Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done.
Quote by Josh Billings
Josh Billings Quotes
Live within your income, even if you have to borrow money to do so.
Advice is like castor oil, easy to give, but dreadful to take.
It is a very delicate job to forgive a man, without lowering him in his...
Love is said to be blind, but I know some fellows in love who can...
Poverty is the step-mother of genius
Threescore years and ten is enough; if a man can't suffer all the misery he...
Words are often seen hunting for an idea, but ideas are never seen hunting for...
I've never known a person to live to be one hundred and be remarkable for...
Life consists not in holding good cards but in playing those you hold well.
There is no revenge so complete as forgiveness.
When a man comes to me for advice, I find out the kind of advice...
The less we know the more we suspect
When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly...
As a general thing, when a woman wears the pants in a family, she has...
Common sense is instinct, and enough of it is genius.
There's a great power in words, if you don't hitch too many of them together.
Men mourn for what they have lost; women for what they ain't got.
It ain't often that a man's reputation outlasts his money.
One of the best temporary cures for pride and affectation is seasickness; a man who...
It's not only the most difficult thing to know one's self, but the most inconvenient.