Advice From An Old Mountain Man Recipe

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  • 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
  • Don't jes'
  • 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,
  • Or unkind 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
  • 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 somethin'
  • That ain't botherin'
  • 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 diggin'.
  • 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.
  • Lettin' the cat
  • Outta the bag
  • Is a whole lot easier
  • Than puttin' it back in.
  • If you get to thinkin'
  • You're a person
  • Of some influence,
  • Try orderin'
  • Somebody else's
  • Dog around.
  • Live simply.
  • Love generously.
  • Care deeply.
  • Speak kindly.
  • Leave the rest
  • Up to God.
  • If you live in, or are going to vislt snow country, get tire chains for all tha wheels on your vehicle

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