Flattery is like cologne water, to be smelt, not swallowed.
Quote by Josh Billings
Josh Billings Quotes
One of the greatest victories you can gain over someone is to beat him at...
A puppy plays with every pup he meets, but an old dog has few associates.
It's not the things you don't know that fool you. It's the things you do...
The wheel that squeaks the loudest is the one that gets the grease.
Learning sleeps and snores in libraries, but wisdom is everywhere, wide awake, on tiptoe.
There are two kinds of fools: those who can't change their opinions and those who...
As long as we are lucky we attribute it to our smartness; our bad luck...
Poverty is the step-mother of genius
We hate those who will not take our advice and despise those who do.
Life is short, but it's long enough to ruin any man who wants to be...
I have never known a person to live to be one hundred and be remarkable...
Remember the poor, it costs nothing.
The less we know the more we suspect
Live within your income, even if you have to borrow money to do so.
Adversity has the same effect on a man that severe training has on the pugilist:...
There is no revenge so complete as forgiveness.
Life consists not in holding good cards, but in playing those you hold well.
Knowledge is like money: the more he gets, the more he craves.
In our ludicrous efforts to 'change' and be perfect, we try to fashion a perfect...
A library of wisdom, is more precious than all wealth, and all things that are...