Kewl Things My Dad Taught Me.......

My father was a kewl guy, although I'm not sure he'd have liked the word kewl.
This is a list of "wisdoms" he imparted on me as I was growing up.
For a WWII vet with an 8th grade education, he knew a lot of Stuff.
  • On Success:

  • If you want to be successful, find something you really love to do...
    then find someone who will pay you to do it.
  • On the word Can't:

  • Can't never did nuthin' - why? Because can't was lazy...
    (You can do anything if you decide to work at it)
  • On Mushroom hunting: (and life?)

  • You won't find any if you always follow me, go off on your own and look...
    (And thus, I took the road less traveled....)
    Oh, and by the way, he'd never get too far away....
  • On Blind Trust:

  • Believe half of what you see and none of what you hear.
  • On Fear (and trying again):

  • If you fall off of the horse, get right back on
    (don't let fear rule your life)
  • On Learning:

  • Learn all you can, no one can ever take that away from you.
    Quitters never win, Winners never quit...
  • And one only insiders will understand:

  • Ain't a horse that can't be rode, ain't a rider that can't be throwed
    So......always keep your bucket down....
    (Don't get overconfident and thus careless)

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