One of the greatest victories you can gain over someone is to beat him at politeness.
Josh Billings (1856 - 1950)
Contributed by: Zaady
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.
The trouble with people is not that they don't know but that they know so much that ain't so.
Source: Josh Billings’ Encyclopedia of Wit & Wisdom
There are only two qualities in the world: efficiency and inefficiency; and only two sorts of people: the efficient and the inefficient.
Source: John Bull’s Other Island
There is nothing so easy to learn as experience and nothing so hard to apply.
If it wasn't for faith there would be no living in this world; we couldn't even eat hash with any safety.
There is no revenge so complete as forgiveness.
There are lots of people who mistake their imagination for their memory.
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