Southwestern Words of Wisdom


Don't squat with your spurs on.  

Good judgment comes from experience, and a lot of that comes from bad judgment.   

Letting the cat out of the bag is a whole lot easier than putting it back in.    

If you're riding ahead of the herd, take a look back every now and then to make sure it's still there.   

If you get to thinking you're a person of some influence, try ordering somebody else's dog around.  

After eating an entire bull, a mountain lion felt so good he started roaring. He kept it up until a hunter came along and shot him. The moral of the story: When you're full of bull, keep your mouth shut. 

Never kick a cow chip on a hot day.  

If you find yourself in a hole, the first thing to do is stop digging.  

Never slap a man who's chewing tobacco.  

When you give a lesson in meanness to a critter or a person, don't be surprised if they learn their lesson.  

The quickest way to double your money is to fold it over and put it back in your pocket.    

Never miss a good chance to shut up.   

There are three kinds of people: The one that learns by reading.  The few who learn by observation. And the rest of them have to pee on the electric fence for themselves.

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