Josh Billings

1856 - 1950

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 advice

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Advice is like castor oil, easy enough to give but dreadful uneasy to take.

Josh Billings (1856 - 1950)

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A Quote by Josh Billings on life and trouble

One-half the troubles of this life can be traced to saying yes too quickly and not saying no soon enough.

Josh Billings (1856 - 1950)

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A Quote by Josh Billings on children and travel

To bring up a child in the way he should go, travel that way yourself once in a while.

Josh Billings (1856 - 1950)

Source: Josh Billings’ Encyclopedia of Wit & Wisdom

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A Quote by Josh Billings on borrowing, income, and money

Always live within your income, even if you have to borrow money to do so.

Josh Billings (1856 - 1950)

Source: Josh Billings’ Encyclopedia of Wit & Wisdom

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