This arrived in my inbox a short time ago. Although Will Rogers was a 'hero' in my fathers time (younger members may have to ask a grandparent who he was), a lot of what the man had to say makes sense still today. Read, learn and enjoy!

Wisdom of Will Rogers

Lettin' the cat outta the bag is a whole lot easier 'n puttin'it back in.

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

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

After eating an entire bull, a mountain lion felt so good he started roaring. He kept it up until a hunter came along and shot him. The moral: When you're full of bull, keep your mouth shut.

Never kick a cow chip on a hot day

There's two theories to arguing with a woman. Neither one works.

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

Never slap a man who's chewing tobacco.

It don't take a genius to spot a goat in a flock of sheep.

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

Don't squat with your spurs on.

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

Never miss a good chance to shut up.

Always drink upstream from the herd.

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

There are three kinds of men:
The ones that learn by reading.
The few who learn by observation.
The rest of them who have to pee on the electric fence for themselves.