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Josh Billings Quotes

A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love yourself.

A good way I know to find happiness, is to not bore a hole to fit the plug.

A puppy plays with every pup he meets, but an old dog has few associates.

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

About the only difference between the poor and the rich, is this, the poor suffer misery, while the rich have to enjoy it.

Adversity has the same effect on a man that severe training has on the pugilist: it reduces him to his fighting weight.

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

As a general thing, when a woman wears the pants in a family, she has a good right to them.

As scarce as truth is, the supply has always been in excess of the demand.

Be kind to your mother-in-law, but pay for her board at some good hotel.

Be like a postage stamp. Stick to one thing until you get there.

Common sense is instinct, and enough of it is genius.

Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done.

Confess your sins to the Lord and you will be forgiven; confess them to man and you will be laughed at.

Consider the postage stamp: its usefulness consists in the ability to stick to one thing till it gets there.

Don't ever prophesy; for if you prophesy wrong, nobody will forget it; and if you prophesy right, nobody will remember it.

Economy is a savings-bank, into which men drop pennies, and get dollars in return.

Every man has his follies - and often they are the most interesting thing he has got.

Flattery is like cologne water, to be smelt, not swallowed.

Genius ain't anything more than elegant common sense.