Josh Billings

1856 - 1950

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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A Quote by Josh Billings on imagination, memory, mistakes, and people

There are lots of people who mistake their imagination for their memory.

Josh Billings (1856 - 1950)

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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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