Don't close the barn door after the horse runs away.
— American Proverbs

Any jackass can kick a barn down, but it takes a carpenter to build it.
Sam Rayburn barn quote

If someone is blessed as I am is not willing to clean out the barn, who will?
— H. Ross Perot

I was so naive as a kid I used to sneak behind the barn and do nothing.
— Johnny Carson

A jackass can kick a barn down, but it takes a carpenter to build one.
— barn quotation by Sam Rayburn