Josh Billings

1856 - 1950

A Quote by Josh Billings on difficulty

It's not only the most difficult thing to know one's self, but the most inconvenient.

Josh Billings (1856 - 1950)

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A Quote by Josh Billings on silence

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Silence is one of the hardest arguments to refute.

Josh Billings (1856 - 1950)

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A Quote by Josh Billings on certainty, justice, life, time, and world

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 (1856 - 1950)

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A Quote by Josh Billings

No one can disgrace us but ourselves.

Josh Billings (1856 - 1950)

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A Quote by Josh Billings on good and solitude

Solitude: A good place to visit, but a poor place to stay.

Josh Billings (1856 - 1950)

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A Quote by Josh Billings

Don't take the bull by the horns, take him by the tail; then you can let go when you want to.

Josh Billings (1856 - 1950)

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A Quote by Josh Billings on justice and time

The time to pray is not when we are in a tight spot but just as soon as we get out of it.

Josh Billings (1856 - 1950)

Source: Josh Billings’ Encyclopedia of Wit & Wisdom

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A Quote by Josh Billings on common sense

Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done.

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A Quote by Josh Billings on praise

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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.

Josh Billings (1856 - 1950)

Source: Josh Billings’ Encyclopedia of Wit & Wisdom

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A Quote by Josh Billings on ability, sons, and success

Consider the postage stamp, my son. It secures success through its ability to stick to one thing till it gets there.

Josh Billings (1856 - 1950)

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