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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
As a general rule, if you want to get at the truth - hear both sides and believe neither.

R
Solitude: A good place to visit, but a poor place to stay.
A
Life consists not in holding good cards, but in playing well those you do hold.
N
Confess your sins to the Lord, and you will be forgiven; confess them to men, and you will be laughed at.
K
A slander is like a hornet; if you can't kill it dead the first time, better not strike at it.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Quotable Business," ed. Louis E. Boone, 1992.
R: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
A: In "Pearls of Wisdom," ed. J. Agel and W. Glanze, 1987.
N: In "Correct Quotes for DOS," WordStar International, 1991.
K: In "A Treasury of Great American Quotations," by Charles Hurd, 1964.
   


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