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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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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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The miser and the glutton are two facetious buzzards: one hides his store, and the other stores his hide.

Gluttony Quotes, by Josh Billings

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One-half the troubles of this life can be traced to saying yes too quickly and not saying no soon enough.

Quick 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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Advice is like castor oil, easy enough to give but dreadful uneasy to take.

Advice / experience / wisdom Quotes, by Josh Billings

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In youth we run into difficulties; in old age difficulties run into us. -Josh Billings.

Age Quotes, by Josh Billings

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Consider the postage stamp: its usefulness consists in the ability to stick to one thing till it gets there.

Ability Quotes, by Josh Billings

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About the most originality that any writer can hope to achieve honestly is to steal with good judgment.

Art and artists Quotes, by Josh Billings

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Wisdom has never made a bigot, but learning has.

Bigotry Quotes, by Josh Billings

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There is [sic] two things in life for which we are never fully prepared, and that is--twins.

Birth Quotes, by Josh Billings

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Live within your income, even if you have to borrow money to do so.

Borrowing 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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The wheel that squeaks the loudest is the one that gets the grease.

Business Quotes, by Josh Billings

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Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done.

Common sense Quotes, by Josh Billings

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Common sense is instinct, and enough of it is genius.

Common sense Quotes, by Josh Billings

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Most men had rather say a smart thing than do a good one. John P. Kotter, Leading Change -Josh Billings.

Communication Quotes, by Josh Billings

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Experience is a school where a man learns what a big fool he has been.

Experience Quotes, by Josh Billings

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Experience increases our wisdom but doesn't reduce our follies.

Experience 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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There is no revenge so complete as forgiveness. -Josh Billings.

Forgiveness 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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The miser and the glutton are two facetious buzzards: one hides his store, and the other stores his hide.

Glutton Quotes, by Josh Billings

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There is gravity in wisdom, but no particular wisdom in gravity.

Gravity Quotes, by Josh Billings

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The best time to hold your tongue is the time you feel you must say something or bust. -Josh Billings.

Listening Quotes, by Josh Billings

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As long as we are lucky we attribute it to our smartness; our bad luck we give the gods credit for.

Luck Quotes, by Josh Billings

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