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Funny Cowboy Sayings
COWBOY WISDOM AND HUMOR
Ever since a man rode a horse, there has been cowboy wisdom. Enjoy these funny cowboy sayings:
  • Always drink upstream from the herd.

  • An onion can make people cry; but, there's never been a vegetable that can make people laugh.

  • Any cowboy can carry a tune. The trouble comes when he tries to unload it.

  • Always take a good look at what you're about to eat. It's not so important to know what it is, but it's critical to know what it was.

  • Don't worry about bitin' off more'n you can chew; your mouth is probably a whole lot bigger'n you think.

  • Generally, you ain't learnin' nothing when your mouth's a-jawin'.

  • If you're ridin' ahead of the herd, take a look back every now and then to make sure it's still there with ya.

  • I took to the life of a cowboy like a horse takes to oats.

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

  • It's better to keep your mouth shut and look stupid than open it and prove it.

  • If it doesn't seem to be worth the effort it probably isn't.

  • Just 'cause trouble comes visiting doesn't mean you have to offer it a place to sit down.

  • Lettin' the cat outta the bag is a whole lot easier than puttin' it back.

  • Nature gave us all something to fall back on, and sooner or later we all land flat on it.

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

  • The only good reason to ride a bull is to meet a nurse.

  • Treat a woman like a racehorse, and she'll never be a nag.

  • There' are two theories to arguin' with a woman. Neither one works.

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

  • When you're throwin' your weight around, be ready to have it thrown around by somebody else.

  • We all got pieces of crazy in us, some bigger pieces than others.

  • When you're throwin' your weight around, be ready to have it thrown around by somebody else.
THINGS A COWBOY SHOULD NOT DO
Here are some words to live by according to cowboys. Some are really good advice and all are funny cowboy sayings.
  • Don't squat with your spurs on.

  • Don't let your yearnings get ahead of your earnings.

  • Don't dig for water under the outhouse.

  • Don't go in if you don't know the way out.

  • Don't mess with something that ain't bothering you.

  • Never drive black cattle in the dark.

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

  • Never miss a good chance to shut up.

  • Never ask how stupid someone is 'cause they'll turn around and show you.

  • Never ask a barber if you need a haircut.

  • Never slap a man who's chewing tobacco.
HORSE QUOTES AND SAYINGS

What would a cowboy, or cowgirl, for that matter, be without his or her horse? Is it even possible to be a cowboy without a horse? Here are some funny sayings about horses.

  • If you get thrown from a horse, you have to get up and get back on, unless you landed on a cactus; then you have to roll around and scream in pain.

  • A cowboy is a man with guts and a horse.

  • If you climb in the saddle, be ready for the ride.

  • The horse stopped with a jerk-- and the jerk fell off!

  • When in doubt, let your horse do the thinkin'.

  • Speak your mind, but ride a fast horse.
Cowboys have a way of looking at things a little differently than the rest of us. Their wisdom is simpler and more down to Earth.

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