Always drink your whiskey with your gun hand, to show your friendly intentions.
A smart ass just doesn’t fit in the saddle.
A faint heart never filled a flush.
Never mention “rope” in the home of hanged man.
A cork screw never pulled a man out of a hole.
Talk low, talk slow, and don’t say too much.
Nobody ever drowned himself in his own sweat.
Genius has its limits. Stupidity knows no bounds.
Colonel Colt made all men equal.
Men are like Barbed Wire…. they have their good points.
If the world made sense men would ride……Sidesaddle
Never drop your gun to hug a grizzly.
The length of a conversation don’t tell nothin’ about the size of the intellect.
You can’t tell how good a man or a watermelon is ’till they get thumped.
Its a big mistake to drive black cattle in the dark.
Never take to sawin’ on the branch that’s supportin’ you, unless you’re bein’ hung from it.
Always be able to look back and say, “At least I didn’t lead no humdrum life.”
The quickest way to double your money is to fold it over and put it back in your pocket.
There’s a whole lot more to ridin’ a horse than sittin’ in the saddle and lettin’ your feet hang down.
Never try to dry a wet pair of jeans in the oven.
Never follow good whiskey with water, unless you’re out of good whiskey.
A smile from a good woman is worth more’n a dozen handed out by a bartender.
The wilder the colt, the better the hoss.
Some men talk ’cause they got somethin’ to say. Others talk ’cause they got to say somethin’.
Bein’ too positive in your opinions kin get you invited to a dance — in the street, to the music of shots, nicely aimed.
Tellin’ a man to git lost and makin’ him do it are two entirely different propositions.
If your horse doesn’t want to go there, neither do you.
If man was Man’s best friend, it wouldn’t be a dog eat dog world.
A halo only needs to drop a few inches to become a noose.
A man with an edgy smile is like a dog with a waggin’ tail: he not happy, he’s nervous.
No matter where you ride to, that’s where you are.
If you’re sittin’ at a counter eatin’, leave your hat on. If you’re sittin’ at a table take it off.
If you’re gonna drive cattle through town, do it on Sunday. There’s little traffic and people are more prayerful and less disposed to cuss at you.
A lasso is not a dating tool.
(Editors Note: Although many of thee sayings have been handed down and re-said a thousand times, these particular sayings, as written, were found at http://www.legendsofamerica.com/we-oldwestwisdom3.html )