Friday Filosophy – A Special from D.K.

A list of sayings to enjoy from a very talented friend and colleague.


A Farmer’s Advice


  1. Always drink upstream from the herd.
  2. Your fences need to be horse-high, pig-tight and bull-strong.
  3. Always keep skunks, bankers and lawyers at a distance.
  4. Life is simpler when you plow around the stump.
  5. A bumble bee is considerably faster than a John Deere tractor.
  6. Words that soak into your ears are whispered…not yelled.
  7. Meanness don’t just happen overnight.
  8. Forgive your enemies. It messes up their heads.
  9. Never corner something that you suspect could be meaner than you.
  10. It don’t take a very big person to carry a grudge.
  11. You cannot unsay a cruel word.
  12. Every path has a few puddles.
  13. When you wallow with pigs, expect to get dirty.
  14. The best sermons are lived, not preached.
  15. Most of the stuff people worry about ain’t never gonna happen anyway.
  16. Never judge folks by their relatives.
  17. Remember that silence is sometimes the best answer.
  18. Live a good, honorable life. Then when you get older and think back, you’ll enjoy it a second time.
  19. Don’t interfere with something that isn’t bothering you.
  20. Timing has a lot to do with the outcome of a rain dance.
  21. If you find yourself in a hole, the first thing to do is stop digging.
  22. Sometimes you get, and sometimes you get got.
  23. The biggest troublemaker you will ever have to deal with watches you from the mirror every morning.
  24. Good decisions come from experience, and a lot of experience comes from bad judgment.
  25. Letting the cat out of the bag is a whole lot easier than putting’ it back in.
  26. If you get to thinkin’ you’re a person of some influence, try orderin’ somebody else’s dog around.
  27. Live simply. Love generously. Care deeply. Speak kindly. Leave the rest to God.