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.
Quote by Josh Billings
Most people repent their sins by thanking God they ain't so wicked as their neighbors.
Old maids sweeten their tea with scandal.
There are two things in life for which we are never truly prepared: Twins.
The best way to convince a fool that he is wrong is to let him...
It's not only the most difficult thing to know one's self, but the most inconvenient.
As long as we are lucky we attribute it to our smartness; our bad luck...
Don't ever prophesy; for if you prophesy wrong, nobody will forget it; and if you...
The less we know the more we suspect
Experience is a school where a man learns what a big fool he has been
One of the best temporary cures for pride and affectation is seasickness; a man who...
Contentment is a kind of moral laziness; if thare want ennything but contentment in his...
There are two things in life for which we are never truly prepared: twins.
One of the rarest things that a man ever does, is to do the best...
Incredulity is the wisdom of the fool
There's a great power in words, if you don't hitch too many of them together.
There is no revenge so complete as forgiveness.
The trouble with people is not that they don't know but that they know so...
The best medicine I know for rheumatism is to thank the Lord that it ain't...
There are some people so addicted to exaggeration that they can't tell the truth without...
Threescore years and ten is enough; if a man can't suffer all the misery he...