Josh Billings Quotes

Honesty is the rarest wealth anyone can possess, and yet all the honesty in the world ain't lawful tender for a loaf of bread.

Josh Billings

A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself.

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

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

Josh Billings

Knowledge is like money: the more he gets, the more he craves.

Josh Billings

Experience makes more timid men than it does wise ones.

Josh Billings

Silence is one of the hardest arguments to refute

Josh Billings

Never work before breakfast; if you have to work before breakfast, eat your breakfast first.

Josh Billings

There is no revenge so complete as forgiveness.

Josh Billings

There is a sort of charm in ugliness, if the person has some redeeming qualities and is only ugly enough.

Josh Billings

There is a sort of charm in ugliness, if the person has some redeeming qualities and is only ugly enough

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

The time to pray is not when we are in a tight spot but just as soon as we get out of it.

Josh Billings

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

Josh Billings

Silence is one of the hardest arguments to refute.

Josh Billings

About the most originality that any writer can hope to achieve honestly is to steal with good judgment."

Josh Billings
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