Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done.
Josh Billings (1856 - 1950)
Contributed by: Zaady
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 rarest things that a man ever does is to do the best he can.
Money will buy you a pretty good dog, but it won't buy the wag of his tail.
The trouble with people is not that they don't know but that they know so much that ain't so.
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.
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