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 :: 1815-1885, American Humorist, Lecturer

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Flattery is like cologne water, to be smelt, not swallowed.
~ Josh Billings - [Flattery]

 

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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 - [Honesty]

 

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I am a poor man, but I have this consolation: I am poor by accident, not by design.
~ Josh Billings - [Poverty and The Poor]

 

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I don't care how much a person talks, if they only say it in a few words.
~ Josh Billings - [Speakers and Speaking]

 

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I have lived in this world just long enough to look carefully the second time into things that I am the most certain of the first time.
~ Josh Billings - [Certainty]

 

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I have never known a person to live to be one hundred and be remarkable for anything else.
~ Josh Billings - [Age and Aging]

 

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I haven't got as much money as some folks, but I've got as much impudence as any of them, and that's the next thing to money.
~ Josh Billings - [Money]

 

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I honestly believe it is better to know nothing than to know what ain't so.
~ Josh Billings - [Knowledge]

 

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If a man should happen to reach perfection in this world, he would have to die immediately to enjoy himself.
~ Josh Billings - [Perfection]

 

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If there was no faith there would be no living in this world. We could not even eat hash with any safety.
~ Josh Billings - [Faith]

 

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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 - [Happiness]

 

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In youth we run into difficulties. In old age difficulties run into us.
~ Josh Billings - [Age and Aging]

 

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Incredulity is the wisdom of the fool.
~ Josh Billings - [Incredulity]

 

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It ain't so much trouble to get rich as it is to tell when we have got rich.
~ Josh Billings - [Wealth]

 

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It is a statistical fact that the wicked work harder to reach hell than the righteous do to enter heaven.
~ Josh Billings - [Wickedness]

 

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It is better to know nothing than to know what ain't so.
~ Josh Billings - [Attitude]

 

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It is much easier to repent of sins that we have committed than to repent of those that we intend to commit.
~ Josh Billings - [Repentance]

 

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It's not only the most difficult thing to know one's self, but the most inconvenient.
~ Josh Billings - [Self-discovery]

 

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It's not only the most difficult thing to know one's self, but the most inconvenient.
~ Josh Billings - [Self-knowledge]

 

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Knowledge is like money: the more he gets, the more he craves.
~ Josh Billings - [Knowledge]

 

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