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Some folks are wise and some otherwise.,
~ Josh Billings | ( American humorist and lecturer. ) | 1815-1885 | Knowledge
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A good way I know to find happiness, is to not bore a hole to fit the plug.
~ Josh Billings | ( American humorist and lecturer. ) | 1815-1885 | Happiness
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If you ever find happiness by hunting for it, you will find it as the old woman did her lost spectacles. Safe on her own nose all the time.
~ Josh Billings | ( American humorist and lecturer. ) | 1815-1885 | Happiness
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The happiest time in a man's life is when he is in the red hot pursuit of a dollar with a reasonable prospect of overtaking it.
~ Josh Billings | ( American humorist and lecturer. ) | 1815-1885 | Business
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As long as we are lucky we attribute it to our smartness; our bad luck we give the gods credit for.
~ Josh Billings | ( American humorist and lecturer. ) | 1815-1885 | Success
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Never work before breakfast. If you have to work before breakfast, get your breakfast first.
~ Josh Billings | ( American humorist and lecturer. ) | 1815-1885 | Work
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I haven't got as much money as some folks, but I've got as much impudence as any of them, and that's the next thing to money.
~ Josh Billings | ( American humorist and lecturer. ) | 1815-1885 | Money
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Time is like money, the less we have of it to spare the further we make it go.
~ Josh Billings | ( American humorist and lecturer. ) | 1815-1885 | Time
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If there was no faith there would be no living in this world. We could not even eat hash with any safety.
~ Josh Billings | ( American humorist and lecturer. ) | 1815-1885 | Faith
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Don't take the bull by the horns, take him by the tail; then you can let go when you want to.
~ Josh Billings | ( American humorist and lecturer. ) | 1815-1885 | Control
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Music hath the charm to soothe a savage beast, but I'd try a revolver first.
~ Josh Billings | ( American humorist and lecturer. ) | 1815-1885 | Music
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Love is said to be blind, but I know some fellows in love who can see twice as much in their sweethearts as I do.
~ Josh Billings | ( American humorist and lecturer. ) | 1815-1885 | Love
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In youth we run into difficulties. In old age difficulties run into us.
~ Josh Billings | ( American humorist and lecturer. ) | 1815-1885 | Age
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I have never known a person to live to be one hundred and be remarkable for anything else.
~ Josh Billings | ( American humorist and lecturer. ) | 1815-1885 | Age
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A puppy plays with every pup he meets, but an old dog has few associates.
~ Josh Billings | ( American humorist and lecturer. ) | 1815-1885 | Friendship
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Threescore years and ten is enough; if a man can't suffer all the misery he wants in that time, he must be numb.
~ Josh Billings | ( American humorist and lecturer. ) | 1815-1885 | Life
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Life is short, but it's long enough to ruin any man who wants to be ruined.
~ Josh Billings | ( American humorist and lecturer. ) | 1815-1885 | Life
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Life consists not in holding good cards but in playing those you hold well.
~ Josh Billings | ( American humorist and lecturer. ) | 1815-1885 | Life
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As a general thing, when the woman wears the pants in the family, she has a good right to them.
~ Josh Billings | ( American humorist and lecturer. ) | 1815-1885 | Marriage
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Men mourn for what they have lost; women for what they ain't got.
~ Josh Billings | ( American humorist and lecturer. ) | 1815-1885 | Men and Women
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I have lived in this world just long enough to look carefully the second time into things that I am the most certain of the first time.
~ Josh Billings | ( American humorist and lecturer. ) | 1815-1885 | Certainty
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