Received this from a friend of mine.
COUNTRY WISDOM: > >Don't name a pig you plan to eat. > >Country fences need to be horse high, pig tight, and bull >strong. > >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. > >The Ten Commandments display was removed from the Alabama Supreme Court building. There was a good reason for the move. You can't post Thou Shalt Not Steal, Thou Shalt Not Commit Adultery and Thou Shall Not Lie in a building full of lawyers and Politicians without creating a hostile work >environment > > > > > > >I am convinced that each human being is unique and that he has a right to be his own separate self. -- Ungersma > >Dr. Jim Markusic