As scarce as truth is, the supply has always been in excess of the demand.
Josh Billings (1856 - 1950)
Source: Affurisms from Josh Billings: His Sayings, 1865
Contributed by: Zaady
Flattery is like cologne water, to be smelt of, not swallowed.
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.
Source: Josh Billings’ Encyclopedia of Wit & Wisdom
Consider the postage stamp, my son. It secures success through its ability to stick to one thing till it gets there.
Don't mistake pleasure for happiness. They are a different breed of dogs.
One of the greatest victories you can gain over someone is to beat him at politeness.
Poverty is the step-mother of genius.
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.
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