Quotation Explorer - 'Josh Billings'

Don't put off till tomorrow what can be enjoyed today. - Josh Billings
the squeeky wheel gets the grease. - Josh Billings
The best way to convince a fool that he is wrong is to let him have his own way. - Josh Billings
As scarce as truth is, the supply has always been in excess of the demand. - Josh Billings
Every man has his follies -- and often they are the most interesting thing he had got. - Josh Billings
About the most originality that any writer can hope to achieve honestly is to steal with good judgment. - Josh Billings
One of rarest things that a man ever does is to do the best he can. - Josh Billings
Silence is one of the hardest arguments to refute. - Josh Billings
In the whole history of the world there is but one thing that money cannot buy...to wit--the wag of a dog's tail. - Josh Billings
Consider the postage stamp: its usefullness consits in the ability to stick to one thing 'til it gets there. - Josh Billings
The trouble with most folks isn't so much their ignorance. It's know'n so many things that ain't so. - Josh Billings
Don't take the bull by the horns, take him by the tail; then you can let go when you want to. - Josh Billings
The time to pray is not when we are in a tight spot but just as soon as we get out of it. - Josh Billings
Those who enter heaven may find the outer walls plastered with creeds, but they won't find any on the inside. - Josh Billings
Consider the postage stamp: its usefulness consists in the ability to stick to one thing till it gets there. - Josh Billings
It may be risky to marry for love, but it's so honest that the Lord just has to smile on it. - Josh Billings
Flattery is like cologne water, to be smelt of, not swallowed. - Josh Billings
One of the greatest victories you can gain over someone is to beat him at politeness. - Josh Billings
Laughing is the sensation of feeling good all over and showing it principally in one spot. - Josh Billings
Laughter is the sensation of feeling good all over, and showing it principally in one place. - Josh Billings
I dont care how much a man talks, if he only says it in a few words. - Josh Billings
Ive never known a person to live to one hundred and be remarkable for anything else. - Josh Billings
There is no revenge so complete as forgiveness. - Josh Billings
Life consists not in holding good cards but in playing those you hold well. - Josh Billings
If there was no faith there would be no living in this world. We couldn't even eat hash with safety. - Josh Billings
My son, observe the postage stamp! Its usefulness depends upon its ability to stick to one thing until it gets there. - Josh Billings
To bring up a child in the way he should go, travel that way yourself once in a while. - Josh Billings
Success does not consist in never making blunders, but in never making the same one a second time. - Josh Billings
Common sense is instinct, and enough of it is genius. - Josh Billings
There are people who are always anticipating trouble, and in this way they manage to enjoy many sorrows that never really happen to them. - Josh Billings
Consider the postage stamp: its usefulness consists in the ability to stick to one thing till it gets there. - Josh Billings
It is much easier to repent of sins that we have committed than to repent of those we intend to commit. - Josh Billings
Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are and doing things as they ought to be done. - Josh Billings
A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself. - Josh Billings
Love looks through a telescope; envy, through a microscope. - Josh Billings
No one can disgrace us but ourselves. - Josh Billings
You can buy a pretty good dog with a lot of money, but you can't buy the wag of its tail. - Josh Billings
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