If you're absent, you're afraid of the competition.
If your dog wins, you know the judges.
If you don't win, it's obvious your dog isn't quality.
If you win and thank the judge, you're playing politics.
If you win and don't thank the judge, you're rude.
If you lose and congratulate the winner, you're a hypocrite.
If you lose and don't say anything, you're a poor sport.
If you've been breeding less than 20 years you're a newcomer
If you've been breeding for more than 20 years, you should get out of the way of the up-and-comers.
If you use your own stud, you're kennel blind.
If you go outside for stud services, you don't think much of your own breeding or your using your "friends" dogs
If you sell most of your puppies, you're trying to flood the market.
If you keep most of your puppies, they're not good enough to sell.
If you keep your health testing up to date, you're admitting your lines are full of problems.
If you don't check for every condition known to veterinary science, you're irresponsible and have no integrity.
If you choose to mentor or offer "free" advice you're arrogant.
And finally, if you keep your opinions and knowledge to yourself, you haven't learned anything.