Poverty is the step-mother of genius
Quote by Josh Billings
Men mourn for what they have lost; women for what they ain't got.
The trouble with people is not that they don't know but that they know so...
There is a sort of charm in ugliness, if the person has some redeeming qualities...
The best time for you to hold your tongue is the time you feel you...
Flattery is like cologne water, to be smelt, not swallowed.
It is not all bad, this getting old, ripening. After the fruit has got its...
The best medicine I know for rheumatism is to thank the Lord that it ain't...
Common sense is instinct, and enough of it is genius.
There are two things in life for which we are never truly prepared: Twins.
There's a great power in words, if you don't hitch too many of them together.
Honesty is the rarest wealth anyone can possess, and yet all the honesty in the...
Silence is one of the hardest arguments to refute.
If there was no faith there would be no living in this world. We could...
Wisdom has never made a bigot, but learning has.
Be kind to your mother-in-law, but pay for her board at some good hotel.
Love is said to be blind, but I know some fellows in love who can...
It's not the things you don't know that fool you. It's the things you do...
Life consists not in holding good cards but in playing those you hold well.
Here is the test to find whether your mission on earth is finished. If youre...
In my plays I want to look at life - at the commonplace of existence-as...