My Favorite Quotes
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 Josh Billings - “I think when the full horror of being fifty hits you, you should stay home and have a good cry.”
 Josh Billings - “There are some people so addicted to exaggeration that they can't tell the truth without lying.”
 Josh Billings - “Learning sleeps and snores in libraries, but wisdom is everywhere, wide awake, on tiptoe.”
 Josh Billings - “As a general thing, when a woman wears the pants in a family, she has a good right to them.”
 Josh Billings - “Knowledge is like money the more one gets, the more one craves.”
 Josh Billings - “Time is like money, the less we have of it to spare the further we make it go.”
 Josh Billings - “Laughter is the sensation of feeling good all over and showing it principally in one place.”
 Josh Billings - “One of rarest things that a man ever does is to do the best he can.”
 Josh Billings - “There's a lot of people in this world who spend so much time watching their health that they haven't the time to enjoy it.”
 Josh Billings - “Threescore years and ten is enough if a man can't suffer all the misery he wants in that time, he must be numb.”
 Josh Billings - “Woman's influence is powerful, especially when she wants something.”
 Josh Billings - “Every man has his follies - and often they are the most interesting thing he has got.”
 Josh Billings - “It is much easier to repent of sins that we have committed than to repent of those that we intend to commit.”
 Josh Billings - “The man whose only pleasure in life is making money, weighs less on the moral scale than an angleworm.”
 Josh Billings - “Marrying for love may be a bit risky, but it is so honest that God can't help but smile on it.”
 Josh Billings - “Take all the fools out of this world and there wouldn't be any fun living in it, or profit.”
 Josh Billings - “Genius ain't anything more than elegant common sense.”
 Josh Billings - “If you ever find happiness by hunting for it, you will find it, as the old woman did her lost spectacles, safe on her own nose all the time.”
 Josh Billings - “Be like a postage stamp. Stick to one thing until you get there.”
 Josh Billings - “There are two things in life for which we are never truly prepared Twins.”
 Josh Billings - “Money will buy a pretty good dog, but it won't buy the wag of his tail.”
 Josh Billings - “Confess your sins to the Lord and you will be forgiven confess them to man and you will be laughed at.”
 Josh Billings - “Newfoundland dogs are good to save children from drowning, but you must have a pond of water handy and a child, or else there will be no profit in boarding a Newfoundland”
 Josh Billings - “Credit is like chastity, they can both stand temptation better than suspicion”
 Josh Billings - “I don't care how much a person talks, if they only say it in a few words.”

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