Josh Billings

Josh Billings Quotes and Sayings

Josh Billings US Humorist (1818 - 1885)

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

Flattery is like cologne water, to be smelt of, not swallowed. ~Josh Billings

One of rarest things that a man ever does is to do the best he can. ~Josh Billings

Life consists not in holding good cards but in playing those you hold well. ~Josh Billings

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

Love looks through a telescope; envy, through a microscope. ~Josh Billings

There is no revenge so complete as forgiveness. ~Josh Billings

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

The best way to convince a fool that he is wrong is to let him have his own way. ~Josh Billings