If there is anything that the South is known for, it’s good sayings. Some are words of wisdom, some are just for fun, some are both.
Please feel free to share any that you have in a comment. If they were said by a family member, please include their name.
I’ll start off with a couple from my grandmother, Esta Mae (Wallen) Roberts. She was a strong woman of God and Dad shared many of her wise quotes with me.
“Never pin your faith to any man’s coat tail”-Esta Mae (Wallen) Roberts
“Never go with a girl that you wouldn’t marry”-Esta Mae (Wallen) Roberts
“Better safe than sorry”-Foyster W Roberts
“Honey, I love you and your Daddy. But it always has to be God first.”-Evelyn (Baker) Roberts
“Remember, a soft answer turneth away wrath”-Foyster W Roberts
“Love covers a multitude of sins. So too does a good gravy”-Jeff Roberts
“Better come back and lick your calf over”-Nettie Mae (Burke) Baker & Evelyn (Baker) roberts
“Can’t never could do nothing”-Claude T. Baker
“Trying is a half-hearted effort”-Claude T. Baker