Humor: Mayberry Wisdom

barney-fife-andy-taylor Barney Fife: Well, today’s eight-year-olds are tomorrow’s teenagers. I say this calls for action and now. Nip it in the bud. First sign of youngsters going wrong, you’ve got to nip it in the bud.
Andy Taylor: I’m going to have a talk with them. What else do you want me to do?
Barney Fife: Well, don’t just mollycoddle them.
Andy Taylor: I won’t.
Barney Fife: Nip it. You go read any book you want on the subject of child discipline and you’ll find every one of them is in favor of bud-nipping.
Andy Taylor: Okay, Barn…first thing tomorrow, I will talk to Phyllis Tickle’s and Rob Bell’s parents.

Courtesy of Calvinistic Cartoons

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