Cowboy Quotes - 10 Old West Sayings Worth Remembering #15
CowboySpirit.TV – In the Old West, anyone who was willing to live the difficult lifestyle and could ride a horse and throw a decent lasso (or learn how) could become a cowboy, which was one of the attractions. Many cowboys were ex-outlaws, and vice versa; the men working the open range would come across many colorful characters, and this definitely influenced the quotes that we are able to continue sharing today.
1. If you’re riding a high horse there’s no way to get down gracefully.
2. “Mounted on my favorite horse, my lariat near my hand, and my trusty guns in my belt, I felt I could defy the world.” – Nat Love, American cowboy
3. No one ever notices how you ride until you fall off.
4. “No rancher has the right to sell, or own, what God meant to be free. The range must always remain open.” – BBQ Bill Shankelbean
5. Go after life as if it's something that's got to be roped in a hurry before it gets away.
6. He was as mad as a mule chewing on bumblebees.
7. Be like the old lady who fell out of the wagon.
A colorful way to tell someone they aren’t involved in a business – and to get out of it.
8. “If you lose your head and you give up then you neither live nor win.” Clint Eastwood, The Outlaw Josey Wales
9. “If you think bull riding' isn't intense, come sit on his back and try on my saddle. This ain’t for tenderfoots.” – Clancy Jean Driscoll
10. “You are never too old to become younger.” – Mae West
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