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72 Famous Quotes by Josh Billings
4/12/1818 - 10/14/1885
Also Known As:  
Henry Wheeler Shaw
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Consider the postage stamp: its usefulness consists in the ability to stick to one thing until it gets there.

Usefulness Quotes, by Josh Billings

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If a man should happen to reach perfection in this world, he would have to die immediately to enjoy himself.

Perfection Quotes, by Josh Billings

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Time is like money, the less we have of it to spare the further we make it go.

Time Quotes, by Josh Billings

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As scarce as truth is, the supply has always been in excess of the demand.

Truth Quotes, by Josh Billings

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There is a significant Latin proverb; to wit: Who will guard the guards?

Vigilance Quotes, by Josh Billings

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It is a statistical fact that the wicked work harder to reach hell than the righteous do to enter heaven.

Wickedness Quotes, by Josh Billings

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The man who ain't got an enemy is really poor.

Enemy Quotes, by Josh Billings

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Our necessities are few but our wants are endless.

Necessity Quotes, by Josh Billings

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Confess your sins to the Lord and you will be forgiven; confess them to man and you will be laughed at.

Confession Quotes, by Josh Billings

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A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself.

Loyalty Quotes, by Josh Billings

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There is no revenge so complete as forgiveness.

Revenge Quotes, by Josh Billings

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Take all the fools out of this world and there wouldn't be any fun living in it, or profit.

Fools Quotes, by Josh Billings

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The best way to convince a fool that he is wrong is to let him have his own way.

Flattery Quotes, by Josh Billings

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My advice to those who are about to begin, in earnet, the journey of life, is to take their heart in one hand and a club in the other.

Life Quotes, by Josh Billings

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I have lived in this world just long enough to look carefully the second time into things that I am the most concerned of the first time.

Caution Quotes, by Josh Billings

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Poverty is the step-mother of genius.

Poverty Quotes, by Josh Billings

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A slander is like a hornet; if you can't kill it dead the first time, better not strike at it.

Slander Quotes, by Josh Billings

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There's a great power in words, if you don't hitch too many of them together.

Brevity Quotes, by Josh Billings

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Flattery is like cologne water, to be smelt of, not swallowed.

Flattery Quotes, by Josh Billings

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Keep a cow, and the milk won't have to be watered but once.

Fraud Quotes, by Josh Billings

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A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself.

Animals Quotes, by Josh Billings

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There is a sort of charm in ugliness, if the person has some redeeming qualities and is only ugly enough

Charm Quotes, by Josh Billings

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Flattery is like cologne water, to be smelt of, not swallowed

Flattery Quotes, by Josh Billings

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Incredulity is the wisdom of the fool

Incredulity Quotes, by Josh Billings

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A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself.

Pets Quotes, by Josh Billings

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