- Need a few grains of western wisdom? A little rapid-fire advice about bringing out the best in yourself and others? In quick bursts of wit, Roy English provides sudden doses of daily inspiration. A fella who is wishy on one side is likely washy on the other. You can tell a lot about a man by what he doesn't have. Wisdom is mostly learning how to pace yourself. Man should live below his means and above his values. Little messages with large meaning. Share them with friends and family; take them to heart.