Quotes from Josh Billings
"A good way I know to find happiness, is to not bore a hole to fit the plug."
"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."
"I think when the full horror of being fifty hits you, you should stay home and have a good cry."
"The wheel that squeaks the loudest is the one that gets the grease."
"Learning sleeps and snores in libraries, but wisdom is everywhere, wide awake, on tiptoe."
"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."
"Love looks through a telescope; envy, through a microscope."
"Life consists not in holding good cards but in playing those you hold well."
"There is no greater evidence of superior intelligence than to be surprised at nothing."
"Genius ain't anything more than elegant common sense."
"There's a great power in words, if you don't hitch too many of them together."
"There is no revenge so complete as forgiveness."
"There is nothing so easy to learn as experience and nothing so hard to apply."
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