The best time to hold your tongue is the time you feel you must say something or bust.
Josh Billings (1856 - 1950)
Contributed by: Zaady
It's not only the most difficult thing to know one's self, but the most inconvenient.
There's a great power in words, if you don't hitch too many of them together.
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.
No one can disgrace us but ourselves.
Solitude: A good place to visit, but a poor place to stay.
Don't take the bull by the horns, take him by the tail; then you can let go when you want to.
The time to pray is not when we are in a tight spot but just as soon as we get out of it.
Source: Josh Billings’ Encyclopedia of Wit & Wisdom
Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done.
The hardest thing any man can do is to fall down on the ice when it's slippery, and get up and praise the Lord.
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