Men are like
Barbed Wire.... they have their good points.
If the world made
sense men would ride......Sidesaddle
Never drop your
gun to hug a grizzly.
The length of a conversation don't tell
nothin' about the size of the intellect.
You can't tell how
good a man or a watermelon is 'till they get thumped.
Its a big mistake
to drive black cattle in the dark.
Never take to sawin' on the branch that's
supportin' you, unless you're bein' hung from it.
Always be able to
look back and say, "At least I didn't lead no humdrum life."
The quickest way
to double your money is to fold it over and put it back in your
There's a whole lot more to ridin' a horse
than sittin' in the saddle and lettin' your feet hang down.
Too much debt doubles the weight on your
horse and puts another in control of the reins.
Never try to dry a wet pair of jeans in the oven.
Never follow good whiskey with water,
unless you're out of good whiskey.
A smile from a good woman is worth more'n
a dozen handed out by a bartender.
The wilder the
colt, the better the hoss.
Some men talk 'cause they got somethin' to
say. Others talk 'cause they got to say somethin'.
Bein' too positive in your opinions kin
get you invited to a dance -- in the street, to the music of shots,
Tellin' a man to git lost and makin' him
do it are two entirely different propositions.
If your horse doesn't
want to go there, neither do you.
If man was Man's best
friend, it wouldn't be a dog eat dog world.
Work like you don't need money and dance
like no one is watching.
A halo only needs to drop a few inches to
become a noose.
A man with an edgy smile is like a dog
with a waggin' tail: he not happy, he's nervous.
No matter where you ride to, that's where
If you're sittin' at a counter eatin',
leave your hat on. If you're sittin' at a table take it off.
If you're gonna drive cattle through town,
do it on Sunday. There's little traffic and people are more prayerful
and less disposed to cuss at you.
I sowed wild oats and reaped prunes and
If you come to a fork in the road, take
A lasso is not a
The only substitute for good manners is
Meanwhile, back at the ranch, tension
mounted, clicked its spurs and rode off into the sunset.