Cowboy Wisdom.

Via Robert Piper
on Jun 24, 2012
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I think everybody could use some cowboy wisdom to improve their day. Enjoy.

“You can’t tell how good a man or a watermelon is ’til they get thumped.”

~ Judge Roy Bean

Photo: Wikipedia Commons, Public Domain.

“If you’re riding ahead of the herd, take a look back every now and then to make sure it’s still there.”

~ Old West Proverb

Photo: literari

“When a cowboy’s too old to set a bad example, he hands out good advice.”

~ Old West Proverb

 “Generally, you ain’t learnin’ nothing when your mouth’s a-jawin’.”

~ Cowboy Proverb


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

~ Cowboy Proverb



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8 Responses to “Cowboy Wisdom.”

  1. Robert_Piper says:

    Thanks Bob! I was laughing the whole time while I was putting this together. They have some great wisdom.

    I just watched "The Lives of the Cowboys." It's hilarious.

  2. Love it. Brings to mind "The Lives of the Cowboys" on Prairie Home Companion.


  3. I think you need to mentally read these with a Texas twang and "Don't Fence Me In" playing in your head—haha! Love it!

  4. Ionic says:

    Perfect wisdom to get me through a Monday! Thank you

  5. Wow, thank you so much! I'm a yoga teacher and kirtan singer with a secret love of Western movies and novels—so fun to see this on EJ. Make a Part 2!!!

  6. Robert_Piper says:

    Haha, I checked out that song by Roy Rogers.

  7. Robert_Piper says:

    Thank you!!! I'm glad you liked it!

  8. Robert_Piper says:

    Thank you, I think we might need a part 2 later!!!!