Don't ever prophesy; for if you prophesy wrong, nobody will forget it; and if you prophesy right, nobody will remember it.
Quote by Josh Billings
Josh Billings Quotes
If there was no faith there would be no living in this world. We could...
It is better to know nothing than to know what ain't so.
Consider the postage stamp, my son. It secures success through its ability to stick to...
It's not the things you don't know that fool you. It's the things you do...
There are people who are always anticipating trouble, and in this way they manage to...
Words are often seen hunting for an idea, but ideas are never seen hunting for...
A puppy plays with every pup he meets, but an old dog has few associates.
Economy is a savings-bank, into which men drop pennies, and get dollars in return.
Every man has his follies - and often they are the most interesting thing he...
Love looks through a telescope; envy, through a microscope.
When a man comes to me for advice I find out the kind of advice...
Incredulity is the wisdom of the fool
The thinner the ice, the more anxious is everyone to see whether it will bear.
Be kind to your mother-in-law, but pay for her board at some good hotel.
There are lots of people who mistake their imagination for their memory.
There is no revenge so complete as forgiveness.
Reason often makes mistakes but conscience never does.
Common sense is instinct, and enough of it is genius.
It is a thousand times better to have common sense without education than to have...
Common sense is instinct. Enough of it is genius.