Josh Billings

1856 - 1950

A Quote by Josh Billings on dogs, happiness, mistakes, and pleasure

Don't mistake pleasure for happiness. They are a different breed of dogs.

Josh Billings (1856 - 1950)

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A Quote by Josh Billings

One of the greatest victories you can gain over someone is to beat him at politeness.

Josh Billings (1856 - 1950)

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A Quote by Josh Billings on genius, motherhood, and poverty

Poverty is the step-mother of genius.

Josh Billings (1856 - 1950)

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A Quote by Josh Billings on power and words

There's a great power in words, if you don't hitch too many of them together.

Josh Billings (1856 - 1950)

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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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A Quote by Josh Billings on forgiveness and revenge

There is no revenge so complete as forgiveness.

Josh Billings (1856 - 1950)

Source: Josh Billings’ Encyclopedia of Wit & Wisdom

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