Josh Billings

"Never work before breakfast; if you have to work before breakfast, eat your breakfast first."

Rating: 8.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The best way to convince a fool that he is wrong is to let him have his way."

Rating: 5.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Reason often makes mistakes, but conscience never does."

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"If you want to get at the truth - hear both sides and believe neither."

Rating: 5.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Flattery is like cologne water, to be smelt of, not swallowed."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Life consists not in holding good cards but in playing those you hold well."

Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Life is a grindstone, and whether it grinds a man down or polishes him up depends on what he is made of."

Rating: 1.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love yourself."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"There is no revenge so complete as forgiveness."

Rating: 2.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Confess your sins to the Lord and you will be forgiven; confess them to man and you will be laughed at."

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Health is like money, we never have a true idea of its value until we lose it."

Rating: 8.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"In youth we run into difficulties, in old age, difficulties run into us."

Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"I don't care how much a man talks, if he only says it in a few words."

Rating: 2.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Marrying for love may be a bit risky, but it is so honest that God can't help but smile on it."

Rating: 3.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Love looks through a telescope; envy, through a microscope."

Rating: 7.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Silence is one of the hardest arguments to refute."

Rating: 5.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"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."

Rating: 5.25 (Number of Voters: 4)