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Josh Billings (1818 - 1885)
US Humorist [more author details]
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A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself.
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Josh Billings
About the most originality that any writer can hope to achieve honestly is to steal with good judgment.
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Don't take the bull by the horns, take him by the tail; then you can let go when you want to.
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Josh Billings
Flattery is like cologne water, to be smelt of, not swallowed.
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I dont care how much a man talks, if he only says it in a few words.
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It is much easier to repent of sins that we have committed than to repent of those we intend to commit.
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Ive never known a person to live to one hundred and be remarkable for anything else.
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Laughing is the sensation of feeling good all over and showing it principally in one spot.
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Laughter is the sensation of feeling good all over, and showing it principally in one place.
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One of the greatest victories you can gain over someone is to beat him at politeness.
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Silence is one of the hardest arguments to refute.
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The best way to convince a fool that he is wrong is to let him have his own way.
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The time to pray is not when we are in a tight spot but just as soon as we get out of it.
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There is no revenge so complete as forgiveness.
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As scarce as truth is, the supply has always been in excess of the demand.
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Josh Billings, 'Affurisms from Josh Billings: His Sayings,' 1865

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