Cowboy quotes and sayings

Life is too short, ride your best horse first!
Anonymous

When they lay me down to rest Put my spurs and rope upon my chest Get my friends to carry me and then go turn my horses free.
Anonymous

He must never go back on his word or a trust confided in him.
Cowboy Quotes

It don’t take a genius to spot a goat in a flock of sheep.
Cowboy Proverb

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.
Cowboy Proverb

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

He must respect women, parents and his nation’s laws.
Cowboy Proverb

Boots, chaps and cowboy hats…. nothing else matters.
Cowboy Proverb

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

Lettin’ the cat outta the bag is a whole lot easier than puttin’ it back.
Cowboy Proverb

Never miss a good chance to shut up.
Cowboy Proverb

Don’t judge people by their relatives.
Cowboy Proverb

Don’t squat with your spurs on.
Cowboy Proverb

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

An onion can make people cry but there’s never been a vegetable that can make people laugh.
Cowboy Proverb

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

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

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 sure crucial to know what it was.
Anonymous

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

Nobody ever drowned in his own sweat.
Cowboy Proverb

Behind every successful rancher is a wife who works in town.
Cowboy Proverb

Don’t interfere with something that ain’t bothering you none.
Cowboy Proverb

Some days I have a hard time being smarter than a gate latch…
Cowboy quote

If honesty is the best policy, then why is it so many people get mad when you tell them the truth about them.
Cowboy quote

Yeah, yer smart and ya went to school, an ya may have read the readin’ right, but are ya sure the one who wrote the readin, wrote the readin’ right?
Originally heard from Dave Eckhart while working with him on Leachman Cattle Co. out of Billings, MT

I’m so far behind I’m looking at the back of my head.
Cowboy quote

The cowboy is a patriot.
Cowboy Quotes

Careful as a naked man climbin’ a barbed wire fence.
Cowboy Proverb

He must be gentle with children, the elderly and animals.
Cowboy Proverb

If it doesn’t involve ropin’, ridin’, or saddles, count me out… AND IF YOU DON’T LIKE IT, MY HORSE HAS A SPECIAL GIFT MADE JUST FOR YOU!
Cowboy Saying

Cowboys are like outhouses…All the good ones are taken!!
Cowboy Proverb

If lawyers are disbarred and clergymen are defrocked, shouldn’t it follow that cowboys would be deranged?
Cowboy Proverb

It’s a lot like nuts and bolts-if the rider’s nuts, the horse bolts!
Nicholas Evans

If you rope me, You can have me
Cowboy Proverb

Sometimes you get and sometimes you get got.
Cowboy Proverb

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

It is not enough for a man to learn how to ride; he must learn how to fall.
Mexican Proverb

He must not advocate or possess racially or religiously intolerant ideas.
Cowboy Proverb

A man, a horse and a dog never get weary of each other’s company
Anonymous

He must always tell the truth.
Cowboy Proverb

If you got to talking to most cowboys, they’d admit they write ‘em. I think some of the meanest, toughest sons of bitches around write poetry.
Ross Knox

We got it, Cowboys want it, We know it~ COWGIRLS RULE!!!
Cowboy Proverb

If it don’t seem like it’s worth the effort, it probably ain’t.
Cowboy Proverb

Whoever said a horse was dumb, was dumb
Cowboy Proverb

…there’s nothin’ in life that’s worth doin’, if it cain’t be done from a horse…
Red Steagall

Ride the bull, or ride me… Take your choice.
Cowboy Proverb

Ain’t nothin’ like ridin’ a fine horse in new country.
Agustus MacCrae