Josh Billings Quotes- Top 30 Quotes by Josh Billings

Josh Billings Inspirational & Motivational Quotes

  • Money will buy a pretty good dog, but it won’t buy the wag of his tail. – Josh Billings
  • There is no greater evidence of superior intelligence than to be surprised at nothing. – Josh Billings
  • There’s a great power in words, if you don’t hitch too many of them together. – Josh Billings
  • If there was no faith there would be no living in this world. We could not even eat hash with any safety. – Josh Billings
  • Wisdom has never made a bigot, but learning has. – Josh Billings
  • Flattery is like cologne water, to be smelt, not swallowed. – Josh Billings
  • Men mourn for what they have lost; women for what they ain’t got. – Josh Billings
  • The thinner the ice, the more anxious is everyone to see whether it will bear. – Josh Billings
  • Learning sleeps and snores in libraries, but wisdom is everywhere, wide awake, on tiptoe. – Josh Billings
  • A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love yourself. – Josh Billings
  • To bring up a child in the way he should go, travel that way yourself once in a while. – Josh Billings
  • Most people repent their sins by thanking God they ain’t so wicked as their neighbors. – Josh Billings
  • Silence is one of the hardest arguments to refute. – Josh Billings
  • Marrying for love may be a bit risky, but it is so honest that God can’t help but smile on it. – Josh Billings
  • Genius ain’t anything more than elegant common sense. – Josh Billings
  • There are two kinds of fools: those who can’t change their opinions and those who won’t. – Josh Billings
  • There’s a lot of people in this world who spend so much time watching their health that they haven’t the time to enjoy it. – Josh Billings
  • Life consists not in holding good cards but in playing those you hold well. – Josh Billings
  • 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
  • The best time for you to hold your tongue is the time you feel you must say something or bust. – Josh Billings
  • Knowledge is like money: the more he gets, the more he craves. – Josh Billings
  • 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
  • Love looks through a telescope; envy, through a microscope. – Josh Billings
  • I think when the full horror of being fifty hits you, you should stay home and have a good cry. – Josh Billings
  • The wheel that squeaks the loudest is the one that gets the grease. – Josh Billings
  • There are lots of people who mistake their imagination for their memory. – Josh Billings
  • There is no revenge so complete as forgiveness. – Josh Billings
  • Every man has his follies – and often they are the most interesting thing he has got. – Josh Billings
  • There is nothing so easy to learn as experience and nothing so hard to apply. – Josh Billings
  • As a general thing, when a woman wears the pants in a family, she has a good right to them. – Josh Billings
  • A good way I know to find happiness, is to not bore a hole to fit the plug. – Josh Billings
  • Laughter is the sensation of feeling good all over and showing it principally in one place. – 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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