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Famous Quotes by Josh Billings (81 Quotations) 
1815-1885, American Humorist, Lecturer
 
Quote Bullet A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love yourself.
Josh Billings - [Animals]

Quote Bullet A good place to visit, but a poor place to stay.
Josh Billings - [Places]

Quote Bullet A good way I know to find happiness, is to not bore a hole to fit the plug.
Josh Billings - [Happiness]

Quote Bullet A puppy plays with every pup he meets, but an old dog has few associates.
Josh Billings - [Friends and Friendship]

Quote Bullet About the most originality that any writer can hope to achieve honestly is to steal with good judgment.
Josh Billings - [Plagiarism]

Quote Bullet Adversity has the same effect on a man that severe training has on the pugilist -- it reduces him to his fighting weight.
Josh Billings - [Adversity]

Quote Bullet Advice is like castor oil, easy to give, but dreadful to take.
Josh Billings - [Advice]

Quote Bullet Always live within your income, even if you have to borrow money to do so.
Josh Billings - [Debt]

Quote Bullet As a general thing, when the woman wears the pants in the family, she has a good right to them.
Josh Billings - [Marriage]

Quote Bullet As long as we are lucky we attribute it to our smartness; our bad luck we give the gods credit for.
Josh Billings - [Success]



Quote Bullet As scarce as truth is, the supply has always been in excess of the demand.
Josh Billings - [Truth]

Quote Bullet Be kind to your mother-in-law, but pay for her board at some good hotel.
Josh Billings - [Mother-in-Laws]

Quote Bullet Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done.
Josh Billings - [Common Sense]

Quote Bullet Consider the postage stamp, my son. It secures success through its ability to stick to one thing till it gets there.
Josh Billings - [Perseverance]

Quote Bullet Don't ever prophesy; for if you prophesy wrong, nobody will forget it; and if you prophesy right, nobody will remember it.
Josh Billings - [Prophecy]

Quote Bullet Don't mistake pleasure for happiness. They are a different breed of dogs.
Josh Billings - [Pleasure]

Quote Bullet Don't put off till tomorrow what can be enjoyed today.
Josh Billings - [Procrastination]

Quote Bullet Don't take the bull by the horns, take him by the tail; then you can let go when you want to.
Josh Billings - [Control]

Quote Bullet Experience increases our wisdom but doesn't reduce our follies.
Josh Billings - [Experience]

Quote Bullet Experience is a school where a man learns what a big fool he has been.
Josh Billings - [Experience]

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