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Josh Billings
(1818-1885) born on
Apr 21
US writer. His plain language, philosophical, bucolic aphorisms and hapless grammer were widely popular after the Civil War.
         
   
F
Knowledge is like money: the more he gets, the more he craves.

R
There's a great power in words, if you don't hitch too many of them together.
A
About the most originality that any writer can hope to achieve honestly is to steal with good judgment.
N
Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done.
K
Flattery is like cologne water, to be smelt of, not swallowed.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Instant Quotation Dictionary," by Donald O. Bolander, 1979.
R: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
A: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
N: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
K: In "Correct Quotes for DOS," WordStar International, 1991.
   


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