Josh Billings Quotes

Josh Billings

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Economy is a savings-bank, into which men drop pennies, and get dollars in return.

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The best medicine I know for rheumatism is to thank the Lord that it ain't gout.

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Words are often seen hunting for an idea, but ideas are never seen hunting for words.

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

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

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There is no revenge so complete as forgiveness.

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

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

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

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

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Silence is one of the hardest arguments to refute.

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

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The time to pray is not when we are in a tight spot but just as soon as we get out of it.

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Laughing is the sensation of feeling good all over and showing it principally in one spot.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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One of rarest things that a man ever does is to do the best he can.

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

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My son, observe the postage stamp! Its usefulness depends upon its ability to stick to one thing until it gets there.

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No one can disgrace us but ourselves.

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There are people who are always anticipating trouble, and in this way they manage to enjoy many sorrows that never really happen to them.

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