Josh Billings

1856 - 1950

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.

Josh Billings (1856 - 1950)

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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

One of the rarest things that a man ever does is to do the best he can.

Josh Billings (1856 - 1950)

Source: Josh Billings’ Encyclopedia of Wit & Wisdom

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A Quote by Josh Billings on dogs, good, and money

Money will buy you a pretty good dog, but it won't buy the wag of his tail.

Josh Billings (1856 - 1950)

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A Quote by Josh Billings on people and trouble

The trouble with people is not that they don't know but that they know so much that ain't so.

Josh Billings (1856 - 1950)

Source: Josh Billings’ Encyclopedia of Wit & Wisdom

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A Quote by Josh Billings on efficiency, people, and world

There are only two qualities in the world: efficiency and inefficiency; and only two sorts of people: the efficient and the inefficient.

Josh Billings (1856 - 1950)

Source: John Bull’s Other Island

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A Quote by Josh Billings on experience and learning

There is nothing so easy to learn as experience and nothing so hard to apply.

Josh Billings (1856 - 1950)

Source: Josh Billings’ Encyclopedia of Wit & Wisdom

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A Quote by Josh Billings on faith, life, safety, and world

If it wasn't for faith there would be no living in this world; we couldn't even eat hash with any safety.

Josh Billings (1856 - 1950)

Source: Josh Billings’ Encyclopedia of Wit & Wisdom

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