Flattery is like cologne water, to be smelt, not swallowed.
Quote by Josh Billings
Josh Billings Quotes
There is no greater evidence of superior intelligence than to be surprised at nothing.
Common sense is instinct, and enough of it is genius.
If there was no faith there would be no living in this world. We could...
Don't ever prophesy; for if you prophesy wrong, nobody will forget it; and if you...
Silence is one of the hardest arguments to refute.
Knowledge is like money: the more one gets, the more one craves.
It ain't often that a man's reputation outlasts his money.
The less we know the more we suspect
It is better to know nothing than to know what ain't so.
There are two things in life for which we are never truly prepared: twins.
There are very few good judges of humor, and they don't agree.
When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly...
Consider the postage stamp: its usefulness consists in the ability to stick to one thing...
Learning sleeps and snores in libraries, but wisdom is everywhere, wide awake, on tiptoe.
Confess your sins to the Lord, and you will be forgiven; confess them to men,...
Be like a postage stamp. Stick to one thing until you get there.
Marrying for love may be a bit risky, but it is so honest that God...
The thinner the ice, the more anxious is everyone to see whether it will bear.
I have lived in this world just long enough to look carefully the second time...
Genius ain't anything more than elegant common sense.