A Cowboy's Guide to Life

   Don't squat with yer spurs on.

   Don't interfere with something that ain't botherin' ya none.

   Timin has a lot to do with the outcome of a rain dance.

   The easiest way to eat crow is while it's still warm.  The colder it gets...the
       harder it is to swallow.    

   If you find yourself ina hole, the first thing to do is stop diggin.

   If it don't seem like it's worth the effort, it probably ain't.

   The biggest trouble-maker you'll probably ever have to deal with watches you
      shave his face ever mornin.

   It don't take a genius to spot a goat in a flock of sheep.

   Never ask a barber if you need a haircut.

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

   Don't worry about bitin off more'n you can chew, your mouth is probably a whole lot bigger'n you think.

   Always drink upstream from the herd.

   Generally, you ain't learnin nothin when your mouth's a movin.

   Tellin a man to git lost and makin him do it are two entirely difernt propositions.

   If you're ridin ahead of the herd, take a look back ever now and then to make sure it's still with ya.

   Good judgment comes from experience, and a lotta that comes from bad judgment.

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

   When you're throwin your weight around, be ready to have it thrown around to somebody else.

   Lettin the cat outta the bag is a whole lot easier than puttin it back.

   Always take a good look at what you're about to eat, it's not so important to know what it is, but it's sure crucial to know what it was.

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

   Never miss a good chance to shut up.