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The Little Retreat Quotes: Cowboy Truths

- A bumblebee is faster than a John Deere tractor.
- Always drink upstream from the herd.
- An egotist is someone who talks about himself when you want to talk about yourself.
- Country fences need to be horse high, pig tight, and bull strong.
- Don't corner something meaner than you.
- Don't interfere with something that ain't botherin' you none.
- Don't judge people by their relatives.
- Don't name a pig you plan to eat.
- Don't sell your mule to buy a plow.
- Don't squat with your spurs on.
- Don't worry about biting off more than you can chew; your mouth is probably a whole lot bigger than you think.
- Every path has some puddles.
- Facts do not cease to exist simply because they are ignored.
- Forgive your enemies. It messes with their heads.
- Good judgment comes from experience, and a lot of that comes from bad judgment.
- If it doesn't seem like it's worth the effort, it probably isn't.
- If you find yourself in a hole, the first thing to do is stop digging.
- If you get to thinking you're a person of some influence, try ordering somebody else's dog around.
- If you're riding ahead of the herd, take a look back every now and then to make sure it's still there with you.
- It doesn't take a genius to spot a goat in a flock of sheep.
- It doesn't take a very big person to carry a grudge.
- It's better to be a has-been than a never-was.
- Keep skunks and bankers at a distance.
- Letting the cat out of the bag is a whole lot easier than putting it back in.
- Life is not about how fast you run, or how high you climb, but how well you bounce.
- Life is simpler when you plow around the stump.
- Live a good, honorable life. Then when you get older and think back, you'll enjoy it a second time.
- Meanness doesn't happen overnight.
- Most of the stuff people worry about never happens.
- Never miss a good chance to shut up.
- Only cows know why they stampede.
- Remember that silence is sometimes the best answer.
- Sometimes you get and sometimes you get got.
- The best sermons are lived, not preached
- The biggest troublemaker you'll probably ever have to deal with watches you shave his face in the mirror every morning.
- The easiest way to eat crow is while it's still warm. The colder it gets, the harder it is to swallow.
- The easiest way to find time to do all the things you want to do is to turn off the TV set.
- When you wallow with pigs, expect to get dirty.
- Words that soak into your ears are whispered, not yelled.
- You can't tell how good a man or a watermelon is until they get thumped.
- You can't unsay a cruel thing.
- Your life is in the hands of any fool who can make you lose your temper.

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