Josh Billings quotes

 quotes - Be like a postage stamp. Stick to one thing until you get there. Share

“Be like a postage stamp. Stick to one thing until you get there.”

— Josh Billings

 quotes - Life consists not in holding good cards but in playing those you hold well. Share

“Life consists not in holding good cards but in playing those you hold well.”

— Josh Billings

 quotes - A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love yourself. Share

“A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love yourself.”

— Josh Billings

 quotes - Love looks through a telescope; envy, through a microscope. Share

“Love looks through a telescope; envy, through a microscope.”

— Josh Billings

“There are lots of people who mistake their imagination for their memory.”

— Josh Billings

“There are some people so addicted to exaggeration that they can't tell the truth without lying.”

— Josh Billings

“There is no revenge so complete as forgiveness.”

— Josh Billings

“Silence is one of the hardest arguments to refute.”

— Josh Billings

“There are two kinds of fools: those who can't change their opinions and those who won't.”

— Josh Billings

“Honesty is the rarest wealth anyone can possess, and yet all the honesty in the world ain't lawful tender for a loaf of bread.”

— Josh Billings

“Marrying for love may be a bit risky, but it is so honest that God can't help but smile on it.”

— Josh Billings

“The best time for you to hold your tongue is the time you feel you must say something or bust.”

— Josh Billings

“The wheel that squeaks the loudest is the one that gets the grease.”

— Josh Billings

“Genius ain't anything more than elegant common sense.”

— Josh Billings

“One of the greatest victories you can gain over someone is to beat him at politeness.”

— Josh Billings

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

— Josh Billings

“Every man has his follies - and often they are the most interesting thing he has got.”

— Josh Billings

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

— Josh Billings

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

— Josh Billings

“As a general thing, when a woman wears the pants in a family, she has a good right to them.”

— Josh Billings

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

— Josh Billings

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

— Josh Billings

“Learning sleeps and snores in libraries, but wisdom is everywhere, wide awake, on tiptoe.”

— Josh Billings

“Adversity has the same effect on a man that severe training has on the pugilist: it reduces him to his fighting weight.”

— Josh Billings

“Men mourn for what they have lost; women for what they ain't got.”

— Josh Billings

“There are two things in life for which we are never truly prepared: twins.”

— Josh Billings

“There is no greater evidence of superior intelligence than to be surprised at nothing.”

— Josh Billings

“Laughter is the sensation of feeling good all over and showing it principally in one place.”

— Josh Billings

“Life is short, but it's long enough to ruin any man who wants to be ruined.”

— Josh Billings

“There's a lot of people in this world who spend so much time watching their health that they haven't the time to enjoy it.”

— Josh Billings