The trouble with people is not that they don't know but that they know so much that ain't so.
Quote by Josh Billings
Josh Billings Quotes
One of the best temporary cures for pride and affectation is seasickness; a man who...
Honesty is the rarest wealth anyone can possess, and yet all the honesty in the...
Some folks are wise and some otherwise.
Confess your sins to the Lord, and you will be forgiven; confess them to men,...
It's not the things you don't know that fool you. It's the things you do...
Advice is like castor oil, easy enough to give but dreadful uneasy to take.
Be like a postage stamp. Stick to one thing until you get there.
Consider the postage stamp: its usefulness consists in the ability to stick to one thing...
Laughter is the sensation of feeling good all over and showing it principally in one...
Knowledge is like money: the more he gets, the more he craves.
Most people repent their sins by thanking God they ain't so wicked as their neighbors
Love looks through a telescope; envy, through a microscope.
Common sense is instinct, and enough of it is genius.
Life consists not in holding good cards but in playing those you hold well.
It's not only the most difficult thing to know one's self, but the most inconvenient.
Don't ever prophesy; for if you prophesy wrong, nobody will forget it; and if you...
Threescore years and ten is enough; if a man can't suffer all the misery he...
Incredulity is the wisdom of the fool