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Josh Billings Quotes

(1815-1885), American Humorist, Lecturer

There is a significant Latin proverb; to wit: Who will guard the guards?

Category: Vigilance

It ain't so much trouble to get rich as it is to tell when we have got rich.

Category: Wealth

It is a statistical fact that the wicked work harder to reach hell than the righteous do to enter heaven.

Category: Wickedness

Some folks are wise and some otherwise.

Category: Wisdom

Never work before breakfast. If you have to work before breakfast, get your breakfast first.

Category: Work

When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.

Category: Youth