Favourites on Friday - Cowboy Quotes

Following on from last week's Horse quotes (or not, depending on your point of view), I remembered the Cowboy quotes I've collected - very practical and no-nonsense ... reading them always makes me smile.

Never approach a bull from the front, a horse from the rear, or a fool from any direction.

(Image ~ Fran Hogan)

Don't squat with your spurs on.

Never ask a barber if you need a haircut.

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

(Image ~ Fran Hogan)

Always drink upstream from the herd.

Telling a man to get lost and making him do it are two entirely different propositions.

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.

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

Letting the cat outta the bag is a whole lot easier than putting it back.

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

Never miss a good chance to shut up.

If lawyers are disbarred and clergymen are defrocked, shouldn't it follow that cowboys would be deranged?