Famous Quotes from ...

Josh Billings



    I think when the full horror of being fifty hits you, you should stay home and have a good cry.

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    There is nothing so easy to learn as experience and nothing so hard to apply.

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

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    Genius ain't anything more than elegant common sense.

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

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    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.

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

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

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

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

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    Life is a grindstone, and whether it grinds a man down or polishes him up depends on the stuff he's made of

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

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

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    Knowledge is like money: the more one gets, the more one craves.

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    Love iz like the meazles; we kant have it bad but onst, and the later in life we have it the tuffer it goes with us

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    Money will buy a pretty good dog, but it won't buy the wag of his tail.

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

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    Consider the postage stamp, my son. It secures success through its ability to stick to one thing till it gets there.

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    Nature never makes any blunders; when she makes a fool she means it

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

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