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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.
Knowledge is like money: the more he gets, the more he craves.

There's a great power in words, if you don't hitch too many of them together.
About the most originality that any writer can hope to achieve honestly is to steal with good judgment.
Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done.
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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