles.
When you wallow with pigs, expect to get dirty.
The best sermons are lived, not preached.
Don’t squat with your spurs on.
Remember that silence is sometimes the best answer.
Don’t interfere with something that ain’t botherin’ you none.
Timing has a lot to do with the outcome of a rain dance.
It’s better to be a has-been than a never-was.
The easiest way to eat crow is while it’s still warm. The colder it gets, the harder it is to swaller.
If you find yourself in a hole, the first thing to do is stop diggin’.
If it don’t seem like it’s worth the effort, it probably ain’t.
It don’t take a genius to spot a goat in a flock of sheep.
Sometimes, you get and, sometimes, you get got.
The biggest troublemaker you’ll probably ever have to deal with watches you shave his face in the mirror every morning.
If you get to thinkin’ you’re a person of some influence, try orderin’ somebody else’s dog around.
Always drink upstream from the herd.
If you’re ridin’ ahead of the herd, take a look back every now and then to make sure it’s still there with ya.
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.
Never miss a good chance to shut up.
When the sun shines warm, the wind is calm and your horse whinnies softly, it’s a nice day.