When a young man begins to go down hill everything seems to be greased for the occasion
Quote by Josh Billings
Flattery is like cologne water, to be smelt, not swallowed.
Knowledge is like money: the more he gets, the more he craves.
The best medicine I know for rheumatism is to thank the Lord that it ain't...
There's a great power in words, if you don't hitch too many of them together.
No one can disgrace us but ourselves.
Confess your sins to the Lord, and you will be forgiven; confess them to men,...
There are two kinds of fools: those who can't change their opinions and those who...
There is a sort of charm in ugliness, if the person has some redeeming qualities...
Life consists not in holding good cards but in playing those you hold well.
It is much easier to repent of sins that we have committed than to repent...
One of the best temporary cures for pride and affection is seasickness; a man who...
Reason often makes mistakes but conscience never does.
Consider the postage stamp: its usefulness consists in the ability to stick to one thing...
Take all the fools out of this world and there wouldn't be any fun living...
There are people who are always anticipating trouble, and in this way they manage to...
A puppy plays with every pup he meets, but an old dog has few associates.
Most people repent their sins by thanking God they ain't so wicked as their neighbors.
It is not all bad, this getting old, ripening. After the fruit has got its...
Common sense is instinct, and enough of it is genius.
Men mourn for what they have lost; women for what they ain't got.