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 Josh Billings - “I don't care how much a man talks, if he only says it in a few words.”
 Josh Billings - “When a man loses his health, then he first begins to take good care of it”
 Glenn Billings - “We knew they were going to come at us very hard the first three or four minutes of the ballgame, and we had to withstand that and had to take care of the ball more than anything else. In our practices, on our offensive sets we were just taking care of the ball more than shooting. We didn't want to have turnovers, because that would fuel what they do.”
 Josh Billings - “The happiest time in a man's life is when he is in the red hot pursuit of a dollar with a reasonable prospect of overtaking it.”
 Josh Billings - “Never work before breakfast. If you have to work before breakfast, get your breakfast first.”
 Josh Billings - “Live within your income, even if you have to borrow money to do so”
 Josh Billings - “A good way I know to find happiness, is to not bore a hole to fit the plug.”
 Josh Billings - “Love is said to be blind, but I know some fellows in love who can see twice as much in their sweethearts as I do.”
 Brian Billings - “They're used to competition, and they love the competition. The pressure doesn't seem to make them want to back off. If anything it might make them step up to that next level, which is where you've got to be able to get, and hopefully these kids will be able to do that in basketball as the next few weeks unwind.”
 Josh Billings - “Economy is a savings-bank, into which men drop pennies, and get dollars in return.”
 William Billings - “Every letter has its own peculiar air, which air is very much hurt if the tune is not rightly pitched for instance, if a tune is set on A natural, and in pitching the tune, you set it a tone too low, you transpose the key into G, which is perhaps quite different from the intention of the author, and oftentimes very destructive to the harmony.”
 William Billings - “The best general rule I know of, is, to set the tune on the letter the author has set it, unless he has given directions to the contrary.”
 William Billings - “In the first place, you must pay great attention to the key note.”
 Josh Billings - “Thrice is he armed that hath his quarrel just, and four times he who gets his fist in fust”
 Josh Billings - “One of the best temporary cures for pride and affection is seasickness a man who wants to vomit never puts on airs.”
 Josh Billings - “One of the best temporary cures for pride and affectation is seasickness a man who wants to vomit never puts on airs.”
 Josh Billings - “When a man comes to me for advice I find out the kind of advice he wants - and I give it to him”
 Josh Billings - “My advice to those who are about to begin, in earnest, the journey of life, is to take their heart in one hand and a club in the other”
 Josh Billings - “Most people when they come to you for advice, come to have their own opinions strengthened, not corrected.”
 Josh Billings - “We hate those who will not take our advice and despise those who do”
 Josh Billings - “He whom prosperity humbles, and adversity strengthens, is the true hero”
 Josh Billings - “Adversity has the same effect on a man that severe training has on the pugilist it reduces him to his fighting weight.”
 Josh Billings - “Consider the postage stamp its usefulness consists in the ability to stick to one thing till it gets there.”
 Josh Billings - “Consider the postage stamp its usefulness consists in the ability to stick to one thing until it gets there.”
 Josh Billings - “It is the little bits of things that fret and worry us we can dodge a elephant, but we can't dodge a fly.”

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