Sunday, January 22, 2012

Cowboy Logic

People who are tough never have to tell you that they are. It’s the same with people who are honest.

Never miss a chance to shut up. Well-timed silence has more eloquence than speech.

A bad-tempered man will never make a good-tempered horse.

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

Don’t interfere with somethin’ that ain’t botherin’ you none.

If it's broke, fix it.

A man that don't love a horse there is something the matter with him. If he has no sympathy for the man that does love horses then there is something worse the matter with him.

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

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

Generally speakin’, you ain’t learnin’ nothing when you’re the one doin’ the talkin.

It takes a great deal of physical courage to ride a horse. I get it at about forty cents a flask and take it as required.

Don’t squat with your spurs on.

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

There is something about the outside of a horse that is good for the inside of a man.

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

Never ask a barber if you need a haircut.

When I hear somebody talking about a horse being stupid, I figure it's a sure sign that it has outfoxed them.

If you get to thinkin’ you’re a person of some considerable influence, try ordering someone else’s dog around.

Nothing on four legs is quicker than a horse heading back to the barn.


  1. I love the cartoons, Laura Lee. Great quotes, too!

  2. My favorite: "Don’t squat with your spurs on." WORDS TO LIVE BY.