It is not all bad, this getting old, ripening. After the fruit has got its growth it should juice up and mellow. God forbid I should live long enough to ferment and rot and fall to the ground in a…
Quote by Josh Billings
Josh Billings Quotes
Be like a postage stamp. Stick to one thing until you get there.
Common sense is instinct, and enough of it is genius.
It's not only the most difficult thing to know one's self, but the most inconvenient.
Learning sleeps and snores in libraries, but wisdom is everywhere, wide awake, on tiptoe.
Poverty is the step-mother of genius
Old maids sweeten their tea with scandal.
It is better to know nothing than to know what ain't so.
Every man has his follies - and often they are the most interesting thing he...
Reason often makes mistakes, but conscience never does.
I think when the full horror of being fifty hits you, you should stay home...
The road to ruin is always in good repair, and the travellers pay the expense...
If you ever find happiness by hunting for it, you will find it, as the...
Incredulity is the wisdom of the fool
Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as...
There are two kinds of fools: those who can't change their opinions and those who...
Contentment is a kind of moral laziness; if thare want ennything but contentment in his...
Genius ain't anything more than elegant common sense.
Adversity has the same effect on a man that severe training has on the pugilist:...
Most people repent their sins by thanking God they ain't so wicked as their neighbors.
Marrying for love may be a bit risky, but it is so honest that God...