Poverty is the step-mother of genius.
Josh Billings (1856 - 1950)
Contributed by: Zaady
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.
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.
Source: Josh Billings’ Encyclopedia of Wit & Wisdom
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.
The worst sin towards our fellow creature is not to hate them, but to be indifferent to them: that's the essence of inhumanity.
Source: The Devil’s Disciple
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