Josh Billings - Page 3

There is a sort of charm in ugliness, if the person has some redeeming qualities and is only ugly enough.
– Josh Billings

When a man comes to me for advice, I find out the kind of advice he wants, and I give it to him.
– Josh Billings

Advice is like castor oil, easy to give, but dreadful to take.
– Josh Billings

It is the little bits of things that fret and worry us; we can dodge a elephant, but we can’t dodge a fly.
– Josh Billings

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

If a man should happen to reach perfection in this world, he would have to die immediately to enjoy himself.
– Josh Billings